ukaccs 44th annual meeting

18 & 19 nOVEMBER 2021 - vIRTUAL MEETING 

UKACCs Chair -  Colin Flack OBE, Chair, Birmingham Airport Consultative Committee 

Chairman of the Meeting - Colin Flack OBE

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1:1       Welcome and Introduction - Colin Flack OBE, Chair of UKACCs and Chair of Birmingham ACC.

1:2       Appointment of Chair

1:3       Appointment of UKACCs Working Group

1:4       UKACCs Business Update


Setting the Scene:

Review of DfT Guidelines for ACCs

2:2       DfT Update on Review – overview of the proposed, its aims, engagement and the indicative project timeline.

2:3       Current Practices of member ACCs & potential new ways of working 

Aviation Noise Management

2:4       Independent Commission for Civil Aviation Noise (ICCAN): Transfer of Responsibilities to CAA – DfT presentation and CAA update

2:5       DfT Aviation Noise Policy Update


3:1       Our Future Skies – Modernising the UK’s Infrastructure in the Sky - Presentation by Mark Swan, Head of Airspace Change Organising Group (ACOG), on ACOG’s work, the development of the Airspace Masterplan and next steps. ACOG’s “One Sky, One Plan” report is available on its website at:   

3:2       Review of CAA’s Airspace Modernisation Strategy (AMS) - Presentation by Stuart Lindsay, Head of Airspace Modernisation Strategy & Policy Group, CAA on the review of the CAA’s AMS and key issues to be addressed.


4:1       Accessible Travel - James Fremantle, CAA - Presentation on the CAA’s accessibility work, the impact of COVID and monitoring of special assistance services at airports. The CAA’s Airport accessibility report 2019/20 is available on its website