NAC – West Wales, UK





Aberporth, Wales, UK

8,600 km2 total – 1,500km2 over land, 7,100km2 to unlimited height over sea

Range of Environmental Conditions 
Essentially maritime climate – often cloudy, wet and windy, but mild

Support Services
2,300m runway; integrated UAS operating environments; expert technical and operational support; electro-optical tracking; infrastructure and test facilities; development and demonstration flight trials; training

Location in Europe, managed air traffic services

UK MoD since 2007


Test Site Overview
Established as a civilian airport in 2001, it is the only site in Europe that can enable the flying of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) under regulated conditions. Privately owned and entirely independent, it supplies an exclusive world-class UAS flying environment that includes restricted airspace over land and sea.


Mr. Ray Mann
Managing Director

+44 (0)1989 564880

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