Last October the Government gave the CAA, as airspace regulator, a decision-making role for a wholly new category of airspace change, which will sit alongside our existing CAP 1616 airspace change process. This category is known as a planned and permanent redistribution of air traffic through changes in air traffic control operational procedure, or PPR […]
Alerts: Airspace change
Here you can see details of all alerts issued during the last 12 months. Select a category to see the relevant headlines, sorted by date, and click on one to read the full alert. If you are looking for information about an older notification please email firstname.lastname@example.org including the reference number where possible e.g. SW2017/194.
ACP Decision Letter approving the implementation of a new Danger Area at Predannack Airfield and another linking this to the South Coast Exercise Areas for the operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems have been published on the CAA website. SW2019/091
The CAA is consulting on changes to VMC minima in class D airspace and the means to best mitigate these. We are proposing changes to Special VFR procedures in order to support UK compliance with SERA.5001. The change will mean that SERA.5001 will be adopted in full. The consultation provides more details of the proposed changes […]
We have published today under CAA UK Official Record Series 5 our revised 13 Schemes of Charges that will be legally implemented with effect from 1 April 2019. The current 13 Schemes of Charges will be effective to and including 31 March 2019. SW2019/053
The following document sets out Civil Aviation Authority policy and guidance regarding the establishment of ATZs. It supersedes the edition published 17 February 2016. Establishment and Dimensions of Aerodrome Traffic Zones (ATZ) SW2019/19
Issue 7 of CAP 740 has now been published. This amendment to the sixth issue is a complete re-issue. > CAP 740 UK Airspace Management Policy
We have today launched our new Airspace Modernisation Strategy that initiates the major overhaul of a key piece of national infrastructure. The Airspace Modernisation Strategy sets out a new shared objective between the Civil Aviation Authority and the Government for modernising airspace which is to deliver quicker, quieter and cleaner journeys. Find more information on […]
We have published an updated edition of CAP 1616 Airspace design: Guidance on the regulatory process for changing airspace design including community engagement requirements. It includes a revised process for the Secretary of State to ‘call-in’ an airspace change proposal as well as updates to the text to improve clarity and correct links. SW2018/251
We are currently consulting on our statutory charge proposals for 2019/20. For more information, and to submit comments, see www.consultations.caa.co.uk All comments must be received before the consultation closes on 7 February 2019.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched a dedicated portal for proposed changes to UK airspace, which will provide communities and other interested stakeholders with a one-stop shop of information about designs of UK airspace that might impact them.
The CAA has completed the post implementation review (PIR) of the LAMP 1A airspace change proposal. As a result of our analysis, the CAA has concluded that the LAMP 1A PIR does show that the proposal has been implemented and operated as expected.
We have published our decision on two airspace change submissions affecting aircraft flying over the Solent and Channel Islands and North Sea. The changes, requested by the air navigation service provider NATS, will affect commercial air traffic flying above 7,000ft. Both changes are part of the Swanwick airspace improvement programme (SAIP AD3 and SAIP AD4) […]
The consultation for the Combat Air Training Airspace airspace change proposal has commenced, with views invited until 10 September 2018. Further documentation related to this proposal can be found on our website. SW2018/165
Restriction of Flying Regulations for East Kirkby Air Show, Lincolnshire, on 4 August 2018. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M061/2018. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones. SW2018/164
We have today published our draft Airspace Modernisation Strategy for stakeholder feedback, and webcome comments by Monday 10 September 2018. SW2018/148
The CAA has published its decision relating to the Farnborough Airport Airspace Change Proposal. A copy of the decision document, with other related documentation to follow, can be found on our airspace change page. SW2018/137