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Sponsor: Neart na Gaoithe (NNG) Offshore Wind Farm Limited (NNGOWL) and Inch Cape (IC) Offshore Limited (ICOL) assisted by Osprey Consulting Services Limited

NNGOWL and ICOL wish to respectively develop the NNG and IC wind farms 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: 18 December 2017

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
AIRAC distribution date / AIP amendment TBC
Change implementation date TBC
PIR initiation date TBC
Sponsor's analysis  
CAA PIR assessment