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ST HELENA AIRPORT CERTIFIED

ST HELENA AIRPORT CERTIFIED

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2016 13:34 GMT

Another major milestone for St Helena Airport was achieved yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 10 May 2016, when Air Safety Support International (ASSI) issued an Aerodrome Certificate to St Helena Airport - having been satisfied that the Airport infrastructure, aviation security measures and air traffic control service complies with international aviation safety and security standards.

HISTORY MADE AS LARGE PASSENGER JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA

HISTORY MADE AS LARGE PASSENGER JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2016 14:11 GMT

History was once again made on St Helena today as the first large passenger jet aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 (ZS-ZWG), touched down at St Helena’s new Airport shortly after 12.00 noon. This is the actual Boeing aircraft which will serve the St Helena/Johannesburg route.

​FIRST JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA AIRPORT

​FIRST JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA AIRPORT

Press Releases   •   Apr 11, 2016 14:41 GMT

A Bombardier Challenger 300 business jet landed at St Helena Airport yesterday, Sunday 10 April 2016, at around 11.20am - the first ever jet aircraft to land at St Helena Airport (HLE).

ST HELENA AIRPORT PUBLISHES FIRST SAFETY NEWSLETTER

ST HELENA AIRPORT PUBLISHES FIRST SAFETY NEWSLETTER

Press Releases   •   Apr 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

The Aerodrome management team at St Helena Airport today releases its first Safety Newsletter to highlight the efforts being made to make St Helena’s first ever Airport a safe place for staff and passengers.

NEW AIRCRAFT TO SERVE ST HELENA AIRPORT

NEW AIRCRAFT TO SERVE ST HELENA AIRPORT

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2016 11:40 GMT

ComAir Delivery Events, Ribbon Cutting, Signing & Flyaway

AVIATION (GENERAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2016

AVIATION (GENERAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2016

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2016 11:26 GMT

Executive Council met on Tuesday 16 February 2016 and approved the Aviation (General Amendments) Bill 2016 for publication and public consultation.

Second Calibration Flight Arrives

Second Calibration Flight Arrives

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 13:57 GMT

​Despite very low cloud cover, the second Calibration Flight landed safely at St Helena Airport yesterday, Sunday 13 December 2015, at approximately 14.27hrs local time.

Second Calibration Flight to Arrive Shortly

Second Calibration Flight to Arrive Shortly

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 13:51 GMT

A second round of Calibration flights for St Helena Airport is planned for next week, with the Beechcraft King Air 200 aircraft due to arrive on Saturday 12 December 2015 and depart around Sunday 20 December.

History made as first ever plane lands at St Helena

History made as first ever plane lands at St Helena

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2015 15:10 GMT

History was made on St Helena at 13.50hrs GMT today, Tuesday 15 September 2015, as a Beechcraft King Air 200 aircraft arrived from Angola and touched down at St Helena’s new Airport, prior to conducting a series of calibration flights.

Use of Runway Granted For Calibration Flights

Use of Runway Granted For Calibration Flights

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2015 11:26 GMT

Justin Rothwell, Senior Aerodrome Inspector from Air Safety Support International (ASSI) was on-Island between 29 August and 5 September 2015. The purpose of his visit was to undertake an assessment to verify the conditions required for intermediary use of the runway for calibration flights.