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NOTAM Number : FDC 3/2768
Issue Date : June 26, 2013 at 1429 UTC
Type : Security

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FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 1 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 100,309 POUNDS (45,500 KGS) OR LESS THAT OPERATE TO OR FROM OR WITHIN OR TRANSIT TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE UNITED STATES (U.S.). EFFECTIVE 1307010001 UTC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS NOTICE, AND ANOTHER SEPARATE SPECIAL NOTICE FOR AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF MORE THAN 100,309 POUNDS(45,500 KGS), REPLACES PREVIOUSLY ISSUED FDC SPECIAL NOTICE NOTAMS 0/6432 AND 2/5598. IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS PRESCRIBED IN 14 CFR PART 99, SECURITY CONTROL OF AIR TRAFFIC, THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL SECURITY REQUIREMENTS ARE IN EFFECT PURSUANT TO 14 CFR SECTION 99.7 SPECIAL SECURITY INSTRUCTIONS. PART I. AUTHORIZED OPERATIONS AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 100,309 POUNDS (45,500 KGS) OR LESS, ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE TO OR FROM OR WITHIN OR TRANSIT TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. UNLESS THEY MEET THE CONDITIONS OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS. IN ADDITION, AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 100,309 POUNDS (45,500 KGS) OR LESS, ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ENTER UNITED STATES (U.S.) TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE ENROUTE TO PLANNED ALTERNATES END PART 1 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 2 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... UNLESS THE OPERATOR MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THIS NOTICE PRIOR TO LISTING U.S. AIRPORTS AS ALTERNATE LANDING AIRPORTS IN THE AIRCRAFT FLIGHT PLAN. A. ALL FOREIGN AIRCRAFT THAT HAVE A VALID DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE ISSUED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ARE AUTHORIZED. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE MAY REQUIRE AN FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION FOR CERTAIN FLIGHTS PRIOR TO ISSUING A DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE. NOTE: FOREIGN DIPLOMATIC AIRCRAFT ARE NOT AUTHORIZED FOR ARRIVAL OR DEPARTURE AT WASHINGTON NATIONAL-RONALD REAGAN AIRPORT (DCA). B. AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN UNITED STATES, MEXICO, CANADA, BAHAMAS, BERMUDA, CAYMAN ISLANDS, AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE REGULATIONS. AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THESE COUNTRIES ARE ALSO AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE VFR IN AIRPORT TRAFFIC PATTERN AREAS OF UNITED STATES AIRPORTS NEAR THE UNITED STATES BORDER. HOWEVER, IF THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTS THE AIRPORT VFR PATTERN AT ANY TIME AND TRANSITS CANADIAN, MEXICAN, OR INTERNATIONAL AIRSPACE ENROUTE TO ANOTHER AIRPORT, THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPHS F. THROUGH J. APPLY. C. U.S. MILITARY, AIR AMBULANCE, FIRE FIGHTING, LAW ENFORCEMENT, END PART 2 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 3 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... RESCUE RECOVERY, AND EMERGENCY EVACUATION AIRCRAFT ENGAGED IN OPERATIONS WITHIN 50 NM OF THE BORDER ARE AUTHORIZED ONLY WITH AN ATC-ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE. THIS REQUIREMENT IS APPLICABLE IF CONDUCTING OPERATIONS THAT EXIT AND REENTER OR CROSS IN AND OUT OF TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE UNITED STATES. D. CANADIAN AND MEXICAN AIR AMBULANCE, FIRE FIGHTING, LAW ENFORCEMENT, RESCUE RECOVERY, AND EMERGENCY EVACUATION AIRCRAFT ENGAGED IN OPERATIONS WITHIN 50 NM OF THE BORDER, WITH OR WITHOUT AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN, ARE AUTHORIZED WITH AN ATC-ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE. E. FOREIGN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE WITHIN U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE WHEN CONDUCTING POST MAINTENANCE, MANUFACTURER PRODUCTION, AND ACCEPTANCE FLIGHT TEST OPERATIONS IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 6: 1. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN; 2. ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND CONTINUOUSLY SQUAWK AN ATC ISSUED TRANSPONDER CODE; 3. MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC; 4. OPERATIONAL CONTROL IS BY A U.S. COMPANY; 5. A U.S. LICENSED PILOT IS PILOT IN COMMAND; 6. MAINTENANCE FLIGHT IS INCLUDED IN THE REMARKS SECTION OF THE FLIGHT PLAN. END PART 3 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 4 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... F. AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE TO OR FROM THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S., IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 4: 1. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN (DVFR INCLUDED); 2. ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND CONTINUOUSLY SQUAWK AN ATC ISSUED TRANSPONDER CODE; 3. MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC; 4. COMPLY WITH ALL U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDING ADVANCE PASSENGER INFORMATION SYSTEM (APIS) REQUIREMENTS IN 19 CFR PART 122. G. AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES ARE AUTHORIZED TO TRANSIT THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S., IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 3: 1. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN (DVFR INCLUDED); 2. ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND CONTINUOUSLY SQUAWK AN ATC ISSUED TRANSPONDER CODE; 3. MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC. H. AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN MEXICO, CANADA, BAHAMAS, BERMUDA, CAYMAN ISLANDS, AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS ARE AUTHORIZED TO TRANSIT THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S., IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 3: END PART 4 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 5 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... 1. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE DIRECT FLIGHT PLAN (DVFR INCLUDED) THAT ENTERS U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE DIRECTLY FROM ANY OF THE COUNTRIES LISTED IN THIS PARAGRAPH. FLIGHTS THAT INCLUDE ANY STOP IN A NON-LISTED COUNTRY MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR OTHER FOREIGN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH L OF THIS NOTICE; 2. ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND CONTINUOUSLY SQUAWK AN ATC ISSUED TRANSPONDER CODE; 3. MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC. I. AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES, MEXICO, OR CANADA AND OPERATING WITHOUT AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND/OR WITHOUT THE ABILITY TO MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE TO OR FROM THE U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE IN ALASKA, IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 4: 1. ENTER AND EXIT ALASKAN AIRSPACE BETWEEN CANADA AND ALASKA NORTH OF THE FIFTY-FOURTH PARALLEL; 2. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN; 3. SQUAWK 1200 IF VFR AND EQUIPPED WITH A TRANSPONDER; 4. COMPLY WITH ALL U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDING APIS REQUIREMENTS IN 19 CFR PART 122. J. AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES, MEXICO, OR CANADA AND OPERATING WITHOUT AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND/OR END PART 5 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 6 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... WITHOUT THE ABILITY TO MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC ARE AUTHORIZED TO TRANSIT THE U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE IN ALASKA, IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 3: 1. ENTER AND EXIT ALASKAN AIRSPACE BETWEEN CANADA AND ALASKA NORTH OF THE FIFTY-FOURTH PARALLEL; 2. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN; 3. SQUAWK 1200 IF VFR AND EQUIPPED WITH A TRANSPONDER; K. FOREIGN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT OPERATING TO OR FROM THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. NOT SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED IN PARAGRAPHS A-J OF THIS PART, ARE AUTHORIZED IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 5: 1. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN (DVFR INCLUDED); 2. ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND CONTINUOUSLY SQUAWK AN ATC ISSUED TRANSPONDER CODE; 3. MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC; 4. COMPLY WITH ALL U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDING APIS REQUIREMENTS IN 19 CFR PART 122; 5. ARE ALSO IN RECEIPT OF AN FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION IF THE AIRCRAFT IS REGISTERED IN A STATE DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED SPECIAL INTEREST COUNTRY OR IS OPERATING WITH THE ICAO THREE LETTER DESIGNATOR OF A COMPANY IN A COUNTRY LISTED AS A STATE DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED SPECIAL INTEREST COUNTRY, UNLESS THE OPERATOR HAS FAA PART END PART 6 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 7 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... 129 OPERATIONS SPECIFICATIONS. FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION IN U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE MAY BE GRANTED ONLY FOR INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES (IFR) OPERATIONS. VFR FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE PROHIBITED IN U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE FOR ANY AIRCRAFT REQUIRING AN FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION. L. FOREIGN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT TRANSITING OR OPERATING WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. NOT SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED IN PARAGRAPHS A-K OF THIS PART, ARE AUTHORIZED IF IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS 1 THROUGH 5: 1. FILE AND ARE ON AN ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN (DVFR INCLUDED); 2. ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN OPERATIONAL MODE C OR S TRANSPONDER AND CONTINUOUSLY SQUAWK AN ATC ISSUED TRANSPONDER CODE; 3. MAINTAIN TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC; 4. ARE OPERATING UNDER AN APPROVED TSA AVIATION SECURITY PROGRAM OR ARE OPERATING WITH AN FAA/TSA AIRSPACE WAIVER; 5. ARE ALSO IN RECEIPT OF AN FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION IF THE AIRCRAFT IS REGISTERED IN A STATE DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED SPECIAL INTEREST COUNTRY OR IS OPERATING WITH THE ICAO THREE LETTER DESIGNATOR OF A COMPANY IN A COUNTRY LISTED AS A STATE DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED SPECIAL INTEREST COUNTRY, UNLESS THE OPERATOR HAS FAA PART 129 OPERATIONS SPECIFICATIONS. FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION IN U.S. END PART 7 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 8 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE MAY BE GRANTED ONLY FOR INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES (IFR) OPERATIONS. VFR FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE PROHIBITED IN U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE FOR ANY AIRCRAFT REQUIRING AN FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION. PART II. FAA/TSA AIRSPACE WAIVERS, TSA AVIATION SECURITY PROGRAMS, FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATIONS, APIS, AND STATE DEPARTMENT DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCES A. FAA/TSA AIRSPACE WAIVERS 1. OPERATORS MAY SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR FAA/TSA AIRSPACE WAIVERS AT HTTPS://WAIVERS.FAA.GOV. (CASE SENSITIVE-USE LOWER CASE ONLY) BY SELECTING INTERNATIONAL AS THE WAIVER TYPE. 2. INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT: HTTP://WWW.TSA.GOV/STAKEHOLDERS/AIRSPACE-WAIVERS-0 (CASE SENSITIVE-USE LOWER CASE ONLY) OR CAN BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING TSA AT 571-227-2071. 3. FOR EMERGENCY OR SHORT NOTICE REQUESTS, CONTACT TSA AT 571-227-2071 OR AFTER HOURS AT 703-563-3218. 4. ALL EXISTING FAA/TSA WAIVERS UNDER FDC NOTAM 0/6432 REMAIN VALID FOR THE SPECIFIED END DATE IN WAIVER. B. TSA AVIATION SECURITY PROGRAMS 1. INFORMATION REGARDING TSA AVIATION SECURITY PROGRAMS FOR GENERAL AVIATION OPERATIONS IS AVAILABLE AT: HTTP://WWW.TSA.GOV/STAKEHOLDERS/SECURITY-PROGRAMS-AND-INITIATIVES. END PART 8 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 9 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... (CASE SENSITIVE-USE LOWER CASE ONLY). 2. CONTACTS FOR INFORMATION REGARDING TSA AVIATION SECURITY PROGRAMS WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DURING THE COMMERCIAL CERTIFICATION PROCESS. U.S. COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT OPERATORS CONTACT THEIR TSA PRINCIPAL SECURITY SPECIALIST (PSS). FOREIGN AIR CARRIERS CONTACT THEIR INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVE (IIR). C. FAA ROUTING AUTHORIZATION INFORMATION APPLICABLE TO STATE DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED SPECIAL INTEREST FLIGHT OPERATIONS IN U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE IS AVAILABLE BY COUNTRY AT: HTTP://WWW.FAA.GOV/AIR_TRAFFIC/PUBLICATIONS/IFIM/US_RESTRICTIONS/ (CASE SENSITIVE-USE LOWER CASE ONLY) OR BY CONTACTING THE FAA SYSTEM OPERATIONS SUPPORT CENTER (SOSC) AT 202-267-8115. D. U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION ADVANCE PASSENGER INFORMATION SYSTEM (APIS) REQUIREMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WWW.CBP.GOV E. STATE DEPARTMENT DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE INFORMATION APPLICABLE TO ALL FOREIGN DIPLOMATIC FLIGHTS OPERATING IN U.S. TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE IS AVAILABLE AT: HTTP://WWW.USEG.ORG/USEG.HTML (CASE SENSITIVE-USE LOWER CASE ONLY) OR CONTACT THE STATE DEPARTMENT AT 202-736-7158 OR AFTER HOURS AT 202-647-9000. PART III. SPECIAL NOTICE END PART 9 OF 10 FDC 3/2768 FDC PART 10 OF 10 ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... A. PILOTS ARE REMINDED THAT THERE ARE INCREASED SECURITY MEASURES IN PLACE AT MANY AREAS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH 14 CFR SECTION 91.103, PRIOR TO DEPARTURE, PILOTS MUST OBTAIN PERTINENT FLIGHT INFORMATION, INCLUDING ANY TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS ALONG THEIR ROUTE OF FLIGHT OR AT THEIR POINT OF DEPARTURE/ARRIVAL. B. NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE SECURITY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS SPECIAL NOTICE MAY RESULT IN THE FLIGHT BEING DENIED ENTRY INTO THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. OR GROUND STOPPED AT A U.S. AIRPORT DESIGNATED BY THE FAA AND/OR TSA. C. ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY OR WILLFULLY VIOLATES THE RULES CONCERNING OPERATIONS IN THIS SPECIAL NOTICE MAY BE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CRIMINAL PENALTIES UNDER 49 USC 46307. PILOTS WHO DO NOT ADHERE TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES MAY BE INTERCEPTED, DETAINED AND INTERVIEWED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT/USSS/SECURITY PERSONNEL. D. SEPARATE SPECIAL NOTICE NOTAM ISSUED FOR DEFINITIONS. END PART 10 OF 10

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