Alastair Mackinnon

Airport Operations Manager, Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green Airport

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OPNOT: Wings & Wheels

OPNOT 2015-02 has been published giving details of runway closure times for the Easter Wings and Wheels event, April 5th-6th. All car park users are also asked to use the public car park on these days.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2015/03/opnot-wings-wheels-5/

Weather Warnings Delivered to your Mailbox

Weather Warnings are delivered to ATS on an irregular basis by the Met Office. These are redistributed to flying schools and other flying operators at the airport by e-mail. If you would like to be added to the distribution list for these e-mails please e-mail ATC. You can ask to be taken off the list …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2015/03/weather-warnings-delivered-mailbox/

Airport User Group and Consultative Committee minutes updated

The minutes for the Airport User Group meeting on 14th January have been published and you can see them here. Draft minutes of the Consultative Committee meeting held on 10th December have been published and you can see them here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2015/01/airport-user-group-consultative-committee-minutes-updated/

OPNOT: New Holding Point Numbering

OPNOT 2015-01 has been published giving details of the changes to the holding point arrangements for runway 34/16 in preparation for the introduction of Instrument Approach Procedures.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2015/01/opnot-new-holding-point-numbering/

Artist in Residence Appointed

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Mo Awkati as ‘Artist in Residence’ for 2015. Mo will be seen all around the airport over the year ahead and we hope to see an exhibition of his work towards the end of the year. He will also be available  for private commissions so there’s an …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/12/artist-residence-appointed/

OPNOT: Tarmac Repairs

OPNOT 2014-09 has been published giving warnings of runway and taxiway closures for repairs.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/11/opnot-tarmac-repairs/

Vacancy for a Part Time Cleaner

Due to retirement we have a vacancy for a cleaner (part time) – see here for more information.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/11/vacancy-part-time-cleaner/

OPNOT: Winter Hours and Night Flying

OPNOT 2014-08 has been published giving details of Winter Hours, Night Flying and Christmas/New Year closures for 2014/2015.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/10/opnot-winter-hours-night-flying-2/

Airport Users’ Group Minutes Updated

The minutes of the latest Airport Users’ Group Meeting, held on 24th September 2014, can be found here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/10/airport-users-group-minutes-updated-7/

OPNOT: Crane activity, 27th August 2014.

A crane will be operating on the airport on 27th August. Please see OPNOT 2014-07 for the effect on aircraft operations.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/08/opnot-crane-activity-27th-august-2014/

OPNOT: Works on Runway 28/10

OPNOT 2014-06 has been published concerning temporary closures of both the grass runway 28/10 and the tarmac runway 28/10 between 27th August and 29th August. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/08/opnot-works-runway-2810/

OPNOT: Temporary Withdrawal of Runway Lighting

OPNOT 2014-05 has been published regarding the withdrawal of runway lighting for approximately four weeks.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/08/opnot-temporary-withdrawal-runway-lighting/

OPNOT: Wings & Wheels

OPNOT 2014-04 has been published giving details of runway closure times for the Summer Wings and Wheels event, August 24th and 25th. All car park users are also asked to use the public car park on these days.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/08/opnot-wings-wheels-4/

Consultative Committee Minutes Updated

The latest draft minutes from the Consultative Committee can be seen here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/07/consultative-committee-minutes-updated/

Airport Users’ Group Minutes Updated

The minutes of the latest Airport Users’ Group Meeting, held on 2nd July 2014, can be found here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/07/airport-users-group-minutes-updated-6/

Terms and Conditions Updated

  The Terms and Conditions of Use of the airport have been updated and can be seen here. Significant changes are: Introduction of a charge to be applied in the event that a payment made to us is returned by our bank unpaid. The requirement for High Visibility clothing to be worn airside is replaced …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/06/terms-conditions-updated/

Airport Users’ Group Minutes Updated

The minutes of the latest Airport Users’ Group Meeting, held on 2nd April 2014, can be found here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/05/airport-users-group-minutes-updated-5/

Hangar Dance Tickets now available

The 40s Hangar Party on the Saturday evening (24th May) of the 40s weekend will once again feature the Ockbrook Big Band. Those who came to the events in 2011 and 2012 will recall how good they were. Doors open 7.30 pm; Carriages 11 pm. Hangar dance tickets are £17.50 per person in advance to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/05/hangar-dance-tickets-now-available/

OPNOT: Wings & Wheels

OPNOT 2014-01 has been published giving details of runway closure times for the Easter Wings and Wheels event, April 20th-21st. All car park users are also asked to use the public car park on these days.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/04/opnot-wings-wheels-3/

40s Weekend – Exhibitor Entry Forms

Exhibitor Entry forms for the forthcoming 1940s weekend are now available here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/03/40s-weekend-exhibitor-entry-forms/