Civil aviation rule 71.9 requires the Director to consult with affected persons, organisations and representative groups within the aviation industry before making a designation or classification of airspace.

The Director invites feedback regarding the proposed temporary designation of special use airspace for the applications below.

36th America’s Cup

An application has been submitted by the organisers for the establishment of temporary restricted airspace to support the 36th America’s Cup event, to be held in Auckland between 17 December 2020 and 21 March 2021.

Airspace user consultation - 36th America’s Cup application for special use airspace [PDF 288 KB]

Appendix A - 36th America’s Cup application [PDF 7 MB]

Airspace operations plan - draft - ver 0.5 May 2020 [PDF 2.9 MB]

An updated proposal has been submitted to CAA. Submissions are now extended to 21 September 2020 - please email to

Revised Airspace Dimensions September 2020 [PDF 1.1 MB]

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