FAA Airspace Restrictions

US IFIM Prohibitions, Restrictions, and Notices

Current as of March 22, 2017

The following information is extracted from the US International Flight Information Manager (IFIM) Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices. The information can be found at http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/us_restrictions/. Changes to this extract will be made when NOTAMs, SFARs, etc. are published or amended.


Advisory
FDC 4/[XXXX] [AXXXX/XX] - ZZZ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SECURITY ADVISORY FOR [COUNTRY and/or FIR]
Example: FDC 4/0000 - ZZZ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SECURITY ADVISORY FOR IRAQ

NOTAMs for SFARs
FDC 4/[XXXX] [A00XX/XX] ZZZ SECURITY 14 CFR PART 91.XXXX SPECIAL FEDERAL AVIATION REGULATION NO. XX—
[TITLE OF FINAL SFAR, E.G., PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN FLIGHTS IN THE [COUNTRY AND/OR FIR]]
Example: FDC 4/0000 ZZZ SECURITY 14 CFR PART 91.1605 SPECIAL FEDERAL AVIATION REGULATION NO. 77 —PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN FLIGHTS IN THE TERRITORY AND AIRSPACE OF IRAQ


Afghanistan

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM Security
Effective Date: 12/24/2016
Revision Due Date: 12/24/2017
Comments: Operate on Established Routes and at or Above FL330
KICZ A0022/16 - Advisory for Afghanistan


Egypt

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM Security
Effective Date: 3/30/2016
Revision Due Date: 03/30/2017
Comments: Avoid Altitudes Below FL260 Within the Following Lateral Limits
KICZ A0009/16 - Advisory for Egypt Sinai Peninsula


Iran

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0019/16
Effective Date: 09/09/2016
Revision Due Date: 09/09/2017
Comments: Advisory for Tehran FIR
KICZ A0019/16 - Advisory for Tehran (OIIX) Flight Information Region (FIR)


Iraq

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0019/15 – Iraq Pointer NOTAM
Effective Date: 11/18/2015
Revision Due Date: 05/11/2017
Comments: Prohibition all flights in Iraqi airspace
KCIZ A0019/15 - Flight Prohibition for U.S. Civil Flights in the Baghdad (ORBB) Flight Information Region (FIR)

Type of Notice: FDC NOTAM Prohibition
Effective Date: 5/11/2015
Revision Due Date: 5/11/2017
Comments: Prohibits all flights in Iraqi airspace
FDC NOTAM 5/9549 Iraq Prohibition NOTAM


Kenya

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0005/16 – Security Advisory for Kenya
Effective Date: 02/26/2016
Revision Due Date: Until Further Notice
Comments: Exercise extreme caution due to the possibility of extremist/military activity.
KICZ A0005/16 - United States Advisory for Kenya


Korea, North

Type of Notice: SFAR 79
Revision Due Date: Until Further Notice
Comments: Prohibits all flights in North Korean airspace
Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the FIR

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0027/15 – Security Advisory for North Korea Flight Information Region
Effective Date: 11/24/2015
Revision Due Date: 10/31/2016
Comments: Use caution flying in and around the Pyongyang (ZKKP) Flight Information Region (FIR)
KCIZ A0027/15 - Advisory for North Korea Pyongyang (ZKKP) Flight Information Region (FIR)


Korea, South

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0028/15 – Security Advisory for Korean Peninsula Incheon (RKRR) Flight Information Region
Effective Date: 11/24/2015
Revision Due Date: 10/31/2016
Comments: Use caution flying in and around the Pyongyang (ZKKP) Flight Information Region (FIR)
KCIZ A0028/15 Advisory for Incheon (RKRR) Flight Information Region (FIR)

Libya

Type of Notice: SFAR 112 – Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Tripoli (HLLL) Flight Information Region (FIR)
Effective Date: 3/21/2017
Revision Due Date: Until Further Notice
Comments: Extension to SFAR 112
Extension to SFAR 112

Type of Notice: ICAO State Letter
Effective Date: 1/15/2015
Comments: Existence of serious risks to the safety of international civil flights operating within the Tripoli (HLLL) FIR
ICAO Letter on the Safety of Civil Aircraft in Tripoli (HLLL) Flight Information Region

Mali

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0006/16 – Advisory for Mali
Effective Date: 02/26/2016
Revision Due Date: 02/26/2017
Comments: Avoid flying below FL260 in Mali airspace
KICZ A0006/16 United States of America Advisory for Mali


Pakistan

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0024/16 – Advisory for Pakistan
Effective Date: 12/30/2016
Revision Due Date: 12/30/2017
Comments: Use caution while operating over the territory and airspace of Pakistan
Advisory for Pakistan


Somalia

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0031/15 – Prohibition for Somalia
Effective Date: 11/25/2015
Revision Due Date: Until Further Notice
Comments: All flight operations in Somalia airspace are prohibited
A0031/15 - Prohibition of certain flights in Somalia airspace


Sudan, South (Republic of)

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0017/16 – Security advisory for Sudan
Effective Date: 08/08/2016
Revision Due Date: 08/08/2017
Comments: Exercise caution flying into / out of the airspace of Sudan
Security advisory for South Sudan


Syria

Type of Notice: SFAR 114
Effective Date: 12/30/2016
Revision Due Date: 3/30/2018
Comments: Prohibits all flights in Syrian airspace
SFAR 114 - Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Damascus (OSTT) Flight Information Region (FIR)

Type of Notice: ICAO State Letter
Effective Date: 3/22/2013
22 March 2013 ICAO Letter Concerning Safety of Civil Aircraft Operating in Damascus FIR

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0001/17 - U.S. Flight Prohibition for Syria
Effective Date: 1/4/2017
Revision Due Date: Until Further Notice
Comments: Prohibits flights in Syrian airspace
KICZ NOTAM - A0001/17 - U.S. Flight Prohibition for Syria Damascus Flight Information Region


Ukraine

Type of Notice: SFAR 113
Effective Date: 10/27/2016
Revision Due Date: 10/27/2018
Comments: Prohibits certain flights in the Simferopol FIR (UKFV) and Dnepropetrovsk FIR (UKDV) SFC to Unlimited
Extension of the Prohibition Against Certain Flights in the Simferopol (UKFV) and Dnipropetrovsk (UKDV) Flight Information Regions (FIRs): Technical Amendment


Yemen

Type of Notice: FDC NOTAM Prohibition
Effective Date: 5/22/2015
Comments: Prohibits all flights in the Sanna FIR (OYSC)
FDC NOTAM 5/5575 – Security – United States of America Flight Prohibition for Yemen