SID Clearance altitude

SID clearance altitude in FD-FMC data


In FD-FMC system, SID clearance altitude is mandatory. You have to fill this value in all case when you create airport data files. But this value must be checked to avoid issue during take off.


SID clearance altitude must be at least 1500 feet above Acceleration altitude.


How to find SID clearance altitude information on AIP charts


This value can be found on the SID chart or in the text that give briefing information for pilots in the airport documents.

With the picture below, you can see in the red rectangle the clearance altitude on US departure chart :

SID clearance1



Other exemple with Italian chart :

SID clearance 2




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