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... 4 Facts About Airspace Restrictions 2.1 Types of Airspace Restrictions Although the focus of this project is on TFRs, there are other airspace restrictions.
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... Facts About Airspace Restrictions 5 temporary flight restrictions Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and lists the types of responsible agencies/ offices from which the FAA will accept requests to establish temporary flight restrictions.
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... 6 Understanding Impacts to Airports From Temporary Flight Restrictions • Indianapolis 500 Mile Race; • Any other aerial demonstration or sporting event the FAA determines to need a temporary flight restriction in accordance with paragraph (b) of this section.
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... Facts About Airspace Restrictions 7 Figure 2 shows the number of TFRs by month and by category. There is a distinct seasonality; fewer TFRs are issued during the winter months.
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... 8 Understanding Impacts to Airports From Temporary Flight Restrictions 3 Point Mugu Naval Air Station, CA Security 108 4 Cape Canaveral, FL Space Operations 72 5 Grand Forks Air Force Base, ND Security 59 6 Hibbing, MN Hazards 56 7 Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Security 52 8 Beale Air Force Base, CA Security 49 9 Libby Army Airfield, AZ Security 44 10 Keewatin, MN Hazards 41 11 Fort Wingate, NM Hazards 40 12 Eielson Air Force Base, AK Security 28 13 Morristown, NJ VIP 26 14 Ely, MN Hazards 19 15 Kodiak, AK Hazards 17 16 Bedminster, NJ VIP 16 17 Los Angeles, El Centro, CA Air Shows / Sports 16 18 Macon, GA Security 15 19 Brownsville, TX Hazards 14 20 Oxnard, CA Security 13 Rank TFR Location Type Count 1 San Angelo, TX Security 244 2 Corpus Christi, TX Security 111 Table 2. TFR count by location, October 2018–August 2019.
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... Facts About Airspace Restrictions 9 Figure 4. Typical security TFR issued for San Angelo, TX.
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... 10 Understanding Impacts to Airports From Temporary Flight Restrictions Figure 5. Typical VIP TFRs for New Jersey.
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... Facts About Airspace Restrictions 11 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 Mar 2014 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jun 2016 Sep 2016 Dec 2016 Mar 2017 Jun 2017 Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 AIR SHOWS/SPORTS SPACE OPERATIONS HAZARDS SECURITY VIP Figure 6. TFR types by month, FAA historical data.
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... 12 Understanding Impacts to Airports From Temporary Flight Restrictions Based on the data from the past several years, researchers expect future TFRs to follow these same patterns. Security TFRs are issued frequently, but occur consistently in the same locations.
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... Facts About Airspace Restrictions 13 the "DC 3." Stakeholders in New Jersey and Florida have asked that similar procedures be created to allow them to operate during VIP TFRs. The flight restrictions imposed by the FRZ have had a severe effect on air traffic at these three airports.
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... 14 Understanding Impacts to Airports From Temporary Flight Restrictions The airspace restrictions around Washington, D.C., eliminate the need for VIP TFRs most of the time. Whenever the president or vice president is in Washington, D.C., there is no additional impact on aviation because the ADIZ and FRZ already provide sufficient security.
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... Facts About Airspace Restrictions 15 Figure 9. Sporting event TFR in Detroit with restricted region truncated at Canadian border (Source: SkyVector)

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