Part 1. General
Procedures for Airspace Management
1-1-1. PURPOSE OF THIS ORDER
order prescribes policy, criteria, guidelines, and procedures
applicable to the System Operations Services, System Operations
Airspace and AIM; Technical Operations ATC Spectrum Engineering
Services; the Office of Airport Planning and Programming, APP;
the Office of Airport Safety and Standards, AAS; Technical
Operations Aviation System Standards; and the Flight Standards
this order provides procedures for handling airspace matters,
additional procedures and criteria to supplement those contained
herein may be set forth in other directives and should be
order applies to to all ATO personnel and anyone using ATO
order also applies to all regional, service area, and field
organizational elements involved in rulemaking and nonrulemaking
actions associated with airspace allocation and utilization,
obstruction evaluation, obstruction marking and lighting,
airport airspace analysis, and the management of air navigation
1-1-3. WHERE TO FIND THIS ORDER
order is available on the FAA Web site at http://faa.gov/air_traffic/publications
1-1-4. WHAT THIS ORDER CANCELS
7400.2J, Procedures for Handling Airspace Matters, dated
February 9, 2012, and all changes to it are canceled.
1-1-5. CHANGE AUTHORITY
President, Mission Support Services, will issue changes to this
directive after obtaining concurrence from the affected
Headquarters offices/services/service units on the cover of this
1-1-6. EXPLANATION OF CHANGES
significant changes to this order are identified in the
Explanation of Changes page(s). It is advisable to retain the
page(s) throughout the duration of the basic order.
further information is desired, please direct questions through
the appropriate facility/service area/regional office to the
headquarters office of primary responsibility.
1-1-7. SUBMISSION CUTOFF AND EFFECTIVE DATES
order and its changes are scheduled to be published to coincide
with AIRAC dates.
Basic or Change
Effective Date of Publication
1-1-8. DELIVERY DATES
If an FAA
facility has not received the order/changes at least
30 days before the above effective dates, the facility must
notify its service area office distribution officer.
1-1-9. ORDER CHANGES
responsibility associated with processing and coordinating
revisions to this order is delegated to the Manager, Airspace
Regulations and ATC Procedures Group.
b. Proposed changes or recommended
revisions must be submitted, in writing, to Airspace Regulations
and ATC Procedures Group. The proposal should include a
description of the proposal, and the language to be inserted in
appropriate, Airspace Regulations and ATC Procedures Group may
convene a workgroup for the purpose of reviewing, clarifying,
editing, or revising recommendations received to revise this
order. Composition of the workgroup will be determined by the
subject matter, and the expertise required. Airspace Regulations
and ATC Procedures Group is responsible for the selection of the
members of the workgroup, and for appointing the chairperson of
revised, reprinted, or additional pages are issued, they will be
marked as follows:
revised or added page will show the change number and effective
date of the change.
vertical lines in the margin of the text will mark the location
of substantive procedural, operational, or policy changes (e.g.,
when material that affects the performance of duty is added,
revised, or deleted).
order is distributed to select offices in Washington
headquarters; the Office of Commercial Space Transportation;
regional Flight Standards; Airports Divisions; service area
offices; the William J. Hughes Technical Center; the Mike
Monroney Aeronautical Center; Technical Operations Aviation
System Standards; all field facilities; international aviation
field offices; and interested aviation public.