→What is the procedure for an IFR approach to Sion Airport?
Pilots must minimally complete a Qualification Type A online at http://www.sion-qualification.ch and pass the online exam.
→How do the Qualifications Type A and Type B for an IFR approach to Sion Airport differ?
Qualification Type A is completed online whereas Qualification Type B is obtained further to a flight programme completed in a simulator or plane. Qualification Type B allows the DA to be lowered (variable according to the aircraft’s performance level), while the minimum for the Qualification Type A is set at 8,000 ft. In addition, only pilots with Qualification Type B are authorised to perform night-time landings and take-offs, and high-performance departures in IMC conditions.
→For how long do Qualifications Type A and Type B remain valid?
Qualifications Type A and Type B are valid for 12 months starting from the last landing made at Sion Airport.
→How can I renew my Qualifications A and B?
To renew your Qualifications Type A and Type B, you simply need to have performed an IFR approach to Sion in a simulator or plane within the last 12 months. Your qualifications are renewed automatically on each IFR approach.
→Where can I do the Qualification Type A?
→What documents do I need to complete a Qualification Type A?
Pilots need a copy of Sion’s AIP manual to answer all the questions in the online exam. A copy of Sion’s AIP manual is available as a PDF on the website http://www.sion-qualification.ch
→Which destinations are served by regular flights from Sion Airport?
Please refer to the Flights and getting here page.
→Which fuel cards are accepted at Sion Airport?
The fuel cards accepted at Sion Airport are UVAIR, World fuel, COLT and Air BP.
→How much does fuel cost at Sion Airport?
Please refer to the Home page
→What are Sion Airport’s opening hours?
Please refer to the Weather and Briefing page
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