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Leeds East Airport opens brand new FBO equipped with RNP instrument approach

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Leeds East Airport opens brand new FBO equipped with RNP instrument approach - Business aviation publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Country: United Kingdom Aircraft: Airplanes

Leeds East Airport is opening with a brand new FBO including a state-of-the-art VIP lounge and facilities more than equal to any international FBO. The RNP(GNSS) Instrument Approach has been approved by the CAA and is active from 10th August. The system improves flight safety and provides a full instrument GNSS approach on runway 06/24 which is 25 feet ASL. Located east of the city of Leeds the FBO is in a perfect setting for access to the North Yorkshire Moors, York, Leeds and has easy access to main transport links to northern England.

Speaking about the opening of Leeds East Airport Chris Makin said “Leeds East Airport is now open for business for full IFR traffic. We have spent time and money to ensure that we can offer the finest facilities to operators and customers travelling to the North of England. The newly approved RNP Instrument approach system means that we offer the highest flight safety standards combined with brand new, state of the art FBO facilities. We look forward to offering a warm welcome to operators and passengers arriving and departing from Leeds East Airport.”

The extensive, spacious lounge at Leeds East Airport offers passengers outstanding comfort with features including the technological innovations set in luxurious surroundings. There are facilities to hold private business meetings within the FBO. In keeping with the high standards offered at Leeds East the FBO delivers, quality, efficiency operational excellence and a unique customer experience when travelling to and from the new FBO, on site taxi services can be provided.

It is anticipated that users of the new FBO will include private charters, business travellers, football charters, corporations and high net worth individuals. The locations of Leeds East Airport means that it is ideally located for access to business and leisure facilities throughout the North of the UK. It has particularly good access for shooting parties wishing for immediate access to the North Yorkshire Moors.

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