zone in operation over Burnham during this week's Nato summit
no-fly zone is in operation in the skies over Burnham-On-Sea this
week during a three-day Nato summit when leaders from around the
world are meeting in Wales.
no-fly zone stretches for a wide area around Cardiff to prevent
light aircraft flying over the area below 10,000 ft (3,048 m).
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has imposed the restriction following
a request from police working on security at the Nato meeting.
Over 60 heads of state and government leaders from across the
globe are attending the event including
President Barak Obama.
an advisory sent out to pilots, the CAA says the restriction is
part of the security operation being put in place to protect heads
aircraft will not be able to fly over the area on the dates shown
above. Flights which breach the ban will be intercepted by police
ban will not affect emergency services or commercial flights travelling
to and from Cardiff and Bristol airports.