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St Helena Airport runway feature

  • | Apr 06 2017

There was more positive news this week for St Helena Airport following the latest visit by inspectors from Air Safety Support International (ASSI). Formal feedback […]

wirebird - credit Christina Stroud

  • | Jun 23 2016

This year’s annual Wirebird census has shown an increasing population trend. Each year the National Trust, working with volunteers, carries out an island wide count […]

first plane lands at St Helena Airport

  • | Nov 05 2015

This week has been a big one for St Helena…being named one of Lonely Planet’s top places to visit in 2016 and marking the fourth […]

Building an airport in any location is a complicated business. Building an airport on St Helena, one of the most remote inhabited islands in the […]

St Helena is to receive a cutting edge aircraft landing system before any UK airport. The system is ideally designed to suit St Helena’s varied terrain and remote location; 700 miles away from the nearest possible emergency diversion, and 1,100 miles away from the mainland.

Believe it or not, it has now been just over two years since the signing of the airport contract. Shortly after the signing of the […]