GA Flight Restrictions Return for State of the Union Address
January 21, 2010 — A Special Flight Advisory has been issued for the president’s planned State of the Union address in Washington, D.C., on January 27, 2010. Modification of the Washington Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) and Washington Metropolitan Flight Restriction Zone (FRZ) procedures, with additional flight restrictions during the evening of January 27, will be in effect. General aviation aircraft on an active IFR flight plan may arrive and/or depart Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) only, but no GA flights will be authorized to transit through the DC SFRA.
The provisions of FDC NOTAM 0/2517 and 14 CFR Part 93, VFR traffic pattern operations at certain airports and egress procedures for the following airports are temporarily suspended during the time of this NOTAM: Barnes (MD47); Flying M Farms (MD77); Mountain Road (MD43); Robinson (MD14); Skyview (51VA); and Vint Hill Farms Station (04VA). In addition, the provisions of FDC NOTAM 9/4402, ingress/egress procedures for Leesburg (JYO) in Virginia are temporarily suspended during the time of this NOTAM.
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For questions or further details, please contact FAA Air Traffic Systems Operations Security at 866-598-9522.