KJRB

Downtown Manhattan/Wall St Heliport

New York, New York, United States

Noise Abatement Information - Last update 09/27/2012

HIGH

  Overview

The Downtown Manhattan Heliport is one of the most advanced heliports in the industry and provides the ultimate in user comfort and convenience. The Heliport is located in a highly noise-sensitive area of Lower Manhattan and across the East River from the Brooklyn Communities of Brooklyn Heights and Red Hook. As such, helicopter operators are strongly encouraged to “Fly Neighborly” at all times and follow all applicable noise abatement guidelines and procedures (weather and safety permitting).

  Mandatory Restrictions

All Runways  |  Aircraft Category HELI  |  Arrival & Departure

NO FLIGHTS OR APPROACHES OVER FDR DRIVE. ALL DEPARTURES AND ARRIVALS MUST TAKE PLACE OVER EAST RIVER (WEATHER AND SAFETY PERMITTING).

Additionally, pursuant to the New York City Helicopter Sightseeing Plan, no air tour activity is permitted directly over any Brooklyn communities including Brooklyn Heights and Red Hook.

  Curfews

All Runways  |  Aircraft Category HELI  |  Arrival & Departure

Heliport Hours of Operation:

MON-FRI: 0700-2200
SAT: 0900-1900
SUN: 0900-1700

Pursuant to noise abatement restrictions established by the City of New York, Air tours are only permitted between 0900-1900 MON-SAT and 0900-1700 on SUN.

Facility may be used by law enforcement on a 24/7 basis.

  Arrivals

All Runways  |  Aircraft Category HELI  |  Arrival Only

PLEASE AVOID OVERFLIGHTS OF RESIDENTIAL AREAS WHENEVER POSSIBLE.

All arrivals should take place over the East River (safety and weather permitting).

  Departures

All Runways  |  Aircraft Category HELI  |  Departure Only

PLEASE AVOID OVERFLIGHTS OF RESIDENTIAL AREAS WHENEVER POSSIBLE.

All departures should take place over the East River (safety and weather permitting).

  Preferential Runways

Aircraft Category HELI  |  Arrival & Departure

The Downtown Manhattan Heliport’s primary Touchdown and Liftoff Area (TLOF) — the “H” — is located at the outer-end of the facility’s 550-foot pier. Other secondary takeoff and landing areas are located on the pier and the adjacent barge.

  Flight Track Monitoring

Saker Aviation Services utilizes publicly available radar-based flight track data to monitor air tour operator compliance with the New York City Helicopter Sightseeing Plan.

  Prior Permission (PPR) Operations

The Downtown Manhattan Heliport is a “public-use” facility and available for operations during its published hours of operation.

  Fueling Services

Saker Aviation Services’ state of the art fuel storage and dispensing system supplies high grade Jet-A fuel. Refueling operations are carried out during normal business hours and cease during severe weather conditions such as lightning, thunder storms, heavy rain or snow. All JRB refueler personnel are required to obtain FDNY Certificates of Fitness.

  Noise Complaints

To register a noise complaint regarding aircraft operating to/from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, please call 311, New York City’s main source of government information and non-emergency services.

Complainants may also file noise complaints with the Eastern Region Helicopter Council, the leading helicopter/heliport trade organization in the Northeast US, by visiting ERHC’s Community Portal — flyneighborly.net. At that page, you will find ERHC’s toll-free Noise Complaint Hotline (1-800-319-7410) and instructions to file a complaint online.

  Airport Contact Info

Name: Brian Tolbert, FBO Manager
Phone: 212-248-7240
Mobile: 917-912-4217
Fax: 212-363-6792
Email: Btolbert@sakeraviation.com
Web Address: http://WWW.SakerAviation.com
Address:
20 South Street
Pier 6 East River
New York NY 10004

  AOPA Noise Awareness Steps (Not Applicable)

Not applicable.

  NBAA Procedures (Not Applicable)

Not applicable.

Temporary Information (None)

None

Images / Diagrams (None)

None

Preferential Instrument Procedures (None)

None

Reverse Thrust (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Pattern Altitudes (None Specified. Refer to FAA A/FD.)

None specified. refer to faa a/fd.

Intersection Takeoffs (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

APU Use (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Engine Runup (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Flight Training (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Community Groups/Info (None)

None

Stage II (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Stage III (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Noise Ordinance (None)

None

Noise Monitoring (None)

None

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Airport Contact

Name: Brian Tolbert, FBO Manager
Phone: 212-248-7240
Mobile: 917-912-4217
Fax: 212-363-6792
Address:
20 South Street
Pier 6 East River
New York NY 10004

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Airport Data

Elevation: 7 ft
City: New York, New York, United States
Sectional Chart: New York
Flight Service: New York FSS
Wind Indicator: Yes
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