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NASCAR CUP SERIES EVENT

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA

April 22-26, 2021

SPECIAL AIR TRAFFIC PROCEDURES

Special air traffic procedures to manage increased traffic, enhance safety, and minimize delays are in effect for the following airports:

AIRPORT

IDENTIFIER

Talladega Municipal

KASN

Anniston Regional

KANB

St. Clair County Airport

KPLR

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT INITIATIVES

When traffic demand exceeds airport capacity, the Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) may apply traffic management initiatives to domestic, IFR arrivals. Pilots should anticipate Expect Departure Clearance Times (EDCT), holding, or other potential delay.

Aircraft issued an EDCT are expected to depart within 5 minutes of the assigned time. Aircraft unable to depart within 5 minutes of their EDCT shall advise ATC and request a new EDCT assignment.

The program may be in effect April 25, 2021 0800–1400 CDT (1300-1900 UTC)

To ensure equitable airspace access and minimize delays, ATC will not accept air-filed flight plans or airborne changes of destination to/from the Talladega area, except in emergencies. Duplicate flight plans (same call sign/multiple times) are subject to removal from the system.

CAUTION: Use extreme caution when entering the area around the Talladega Airport due to limited radar coverage, high minimum vectoring altitude (4,000FT) and mountainous terrain in the KASN area.

IFR ARRIVALS

There is LIMITED radar coverage in the Talladega area. To minimize delays and make the best use of the radar coverage west of Talladega, expect visual approach or ILS/RNAV RWY 04 approach if weather requires. Pilots should expect radar vectors 15NM west of Talladega and to remain at or above 4,000 MSL for radar coverage. Due to the close proximity of PLR, ASN, and ANB, expect holding for non-radar separation and sequencing.

ANB arrivals expect vectors to hold at LINTZ at or above 4,000 MSL.

PLR arrivals expect holding at HANUR at or above 4,000 MSL.

NOTE: IFR arrivals on April 25, 2021, from 1600-2000 CDT (2100-0100 UTC) may expect a 2-3 hour delay due to KASN/KANB departure traffic. Pilots should plan to arrive before 1600 CDT or after 2000 CDT.

PREFERRED IFR ARRIVAL ROUTES / ALTITUDES

Arrivals file AT OR BELOW FL220 and via:

FROM

AIRCRAFT

ROUTE

HKY/SVH/EXX

JET

PROP

BZM SPA CHOPZ CTEEE POUNC GOSSE

BZM SUG HRS GQO GOUBR JOTAV

CLT/JQF/RUQ

JET

PROP

ESTRR4 IPTAY CHOPZ CTEEE POUNC GOSSE

KNI2 NEANO HRS GQO GOUBR JOTAV

GSO

JET

PROP

TRI9 CARWN SPA CHOPZ CTEEE POUNC GOSSE

TRI9 YADKI BZM SUG HRS GQO GOUBR JOTAV

INT

JET

PROP

TRSHA1 BAWDS CHOPZ CTEEE POUNC GOSSE

TRI9 YADKI BZM SUG HRS GQO GOUBR JOTAV

TRI/VJI

ALL

HMV VXV GQO GOUBR JOTAV

AVL

ALL

HRS GQO GOUBR JOTAV

Aircraft departing airports not listed file:

FROM

AIRCRAFT

ROUTE

Between

VXV-ODF

ALL

GOUBR JOTAV DEST

Between

GRD-ODF

AOA 150

AOB 140

CHOPZ CTEEE POUNC GOSSE destination

ODF V415 YESVU GOUBR JOTAV destination

N of KASN

ALL

RQZ VUZ HEENA destination

W of KASN

ALL

VUZ HEENA destination

SW of KASN

ALL

HEENA destination

KASN DEPARTURE PROCEDURES

Due to close proximity and limited radar coverage, KASN, KANB, and KPLR are one airport for departure clearance purposes. Contact Birmingham Approach Ground Control on 132.15 for clearance or 205-769-3890.

IFR aircraft departing after the race on Sunday, April 25, 2021, prior to 2100 CDT, are asked to file flight plans with a 1700 CDT (2200Z) proposed departure time to ensure flight plan delivery to the temporary tower and reduce departure delays. Atlanta ARTC Center will ensure flight plans with a 2200 UTC departure time remain in the system until 0000 UTC (April 26, 2021).

KANB IFR DEPARTURES

Expect the same route procedures as aircraft departing KASN. Due to close proximity, ANB, KASN, and KPLR are one airport for IFR departure clearance purposes. Contact Birmingham Approach Ground Control on 132.15 for clearance or 205-769-3890.

PREFERRED IFR DEPARTURE ROUTES

Effective Sunday, April 25, 2021 (April 26 rain day)

Pilots should anticipate reroutes and alternate altitude assignments to allow orderly departures. This may be especially relevant for aircraft landing in the Charlotte terminal area. Eastbound aircraft may expect initial routing via the TDG 110 radial or the TDG 065 radial, as traffic dictates. Check current NOTAMs for possible changes to effective dates / times.

File via one the following routes:

DESTINATION

AIRCRAFT

ROUTE

JQF / RUQ

(filed AOA 150)

Props

Jets

DDASH ATL UNARM6

FNISH ATL CHPTR3

JQF / RUQ

(filed AOB 140)

Props

Jets

DDASH RMG

FNISH RMG

CLT

Props

Jets (non-RNAV)

Jets (RNAV)

DDASH ATL UNARM6 or DDASH RMG

FNISH ATL CHPTR3

FNISH BESTT JONZE2

HKY/SVH

Jets / T-Props

Props

GAD GQO VXV BZM

MRICA GQO VXV BZM

GSO/INT

(RNAV)

(non-RNAV)

(Props)

GAD GQO VXV MAACK TRAKS TRAKS3

GAD GQO VXV GZG BROOK4

MRICA GQO VXV GZG BROOK4

EXX/MTV/TRI/VJI

Jets / T-Props

Props

GAD GQO VXV BZM

MRICA GQO VXV BZM

N of a line RQZ to BKW

e.g.: (not a complete list) 07C, 3I3, BMG, ENW, HNB, UMP, SDF, JVY, OEB, RID, PTK, LUK, LEX, HTS, PBX

All

WAMPM RQZ

*Dependent upon traffic and weather conditions at KJQF on April 25, 2021, users may receive routing via: FNSIH FISHO PANDY FLO KABEE3 KJQF. Expect to cross IRQ at or below FL230.

VFR /IFR PICKUP PROCEDURES

KASN/KANB/KPLR departures

Due to the high volume of traffic in the Talladega area, follow these procedures except in emergencies:

DO NOT request IFR pickup below 5,000 feet MSL due to radar coverage. If ceilings are below 5,000, you should depart IFR. Use caution for mountainous terrain.

DO NOT call Birmingham Approach until at least 15 miles from KASN. DO NOT call any Atlanta Center frequency until at least 20 miles east of KASN, or above 10,000 feet if westbound.

CAUTION: Remain clear of the Atlanta Class B airspace. IFR pickup within 40 NM of ATL will be extremely limited due Atlanta arrivals.

Squawk 1200 on departure.

If planning an IFR pick-up, ensure that an IFR flight plan is on file with Flight Service.

ATC will not accept air-filed flight plans or airborne changes of destination within 100 miles of KASN, except in emergencies.

AFTER DEPARTURE

Aircraft AT OR BELOW 10,000:

BETWEEN

FACILITY

FREQUENCY

TDG 328 radial --- 110 radial

ATLANTA CENTER

124.5

TDG 111 radial --- 138 radial

ATLANTA APPROACH

125.5

TDG 139 radial --- 164 radial

ATLANTA CENTER

120.45

TDG 165 radial --- 200 radial

MONTGOMERY APCH

121.2

TDG 201 radial --- 327 radial

BIRMINGHAM APCH

123.8

Aircraft ABOVE 10,000:

BETWEEN

FACILITY

FREQUENCY

TDG 261 radial --- 320 radial

ATLANTA CENTER

127.3

TDG 321 radial --- 110 radial

ATLANTA CENTER

134.95

TDG 111 radial --- 190 radial

ATLANTA CENTER

120.45

TDG 191 radial --- 260 radial

ATLANTA CENTER

132.25

TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION

A Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) will be in effect for this event. See FDC NOTAM 0/0367 for details.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Use caution for all types of traffic operating in the area including banner tows, helicopters, and blimps.

CAUTION: Pilots must avoid flying at and below 5,000 FT AGL in the National Security Area (NSA) northeast of Talladega.

Pilots should ensure they receive a thorough briefing on all NOTAMS for the Talladega area.

TALLADEGA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

Parking Information

The Talladega Airport has implemented a parking reservation program. Aircraft arriving April 22 - 25, 2021, should obtain a parking slot prior to landing. For reservations/fees, call the Talladega Municipal Airport at 256-761-4815 weekdays between 0800-1600 CDT.

LEIDOS FLIGHT SERVICE

Pilot briefing and flight planning services are available online through the Leidos Pilot Portal at https://www.1800wxbrief.com/Website/ or by telephone at 1-800-WX-BRIEF (1-800-992-7433). Press 1, or say “Briefer”, then press 2-5-2 or say “Alabama”

Contact Anniston Radio on 122.2 in the Talladega, Alabama area for VFR flight plan activation and closure. Contact Flight Service on the following frequencies for in-flight briefing services:

Direction from Talladega, Alabama

North

122.2 MHz

East

122.2 / 122.3 MHz (Macon Radio)

West

122.2 MHz

South

122.2 / 122.4 MHz

Northwest

122.6 MHz

In-flight pilot reports are encouraged on these frequencies.

A graphic depicting the Talladega Municipal Airport runway 22

A graphic depicting the Talladega Municipal Airport runway 4

D O T Triskelion

U.S. Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration

800 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20591

(866) TELL-FAA | (866) 835-5322