List of Airspace Publications

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Publication Categories and Series
Reference Title
ACP1301 publications relating to 2013 Changes to Gatwick departures (RNAV 1 SIDS)
ACP1505 publications relating to London Airspace Management Programme (LAMP) Phase 1a
Airspace Forms Airspace Forms
CAP1531AA publications relating to Route 4 modification and correction requirements
FACTORS FACTORS 2014
FACTORS FACTORS 2015
FACTORS FACTORS 2016
FACTORS 2017 FACTORS 2017
Guidance Material Airspace Guidance Material
LACNs Long-term Airspace Coordination Notices
Policy Statements Airspace Policy Statements
SACNs Short-term Airspace Coordination Notices
SCI - SNs Safety Notices
UAV Unmanned Aircraft

Individual Publications
Reference Title Status as at Date
ACP1301-01 Airspace Change Proposal Current 9 January 2013
ACP1301-02 CAA decision letter to NATMAC Current 14 August 2013
ACP1301-03 CAA decision letter to Gatwick Airport Limited Current 14 August 2013
ACP1301-04 Operational report Current 14 August 2013
ACP1301-05 Supplementary operational report Current 14 August 2015
ACP1301-06 CAA Environmental assessment Current 18 January 2013
ACP1301-07 CAA Consultation assessment Current 19 April 2013
ACP1301-08 CAA Information Notice Current 15 August 2013
ACP1301-09 CAA Post implemtation review (PIR) letter Current 7 November 2014
ACP1301-10 CAA Information request Current 24 June 2015
ACP1301-11 Stakeholder feedback Current 3 November 2014
ACP1301-12 CAA Information request from the ANSP Current 9 July 2015
ACP1301-13 Modification requirements letter to Gatwick Current 28 September 2015
ACP1301-14 Modification recommendations to meet requirements letter to Gatwick Current 1 October 2015
ACP1301-15 CONV SID requirements letter Current 10 October 2015
CAA Paper 2007/06 RNAV (GNSS) Non-Precision Approach – Flight Trials Analysis Report Current 21 September 2007
CAA Paper 2011/03 CAA 'Significant Seven' Task Force Reports Current March 2011
CAP 1593 Guidance for NERL in preparing its Business Plan for Reference Period 3: Consultation document Current 29 September 2017
CAP 168 Licensing of Aerodromes
Review Comment: This is a complete re-issue due to the format and changes to the numbering convention.
Current 7 March 2014
CAP 413 Radiotelephony Manual Current 27 May 2016
CAP 452 Aeronautical Radio Station Operator’s Guide Current 30 September 2016
CAP 493 SI 2016/01 Change to the Method of Determining the Transition Level Current 25 May 2017
CAP 493 SI 2016/02 Removal of Section 8 Chapter 2 - Air Traffic Control Licensing Current 12 August 2016
CAP 493 SI 2017/05 Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) Part C Phase 2 Implementation Current 28 July 2017
CAP 694 The UK Flight Planning Guide Current January 2013
CAP 722 Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in UK Airspace - Guidance Current 24 March 2015
CAP 724 Airspace Charter Current 30 August 2012
CAP 725 Airspace Change Process Guidance Document
Review Comment: Reflects the reorganisation of the CAA in January 2014, policy changes and currently accepted best practice.
Current 15 March 2016
CAP 736 Operation of Directed Light, Fireworks, Toy Balloons and Sky Lanterns within UK Airspace Current February 2011
CAP 738 Safeguarding of Aerodromes Current December 2006
CAP 740 UK Airspace Management Policy Current 24 May 2017
CAP 761 Operation of IFF/SSR Interrogators in the UK: Planning Principles and Procedures Current 7 November 2016
CAP 764 Policy and Guidelines on Wind Turbines Current February 2016
CAP 773 Flying RNAV (GNSS) Non-Precision Approaches in Private and General Aviation Aircraft Current 23 December 2014
CAP 777 ATC Surveillance Minimum Altitude Charts in UK Airspace Policy and Design Criteria
Review Comment: Update to information on Responsibility, and references to 'sponsor' in Appendix E
Current 24 February 2017
CAP 778 Policy and Guidance for the Design and Operation of Departure Procedures in UK Airspace Current 1 November 2012
CAP 779 Regulation of Aeronautical Information Management Services Current 23 April 2010
CAP 782 Regulation of Aeronautical Meteorological Services Current 30 January 2014
CAP 785 Approval Requirements for Instrument Flight Procedures for use in UK Airspace Current 22 March 2010
CAP 797 SI 2017/01 CAP 797 Flight Information Service Officer Manual –Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) Current 24 August 2017
CAP1036 Global Fatal Accident Review 2002 to 2011 Current June 2013
CAP1048 Guidance for applicant: Conduct of reviews of decisions or proposals made by the CAA Safety and Airspace Regulation Group Current July 2014
CAP1054 Aeronautical Information Management Current 8 July 2015
CAP1062 Future Airspace Strategy (FAS): UK Continuous Climb Operations (CCOs) Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) Current July 2013
CAP1074 Safety and Airspace Regulation Enforcement Guidance
Review Comment: Safety and Airspace Regulation Enforcement Guidance
Current May 2015
CAP1075 A Cost Benefit Analysis of Continuous Climb Operations Current July 2013
CAP1089 SARG Code of Practice Current 1 August 2013
CAP1096 Guidance to Crane Operators on Aviation Lighting and Notification Current 22 April 2014
CAP1098 Regulatory treatment of London Approach charges in Reference Period 2 (2015-2019) of the Single European Sky Performance Scheme - A consultation document Current October 2013
CAP1117 CAP 1117 Heathrow Airport Operational Freedoms Trial: The Civil Aviation Authority’s supplementary views on Heathrow Airport’s end-of-trial report Current 18 October 2013
CAP1186 Level Busts - Information for Pilots and Controllers Current 1 May 2014
CAP1229 NATS (En route) plc Price Control for period 2015-2019 consistent with UK-Ireland FAB Performance Plan: Notice of proposed modification of Air Traffic Services licence Current 17 November 2014
CAP1230 NATS (En route) plc Oceanic Price Control for period 2015-2019: Notice of proposed modification of Air Traffic Services licence Current 17 November 2014
CAP1233 Prioritisation Principles for the CAA’s Consumer Protection, Competition Law and Economic Regulation Work Current 12 May 2015
CAP1234 Economic Licensing Enforcement Guidance Current 12 May 2015
CAP1235 Guidance on the Application of the CAA’s Competition Powers Current 12 May 2015
CAP1242 Proposal to modify NATS (En Route) plc licence in respect of reporting and Specified Services: Notice under section 11(2) of the Transport Act 2000 Current 17 November 2014
CAP1249 FAS Deployment Facilitation Fund Current 21 January 2015
CAP1261 Review of advice on SES Market Conditions for Terminal Air Navigation Services in the UK Current 27 February 2015
CAP1279 Economic regulation of new runway capacity Current 26 March 2015
CAP1281 Stakeholder Consultation Responses to our Economic, Competition and Consumer Enforcement Guidance Current 12 May 2015
CAP1287 Initial proposals on modifications to NATS (En Route) plc licence in respect of Governance and Ring-fencing Current 27 April 2015
CAP1337 General Aviation no gold plating consultation: CAA response Current 4 December 2015
CAP1346 Report of the CAA’s Post Implementation Review of the Implementation of RNAV-1 Standard Instrument Departures at Gatwick Airport

Current 18 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R1 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 1 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R2 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 2 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R3 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 3 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R4 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 4 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R5 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 5 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R6 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 6 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R7 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 7 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R8 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 8 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A1R9 Annex 1 to CAP 1346: PIR route 9 analysis Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A2 Annex 2 to CAP 1346: PIR Environmental Analysis report Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A3 Annex 3 to CAP 1346: PIR Operational and Technical report Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A4 Annex 4 to CAP 1346: PIR Correspondence Assessment Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A5 Annex 5 to CAP 1346: PIR Correspondence database Current 11 November 2015
CAP1346 A6 Annex 6 to CAP 1346: CAA IFP Recommendations report Current 11 November 2015
CAP1349 The Second UK State Consultation on a Harmonised Transition Altitude (TA): Consultation Overview Current 23 November 2015
CAP1349P7 Joint Concept of Operations for Inside and Outside of Controlled Airspace Current 23 November 2015
CAP1349P8 SSAR - State Safety Assurance Report Current 23 November 2015
CAP1349Q1 Commonly Asked Questions & Answers Current 23 November 2015
CAP1349Q2 Questions for Industy Stakeholders Current 23 November 2015
CAP1352 Proposal to modify NATS (En Route) plc licence in respect of reporting of certain plans under Condition 10a: Notice under section 11(2) of the Transport Act 2000 Current 12 November 2015
CAP1356 Helios report: Independent review of the Civil Aviation Authority's Airspace Change Process Current 8 December 2015
CAP1357 Independent review of the Civil Aviation Authority's Airspace Change Process: Survey Data Current 8 December 2015
CAP1362 Decision on modifications to NATS (En Route) plc licence in respect of reporting of certain plans under Condition 10a Current 18 December 2015
CAP1368 Proposal to modify the NATS (En Route) plc licence in respect of Governance and Ring-fencing: Notice under section 11(2) of the Transport Act 2000 Current 9 February 2016
CAP1374 Air Traffic Control Surveillance Minimum Altitude Chart (ATCSMAC) Review Process Current 3 February 2016
CAP1377 ATM Automation: Guidance on Human-Technology Integration Current 1 March 2016
CAP1378 Airspace Design Guidance: Noise Mitigation Considerations when Designing PBN Departure and Arrival Procedures
Review Comment: Refines some diagrams to ensure clarity: option 1b and Annex B Figure B3 have been updated.
Current 18 April 2016
CAP1379 Description of Today’s ATC Route Structure and Operational Techniques Current 31 March 2016
CAP1380 Decision to modify the NATS (En Route) plc licence in respect of governance and ring-fencing Current 23 March 2016
CAP1385 Performance-based Navigation (PBN): Enhanced Route Spacing Guidance Current 18 April 2016
CAP1389 Proposals for a revised airspace change process Current 15 March 2016
CAP1391 Electronic conspicuity devices Current 16 December 2016
CAP1392 ASI ECWG Recommendation Paper: Electronic Conspicuity in Class G Airspace Current 23 March 2016
CAP1398 Birmingham International Airport standard instrument departures from Runway 15: CAA decision
Review Comment: Slight wording amendments to paras 59 and 131
Current 13 April 2016
CAP1404 Airspace infringements: Review and remedial actions process
Review Comment: The second edition adds the Infringement Awareness Course as a possible action and has been reworked for clarity.
Current 1 August 2017
CAP1406 CAA response to consultation on ATCSMAC outsourcing
Review Comment: A sentence for removal under the Charging Principles response on pages 7/8 has been removed as requested.
Current 13 June 2016
CAP1407 CAA statutory charges 2016-17: Consultation on charges (excluding air display and low flying permission charges) CAA response document Current 17 May 2016
CAP1417 The Second UK State Consultation on a Harmonised Transition Altitude of 18,000ft in the London and Scottish Flight Information Regions - Aviation Stakeholder Consultation Feedback Report Current 18 July 2016
CAP1418 Decision on modifications to NATS (En Route) plc licence in respect of certain planning and reporting requirements under Conditions 10 and 10a Current 28 June 2016
CAP1420 Operating resilience of the UK’s aviation infrastructure: A request for information Current 22 June 2016
CAP1430 UK Air Traffic Management Vocabulary Current 17 August 2017
CAP1434 UK Flight Information Services Current July 2016
CAP1465 CAA response following consultation on proposals for a revised airspace change process Current 21 October 2016
CAP1465b Airspace change process: Information pack
Review Comment: Version 2 incorporates minor amendments which have been made to provide greater clarity
Future 6 July 2017
CAP1477 CAA Statutory Charges 2017/18 consultation document Current 17 November 2016
CAP1498 Definition of overflight Current 28 March 2017
CAP1501 8.33 kHz EU grant funding: Eligibility criteria Current December 2016
CAP1517 Changes to Luton Airport departure routes
Review Comment: The 'what happens next?' section has been updated
Current 17 May 2017
CAP1520 Draft airspace design guidance Current 31 March 2017
CAP1521 Draft airspace design guidance Annex 1: Draft environmental requirements technical annex Current 31 March 2017
CAP1522 Draft airspace design guidance Annex 2: Tier 2 airspace change Current 31 March 2017
CAP1523 Draft airspace design guidance: CAA consultation Current 31 March 2017
CAP1531 CAA conclusions in respect of modification requirements relating to Route 4 RNAV 1 SIDs and correction requirements relating to Route 4 Conventional SIDs Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANA CAP1531 Annex A AIP Chart - LAM 2x Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANB CAP1531 Annex B UK AIP Chart – extant conventional SID Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANC CAP1531 Annex C UK AIP chart – corrected conventional SID (Interim Draft v3) Current 11 April 2017
CAP1531AND CAP1531 Annex D Assessment of the Route 4 Modified RNAV 1 SID Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANE CAP1531 Annex E Assessment of RNAV 1 SID route design for Route 4 in strong winds Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANF CAP1531 Annex F Gatwick Airport noise abatement procedures – extract from UK AIP (AD 2.21) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANG CAP1531 Annex G Comparison of radar track diagrams for Route 4, up to 4000ft Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANH CAP1531 Annex H Sample radar track diagrams illustrating traffic patterns for strong wind days Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANI CAP1531 Annex I Sample radar track diagrams illustrating traffic patterns for light wind days Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANJ CAP1531 Annex J Comparison of density plot diagrams Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANK CAP1531 Annex K Operational feedback from airlines to GAL, and CAA consideration of that feedback Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANL CAP1531 Annex L CAA assessment of complaints data submitted to GAL by non-aviation stakeholders Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANM CAP1531 Annex M CAA “gate analysis” of Route 4 departures Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANN CAP1531 Annex N Further possible operational changes for potentially reducing impacts on local communities – options for consideration by GAL Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531ANO CAP1531 Annex O Assessment of separate complaints/feedback received by the CAA Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT01 CAP1531 Track dispersion diagram - up to 4000ft (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT02 CAP1531 Track density plot diagram (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT03 CAP1531 Track dispersion diagram - altitude band 4000-5000ft (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT04 CAP1531 Track dispersion diagram – altitude band 5000-6000ft (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT05 CAP1531 Track dispersion diagram - altitude band 6000-7000ft (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT06 CAP1531 Daily track dispersion diagrams (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT07 CAP1531 Track dispersion diagrams by aircraft type (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT08 CAP1531 Track dispersion diagrams by airline and aircraft type (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT09 CAP1531 CAA comparison slides - up to 4000ft track dispersion diagrams (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT10 CAP1531 CAA comparison slides - track density plot diagrams (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT11 CAP1531 METAR Data (July 2016) Current 7 April 2017
CAP1531AT12 CAP1531 Track dispersion diagrams illustrating the vectoring traffic patterns in the area of Horley Current 7 April 2017
CAP1532 Transport Select Committee – Airspace management and modernisation inquiry Civil Aviation Authority response Current 4 April 2017
CAP1561 Reforming policy on the design and use of UK airspace: CAA response to the Department for Transport consultation Current 27 June 2017
CAP1584 FASI(N) IoM/Antrim Systemisation Airspace Change Decision Current 22 August 2017
CAP1594 Swanwick Airspace Improvements Programme AD1: airspace change decision Current 5 October 2017
DAP Policy Danger Areas Current 1 February 2013
DAP Policy Lighting of Onshore Wind Turbine Generators in the United Kingdom with a maximum blade tip height at or in excess of 150m Above Ground Level Current 1 June 2017
DAP Policy Significant Point Name Codes (5LNC) and ATS Route Designators Current 14 October 2013
DAP1902 Application for a Radio Licence for an Aircraft Current August 2016
DAP1916 Intended Change to Notified Airspace Arrangements Current November 2017
DAP1920D Request for Airspace Coordination and Notification - Air Displays Current March 2017
DAP1920F Request for Airspace Coordination and Notification - Flypasts Current March 2017
Decision BIA RNAV STARs CAA Decision Letter - Bristol International Airport (BIA) RNAV STARs Current 18 August 2014
FCS1521 Use of UK Airspace Report Current 23 November 2016
IN-2011/004 Revised CAA Guidance on Sky Lantern Releases Current 1 February 2011
IN-2013/018 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1079/2012 of 16 November 2012 laying down the requirements for voice channel spacing for the Single European Sky Current 29 January 2013
IN-2014/017 Guidance on Designing Standard Instrument Departures Direct to Flight Levels Current 24 January 2014
IN-2014/174 Altitude Cold Temperature Corrections Current 21 October 2014
IN-2015/037 Airspace Change Process Regulatory Support Current 8 May 2015
IN-2015/082 Minimum Fuel Calls Current 8 September 2015
IN-2015/098 Extension of CAA Equipment Approval LA301075 for Handheld 8.33 kHz Channel Spaced VHF Radios – for use by Operators of EASA Balloons, Dirigibles/Non-rigid Airships and Gliders Current 23 October 2015
IN-2016/018 Policy for RNAV Holding Attached to Arrival Procedures in UK Airspace Current 16 February 2016
IN-2016/022 Temporary Increase to Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Approval Timescales Current 29 February 2016
IN-2016/030 CHIRP The Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme Current 18 March 2016
IN-2016/076 Conformance with Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) Restrictions Current 22 August 2016
IN-2016/084 Avoidance of Incidents Related to Controlled Flight Into Terrain When Under Air Traffic Control Radar Control Current 20 September 2016
IN-2016/098 Implementation of ICAO Doc 4444 (PANS ATM) Amendment 7 to – SID/STAR Phraseology Current 8 November 2016
IN-2017/001 NATS VOR Replacement Programme Current 3 January 2017
IN-2017/009 NATS VOR Replacement Programme Current 21 March 2017
IN-2017/010 CAA Information Bulletin on EASA Developments – 21 January to 22 March 2017 Current 22 March 2017
IN-2017/019 Guidance to Aerodromes, ANSP and Data Originators on Future Provision of Aeronautical Information Current 11 May 2017
IN-2017/020 NATS VOR Replacement Programme Current 22 May 2017
IN-2017/030 Changes to Subscriptions, Alerts and Information Notices Current 21 July 2017
IN-2017/035 Changes to Subscriptions, Alerts and Information Notices Current 24 August 2017
ORS4 No. 882 General Exemption from requirement to carry automatic direction finding equipment in specified circumstances. Current 22 December 2011
ORS4 No.1061 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Operations in Accordance with a Police Air Operator’s Certificate Current 9 December 2014
ORS4 No.1063 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Operations in Accordance with a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Specific Approval Current 9 December 2014
ORS4 No.1067 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) Visibility and Distance from Cloud Minima Current 9 December 2014
ORS4 No.1068 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Minima for Operations in Accordance with a Police Air Operator’s Certificate Current 9 December 2014
ORS4 No.1069 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Minima for Operations in Accordance with a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Specific Approval Current 9 December 2014
ORS4 No.1070 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Special VFR Minima for Search and Rescue Flights Current 9 December 2014
ORS4 No.1081 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Search and Rescue Operations in Accordance with an Air Operator’s Certificate Current 29 January 2015
ORS4 No.1125 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Special VFR Flight at Night Current 13 August 2015
ORS4 No.1126 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Compliance with Cruising Level Requirements Current 13 August 2015
ORS4 No.1127 Landing and Taking Off Near Open-Air Assemblies Current 13 August 2015
ORS4 No.1128 Emergency Services Helicopters - Landing and Taking Off Near Open-Air Assemblies Current 13 August 2015
ORS4 No.1157 Balloon Pilots - Congested Area Take-Off, Becalmed Landing & Open-Air Assembly Current 4 March 2016
ORS4 No.1160 Air Navigation Order 2009 - Schedule 5 Scale (J) – Airborne Collision Avoidance System Current 13 April 2016
ORS4 No.1174 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Exceptions to the Minimum Height Requirements Current 6 June 2016
ORS4 No.1195 Standardised European Rules of the Air - Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) Visibility and Distance from Cloud Minima within Class D Airspace Current 29 September 2016
ORS4 No.1222 Standardised European Rules of the Air – Air Traffic Control VFR and SVFR Clearances to Helicopter Operations Conducted by the Police, Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS), Search And Rescue (SAR) and SAR Training Flights or flights in support of the maintenance of the national infrastructure. Current 21 April 2017
ORS4 No.1238 Definition of Controlled Airspace in the Air Navigation Order 2016 Current 21 September 2017
SARG Policy Controlled Airspace Containment Policy Current 17 January 2014
SARG Policy Establishment and Dimensions of Aerodrome Traffic Zones (ATZ) Current 17 February 2016
SARG Policy Policy For ‘Point Merge’ and ‘Trombone’ Transition Procedures Current 25 August 2015
SARG Policy Policy For Radio Mandatory Zones and Transponder Mandatory Zones Current 14 August 2015
SARG Policy Policy for RNAV Holding Attached to Arrival Procedures in UK Airspace Current 16 February 2016
SARG Policy Policy Statement for Instrument Flight Procedures Current 21 April 2016
SARG Policy Standard Instrument Departure Truncation Policy
Review Comment: Updated links to work with new website, combined PS and form
Current 17 February 2017
SRG1303B Application for fitness assessment for a flying display role Current March 2016
SRG1303RA Flying Display Risk Assessment Form Current 27 February 2016
SRG1320 Application for Operation of a Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) in UK Airspace Current March 2017
SRG1757 Electronic Conspicuity - Declaration of Capability and Conformance Current August 2016