Visiting Nok Airfield – VTCY
Visiting Nok Airfield – VTCY.
Disclaimer: The following information is provided for information purposes only and does not represent in anyway the owner of Nok Airfield, nor Nok Flying Club. Please contact the airfield operator before landing at VTCY.
Nok Airfield is an open airport, however before landing non resident aircraft should contact the airport operator (not Nok Flying Club) by completing the contact form here.
All aircraft wishing to operate at VTCY must agree and abide by the airfield regulations here, the main operating points below.
Flight Plans must be filed for all flights – 1 hour before departure – telephone Chiangmai Flight Planning 053277897.
Pilot’s must obtain clearance from Chiangmai Approach prior to departure – telephone 053277516
Pilot’s must call Chiangmai Approach immediately after departure – frequency 129.60.
– If unable to establish two way communication, return and land back at the airport.
After landing pilot’s must within one hour close the flight plan by contacting Chiangmai Tower with landing time – telephone 053277776
All flight departures and arrivals to be recorded in Nok Airfield Airport Logbook.
Beware of the neighboring airfield Lanna Airfield – VTCM with a 09/27 runway orientation. It is easy to mistake the two airports if you are not aware.
Approximately 2Nm North East of Nok Airfield is Yong Mai / Chiang Mai Sports Airfield. Keep a sharp look out for small Ultralight aircraft operating around base to final of Nok Airfield runway 16 especially early in the morning and late afternoons. They do not have radio or transponders some of the time.
All three airfields operate on a common traffic advisory frequency 123.00. Once you have been released from Chiang Mai Approach (129.6) please announce yourself and your position. Nok Airfield operates a left downwind 16/ right downwind 34 circuit to avoid Lanna Airfield next door.
At busy times Chiang Mai Approach may issue you you vectors to named visual reporting points. Click on the image below for the full VFR approach diagram.
VFR Routes and Reporting Points for Chiang Mai Airspace
Procedure for flying from Chiang Mai based Airfields VTCY - Nok Airfield, VTCM - Lanna Airfield, CMAS - Chiang Mai Airsports
Live VTCY Nok Airfield Weather can be found here