Section 1. Introduction

  1. PURPOSE

This order prescribes direction used to format and distribute information regarding unanticipated or temporary changes to services, components of, or hazards in, the National Airspace System (NAS). The NOTAM System does not advertise published or charted data and information. Originators of aeronautical information are expected to inform the Aeronautical Data Team in sufficient time before the effective dates of changes to permit publishing of aeronautical data on the various charts or in the appropriate publications. When time does not allow for publication of a change or an outage and if the subject matter meets NOTAM criteria, issue a NOTAM until published.

  1. AUDIENCE

Audience for this order is any office responsible for originating NOTAMs and those who use aeronautical information.

  1. WHERE TO FIND THIS ORDER

This order is available on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) website at http://faa.gov/air_traffic/publications and http://employees.faa.gov/tools_resources/orders_notices/.

  1. CANCELLATION

FAA Order JO 7930.2R, Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) dated January 5, 2017 is canceled.

  1. EXPLANATION OF CHANGES

The significant changes to the basic order will be published and included in the Explanation of Change page(s). It is advisable to retain the page(s) throughout the duration of the basic order. If further information is desired, direct questions through the appropriate facility/service area staff to System Operations Services, Flight Services, U.S. NOTAM Governance and Operations Group.

  1. DISTRIBUTION

This order is distributed to selected offices in Washington headquarters, service area offices, the William J. Hughes Technical Center, the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, and air traffic operations field offices and facilities.

  1. RECOMMENDATION FOR PROCEDURAL CHANGES
  1. The contents of this order will be periodically reviewed and updated, as required by National Airspace Data Interchange Network (NADIN) or NAS Messaging Replacement (NMR), General Notices (GENOTs), and order changes. Changes/orders are published on the publications cycle.
  2. Any changes to this order must be submitted to the Policy Directorate Correspondence Mailbox at 9-AJV-P-HQ-Correspondence@faa.gov.
  1. Personnel should submit recommended changes in procedures to facility management.
  2. Recommendations from other sources should be submitted through appropriate FAA, military, or industry/user channels.
  1. EFFECTIVE DATE

This order is effective January 10, 2019.

  1. RELATED PUBLICATIONS