KAPF

Naples Muni Airport

Naples, Florida, United States

Noise Abatement Information - Last update 07/28/2015

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  Overview

Naples is EXTREMELY NOISE SENSITIVE in all directions.

Please utilize quiet departure and arrival techniques and avoid low flight over residential areas. Whenever possible, FLY NEIGHBORLY – MAINTAIN 2,000’ above ground level over residential neighborhoods.

NOTE: These procedures are not intended to preempt the responsibilities of the pilot-in-command for safe aircraft operations. Recommended procedures are not intended to conflict with instructions from ATC or those which are the exclusive authority of the FAA.

  Temporary Information

The AirNav and FAA charts and diagrams for Naples Municipal Airport (APF/KAPF) may not be updated to reflect the new paved safety areas and increased TODA to 5,800 ft. for Runway 5-23.

See “Images / Diagrams” section.

  • New run-up block located at Alpha1.*

  Mandatory Restrictions

All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival & Departure

The following operations are formally prohibited at APF for noise abatement purposes:

1. Stage 1 jet operations (24 hours).
2, Stage 2 jet operations (24 hours).
3. Maintenance runups between 10 pm and 7 am.

The following categories of aircraft are exempt from these three restrictions:

A. Aircraft operated by the United States of American or the State of Florida.

B. Law enforcement, emergency, fire or rescue aircraft operated by any county, city or state or other governmental agency.

C. Any aircraft operated for bona fide emergency purposes, such as Lifeguard Flights as defined in the Federal Aviation Regulations. Such operator shall notify the Director of Operations of the emergency before conducting the operation, if at all possible, and shall in all cases complete and submit a form furnished by the Airport Authority stating the details of such emergency, not later than 48 hours after the operation is conducted. All persons conducting any operation under this exception shall operate under the guidelines of Federal Aviation Regulations and shall make available to the Executive Director, upon reasonable request all records and documentation relating thereto.

  Curfews

All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival & Departure

All operations are strongly discouraged at the airport from 10 pm to 7 am, the “Voluntary Nighttime Curfew” period.

If operations must be conducted during the Voluntary Nighttime Curfew period, landings on Runway 23 and departures on Runway 5 are strongly preferred, winds and air traffic permitting.

The Authority staff log all operations conducted during the Voluntary Nighttime Curfew period and post the tail numbers, times of operation, and runways used on the airport’s website.

As discussed under the “APU” tab, operators are requested to refrain from use of APUs or other non-electric ground power units during the Voluntary Nighttime Curfew period.

As discussed under the “Mandatory Restrictions” tab, maintenance runups are formally prohibited during the curfew hours. This prohibition is mandatory, not voluntary.

  Images / Diagrams

All Runways  |  Aircraft Categories: A & B  |  Arrival & Departure

Recommended Piston Propeller Procedures (click figure for larger version)

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All Runways  |  Aircraft Category HELI  |  Arrival & Departure

Recommended Helicopter Procedures (click figure for larger version)

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Runways: 05, 14, 23 & 32  |  Aircraft Categories: B, C, D & E  |  Arrival & Departure

Recommended Turbine Fixed-Wing Procedures (click figure for larger version)

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All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival & Departure

Updated Airport Diagram (click figure for larger version)

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  Arrivals

Runways: 05, 14, 23 & 32  |  Aircraft Categories: B, C, D & E  |  Arrival Only

All jet operators are rquested to use the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) approach and landing procedures.




Runways: 05 & 14  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival Only

All operators are requested to fly approaches at or above the 3.5 degree PAPI angle on Runways 5 and 14.




Runways: 23 & 32  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival Only

All oerators are requested to fly approaches at or above the 3.0 degree PAPI angle on Runways 23 and 32.

  Departures

Runways: 05, 14, 23 & 32  |  Aircraft Categories: B, C, D & E  |  Departure Only

All jet operators are rquested to use the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) “close-in” noise abatement departure procedure.




All Runways  |  Aircraft Categories: A & B  |  Departure Only

All propeller-driven aircraft are requested to climb out at Vy (best rate of climb). Reduce power from take-off power to climb power as soon as safe and practical.




All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

Do not make any turns until past the departure end of the runway.

  Preferential Runways

Aircraft Categories: A, B, C, D & E  |  Arrival & Departure

Runway 5 is the preferred departure runway and Runway 23 is the preferred arrival runway, 24 hours a day, winds and air traffic permitting.

  Preferential Instrument Procedures

Runway 23  |  Aircraft Categories: B, C, D & E  |  Departure Only

Please use the NAPLES TWO departure when safe and practical.




Runway 05  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival Only

Please use the RNAV (GPS) RWY 5 approach and follow the published approach profile, when safe and practical.




Runway 23  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival Only

Please use the RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 approach and follow the published approach profile, when safe and practical.

  Pattern Altitudes

ALL VALUES ARE MSL (FEET)



All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories

Pattern altitude is 1,009’ MSL (1,000’ AAE). Keep normal traffic pattern to within 1/2 to 1 mile of runway.

Maintain 2,000’ AGL or higher over residential areas outside traffic pattern whenever feasible.

  APU Use

Operators are requested to refrain from use of APUs or other non-electric ground power units (GPUs) from 10 pm to 7 am.

  Engine Runup

Maintenance runups are prohibited between 10 pm and 7 am, with the following exceptions:

A. Aircraft operated by the United States of American or the State of Florida.

B. Law enforcement, emergency, fire or rescue aircraft operated by any county, city or state or other governmental agency.

C. Any aircraft operated for bona fide emergency purposes, such as Lifeguard Flights as defined in the Federal Aviation Regulations. Such operator shall notify the Director of Operations of the emergency before conducting the operation, if at all possible, and shall in all cases complete and submit a form furnished by the Airport Authority stating the details of such emergency, not later than 48 hours after the operation is conducted. All persons conducting any operation under this exception shall operate under the guidelines of Federal Aviation Regulations and shall make available to the Executive Director, upon reasonable request all records and documentation relating thereto.

  Flight Training

Jets and large aircraft are requested to refrain from conducting multiple approaches and closed traffic patterns on a 24-hour basis.




Pilots are requested to refrain from conducting any training operations from 10 pm to 7 am, the “Voluntary Nighttime Curfew” period, and to conduct 10 or fewer repetetive touch-and-go operations from 7 am to 10 pm.




Please keep normal traffic pattern to witnin 1/2 to 1 mile of the airport.

  Community Groups/Info

A 9 member Noise Compatibility Committee (NCC) meets regularly to review the noise abatement program and make appropriate recommendations to airport staff and the Authority. NCC members are local residents and pilots who volunteer their time and expertise to help maintain a high quality of life in Naples. Information is available at http://www.flynaples.com/noise-abatement/noise-committee

  Stage II

Stage 1 and 2 jet operations are banned 24 hours a day, with the following exceptions:

A. Aircraft operated by the United States of American or the State of Florida.

B. Law enforcement, emergency, fire or rescue aircraft operated by any county, city or state or other governmental agency.

C. Any aircraft operated for bona fide emergency purposes, such as Lifeguard Flights as defined in the Federal Aviation Regulations. Such operator shall notify the Director of Operations of the emergency before conducting the operation, if at all possible, and shall in all cases complete and submit a form furnished by the Airport Authority stating the details of such emergency, not later than 48 hours after the operation is conducted. All persons conducting any operation under this exception shall operate under the guidelines of Federal Aviation Regulations and shall make available to the Executive Director, upon reasonable request all records and documentation relating thereto.

  Stage III

From 10 pm to 7 am, all Stage 3 operations are strongly discouraged, with the following exceptions:

A. Aircraft operated by the United States of American or the State of Florida.

B. Law enforcement, emergency, fire or rescue aircraft operated by any county, city or state or other governmental agency.

C. Any aircraft operated for bona fide emergency purposes, such as Lifeguard Flights as defined in the Federal Aviation Regulations. Such operator shall notify the Director of Operations of the emergency before conducting the operation, if at all possible, and shall in all cases complete and submit a form furnished by the Airport Authority stating the details of such emergency, not later than 48 hours after the operation is conducted. All persons conducting any operation under this exception shall operate under the guidelines of Federal Aviation Regulations and shall make available to the Executive Director, upon reasonable request all records and documentation relating thereto.




From 10 pm to 7 am, all maintenance runups are prohibited, with the following exceptions:

A. Aircraft operated by the United States of American or the State of Florida.

B. Law enforcement, emergency, fire or rescue aircraft operated by any county, city or state or other governmental agency.

C. Any aircraft operated for bona fide emergency purposes, such as Lifeguard Flights as defined in the Federal Aviation Regulations. Such operator shall notify the Director of Operations of the emergency before conducting the operation, if at all possible, and shall in all cases complete and submit a form furnished by the Airport Authority stating the details of such emergency, not later than 48 hours after the operation is conducted. All persons conducting any operation under this exception shall operate under the guidelines of Federal Aviation Regulations and shall make available to the Executive Director, upon reasonable request all records and documentation relating thereto.

  Noise Ordinance

See “Mandatory Restrictions” tab.

  DISCLAIMER

Disclaimer



NOTE: The noise abatement procedures presented on this website for APF are not intended to preempt the responsibilities of the pilot-in-command for safe aircraft operations. Recommended procedures are not intended to conflict with instructions from Federal Aviation Adminstration (FAA) Air Traffic Control (ATC) or those which are the exclusive authority of the FAA.

  Airport Contact Info

Name: Raul Estrada, Commercial Terminal/Security Manager
Phone: 239-643-0733
Noise Hotline: 239-643-1879
Fax: 239-262-7438
Email: restrada@flynaples.com
Web Address: http://www.flynaples.com/index.php
Noise Complaint Address: http://www.flynaples.com/noise-abatement/noise-abatement-for-pilots
Address:
Naples Airport Authority
160 Aviation Drive North
Naples FL 34104-3568

  NBAA Procedures

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  AOPA Noise Awareness Steps (Not Applicable)

Not applicable.

Reverse Thrust (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Intersection Takeoffs (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Flight Track Monitoring (None)

None

Noise Monitoring (None)

None

Prior Permission (PPR) Operations (None)

None

Airport Maps

Airport Contact

Name: Raul Estrada, Commercial Terminal/Security Manager
Phone: 239-643-0733
Noise: 239-643-1879
Fax: 239-262-7438
Address:
Naples Airport Authority
160 Aviation Drive North
Naples FL 34104-3568

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Airport Data

Elevation: 8 ft
City: Naples, Florida, United States
Sectional Chart: Miami
Flight Service: Miami FSS
Control Tower: Yes
Wind Indicator: Yes
Fuel: 100LLA
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