Category: From the Tower

Airport Users’ Group Minutes Updated

The minutes of the latest Airport Users’ Group Meeting, held on 5th October 2016, can be found here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2016/10/airport-users-group-minutes-updated-12/

“Flyball” Navex Competition

This Saturday (7th May) we’re participating in the “Flyball” Navex Competition organised by Popham Airfield. (Yes, we’re late entrants ourselves!) For full details see the poster here. You can start here (entry forms in the tower on the day) or if you start elsewhere you can collect your very own EGBO ball here for a reduced …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2016/05/flyball-navex-competition/

Safety Evening – March 10th

We’re pleased to announce another GASCo Safety Evening, to be held on March 10th 2016 from 19:30 in Bobbington Village Hall. This will be coupled with a short presentation from Birmingham Airport on the subject of Airspace Incursions. The last Safety Evening was well attended and well worth attending. I very much expect this will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2016/02/safety-evening-march-10th/

OPNOT: Winter Hours and Night Flying 2015-2016

OPNOT 2015-04 has been published giving details of Winter Hours, Night Flying and Christmas/New Year closures for 2015/2016.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2015/10/opnot-winter-hours-night-flying-2015-2016/

OPNOT: Wings and Wheels

OPNOT 2015-03B has been published giving details of runway closure times for the Bank Holiday Wings and Wheels event, August 30th-31st. 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/2015/08/opnot-wings-wheels-6/

Birmingham Airspace Presentation at Cosford

We have today received an invitation to Halfpenny Green based pilots to attend a presentation by Birmingham ATC at Cosford. Please see the details below: I am the FSO for Cosford Powered Flying Club and I have arranged a presentation evening by Birmingham International ATC. They are coming to Cosford  on the 5th August 2015 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2015/07/birmingham-airspace-presentation-cosford/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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/

Café closed this week

The Café will be closed this week (Monday 10th – Friday 14th February 2014) while we apply some fresh paint. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/02/cafe-closed-next-week/

GASCo Flight Safety Evening

We’re please to announce that a GASCo Flight Safety Evening will take place on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Bobbington Village Hall starting at 19.30. All welcome! Thanks to Tony Dring for setting this up.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/01/gasco-flight-safety-evening/

Winter Newsletter

The latest edition of the Tower’s occasional Newsletter can be seen here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2013/12/winter-newsletter/

OPNOT: Winter Hours and Night Flying

OPNOT 2013-04 has been published giving details of Winter Hours, Night Flying and Christmas/New Year closures for 2013/2014.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2013/10/opnot-winter-hours-night-flying/