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Area Forecast Changes

On or about October 10th, the FAA will discontinue the text area forecast weather products. These have been replaced by graphical area forecast charts. As part of the the weather briefing request, the graphical area forecast charts will be accessible under the “Area Forecast” tab on the briefing results page. More information about area forecast changes […]


October 10, 2017, Weather
Airway Crossing Routing Changes

Beginning with the data effective August 17, 2017 routing between airways with out a named fix or navaid will no longer be allowed. Up until this point the FAA has provided unnamed points that allowed for routing between airways with out a named fix or navaid at the crossing point. This is no longer accepted. […]


August 16, 2017, General Weather
FAA replaces alphanumeric area forecast (FA) with graphical area forecast

The FAA is replacing the alphanumeric Area Forecasts with  Graphical area forecasts. The Graphical  area forecasts consist of two different graphics – one covering forecasted clouds and one covering surface conditions. The alphanumeric area forecast (FA) will continue to be provided for several months while the flying community familiarizes itself with the new graphic products. […]


August 1, 2017, Weather
Four Airports to Get Additional TAF Hours

Effective June 13, 2017, 1800 GMT, the validity period for Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF ) will extend from 24 hours to 30 hours for Sun Valley, ID (KSUN), and Bozeman MT (KBZN). Effective June 29, 2017, at 1800 GMT, TAFs will extend from 24 hours to 30 hours for Las Vegas, NV (KLAS), and Phoenix, […]