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Sponsor: Sherburn Aero Club

The aerodrome is located in Class G (uncontrolled) airspace adjacent to Leeds East Airport.

Last updated: 18 March 2022

Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change (presentation and meeting notes) 26 Oct 16
Sponsor external consultation document (with associated appendices)  
Sponsor's external consultation feedback report  
Sponsor's formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA) 18 Jan 19
Sponsor's formal airspace change proposal 30 Sep 21
Sponsors airspace change proposal document 08 Nov 21
Following the 'completeness check' the CAA confirms that all ACP documentation has been received from the Sponsor and a redacted version of the Sponsor's final proposal has been published. 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. The 'call in' window for Sherburn-In-Elmet's Airspace Change Proposal was open from the 21st October to 18th November and no call-in requests were received by the CAA during this time. 26 Nov 19

Following the 'completeness check' the CAA confirms that all ACP documentation has been received from the Sponsor and a redacted version of the Sponsor's final proposal has been published. 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 proposal to assess whether or not it meets any of the call in criteria. The 'call in' for this Airspace Change Proposal is open until 28 October 2021. Details on the process and how to submit a request

30 Sep 21

Sponsors update to the CAA meeting minutes

29 Apr 21

Following further discussions with the CAA, the Sponsor has submitted updated documentation to provide clarification on a number of points. This included an updated formal airspace change proposal, clarification questions and an updated Safety Case.

11 Mar 22

Following a request to provide additional information to the CAA as part of the ACPs regulatory assessment, the Sponsor has amended their ACP submission and agreed to publish their safety case. As a result of this, stakeholders have the opportunity to provide feedback on this new information until 8 April 2022.’

Stakeholders can submit feed-back by email to airspace.policy@caa.co.uk

11 Mar 22
This is the latest version of the Sherburn-in-Elmet Pilot Brief, that forms part of the updated document set. 18 Mar 22
Updated Pilot Brief in response to stakeholder feed-back received by the Sponsor 26 Apr 22
Leeds East Airport and Sherburn in Elmet meeting minutes. Westferry House/Online - 31 Mar 22 26 Apr 22
Operational assessment by CAA  
Consultation assessment by CAA  
Environmental assessment by CA  
Decision document (CAA change approval)  
Change implementation date  
AIRAC distribution date / AIP amendment  
Sponsor's analysis  

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