1004. Traffic distribution rules.

The Secretary of State1 may make rules2 for the purposes of distributing air traffic between two or more airports serving the same area in the United Kingdom3. Such rules are known as 'traffic distribution rules'4. Before making traffic distribution rules, the Secretary of State must consult the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')5, which must in turn consult any airport and aircraft operators6 likely to be affected by the rules7 and any relevant organisation representing such operators, before it can give its advice to the Secretary of State8.

The traffic distribution rules may specify classes or descriptions