General Aviation

Published on April 7th, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer


Runway Designation Change at Enniskillen

As of 09.00 4th April 2017 the runway designators at Enniskillen Airport have been changed from 15/33 to 14/32. Runway designators change from time to time as a result of the Earth’s moving magnetic pole. Details of the change will appear in the UK AIP at the next update. Details about Enniskillen airport can be found here.

Enniskillen is a friendly airport and is very welcoming to visitors and has an on site café. If you’re visiting from the south, you will need to file a flight plan to cross the FIR boundary and also file a GAR form. Information on completing a GAR form can be found here. Details are also on the airport’s website at

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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