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UK – EU Transition, and UK Civil Aviation Regulations

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Sponsor: DSA

The DSA proposal aims to replace existing conventional Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs) with RNAV-1 compliant procedures. This will mitigate the removal of the GAM DVOR on which the current conventional SIDs are based and comply with the UK Future Airspace Strategy. Additionally, DSA will at the same propose the introduction of RNAV-1 Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs) on each runway for the final approach track only.

Last updated: 13 December 2019

Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change 1 Feb 2017

Sponsor external consultation document (with associated appendices)

Annex A
Annex B
Annex C
Annex D
Annex E

25 Sep 2017
Sponsor's external consultation feedback report 1 Feb 2018
Sponsor's formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA) 1 May 2018

Sponsor's redacted final formal airspace change proposal (date published by the CAA)

Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Part E

Following the publication of a redacted version of the Sponsor's final proposal, any stakeholder may submit a 'call in' requesting that the final decision about changes to the design of UK airspace is made by the Secretary of State for Transport rather than the CAA. Stakeholders can review the airport's proposal to assess whether or not it meets any of the call-in criteria. The 'call in' for Doncaster Sheffield’s Airport’s Airspace Change Proposal is open until 26 October 2018. Details on the process and how to submit a request.

28 Sep 2018

Sponsor’s updated formal airspace change proposal

ANSPs and Operators Focus Group
Hazard Identification (HAZID) Brief Presentation
Hazard Identification (HAZID) Report
Other Airspace Users Focus Group
Part A Executive Summary
Part B Operational Report
Part C Environmental Review
Part D Overview of Stakeholder Consultations
Part E Summary
Supplementary Airspace Consultation Brief
Supplementary Consultation Responses

Following the publication of a redacted version of the Sponsor's final proposal, any stakeholder may submit a 'call in' requesting that the final decision about changes to the design of UK airspace is made by the Secretary of State for Transport rather than the CAA. Stakeholders can review the airport's proposal to assess whether or not it meets any of the call-in criteria. The 'call in' for Doncaster Sheffield’s Airport’s Airspace Change Proposal is open until 22 November 2019. Details on the process and how to submit a request.

09 Sep 2019
Operational assessment by CAA 13 Dec 2019

Consultation assessment by CAA

Addendum Consultation Assessment

13 Dec 2019
Environmental assessment by CAA 13 Dec 2019
Decision document (CAA change approval) 22 Nov 2019
Change implementation date 27 Feb 2019
AIRAC distribution date / AIP amendment 16 Jan 2020
PIR initiation date  
Sponsor's analysis  
CAA PIR assessment  

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