The Profile View / Approach Minima Section

The Profile view is a side look at the approach start - to - finish. This view concentrates on showing elevation changes as you approach the runway. It uses most of the same symbols as the Plan View.

The principle purpose of the Profile View is to show how your altitude will change as you fly along the Procedure Track(s) towards the airfield.

The Approach Minima Section contains altitude restrictions that correlate with the approach speed of your aircraft. These altitudes are RESTRICTIVE altitudes that you must fly while at certain phases of the approach. They are intended to provide you with obstacle- traffic clearance and smooth altitude transitions while on the approach.