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Written Answers - Air Services

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 752 No. 2

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 305.  Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn Information on Pádraig MacLochlainn Zoom on Pádraig MacLochlainn  asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Information on Leo Varadkar Zoom on Leo Varadkar  the number of civilian aircraft that requested permission to overfly or land in Ireland in 2011 while carrying munitions; the number that were granted permission; and the number of them that landed at Shannon Airport. [3103/12]

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport (Deputy Leo Varadkar): Information on Leo Varadkar Zoom on Leo Varadkar The number of applications from civilian aircraft to overfly or land in Ireland in 2011 while carrying munitions was 1393. The number of permits issued was 1382. Approximately 86% of these flights landed at Shannon Airport.


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