Dr. David Alexander visits Prestwick Aerospace

Prestwick Aerospace was delighted to welcome Dr. David Alexander, Professor, Physics and Astronomy at the Rice University, Houston, to our campus this week. Dr. Alexander was here to discuss STEM and Space, as Glasgow Prestwick Airport prepares to become the UK’s first Spaceport.  A programme to twin schools located around Prestwick and Houston Spaceports was launched by Dr. Alexander at Marr College, Prestwick, along with Dr. Philippa Whitford MP, who …

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Launches Airspace Change Consultation

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is starting an Airspace Change consultation, inviting members of the public to see its plans and contribute their views. Navigation aids used for managing airspace are being replaced or removed as part of a national upgrade programme. As a result, airports across the UK are required to review their airspace management to develop procedures using the new state-of-the-art equipment. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is seeking to replicate its …

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport welcomes the new A400M Aircraft

The Royal Air Force recently used Glasgow Prestwick Airport’s excellent military facilitation services for Exercise Tartan Atlas. The 40-person crew from the XXIV Squadron made full use of the airfield at Glasgow Prestwick as a base of their training, which has taken them to various parts of the country in order to practice low flying air drops. A key element of this training was flying through mountainous terrain, something Scotland …

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