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MOD St Athan

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 210321, tabled on 14 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, during what hours MOD St Athan is available for use by private companies.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

20 October 2014

Private companies are afforded the same airfield hours that are available to all users. Currently, while the new airfield contractor completes work-up training, the airfield is available for take-offs and landings from Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm and, with 24 hours notice, on Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. Arrangements to operate outside these hours may be made, subject to manpower availability, by prior request. The Welsh Government's intent is to provide airfield opening hours of 9 am until 5 pm every day of the week, from December 2014.

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