Glasgow Prestwick Airport is undergoing an Airspace Change Process. This is a programme many UK airports are undertaking. It is needed because of the removal of old navigation aids as part of a national upgrade programme.
Airports have operated routes based on this old equipment since the mid-1960s and need to update their procedures to be compatible with new, state of the art satellite-based systems.
We’re also taking the opportunity to ensure the flight paths in and out of the airport are as efficient and environmentally-friendly as possible, while minimising noise impact on communities.
Part of this process involves consulting with the general public and other stakeholders, such as companies operating from the airport. We are also talking to local authorities, MPs, MSPs and community councils.
It’s important to us that the local community has the opportunity to see and contribute to the changes we are considering.
This consultation lasts for 13 weeks, starting on 14th June and ending on 13th September.
We are hosting three public exhibitions (all 10am – 7pm):
- 22 June in the Aviator Suite at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Aviation House, Prestwick, KA9 2PL.
- 27 June at Kilmarnock Grand Hall, 9 Green St, Kilmarnock KA1 3BN
- 5 July at Coylton Parish Church Hall, 27 Hill Head, Ayr, KA6 6JT
Guests will have the opportunity to view our proposals, speak to members of the design team and leave their feedback.