Airport News – November 2016

The headline news from recent meetings with Birmingham Airport is that: passenger numbers continue to increase month on month; noise complaints have reduced significantly compared with this time last year; the re-designed flight path for aircraft turning to fly north...

Latest Information on Airspace Change at Birmingham Airport

In April 2016 the Civil Aviation Authority announced its decision supporting Birmingham Airport’s Airspace Change Proposal for ‘Option 6’ to become the permanent flight path for aircraft taking off to the south of Birmingham Airport. Since then, Birmingham...

Airport Update

*The revised route for some aircraft turning over the village to fly north is now operational and hopefully residents affected should have noticed a reduction in noise from the mainly propeller aircraft and small jets which were causing the problem. *The airport...

Airspace Change Update

The decision by the CAA on the proposed flight path change has been delayed. The Airport Company has now stated their preference for Option 6 claiming this route, for aircraft taking off to the south *replicates the original Hampton Turn as far as is technically...

Background to Airspace Changes

There has been much anger and disquiet within the village concerning the sudden increase in aircraft noise since the southerly departure route trials began in May. Initially route 5 presented a sharp increase in noise but Route 6 has been much worse. The airport claim...