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DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL January 31, 2019 - February 28, 2019

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_restrictio n s/ 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.

Bahamas, The

Communication Procedures for Aircraft Operations Within the Nassau and Grand Bahama Terminal Control Areas (TMAS’)

Effective immediately, all aircraft operating or about to operate (IFR, VFR, including military unless specifically exempted, etc.) within the Nassau and Grand Bahama TMAS’ and within a 50 nautical mile radius of Nassau and Freeport Int’l airports SHALL report, as a minimum, to the respective Approach Control Unit as follows:

  1. Their identification.

  2. Aircraft type.

  3. Position.

  4. Direction of flight.

  5. Cruising level.

These reports shall enable the respective approach control unit to provide a more effective advisory service to possible conflicting flights, controlled and uncontrolled within the TMAS’.

Pilots shall contact the appropriate approach control unit as follows:

  1. "Nassau Approach" on frequency 121.0 MHz.

  2. "Freeport Approach" on frequency 126.5 MHz.

(Bahamas AIC, 2/20/2010)

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Special Notice: Provideniya Bay Airport, CIS.

In accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Order 8260.31B, The Alaska Region is modifying the arrival and departure minimums for Provideniya Bay Airport, CIS.

Provideniya Bay PAR+2 NDB RWY 01 Visual RWY 19:

Approach visibility minimums are 9 km (9000 meters) IFR or VFR.

Departure minimums IFR or VFR:

RWY 01 ceiling 750 meters, visibility 5 km (5000 meters)

RWY 19 ceiling 300 meters, visibility 1.5 km (1500 meters)

NOTE−
NDB minimums apply when using PAR (VIS 9 KM/9000 METERS).

(FAA/AAL−200 2/22/2010)

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, shall 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 AFTN EUCHZMFP

SITA BRUEP7X

IFPU2

Brétigny, France AFTN EUCBZMFP

SITA PAREP7X

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:

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)

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:

  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)

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:

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)

Sudan

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

All 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:

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 Republic

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

All 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:

  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