Section 2. Processing
28-2-1. NSA PROPOSALS
NSA proposals must contain
all applicable items listed in
of this order. References to environmental
analysis, ATCAAs, controlling agency, using
agency, and times of use are not required.
28-2-2. SUBMISSION OF
a. An NSA proposal may
be initiated by any agency of the Federal
government. Send any NSA proposal to the service
area office at least 6 months prior to the
desired effective date. Such requests
must include sufficient justification for the
b. Requests should be
sent to the service area office responsible for
the affected area.
AREA OFFICE PROCESSING
The service area office must
evaluate the effect of proposals on aircraft
operations in the NAS as specified in
The service area office must then forward their
recommendation and justification to Airspace
Regulations and ATC Procedures Group for
Regulations and ATC Procedures Group PROCESSING
Upon receipt of an NSA
proposal, Airspace Regulations and ATC
Procedures Group must:
a. Review the proposal
for justification and impact on aircraft
operations in the NAS.
b. Coordinate the
request as appropriate.
c. Approve or
disapprove the request.
d. Forward the
approved request to Aeronautical Information
Management for charting.
e. Take action to
suspend or revoke the NSA when it is no longer
f. Take appropriate
action to inform users of the designation,
suspension, or revocation of the NSA.