YXPM

Port Macquarie Hospital

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Elevation 20

Hospital

Contact

Identifier
YXPM
City/State
Port Macquarie, NSW
Authority
Mid North Coast Local Health District
Person
Jane Evans
Email
PMGHGM-PA@health.nsw.gov.au
Phone
Switch: 02 5524 2000 & 0434 735 340

Location

Description

Current HLS does not meet NSW MoH Guidelines. Concrete pad ~ 9 x 9 m. located to the east of the hospital campus. Caution, windsock and flood light pole located too close to HLS centre. HLS ~2 km. SE of airport.

Lat/Long
31° 27.16'S 152° 52.85'E
Elevation
20

Airspace Information

Description
Within Port Macquarie Airport CTAF. IFR Contact BN Centre 126.6 on ground. REfer to ERSA.
Procedures
1. No fly area over houses immediately to the north of HLS. 2. Hospital have powered trolley however often an ambulance is required. Notify NUM of arrival.
Approach
Eastern sector app/dep: 252/072° T (unsurveyed)
Departure
NW sector app/dep: 135/315° T (unsurveyed)

Helipad

Max. Mass
Hard standing ~9 x 9 m. No defined FATO. Unrated.
Obstacles
Tall trees 50m to south. Wires and tall trees 100m to north. Windsock/floodlight pole 30m to the west, 2 x tele-communication towers 300m east and 500m east (120ft red light on Top). Bat colony in the area of the hospital, airborne particularly near first and last light.
Surface
9 x 9 m. concrete.
Windcone
Yellow windsock
Fuel
At Port Macquarie Airport.

Lighting

Available
HLS is NOT NVG compliant. The only light is a flood light on the windsock pole and it is too close to the current HLS centre. Flood light is manually activated.
Activation
Nil
Guidance
Nil

Communication

CTAF
Callsign
N/A
Details