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AIM 

6/17/21 

(i) 

DEST/ 

I

nsert the non

ICAO identifier, or 

fix/radial/distance from NAVAID, or latitude/longi-
tude, if ZZZZ is inserted in Item 16. Optionally, 
append the name of the destination point. 

EXAMPLE

 

1. 

DEST/T23 ALBANY MUNI 

2. 

DEST/PIE335033 LEXI DUNES 

3. 

DEST/4620N07805W 

(j) 

DOF/  The date of flight departure in a six 

figure format (YYMMDD, where YY equals the 
year, MM equals the month, and DD equals the day). 
The FAA will not accept flight plans filed with Date 
of Flight resulting in more than a day in advance. 

(k) 

REG/  The registration markings of the 

aircraft, if different from the aircraft identification in 
Item 7. Note that the FAA uses this information in 
monitoring of RVSM and ADS-B performance. 

(l) 

EET/  Significant points or FIR boundary 

designators and accumulated estimated elapsed times 
to such points or FIR boundaries. 

EXAMPLE

 

EET/KZLA0745 KZAB0830 

(m) 

SEL/  SELCAL code. 

(n) 

TYP/  Insert the type of aircraft if ZZZZ 

was entered in Item 9. If necessary, insert the number 
and type(s) of aircraft in a formation. 

EXAMPLE

 

1. 

TYP/Homebuilt 

2. 

TYP/2 P51 B17 B24 

(o) 

CODE/  Aircraft address (expressed in 

the form of an alphanumerical code of six 
hexadecimal characters) when required by the 
appropriate ATS authority. Include CODE/ when 
ADS-B capability is filed in Item 10. 

EXAMPLE

 

“F00001” is the lowest aircraft address contained in the 
specific block administered by ICAO. 

(p) 

DLE/  En route delay or holding, insert 

the significant point(s) on the route where a delay is 
planned to occur, followed by the length of delay 
using four figure time in hours and minutes (hhmm). 

EXAMPLE

 

DLE/MDG0030 

(q) 

OPR/  Name of the operator, if not 

obvious from the aircraft identification in Item 7. 

(r) 

ORGN/  The originator’s 8-letter AFTN 

address or other appropriate contact details, in cases 
where the originator of the flight plan may not be 
readily identified, as required by the appropriate ATS 
authority. The FAA does not require ORGN/ 
information. 

NOTE

 

In some areas, flight plan reception centers may insert the 
ORGN/ identifier and originator ’s AFTN address 
automatically. 

(s) 

PER/  Aircraft performance data, indicat-

ed by a single letter as specified in the Procedures for 
Air Navigation Services - Aircraft Operations 
(PANS-OPS, Doc 8168), Volume I - Flight 
Procedures, if so prescribed by the appropriate ATS 
authority. Note that the FAA does not require PER/ 
information. 

(t) 

ALTN/  Name of destination alternate 

aerodrome(s), if ZZZZ is inserted in Item 16. 

EXAMPLE

 

1. 

ALTN/F35 POSSUM KINGDOM 

2. 

ALTN/TCC233016 LAZY S RANCH 

(u) 

RALT/  ICAO 4-letter indicator(s) for 

en-route alternate(s), as specified in Doc 7910, 
Location Indicators, or name(s) of en-route alternate 
aerodrome(s), if no indicator is allocated. For 
aerodromes not listed in the relevant Aeronautical 
Information Publication, indicate location in LAT/ 
LONG or bearing and distance from the nearest 
significant point, as described in DEP/ above. 

(v) 

TALT/  ICAO 4-letter indicator(s) for 

take-off alternate, as specified in Doc 7910, Location 
Indicators, or name of take-off alternate aerodrome, 
if no indicator is allocated. For aerodromes not listed 
in the relevant Aeronautical Information Publication, 
indicate location in LAT/LONG or bearing and 
distance from the nearest significant point, as 
described in DEP/ above. 

(w) 

RIF/  The route details to the revised 

destination aerodrome, followed by the ICAO 
four-letter location indicator of the aerodrome. The 
revised route is subject to reclearance in flight. 

EXAMPLE

 

1. 

RIF/DTA HEC KLAX 

2. 

RIF/ESP G94 CLA YPPH 

(x) 

RMK/  Any other plain

language re-

marks when required by the ATC or deemed 
necessary. 

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