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

ORDER
JO 7210.3X
Effective Date:
February 9, 2012
 
     
Subject:  Facility Operation and Administration
       Includes:  Errata effective 2/9/12, Change 1 effective 7/26/12, Change 2 effective 3/7/13, and Change 3 effective 8/22/13
 

Index

A

Administration of Facilities

ATS Continuity, 2-1-2

Authorization for Separation, 2-1-6

Checking Published Data, 2-1-2

Duty Familiarization, 2-2-1

Equipment Trouble, 2-2-5

Facility Directives Repository, 2-2-6

Handling MANPADS Incidents, 2-1-4

Interregional Requirements, 2-1-1

Position Responsibilities, 2-2-1

Position/Sector Binders, 2-1-1

Reference Files, 2-1-1

Release of Information, 2-1-1

Sign In/Out and On/Off Procedures, 2-2-3

Standard Operating Procedures, 2-1-1

VSCS Equipment, 2-2-5

Air Traffic Control Assigned Airspace (ATCAA), 2-1-9

Air Traffic Security Coordinator (ATSC), 20-3-1

Air Traffic Tactical Operations Programs, 17-2-1

Aircraft

DOE, 5-3-1

Accidents, Reported/Unreported, 5-3-1

Atmosphere Sampling, 5-3-1

Due Regard Operations, 5-3-1

Special Flights, 5-3-1

Weather Reconnaissance Flights, 5-3-2

Flight Inspection, 5-2-1

High Altitude Inspections, 5-2-1

Identification Problems, 2-1-5

Identifying DOT/FAA, 5-2-1

Open Skies Treaty Aircraft Priority Flights (F and D), 5-3-3

R & D Flight, 5-2-1

Airport, Traffic Patterns, 2-1-8

Airport Arrival Rate (AAR), 10-7-1

Airport Construction, 10-3-5

Change in Runway Length, 10-3-5

Airport Emergency Plans, 2-1-4

Airport Lighting, 10-6-1

Altimeter Requirements, 2-10-1

Altimeter Setting to ARTCC, 2-10-2

Altitude Assignments, S/VFR and VFR, 3-8-4

Appearance, 2-7-1

Approach Control Ceiling, 2-1-6

Approach Light Systems, 10-6-2

ARFF, 2-1-4

ARTCC to ARTCC Coordination, 17-7-2

Procedures, 17-7-2

Responsibilities, 17-7-2

ATIS, 10-4-1

ATSC. See Air Traffic Security Coordinator

Automated Position Sign On/Off, 4-6-5

B

Bird Hazards, 2-1-7

Blood Donors, 2-8-2

Bomb Threats, 2-1-3

Briefing, Air Traffic Bulletin, 2-2-5

Briefings, Order Changes, 2-2-5

C

Capping and Tunneling, 17-6-4

Charts

Disposition of Obsolete, 2-1-9

EOVM, 3-8-4

Minimum Vectoring Altitude, 3-8-1

Classified Operations, 20-4-2

Color Displays-Terminal, Color Use on ATC Displays, 3-9-1

Combine/Recombine an ATCT/TRACON, 2-1-9

Communications

Battery-powered Transceivers, 3-3-2

CIRNOT Handling, 2-2-4

Emergency Frequencies, 3-3-1

Facility Status Report, 3-3-2

GENOT Handling, 2-2-4

Monitoring Frequencies, 3-3-1

Service "F", 3-3-1

Telephone, 3-3-1

Testing ELT, 3-3-2

Use of Communications, 3-2-1

FBI Use, 3-2-1

VSCS Frequency Backup, 3-3-3

VSCS Reconfigurations, 3-3-3

VTABS, 3-3-3

Comparison Checks, 2-10-1

Conferences

Coordination of Procedures, 4-2-1

Local, 4-2-1

Published Items, 4-2-1

Conflict Alert, 11-2-2

Continuity of Operations and Continuation of Government (COOP/COG), 20-4-2

COOP/COG. See Continuity of Operations and Continuation of Government

Coordination

Communication and Documentation, 20-5-1

Coordination, 20-5-1

Responsibilities, 20-5-1

Correspondence

Disposition of VAR, 4-5-2

Irregular Operation, 4-1-1

Letters of Procedures, 4-5-1

Letters to Airmen, 4-5-1

Policy/Procedures, 4-1-1

Preliminary Environmental Review, 4-1-1

Service Area Review, 4-1-1

Standards, 4-1-1

D

DEN. See Domestic Events Network

Density Altitude Broadcast, 2-10-2

Derelict Balloons/Objects, 18-5-1

Domestic Events Network (DEN), 20-4-1

DTM, 11-2-3

E

ELT Incident, 9-3-1

En Route

Areas of Operation, 6-1-1

Areas of Specialization, 6-1-1

Computer Interface, 6-6-1

Flight Progress Strip, Usage, 6-1-2

General, 6-1-1

Operating Position Designators, 6-1-1

Operations, 6-3-1

Sector Information Binders, 6-2-1

Sectors, 6-1-1

Configuration, 6-1-1

Services, 6-4-1

Stored Flight Plan, 6-5-1

Stored Flight Plan Program

Bulk Store File

Maintenance, 6-5-2

Preparation, 6-5-2

Coordination, 6-5-2

Criteria, 6-5-1

Implementation, 6-5-2

Remarks Data, 6-5-2

En Route Data

Deficiencies, 7-2-1

Performance, 7-1-1

En Route Information Display System, 6-10-1

General, 6-10-1

Equipment

Frequencies, 15-2-1

General, 15-1-1

ERIDS, 6-10-1

Establishing Diverse Vector Area, 3-8-6

Explosives Detection, 2-1-5

F

Facility

Identification, 2-1-9

Visitors, 2-7-2

Facility Directives Repository (FDR), 2-2-6

Facility Equipment

Basic, 3-1-1

Color Displays-Terminal, 3-9-1

Generator Transfer Procedures, 3-1-2

Maintenance, 3-1-1

Facility Statistical Data

Aircraft Contacted, 16-2-1

Amending and Reviewing Data, 12-5-1

Flight Plan Count, 16-3-1

General, 12-1-1, 16-1-1

Instrument Approach, 9-2-1

Itinerant Operations, 12-2-1

Local Operations, 12-3-1

Operational Count, 9-1-1

Other Reports and Forms, 9-3-1

Overflight Operations, 12-4-1

Pilot Briefing Count, 16-4-1

Printing of Lists and Tallies (Model 1 Full Capacity), 16-6-1

Reports and Information, 16-5-1

Familiarization/Currency Requirements, 2-3-1

FDR. See Facility Directives Repository

Field Facilities, 20-2-1

Flight Request

Aerobatic Practice, 5-4-3

Certifying Record Attempts, 5-4-2

Crop Duster/Antique, 5-4-2

Deviation, 5-4-1

Flight Test, 5-4-2

Photogrammetric Flights, 5-4-3

Sanctioned Speed, 5-4-2

Flight Service Operations

General, 13-1-1

Operations, 13-3-1

Positions/Services, 13-2-1

Services, 13-4-1

Flight Plan, Prefiled, 13-4-1

Flight Service Station

Operations

Airport, Search Arrangements, 13-3-1

Landing Area, Status Check, 13-3-1

Liaison Visits, 13-3-1

Tie-In NOTAM Responsibility, 13-3-1

Position/Service Information Binders, Position/Services, 13-2-1

FOIA

Accident/Incident, 4-8-1

Computer Data, 4-8-1

Preserve Tape, 4-8-1

Forms

7210-8, 9-3-1, 9-3-3

7230-10, 4-6-3, 4-6-8

7230-12, 9-2-1, 9-2-2

7230-13, 16-5-1

7230-14, 9-1-3, 9-1-4

7230-16, 9-2-1

7230-4, 4-6-1, 4-6-7, 17-5-4

7233-1, 16-3-1, 16-4-1

7233-4, 16-3-1, 16-4-1

7233-5, 16-4-1

7233-6, 16-5-2

7460-2, 11-2-2, 11-4-1

Preparation, 4-6-1

G

Gate Hold Procedures, 10-4-2

H

Hours of Duty, 2-4-1

Service Hours, 2-4-1

Status of Service, 2-4-1

I

Information, Law Enforcement, 2-2-5

Intelligence Analysis and Communication, 20-4-2

L

Law Enforcement, Cooperation with, 2-7-1

LAWRS Hours of Operation, 2-9-1

Legal Liabilities of Personnel, 2-2-1

Letters of Agreement, 4-3-1

Aircraft Call Signs, 4-4-1

AIT, 4-3-6

Approval, 4-3-3

Cancellation, 4-3-4

Developing, 4-3-3

Operations Under Exemptions, 4-4-1

Review, 4-3-3

Revisions, 4-3-4

RSU, 4-4-1

Subjects, 4-3-2

Line of Authority

Air Traffic Security Coordinator (ATSC), 20-3-1

System Operations Security, 20-3-1

M

MANPADS, Handling MANPADS Incidents, 2-1-4

Maps, Video

Common Reference Points, 3-7-2

Intensity, 3-7-1

Mapping Standards, 3-7-1

Tolerance for Fix Accuracy, 3-7-1

Video Map Data, 3-7-1

MCI, 11-2-2

Medical, 2-8-1

Alcohol, 2-8-2

Clearance Requirements, 2-8-1

Drugs and Sedatives, 2-8-1

Special Evaluations, 2-8-1

Status, 2-8-2

Meteorological Services and Equipment

Broadcasts, 14-4-1

EFAS, 14-3-1

General, 14-1-1

Weather Briefing, 14-2-1

MIA, 10-4-7

Military Headquarters, 1-1-2

MSAW, 11-2-2

N

NAS Changes, 3-1-2

NAS En Route Automation

Displays, 8-3-1

General, 8-1-1

Procedures, 8-2-1

National Playbook, 17-20-1

National Programs

ATTS, 11-2-1

Data Recording and Retention, 11-3-1

Helicopter Route Chart, 11-6-1

Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS), 11-8-1

Terminal Area VFR Route, 11-7-1

Terminal VFR Radar Services, 11-1-1

TPX-42, 11-4-1

VFR Planning Chart, 11-5-1

National Traffic Management Log, 17-5-1

Navigational Aids

Malfunctions, 3-5-2

Monitoring, 3-5-1

Originating NOTAMs, 3-5-2

O

Ocean21, 6-8-1

Controller Pilot Data Link Communications, 6-8-2

Error Repair Position Responsibilities, 6-8-1

Facility Manager Responsibilities, 6-8-1

General, 6-8-1

Ocean21 Channel Changeovers, 6-8-2

Operational Supervisor-In-Charge Responsibilities, 6-8-1

Outages, 6-8-2

Transfer of Position, 6-8-2

Operational Suitability, 11-2-2

Operations Plan, 17-19-1

Operations Security, Strategic and Tactical

Coordination, 20-5-1

Line of Authority, 20-3-1

Organizational Missions, 20-1-1

Organizational Responsibilities, 20-2-1

Supplemental Duties, 20-4-1

Organizational Missions

Strategic Operations Security Mission, 20-1-1

System Operations Security Mission, 20-1-1

Tactical Operations Security Mission, 20-1-1

Organizational Responsibilities

Field Facilities, 20-2-1

Strategic Operations Security, 20-2-1

Tactical Operations Security, 20-2-1

Outdoor Laser Demonstrations, 2-1-9

P

Pilot Eduction, 4-2-1

Practice Instrument Approaches, 10-4-3

Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems, 10-6-3

Precision Obstacle Free Zone (POFZ), 10-1-6

Precision Runway Monitor-Simultaneous Offset Instrument Approaches, 10-4-5

Presidential Aircraft

Communications Circuits, Use of, 5-1-2

Coordination, 5-1-1, 5-1-3

Monitoring, 5-1-2

Movement, 5-1-3

Rescue Support, 5-1-3

Security of Information, 5-1-3

Presidential Movement, 20-4-1

Pretaxi Clearance Procedures, 10-4-2

Prohibited/Restricted Areas, 2-1-7

Q

Quality Assurance Review, 4-6-1

R

Radar Use, 3-6-2

Beacon System, 3-6-2

Commissioning Facilities, 3-6-1

Monitoring Mode 3/A Codes, 3-6-2

Prearranged Coordination, 3-6-3

System and Display Setting, 3-6-3

Target Sizing, 3-6-3

Recorders, Tape

Assignment of Channels, 3-4-1

Use of, 3-4-1

VSCS Data Retention, 3-4-3

Recording Equipment

Checking and Changing, 3-4-2

Handling Tapes, DATs or DALR Storage, 3-4-2

Records

Collection of Data, 4-6-1

Facility, 4-6-1

Reduced Separation on Final, 10-4-6

Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum, 6-9-1

Equipment Suffix and Display Management, 6-9-2

Facility Manager Responsibilities, 6-9-1

Front-Line Manager-In-Charge/Controller-In-Charge Responsibilities, 6-9-2

General, 6-9-1

Mountain Wave Activity, 6-9-2

Non-RVSM Operator Coordination Requirements, 6-9-2

Operations Manager-In-Charge Responsibilities, 6-9-1

Suspension of RVSM, 6-9-3

Wake Turbulence and Weather Related Turbulence, 6-9-2

Regulatory Information

Authorizations and Exemptions, 18-3-1

Fixed-wing SVFR, 18-2-1

Moored Balloons, Kites, and Unmanned Rockets, 18-5-1

Parachute Jump, 18-4-1

Temporary Flight Restrictions, 19-1-1

Waivers and Authorizations, 18-1-1

Reports

Delay Reporting, 4-7-1

Monthly, 4-7-1

System Impact, 4-7-1

Unidentified Flying Object, 4-7-1

Route Advisories, 17-18-1

Route Test, 17-23-1, 17-24-1

Runway

Intersection Takeoffs, 2-1-5

Obstacle Identification, 2-1-8

RVV/RVR Equipment, 2-9-2

S

Safety Logic Systems Supervisor/CIC Procedures, 11-9-1

Ensure Status, 11-9-1

Limited Configuration, 11-9-2

Monitor Alerts and Ensure Corrective Action, 11-9-2

System Operation, 11-9-1

Watch Checklist, 11-9-2

Security, 2-7-1

SIFs. See Special Interest Flights

Simultaneous Widely-Spaced Parallel Operations, 10-4-4

Special Interest Flights (SIFs), 20-4-1

Strategic Operations Security, 20-2-1

Strategic Operations Security Mission, 20-1-1

SUA and PAJA Frequency Information, 2-1-10

Supplemental Duties

Classified Operations, 20-4-2

Continuity of Operations and Continuation of Government (COOP/COG), 20-4-2

Domestic Events Network (DEN), 20-4-1

Intelligence Analysis and Communication, 20-4-2

Presidential Movement, 20-4-1

Special Interest Flights (SIFs), 20-4-1

Suspicious Activities, 2-7-1

Suspicious Aircraft/Pilot Activities, 2-1-10

System Operations Security, 20-3-1

Operations Security, Strategic and Tactical, 20-1-1

System Operations Security Mission, 20-1-1

T

T & A Recording, 4-6-6

Tactical Operations Security, 20-2-1

Tactical Operations Security Mission, 20-1-1

Takeoff Clearance, 10-3-4

Temporary Flight Restrictions, 19-1-1

Terminal Operations, Services, and Equipment

Airport Arrival Rate (AAR), 10-7-1

General, 10-1-1

Lighting, 10-6-1

Operations, 10-3-1

Position Binders, 10-2-1

Radar, 10-5-1

Services, 10-4-1

Time Checks, 2-4-1

Time Standards, 2-4-1

Traffic Lights, Gates, and Signals, 3-1-2

Traffic Management

ARTCC to ARTCC Coordination, 17-7-2

Coded Departure Routes, 17-17-1

Coordination, 17-5-1

Flow Constrained Area (FCA), 17-7-1

Flow Evaluation Area (FEA), 17-7-1

Ground Delay Programs, 17-9-1

Ground Stop(s), 17-10-1, 17-11-1

Initiatives, 17-6-1

Line of Authority, 17-3-1

Monitor Alert Parameter, 17-8-1

North American Route Program, 17-16-1

Organizational Missions, 17-1-1

Preferred IFR Routes Program, 17-15-1

Responsibilities, 17-2-1

Severe Weather Management, 17-13-1

Special Programs, 17-12-1

Supplemental Duties, 17-4-1

SWAP, 17-14-1

Traffic Management (TM) Support of Non-Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM) Aircraft, 17-21-1

U

Unauthorized Laser Illumination of Aircraft, 2-1-10

URET. See User Request Evaluation Tool

User Request Evaluation Tool

Computer Data Retention, 6-7-4

Outages, 6-7-2

Responsibilities, Front-Line Manager-in-Charge, 6-7-1

Responsibilities, Facility Manager, 6-7-1

Responsibilities, Operations Manager-in-Charge, 6-7-1

Restrictions Inventory and Evaluation, 6-7-3

Standard Use of Automated Flight Data Management, 6-7-2

Traffic Counts and Delay Reporting, 6-7-3

Transfer of Position Responsibility, 6-7-4

Transition and Training Planning, 6-7-3

URET Airspace Configuration Elements, 6-7-2

Waiver, Interim Altitude Requirements, 6-7-4

V

VFR Waypoint Chart Program, 11-10-1

Criteria, 11-10-1

Definition, 11-10-1

Policy, 11-10-1

Responsibilities, 11-10-2

Video Maps, 11-2-3

Visual Approach Slope Indicator (VASI) Systems, 10-6-3

Volcanic Ash, 17-4-3

W

Washington, DC, Special Flight Rules Area (DC SFRA), 2-1-7

Watch Coverage, 2-5-1

Area Supervision, 2-5-1

CIC, 2-5-2

Consolidating Positions, 2-5-2

Holiday Staffing, 2-5-2

Overtime Duty, 2-5-2

Relief Periods, 2-5-1

Schedules, 2-5-1

Supervision Coverage, 2-5-1

Supervisors Hours of Duty, 2-5-2

Watch Supervision

Assignments, 2-6-1

Basic Watch Schedule, 2-6-3

CIC, 2-6-1

Consolidating Positions, 2-6-3

Controller-in-Charge Designation, 2-6-2

Controller-in-Charge Selection, 2-6-2

Holiday Staffing, 2-6-4

Manager, 2-6-1

Overtime Duty, 2-6-3

Relief Periods, 2-6-3

Supervisor, 2-6-1

Weather/Visibility, 2-9-1

Dissemination, 2-9-1

Record Center, 2-9-2

Visibility Charts, 2-9-2

Visual Observations, 2-9-2

Wind Indicator Cross Check, 2-10-1

Wind Instrument Sensors, 2-10-1

 

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