Sydney ATC – Listen live to the controllers work the magic .
Sydney ATC (Kingsford-Smith) International Airport ICAO Code YSSY Known locally as KSA Sydney ATC (Airservices Australia) is responsible for the Sydney Basin area and consists of the following positions.
“Flow control” sequences the aircraft into Sydney “Approach North” and “approach South” are responsible for arriving aircraft into Sydney.
“Director East” and “Director West” are responsible for spacing and horizontal separation on final approach to the close parallel runways Rwy 16L/34R and 16R/34L as well as 07/25.
Pilots are required to monitor a separate PARM (Parallel Approach Radar Monitoring) frequency and if minimum horizontal separation is breached, obey the Directors “BREAKOUT” instructions as broadcast.
“Departures North” and “Departures South” are responsible for departures at Sydney “Departures West” is responsible for arrivals and departures at Bankstown
“Approach West” is responsible for the Richmond airspace above 1500ft
“Sydney Tower” is responsible for final clearance to land and take off”
“Sydney Ground” is responsible for taxiway clearances”
“Sydney Radar” responsible for the service provided in class G airspace within 45nm of Sydney .
“Sydney Terminal” is the first point of contact for aircraft wishing to enter controlled airspace Each position has its own airspace but this varies depending on the runways in use at Sydney KSA For more information see: http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/pilotcentre/training/flyingaround/sydney.asp#ats
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A recording of Qantas 5 returning to Sydney October 2010. .
|6.67600||F||Australia VOLMET. 24hr Aviation Weather including YSSY. +00-05 and +30-35||AM||Aircraft|
|11.38700||F||Australia VOLMET. 24hr Aviation Weather including YSSY. +00-05 and +30-35||AM||Aircraft|
|112.10000||F||VOR/DME. Sydney C-ATIS||AM||Aircraft|
|118.40000||FM||Sydney Departures – South, West & North-west (Beyond 15nm)||AM||Aircraft|
|118.55000||F||Sydney C-ATIS (on test)||AM||Aircraft|
|119.45000||FM||Sydney Parallel Approach Radar – West||AM||Aircraft|
|120.50000||FM||Sydney Tower – Rwy 16R/34L and 07/25||AM||Aircraft|
|121.70000||FM||Sydney Ground – East of Rwy 16R/34L||AM||Aircraft|
|123.00000||FM||Sydney Departures – North & East||AM||Aircraft|
|124.40000||FM||Sydney Approach – between 40nm to 10nm North & East||AM||Aircraft|
|124.55000||FM||Sydney Radar (Directed traffic information South & West)||AM||Aircraft|
|124.70000||FM||Sydney Tower – Rwy 16L/34R||AM||Aircraft|
|125.30000||FM||Sydney Director – East||AM||Aircraft|
|125.80000||FM||Sydney Radar (Directed traffic information North & East)||AM||Aircraft|
|126.10000||FM||Sydney Director – West||AM||Aircraft|
|126.50000||FM||Sydney Ground Control – West of Rwy 16R/34L||AM||Aircraft|
|127.60000||FM||Sydney Tower (standby backup)||AM||Aircraft|
|128.30000||FM||Sydney Approach – between 40nm and 10nm South & West||AM||Aircraft|
|129.70000||FM||Sydney Departures – South, West & North-west||AM||Aircraft|
|131.00000||VKE787||FM||Sydney Airport Firefighting & Rescue Services||AM||Aircraft|
|133.80000||FM||Sydney Clearance Delivery||AM||Aircraft|
|133.95000||FM||Sydney Parallel Approach Radar – East||AM||Aircraft|
|135.10000||FM||Sydney Terminal – Inbound Clearances (within 45nm Sydney)||AM||Aircraft|
|135.90000||FM||Richmond Approach & R-569||AM||Aircraft|
|363.80000||FM||Richmond Approach & R-569||AM||Aircraft|
|118.40000||SYDNEY DEPARTURE WEST||Aircraft|
|119.45000||SYDNEY PRIMARY WEST||Aircraft|
|120.50000||SYDNEY TOWER 1||Aircraft|
|121.70000||SYDNEY GROUND 1||Aircraft|
|123.00000||SYDNEY DEPARTURES NORTH||Aircraft|
|124.40000||SYDNEY APPROACH NORTH||Aircraft|
|124.55000||SYDNEY RADAR 2||Aircraft|
|124.70000||SYDNEY TOWER 2||Aircraft|
|125.30000||SYDNEY DIRECTOR EAST||Aircraft|
|125.80000||SYDNEY RADAR 1||Aircraft|
|126.10000||SYDNEY DIRECTOR WEST||Aircraft|
|126.50000||SYDNEY CLEARANCE DELIVERY 1||Aircraft|
|126.50000||SYDNEY GROUND 2||Aircraft|
|128.30000||SYDNEY APPROACH SOUTH||Aircraft|
|129.70000||SYDNEY DEPARTURES SOUTH||Aircraft|
|133.80000||SYDNEY CLEARANCE DELIVERY 2||Aircraft|
|133.95000||SYDNEY PRIMARY EAST||Aircraft|
|135.90000||SYDNEY APPROACH WEST||Aircraft|