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FAA to establish VIP TFR over Bridgeport/New Haven, CT on Sunday, November 2, 2014


NOTAMs (FDC 4/5889 and FDC 4/5891) have been pulished that will affect flight in the area during President Obama's planned visit.




On the BRIDGEPORT VOR/DME (BDR) 053 degree radial at 4.9 nautical miles.
From the surface up to but not including 18,000 feet MSL.


2:00 PM local until 5:30 PM local Sunday, November 2, 2014




On the NEW HAVEN VOR/DME (HVN) 000 degree radial at 0.1 nautical miles.
From the surface up to but not including 18,000 feet MSL.


2:00 PM local until 3:00 PM local Sunday, November 2, 2014
4:30 PM local until 5:30 PM local Sunday, November 2, 2014




On the BRIDGEPORT VOR/DME (BDR) 302 degree radial at 2.7 nautical miles.
From the surface up to but not including 18,000 feet MSL.


2:15 PM local until 5:00 PM local Sunday, November 2, 2104


Affected Public Use Airports

KBDR Igor I Sikorsky Memorial 
KHVN Tweed-New Haven 
KOXC Waterbury-Oxford 
4C3 Yalesville 
KMMK Meriden Markham Muni 
KDXR Danbury Muni 
N41 Waterbury 
KHWV Brookhaven 
KISP Long Island Mac Arthur 
KSNC Chester 

1N2 Spadaro 
49N Lufker 
23N Bayport Aerodrome 
6Y2 Candlelight 
21N Mattituck 
11N Candlelight Farms 
4B8 Robertson Field 
KFOK Francis S Gabreski 
42B Goodspeed 
N09 Northfield 


Additional Notes:

No pilots may operate an aircraft in the areas covered by this NOTAM (except as described).

Except as specified below and/or unless authorized by ATC in consultation with the air traffic security coordinator via the domestic events network (DEN):

A. All aircraft operations within the 10 NMR area(s) listed above, known as the inner core(s), are prohibited except for: Approved law enforcement, military aircraft directly supporting the United States Secret Service (USSS) and the office of the President of the United States, approved air ambulance flights, and regularly scheduled commercial passenger and all-cargo carriers operating under one of the following TSA-Approved standard security programs/procedures: aircraft operator standard security program (AOSSP), full all-cargo aircraft operator standard security program (FACAOSSP), model security program (MSP), twelve five standard security program (TFSSP) all cargo, or all-cargo international security procedure (ACISP) and are arriving into and/or departing from 14 cfr part 139 airports. All emergency/life saving flight (medical/law enforcement/firefighting) operations must coordinate with ATC prior to their departure at 516-683-2966 to avoid potential delays.

B. For operations within the airspace between the 10 nmr and 30 nmr area(s) listed above, known as the outer ring(s): All aircraft operating within the outer ring(s) listed above are limited to aircraft arriving or departing local airfields, and workload permitting, ATC may authorize transit operations. Aircraft may not loiter. All aircraft must be on an active IFR or VFR flight plan with a discrete code assigned by an air traffic control (ATC) facility. Aircraft must be squawking the discrete code prior to departure and at all times while in the TFR and must remain in two-way radio communications with ATC.

C. The following operations are not authorized within this TFR: flight training, practice instrument approaches, aerobatic flight, glider operations, seaplane operations, parachute operations, ultralight, hang gliding, balloon operations, agriculture/crop dusting, animal population control flight operations, banner towing operations, sightseeing operations, maintenance test flights, model aircraft operations, model rocketry, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and utility and pipeline survey operations.

D. FAA recommends that all aircraft operators check notams frequently for possible changes to this TFR prior to operations within this region.


Please check NOTAM's and FAA TFR web site for updates prior to heading to the airport.

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