• Sponsor: NATS

    Formalisation of a temporary direct route (DCT) introduced to mitigate the impact of the revised Aberporth Danger Areas complex.

    Last updated: 28 July 2016

    Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change

    Sponsor external consultation document (with associated appendices)
    Sponsor’s external consultation feedback report  
    Sponsor’s formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA)
    25 Apr 16 
    Operational assessmentby CAA  27 Jun 16
    Consultation assessment by CAA
    Environmental assessment by CAA
    Decision document (CAA change approval)
    27 Jul 16
    AIRAC distribution date/AIP amendment
    Sep 16
    Change implementation date 
    15 Sep 16
  • The purpose of the PIR is for the CAA, as the independent regulator, to assess whether the change has delivered the anticipated impacts and benefits set out in the original airspace change proposal and decision, and if not, to ascertain why and determine the most appropriate course of action.