• Sponsor: Cardiff International Airport Limited (CIAL)

    The proposal aims to replicate, as closely as possible, current aircraft approach tracks through the use of new RNAV Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs). The intention is to introduce new procedures that enable aircraft to fly the existing tracks more accurately, at similar speeds and heights.

    Last updated: 20 October 2017

    Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change  25 Sep 14 
    Sponsor external consultation document (with associated appendices)  16 Dec 14 to 24 Mar 15 
    Sponsor's external consultation feedback report  Apr 15 
    Sponsor's formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA)  19 May 15 
    Operational assessment by CAA  1 Oct 15 
    Consultation assessment by CAA  24 Sep 15 
    Environmental assessment by CAA  10 Nov 15 

    Decision document (CAA change approval)

    21 Dec 15
    Change implementation date 26 May 2016
    AIRAC distribution date / AIP amendment  13 Oct 16
    Sponsor's analysis  
    CAA PIR assessment  19 Oct 17