Goinv From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 264 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1999 times:
SIDS at Heathrow are:-
WOBUN / BUZAD - for departures to the north
BROOKMANS PARK - North and East
SOUTHAMPTON - South and West
DOVER / DETLING - South and East
MIDHURST - South
COMPTON - West
MAYFIELD - South
From Heathrow to Brussels I would have thought either MAYFIELD OR DOVER / DETLING.
Assuming DOVER / DETLING is the obvious one the SIDS for Heathrow show a right turn shortly after leaving runway 9 on a heading that roughly goes straight to DETLING. This would pass to the north of Biggin Hill and aircraft need to be at 5000' or higher.
I suppose, given ATC clearance, the plane could be routed direct from LHR to Dover. However given the proximity to London gatwick, plus other traffic using London City etc - I would expect this to be unlikely.
[Edited 2006-02-26 22:56:41]
[Edited 2006-02-26 22:57:19]
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