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IFATCA publishes COVID-19 guidance material

IFATCA has developed guidance material to help the ATM community respond to the current health crisis due to the coronavirus outbreak and the associated COVID-19 illness. These guidelines aim to help IFATCA member associations around the world provide the required level of advice and support to its members. The guidance material should be read in conjunction [...]

2020-03-17T10:51:30+00:0017-Mar-2020|GATCO News|

Airspace Change Masterplan assessment and acceptance

Consultation: 27th February 2020 - 26h June 2020. The CAA and the DfT, have commissioned NERL to establish an impartial team known as the Airspace Change Organising Group (ACOG) to lead the programme to create a coordinated implementation plan for airspace changes in Southern UK, known as the Masterplan. Feedback is being sought on [...]

2020-07-05T10:09:12+00:0027-Feb-2020|Past Consultations|

Bristol Airport – Designation as coordinated airport

Consultation: 24th February 2020 - 3rd April 2020. Proposal for Bristol Airport to be designated a 'coordinated' airport. This status is reserved for congested airports, where all slots must be allocated by an independent coordinator in accordance with the regulation. Current coordinated airports in the UK are: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, London City, Manchester [...]

2020-04-15T14:45:03+00:0024-Feb-2020|Past Consultations|

Manchester TMA – Interface with Liverpool Airport

Consultation: 24th February 2020 - 16th March 2020. This Airspace Change Proposal (ACP) will make changes to the ATS route network and STARs serving Liverpool Airport and Manchester TMA airspace. The changes proposed by this ACP will be coordinated with, and will complement, Liverpool Airport’s proposals to change its SIDs/Arrival transitions. This proposal is [...]

2020-03-18T09:12:22+00:0024-Feb-2020|Past Consultations|

Cumbernauld Airport instrument approach procedures

Consultation: 18th February 2020 - 12th March 2020. Cumbernauld Airport enjoyed the use of an NDB/DME non-precision instrument approach procedure to runway 25 until a storm destroyed the equipment. This proposal intends to reintroduce instrument approaches utilising RNAV-based instrument approach procedures. There is no change to classification of the airspace surrounding Cumbernauld Airport. [...]

2020-03-18T09:12:34+00:0018-Feb-2020|Past Consultations|

Cotswold Airport (Kemble) Airspace Change Proposal

Consultation: 10th February 2020 - 6th April 2020. The aim of this proposal is to develop and publish a suitable Performance Based Navigation GPS landing approach to support existing arrivals. The proposed implementation of new instrument approach procedures would replicate the current approaches where the pilot of certain aircraft (mostly business jets and airliners) chooses where [...]

2020-04-15T14:45:07+00:0010-Feb-2020|Past Consultations|

2019 Airspace Modernisation progress report confirms GATCO as a stakeholder

The CAA's 2019 Airspace Modernisation progress report published on the 19th of December confirms the presence of GATCO as a engagement stakeholder, being the only independent organisation in the Airspace Modernisation Strategy (AMS) Governance Structure representing the views of civil and military air traffic controllers, flight information service officers and ATM professionals around the [...]

2019-12-20T12:00:24+00:0020-Dec-2019|GATCO News|

Airspace Classification Review 2019-2020

Consultation: 17th December 2019 - 3rd March 2020. The CAA would like stakeholders to help them identify volumes of controlled airspace in which the classification could be amended to better reflect the needs of all airspace users on an equitable basis. Three more stages will follow this consultation: shortlisting of volumes of airspace, developing [...]

2020-03-18T09:12:41+00:0017-Dec-2019|Past Consultations|

Shetland Space Centre Airspace Change Proposal

Consultation: 17th December 2019 - 10th January 2020. The Shetland Space Centre (SSC) is developing a vertical launch spaceport on the island of Unst, Shetland. The spaceport will launch small rockets into space from Lamba Ness on Unst in a northerly direction over the sea. To ensure that the launching rockets are protected from [...]

2020-01-27T13:44:04+00:0017-Dec-2019|Past Consultations|