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Submitting Aeronautical Data

The table below provides guidance on which FAA system and form to use to submit aeronautical data.

See list of Aeronautical Data Forms.

LANDING FACILITY DATA
Type of Change Method to Make Change
MILITARY Changes to:
  • Military Landing Facilities (including overseas)
Use the Airport Data Change (Military) Form via the Aeronautical Information Portal website.

NOTE: Military NAVAID data may only be submitted via the online 7900 forms. See Navigation and Air Traffic Facility Data section below.

CIVILIAN Changes to:
  • Landing Facility Name
  • Associated City (NPIAS airports only)
  • Owner or Manager Contact Information
  • Airport Beacon/Lighting Schedule/Wind Indicators
  • Fuel/Oxygen/Repairs/Services/Storage
  • Attendance, Hours of Operation
  • Remarks
Use the 5010 module via the Airport Data and Information Portal (ADIP) website.

NOTE: Some data elements may require FAA Office of Airports verification or submittal by FAA Airport or State Inspectors. Refer to ADIP for more information.

CIVILIAN Changes to:
  • Associated City (non-NPIAS airports only)
  • CTAF (See requirements in AIM Para. 4-1-9)
  • UNICOM (Requires submittal of FCC License)
  • Other
Use the Airport Data Change (Public/Private Use) Form via the Aeronautical Information Portal website.
CIVILIAN Changes to:
  • Facility Use
  • Runway Length and/or Width*
  • Traffic Pattern Altitude
  • Right Traffic
  • Deactivation
Use FAA Form 7480-1 (Notice for Construction, Alteration and Deactivation of Airports) via the OE/AAA website.

*NOTE: If this submission details runway length changes for runways with an Instrument Approach Procedure (RNAV, GPS, ILS, SID, STAR, etc.), then the data must be submitted via a survey. Federally-funded surveys must be submitted through the Airport Data and Information Portal (ADIP).

CIVILIAN Changes to:
  • Location Identifier
See FAA Order 7350.9 for guidance about revising location identifier. If facility meets Order requirements, submit request with the Airport Data Change (Public/Private Use) Form via the Aeronautical Information Portal website.

NOTE: New landing facilities are automatically assigned location identifiers based on the criteria in the Order. Location identifiers are not reserved in advance.

CIVILIAN Changes to:
  • Airport Diagram
  • Airport Sketch
Use the Aeronautical Chart Change Form via the Aeronautical Information Portal website.

NOTE: This form should only be used to submit non-data related changes (taxiway identification, ramp location, hangar location, etc.) for revision to the airport charts. Data related changes (runway data, lighting, etc.) should be submitted via proper data submission routes. Upon publication of data, charts will automatically be revised.

NAVIGATION AND AIR TRAFFIC FACILITY DATA (for CIVILIAN & MILITARY use)
Type of Change Method to Make Change
Air Traffic Service Airway (Non-Regulatory) Data Use the Air Traffic Service Airway (Non-Regulatory) Data Form, FAA Form 7900-10.
Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and Terminal Air Traffic Control Facilities Data
  • ATCT
  • TRACON
  • CCF
  • Remoted Transmitter/Receiver (RTR)
Use the Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and Terminal Air Traffic Control Facilities Data Form, FAA Form 7900-4.
ARTCC, CERAP, and CCF Data
  • Includes Remote Communications Air/Ground (RCAG)
Use the ARTCC, CERAP and CCF Data Form, FAA Form 7900-1.
Flight Service Stations (FSS) and Remote Communication Outlets (RCO) Data
  • Includes Remote Communications Outlets (RCO)
Use the Flight Service Stations (FSS) and Remote Communication Outlets (RCO) Data Form, FAA Form 7900-3.
Instrument Landing System (ILS) Data
  • ILS
  • SDF
  • MLS
  • ISMLS
  • LDA
Use the Instrument Landing System (ILS) Data Form, FAA Form 7900-6.
Miscellaneous Activity Area Data
  • Aerobatic Practice Area
  • Glider, Hang Glider, Ultralight Area
  • Parachute Jumping Area
  • Space Launch Activity Area
Use the Miscellaneous Activity Areas (MAA) Data Form, FAA Form 7900-11.
Navigational Aid (NAVAID) Data
  • DME
  • NDB
  • TACAN
  • VOR (VOR, VDME, VTAC)
  • VOT
Use the Navigational Aid (NAVAID) Data Form, FAA Form 7900-2.
North American Routes Data Use the North American Routes Data Form, FAA Form 7900-12.
Preferred IFR Routes Data
  • Includes Tower Enroute Control (TEC)
Use the Preferred IFR Routes Data Form, FAA Form 7900-13.
Radar Instrument Approach Data
  • ASR
  • ARSR
  • CARSR
  • PAR
Use the Radar Instrument Approach Data Form, FAA Form 7900-7.
Visual Guidance Lighting System Data
  • Approach Lighting
  • Runway Lighting
  • Runway Visual Range (RVR)
  • VGSI
Use the Visual Guidance Lighting Systems Data Form, FAA Form 7900-14.
Weather (WX) System Data
  • ASOS/AWOS
Use the Weather (WX) System Data Form, FAA Form 7900-5.

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