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Title: AIRSPACE BRIEF


1
AIRSPACE BRIEF
Flt Lt Kirsty Scott
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SCOPE
  • Airspace Classifications
  • Air Traffic Services
  • Local Airspace
  • Adjacent Airfields
  • LARS Service
  • Out of Hours/Weekend Services

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AIRSPACE CLASSIFICATIONS
  • Controlled Airspace
  • Class A Airways below FL195
  • Class B Not allocated in the UK
  • Class C FL195-660
  • Class D CTAs/CTRs surrounding notified
    aerodromes
  • Class E Scottish TMA at and below 6000
  • Uncontrolled Airspace
  • Class F ADRs
  • Class G The remainder of UK airspace

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AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES
  • RAS/RIS/FIS no more
  • Radar Services
  • Radar Control
  • Deconfliction Service
  • Traffic Service
  • Non-radar Service
  • Basic Service

6
LOCAL AIRSPACE
  • Class G
  • MATZ/ATZs
  • MATZ
  • GL-3000
  • 5nm radius
  • 5nm Stubs 1000-3000, 2nm either side of CL
  • Active when aerodrome is open
  • ATZ
  • GL-2000
  • 2 or 2.5nm radius
  • Active 24hrs
  • Airways Class C

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LOCAL AIRSPACE
x
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ADJACENT AERODROMES
  • RAF Cottesmore (LARS) provide radar for
    Wittering and for RAF Wyton
  • Wittering/Cottesmore CMATZ
  • RAF Marham, Cranwell, Waddington (LARS),
    Scampton, Coningsby, Brize Norton
  • USAF Lakenheath, Mildenhall
  • East Midlands
  • Holbeach, Wainfleet AWR
  • Sibson, Peterborough Conington, Northampton
    Sywell, Cambridge, Leicester, Fenland

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x Scampton
x Waddington
Wainfleet
x Coningsby
Cranwell x
Holbeach
x E. Midlands
x Cottesmore
x Fenland
x Leicester
x Marham
x Sibson
Northampton x
Peterboro x
x Lakenheath
x Wyton
x Mildenhall
Brize Norton
x Cambridge
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ADJACENT AERODROMES
  • Glider sites
  • Husbands Bosworth
  • Riseley
  • Lyvedon
  • Upwood
  • Crowland
  • Saltby
  • Wittering
  • Microlight
  • Deenthorpe
  • Paradrop
  • Langar
  • Chatteris

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x Langar
x Saltby
x Crowland
x Deenthorpe
x Lyvedon
x Chatteris
x Husbands Bosworth
x Upwood
x Riseley
12
LANDING SITES WITHIN THE COTTESMORE/WITTERING
CMATZ
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LARS SERVICE
  • Lower Airspace Radar Service
  • CAA pay RAF to provide LARS to civil ac
  • Provided
  • In UK, outside of CAS, up to FL95
  • To both military and civil ac, including
    Pipeline/Powerline inspectors, Helimed and Police
    Helis
  • Within 30 or 40nm of each LARS unit
  • RAF Cottesmore, Waddington, Brize Norton

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LARS SERVICE
  • RAF Cottesmore provide LARS service on VHF 130.2
  • Manned
  • 0830-1800 Mon-Thurs (1730 winter hours)
  • 0830-1700 Fri
  • RAF Brize Norton
  • 0900-1700 Mon-Sun on VHF 119.0
  • RAF Waddington
  • 0800-2000 Mon-Thu, 0800-1800 Fri, 1000-1700
    Sat/Sun on VHF 127.350

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RAF COTTESMORE LARS
  • 30nm radius from Cottesmore
  • Call if transiting within approx 20nm
  • Pass details
  • ac type, position, altitude/height, destination
    and intended route
  • They will deconflict light ac with Fast Jet
    traffic
  • Harrier flies at 420kts 7 miles per min
  • Wittering 20Sqn OCU

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OUT OF HOURS
  • Night Flying
  • Cottesmore often Night Fly
  • Wittering will NOTAM if Night Flying
  • Weekends
  • 4CGC operate at Wittering Fri evenings, weekends
    and Bank Holidays (daylight hours)
  • Frequency 130.1

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