Policies and reports

Aircraft Noise Report

This report was commissioned in June 2007 to objectively understand the level of noise in the Vale of Glamorgan. The report can be downloaded as a pdf file at the bottom of the page.

Download the Aircraft Noise Events at Llanblethian Report

Noise and Environmental Monitoring Reports

Download Noise and Environmental Report 2010

Environmental enquiries /  aircraft noise complaints

Please send any enquiries or formal complaints to Jason Coleman, Head of Environment Safety & Health (ESH) by email environment@cwl.aero. Please include details, your name and contact details.

Airspace Change Proposal

This report was the joint proposal for additional controlled airspace for both Bristol International Airport and Cardiff Airport, as submitted to Civil Aviation Authority Directorate of Airspace Policy (CAA DAP) in 2005.

Download Airport Airspace Report

Download Airport Airspace Report Map

Disability Discrimination Act

Download Cardiff Airport's DDA Policy

Technical Specifications
  • ARP Co-ordinates and site at AD:
  • Lat: 512348N
    Long: 0032036W
    Mid point of Runway 12/30
  • Direction and distance from city: 8.5 nm SW of Cardiff
  • Elevation/Reference temperature: 220 ft - 19°C
  • Geoid undulation at AD ELEV PSN: 51.5m
  • Magnetic Variation/Annual Change: W3.8° (2004) - 0.15° decreasing
  • Type of Traffic Permitted (IFR/VFR): IFR/VFR
  • AD Category for fire fighting: RFF Category 7. Category 8 and 9 available on request
  • Use of aircraft stand ID signs: Stands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 are parking with marshalled guidance
  • Taxiway guide lines and visual docking. Additionally stands 7, 9 and 10 are equipped with nose-loader type air bridges
  • Parking guidance system of aircraft stands: The above stands (7,9 and 10) are provided with AGNIS, which is switched on before the aircraft enters the stand and switches off after 20mins automatically. These stands utilise illuminated identification numbers, and Side Marker Boards (SMB)
  • Aircraft using air bridges park with AGNIS system. Aircraft not using air bridges will be marshalled.

 

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Special Superintendent Jason Coleman...

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Flybe statement Arrow

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