All charts for Sydney (YSSY) are available from the Airservices Australia Website.

Recommended add-on scenery for Sydney is listed here.

Sydney Airport (also known as Kingsford Smith Airport) (YSSY) is Australia's busiest airport handling 33,612,270 passengers in 2009. This airport has three runways, each colloquially known as 'North-South' (16R/34L), 'East-West' (07/25) and 'Third' (16L/34R).

All necessary charts for Sydney can be found in the Airservices DAP.

Vectored Arrivals

Arrivals from New Zealand can expect to be routed via MARLN4 arrival. For most runways, this arrival ends with vectors and the controllers will vector you for the appropriate ILS or visual approach.


Aircraft which operationally require to use RWY 16R/34L or RWY 07/25 must notify ATC at Clearance Delivery Stage. International departing aircraft including B767 and below may request or be offered departure from RWY 16L/34R Neither of the routes have a SID that terminate on the route so the Air Traffic controllers will assign a SID that terminates in radar vectors. Eg SYDNEY1, or the KEVIN6 or MARUB6 Radar transition. ATC will then direct you to your first waypoint to get you underway.

One-Way Taxiways

Some taxiways have been assigned for one-way traffic movements to regulate high levels of ground traffic. Unless directed otherwise by ATC, the following taxiway routes apply: