• Sponsor: NNG Offshore Windfarm Limited and Inch Cape Offshore Limited assisted by Osprey Consulting Services Limited

    Neart na Gaoithe (NNG) Offshore Windfarm Limited (NNGOWL) and Inch Cape (IC) Offshore Limited (ICOL) wish to respectively develop the NNG and IC windfarms located in the outer Firth of Forth to the east of Fife.  The Sponsors have proposed a Transponder Mandatory Zone (TMZ) to mitigate the wind turbine effects on the RAF Leuchars Primary Surveillance Radar (PSR).

    Last updated: 12 May 2016

    Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change  20 Jan 15 
    Sponsor external consultation document (with associated appendices)  15 Jun to 7 Sep 15 
    Sponsor's external consultation feedback report 01 Oct 15 
    Sponsor's formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA)  05 Oct 15 
    Operational assessment by CAA  06 May 16
    Consultation assessment by CAA  29 Apr 16
    Environmental assessment by CAA  29 Mar 16
    Decision document (CAA change approval) 06 May 16
    Change implementation date 01 Apr 17
    AIRAC distribution date / AIP amendment  Apr 17 
    PIR initiation date 01 Jun 22
    Sponsor's analysis  
    CAA PIR assessment