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. Now that commercial Air Services have begun, updates will be released as and when appropriate.

St Helena Airport Updates

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 94 – 19 July 2018

  • Recent Achievements at St Helena Airport

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 93 – 19 April 2018

  • SA Airlink Adds to its Fleet of Embraer E190s
  • 100th Aircraft Refuelled at St Helena Airport
  • A Day in the Life of a Security Officer – Flight Operational Day
  • Haul Road Remains Closed

St Helena Airport – Issue Number 92 – 22 February 2018 

  • Stakeholder Engagement Forum
  • Three aircraft at St Helena Airport
  • Profit Hunter
  • Ramp Handler

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