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NASCAR ALL- STAR RACE

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

FORT WORTH, TEXAS

May 20-22, 2022

SPECIAL AIR TRAFFIC PROCEDURES

NOTE: Special security procedures and restrictions remain in effect. Pilots are reminded to contact Leidos Flight Service (LFS) FTW HUB personnel to obtain current NOTAM information.

In anticipation of a significant number of aircraft traveling to the Fort Worth, Texas area during the NASCAR All Star Race, the following procedures will be implemented to enhance safety and minimize air traffic delays.

PREFERRED IFR ARRIVAL PROCEDURES TO AFW

Traffic departing airports south of Phoenix (non-inclusive) and west of Houston (non-inclusive) destined AFW should expect the LIKES (RNAV).

Traffic departing Houston terminal airports, east to Atlanta (non-inclusive) destined AFW should expect the REEKO (RNAV) or the DODJE arrival.

Traffic departing west of Chicago (non-inclusive) to Denver (non-inclusive) destined AFW should expect the WESAT (RNAV) or the MOTZA arrival.

Traffic departing Denver terminal airports (inclusive) south to Phoenix terminal airports (inclusive) destined AFW should expect the WESAT (RNAV) or the MOTZA arrival.

Traffic departing airports east of Chicago and north of Atlanta (non-inclusive) destined AFW should expect the TRUUK (RNAV) or the SASIE arrival.

IFR DEPARTURE PROCEDURES

ALL PILOTS AND AIRCRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD CONTACT LFS FTW HUB TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ALL NOTAMS AND SECURITY PROCEDURES IN PLACE DURING THIS EVENT.

RACE DAY DEPARTURES ON MAY 22nd SHOULD FILE FLIGHT PLANS PRIOR TO 2200Z TO ALLOW FOR COORDINATION AND PLANNING.

OBTAIN IFR CLEARANCES FROM THE CONTROL TOWER, AIR TRAFFIC PERSONNEL WILL NOT BE IN THE FBO.

IN THE EVENT THAT THE RACE IS RESCHEDULED FOR THE ALTERNATE RACE DAY, ALL PILOTS SHOULD FILE FLIGHT PLANS ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED RACE END TIME TO ALLOW FOR COORDINATION AND PLANNING.

PILOTS DEPARTING FROM AFW SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS:

Pilots should expect gate hold procedures to be in effect.

DO NOT request IFR departure clearance prior to 20 minutes before estimated time of departure (ETD).

DO NOT taxi until you have received taxi information and appropriate IFR clearance.

DO NOT call ground control to taxi until you are number one aircraft that can enter a taxiway from the ramp or parking area.

DO NOT call the tower for takeoff until you are ready for takeoff and in the number one position to take the runway.

VFR DEPARTURES AND SUBSEQUENT AIRBORNE IFR CLEARANCE REQUESTS WILL NOT BE ACCOMMODATED.

PREFERRED IFR DEPARTURE ROUTES

Note: Due to the complexity and volume associated with this event, users can anticipate dynamic reroutes and altitude assignments to expedite departure. Pilots are advised not to circumvent these preferred routes as they are intended to balance the departure operation and minimize delays.

DUE TO THE INCREASED DEMAND FOR THESE DESTINATIONS, PILOTS SHALL FILE THE FOLLOWING ROUTES:

AIRCRAFT REQUESTING AT OR ABOVE FLIGHT LEVEL 240

RNAV AIRCRAFT
DESTINATION AIRCRAFT ROUTE
AVL ALL LOOSE MEM Q34 BNA VXV SOT KAVL
CLT TURBO-JETS FORCK ELD SQS Q30 VUZ ATL BESTT JONZE2 KCLT
CLT PROP / TURBO-PROP FORCK ELD SQS J52 ATL UNARM6 KCLT
EXX / MTV ALL LOOSE MEM Q34 BNA VXV GZG TRAKS KEXX / KMTV
GSO / INT TURBO-JET / TURBO-PROP LOOSE MEM VXV GZG BROOK4
KGSO / KINT
GSO / INT PROP LOOSE MEM Q34 BNA Q34 FOUNT PSK KGSO / KINT
GSP TURBO-JET /
TURBO-PROP
FORCK ELD SQS Q30 VUZ ATL BESTT WORXS2 KGSP
GSP PROP FORCK ELD SQS J52 ATL KGSP
JQF / RUQ TURBO-JET FORCK ELD SQS J52 ATL CHPTR3 KJQF /KRUQ
JQF / RUQ PROP / TURBO-PROP FORCK ELD SQS J52 ATL UNARM6 KJQF / KRUQ
SVH / HKY ALL LOOSE MEM Q34 BNA VXV BZM KSVH / KHKY
CONVENTIONAL AIRCRAFT
DESTINATION AIRCRAFT ROUTE
AVL ALL TXK Q34 BNA VXV SOT KAVL
CLT TURBO-JET SQS J52 ATL CHPTR3 KCLT
CLT PROP / TURBO-PROP SQS J52 ATL UNARM6 KCLT
EXX / MTV ALL TXK Q34 BNA VXV GZG TRAKS KEXX / KMTV
GSO / INT TURBO-JET TXK Q34 BNA VXV GZG BROOK4 KGSO / KINT
GSO / INT PROP /
TURBO PROP
TXK Q34 FOUNT PSK KGSO / KINT
GSP ALL SQS J52 ATL KGSP
JQF / RUQ TURBO-JET SQS J52 ATL CHPTR3 KJQF / KRUQ
JQF / RUQ PROP /
TURBO PROP
SQS J52 ATL UNARM6 KJQF / KRUQ
SVH / HKY ALL TXK Q34 BNA VXV BZM KSVH / KHKY

AIRCRAFT REQUESTING AT OR BELOW FLIGHT LEVEL 230

RNAV AIRCRAFT (FL190-F230)
DESTINATION AIRCRAFT ROUTE
ASN ALL FORCK…….. DIRECT
AVL ALL LOOSE BNA VXV SOT KAVL
CLT TURBO-JETS FORCK ATL BESTT JONZE2 KCLT
CLT PROP / TURBO- PROP FORCK ATL UNARM6 KCLT
EXX / MTV ALL LOOSE BNA VXV GZG TRAKS KEXX / KMTV
GSO / INT TURBO-JET LOOSE BNA VXV MAACK TRAKS TRAKS2 KGSO/ KINT
GSO / INT PROP /
TURBO PROP
LOOSE BNA FOUNT PSK KGSO / KINT
GSP TURBO-JET FORCK ATL BESTT WORXS2 KGSP
GSP PROP /
TURBO PROP
FORCK ATL KGSP
JQF / RUQ TURBO-JET FORCK ATL CHPTR3 KJQF /KRUQ
JQF / RUQ PROP /
TURBO PROP
FORCK ATL UNARM6 KJQF / KRUQ
SVH / HKY ALL LOOSE BNA VXV BZM KSVH / KHKY
CONVENTIONAL AIRCRAFT
DESTINATION AIRCRAFT ROUTE
ASN ALL SQS…….. DIRECT
AVL ALL TXK BNA VXV SOT KAVL
CLT TURBO-JET SQS ATL CHPTR3 KCLT
CLT PROP /
TURBO PROP
SQS ATL UNARM6 KCLT
EXX / MTV ALL TXK BNA VXV GZG TRAKS KEXX / KMTV
GSO / INT TURBO-JET TXK BNA VXV GZG BROOK4 KGSO / KINT
GSO / INT PROP /
TURBO PROP
TXK BNA FOUNT PSK KGSO / KINT
GSP ALL SQS ATL KGSP
JQF / RUQ TURBO-JET SQS ATL CHPTR3 KJQF / KRUQ
JQF / RUQ PROP /
TURBO PROP
SQS ATL UNARM6 KJQF / KRUQ
SVH / HKY ALL TXK BNA VXV BZM KSVH / KHKY

ALL OTHER DESTINATIONS SHOULD FILE THE APPROPRIATE DEPARTURE PROCEDURE OVER ONE OF THE PUBLISHED DEPARTURE FIXES. DIRECT DESTINATION FLIGHT PLANS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

VFR ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES

Due to the anticipated increase in the volume of traffic, enroute aircraft desiring to transverse the DFW Class B airspace may encounter delays and alternate routes outside the Class B airspace. (See Dallas/Fort Worth VFR Terminal Area Chart). Note: This is a very congested airspace, issuance of a transponder code is not a clearance to enter Class B airspace, wait for identification and specific clearance from the controller prior to entering Class B airspace.

VFR aircraft are encouraged to cancel/activate flight plans with LFS FTW HUB when approaching or departing the City of Fort Worth.

LFS FTW HUB FREQUENCIES

122.6 MHz Transmit/Receive (WEST)

255.4 MHz Transmit/Receive (EAST/WEST)

122.3 MHz Transmit/Receive (EAST)

LFS FTW HUB serves the Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolitan area and can be reached at the following telephone number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF (1-800-992-7433).

HELICOPTER OPERATIONS

SPECIAL HELICOPTER PROCEDURES WILL BE IN EFFECT DURING THIS EVENT. Prior permission is required for all helicopters planning to operate in the Class D airspace around Alliance (AFW) airport. For prior permission, call this number (817) 929-9339 or (817) 215-8592

Note: All helicopter pilots and operators should contact the LFS FTW HUB to ensure compliance with all NOTAMS and security procedures in place during this event.

ATIS

Alliance (AFW) 126.925

AFW TOWER HELICOPTOR FREQUENCY

120.825

ZFW (Published 3/4/22)

D O T Triskelion

U.S. Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration

800 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20591

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