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Air Navigation Restriction in the vicinity of Blackrock Island, Co. Mayo Wednesday, 14th March 2018

14 Mar 2018
A restriction (Temporary Restricted Area) on the flying of aircraft shall apply in the
immediate vicinity of Blackrock Island, Co. Mayo in the Airspace contained within the
under mentioned which is situated within the Shannon FIR:
Lateral limits: 54°04’00.87”N 010°19’13.04”W Radius 2NM
Vertical limits: SFC to 2000 feet AMSL
Duration: The period of the restriction shall be from 1100hrs to 1400hrs UTC on Wednesday, the 14th March 2018

The purpose of the TRA is to keep civil general air traffic safely segregated from aerial
activities at the commemorative wreath laying service in the immediate vicinity of Blackrock Island, Co. Mayo.

The Airspace in the TRA is restricted to use by aircraft authorised by the Flight
Operations Department of the Irish Aviation Authority, and in accordance with the
Joining Instructions issued by that unit.

Remotely Piloted Air Systems e.g. drones, operating privately or under Aerial Works
Permission may not operate within the TRA without written Permission from the Flight
Operations Authority and Event Organisers. RPAS may be subject to seizure by An
Garda Siochana as evidence for potential prosecution and in the interest of Aviation

State Aircraft and Aircraft of the Irish Coastguard Service employed on an operational
mission shall be exempt from the restriction.

Any exemptions, alleviations or permissions, granted to Civil General Air Traffic by the
Authority, are not valid within this Temporary Restricted Area during the period cited.
A NOTAM will be issued in due course by the AIS office to notify of the TRA activation.
Any queries may be addressed to the Flight Operations Department of the IAA by email
at fod@iaa.ie or telephone +353 1 603 1117 / 1148 / 1410) between the hours of 0900hrs and 1700hrs local Monday to Friday.


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