The availability of Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)-capable approach procedures is a significant enabler of WAAS benefits in the United States. This page provides the latest status of these U.S. WAAS approach procedures.


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As of April 28, 2016, there are 3,656 Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Localizer Performance with Vertical guidance (LPV) approach procedures serving 1779 airports. 1031 of these airports are Non-ILS airports.

Currently, there are also 601 Localizer Performance (LP) approach procedures in the U.S. serving 444 airports.

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To find out if there is a Global Positioning System (GPS) or WAAS-enabled approach at an airport where you fly, please see the links in the page below.


For information about LPVs and LPs in the U.S., please see links below.

See complete list of all published LPVs in the U.S.

See complete list of all published LPs in the U.S.

For more information about LPVs in Canada (enabled by WAAS) and in Europe (enabled by EGNOS), please see links below.

Canada - Information about Canadian LPVs can be found by selecting this link.

Europe - A map view of European LPVs can be viewed from the EGNOS User Support web page.

Select the date below to see the latest U.S. LPV and LP procedures published:
April 28, 2016

LPV Procedure Locations for the Continental United States LPV Procedure Locations for Alaska
LPV Procedure Locations for the Continental U.S.
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LP Procedure Locations for the Continental United States LP Procedure Locations for Alaska
LP Procedure Locations for the Continental U.S.
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See LPVs by publication date

WAAS-Capable Approach Procedures
(by Procedure Type/Airport Type)
RNAV (GPS) Approach
Procedures
(Non-Part 139 Airports)
Procedures
(Part 139 Airports)
Total Number of Procedures
 LPV
  • Non-ILS runway
  • ILS runway
2,256
  • 1,674
  • 582
1,400
  • 48
  • 1,352
3,656
  • 1,722
  • 1,934
LPVs w/ 200' HAT
299
642
941
 LNAV/VNAV
2,133
1,397
3,530
 LNAV
4,291
1781
6,072
 LP
517
84
601
GPS Approach
 GPS Stand-Alone
85
10
95
WAAS-Capable Airports
(by Procedure Type/Airport Type)
RNAV (GPS) Approach
Airports Served
(Non-Part 139)
Airports Served
(Part 139)
Total Airports
 LPV Procedures
  • Non-ILS runway
  • ILS runway
1,306
  • 1003
  • 303
473
  • 28
  • 445
1,779
  • 1031
  • 748
 LNAV/VNAV Procedures
1,231
466
1,697
 LNAV Procedures
2,222
528
2,750
 LP Procedures
380
64
444
GPS Approach
 GPS Standalone  Approaches
62
9
71

Update effective: April 28, 2016
Note: Number of GPS Stand-Alone Will Continue to Decrease As They Are Replaced By RNAV Procedures

 

GPS
LNAV
LNAV/VNAV
LP
LPV

RNP

ALL


Update effective: April 28, 2016

For more information, please see:

Publication Dates for New Procedures

New procedures are published for use in the National Airspace System (NAS) every 56 days through the Terminal Procedures Publication (TPP) process. However, procedures can also be published during the interim months through the Operations Change Notice (OCN) process. Corresponding dates for 2016 are:

  • January 7, 2016 (CN)
  • February 4, 2016 (TPP)
  • March 3, 2016 (CN)
  • March 31, 2016 (TPP)
  • April 28, 2016 (CN)
  • May 26, 2016 (TPP)
  • June 23, 2016 (CN)
  • July 21, 2016 (TPP)
  • August 18, 2016 (CN)
  • September 15, 2016 (TPP)
  • October 13, 2016 (CN)
  • November 10, 2016 (TPP)
  • December 8, 2016 (CN)

Data on this page, including the attached spreadsheets, is derived from National Aeronautical Charting Office (NACO) Flight Information Publications. Data is for informational purposes only and should NOT be used as official information in any capacity related to flight operations. For official information, please consult the current Flight Information Publications.

Link to the FAA's Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Inventory Summary web page. The page provides a count of instrument flight procedures per navigation aid for the most recent publication cycle.

Link to FAA’s Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Production Plan web page. This page contains information on projected IFP production by region or fiscal year.

Link to the FAA's digital - Terminal Procedures Publication (d -TPP)/Airport Diagrams web page. This page provides the ability to search, view, and download all U.S. Terminal Procedure Publications (TPPs) in PDF format.