New Parking Policy at ZSSS

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Are you aware of the new policy on parking bay allocation for business jets at Shanghai’s HongQiao Airport? Here are all the details you need.

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
• IATA Code: SHA
• ICAO Code: ZSSS
• Latitude/ Longitude: 31°11′53″N 121°20′11″E
• Magnetic Variation: 5.79°w
• Elevation: 3m / 10ft
• Fuel: Jet A-1
• Time Zone: UTC/GMT +8:00 hours

To improve the efficient allocation of parking bays for business jets at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (Airport Code: ZSSS), and to also ensure flight safety and smooth operations, Shanghai Airport Authority has implemented the following new measurements.

Parking Restrictions

– Self-owned aircraft of Shanghai-based operators cannot park for over seven days
– Domestic-registered aircraft cannot park for over five days
– Foreign-registered aircraft cannot park over three days.

Parking Bay Application Requirements

– Parking application shall be submitted to Airport AOC by the operator directly or the ground handling agency at least one working day in advance
– Airport AOC will approve the application according to “first apply, first approved” principle.
– If the business jet operates an urgent mission (such as ambulance flight), the parking application shall be submitted to Airport AOC by the operator or the ground handling 
agency at least two hours before flight take-off.

Penalties

– If the aircraft occupies the parking bay without permission within 24 hours, the Airport AOC will not allocate the parking bay to the aircraft for three months.
– If the aircraft occupies the parking bay without permission between 24 to 48 hours, the Airport AOC will not allocate the parking bay to the aircraft for six months.
– If the aircraft occupies the parking bay without permission over 48 hours, the Airport AOC will not allocate the parking bay to the aircraft for one year.

Above administrative measure has been put into practice from 23:59 Local time on May 31, 2016.

Please keep in mind for this new policy when you are planning your trip to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (ZSSS).