Airport Information

London Stansted Airport (STN)

IATA Designation Level 3
Coordination Manager contacts  Fernando de Freitas; +44 (0) 208 564 0626
How to apply for slots
Airport Operating Hours & Airports conditions of use Stansted airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round
ACL Office Coverage ACL provides services from 0900 to 1700 UK local time, on weekdays only (excluding public holidays).
ACL Out of Hours Coverage Outside normal office hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays), service is provided by the airport operator.

Please note – the Out of Hours service will only deal with short term ad-hoc schedule changes and new requests. All other changes must be submitted to ACL during normal office hours.

The contact numbers for Out of Hours assistance at Stansted are shown below:

Cover Provided By Telephone No. Fax No. / E-mail
Airfield Operations +44 (0)1279 662 478
Additional Operational Requirements
Planned Maintenance
Local Guidelines (Description and files to be added to drive for links)
Local Guideline 1 The Coordination Committee at Stansted has agreed a local rule to deal with the allocation and distribution of Night Movements and Night Noise Quota to comply with limitations on night operations set by the UK Government.


Local Guideline 3 This guideline deals with the procedures for urgent or time-critical operations.


Local Guideline 4 This rule deals with management and regulation of passenger numbers and air tranport movements at Stansted Airport
Coordination Committee Yes
Capacity Declaration ACL publishes Seasonal Reports for all Level 3 airports.  These can be found using the search function here.

Reports for Level 2 and Level 1 airports are not published.  If you would like to see reports for these airports, please contact us.

Seasonal Reports Click here
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