Airport and airfield safeguarding

Proposed testbed vertiport at Bicester Aerodrome

by Peter Forbes on March 5, 2024 No comments

Alan Stratford and Associates is delighted to be working with Bicester Motion and Skyports on a planning application for a testbed vertiport at Bicester Aerodorome in Oxfordshire.  Comprehensive testing of the infrastructure, systems and operational procedures for vertiports is crucial as we move forward into this exciting new era for aviation.  Further details at https://skyports.net/skyports-and-bicester-motion-unveil-plans-for-uks-first-vertiport-testbed-for-air-taxi-industry/

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Peter ForbesProposed testbed vertiport at Bicester Aerodrome

Aviation Safeguarding Assessment – Plymouth City Airport

by Peter Forbes on February 2, 2024 No comments

ASA is undertaking an aviation impacts assessment relating to a proposed new residential development near the former Plymouth City Airport (PCA). PCA is safeguarded within Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan with a view to potentially reopening as a general aviation airport.

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Peter ForbesAviation Safeguarding Assessment – Plymouth City Airport

Aviation impacts assessment – New building development near Heathrow airport

by Peter Forbes on November 9, 2022 No comments

Alan Stratford and Associates is evaluating the possible aviation-related impacts for a proposed new building development near London Heathrow Airport, including the safeguarding implications in relation to Heathrow’s obstacle clearance surfaces, the integrity of the airport radar and aircraft GNSS systems and other impacts such as pilot glint and glare.

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Peter ForbesAviation impacts assessment – New building development near Heathrow airport

Daedalus Waterfront project

by Peter Forbes on October 9, 2022 No comments

ASA is currently undertaking an assessment of the possible aviation-related impacts of the Daedalus Waterfront project, near Lee-on-Solent airport in Hampshire.  This exciting new project comprising mixed-use development and the restoration of historic buildings is expected to bring substantial benefits not only to the local community but also to the airport by attracting an increased number of visiting aircraft.

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Aviation safeguarding implications of the proposed Norwich to Tilbury overhead transmission line

by Peter Forbes on August 23, 2022 No comments

Alan Stratford and Associates is working on behalf of the National Grid to assess the possible aviation impacts of a proposed new 180 km overhead transmission line from Norwich to Tilbury which passes close to a number of airfields and airstrips.

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Peter ForbesAviation safeguarding implications of the proposed Norwich to Tilbury overhead transmission line

Finmere Airfield

by Peter Forbes on September 23, 2021 No comments

ASA is carrying out an independent assessment of the possible operational safeguarding implications of a proposed petrol station and coffee drive-through outlet near Finmere Airfield in Buckinghamshire.

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