Arrival Procedures

VFR Aircraft

It is advisable that all VFR aircraft approaching to land or overfly the territory contact Beef Island Tower on 118.4 and pass their flight plan details by the time they have reached a distance of 20NM from their proposed destination.

Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport

Aircraft from the south east and south are expected to join the Beef Island traffic circuit via right downwind/base for RWY 07 or left downwind/base for RWY 25.

Aircraft from the west should advise the tower on 118.4 whether they will be transiting North or South of Tortola on their approach to land at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

Taddy Bay Airport

This aerodrome requires special operations and therefore prior approval. Please contact Coy Levons, Director of Operations at email: clevons@bviaa.com or telephone 284.852.9000 before transiting to this airport.

Auguste George Airport

It is mandatory that operators request prior permission(PPR) from the Operations Department for use of the Virgin Gorda and Anegada Aerodromes.

IFR Aircraft

Arriving IFR aircraft may contact Beef Island Tower at any time on 118.4 in order to receive weather and essential aerodrome information if they are unable to receive the ATIS on 360Mhz.

Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport

San Juan CERAP will coordinate handover of all aircraft with Beef Island Tower detailing the estimate for the Beef Island NDB BFI 360 Mhz, and the entry point.

Visual Approaches are usually anticipated into Terrance B. Lettsome Airport but aircraft unfamiliar with the terrain are encouraged to overfly the field or seek direction from Air Traffic Control regarding the best way to approach and land.

The NDB approaches are designed to place aircraft in a position close to the runway from which a visual approach and landing can be made. In the event that a visual approach cannot be made, pilots are expected to execute the published missed approach procedure and advise the tower of the action taken.

Taddy Bay Airport

IFR arrivals are prohibited at this airport.

Auguste George Airport

IFR arrivals are prohibited at this airport.

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