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Malta Air Show Maritime Exclusion Zone

Aug 19, 2017


Malta Air Show Maritime Exclusion Zone

 

A Maritime Exclusion Zone (MEZ) is being enforced during the Malta Air Show being held between 21 and 24 September 2017

 

The Ports and Yachting Directorate, Transport Malta said that the MEZ is delineated by the imaginary lines between the points A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I and the coastline, shown hatched in red on attached chart 1. Flashing markers, with red flags, will be placed in positions B, C, D, E, F, G and H.

 

Point       Latitude (N)          Longitude (E)    

A             35 53’.854         014 31’.796       Coast

B             35 54’.045         014 31’.967       Flashing Markers

C             35 54’.231         014 32’.136       Flashing Markers

D             35 54’.011         014 32’.491       Flashing Markers

E              35 53’.784         014 32’.861       Flashing Markers

F              35 53’.554         014 33’.236       Flashing Markers

G             35 53’.320         014 33’.617       Flashing Markers

H             35 53’.176         014 33’.479       Flashing Markers

I               35 53’.032         014 33’.339       Coast

 

The MEZ will be in force as follows:

  • Thursday 21st September 2017: from 1600 hours to 1830 local time.
  • Friday 22nd September 2017:     from 1500 hours to 1830 local time.
  • Saturday 23rd September 2017: from 1500 hours to 1830 local time.
  • Sunday 24th September 2017:    from 1500 hours to 1830 local time.

 

Mariners are informed that during the above display dates, entry and exit from the Grand Harbour will be restricted to navigation from 1500 hours to 1830 hours local time.

 

The section of Barriera Wharf behind the Fish Market, shown hatched in red on attached chart 2, is to be kept clear during the above mentioned days and time.

 

Mariners are instructed to comply with any instructions given by Valletta Port Control (Valletta VTS) on VHF channel 12 and maritime enforcement vessels operating in the areas.

 

Charts affected:BA 177, 2538

All positions are referred to WGS 84 DATUM.

 

Chart 1

Malta Air Show Maritime Exclusion Zone

 

Chart 2

 Malta Air Show Maritime Exclusion Zone

 

 

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