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Chapter 1. General

Section 1. Introduction

1-1-1. PURPOSE OF THIS ORDER

This order lists the location identifiers authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration and Transport Canada. It lists United States airspace fixes and procedure codes. The order also includes guidelines for requesting identifiers and procedures for making assignments.

1-1-2. AUDIENCE

This order applies to all ATO personnel and anyone using ATO directives.

1-1-3. WHERE TO FIND THIS ORDER

This order is available on the FAA Web site at http://faa.gov/air_traffic/publications and http://employees.faa.gov/tools_resources/orders_notices/.

1-1-4. WHAT THIS ORDER CANCELS

FAA Order JO 7350.8W, Location Identifiers, dated May 2, 2013, is canceled.

1-1-5. ISSUANCE

a. This order is published as a complete new edition on alternate aeronautical chart dates; i.e., every 112 days.

b. Important interim United States identifier assignments, corrections, or deletions are published in the National Flight Data Digest for use between revisions of this order. Users should carry forward to this publication any changes pertinent to their operation.

1-1-6. SUBMISSION CUTOFF AND EFFECTIVE DATES

For each edition, requested changes should be submitted to Mission Support Services, Aeronautical Information Management on, or before, the “Cutoff Date for Submission to Aeronautical Information Management” listed below:

Publication Schedule

Edition

Cutoff Date for Submission to Aeronautical Information Management

Effective Date of Publication

JO 7350.8Y

8/22/13

12/12/13

JO 7350.8Z

12/12/13

04/03/14

JO 7350.9

04/03/14 07/24/14

JO 7350.9A

07/24/14 11/13/14

JO 7350.9B

11/13/14 03/05/15

1-1-7. DELIVERY DATES

Processing the data, preparing it for publication, and the printing and distribution processes will make it unlikely that field facilities will receive the printed edition before the effective date of the publication. Facilities should expect to receive this publication after the effective date.

1-1-8. IDENTIFIER DELETIONS

Deletions are listed in the Appendix AP-1.

1-1-9. NOTATION OF CHANGES

Additions and corrections in this order are summarized in the Appendix AP-2.

1-1-10. DISTRIBUTION

This order is distributed to offices in Washington and Regional Headquarters, ATO Service Area Offices and field offices, Flight Inspection Field offices, FAA Technical Center, Technical Assistance Groups, and the Aeronautical Center. Copies are sent to selected external addresses.