Purpose of this change

This proposal is for a Permanent change to the notified airspace design, and the change level is TBC. The detailed process requirements are published in Part 1 of CAP 1616.

This airspace change intends to modernise airspace around Aberdeen Airport in order to:

- Meet the regulatory requirements for Performance Based Navigation (PBN) implementation relevant to arrivals

- Decouple existing procedures from ground based navigational aids

- Meet the intent of the UK's Airspace Modernisation Strategy

CAA response to Step 2a

06/08/2021: The CAA is satisfied with the Change Sponsor's assessment of the contextual consideration and agrees the proposal can resume. Until iteration two of the airspace change masterplan including the associated programme plan has been assessed and accepted by the CAA and Department for Transport as co-sponsors of airspace modernisation, the full indicative timeline for this ACP cannot be confirmed. The Define and/or Develop & Assess Gateway(s) within the published document 'Indicative Timeline – August 2021' are subject to change.

27/06/2022: Until iteration three of the airspace change masterplan, including the updated programme plan has been assessed and accepted by the CAA and Department for Transport as co sponsors of airspace modernisation, the full indicative timeline for this ACP cannot be confirmed. The Gateways within the published document 'Indicative Timeline - June 2022' are subject to change.

Documents for this proposal (12 documents)

Indicative Timeline - June 2022

Step 2a - Timeline Agreement

Date added: 27 June 2022 12:58

Indicative Timeline - August 2021

Step 2a - Timeline Agreement

Date added: 06 August 2021 10:53

Sponsor Evidence & Justification for Restart of a Paused ACP

Step 2a - Other

Date added: 06 August 2021 10:52

Appendix A - Engagement Log V1

Step 1b - Design Principles Engagement Evidence

Date added: 30 March 2020 09:04

Appendix C - Stakeholder Feedback V1

Step 1b - Design Principles Engagement Evidence

Date added: 30 March 2020 09:01

Appendix D - Focus Group Research V1

Step 1b - Design Principles Engagement Evidence

Date added: 27 March 2020 16:33

Appendix B - Engagement Material V1

Step 1b - Design Principles Engagement Evidence

Date added: 27 March 2020 16:22

Report on airspace design principles engagement V1

Step 1b - Design Principles Engagement Evidence

Date added: 27 March 2020 16:20

Assessment Meeting Minutes

Step 1a - Assessment Meeting Minutes

Date added: 02 December 2019 07:41

Assessment meeting agenda

Step 1a - Assessment Meeting Agenda

Date added: 12 November 2019 17:21

Statement of Need

Step 1a - Statement of Need

Date added: 12 November 2019 11:28

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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.

Step 2a : Develop & Assess

This step has been started

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

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