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Trial VFR Procedures within Bristol Controlled Airspace

May 2nd, 2019 Posted by Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club

A three month trial is to be conducted to assess revised procedures for the control of VFR flights within Bristol CAS. The trial will establish a one-way flow system for VFR arrivals and departures.   The trial will commence on Monday 13th May.

Entry and exit points for the trial will be as detailed below:

Entry/Exit Points:

A one-way flow system shall apply to VFR arrivals and departures (including those to/from sites located within the Bristol ATZ) entering or leaving the Bristol CTR/CTA as follows:

Runway 27:

  • Departures via Clevedon or M5 Avon Bridge and Cheddar VRPs
  • Arrivals via Clifton Suspension Bridge and Chew Valley VRPs

Runway 09:

  • Departures via Clifton Suspension Bridge and Chew Valley Lake VRPs
  • Arrivals via Clevedon or M5 Avon Bridge and Cheddar VRPs

All such clearances are to include an appropriate level restriction. Entry / exit by all other VRPs requires coordination between ADC and Radar. 

Departing aircraft routinely be allocated the SSR code 5070 with inbound aircraft routinely being allocated SSR code 5071.

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