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AIM 

6/17/21 

not authorize local IFR flights into the temporary 
flight restrictions area. 

i. 

To preclude misunderstanding, the implement-

ing NOTAM will contain specific and formatted 
information. The facility establishing a temporary 
flight restrictions area will format a NOTAM 
beginning with the phrase “FLIGHT RESTRIC-
TIONS” followed by: the location of the temporary 
flight restrictions area; the effective period; the area 
defined in statute miles; the altitudes affected; the 
FAA coordination facility and commercial telephone 
number; the reason for the temporary flight 
restrictions; the agency directing any relief activities 
and its commercial telephone number; and other 
information considered appropriate by the issuing 
authority. 

EXAMPLE

 

1. 

14 CFR Section 91.137(a)(1): 

The following NOTAM prohibits all aircraft operations 
except those specified in the NOTAM. 
Flight restrictions Matthews, Virginia, effective immedi-
ately until 9610211200. Pursuant to 14 CFR 
Section 91.137(a)(1) temporary flight restrictions are in 
effect. Rescue operations in progress. Only relief aircraft 
operations under the direction of the Department of 
Defense are authorized in the airspace at and below 
5,000 feet MSL within a 2

nautical

mile radius of Laser 

AFB, Matthews, Virginia. Commander, Laser AFB, in 
charge (897) 946

5543 (122.4). Steenson FSS 

(792) 555

6141 (123.1) is the FAA coordination facility. 

2. 

14 CFR Section 91.137(a)(2): 

The following NOTAM permits flight operations in 
accordance with 14 CFR Section 91.137(a)(2). The on-site 
emergency response official to authorize media aircraft 
operations below the altitudes used by the relief aircraft. 
Flight restrictions 25 miles east of Bransome, Idaho, 
effective immediately until 9601202359 UTC. Pursuant to 
14 CFR Section 91.137(a)(2) temporary flight restrictions 
are in effect within a 4

nautical

mile radius of the 

intersection of county roads 564 and 315 at and below 
3,500 feet MSL to provide a safe environment for fire 
fighting aircraft operations. Davis County sheriff ’s 
department (792) 555

8122 (122.9) is in charge of 

on-scene emergency response activities. Glivings FSS 
(792) 555

1618 (122.2) is the FAA coordination facility. 

3. 

14 CFR Section 91.137(a)(3): 

The following NOTAM prohibits sightseeing aircraft 
operations. 
Flight restrictions Brown, Tennessee, due to olympic 
activity. Effective 9606181100 UTC until 9607190200 

UTC

.

 Pursuant to 14 CFR Section 91.137(a)(3) temporary 

flight restrictions are in effect within a 3

nautical

mile 

radius of N355783/W835242 and Volunteer VORTAC 019 
degree radial 3.7 DME fix at and below 2,500 feet MSL. 
Norton FSS (423) 555

6742  (126.6) is the FAA 

coordination facility. 

4. 

14 CFR Section 91.138: 

The following NOTAM prohibits all aircraft except those 
operating under the authorization of the official in charge 
of associated emergency or disaster relief response 
activities, aircraft carrying law enforcement officials, 
aircraft carrying personnel involved in an emergency or 
legitimate scientific purposes, carrying properly accred-
ited news media, and aircraft operating in accordance with 
an ATC clearance or instruction. 
Flight restrictions Kapalua, Hawaii, effective 9605101200 
UTC until 9605151500 UTC. Pursuant to 14 CFR 
Section 91.138 temporary flight restrictions are in effect 
within a 3

nautical

mile radius of N205778/W1564038 

and Maui/OGG/VORTAC 275 degree radial at 14.1 
nautical miles. John Doe 808

757

4469 or 122.4 is in 

charge of the operation. Honolulu/HNL 808

757

4470 

(123.6) FSS is the FAA coordination facility. 

5. 

14 CFR Section 91.141: 

The following NOTAM prohibits all aircraft. 
Flight restrictions Stillwater, Oklahoma, June 21, 1996. 
Pursuant to 14 CFR Section 91.141 aircraft flight 
operations are prohibited within a 3

nautical

mile radius, 

below 2000 feet AGL of N360962/W970515 and the 
Stillwater/SWO/VOR/DME 176 degree radial 3.8

nauti-

cal

mile fix from 1400 local time to 1700 local time 

June 21, 1996, unless otherwise authorized by ATC. 

6. 

14 CFR Section 91.143: 

The following NOTAM prohibits any aircraft of U.S. 
registry, or pilot any aircraft under the authority of an 
airman certificate issued by the FAA. 
Kennedy space center space operations area effective 
immediately until 9610152100 UTC. Pursuant to 14 CFR 
Section 91.143, flight operations conducted by FAA 
certificated pilots or conducted in aircraft of U.S. registry 
are prohibited at any altitude from surface to unlimited, 
within the following area 30

nautical

mile radius of the 

Melbourne/MLB/VORTAC 010 degree radial 21

nauti-

cal

mile fix. St. Petersburg, Florida/PIE/FSS 

813

545

1645 (122.2) is the FAA coordination facility and 

should be contacted for the current status of any airspace 
associated with the space shuttle operations. This airspace 
encompasses R2933, R2932, R2931, R2934, R2935, 
W497A and W158A. Additional warning and restricted 
areas will be active in conjunction with the operations. 
Pilots must consult all NOTAMs regarding this operation. 

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