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22NOV20 | Guam -> Darwin Shuttle

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In collaboration with PCF and the Indonesia VACC, VATPAC is pleased to delighted to invite you to the Guam -> Darwin Shuttle! Fly from Guam to Darwin with full ATC from 2000z on the 21st of November 2020, until 0400z on the 22nd of November 2020


What is a 'Shuttle' Event?
A shuttle event is where we invite pilots and controllers to fly from the defined departure airport, to the defined arrival airport with the expectation of full ATC along the way! On this occasion, we have teamed up with PCF in order to provide you with an international event! 

We invite you to depart from Guam International Airport (PGUM) between 2000z and 2200z on the 21st of November 2020, inbound to Darwin International Airport (YPDN), as we attempt to test out our talented controlling team! Below you will find the recommended route between the two airfields, as well as information for your departure and arrival! 


VATPAC, PCF and Indonesia VACC recommend the following route when flying between Guam and Darwin. 

DEPARTURE: Radar vectors to UNZ 
STAR: DONYA7A (11/29)

Remember the departure slot for PGUM is between 2000z and 2200z


Departure From Guam:
Pilots departing from Guam International Airport (PGUM), can expect to depart from either runways 06L/R or runways 24L/R, depending on wind direction and traffic levels. Pilots are to expect radar vectors after departure towards the UNZ TACAN, or a waypoint on their route that is nearby. 


Arrival Into Darwin:
Upon Arrival into Darwin International Airport (YPDN), pilots can expect the DONYA7(A/U) followed by a choice of VOR, NDB, ILS, RNAV or Visual approach (Weather Permitting) into either runway 11 or 29. ATC will assign the approach type nominated in the ATIS but you may request a different approach type if you are up for the challenge. ATC will be provided at Darwin between 0100z and 0400z. 

We ask that you are familiar with the approach type you select. If you are unfamiliar with these operations you can request vectors from the Approach controller to ensure you capture the localiser.

Click here to see a DONYA7A chart. Please note: The DONYA7U arrival is virtually the same as the DONYA7A, it simply links to a different approach! 


ATC within VATPAC airspace for this event will be rostered according to the positions nominated below. Applications are now open, click here to apply.

Login Identifier: Radio Callsign: Frequency:
BN-TRT_CTR Brisbane Centre 133.200
DN_APP Darwin Approach 134.100
DN_TWR Darwin Tower 133.100
DN_GND Darwin Ground 121.800

ZAK_W_FSS will NOT be a rostered position, however, if you are an ENR controller, and part of the "Oceanic Roster", please feel free to jump on from 2100z!


Guam International Airport (PGUM)
Payware - RealWorld (FSX/P3D)
Freeware - Xplane Forums (Xplane)
Freeware - Xplane Forums (Xplane)

YPDN - Darwin International Airport
Payware - MFSG (FSX/P3D)
Freeware - AVSIM (FSX)
Freeware - WorldWideXP (Xplane)


We are always looking for feedback about our events! Email [email protected] or visit https://feedback.vatpac.org

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Due to scheduling issues with external divisions. This event (Guam -> Darwin Shuttle) has been postponed, with a rescheduled departure date of the 21st November 2000z.

The post above has been modified and all information on this page is now correct. We thank you for your understanding, and apologise for the short notice.

See you on the 21st of November!!!


VATSIM Australia Pacific Events Department

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