zone to be put in place over Burnham area during Nato summit
no-fly zone will be put in place for parts of the region, including
Burnham-On-Sea, during a three-day Nato summit next month when
leaders from around the world will be in Wales.
will prevent light aircraft flying over the area below 10,000
ft (3,048 m) between 3rd-5th September.
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has imposed the restriction following
a request from police working on security at the Nato meeting,
which will be held in Newport and Cardiff.
Over 60 heads of state and government leaders from across the
globe will be attending the event.
an advisory sent out to pilots, the CAA says the restriction is
part of the security operation being put in place to protect heads
of state, including President Barak Obama, who will be attending.
aircraft will not be able to fly over the area shown below which
includes the Burnham-On-Sea area. Flights which breach the ban
will be intercepted by police air support.
ban will not affect emergency services or commercial flights travelling
to and from Cardiff and Bristol airports.