Edinburgh EGPH EDI
Edinburgh Airport is located at Turnhouse in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland, and was the busiest airport in Scotland in 2010, handling just under 8.6 million passengers in that year, over 3 million more than its population. It was also the sixth busiest airport in the UK by passengers and the fifth busiest by aircraft movements. It is located 5 nautical miles west of the city centre and is situated just off the M8 motorway.
Current METAR
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Key Details
Name Edinburgh
ICAO EGPH
IATA EDI
FIR EGPX
Latitude 55.95000076
Longitude -3.37249994
Elevation 135 ft
Procedures

Aircraft departing via GOSAM or TLA are reminded that the initial alitude is 6000ft. Aircraft are to expect en-route climb from "Scottish Control", on departure report callsign, SID designator, current altitude and cleared altitude on first contact with 'Scottish Control'.

Aircraft are reminded that the TLA departure is non-jet only, except for aircraft routing via (U)L602 and Y96.

Inbound Aircraft other than on Airways/Advisory Routes Aircraft wishing to enter the CTR/CTA under IFR direct from the FIR must observe the normal procedure for joining Controlled Airspace.

For aircraft joining from the North or Northeast, clearance via GRICE to UW for Runway 06 or direct to EDN for Runway 24 should be anticipated. 

Pilots inbound to Edinburgh under VFR must contact Edinburgh Approach Control prior to entering the CTR/CTA and may be required by ATC to route via the published Visual Reference Points.

Inbound Aircraft on Airways/Advisory Routes Aircraft flying in the Airways or Advisory Routes System will be cleared into the CTR/CTA without having to request a specific entry clearance.

To permit aircraft to operate to and from Edinburgh Airport in IMC but not under IFR the following entry/exit lanes have been established for use, under the conditions stated, as follows:

  1. A lane 3 nm wide, known as the Polmont Lane, with centre-line the M9 Motorway extending from Grangemouth (near the western boundary of the Edinburgh Control Zone) eastwards, via the Polmont Roundabout, Linlithgow Loch and Philpstoun to a point at which it joins the Edinburgh Aerodrome Traffic Zone
  2. A lane 3 nm wide, known as the Kelty Lane, with centre-line the M90 Motorway extending from Kelty (near the northern boundary of the Edinburgh Control Zone) southwards, across the Forth Road Bridge, to a point at which it joins the Edinburgh Aerodrome Traffic Zone; Aircraft using the lanes must remain clear of cloud and in sight of the ground or water, not above 2000 ft (Edinburgh QNH), and in flight visibility of not less than 3 km; an aircraft using a lane shall keep the centre-line on its left, unless otherwise instructed by ATC for separation purposes. In these circumstances ATC will pass traffic information to the aircraft concerned;

Navigation Aids
Type Identifier Frequency
ILS 24 I-VG 108.900 MHz
ILS 06 I-VG 108.900 MHz
Runways
Runway Mag. Bearing Dimensions Surface Type
24 242° 2556m x 46m Asphalt
06 062° 2556m x 46m Asphalt
ATC Stations
Callsign Name Frequency
SCO_CTR Scottish Control 135.520
EGPH_APP Edinburgh Radar 121.200
EGPH_F_APP Edinburgh Director 128.970
EGPH_TWR Edinburgh Tower 118.700
EGPH_GND Edinburgh Ground 121.750
EGPH_ATIS Edinburgh Information 131.350
Standard Instrument Departures
Identifier Runway Initial Altitude
GOSAM1C 24 6000ft For P600
GRICE3C 24 6000ft P600 Eastbound and for A/C leaving CAS North of GRICE
TLA6C 24 6000ft Non Jet A/C
GOSAM1D 06 6000ft For P600
GRICE4D 06 6000ft P600 Eastbound and for A/C leaving CAS North of GRICE
TLA6D 06 6000ft Non Jet A/C
Standard Terminal Arrival Routes
Identifier Initial Fix
EDN2E HAVEN Do not proceed beyond TWEED without ATC clearance. STAR is being used when TLA VOR is out of service only.
EDN3A ESKDO Do not proceed beyond TWEED without ATC clearance. STAR is being used when TLA VOR is out of service only.
STIRA1A PTH Do not proceed beyond STIRA witout ATC clearance.
TWEED2B BLACA Do not proceed beyond TWEED without ATC clearance. STAR only if requested flight level is at or above FL130.
TWEED2C BLACA Do not proceed beyond TWEED without ATC clearance. STAR only if requested flight level is below FL130.
TWEED2D HAVEN Do not proceed beyond TWEED without ATC clearance.
TWEED3A ESKDO Do not proceed beyond TWEED without ATC clearance.

Online Controllers
Position Controller Frequency Connected
SCO_CTR Stuart Duncan 135.520 58 minutes ago
EGPH_TWR John Cardiff 118.700 1 hour ago
Online Pilots
Callsign Aircraft Pilot Origin Destination Connected
RYR1064 B738/L Gavin McLennan EGPH LFBO 1 hour ago
EZY98JM M/A319/E Mihajlo Poznan EGGW EGPH 31 minutes ago
SAS96D B737/L Scott Lockey EGPH ESSA 23 minutes ago
KLM039 B738/L Andrew Robertshaw EGPH EHAM 5 minutes ago
Stands
Stand Status
1 Free
1A Free
1B Free
2 Free
2A Free
3 Occupied by KLM039
4 Free
4A Free
5 Free
6 Free
7 Free
8 Free
9 Free
9A Free
10 Free
10A Free
11 Free
14 Free
16 Free
17 Free
18 Free
19 Free
20 Free
21 Free
22 Free
23 Free
24 Free
25 Free
26 Free
27 Free
28 Free
29 Free
30 Free
31 Free
32 Free
33 Free
34 Occupied by G-TBMN
50 Free
51 Free
52 Free
53 Free
54 Free
99 Free
100 Free
101 Free
102 Free
103 Free
104 Free
105 Free
106 Free
107 Free
108 Free
200 Free
201 Free
202 Free
203 Free
204 Free
205 Free
206 Free
207 Free
208 Free
209 Free
210 Free
211 Free
212 Free