U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Air Traffic Organization Policy

ORDER
JO 7210.3
Y
Effective Date:
April 3, 2014
 
     
Subject:  Facility Operation and Administration
       

Section 8. Special Security Instructions
(14 CFR Section 99.7)

19-8-1. PURPOSE

In accordance with 14 CFR Section 99.7, the FAA, in consult with the Department of Defense or other Federal security/intelligence agencies, may issue special security instructions to address situations determined to be detrimental to the interests of national defense.

19-8-2. REQUESTING AUTHORITIES

a. The Department of Defense, or other Federal security/intelligence agency may request a TFR under 14 CFR Section 99.7.

b. The Director, System Operations Security, oversees TFR information issued under this section.

19-8-3. DEGREE OF RESTRICTIONS

Each person operating an aircraft in an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) or Defense Area must (in addition to applicable parts of 14 CFR part 99) comply with special security instructions issued by the Administrator in the interest of national security, under agreement between the FAA and the Department of Defense, or other Federal security/intelligence agencies.

19-8-4. DEFINITIONS

a. Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ)- An area of airspace over land or water in which the ready identification, location, and control of all aircraft (except for Department of Defense and law enforcement aircraft) is required in the interest of national security.

b. Defense Area- Any airspace of the contiguous United States that is not an ADIZ in which the control of aircraft is required for reasons of national security.

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