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SHEET 5 - CENTRAL ENGLAND & WALES


Amendments for Sheet 5 - Central England & Wales

Edition 14 effective 12 Aug 2021

The chart updates listed below are collected from a number of sources, and considered to be as reliable as possible. The Civil Aviation Authority whilst exercising great care in the compilation of this information, will not be responsible either for the accuracy or omissions therein. In the interests of safety, reference should always be made to the UK AIP, AICs, NOTAM and Pre-Flight Information Bulletins.

Chart users should refer here for the current list of En-Route Air Navigation Obstacles.

Amendments already effective

Reference Effective Details of Amendment
04610 12/08/2021 Frequencies add to various glider sites: see here for details.
04381 09/09/2021 UK AIP ENR 5.1 - DANGER AREAS
EG D217 Llanbedr
New Danger Area complex established. Refer to UK AIP ENR 5.1 for full details.
04465 07/10/2021 Correction to ref. 04138 effective 15/07/2021
UK AIP ENR 5.3 - HIRTA
PERSHORE - revert to a circle, 1NM radius, centred at 520813N 0020205W, SFC-6000' ALT.
PORTSDOWN - revert to a circle, 1NM radius, centred at 505124N 0010522W, SFC-6600' ALT.
COLERNE - remove circle, radius 1NM, centred at 512639N 0021640W
MADLEY - remove circle, radius 2NM, centred at 520153N 0025023W
04512 07/10/2021 UK AIP ENR 5.4 – AIR NAVIGATION OBSTACLES
The minimum height for land-based obstacles depicted on the VFR Charts has changed from 300ft AGL to 100M (328ft) AGL. As before, a small number of obstacles below this height are shown for landmark purposes.
04838 01/11/2021 UK AIP ENR 5.5 – ULTRA LIGHT SITES
HIGH TREES FARM
Add ultralight/microlight site, with elevation 420ft AMSL, at 525115N 0015249W.
04909 02/12/2021 ISLE OF MAN (EGNS)
Civil aero site at 540500N 0043724W: amend elevation from 52ft AMSL to 53ft AMSL.
05010 30/12/2021 TERN HILL (EGOE)
Govt./mil. aero site at 525216.20N 0023200.60W: amend all instances of 'Ternhill' to read 'Tern Hill' across chart graphics, chart legends and Southern England & Wales Frequency Reference Card.
05011 30/12/2021 COSFORD (EGWC)
Aerodrome Reference Point (ARP) and centre of Aerodrome Traffic Zone (ATZ) changed to 523825.92N 0021818.95W.
05111 02/02/2022 UK AIP ENR 5.1 - DANGER AREAS
EG D217A-D217K Llanbedr
DAAIS: Amend all instances of 'Llanbedr Tower' to read 'Llanbedr Information' in chart legends and on the Southern England & Wales Frequency Reference Card.
05209 22/02/2022 GRASSTHORPE GRANGE
Delete unlicensed civil aero site at 531145.00N 0004825.00W, with elevation 20ft AMSL, due to closure of site.
04851 24/02/2022 UK AIP ENR 5.1 - DANGER AREAS
EG D201 Aberporth & D202 West Wales
Change DACS frequency 119.650 to 120.835 in chart legends and Southern England & Wales Frequency Reference Card. All other details remain the same.
04870 24/02/2022 UK AIP ENR 5.1 - DANGER AREAS
EG D314 Harpur Hill
Amend Pre-Flight Info entry in chart legends to HSE (The Health and Safety Executive) Tel: 0203 028 2000.
04976 24/03/2022 MANCHESTER LOW-LEVEL ROUTE
Change to the depiction of the Manchester LLR.
05083 21/04/2022 NORTHAMPTON/Sywell (EGBK)
Civil aero site at 521822N 0004732W: remove IAP cone symbols.
05230 16/06/2022 UK AIP ENR 5.3 - HIRTA
Amendments and additions to UK HIRTAs:
COLERNE - A circle, 0.9NM radius, centred at 512639N 0021640W, with upper limit of 3700ft ALT
CROUGHTON - A circle, 1.2NM radius, centred at 515916N 0011112W, with upper limit of 2900ft ALT
MADLEY - A circle, 2NM radius, centred at 520153N 0025023W, with upper limit of 6700ft ALT
PERSHORE - A circle, radius 0.6NM, centred at 520841N 0020217W, with upper limit of 700ft ALT
05369 14/07/2022 NORTHAMPTON/Sywell (EGBK)
Civil aero site at 521822N 0004732W: change comms facility from AFIS to A/G in UK Aerodrome Traffic Zones (ATZ) Services/RT Frequencies (MHz) in chart legends and on Southern England & Wales Frequency Reference Card. Frequency remains unchanged.
05512 11/08/2022 LEEDS EAST (EGCM)
Civil aero site at 535004N 0011144W: runway 16/34 permanently closed. Change white runway line to solid blue line.
05605 08/09/2022 MANCHESTER Barton (EGCB) & UK AIP ENR 5.5 AERIAL SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Civil aero site at 532818N 0022323W: remove all references to hang-gliding site.
05624 08/09/2022 BARROW/Walney Island (EGNL)
Civil aero site at 540743N 0031603W: aerodrome name to be changed to WALNEY. All other details to remain the same.
05716 08/09/2022 RETFORD/Gamston (EGNE)
VISUAL REFERENCE POINTS (VRP)
Add the following:
New Ollerton 531225N 0010026W
Tuxford 531352N 0005329W
06300 09/11/2022 FISHPOOLS FARM
Add unlicensed civil heli site at 521931.20N 0012254.00W, with elevation 328ft AMSL.

Amendments yet to become effective

Reference Effective Details of Amendment
06253 23/03/2023 VISUAL REFERENCE POINTS (VRP)
Review of VRPs in the southern half of the UK. Various changes including removal of some VRPs, introduction of new VRPs and renaming of other VRPs. Further information to follow.
06351 20/04/2023 VISUAL REFERENCE POINTS (VRP)
Review of VRPs in the northern half of the UK. Various changes including removal of some VRPs, introduction of new VRPs and renaming of other VRPs. Further information to follow.