Starting this May, a new rule will require all pilots operating in the vicinity of Luke Air Force Base’s student jet transition training areas to be on frequency with Luke Approach.
Altitudes and boundaries of the new mandatory communications area with Luke RAPCON will be charted on the May 2010 VFR Sectional.
UPDATED - PDF version of the KIWA Arrival and Departure Procedures LOA.
KIWA – Local Flight School VFR Arrival & Departure Procedures
Allegiant Air KIWA Arrivals and Departures
(click each image to download the PDF)
There is a new skydiving operation near Casa Grande Airport. Click the image below to view the current drop zone and recommended pilot procedures.
At our December 2006 meeting, the manager of the skydiving operation agreed to investigate alternative drop zone locations south of Casa Grande Airport. The group agreed that this would alleviate much of the collision hazard that currently exists with aircraft transitioning between Casa Grande and Phoenix.
FAA Skydiving and Parachute Operations Video – Low Resolution (7.2 MB), WMV format.
FAA Skydiving and Parachute Operations Video – Med Resolution (44.4 MB), WMV format.