Reported infringements

2023

2023 reported infringements by month

Airspace Type  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec  Total
CTA 30 23 30 58 62 88 53 46 49 38 40 15 532
TMA 10 13 15 18 14 23 13 19 14 7 12 7 165
CTR 13 18 11 20 37 47 25 22 28 21 11 2 255
ATZ 5 5 6 18 8 14 4 15 10 13 5 1 104
MTA/Restricted/Danger Areas 6 6 4 3 10 7 5 7 5 9 1 3 66
Temporary Restricted/Danger Areas 1 1 1 0 4 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 18
TMZ 3 3 1 6 6 8 13 6 10 6 1 6 69
RMZ 1 0 2 3 2 0 1 1 3 4 0 0 17
CAS-T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UIR/OCA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Total 69 69 70 127 143 190 117 121 120 98 71 34 1229

Reported infringement statistics relate to all infringements occurring in UK airspace and those in non-UK airspace which involve pilots holding a UK-issued pilot’s licence.

2022

2022 reported infringements by month

Jan Feb Ma Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
CTA (includes airways) 19 29 32 44 78 81 73 71 52 39 24 15 557
TMA 10 11 21 22 36 22 25 30 16 21 13 10 237
CTR 25 10 35 29 39 34 53 40 23 20 19 7 333
ATZ 11 1 7 10 10 8 9 9 9 12 11 5 102
Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 5 4 5 2 3 7 4 6 5 4 4 6 56
Temporary Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 2 1 0 1 2 3 9 3 5 1 2 0 29
TMZ 2 1 1 2 5 10 4 5 7 4 1 1 43
RMZ 0 1 3 4 1 2 5 4 0 2 2 1 25
CAS-T 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
UIR (Upper Information Region) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total reported airspace infringements 75 58 105 114 174 167 182 168 117 103 76 45 1384

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Infringements By Aircraft Category

2021

2021 reported infringements by month

January February March April May June July August September October November December
CTA (includes airways) 3 4 10 47 32 51 49 49 25 33 32 15
TMA 2 3 6 16 19 25 17 22 25 16 17 8
CTR 8 3 14 23 30 37 28 38 32 37 29 12
ATZ 1 2 3 7 12 15 11 12 11 8 10 3
Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 3 4 3 6 7 11 19 13 1 4 6 2
Temporary Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 5 1 4 0
TMZ 0 0 1 1 8 5 4 3 4 3 4 2
RMZ 0 3 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1
CAS-T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UIR (Upper Information Region) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Total reported airspace infringements 18 19 39 101 109 146 132 140 104 103 103 41

2021 reported infringements by aircraft type

2021 reported infringements by aircraft type

2020

2020 reported infringements by month

January February March April May  June July August September October November December
CTA (includes airways) 23 9 19 4 20 20 54 29 53 33 14 16
TMA 9 9 14 3 3 7 29 15 14 14 8 5
CTR 9 6 22 2 20 18 32 26 22 16 14 7
ATZ 2 5 7 1 1 7 13 3 12 3 5 4
Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 2 2 2 0 4 2 3 5 6 5 3 5
Temporary Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
TMZ 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 6 0 0
RMZ 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 4 2 0 0
CAS-T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total reported airspace infringements 45 32 64 10 48 56 135 85 118 79 44 37

2020 reported infringements by aircraft type

Pie chart showing 2020 reported infringements by aircraft type

2020 reported infringements by aircraft type

2019

2019 reported infringements by month

January February March   April May   June July August September October November December
CTA (includes airways) 29 23 24 40 63 39 59 65 34 26 8 12
TMA 13 21 26 21 31 39 37 41 28 17 11 8
CTR 9 22 14 34 35 30 34 39 29 16 13 14
ATZ 5 4 5 9 12 12 18 13 6 10 2 4
Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 2 0 7 3 6 8 8 3 1 11 2 4
Temporary Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 2 0 2 0 0
TMZ 3 4 5 5 7 5 5 6 4 0 1 2
RMZ 1 3 2 4 5 10 10 10 2 0 0 1
CAS-T 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Total reported airspace infringements 63 77 83 119 159 146 177 179 104 82 37 46

2019 reported infringements by aircraft type

Pie chart showing 2019 reported infringements by aircraft type

2019 reported infringements by aircraft type

2017 - 2023 summary

Year 2017 2018  2019  2020  2021  2022  2023
Total 1162 1358 1271 753 1057 1384 1229 
CTA (includes Airways) 812 * 706 ** 411 294 350 557 532
TMA * included in 2017 CTA figure ** included in 2018 CTA figure 294 130 176 237 165
CTR * included in 2017 CTA figure 285 289 194 291 333 255
ATZ 97 130 100 63 93 102 104
Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 81 *** 87 *** 54 39 79 56 66
Temporary Restricted/Prohibited/ Danger Areas *** included in 2017 Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas figure *** included in 2018 Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas figure 13 3 16 29 18
TMZ 57 76 46 15 35 43 69
RMZ 115 74 48 14 11 25 17
CAS-T 3 1 0 1 0
UIR (Upper Information Region) 4 1 3


Airspace infringements: 2017 and 2018 statistics compared

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