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UN Climate Change Conference 2015

Jimmy Gadallah | - 11/26/2015
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World leaders are descending on Paris this weekend as the UN Climate Change Conference gets underway. With input from more than 190 nations, CPO21 is part of on-going efforts to agree on a new global deal tackling climate change by cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. The summit will begin on Monday, November 30 and run through Friday, December 11. The main events will center at Le Bourget.

Here is some information you’ll need if you’re planning to travel to Paris.

Airports

Le Bourget Airport

Paris, FRA // LFPB // LBG (IATA)

  • N 48° 58.2′ E 02° 26.5′   Mag Var: 01W
  • Elevation: 220′
  • Fuel: Jet, Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST

Private flights

  • LNG permit is not required

Non-scheduled flights

  • OVF / LNG permit PPR authorization is required
  • Application requires information on the aircraft type, registration, and operator
  • UAS can assist for accreditation number and slot

Parking

  • There are no parking restrictions.

Fuel

  • UAS Fuel Service availability by Truck browser providing Jet A1

Paris Orly

Paris, FRA // LFPO // ORY (IATA)

  • N48° – 43.3 E 002 – 22.8
  • Mag Var: 01W
  • Elevation: 89 m
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST

Parking

To operate a private flight in LFPO/ORY, you must fulfill at least one of the following:

  1. Flight in connection with a scheduled Airline
  2. Diplomatic or Military flight

A night ban applies at LFPO/ORY as follows:

  • Arrivals are not allowed (on block) between 23h29LT & 06H20LT
  • Departures are not allowed (off block) between 23h19LT and 06H00LT

Charles de Gaulle Airport

Paris, FRA // LFPG // CDG (IATA)

  • N 49° 00.6′ E 02° 32.9′   Mag Var: 01W
  • Elevation: 392′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1, JP-4
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST

Parking

There are some restrictions for business jet in LFPG; it’s necessary to fulfill at least one of the conditions:

  1. Flight in connection with a scheduled Airline.
  2. Inbound and outbound non-Schengen
  3. Aircraft with more than 25 seats
  4. The owner is on board
  5. Closure of LFPB in case of departure after 2010Z

Note: The maximum parking time at Charles de Gaulle is 4 hours.

A night ban applies at LFPG / CDG as follows:

  • Arrivals are not allowed (on block) between 00h30LT & 05H30LT
  • Departures are not allowed (off block) between 00h00LT and 05H00LT
  • Any infringements of this are subject to a fine from French CAA (up to €20,000)

Operational Information:

Private flights

  • OVF / LNG permits are not required
  • UAS can assist with a slot

Non-Scheduled flights

  • No landing permit is required if the operator is coming from their country
  • It is advisable to check with DGAC

Fuel

  • UAS Fuel Service availability by Truck browser providing Jet A1

Note: All permits and slots should be requested at least three days prior planned arrival.

NOTAMs

LFPG – PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE  

AD RESTRICTIONS DUE TO WORKS – AIP SUP NR 176/15 MODIFIED:

OBJECT: DUE TO WORKS, CLOSURE OF TAXIWAYS AND PARKING STANDS.

THIS AIP SUP 176/15 AVAILABLE ON: WWW.SIA.AVIATION-CIVILE.GOUV.FR

MODIFICATION :

. END OF PHASE 2 MODIFIED: READ 18 DEC 2015 0400

INSTEAD OF 16 NOV 2015 0430.

. TWY EM4: READ TWY EM4 IN SERVICE AT NIGHT MONDAY TO FRIDAY

INSTEAD OF TWY EM4 CLOSED AT NIGHT MON TO FRI (SEE APPENDIX 2

BIS).                                             : NOTAM LF/A4822/15

IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH-INTENSITY RUNWAY OPERATIONS PROCEDURES –

REF AIRAC AIP SUP 186/15 AVAILABLE ON:

WWW.SIA.AVIATION-CIVILE.GOUV.FR                   : NOTAM LF/A3629/15

C5A, A124 AND A225 TYPE ACFT, FOLLOW-ME VEHICLE REQUIRED FOR

TAXIING PPR 12 HOURS AT PCO +33 1.48.12.39.79 OR MAIL CDGR1(A)ADP.FR

: NOTAM LF/A4213/15

CONTRARY TO THE INSTRUCTIONS PUBLISHED ON NOVEMBER 13TH 2014 ON

PAGES AIP AD 2 LFPG TXT 02 AND AD 3 LFPG TXT 02, VFR USERS ALLOWED

TO FLY IN PARIS CTR AND IN LF-R275 AREA, MUST COMPLY WITH THE

FOLLOWING MEASURES.

WHATEVER THE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS, NO VISUAL SEPARATION

CLEARANCE IS TEMPORARILY PRACTICABLE BETWEEN IFR FLIGHTS AND A VFR

FLYING SOUTH OF RH1 POINT AND NORTH OF RH2 POINT. : NOTAM LF/A3994/15

CONTRARY TO THE INSTRUCTIONS PUBLISHED ON NOVEMBER 13TH 2014 ON

PAGES AIP AD 2 LFPG TXT 02 AND AD 3 LFPG TXT 02, AND EXCEPTING

PUBLIC MISSION FLIGHTS OF SERA ARTICLE 4, VFR USERS ALLOWED TO FLY

IN PARIS CTR AND IN LF-R275 AREA, MUST COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING

MEASURES.

– ALL VFR AIRCRAFT (AIRPLANES AND HELICOPTERS) ARRIVING AT OR

DEPARTING FROM PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE (USING CDG RUNWAYS OR

HELISTOP) ARE TEMPORARILY FORBIDDEN IN SPECIAL VFR CONDITIONS.

THESE VFR FLIGHTS ARE ALLOWED ONLY IN VMC CONDITIONS WITHIN CLASS

D AIRSPACE.

– EVERY REQUEST FOR AIR WORK IN VFR (AIRPLANE OR HELICOPTER),

WHOSE TRAJECTORY IS LIKELY TO INTERFERE WITH IFR PROCEDURES AT

PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE AND/OR PARIS LE BOURGET, WILL BE

POTENTIALLY REFUSED IN SPECIAL VFR CONDITIONS IN PARIS CTR

: NOTAM LF/A3995/15

DE GAULLE APP FREQ IS MODIFIED: 118.150MHZ (INSTEAD OF 118.155MHZ

: NOTAM LF/A3899/15

LFPO -PARIS ORLY

PAPI RWY 08 OUT OF SERVICE.                       : NOTAM LF/A4808/15

REFERS IAC AD2 LFPO GMC03:

GROUND MOVEMENTS FOR B777-300 AND B777-300ER

READ: TWY LS PROHIBITED FOR B777-300 AND 300ER

READ: TAXIWAYS L2 AND L3 AVBL FOR B777-300 AND 300ER

READ: TURN L4-W1 HEADING NORTH OPEN IN BOTH DIRECTION FOR B777-300

AND 300ER                                         : NOTAM LF/A4789/15

TWY LM CLOSED                                     : NOTAM LF/A4717/15

TALPA MATRIX WINTER SEASON 2015/2016 EXPERIMENT

AFTER LANDING, UNDER ADVERSE RUNWAY CONDITIONS, PILOTS WILL BE ASKED

TO REPORT THEIR ESTIMATED BRAKING ACTION WITH FOLLOWING TERMS:

GOOD, GOOD TO MEDIUM, MEDIUM, MEDIUM TO POOR, POOR

AND THE ACFT TYPE

FOR EXAMPLE: A320-GOOD

DURING THIS EXPERIMENTAL PERIOD, LFPO AIRPORT OPERATOR WILL HAVE THE

POSSIBILITY TO COMMUNICATE FOR INFORMATION THE RUNWAY CONDITION CODE

(THIRD OF RWY) VIA ATIS OR SNOWTAM

EXAMPLE: 3/4/3                                   : NOTAM LF/A4633/15

TWY W2 CLOSED BETWEEN C14 AND LB NOT INCLUDED.

TWY LF LC CLOSED.                                 : NOTAM LF/A4200/15

TWY WA CANCELLED

SEE AD2 LFPO OACI 01 / AD2 LFPO APDC 01 / AD2 LFPO GMC 01

: NOTAM LF/A3830/15

CRANE OPR

PSN: 484323.88N 0021545.80E

HEIGHT: 523FT

ELEV: 817FT

LIGHTING: DAY AND NIGHT                           : NOTAM LF/A3434/15

MVL -VISUAL MANEUVERING WITHOUT PRESCRIBED TRACK- PROC, MDA

CHANGED:

MDA RAISED TO 20FT (830FT INSTEAD OF 810FT) FOR

ACFT CAT A AND B.                                 : NOTAM LF/A3433/15

DUE TO MANY REPORTS OF DAZZLES BY PORTABLE LASERS, AIR CREWS ARE

REQUEST TO REPORT IMMEDIATELY ALL THESE EVENTS TO ATS, SPECIFYING,

IF POSSIBLE, THE PLACE OF ORIGIN.                 : NOTAM LF/A2360/15

Immigration

Non-EU members

Passengers

  • A visa is required
  • A Schengen visa is also valid for French Guiana, French West Indies and Reunion, provided it’s endorsed with the following: “Also valid for French territories being in observation of the respective French territories.”

Crew

  • A passport and General Declaration Form are required
  • Crew members must wear their uniforms, and the duration of their stay must be according to the General Declaration
EU members

Passengers

  • A valid passport and/or country ID is required
  • No visa is required

Crew

  • A passport and General Declaration Form required
  • Crew members must wear their uniforms, and the duration of their stay must be according to the General Declaration

Note:

  • Visitors who do not hold return/onward tickets could be refused entry
  • Passports and passport replacing documents issued more than ten years before the date of travel will not be accepted
  • Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay as well as documents required for their next destination

Customs

EU citizens

There is free import for passengers arriving with goods purchased within the EU for personal use only. This includes the French Overseas Departments of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, and Reunion.

-Tobacco products, for passengers aged 17 and above: (1 of the following)

  • 800 cigarettes
  • 400 cigarillos
  • 200 cigars
  • 1kg of pipe or cigarette tobacco
  • -Alcoholic beverages, for passengers aged 17 years and above:
  • 10 liters of spirits over 22%
  • 20 liters of alcoholic beverages less than 22%
  • 90 liters of wine (though no more than 60 liters of sparkling wine)
  • 110 liters of beer
Non-EU citizens

Free import to passengers arriving from non-EU Member States (including the Canary Islands, Channel Islands):

-Tobacco products, for passengers aged 17 years and over: (1 of the following)

  • 200 cigarettes
  • 100 cigarillos (max. 3g each)
  • 50 cigars
  • 250g of smoking tobacco
  • A proportional mix of these products

-Alcoholic beverages, for passengers aged 17 years and above: (1 of the following)

  • 1 liter of spirits over 22% volume, or non-denatured ethyl alcohol with more than 80% volume
  • 2 liters of spirits or aperitifs made of wine or similar beverages less than 22% volume, or sparkling wines or liqueur wines
  • A proportional mix of these products

And in addition:

  • 4 liters still wine and 16 liters of beer; medicines for personal requirements and other goods up to a total value of EUR 430 (per adult) or EUR 90 for those aged under 15.

Note: Such amounts cannot be combined by several people.

Jewelry: Export of gold must be declared with the exception of personal jewelry weighing under 500 grams.

Products of animal origin, not originating from an EU Member State, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino or Switzerland, are not permitted to be imported into an EU Member State, with the exception of limited amounts from Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and small amounts of specific products from other countries.

For full details, please see or refer to the website of the European Union, http://europa.eu/

For full details please see Terms & Definitions, section 5. Customs, or refer to the website of the European Union, http://europa.eu/

Baggage Clearance

Baggage can be cleared at any airport in France.

The baggage of passengers whose destination is outside France in transit via Paris, International Airport Charles de Gaulle or Orly is exempt.

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers.

Currency

The local currency is Euro (EUR)

There are no restrictions on Euro and foreign currencies if you are arriving from, or traveling, to another EU Member State.

The same regulations apply for import and export.

Amounts exceeding EUR 10,000 or more (or the equivalent in another currency), including banker’s draft and checks of any kind, must be declared if arriving directly from or traveling to a country outside the EU.

Accommodation

Hotels near Le Bourget

Hotels near Paris Orly

  • Hilton Paris Orly Airport Hotel
  • Best western Plus Orly Aiport
  • Novotel Paris Orly
  • Hyatt Regency
  • Pullman
  • Radisson Blue
  • Novotel
  • Marriot

Hotels near Charles De Gaulle

  • Hyatt Regency Hotel CDG
  • Hilton CDG
  • Hotel Mercure Paris CDG
  • Ibis Paris CDG Airport

Ground Transport

Public Transport

Paris Orly

  • Orlyval (train)
  • Air France cars
  • Tramway T7
  • Orly Bus

Charles de Gaulle

  • RER B (train)
  • Roissybus Paris (Opéra)
  • Air France cars
  • Bus 350 Paris
  • Bus 351 Paris

Car Rental

Avis

Tel: 0 821 230 760
Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 1, 2ACD, 2E et 2F / Paris-Orly terminal Ouest

Budget

Tel: 0 825 00 35 64 (0.15€ TTC/min)
Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 1, 2ACD, 2E et 2F / Paris-Orly terminal Ouest

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Tel: 0 825 16 12 12
Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 1, 2ACD, 2E et 2F / Paris-Orly terminal Ouest

Europcar

Tel: 0 825 358 358
Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 1, 2ACD, 2E et 2F/Paris-Orly terminal Ouest

Hertz

Tel: + 33 1 39 38 38 38
Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 1, 2ACD, 2E et 2F / Paris-Orly terminal Ouest

Sixt

Tel: 0 820 00 74 98
Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 1, 2ACD, 2E , 2F / Paris-Orly terminal Ouest

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