London City Airport

FASI-S (London City) Redesign of Departure and Arrival Routes and Procedures

ID: ACP-2018-89

This proposal is for a Permanent airspace change, and is level TBC.
Created: 19 February 2019
Last updated: 30 October 2019

Step 2a : Develop & Assess - This step has been started

During the Develop & Assess Step, the change sponsor develops one or more options that address the Statement of Need and align with the defined design principles.

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Purpose of this change

As part of the wider airspace modernistation in the South East, London City Airport Ltd. is planning to make changes to integrate the airport’s arrival and departure routes, and associated airspace structures, with proposed higher level routes proposed by NATS. These changes could affect traffic at altitudes from 0 to 7000ft. London City Airport currently has a system of PBN and conventional SIDs, STARs and arrival transitions which were introduced in 2016. Passenger delays are expected to increase sharply over the next ten years if the airspace structure and route network are not upgraded to introduce additional capacity. The Future Airspace Strategy Implementation South (FASI South) programme has been established by NATS and 15 key airports operating in southern England, including London City Airport, to coordinate a series of linked ACPs that will modernise the overall airspace structure and route network.

Potentially Affected Area

This is the area which may be affected by this airspace change depending on its development. This area may change as the proposal is developed.

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