Forecasting for the Royal International Air Tattoo

The Royal International Air Tattoo

Linda Jennings, Senior Marketing Manager, Aviation

St Helena – forecasting at one of the world’s most remote airports

St Helena is a long way from where you are – it’s a long way from anywhere. The nearest land (and diversion airfield) is Ascension Island 703 miles away and the mainland of Africa is at least 1200 miles away. Prior to the building of the airfield, it was also a long time from anywhere; a 2-3 day trip from Ascension Island or 5 days from Cape Town, both by ship, were the only ways most could travel to or from the Island. Continue reading