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  • Free Route Airspace (FRA) Deployment 1

    Free Route Airspace (FRA) is well established and NATS has been involved in developing the FRA concept over the last 5 years. FRA is a major initiative of the UK CAA’s Airspace Modernisation Strategy (AMS) (CAP 1711) . The implementation of FRA by European Union (EU) member states was mandated in European Law under the EU Implementing Regulation EU716/204 and has been recommended as a part of the Eurocontrol Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) programme. ... More
    Closed 18 December 2019
  • St Athan Instrument Landing System ILS

    The aim of this consultation is to seek stakeholder’s views on the publication of the existing St Athan Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures, previously published in the publicly available Military Aeronautical Information Publication (Mil AIP), into its civilian counterpart, the UK (Aeronautical Information Publication) AIP. There are no physical or operational changes to the ILS procedures as a result of them being published in the UK AIP, therefore the following... More
    Closed 28 October 2019
  • Windfarm-TMZ

    This airspace change proposal (ACP) is sponsored by us, Seagreen Wind Energy Limited (SWEL), referred to in this consultation as the Developer or the Sponsor. We intend to develop an offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Wind turbines can interfere with air traffic control radars, so we need to add an airspace structure known as a Transponder Mandatory Zone (TMZ) (for more details see paragraphs 3.3 - 3.8 in the Consultation document). Other options were considered... More
    Closed 16 October 2019
  • NATS SAIP AD5: Proposed changes to LAC West to improve ATS route connectivity

    NATS' Swanwick Airspace Improvement Programme (SAIP) is proposing a number of modular airspace changes within the London Flight Information Region (FIR). This module, SAIP AD5, concerns the development of the following four distinct areas of LAC west airspace: Birmingham arrivals and departures We are proposing to establish new ATS Routes and CAS for Birmingham arrivals and departures via the MOSUN area. There are currently no flight plannable routes to/ from the South-West within... More
    Closed 18 April 2019
  • MOD Combat Air Training Airspace

    In the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, the Government committed the UK to increasing the number of combat aircraft that the MOD will operate and confirmed the intention to buy 5th generation fast jets. Additionally, as its NATO ally, the US Government has committed to the continued basing of combat aircraft within the UK. Resultantly, there is a projected growth of more capable combat aircraft planned to operate within the UK. To support this Government-directed expansion in... More
    Closed 14 September 2018
  • NATS FASI North, revised hold and link routes in Scottish TMA

    NATS is proposing changes to the ATS route structure in the Scottish Terminal Manoeuvring Area. These changes are necessary to support the changes proposed (in separate ACPs) by Edinburgh and Prestwick Airports. More
    Closed 26 July 2018
  • NATS SAIP AD3, proposed changes to UK traffic flows around the southern FIR boundary

    NATS is proposing to systemise and improve the connectivity of airspace at the southern FIR boundary; through the realignment of existing ATS routes. These changes are necessary to support the proposed new SIDs and STARs serving Jersey and Guernsey Airports. More
    Closed 30 May 2018
  • NATS SAIP AD4, proposed systemised changes to eastbound and westbound traffic flows in the Clacton Sector

    NATS is proposing to systemise and reduce the complexity of eastbound and westbound ATS routes in the Clacton Sector through the introduction of new RNAV1 ATS routes. These changes have been designed in support of the free route airspace implementation (FRA-M) in the Netherlands, east of the UK FIR boundary. More
    Closed 30 May 2018
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