The FAA issues temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) whenever the president and vice president travel within the United States. NBAA Air Traffic Services specialists at the FAA Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) compile information about the impact of these TFRs 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. Learn more about the air traffic impacts of Presidential TFRs in Wilmington, DE.
Presidential TFR NOTAMs
These NOTAMs typically establish TFRs with an inner ring of 10 to 12 nautical miles to prohibit all general aviation operations below 18,000 feet.
Reissued: Hagerstown/Thurmont, MD - View TFR Graphic
FDC NOTAM 1/9096 (ZDC) & 1/9098 (ZNY) has been issued for the HAGERSTOWN/THURMONT, MD area on AUGUST 1-2, 2021. This NOTAM replaces 1/6693(ZDC), 1/6694(ZNY) due to a change in times. The NOTAMs are identical, but both were issued due to the TFR spanning the boundary of two enroute centers – ZNY and ZDC.
A 5 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the MRB055023.7 prohibits GA operations at no known GA airports from 1330 local (1730z) on August 1 until 1300 local (1700z) on August 02, 2021.
A 10 nautical mile TFR ring centered on the MRB055023.7 has additional restrictions between the 05 and 10 nautical mile areas from 1330 local (1730z) on August 1 until 1300 local (1700z) on August 02, 2021.
Visit the FAA's TFR web page to view the NOTAM text
Vice Presidential TFR NOTAMs
These NOTAMs typically establish one or more 3 nautical mile TFRs. General aviation operations are permitted inside these TFRs, as long as the aircraft are on IFR flight plans and in communication with ATC. Operators should expect arrivals to be held and no ground movement at airports during the actual arrival or departure of the vice president.There are no current 91.141 Vice-Presidential TFRs.
Other VIP TFR NOTAMs
The FAA may issue other VIP NOTAMs under FAR Part 91.141 that are not related directly to the current president or vice-president (e.g. papal visits or president-elects). Typically these TFRs mimic the 3 nautical mile vice presidential TFRs, but operators should always review the associated NOTAMs before operating into or near them.There are no current Uncategorized TFRs.