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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.

Ongoing TFR Impacts

  • Palm Beach - review information about the impacts on business aviation traffic when the President is at his Mar-a-Lago residence

  • Bedminster - review information about the impacts on business aviation traffic when the President is at his Bedminster estate

Presidential TFR NOTAMs


Palm Beach, FL area - January 17-19, 2020 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 0/4109 has been issued for the PALM BEACH, FL area on JANUARY 17-19, 2020.  

Details:

A 10 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the PBI094001.6 prohibits GA operations at Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Palm Beach County Park Airport (LNA) from 1630 local (2130z) on January 17 until 1630 local (2130z) on January 19, 2020.  

A 30 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the PBI094001.6 has additional restrictions between the 10 and 30 nautical mile areas from 1630 local (2130z) on January 17 until 1630 local (2130z) on January 19, 2020.  

Gateway airport procedures have been created by the TSA at Orlando International (MCO), Ft Lauderdale International (FLL), Dulles International (IAD), Teterboro Airport (TEB) and Westchester County (HPN) to accommodate general aviation operations arriving Palm Beach International (PBI) during the TFR.  TSA screening will also be available at Palm Beach International (PBI) for operators wishing to depart Palm Beach International (PBI) during the TFR.

TSA screening will NOT be available on Friday, January 17, 2020.  TSA screening WILL be available from 0800 to 1700 local on Saturday, January 18, and from 0800 to 1330 local on Sunday January 19, 2020.

Operators must register with TSA for gateway screening no less than 24 hours prior to their scheduled departure time by calling TSA at 561-616-9650. TSA screening reservations will be available beginning on January 15, 2020.

  • Arrival/inbound gateway screening locations are:
    • Orlando International Airport (MCO) – Signature, Atlantic Aviation
    • Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) – SheltAir
    • Westchester County White Plains Airport (HPN)– Taxi Way Charlie
    • Teterboro Airport (TEB) – Signature Flight Support (South)
    • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)- Dulles Jet Center, Signature Flight Support, Jet Aviation
  • Departure/outbound gateway screening is available at the following PBI locations:
    • Signature Flight Support
    • Jet Aviation
    • NetJets
    • Atlantic Aviation

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


Austin, TX area - January 19, 2020 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 0/4364 has been issued for the AUSTIN, TX area on JANUARY 19, 2020.  

Details:

A 10 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the CWK207013.1 prohibits GA operations at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) from 1545 local (2145z) until 1700 local (2300z) on January 19, 2020, and again from 1745 local (2345z) until 2030 local (0230z/20) on January 19, 2020. ** Due to its close proximity to the TFR, some approaches and/or departures for Austin Executive Airport (EDC) may not be available while this TFR is in effect.***

A 10 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the CWK232012.5 prohibits GA operations at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) from 1615 local (2215z) until 1830 local (0030z/20) on January 19, 2020. ** Due to its close proximity to the TFR, some approaches and/or departures for Austin Executive Airport (EDC) may not be available while this TFR is in effect.***

A 32 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the CWK226014.0 has additional restrictions between the 10 and 32 nautical mile areas from 1545 local (2145z) until 2030 local (0230z/20) on January 19, 2020.

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


Washington, DC area - February 4, 2020 (State of the Union)

FDC NOTAM 0/4793 has been issued for the WASHINGTON, DC area on FEBRUARY 4, 2020.  This TFR is for the State of the Union Address. 

Details:

Please note that there is no graphic available for this TFR.  The boundaries of this TFR match the boundaries of the DC FRZ and SFRA.

An area defined by the boundaries of the DC FRZ (Flight Restricted Zone) will prohibit GA operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Executive Airport/Hyde Field (W32), Potomac Airfield (VKX) and College Park Airport (CGS) from 2000 local (0100z/05) until 2300 local (0400z/05) on February 4, 2020.  **This prohibition includes participants in the DASSP.**

General aviation arrivals and departures, on IFR flight plans and in two-way radio communication with ATC, will still be able to access Dulles International (IAD), Baltimore Washington International (BWI) and Manassas Regional (HEF) while this TFR is in effect.  However, other transitions through the DC SFRA (Special Flight Rules Area) and FRZ will not be allowed for either IFR or VFR aircraft.  Additionally, aircraft will not be permitted to loiter in the airspace.

Ingress/egress procedures normally in place for JYO, MD47, MD77, MD43, MD14, and 51VA will be suspended during this TFR. 

All flight waivers to operate within the FRZ (Flight Restricted Zone) will be temporarily suspended during the time of this NOTAM, except waivers beginning with ELO, GOV, or SPO.

Additional restrictions are provided in the full text of the NOTAM.

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

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


Memphis, TN area - January 19, 2020 - View TFR Graphic

FDC NOTAM 0/4697 has been issued for the MEMPHIS, TN area on JANUARY 19, 2020. 

The only airport directly impacted by this TFR is MEM

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.


There are no current Uncategorized TFRs.