• Sponsor: NATS / Belfast City Airport / Belfast Aldergrove Airport

    This proposal seeks to rationalise the controlled airspace structure over Northern Ireland by reclassifying the Belfast Terminal Manoeuvring Area as Class D airspace.

    Last updated: 15 April 2016

    Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change 21 Sep 15
    Sponsor external consultation document (with associated appendices) 9 Oct 15 to 14 Dec 15
    Sponsor's external consultation feedback report 7 Jan 16
    Sponsor's formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA) 7 Jan 16
    Operational assessment by CAA TBN
    Consultation assessment by CAA TBN
    Environmental assessment by CAA N/A
    Decision document (CAA change approval) 14 Apr 16
    Change implementation date 26 May 16
    AIRAC distribution date / AIP amendment 14 Apr 16
    PIR initiation date TBN
    Sponsor's analysis TBN
    CAA PIR assessment TBN