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 within the UK.
OBSTACLES WITHIN FRANCE: refer only to the France AIP here.
OBSTACLES WITHIN IRELAND: refer only to the Ireland AIP here.
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The latest edition of this VFR Chart will be/was released on 24 March 2022, and will be available for purchase from the usual stockists from this date. At this point amendments listed on this website are only applicable to the latest edition.
Civil aero site at 505134N 0004533W: elevation changed from 109ft AMSL to 111ft AMSL.
|05404||11/04/2022||MAXIMUM ELEVATION FIGURES (MEF)
MEFs have been recalculated due to the change in minimum height for land-based obstacles depicted on the VFR Charts, and therefore obstacle buffer for the MEFs, from 300ft AGL to 328ft AGL. See here for full details.
Civil aero site at 521822N 0004732W: remove IAP cone symbols.
Govt./mil. heli site at 513012.00N 0014743.00W, with elevation 678ft AMSL: remove from charts due to closure of site.
Civil aero site at 513518N 0003047W: Local Flying Area vertical limit to be raised from 1000ft to 1200ft.
Delete TWR frequency 122.100 from the Southern England & Wales Frequency Reference Card, due to withdrawal from service.
Add new civil heli site at 514156.22N 0040710.31W, with elevation 98ft AMSL.
|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
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.
Civil aero site at 514250N 0041844W: delete ATZ symbology and magenta tint. Remove entry from UK Aerodrome Traffic Zones (ATZ) Services/RT Frequencies (MHz) in chart legends.
|05789||14/07/2022||UK AIP ENR 5.5 - AERIAL SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Bicester Aerodrome, Oxon
Change frequency from 129.980 to 135.480 (Safetycom).
|05805||14/07/2022||UK AIP ENR 5.5 - AERIAL SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Add new ultralight site at 504848N 0005538W, with elevation 3ft AMSL.
RESTRICTED AREA EB R21
Change nature and designator of restricted area R21 to danger area D38. All other details remain the same. Refer to Belgium AIP
Delete reporting point RIMBU at 514220N 0020942E on the London/Amsterdam FIR boundary. Refer to respective AIPs.
Civil aero site at 504856N 0011224W: change all instances of frequency 118.925 to 118.930 on charts and Southern England & Wales Frequency Reference Card.
Govt./mil. aero site at 512627.88N 0021644.69W: add note to chart legends regarding Aerodrome Traffic Zone (ATZ) active by NOTAM/notified.
Disused/abandoned aero site at 513018N 0015936W: remove Aerodrome Traffic Zone (ATZ) and all text except for aerodrome name. Remove entry from Legend ATZ Notes.
Civil aero site at 511631N 0004639W: remove aerodrome light beacon (star-shaped symbol), 'FlG' annotation and Morse code text 'FH'.
|05697||08/09/2022||SOUTHEND CTA 10
This sector is to be extended: 514715.86N 0005005.34E - 515032.14N 0005922.30E - 515157.68N 0011449.63E - 514921.38N 0012013.79E - 514212.14N 0012126.68E - 513836.40N 0011744.49E - 513751.00N 0010627.00E - 513653.16N 0010414.05E then anti-clockwise arc of radius 14NM centred on - 513428.00N 0004207.00E to - 514551.03N 0005510.46E - 514529.59N 0005026.47E - 514715.86N 0005005.34E. All other details remain the same.
|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.
VISUAL REFERENCE POINTS (VRP)
Add the following:
New Ollerton 531225N 0010026W
Tuxford 531352N 0005329W
|05981||08/09/2022||UK AIP ENR 5.5 - AERIAL SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
SPILSTED FARM, Sedlescombe, East Sussex
Glider site at 505613N 0003109E: change gliding symbol to unlicensed aerodrome symbol, due to cessation of gliding activities. Remove all references to gliding, retaining site name and elevation.
Civil aero site at 510848.70N 0003133.00W: remove in toto, due to site's closure.
Delete unlicensed civil heli site at 525939.00N 0000023.00W, due to closure of site.
Rename unlicensed civil heli site at 512926.28N 0000131.39W to Skyports Heli. All other details remain the same.
|05982||01/10/2022||UK AIP ENR 5.5 - AERIAL SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
PARHAM, West Sussex
Glider site at 505532N 0002828W: change frequency from 129.980 to 118.685.
Amend Aerodrome Reference Point (ARP) and centre of Aerodrome Traffic Zone (ATZ) to 510924.09N 0003838.5E.
|06272||02/11/2022||UK AIP ENR 5.5 - AERIAL SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
NORTH HILL, Devon
Glider site at 505107N 0031639W: change annotation '/3.0' to '/4.0'.
Add unlicensed civil heli site at 521931.20N 0012254.00W, with elevation 328ft AMSL.
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Govt./mil. aero site at 531828.60N 0003302.95W:change active airfield symbol to disused/abandoned; remove all text annotations except airfield name; remove ATZ and MATZ; remove entry from list of UK ATZ Services/RT Frequencies in legends; remove references to ATC Scampton in notes for Restricted Area EG R313, referring instead to ATC Waddington.
|06161||26/01/2023||HOLYHEAD CTA - LEGEND NOTES
Remove Notes 7 and 36 as these CTA sectors will become H24.
|06216||26/01/2023||WINSTONE (WIN) DME
Add new DME at 514726.30N 0020300.77W with annotation WIN 115.75 DME.
|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.
|06320||23/03/2023||UK AIP ENR 2.1 - AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES AIRSPACE
Various changes to Cotswold and Berry Head CTAs; Niton CTA renamed Pepze CTA. Further information to follow.