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Chart Supplements

Beginning March 26, 2020, the Chart Supplement publications will have significant changes to Vol/Back pages between the A/FD section and the Airport Diagrams section. The removal of duplicative information found in the back matter is the result of various compliance initiatives regarding content and information. Please refer to active Charting Notices for specific entries being changed or removed.

Chart Supplements are a listing of data on record with the FAA on all open-to-the-public airports, seaplane bases, heliports, military facilities and selected private use airports specifically requested by the Department of Defense (DOD) for which a DOD instrument approach procedure has been published in the U.S. Terminal Procedures Publication, airport sketches, NAVAIDs, communications data, weather data sources, airspace, special notices, VFR waypoints, Airport Diagrams and operational procedures. Seven volumes cover the conterminous United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The supplements include data that cannot be readily depicted in graphic form; e.g., airport hours of operation, types of fuel available, runway data, lighting codes, etc. The supplements are designed to be used in conjunction with charts and is published every 56 days. Volumes are side-bound 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches.

Information changes to the chart supplement series come from a variety of sources. Information published in the Airport Facility Directory (excluding airport sketch blocks) is generated from Aeronautical Information Services data. All changes to this portion of the publication must be submitted as an Aeronautical Data Change. Any content not covered in the Airport Facility Directory section of the supplements must be submitted as an Aeronautical Chart Change. There are 2 different components of information related to an Aeronautical Chart Change for the Chart Supplements; these are Airport Diagrams and sketches, and Supplemental Charts and publications. It is incumbent on the proponent to ensure they understand the Criteria and Requirements for submitting changes to the Supplemental Charts and publications portion of the Aeronautical Chart Change. If any user of the Chart Supplement product finds an error, or has any questions, please submit an Aeronautical Inquiry.

Product Names and FAA Product IDs
Product Name Product ID
Chart Supplement - Northeast U.S. AFDNE
Chart Supplement - Southeast U.S. AFDSE
Chart Supplement - East Central U.S. AFDEC
Chart Supplement - North Central U.S. AFDNC
Chart Supplement - South Central U.S. AFDSC
Chart Supplement - Northwest U.S. AFDNW
Chart Supplement - Southwest U.S. AFDSW
Chart Supplement - Full Set U.S. AFDUSSET

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