Click on any of the links below to download copies of the following materials related to the SMART Approaches flight path trial.
2015–2016 Yellow U23 SMART Approach flight path trial
On 20 October 2017, Airways New Zealand, Auckland Airport and the Board of Airline Representatives New Zealand (BARNZ) published the draft report on the trial of the Yellow U23 SMART Approach flight path.
Airways, Auckland Airport and BARNZ invited people interested in the Yellow U23 trial to read the draft report and provide feedback on its contents and the draft recommendations. Written submissions on the draft report were accepted until 5pm on 15 November 2017. There was also an opportunity for those making submissions to present their views in person.
Airways, BARNZ and Auckland Airport are now considering all public feedback on the 2015-2016 Yellow U23 SMART Approach Flight Path Trial Draft Report and its recommendations, before publishing a final report by July 2018.
2012–2013 SMART Approach flight path trial
In December 2014, Auckland Airport, Airways New Zealand and the Board of Airline Representatives New Zealand (BARNZ) released the final report on the initial SMART Approaches flight path trial which took place in 2012 and 2013. The final report followed public feedback on the draft report, published in May 2014, and further analysis of data from the trial.