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Exeter Airport - Airspace Change Proposal.

Changes to airspace rules around Exeter Airport are being proposed to take account of the airport’s continued growth.

Passenger numbers at the airport have increased by 20% in the last five years and total aircraft movements are forecast to grow.

The changes would re-design the airspace around Exeter Airport and introduce new rules, maintaining safety for all air users and allowing for more efficient handling of aircraft. This could help achieve more continuous descents and climbs for inbound and outbound commercial aircraft, for example, reducing noise, fuel consumption and emissions.

The airport has drawn up its proposals in consultation with a wide range of aviation users to take account of their varied needs, and is now consulting formally on the proposals. The consultation period ends on 9th June 2017.

Exeter Airport will consider making changes to its proposals once all responses have been analysed. It will then submit a final scheme for consideration by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Exeter Airport CAS Design Concept Showing Proposed Lateral and Vertical Extents of CTA Sectors :

The CAS design concept is not a final design and is subject to amendment.

A copy of the consultation document can be downloaded here: Exeter Airport Airspace Change Proposal Document

Exeter Airport wish to engage with all aviation stakeholders that might be affected by this ACP. Constructive feedback will inform the development of the ACP, ensuring that any positive impact is enhanced and negative impact is minimised.  The consultation period is 13 weeks incorporating the Easter and May Day Bank Holidays, during which all consultee responses received by Exeter will be recorded prior to consultation that closes on 9th June 2017.

For the consultation to be effective, it is essential for consultees to be able to express their relevant viewpoints; therefore, Exeter Airport Management kindly ask for responses to be submitted in a timely manner. For any clarification or queries, please make it clear that you are requesting further information in the email subject.

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