• Sponsor: Edinburgh Airport Ltd

    New SIDs and STARs (Arrival Transitions to Final Approach), RNAV (GNSS) approaches, and revised ILS procedures (as required), re-design of terminal holds and associated STARs (part of NATS’ PLAS project).

    Last updated: 29 September 2017

    Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change

    11 Nov 2016
    Sponsor's first external consultation document (with associated appendices) 6 Jun 2016
    Sponsor’s external consultation feedback report 25 Nov 2016
    Sponsor's second external consultation document 30 Jan 2017
    Edinburgh has updated their consultation material to add additional information about the impact of the changes and proposed RNAV SID designs - this material is available at letsgofurther.com. 16 Feb 2017
    Sponsor's external feedback report on second consultation - Issue 1. The sponsor will publish a second feedback report - date TBC. 4 Aug 2017
    Sponsor’s formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA) 4 Aug 2017 
    The CAA will carry out a completeness check to determine if all ACP documentation has been received; this is due to be completed by 10 August 2017. If this is successful, then the case study analysis will commence. 4 Aug 2017
    'Completeness check' completed 11 August 2017. The CAA is commencing Stage 5 of the ACP Process. The outcome of this regulatory analysis will not be known until after 1 December 2017. Edinburgh has published an interim statement regarding what has been proposed to the CAA. 14 Aug 2017
    The CAA has decided not to continue its review into Stage 5 of the Airspace Change Process. We have requested the airport address a number of technical and coordination issues. 21 Sep 2017
    CAA letter to Edinburgh Airport regarding the decision not to continue its review into Stage 5 of the Airspace Change Process. 21 Sep 2017
    Operational assessment by CAA  
    Consultation assessment by CAA  
    Environmental assessment by CAA  
    Decision document (CAA change approval)  
    AIRAC distribution date/AIP amendment  
    Change implementation date