News

Additional customer accommodation at WWA

WWA has announced it is to develop a new facility on the site in the form of a modern hangar with integral workshops, offices conference areas.  The development will also include a new three storey Control Tower for air traffic operations. Construction is due to commence later in 2017 with completion expected by the spring …

West Wales Radar goes on line

The latest addition to the airport’s operational infrastructure is a new radar and air traffic control service.  Licenced by the CAA for civilian air traffic management, the radar is also accepted by the MAA.  This means the airport now has complete independence to manage the danger areas in Cardigan Bay as well as those inland …

From WWA to Antarctica

Following extensive tests, demonstration and operator training at WWA, the UAVE unmanned platform, Prion 3, is now in service on the other side of the world assisting the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) at their science research station at Rothera on the Antarctic continent. The long range flight endurance characteristic of the Prion is known to …

New Met provision at the airport

A new meteorological (Met) service will soon be available to enable customers using the airport and surrounding airspace to plan their flight operations with more accuracy, as the company has embarked of the installation of an automated Met centre on the airport.  In addition, it has contracted an independent Met forecasting company to supply detailed …