Welcome to RAF(U), Swanwick

LATCC Peacock and Triangle Crest Wg Cdr Whitworth

Wing Commander J M Whitworth is the Commanding Officer of Royal Air Force Unit (RAF(U)) Swanwick an Air Command Unit embedded within the London Area Control Centre.

Despite its name this National Air Traffic Services (NATS) Control Centre is in fact located on the south coast of Hampshire in Swanwick, in between Southampton and Fareham.

Swanwick is a civilian establishment run by NATS, where military Air Traffic Control staff working alongside civilian colleagues in a joint civil/military radar operations room. The controllers are responsible for the safe and expeditious passage of aircraft flying over England, Scotland and Wales and their associated coastal waters.

Wg Cdr J M Whitworth's Mission Statement and Commanders Intent can be found here.

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