VIP 91.141 TFR NOTAM Impact Statements

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NBAA Air Traffic Management Specialists at the FAA Air Traffic Control System Command Center provide these impact statements for VIP TFRs, detailing the effects that these specific TFRs have on business and general aviation, including what airports and airspace might be affected. NBAA TFR impact statements reference public airports with at least one runway of at least 3000' in length.

NOTE: While this page is updated by NBAA staff as quickly as possible after Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) are issued or changed, operators are advised to verify that the TFR NOTAM numbers referenced below match the current TFR NOTAM numbers on the FAA’s Graphic TFR web page. This will ensure that operators are looking at the most current TFR data.

Presidential TFR NOTAMs


Tampa, FL area December 6, 2016 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 6/6096 (ZJX) & 6/6097 (ZMA) has been issued for the TAMPA, FL area on DECEMBER 6, 2016.

In summary, GA operations are prohibited at the following airports during the specified times:

  • TPA – from 1300 local (1800z) until 1800 local (2300z) on December 6, 2016.
  • TPF – from 1300 local (1800z) until 1800 local (2300z) on December 6, 2016.
  • PIE – from 1300 local (1800z) until 1400 local (1900z), and again from 1700 local (2200z) until 1800 local (2300z) on December 6, 2016.
  • VDF – from 1300 local (1800z) until 1400 local (1900z), and again from 1700 local (2200z) until 1800 local (2300z) on December 6, 2016
  • MCF – from 1300 local (1800z) until 1400 local (1900z), and again from 1700 local (2200z) until 1800 local (2300z) on December 6, 2016
  • SPG – from 1330 local (1830z) until 1730 local (2230z) on December 6, 2016.

Details:

A 10 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the PIE068009.4 prohibits GA operations at Tampa International Airport (TPA), Peter O Knight Airport (TPF), St Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE), Tampa Executive Airport (VDF) and McDill AFB (MCF) from 1300 local (1800z) until 1400 local (1900z), and again from 1700 local (2200z) until 1800 local (2300z) on December 6, 2016. 

A 10 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the PIE113010.7 prohibits GA operations at Tampa International Airport (TPA), Peter O Knight Airport (TPF), Whitted Field (SPG), and McDill AFB (MCF)  from 1330 local (1830z) until 1730 local (2230z) on December 6, 2016. ** Due to its close proximity to the TFR, some approaches and/or departures for St Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) may not be available while this TFR is in effect.***

A 32 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the PIE095009.5 has additional restrictions between the 10 and 32 nautical mile areas from 1300 local (1800z) until 1800 local (2300z) on December 6, 2016.

Vice Presidential TFR NOTAMs

These NOTAMs refer to one or more 3 nautical mile TFRs. General aviation operations will be permitted inside these TFRs as long as the aircraft are on IFR flight plans and in communication with ATC. Additionally, operators at the airport(s) listed above should expect a short stoppage of arrivals (holding) and departures (no ground movement) during the actual arrival or departure of the VIP.

Visit the FAA's TFR web page to view the NOTAM text


Wilmington, DE area- December 6, 2016 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 6/6535 has been issued for the WILMINGTON, DE area on DECEMBER 6, 2016.

The only airport directly impacted by this TFR is ILG.


Wilmington, DE area - December 7, 2016 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 6/6536 has been issued for the WILMINGTON, DE area on DECEMBER 7, 2016.

The airport(s) directly impacted by this TFR are ILG.

Other VIP TFR NOTAMs

Other VIP NOTAMs are those which fall under FAR Part 91.141, but are not related directly to the President or Vice-President. Examples of these would be the 2016 Papal visit to the US or the protection afforded to the President-elect and Vice-President-elect following the election. Normally, the restrictions associated with uncategorized TFRs very closely mimic those found within Vice-Presidential TFRs, but operators should always be sure to check the associated NOTAMs before operating into or near them.


REVISED: Indianapolis, IN area - November 9, 2016 thru January 20, 2017 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 6/5259 has been issued for the INDIANAPOLIS, IN area on NOVEMBER 9, 2016 thru January 20, 2017.  This NOTAM replaces 6/3887 due to a change of the end date and time. This TFR has been extended through January 20, 2017. 

This TFR is for the Vice President Elect and is a 1 nautical mile ring, extending up to 1,500ft AGL. General aviation traffic will be allowed inside the TFR area as long as it is squawking a specific code (NOT 1200) and is talking to ATC.

There are no airports directly impacted by this TFR.


REVISED: New York, NY area - November 15, 2016 - January 20, 2017 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 6/7883 has been issued for the NEW YORK, NY area on NOVEMBER 15, 2016 until JANUARY 20, 2017.  This NOTAM replaces 6/7401 due to a realignment of geographical restriction.  They have reduced the TFR from a 2 nm ring to a 1 nm ring.

This TFR is for the President Elect. *** ONLY traffic arriving or departing from the heliports & seaport listed in the NOTAM (JRA, JRB, NK39, 6N5, 6N7) will be allowed into the TFR. No transition traffic will be allowed. ***

Flight operations into/out of the heliports and seaport listed in the NOTAM will not be prohibited as long as they abide by the specific requirements listed in the NOTAM.


New York, NY area - December 6, 2016 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 6/6043 has been issued for the NEW YORK, NY area on DECEMBER 6, 2016.

This TFR is for the President Elect and is a combination of a 3 nautical mile ring and a 1 nautical mile ring, btoh extending up to 2,999ft AGL. General aviation traffic will be allowed inside the TFR areas as long as it is squawking a specific code (NOT 1200) and is talking to ATC.

The only airport directly impacted by this TFR is LGA.


REVISED: Fayetteville, NC area - December 6, 2016 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 6/6529 has been issued for the FAYETTEVILLE, NC area on DECEMBER 6, 2016. This NOTAM replaces 6/6080 due to clarify language in exception 2 in the NOTAM  text.

This TFR is for the President Elect and is a 3 nautical mile ring, extending up to 2,999ft AGL. General aviation traffic will be allowed inside the TFR area as long as it is squawking a specific code (NOT 1200) and is talking to ATC.

The only airport directly impacted by this TFR is FAY.