Prestwick Spaceport Files Environmental Screening Report

Prestwick Spaceport was pleased to submit its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening Report to South Ayrshire Council (SAC) and Glasgow Prestwick Airport earlier this week. As part of the planning application process for the Spaceport, detailed information must be submitted to confirm that the proposed development would not result in significant adverse effects to the environment. The purpose of the EIA Screening Report, which will be made publicly accessible, is …

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Beyond Launch

This article featured recently in Aerospace Manufacturing magazine. With the recent Ayrshire Growth Deal announcement of £80m funding to support aerospace and space in the region, the historic aerospace hub of Prestwick is set to go from strength to strength. Ayrshire has been at the heart of the Scottish aerospace industry for nearly a century. Beginning with Scottish Aviation in the thirties it now hosts major players like BAE Systems, …

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Training course offers career opportunities in fast-growing aerospace sector

Unemployed people and those under threat of redundancy are being given the chance to develop new skills to increase their job prospects with the local aerospace industry. A new training course is being offered free of charge to people over 25 at the Skypath Aero Training Centre, due to open soon at Prestwick Aerospace Campus. ‘Aircraft Decommissioning Pathway’ is a full-time course which has been developed to meet the growing …

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