FAA Airspace Restrictions

US IFIM Prohibitions, Restrictions, and Notices

Current as of February 26, 2018

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: 12/24/2017
Revision Due Date: 12/24/2018
Comments: Operate on Established Routes and at or Above FL330
KICZ A0031/17 Advisory for Afghanistan


Egypt

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM Security
Effective Date: 3/30/2017
Revision Due Date: 03/30/2018
Comments: Avoid flying into, out of, over, or within the Sinai Peninsula below FL260
KICZ A0008/17 - Advisory for Egypt Sinai Peninsula


Iran

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0020/17
Effective Date: 09/09/2017
Revision Due Date: 09/09/2018
Comments: Advisory for Tehran FIR
KICZ A0020/17 Advisory for Tehran (OIIX) Flight Information Region (FIR)


Iraq

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0025/17
Effective Date: 12/09/2017
Revision Due Date: Permanent
Comments: Flight Prohibition for U.S. Civil Flights in the Baghdad (ORBB) Flight Information Region (FIR)
Flight Prohibition for U.S. Civil Flights in the Baghdad (ORBB) Flight Information Region (FIR)


Kenya

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0003/18 – Security Advisory for Kenya
Effective Date: 02/26/2018
Revision Due Date: 02/26/2019
Comments: Exercise extreme caution due to the possibility of extremist/military activity.
KICZ A0003/18 - Untied 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 A0023/17 – Security Advisory for North Korea Flight Information Region
Effective Date: 11/3/2017
Revision Due Date: Permanent
Comments: Use caution flying in and around the Pyongyang (ZKKP) Flight Information Region (FIR)
KICZ A0016/17 Advisory for North Korea Pyongyang (ZKKP) Flight Information Region (FIR)

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0022/17 – Security Advisory for the Sea of Japan and FUKUOKA (RJJJ) Flight Information Region (FIR)
Effective Date: 09/14/2017
Revision Due Date: 05/27/2018
Comments: Use caution flying over the Sea of Japan and Fukuoka FIR
KICZ A0022/17 Advisory for the Sea of Japan and Fukuoka FIR

Korea, South

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0013/17 – Security Advisory for Korean Peninsula Incheon (RKRR) Flight Information Region
Effective Date: 05/27/2017
Revision Due Date: 05/27/2018
Comments: Use caution flying in and around the Pyongyang (ZKKP) Flight Information Region (FIR)
KICZ A0013/17 - Advisory for Inchon (RKRR) Flight Information Region (FIR)

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0022/17 – Security Advisory for the Sea of Japan and FUKUOKA (RJJJ) Flight Information Region (FIR)
Effective Date: 09/14/2017
Revision Due Date: 05/27/2018
Comments: Use caution flying over the Sea of Japan and Fukuoka FIR
KICZ A0022/17 Advisory for the Sea of Japan and Fukuoka 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 A0005/18 – Security Advisory for Mali
Effective Date: 02/26/2018
Revision Due Date: 02/26/2019
Comments: Avoid flying below FL260 in Mali airspace
KICZ A0005/18 - Security Advisory for Mali


Pakistan

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0033/16 – Security Advisory for Pakistan
Effective Date: 12/30/2017
Revision Due Date: 12/30/2018
Comments: Use caution while operating over the territory and airspace of Pakistan
Advisory for Pakistan


Russian Federation

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0022/17 – Security Advisory for the Sea of Japan and FUKUOKA (RJJJ) Flight Information Region (FIR)
Effective Date: 09/14/2017
Revision Due Date: 05/27/2018
Comments: Use caution flying over the Sea of Japan and Fukuoka FIR
KICZ A0022/17 Advisory for the Sea of Japan and Fukuoka FIR

Somalia

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0027/17 – Prohibition for Somalia
Effective Date: 12/13/2017
Revision Due Date: Until Further Notice
Comments: All flight operations in Somalia airspace are prohibited
A0027/17 Prohibition of Certain Flights in Somalia Airspace


Sudan, South (Republic of)

Type of Notice: KICZ NOTAM A0018/17 – Security advisory for Sudan
Effective Date: 08/08/2016
Revision Due Date: 08/08/2018
Comments: Exercise caution flying into / out of the airspace of Sudan
KICZ A0018/17 - Security Advisory for 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 Sanaa FIR (OYSC)
FDC NOTAM 5/5575 – Security – United States of America Flight Prohibition for Yemen

Type of Notice: SFAR 115
Effective Date: 12/14/2017
Revision Due Date: 01/07/2020
Comments: Prohibits certain flights in the Sanaa FIR (OYSC)
Prohibits certain flights in specific areas of the Sanaa (OYSC) FIR