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2020-12-31 - Lee-On-Solent (EGHF) - Approved AFIS Position


Chad Byworth

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Effective 31 December 2020

Lee Information (EGHF_I_TWR - 118.925 MHz) is now an approved AFIS position for AFIS/AGCS endorsed S1 controllers.

Alongside the AIP entry controllers should note the following information:

  • The surrounding airspace is complex and pilots should be encouraged to seek a radar service from Solent Radar/Bournemouth Radar/Farnborough Radar when available 
  • To assist Solent Radar in the event of an airspace infringement, aircraft in communication with Lee Information should be asked to squawk SSR code 4306 - this is the Lee-On-Solent conspicuity code and adjacent radar controllers should note that the code is not identified, validated or verified.
  • The Lee-On-Solent ATZ abuts the Fleetlands Heliport ATZ to the NE (see diagram) - as such straight-in arrivals to 23/straight-out departures from 05 require approval from Fleetlands Information
  • Runway 05/23 - Asphalt - 1325m
  • Circuits 1000ft QFE:
    • Runway 05 - Left-hand
    • Runway 23 - Right-hand
    • “Warbird” circuit published opposite to standard circuit (ie 05 RH / 23 LH) at 1200ft QFE
  • No METAR published - controllers shall issue either the EGHI or EGHH QNH
  • QFE = QNH - 1

Figure 1 - Lee-On-Solent ATZ/Circuit and Surrounding Airspace

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An SMR has been incorporated into the 2020/14 sector file release.

Documentation Status
This procedure change post will serve to document this approval pending a review of UK approved ATS positions and how these are documented.

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Lee-On-Solent conspicuity code added
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