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Minimum Vectoring Altitude (MVA) and Minimum IFR Altitude (MIA) Charts

MVA-MIA Graphic

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Minimum Vectoring Altitude (MVA) charts and Minimum IFR Altitude (MIA) charts are available on this website in PDF format for users to identify the sector designs and minimum altitudes on charts used by Air Traffic Control. These charts are geo-referenced but are not to be used for navigation. The MVAs and MIAs are also available in AIXM 5.1 format.

FAA Disclaimer


  • These MVA/MIA map files are to be used as a visual reference; they are not to be used as a navigational tool.
  • MVA/MIA charts are not updated on a regularly scheduled cycle. Any person using these files is responsible for checking currency dates on these individual MVA/MIA map files.
  • The FAA (AJV-A) certifies the MVA/MIA file data loaded on this web site. Once the files are retrieved, if they are modified, the certification of these map files is no longer valid.
  • Air Traffic facilities are responsible for the biennial review of the MVAs/MIAs.
  • MVA/MIA discrepancies should be reported to the responsible Air Traffic facility in question.

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