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Satellite Navigation — GPS/WAAS Approaches

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 June 20, 2019 there are 3,991 Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Localizer Performance with Vertical guidance (LPV) approach procedures serving 1,946 airports. 1176 of these airports are Non-ILS airports.

Currently, there are also 706 Localizer Performance (LP) approach procedures in the U.S. serving 528 airports.

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Latest U.S. LPV and LP procedures published

WAAS-Capable Approach Procedures available as of June 20, 2019
(by Procedure Type/Airport Type)
RNAV (GPS) Approach
Procedures
(Non-Part 139 Airports)
Procedures
(Part 139 Airports)
Total
 LPV Procedures
  • Non-ILS runway
  • ILS runway
2,526
  • 1,904
  • 622
1465
  • 53
  • 1412
3,991
  • 1,957
  • 2,034
 LP Procedures
607
99
706
WAAS-Capable Airports available as of June 20, 2019
(by Procedure Type/Airport Type)
RNAV (GPS) Approach
Airports Served
(Non-Part 139)
Airports
Served
(Part 139)
Total Airports
 LPV
  • Non-ILS airports
  • ILS airports
1,464
  • 1,146
  • 318
482
  • 30
  • 452
1,946
  • 1,176
  • 770
 LP
452
76
528

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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 2019 are:

  • January 3, 2019 (TPP)
  • January 31, 2019 (CN)
  • February 28, 2019 (TPP)
  • March 28, 2019 (CN)
  • April 25, 2019 (TPP)
  • May 23, 2019 (CN)
  • June 20, 2019 (TPP)
  • July 18, 2019 (CN)
  • August 15, 2019 (TPP)
  • September 12, 2019 (CN)
  • October 10, 2019 (TPP)
  • November 7, 2019 (CN)
  • December 5, 2019 (TPP)

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.

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