Direct-to-the-Public Subscriptions and Sales

Effective July 1, 2013, as current subscriptions expire, we are discontinuing our direct-to-the-public subscription sales of paper aeronautical charts and related paper products. Current subscriptions will be filled through their applicable expiration date and we will continue to offer individual (other than subscription) paper sales through our website until October 2013.

Effective October 1, 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is discontinuing direct-to-the-public individual sales of paper aeronautical charts and related paper products. All future individual purchases of these products will be sold through the FAA's worldwide network of authorized chart sales agents. A listing of these agents is available at: Chart Agent Locator.

Please note: Digital products will still be available for purchase and subscription through the FAA by visiting

Aeronautical Information Services supports Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers, and Aviation Planners with a myriad of products and services to promote safe aeronautical navigation.

Aeronautical Information Services

  • Develops and maintains the FAA's Instrument Flight Procedures (IFPs).
  • Develops and maintains Performance Based Navigation Procedures to support the Next Generation Air Traffic Systems (NextGen).
  • Compiles and publishes the FAA's Instrument and Visual Flight Rule (IFR and VFR) Aeronautical Chart Products.
  • Produces specialized aeronautical products to support Terminal and Enroute Air Traffic Control.
  • Develops and maintains Digital Aeronautical Products to support pilot's Electronic Flight Bags and Flight Management Systems.
  • Produces specialized Digital Products to support Air Traffic Control and Airport and Airspace Planning.
  • Distributes FAA paper and digital Aeronautical Chart Products worldwide through a network of Authorized FAA Chart Agents, sales outlets and direct, one-time sales.
  • Develops and disseminates Navigational Products and Services to the Department of Defense, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and other Federal Agencies.

Contact Information

Customer Service: (800) 626-3677
Online Ordering
Online Catalog

Abigail "Abby" Smith, Director
FAA, Aeronautical Information Services AJV-5
1305 East-West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 427-5000

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