U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

ORDER
JO 7400.2K
Effective Date:
April 3, 2014
 
     

Subject:  Procedures for Handling Airspace Matters
This Basic includes Change 1 effective 7/24/14.

 

Section 3. Processing

26-3-1. ALERT AREA PROPOSALS

Alert area proposals must contain all applicable items listed in chapter 21, section 3 of this Order; except that designation of a controlling agency, completion of an aeronautical study, and FAA environmental analysis are not required.

26-3-2. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS

Submit alert area proposals to the service area office at least 6 months prior to the desired effective date. The following schedule is an estimate of the minimum time needed to process proposals that require only routine coordination.

NOTE-
Controversial proposals may require significantly greater processing time than that shown in TBL 26-3-1.

TBL 26-3-1
 

Calendar Days

Action

D

Proposal received by FAA regional/service area office.

D+30

Proposal reviewed by region/service area office. Nonrule circular published.

D+75

Public comment period ends.

D+105

Comments reviewed; recommendation sent to Airspace and Rules

D+135

AeroNav coordination; proposal, comments and recommendation reviewed by Airspace Regulations and ATC Procedures Group. Final determination.

D+145

Alert Area cutoff date and effective date published in NFDD.

D+145-201

Within this time frame; AeroNav cutoff date and Alert Area effective date.

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