CASA Airspace Review of 15NM surrounding Shellharbour, NSW

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    ACT NSW
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    Start 22/02/2024
    AEDT 11:00
    End 30/04/2024
    AEST 11:00

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    Alex  Jennings
    CASA OAR

    An Airspace Review of the 15NM airspace volume in the vicinity of Shellharbour Airport, NSW between SFC to 7500FT AMSL will be conducted.

    The issue

    Staff from the OAR will be conducting industry consultation through the following methods to provide stakeholders opportunities to be involved:

    • A consultation paper on the CASA Consultation Hub
    • On-site in person visits at Shellharbour Airport expected to be undertaken 12 to 14 March 2024
    • Phone or online meetings if required or preferred.

    Industry are encouraged to read the attached Terms of Reference document for further information.

    Purpose

    The Office of Airspace Regulation in CASA, would like to invite industry to participate in an Airspace Review of Shellharbour, NSW. This Airspace Review will assess the suitability of the current airspace structure of the following area:

    • Shellharbour Airport – 15 Nautical Miles (NM) radius
    • Surface (SFC) to 7500 Feet (FT) Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) (Below Controlled Airspace)

    An Airspace Review (the Review) of the 15NM airspace volume in the vicinity of Shellharbour Airport, NSW between SFC to 7500FT AMSL will be conducted. The objective of the study is to evaluate the appropriateness of the airspace within the vicinity of Shellharbour, recognising that safety is CASA’s primary consideration against the following key criteria:

    • efficient use of the airspace
    • equitable access to the airspace for all airspace users
    • national security issues
    • environment issues
    • appropriateness of the airspace classification.

    Submitted by

    Alex Jennings
    CASA OAR
    alexandra.jennings@casa.gov.au

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    21 February 2024