YXCB

Canberra Hospital

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Elevation 1962

HLS-NVG Standard

Contact

Identifier
YXCB
City/State
Canberra, ACT
Authority
ACT Health Directorate
Person
Dr. Kelvin Grove
Email
Kelvin.Grove@act.gov.au
Phone
Triage nurse : 6244 2795 Hospital switch : 6244 2222 Notify ETA to triage nurse.

Location

Description

HLS at NE end of elevated car park, NW of the Women's and Children's Hospital building. HLS is ACTAS/Ambulance NSW compliant and is square & not round due to structural issues.

Lat/Long
35° 20.63'S 149° 06.00'E
Elevation
1962

Airspace Information

Description
Within Canberra CTA. Clearance required. Refer ERSA.
Procedures
1. Must notify triage nurse with ETA and activate "Code H" procedure to activate HLSRO (30 minutes PN reqd). 2. Avoid prolonged ground running. 3. HLS OM not yet in force.
Approach
Eastern sector App. 233° T. Western sector App. 063° T
Departure
Eastern sector Dep. 053° T. Western sector Dep. 243° T.

Helipad

Max. Mass
7.0 tonnes (certified static limit)
Obstacles
1.1 m. high cyclone wire fences on SW side of HLS. 2.Tall trees and wires in both NE and SW flight path sectors. 3.Hospital buildings to the NE,E and SE. 4. 2 x windsocks, both with turbulence issues. Neither currently reliable. Report as "HAZARD" if upper windsock wound around pole.
Surface
Concrete, painted and marked to meet ACTAS/Ambulance NSW HLS specifications.
Windcone
Two. Action required on both.
Fuel
Available at Canberra Airport.

Lighting

Available
Yes, and required to be used. Activate 5-10 mins prior to arrival. Manual back-up in place.
Activation
122.20 MHz
Guidance
Yellow VHF approach/departure path arrows on deck incorporating NVG compliant yellow lights.

Communication

CTAF
Callsign
Nil
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