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DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL May 21, 2020

Section 1
Flight Prohibitions, Potentially Hostile Situations, and Foreign Notices

Introduction

This section contains information concerning FAA-issued flight prohibitions for countries and territories outside the United States, advisory notices on potentially hostile situations abroad, and notices issued by foreign governments and civil aviation authorities.

These may affect a pilot’s decision to enter or use areas of foreign or international airspace. During the flight planning process, pilots should review FAA’s Prohibitions, Restrictions, and Notices at https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/us_restrictions/ for foreign airspace and entry restrictions. Foreign airspace penetration without official authorization can involve extreme danger to the aircraft and the imposition of severe penalties and inconvenience on both passengers and crew. A flight plan on file with ATC authorities does not necessarily constitute the prior permission required by certain authorities. The possibility of fatal consequences cannot be ignored in some areas of the world.

All operators also should check the latest U.S. Department of State Travel Warnings and Public Announcements at http://travel.state.gov, and can obtain additional information by contacting the appropriate foreign government authorities.

China

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Routing Authorization Requirements in United States Territorial Airspace

All aircraft with China registrations beginning with B; aircraft using the ICAO designator of a China company; or aircraft used for China diplomatic flights require FAA routing authorization for flights in United States Territorial Airspace, unless the aircraft is registered in Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan, or the aircraft is operated by a company with FAA Part 129 operations specifications.

Only IFR flights are eligible for FAA routing authorization. See current FAA KFDC NOTAMS for other requirements and information regarding Aircraft that Operate To or From or Within or Transit Territorial Airspace of the United States (US).

FAA routing authorization is in addition to any US State Department (DOS) diplomatic clearance or US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) waiver. To obtain FAA routing authorization, contact the FAA System Operations Support Center at 9-ATOR-HQ-RT-REQ@faa.gov or FAX 202-267-5289 (Attention FAA SOSC), or call 202-267-8115.

Provide the following information:

  1. Name and address of company or individual. Include a phone number (in case there are questions concerning your request) and a return E-Mail address. Aircraft Information: Callsign (including ICAO designator if assigned)/type/registration number.
  2. General Route Itinerary: Date range. City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier), etc.
  3. Specific route information for each leg of the flight: Callsign, departure point, date/time (UTC), route, destination, date/time (UTC).
  4. Purpose: Cargo, Passenger, Diplomatic, etc. for each leg of flight.

(FAA/AJR-2 System Operations Security, 6/27/2013)

Cuba

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Routing Authorization Requirements in United States Territorial Airspace

All aircraft with Cuba registration beginning with CU; aircraft using the ICAO designator of a Cuba company; or aircraft used for Cuba diplomatic flights require FAA routing authorization for flights in United States Territorial Airspace.

Only IFR flights are eligible for FAA routing authorization. See current FAA KFDC NOTAMS for other requirements and information regarding Aircraft that Operate To or From or Within or Transit Territorial Airspace of the United States (US).

FAA routing authorization is in addition to any US State Department (DOS) diplomatic clearance or US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) waiver. To obtain FAA routing authorization, contact the FAA System Operations Support Center at 9-ATOR-HQ-RT-REQ@faa.gov or FAX 202-267-5289 (Attention FAA SOSC), or call 202-267-8115.

Provide the following information:

  1. Name and address of company or individual. Include a phone number (in case there are questions concerning your request) and a return E-Mail address. Aircraft Information: Callsign (including ICAO designator if assigned)/type/registration number.
  2. General Route Itinerary: Date range. City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier), etc.
  3. Specific route information for each leg of the flight: Callsign, departure point, date/time (UTC), route, destination, date/time (UTC).
  4. Purpose: Cargo, Passenger, Diplomatic, etc. for each leg of flight.

(FAA/AJR-2 System Operations Security, 6/27/2013)

Europe

EUROCONTROL Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing System (IFPS).

All aircraft flying into, departing from, or transiting Europe within the General Air Traffic (GAT) Civil system must file an International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) flight plan with the Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing System (IFPS) managed by the EUROCONTROL Central Flow Management Unit (CFMU). This system is the sole source for the distribution of the IFR/GAT portions of flight plan information to Air Traffic Control (ATC) within participating European Countries collectively known as the IFPS Zone (IFPZ). Flight plans and associated messages for all IFR flights, including the IFR portions of mixed IFR/VFR flights, entering, over flying or departing the IFPZ, must be addressed only to the two IFPS addresses for that portion of the flight within the IFPZ. The IFPS addresses to be included in flight plans and associated messages submitted by operators that intend to fly into or through the IFPZ are as follows:

Network

IFPS Unit Addresses

IFPU1
Haren, Belgium
SITA BRUEP7X

AFTN

EUCHZMFP

IFPU2
Brétigny, France
SITA PAREP7X

AFTN

EUCBZMFP

IFPS will ensure distribution of the accepted flight plan to all relevant ATS units within their area of responsibility. Flight plan message originators filing to IFPS are responsible for ensuring that the flight plan and any modifications made thereto are addressed to all the relevant ATS units outside the IFPZ. In order to ensure consistency between the flight plan data distributed within the IFPZ and that distributed outside the IFPZ, the EUROCONTROL CFMU has established a "re-addressing function". The "re-addressing function" is intended primarily for flights originating within the IFPZ and proceeding outside the IFPZ.

NOTE- Detailed procedures and information applicable to flight plan addressing and distribution are contained in the EUROCONTROL "Basic CFMU Handbook".

Additional information may be obtained from Aeronautical Information Publications (AIP) and/or Aeronautical Information Circulars (AIC) issued by individual countries, through commercial flight planners, or by contacting EUROCONTROL, rue de la Fusee, 96, B-1130, Brussels, Belgium. Telephone: 32-2- 745-1950, FAX: 32-2- 729-9041 and on the EUROCONTROL Web site: www.eurocontrol.int.

NOTE- IFPS Zone Countries - Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Serbia and Montenegro.

(AEU-500, 6/7/2010)

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Routing Authorization Requirements in United States Territorial Airspace

All aircraft with Iran registrations beginning with EP; aircraft using the ICAO designator of an Iran company; or aircraft used for Iran diplomatic flights require FAA routing authorization for flights in United States Territorial Airspace.

Only IFR flights are eligible for FAA routing authorization. See current FAA KFDC NOTAMS for other requirements and information regarding Aircraft that Operate To or From or Within or Transit Territorial Airspace of the United States (US).

FAA routing authorization is in addition to any US State Department (DOS) diplomatic clearance or US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) waiver. To obtain FAA routing authorization, contact the FAA System Operations Support Center at 9-ATOR-HQ-RT-REQ@faa.gov or FAX 202-267-5289 (Attention FAA SOSC), or call 202-267-8115.

Provide the following information:

  1. Name and address of company or individual. Include a phone number (in case there are questions concerning your request) and a return E-Mail address. Aircraft Information: Callsign (including ICAO designator if assigned)/type/registration number.
  2. General Route Itinerary: Date range. City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier), etc.
  3. Specific route information for each leg of the flight: Callsign, departure point, date/time (UTC), route, destination, date/time (UTC).
  4. Purpose: Cargo, Passenger, Diplomatic, etc. for each leg of flight.

(FAA/AJR-2 System Operations Security, 6/27/2013)

Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea (DPRK)

All aircraft with DPRK registrations beginning with P; aircraft using the ICAO designator of a DPRK company; or aircraft used for DPRK diplomatic flights require FAA routing authorization for flights in United States Territorial Airspace.

Only IFR flights are eligible for FAA routing authorization. See current FAA KFDC NOTAMS for other requirements and information regarding Aircraft that Operate To or From or Within or Transit Territorial Airspace of the United States (US).

FAA routing authorization is in addition to any US State Department (DOS) diplomatic clearance or US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) waiver. To obtain FAA routing authorization, contact the FAA System Operations Support Center at 9-ATOR-HQ-RT-REQ@faa.gov or FAX 202-267-5289 (Attention FAA SOSC), or call 202-267-8115.

Provide the following information:

Name and address of company or individual. Include a phone number (in case there are questions concerning your request) and a return E-Mail address. Aircraft Information: Callsign (including ICAO designator if assigned)/type/registration number.

General Route Itinerary: Date range. City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier), etc.

Specific route information for each leg of the flight: Callsign, departure point, date/time (UTC), route, destination, date/time (UTC).

Purpose: Cargo, Passenger, Diplomatic, etc. for each leg of flight.

(FAA/AJR-2 System Operations Security, 6/27/2013)

Russian Federation

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Routing Authorization Requirements in United States Territorial Airspace

All aircraft with Russian Federation registrations beginning with RA; aircraft using the ICAO designator of a Russian Federation company; or aircraft used for Russian Federation diplomatic flights require FAA routing authorization for flights in United States Territorial Airspace, unless the aircraft is operated by a company with FAA Part 129 operations specifications.

Only IFR flights are eligible for FAA routing authorization. See current FAA KFDC NOTAMS for other requirements and information regarding Aircraft that Operate To or From or Within or Transit Territorial Airspace of the United States (US).

FAA routing authorization is in addition to any US State Department (DOS) diplomatic clearance or US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) waiver. To obtain FAA routing authorization, contact the FAA System Operations Support Center at 9-ATOR-HQ-RT-REQ@faa.gov or FAX 202-267-5289 (Attention FAA SOSC), or call 202-267-8115.

Provide the following information:

  1. Name and address of company or individual. Include a phone number (in case there are questions concerning your request) and a return E-Mail address. Aircraft Information: Callsign (including ICAO designator if assigned)/type/registration number.General Route Itinerary: Date range. City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier), etc.Specific route information for each leg of the flight: Callsign, departure point, date/time (UTC), route, destination, date/time (UTC).Purpose: Cargo, Passenger, Diplomatic, etc. for each leg of flight.(FAA/AJR-2 System Operations Security, 6/27/2013)SudanFederal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Routing Authorization Requirements in United States Territorial AirspaceAll aircraft with Sudan registrations beginning with ST; aircraft using the ICAO designator of a Sudan company; or aircraft used for Sudan diplomatic flights require FAA routing authorization for flights in United States Territorial Airspace. Only IFR flights are eligible for FAA routing authorization. See current FAA KFDC NOTAMS for other requirements and information regarding Aircraft that Operate To or From or Within or Transit Territorial Airspace of the United States (US). FAA routing authorization is in addition to any US State Department (DOS) diplomatic clearance or US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) waiver. To obtain FAA routing authorization, contact the FAA System Operations Support Center at 9-ATOR-HQ-RT-REQ@faa.gov or FAX 202-267-5289 (Attention FAA SOSC), or call 202-267-8115.Provide the following information:
  2. Name and address of company or individual. Include a phone number (in case there are questions concerning your request) and a return E-Mail address. Aircraft Information: Callsign (including ICAO designator if assigned)/type/registration number.General Route Itinerary: Date range. City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier), etc.Specific route information for each leg of the flight: Callsign, departure point, date/time (UTC), route, destination, date/time (UTC).Purpose: Cargo, Passenger, Diplomatic, etc. for each leg of flight.(FAA/AJR-2 System Operations Security, 6/27/2013)Syrian Arab RepublicFederal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Routing Authorization Requirements in United States Territorial AirspaceAll aircraft with Syrian Arab Republic registrations beginning with YK; aircraft using the ICAO designator of a Syrian Arab Republic company; or aircraft used for Syrian Arab Republic diplomatic flights require FAA routing authorization for flights in United States Territorial Airspace. Only IFR flights are eligible for FAA routing authorization. See current FAA KFDC NOTAMS for other requirements and information regarding Aircraft that Operate To or From or Within or Transit Territorial Airspace of the United States (US). FAA routing authorization is in addition to any US State Department (DOS) diplomatic clearance or US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) waiver. To obtain FAA routing authorization, contact the FAA System Operations Support Center at 9-ATOR-HQ-RT-REQ@faa.gov or FAX 202-267-5289 (Attention FAA SOSC), or call 202-267-8115.Provide the following information:
  3. Name and address of company or individual. Include a phone number (in case there are questions concerning your request) and a return E-Mail address. Aircraft Information: Callsign (including ICAO designator if assigned)/type/registration number.

General Route Itinerary: Date range. City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier)- City (ICAO Location Identifier), etc.

Specific route information for each leg of the flight: Callsign, departure point, date/time (UTC), route, destination, date/time (UTC).

Purpose: Cargo, Passenger, Diplomatic, etc. for each leg of flight.

(FAA/AJR-2 System Operations Security, 6/27/2013