Explanation of Changes
Direct questions through appropriate facility/service center office
to the office of primary responsibility (OPR)
17-5-11. PROCESSING REQUESTS FOR REROUTES AND RESTRICTIONS FOR
FACILITIES WITH NTML
17-13-2. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Air Traffic
Control System Command Center is in the process of realigning the
operational workforce and transitioning select nonsupervisory duties
currently being performed by management personnel to the traffic
management specialists. This change cancels and incorporates N JO
7210.781, Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) Transition
Team Duty Requirement Modifications, effective August 15, 2011.
This change deletes
the exemption for `Drone and other unmanned aircraft flight operations'
for the application requirement of separation minima. This change cancels
and incorporates N JO 7210.771, Change to JO 7210.3W, Facility Operations
and Administration (11/09), effective March 11, 2011.
c. 2-6-6. RELIEF
This change revises
wording applying to the purpose and utility of relief periods. This change
cancels and incorporates N JO 7210.783, Relief Periods, effective July 25,
d. 3-4-4. HANDLING
RECORDER TAPES, DATS, OR DALR STORAGE
11-3-2. DATA RETENTION
17-5-14. TARMAC DELAY OPERATIONS
Appendix 4. List of Medium and Large Hub Airports
The Tarmac working
group met and discussed procedures pertaining to Tarmac Delay Operations.
Changes include adding the 4-hour tarmac delay for U.S. carriers
conducting international flights and streamlining reporting procedures for
facilities experiencing tarmac delays. This change cancels and
incorporates N JO 7210.787, Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections
(Three/Four-Hour Tarmac Rule), effective August 25, 2011.
Emergency obstruction video map (eovm)
requires the establishment of an EOVM in terminal radar facilities whose
delegated areas of control is within designated mountainous areas as
defined in 14 CFR Part 95, Subpart B, and clarifies the process for
submitting EOVM maps and subsequent changes. It also changes the review
interval from annually to at least once every 2 years to harmonize with
instrument approach procedures and Minimum Vectoring Altitude/Minimum
Instrument Altitude chart submissions.
implements the FY11 Business Plan Activity 11C.179E1, Target 1, to
redefine requirements and update FAA orders on reviewing and updating
letter(s) of agreement/standard operating procedure(s) on a yearly basis.
g. 5-3-7. OPEN
SKIES TREATY AIRCRAFT PRIORITY FLIGHTS (F AND D)
This change adds a
note on where to find the reference to OPEN SKIES flights that require
priority handling. It also clarifies that the Central Altitude Reservation
Function (CARF) is the entity in the ATCSCC that is the coordination unit
between the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and FAA facilities.
Additionally, it adds phone numbers to assist facilities in contacting
CARF and DTRA, if needed, and clarifies the requirement for ARTCCs/ CERAPs/HCF
to notify all Special Use Airspace using/scheduling agencies along the
route of flight. This change cancels and incorporates N JO 7210.777, Open
Skies F and D Treaty Aircraft, effective June 1, 2011.
h. 10-3-11. AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION
10-3-12. CHANGE IN RUNWAY LENGTH DUE TO CONSTRUCTION
10-4-1. AUTOMATIC TERMINAL INFORMATION SERVICE (ATIS)
This change adds
requirements when the available runway length has been shortened due to
construction. These changes do not transfer pilot responsibility to the
controller, but ensures that changes in runway length due to construction
are communicated as an additional layer of safety. This change cancels and
incorporates N JO 7210.786, Runway Construction, effective September 22,
SIMULTANEOUS WIDELY- SPACED PARALLEL OPERATIONS
This paragraph is
being added to reflect changes to FAA Order JO 7110.65, Air Traffic
Control, regarding widely-spaced parallel and Area Navigation approaches.
This change cancels and incorporates N JO 7210.780, Simultaneous
Widely-Spaced Parallel Operations, effective July 29, 2011.
j. 17-4-6. VOLCANIC
provides guidance for establishing lines of communication to verify and
disseminate timely and accurate information during and after a volcanic
eruption. This guidance is not all inclusive; it establishes a baseline
for preparedness and mitigation activities that must be accomplished to
prevent a catastrophic event. This change cancels and incorporates N JO
7210.785, Volcanic Ash, effective September 16, 2011.
k. 17-5-5. STATIC
modifies the reporting dates specifically clarifying when updates are
required from field facilities for Aviation System Performance Metrics
data in the Operational Information System. This change cancels and
incorporates N JO 7210.784, Static Coordination, effective September 16,
l. 18-1-6. ISSUANCE
OF CERTIFICATE OF WAIVER OR AUTHORIZATION
This change adds
the Air Traffic Organization as an approving authority for a Certificate
of Waiver or Authorization for Unmanned Aircraft flight for up to 24
replaces Airspace and Rules Manager with System Operations Security as the
office that has jurisdiction over 14 CFR 99.7 Temporary Flight
n. Appendix 2. Air
Carrier Points of Contact for Aircraft Identification Problems
This change updates
the contact information for Southwest Airlines.
In compliance with
FAA Order 1000.36, FAA Writing Standards, the word “shall” is replaced
with “must” to ensure plain language standards are applied (with few
Now that Flight
Service Stations (FSS) nationwide are using modern automated operational
systems, there is no longer a need for identifying certain sites as
“automated." Therefore, the term has been removed from the publication.
editorial/format changes were made where necessary. Revision bars were not
used because of the insignificant nature of these changes.