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Super Bowl LIII Flight Requirements for GA PilotsGeneral Aviation pilots who want to fly around Atlanta between Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, 2019, will want to check out the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air traffic procedures for the area. Super Bowl LIII is Sunday, Feb. 3, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Game time will be at 6:30 p.m. EST. The FAA has published a webpage with information for Atlanta-area airspace and airports. The Agency will update the webpage as additional information becomes available.

As a designated National Security Special Event, additional unmanned aircraft restrictions will be in place before, during and after the Super Bowl. Learn more here: Super Bowl LIII is a No Drone Zone.

A reservation program to facilitate ground services at the following participating Atlanta metropolitan airports will be in effect from January 29 through February 5. Pilots should contact the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at their destination to obtain reservations and additional information.

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
  • DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK)
  • Fulton County Airport-Brown Field (FTY)
  • Cobb County International Airport-McCollum Field (RYY)
  • Gwinnett County Airport-Briscoe Field (LZU)
  • Newnan Coweta County Airport (CCO)
  • Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport (PUJ
  • Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field (FFC)
  • Henry County Airport (HMP)
  • Griffin-Spalding County Airport (6A2)
  • Covington Municipal Airport (CVC)
  • Cartersville Airport (VPC)
  • West Georgia Regional Airport-O V Gray Field (CTJ)
  • Cherokee County Regional Airport (CNI)
  • Athens-Ben Epps Airport (AHN)
  • Barrow County Airport (WDR)
  • Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport (GVL)
  • Jackson County Airport (JCA)
  • Thomaston-Upson County Airport (OPN)
  • Lagrange-Callaway Airport (LGC)
  • Harris County Airport (PIM)
  • Columbus Airport (CSG)
  • Auburn University Regional Airport (AUO)
  • Polk County Airport – Cornelius Moore Field (4A4)

Special air traffic procedures to minimize air traffic delays and enhance safety will be in effect for the following airports:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
  • DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK)
  • Fulton County Airport-Brown Field (FTY)
  • Cobb County International Airport-McCollum Field (RYY)
  • Gwinnett County Airport-Briscoe Field (LZU)
  • Newnan Coweta County Airport (CCO)
  • Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport (PUJ)
  • Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field (FFC)
  • Henry County Airport (HMP)
  • Griffin-Spalding County Airport (6A2)
  • Covington Municipal Airport (CVC)

Arrival and Departure Route Requirements: Jan. 29 12 p.m. (1700z) through Feb. 5 12 p.m. (1700z)

The NOTAM includes specific arrival and departure route requirements for jet and turboprop aircraft.

FAA ATC Air Traffic Management Initiatives

Air traffic management initiatives may be implemented may include:

  • Ground Delay Programs (GDP)
  • Airspace Flow Programs (AFP)
  • Time Based Metering
  • Miles in Trail
  • Airborne Holding
  • Ground Stops

Special Event TFR for Super Bowl Sunday – February 3, 2019

The FAA will publish a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) for Super Bowl LIII centered on Mercedes-Benz Stadium. At this time, we expect the TFR will be active from 4 p.m. EST (2100z) until 11:59 p.m. EST (0459z) on Sunday, February 3. The TFR will have a 10-nautical- mile inner core and a 30-nautical-mile outer ring.

The TFR will not affect regularly scheduled commercial flights flying in and out of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Emergency medical, public safety and military aircraft may enter the TFR in coordination with air traffic control.

The FAA will post the full text and graphic depiction of the Super Bowl LIII TFR in January.

 

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