On this page you can find a list of each St Helena Airport Update which has been released every month since the start of the Airport project.

St Helena Airport Updates

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 91 – 21 December 2017

  • Sea Rescue Moves Into New Building
  • Deputy Airport Contract Manager Visits Islay Airport
  • Basil Read’s Christmas Operations

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 90 – 30 November 2017

  • First Flight to Ascension Island
  • Meet Basil read’s Representative & Technical Manager

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 89 – 2 November 2017

  • Milestones Over the Past Year (2017)
  • Inaugral Flight: Behind the Scenes
  • A look Back: The Last Basil Read Charter
  • A Look Ahead: Alan Shaw &Gwyneth Howell
  • Inaugral Flight Photo Special

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 88 – 28 September 2017

  • MV Greta Brings Long Reach Excavator
  • Fuel Gantry in Rupert’s
  • Commissioning Update
  • Meet Ayman Azab
  • Airlink Inaugural Flight
  • Haul Road Remains Closed

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 87 – 31 August 2017

  • Airlink Proving Flight & the Future of Tourism
  • St Helena Airport Staff Successfully Complete Training
  • Councillors’ Induction Tour of the Airport Project
  • Photo Gallery

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 86– 27 July 2017

  • Agreement Signed for Scheduled Commercial Services
  • Latest Calibration Flight
  • Using a Drone on St Helena
  • Restricted Area at Rupert’s

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 85 – 29 June 2017

  • SA Airlink – Preferred Bidder for St Helena Airport
  • LEMP Update
  • Haul Road Remains Closed
  • Airport Operations Team Return From Work Placement Training
  • Permanent Installation of LiDAR at St Helena Airport

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 84 – 25 May 2017

  • Historic Arrival of Charter Flights
  • Gantry Construction at Rupert’s
  • Reception Held to Recognise Those Involved in the Fist Passenger Flight

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 83 – 27 April 2017

  • ‘Open Ended’ Aerodrome Certificate
  • Commissioning (BFI) Activities & Pipe Works in Rupert’s
  • Update on Rupert’s Wharf
  • Haul Road Remains Closed

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 82 – 6 April 2017

  • St Helena Airport & Fire Fighting Service
  • Airport Directorate Training Update
  • Cannons at St Helena Airport
  • Airport Directorate Staff on Exposure Visit

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 81 – 23 February 2017

  • Meet the SHG Airport Directorate Team
  • Training for Airport Directorate
  • Certification Audits
  • Fuel Uploading Gantry at Rupert’s
  • Annual Environmental Report
  • Thank You

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 80 – 12 January 2017

  • St Helena Airport
  • 2016 A Year in Review
  • Air Service Procurement
  • Fuel Receipt Infrastructure at Rupert’s Bayside
  • Commissioning of Airport Fuel Facility
  • Use of Drones on St Helena

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 79 – 1 December 2016

  • Rock Guards Clear Access Road
  • Lauren Leaves Airport Directorate
  • Security at Airport

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 78 – 3 November 2016

  • Tronos Flight
  • Update on Access Road
  • Progress in Rupert’s
  • Farewell to Clare Harris

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 77 – 29 September 2016

  • Rope Rescue and Access Training
  • Aircraft at St Helena Airport
  • Environmental Team Departures
  • New LEMP Team Leaders

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 76 – 1 September 2016

  • LiDAR & MET Analysis
  • New MET Forecaster
  • St Helena Airport Sign
  • Remote Obstacle Lights
  • SEF

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 75 – 4 August 2016

  • Rupert’s Wharf
  • Thanks to Halcrow Staff
  • Solomon & Company at the Airport
  • Removal of Road

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 74 – 30 June 2016

  • Site Visit at Rupert’s Wharf
  • Accountable Manager
  • LEMP Update

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 73 – 5 May 2016

  • Operational Readiness Trials

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 72 – 3 March 2016

  • Certification
  • Deputy Aerodrome Manager
  • Airport Visit
  • Site Security

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 71 – 28 January 2016

  • Airport Certification
  • BFI
  • AER
  • SEF Bottom Woods Access Road

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 70 – 17 December 2015

  • LEMP Project
  • 2015 in Review
  • Aerial Photography
  • Annual Shutdown

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 69 – 26 November 2015

  • Airport Certification
  • FMC
  • Airport Progress
  • Wirebirds
  • AN (OT) O

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 68 – 3 November 2015

  • 4th Anniversary
  • Milestones
  • Key People
  • Looking Forward

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 67 – 1 October 2015

  • Calibration Flights
  • Nigel Kirby Visit
  • 10th Anniversary

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 66 – 11 September 2015

  • Calibration Flights
  • Rupert’s Wharf
  • RFFS Training
  • SEF

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 65 – 3 September 2015

  • Calibration Flights
  • PMU Achievements
  • NavAids

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 64 13 August 2015

  • Special Edition – Calibration Flights

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 63 – 30 July 2015

  • Fuel Management Contract
  • Sea Rescue
  • Air Services Provider Helpline
  • Remote Obstacle Lights

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 62 – 25 June 2015

  • Aerial Photos
  • Sea Rescue Boat Trials
  • Airport Manager
  • Fire Fighters
  • Penspen News
  • LEMP
  • SEF

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 61 – 28 May 2015

  • Airport Visitors
  • Avionic Electronic Technician
  • New LEMP Team Members

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 60 – 30 April 2015

  • Successful Visit
  • Key Appointments
  • Progress Overview
  • Calibration Flights
  • SEF

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 59 – 27 March 2015

  • St Helena Air Services to be Provided by Comair
  • Frequently Asked Questions

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 58 – 26 March 2015

  • Airport Progress Update
  • Simon Walker Visits
  • VHF Equipment
  • Stakeholder Engagement

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 57 – 26 February 2015

  • Thales Update
  • New Sea Rescue Manager
  • Job Profile
  • Construction Areas

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 56 – 29 January 2015

  • Navigation Aid: DVOR
  • Emergency Planner
  • ATC

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 55 – 18 December 2014

  • Site Shutdown
  • Photo Highlights
  • Looking Ahead
  • Christmas Greetings

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 54 – 27 November 2014

  • Access Road – Safety on the Access Road
  • DFID Project Support

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 53 – 6 November 2014

  • Look How Far We Have Come – Where We Are Going

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 52 – 30 October 2014

  • 3rd Anniversary of Signing of DBO Contract – Airport Project Milestones

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 51 – 2 October 2014

  • Dry Gut Public Open Days
  • Airport Buildings
  • Staff Achievement

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 50 – 4 September 2014

  • Dry Gut fill complete – Dry Gut photo timeline

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 49 – 31 July 2014

  • Visitors
  • Air Service Procurement
  • Open Channel
  • LEMP Team Expands
  • Stakeholder Engagement

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 48 – 26 June 2014

  • Dry Gut
  • Air Services Provider
  • Environmental Mitigation at Airport Site
  • Basil Read Liaison Officer

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 47 – 29 May 2014

  • Airport Buildings
  • Wharf Resident Engineer
  • Annual Environment Report
  • Airport Electricity Supply

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 46 – 23 April 2014

  • Dry Gut
  • Access Road
  • DAPD Back On Island
  • Environmental Operations at Airfield
  • Paving Specialist

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 45 – 27 March 2014

  • Rupert’s Wharf
  • Dry Gut Fill
  • Blasting on the Haul Road
  • Honeywell Visit
  • HR Update

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 44 – 27 February 2014

  • Airport Buildings
  • Open Channel
  • Airport Certification
  • Airport Project Visitor

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 43 – 31 January 2014

  • Rupert’s Wharf
  • Works at Airfield
  • Arrivals
  • LEMP Update
  • Year Ahead

St Helena Airport – Issue number 42– 23 December 2013

  • Season’s Greetings from the Airport Project

St Helena Airport – Issue number 41 – 29 November 2013

  • Rupert’s Wharf
  • Dry Gut 50% Fill
  • Airport Certification Code D Enhancement
  • Training

St Helena Airport – Issue number 40 – 7 November 2013

  • Special Edition

St Helena Airport – Issue number 39 – 1 November 2013

  • 2 Years later – Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of Contract Signing

St Helena Airport – Issue number 38 – 17 October 2013

  • Rupert’s Wharf

St Helena Airport – Issue number 37 – 27 September 2013

  • Dry Gut
  • Airport Buildings
  • News in Brief

St Helena Airport – Issue number 36 – 12 September 2013

  • Special Edition: Rupert’s Wharf Project

St Helena Airport – Issue number 35 – 30 August 2013

  • Construction News in Brief

St Helena Airport – Issue number 34 – 1 August 2013

  • Another Milestone
  • Environmental Management
  • Roadworks

St Helena Airport – Issue number 33 – 11 July 2013

  • Dry Gut – Design Changes

St Helena Airport – Issue number 32 – 28 June 2013

  • Airport Site
  • Job Profiles
  • Airport Buildings

St Helena Airport – Issue number 31 – 13 June 2013

  • Milestones
  • Designs changes
  • Water
  • News in Brief

St Helena Airport – Issue number 30 – 29 May 2013

  • Airport Site
  • Airport Certification
  • Dry Gut
  • Haul Road

St Helena Airport – Issue number 29 – 24 April 2013

  • Milestone Reached in Dry Gut
  • Visitors
  • LEMP
  • News in Brief

St Helena Airport – Issue number 28 – 26 March 2013

  • Permanent BFI
  • Earthworks
  • LEMP

St Helena Airport – Issue number 27 – 5 March 2013

  • Earthworks
  • Community Liaison Officer
  • Office Relocation

St Helena Airport – Issue number 26 – 20 February 2013

  • BFI
  • DFID Deputy Airport Project Manager

St Helena Airport – Issue number 25 – 7 February 2013

  • Dry Gut
  • 73 Tonne Blast
  • Upcoming Works

St Helena Airport – Issue number 24 – 2 January 2013

  • Career Opportunities
  • Upcoming Works
  • Job Profiles

St Helena Airport – Issue number 23 – 11 December 2012

  • Worksites
  • Environmental Update

St Helena Airport – Issue number 22 – 28 November 2012

  • Meet the Environmental Team
  • Focus on Wirebirds

St Helena Airport – Issue number 21 – 14 November 2012

  • Largest Blast on Island to Date

St Helena Airport – Issue number 20 – 2 November 2012

  • Special Edition

St Helena Airport – Issue number 19 – 23 October 2012

  • Follow-up Visit by Nigel Kirby & Jimmy Johnson

St Helena Airport – Issue number 18 – 2 October 2012

  • Project Visitors
  • NP Glory 4
  • ADA

St Helena Airport – Issue number 17 – 25 September 2012

  • Blasting Operations
  • Job Profiles

St Helena Airport – Issue number 16 – 4 September 2012

  • Completion of Airport Project Early Works

St Helena Airport – Issue number 15 – 14 August 2012

  • NP Glory 4
  • Access Track

St Helena Airport – Issue number 14 – 31 July 2012

  • Closure of Prosperous Bay Plain

St Helena Airport – Issue number 13 – 23 July 2012

  • First Project Variation Order Signed

St Helena Airport – Issue number 12 – 5 July 2012

  • NP Glory 4 – First Visit to St Helena

St Helena Airport – Issue number 11 – 26 June 2012

  • Airport Project Early Works Nearing Completion

St Helena Airport – Issue number 10 – 12 June 2012

  • Access Track for Haul Road
  • Job Profiles

St Helena Airport – Issue number 9 – 30 May 2012

  • Haul Road
  • Temporary Jetty
  • Unexploded Ordnance

St Helena Airport – Issue number 8 – 15 May 2012

  • Haul Road

St Helena Airport – Issue number 7 – 1 May 2012

  • Temporary Jetty
  • Temporary Fuel Storage

St Helena Airport – Issue number 6 – 25 April 2012

  • Special Edition: Careers Fair 2012

St Helena Airport – Issue number 5 – 18 April 2012

  • Temporary Jetty & Fuel Storage Area
  • Job Profiles

St Helena Airport – Issue number 4 – 3 April 2012

  • Temporary Jetty & Fuel Storage Area
  • Camp at Bradleys

St Helena Airport – Issue number 3 – 21 March 2012

  • Temporary Jetty & Fuel Storage Area
  • Job Profiles

St Helena Airport – Issue number 2 – 7 March 2012

  • Temporary Fuel Storage
  • Blasting
  • PMU Fully Staffed

St Helena Airport – Issue number 1 – 21 February 2012

  • Temporary Haul Road
  • Blasting
  • Future Works