Super Bowl XLIX

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Updated Nov. 19, 2014

Super Bowl XLIX will take place on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Game time will be at 4:30 p.m. (MST).

Note that there will NOT be an FAA slot-based Special Traffic Management Program (E-STMP) implemented for Super Bowl XLIX, however, reservations will be required for arrivals and departures from Thursday, Jan. 29 until Monday, Feb. 2 (Scottsdale/SDL will require reservations on Sunday, Feb. 1 and Monday, Feb, 2). Reservations can be obtained through your FBO for all eight Phoenix area airports. – this should be in a blue box as it is now on that page

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee has an aviation web page of useful and detailed information regarding Super Bowl XLIX. View the host committee web page.

Please note, time specific departure reservations are required beginning at 5 p.m. local time on Sunday, Feb. 1 lasting through the day Monday, Feb. 2. These time specific reservations will help manage the expected heavy departure volume after the game. Reservations are required at the following eight Phoenix area airports. Reservations may be obtained by contacting your FBO of choice at the given airport.

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl – PHX
  • Scottsdale Airport – SDL
  • Glendale Municipal Airport – GEU
  • Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport – IWA
  • Phoenix Deer Valley Airport – DVT
  • Phoenix Goodyear Airport – GYR
  • Falcon Field Airport (Mesa) – FFZ
  • Chandler Municipal Airport – CHD

FAA ATC Air Traffic Management Initiatives

Air Traffic Management Initiatives can be expected throughout the week and may include the following

  • Ground Delay Programs (GDP)
  • Airspace Flow Programs (AFP)
  • Collaborative Trajectory Options Program (CTOP)
  • Time Based Metering
  • Miles in Trail
  • Airborne Holding
  • Ground Stops

Departure Route Requirements – Sunday, Feb. 1, 1700 local (0000z) through Monday, Feb. 2, 2300 local (0600z)

Due to the expected heavy volume of departures, users must file specific routes from Sunday, Feb. 1 at 1700 local/MST through Monday, Feb. 2, at 2300 local/MST (02/0000z – 03/0400z). These routes will be specific to airport of origin and direction of flight and/or destination. These routes can be found in the FAA Special Traffic Management Procedures NOTAM (see link below)

Arrival Route Requirements – Saturday, Jan, 31, 0600 local (1300z) through Monday, Feb. 2, 2300 local (0600z)

The arrival route requirements are specific to arrivals into GYR and GEU from the west and east and arrivals into SDL and DVT from the west. These routes can be found in the FAA Special Traffic Management Procedures NOTAM. View the FAA NOTAM.