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RVR for non-precision approach

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RVR for non-precision approach
<strong>RVR for non-precision approach</strong>

Required RVR. The lowest minima to be used by an operator for non-precision approaches are:

<strong>Table 4a
RVR for non-precision approach — full facilities</strong>
Non-precision approach minima Full facilities (Notes 1, 5, 6 and 7)
<strong>MDH versus RVR/Aeroplane Category</strong>
<table border="1">
<tbody>
<tr>
<th>MDH</th>
<th>A</th>
<th>B</th>
<th>C</th>
<th>D</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>250-299 ft</td>
<td>800m</td>
<td>800m</td>
<td>800m</td>
<td>1200m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>300-449 ft</td>
<td>900m</td>
<td>1000m</td>
<td>1000m</td>
<td>1400m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>450-649 ft</td>
<td>1000m</td>
<td>1200m</td>
<td>1200m</td>
<td>1600m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>650 ft and above</td>
<td>1200m</td>
<td>1400m</td>
<td>1400m</td>
<td>1800m</td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>

<strong>Table 4b
RVR for non-precision approach — intermediate facilities</strong>
Non-precision approach minima Intermediate facilities (Notes 2, 5, 6 and 7)
<strong>MDH versus RVR/Aeroplane Category</strong>
<table border="1">
<tbody>
<tr>
<th>MDH</th>
<th>A</th>
<th>B</th>
<th>C</th>
<th>D</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>250-299 ft</td>
<td>1000m</td>
<td>1100m</td>
<td>1200m</td>
<td>1400m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>300-449 ft</td>
<td>1200m</td>
<td>1300m</td>
<td>1400m</td>
<td>1600m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>450-649 ft</td>
<td>1400m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1600m</td>
<td>1800m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>650 ft and above</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1800m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>

<strong>Table 4c
RVR for non-precision approach — basic facilities</strong>
Non-precision approach minima Basic facilities (Notes 3, 5, 6 and 7)
<strong>MDH versus RVR/Aeroplane Category</strong>
<table border="1">
<tbody>
<tr>
<th>MDH</th>
<th>A</th>
<th>B</th>
<th>C</th>
<th>D</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>250-299 ft</td>
<td>1200m</td>
<td>1300m</td>
<td>1400m</td>
<td>1600m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>300-449 ft</td>
<td>1300m</td>
<td>1400m</td>
<td>1600m</td>
<td>1800m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>450-649 ft</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1800m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>650 ft and above</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>

<strong>Table 4d
RVR for non-precision approach — Nil approach light facilities</strong>
Non-precision approach minima Nil approach light facilities (Notes 4, 5, 6 and 7)
<strong>MDH versus RVR/Aeroplane Category</strong>
<table border="1">
<tbody>
<tr>
<th>MDH</th>
<th>A</th>
<th>B</th>
<th>C</th>
<th>D</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>250-299 ft</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1600m</td>
<td>1800m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>300-449 ft</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1800m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>450-649 ft</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>650 ft and above</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>1500m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
<td>2000m</td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>

Note 1: Full facilities comprise runway markings, 720 m or more of HI/MI approach lights, runway edge lights, threshold lights and runway end lights. Lights must be on.
Note 2: Intermediate facilities comprise runway markings, 420-719 m of HI/MI approach lights, runway edge lights, threshold lights and runway end lights. Lights must be on.
Note 3: Basic facilities comprise runway markings, Note 4: Nil approach light facilities comprise runway markings, runway edge lights, threshold lights, runway end lights or no lights at all.
Note 5: The tables are only applicable to conventional approaches with a nominal descent slope of not greater than 4°. Greater descent slopes will usually require that visual glide slope guidance (e.g. PAPI) is also visible at the minimum descent height.
Note 6: The above figures are either reported RVR or meteorological visibility converted to RVR as in subparagraph (h) below.
Note 7: The MDH mentioned in Table 4a, 4b, 4c and 4d refers to the initial calculation of MDH. When selecting the associated RVR, there is no need to take account of a rounding up to the nearest ten feet, which may be done for operational pur- poses, e.g. conversion to MDA.

Source: EU-OPS

See also:
<a href="http://flightcrewguide.com/wiki/inflight/non-precision-approach/" title="Non-precision approach">Non-precision approach</a>
<a href="http://flightcrewguide.com/wiki/inflight/rvr-non-precision-approach/" title="RVR for non-precision approach">RVR for non-precision approach</a>
<a href="http://flightcrewguide.com/wiki/inflight/system-minima-non-precision-approach-aids/" title="System minima for non-precision approach aids">System minima for non-precision approach aids</a>



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