Section 2. Position/Service
a. The air traffic
manager must provide position binders to
include, but not be limited to, procedures for
accomplishing position related duties and
responsibilities as outlined below.
Additionally, examples and formats must be
included for seldom used procedures. Cross
references to documents and lists contained in
other publications may be used where
applicable. The air traffic manager may assign
those functions, detailed below, to the
appropriate position(s) as facility needs
dictate but must provide those items
appropriate for each position in the binders.
b. The air traffic
manager must retain one copy of the completed
facility standard operating procedures
directive in the operations area and
distribute applicable sections to the
positions to which they apply.
Flight Plan Area: Provide a
narrative and/or graphic depiction of the
flight plan area. This includes areas covered
when accepting flight plan responsibility for
1. Define broadcast
area and list outlets.
2. List locations
and weather products.
3. Specify broadcast
b. Pilot Briefing:
1. List and/or
specify preflight briefing display.
2. Specify flight
plan handling procedures.
1. Document aircraft
2. List control
frequencies/dial code information.
3. Specify local
airport advisory/remote airport information
service (RAIS)/remote airport advisory (RAA)
4. Specify SVFR
5. Specify aircraft
6. Specify PIREP
procedures/checkpoints for DF check.
procedures for altimeter check.
d. NOTAM Handling:
1. List authorized
sources/telephone numbers. Data may be stored
and displayed electronically, where available.
2. Specify NOTAM
3. Specify NOTAM
e. Flight Data:
1. Specify military
flight plan handling/coordination procedures.
notification procedures for military training
activities, including MTRs and MOAs.
3. Specify IFR/Defense
VFR (DVFR), ADIZ, Canadian, Mexican, and ICAO
procedures with examples.
4. Specify customs
5. Specify search
and rescue notification procedures.
6. List airport
search/contact telephone numbers.
f. En Route Flight
Advisory Service (EFAS): Provide
graphic depiction of flight watch area and
include communications outlets.