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Contact details for Aerodrome Standards enquiries

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Contact Aerodrome Standards

Email Aerodrome Standards:

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Your enquiries are welcome, however please note that as a precaution against viruses and other unwanted mail, messages will be deleted unopened unless the title clearly indicates a legitimate, aerodrome-related communication.  We will endeavour to answer all legitimate enquiries.  To help us, please ensure that the nature of your enquiry is clear, and provide your full name and, where applicable, the name of any company or organisation that you represent.

For birdstrike issues, email

For all other aerodrome-related enquiries, email

To make a formal application for an aerodrome licence please write to:
Head of Aerodrome Standards
Civil Aviation Authority
Safety Regulation Group
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex
Fax:(+44) (0) 1293 573971

To notify Aerodrome Standards of proposed on-aerodrome developments, email

Aerodrome Standards also has offices at two other CAA locations; Manchester and Stirling.

Manchester Regional Office
Civil Aviation Authority
Safety Regulation Group
Aerodrome Standards
Atlantic House
Atlas Business Park
M22 5PR
Fax:(+44) (0) 161 216 4599

Stirling Regional Office
Civil Aviation Authority
Safety Regulation Group
Aerodrome Standards
First Floor, Kings Park House
Laurelhill Business Park
Fax :(+44) (0) 1786 457440