Airspace Review

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2015 - 2018 Airspace Review Plan East Coast - Gisborne and Hawke's Bay 2017
Taranaki 2017 West Coast - South Island 2017
Queenstown 2014 Canterbury 2014
Completed Airspace Reviews  

2016 Airspace Proposals - Final Airspace Changes (320 KB)

In accordance with Civil Aviation Rules, Part 71, the Civil Aviation Authority formally reviews airspace designation and classification on a regular basis. Under Civil Aviation Rule 71.11 Review of designated and classified airspace, the review must be undertaken at least every 5 years, to review each current airspace designation and classification to verify the continuing need for the airspace designation or classification.

When a review is undertaken an appropriate level of consultation with industry and affected stakeholders is undertaken.

2015 - 2018 Airspace Review Plan

The CAA is undertaking a full review of New Zealand airspace in accordance with Part 71, to be carried out from 2015 to 2018.

2015 - 2018 Airspace Review Plan

2014 - 2016 Airspace Review Plan

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East Coast - Gisborne and Hawke's Bay 2017

2017 East Coast Airspace Review - Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay - Initial consultation (80 KB)

- submissions close 05 Sep 2016

Taranaki 2017

2017 Taranaki Airspace Review - Initial consultation (258 KB)

- submissions close 05 Sep 2016

West Coast - South Island 2017

2017 West Coast Airspace Review  - South Island - Initial consultation, version 2 (1 MB)

- submissions close 05 Sep 2016

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Queenstown 2014

 Queenstown Class C Separations and Procedures - Airways document Version 5 (8.3 MB)

The CAA will provide guidance and advice in relation to any air traffic management areas that need a CAA interpretation.

Queenstown Class C Airpsace Application of Separation - Airways (3.9 MB)

Queenstown Airspace Review - Final Decision

Queenstown Airspace Classification Review - Workshops

Minutes of the consultation meeting held between CAA and Queenstown users 26 May 2014

Queenstown Airspace Classification Review - Summary of Submissions

Queenstown Airspace Classification Review - Consultation Document - Feb 2014
- submissions closed 02 May 2014

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Canterbury 2014

Proposed Restricted Areas - Canterbury (1.4 MB) - on hold

Completed Airspace Reviews

2016 Airspace Reviews

2016 Other Airspace Consultation

2015 Airspace Review Consultation Documents

2014 Airspace Review Consultation Documents

Radio Frequency Use in Uncontrolled Airspace

2013 Airspace Proposals - Final Decisions

2013 Airspace Review Consultation Documents

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