Bristol Airport

Bristol airport is designated as a Facilitated (Level 2) airport in accordance with the IATA Worldwide Scheduling Guidelines.

NATO a conference at Celtic Manor 03-05Sep 2014.

Large numbers of flights are expected into BRS during this period.

BRS (and CWL) airports are PPR (Prior Permission Required) for ALL movements 03-05Sep including General Aviation, see NOTAM’s C3651/14 and C2780/14

All operators with existing flights are OK however future bookings over these dates require PPR.

Operators using OCS (Online Coordination System) should use the ‘ask us’ option if the flight covers these dates.

All flights should be booked through ACL in the normal way, private operators should use their handling agent to request slots to ACL.

Non regular operators contacting ACL direct should advise who their handling agent will be.

Airport Opening Hours
Bristol airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round.

ACL provides services from 0900 to 1700 UK local time, on weekdays only (excluding public holidays), and the coordination team can be contacted as follows:

Coordinator Contact Details


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 Bristol are shown below:


Cover Provided By Telephone No.
Airfield Operations Manager +44 (0)1275 473 787


Planned Closures for Maintenance
We are currently unaware of any planned closures for maintenance at Bristol airport

Local Guidelines
There are currently no local guidelines in place at Bristol airport.

Airport Committees
There are currently no committees at Bristol airport.

Seasonal Reports
Seasonal reports for are not produced for Bristol airport.