Section 2. Processing
Submit CFA proposals to the
appropriate service area office at least 4
months prior to the desired effective date.
27-2-2. CFA PROPOSALS
CFA proposals must include
the applicable items from
In addition, provide the following information:
a. Justification for
establishing a CFA instead of a restricted area.
b. Surveillance and
safety procedures to be applied.
AREA OFFICE ACTION
Upon receipt of a CFA
proposal, the service area office must:
a. Assign a
nonrulemaking study number.
b. Determine if
circularization of the proposal is required.
c. Review the proposal
for justification and compliance with CFA
d. Determine if the
proposed CFA would conflict with the
requirements of other airspace users. Consider
proximity of Federal airways, VFR flyways, etc.
e. Evaluate the
adequacy of surveillance and safety procedures.
limitations, safety precautions, or other
requirements to be observed as conditions of
g. If the operation
also requires a waiver to part 101, process that
waiver and complete FAA Form 7711-1, Certificate
of Waiver or Authorization.
h. Issue an approval
letter to the proponent (see paragraph
27-2-4), or inform
the proponent in writing if the CFA is
27-2-4. APPROVAL LETTER
Inform the proponent in
writing of the approval or renewal of the CFA.
Include the following information as required:
a. CFA description
(boundaries, altitudes, and times of use).
b. Activity for which
the CFA is approved.
c. Using agency name.
operating limitations, and/or safety precautions
to be observed (see
of this chapter).
provisions, if needed.
g. Instructions for
the user to notify the operators of airports in
the vicinity of the CFA of the activities to be
conducted, if required.
h. If applicable,
attach FAA Form 7711-1.
i. Instructions and
suspense date for submitting a CFA renewal
request, if applicable.