San Juan CERAP invites you to join us on a getaway to the Virgin Islands. The Caribbean boasts diverse culture, breathtaking scenery, and challenges for even the most experienced pilots. Don’t miss out on three full hours of ATC service. Virgin Islands Getaway will feature the following airports: St. Thomas (TIST), St. Croix (TISX), Beef Island (TUPJ), and San Juan (TJSJ). Pilots are encouraged to not only fly into these airports but hop around the islands and enjoy the scenery. Please see below for more information:
Date & Time: Saturday February 18th [1900-2200z | 3:00-6:00PM EST]
San Juan Departures:
TJSJ-TISX | SJU RTE2 COY or JETSS1 COY
TJSJ-TUPJ | SJU RTE2 MALUE JANER BFI
TJSJ-TIST | SJU RTE2 STT
St. Thomas Departures:
TIST-TJSJ | PALCO7 PALCO RTE6 SJU
TIST-TISX | STT RTE2 COY
TIST-TUPJ | STT BFI
St. Croix Departures:
TISX-TJSJ | HMLTN8CHAKA RTE6 SJU or COY RTE2 STT RTE6 SJU
TISX-TIST | HMLTN8 STT or STT
TISX-TUPJ | COY BFI
Beef Island Departures:
TUPJ-TJSJ | STT RTE6 SJU
TUPJ-TIST | STT
TUPJ-TISX | COY
Come celebrate reggae month in Montego Bay as some of our top shotta controllers line you up for the scenic arrival over Lucea Bay. We’ll be here for four hours on February 18th 7PM-11PM EST (February 19th 0000Z-0400Z). So grab some jerk chicken and a bottle of Red Stripe before heading back to Miami. Come through and feel Irie. Ya Mon!
KMIA-MKJS: EONNS2 EONNS A509 URSUS UA301 UCA G437 GONIS W10 KIRAN MKJS-KMIA: SIA G430 PUTUL UCA UA301 URSUS FLIPR4
It’s that time of year again folks! VATCAR’s illustrious FIRs have joined forces to present Spring Run 2017. Come revel in our true Caribbean hospitality on April 8th from 2200Z-0200Z (6PM-10PM EDT).
Route: POS UL337 GUTIM UA511 MLY
Visit https://tinyurl.com/lxcq5ye for charts and scenery.
Put your stick and rudder skills to the test by taking a shot at the granddaddy of all challenges: Landing at Toncontin. Low ceilings, mountainous terrain, a short runway and the infamous turn to join final shall make it a night of butt-clinching and nervous excitement. Visit us at Kingstonfir.com for charts.
San Juan CERAP invites you to join us as we host VATUSA’s popular Friday Night Ops. Puerto Rico is home to some of the best scenery in aviation. Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (TJSJ) will have full ATC service for this event. Join us on June 2nd, 2017 between 2300-0300z for a fun night of flying.
It brings great pleasure to announce that Bradley Fenty has been appointed Deputy Air Traffic Manager in the Piarco FIR. As Deputy Air Traffic Manager, he will bring new idea and skills to take Piarco to yet an other level.
Please join me in welcoming Bradley to the team and wish him best in his new position. #teampiarco
VATCAR presents ‘Light Up The Caribbean 2018’ which will take place on Saturday 17th February from 2200z to 0300z. This will be a special event as every FIR within VATCAR along with Miami ARTCC will be staffed providing ATC for the entire Caribbean. Furthermore, this event is sponsored by RWY26 Sim and a lucky pilot will have the chance to win a scenery produced by them.
Which FIRs/ARTCCs are taking part?
Nassau FIR | http://nassau.vatcar.org/
Havana FIR | http://havana.vatcar.org/
Kingston FIR | http://www.kingston.vatcar.org/
San Juan CERAP | http://sanjuan.vatcar.org/
Piarco FIR | http://piarco.vatcar.org/
Port-au-Prince FIR | http://port-au-prince.vatcar.org/home/
Santo Domingo FIR | http://santodomingo.vatcar.org/
Curacao FIR | http://curacao.vatcar.org/website/
Miami ARTCC | http://www.zmaartcc.net/wp/
How can I enter for a chance to win?
One pilot will be randomly selected from the list of entries. A pilot may submit more than one entry provided it is a different flight per entry.
1. Departure/Arrival airport must be within VATCAR. Example (but not limited to): MKJS, TTPP, MTPP
2. Departure/Arrival must be within the event time
3. #lightupthecaribbeanevent must be in your remarks
4. Submit your entry here.