Chapter 4. NOTAM D Procedures
Section 1. General
4-1-1. ACCEPTING NOTAM
FSS facilities must accept and document
all aeronautical information regardless of source, provided the occurrence
is no more than 3 days in the future. Information from otherthanauthorized
authorities must be verified prior to NOTAM issuance.
4-1-2. NATIONAL NOTAM OFFICE
USNOF is charged with monitoring the USNS. The USNOF must monitor the NOTAM
system for compliance with the criteria and procedures set forth in this
order. When questions arise on NOTAM dissemination, formats, contractions,
or other aspects of the distribution system, the USNOF should be consulted.
The USNOF is the authority to ensure NOTAM formats. To ensure NOTAMs are
issued consistent with policy, NOTAM originators and certified sources must
comply with USNOF personnel guidance.
in procedures or format must be recorded, and Aeronautical Information
Management must forward a list of the discrepancies to Flight Services,
Safety and Operations Support, Operational Procedures, and the service area
USNOF may edit any NOTAM (except FDC NOTAMs relating to instrument flight
procedures) that does not conform to the formats and/or examples contained
in this order. The contents of a NOTAM must not be changed without notifying
the originating facility.
FDC NOTAMS relating to instrument approach and departure procedures are
originated by the Mission Support Services – Aeronautical Products Office
under the Flight Standards Service policy contained in FAA Order 8260.19,
chapter 2, section 6. ARTCCs must ensure the origination of NOTAMs
pertaining to a Standard Terminal Arrival (STAR).
the USNOF edit a NOTAM and change the intent, the NOTAM must be canceled by
the issuing facility and reissued as a new NOTAM, after consultation with