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Watch for Detroit Class B changes in April

Advocacy | Jan 23, 2014

Changes to the Class B airspace in Detroit take effect April 3. Pilots should familiarize themselves with the airspace modifications in advance.

Dallas/Fort Worth Class B changes coming in March

Advocacy | Jan 22, 2014

A new configuration for the Class B airspace centered on the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas takes effect March 6.

FAA finalizes Minneapolis-St. Paul Class B

Article | Oct 29, 2013

Lower floors in three sectors of the Class B airspace around Minneapolis-St. Paul take effect in January.

FAA finalizes rule modifying Philadelphia Class B airspace

Article | May 14, 2013

Pilots transiting Philadelphia's Class B airspace will need to become familiar with airspace changes that go into effect on July 25.

Dallas airspace redesign a chance to improve GA access

Advocacy | Mar 12, 2013

The redesign of Class B airspace at Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, could be an opportunity for the FAA to offer general aviation more options for transiting and navigating the airspace, AOPA said.

Minneapolis Class B redesign plan still poses concerns

Advocacy | Feb 21, 2013

The FAA's proposed redesign of Class B airspace in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., continues to leave some unresolved concerns for general aviation.

Atlanta’s Class B airspace changes take effect March 7

Advocacy | Jan 10, 2013

A new configuration of the Class B airspace in Atlanta, Ga., that takes effect March 7 will mitigate many of the concerns expressed by general aviation pilots during the airspace redesign process, AOPA said.

Public meetings set on Florida airspace redesigns

Advocacy | Dec 13, 2012

The FAA has scheduled three informal fact-finding meetings for January 2013 on proposals to modify Class B airspace in Miami, Fla., and Class C airspace in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Las Vegas airspace plan remains short on solutions

Article | Nov 06, 2012

The FAA has published a notice of proposed rulemaking for the redesign of the Las Vegas Class B airspace that makes minor concessions to general aviation's concerns but fails to adopt a majority of GA's safety and efficiency recommendations, AOPA said.

FAA urged to simplify Philadelphia Class B airspace plan

Advocacy | Sep 27, 2012

The FAA has responded positively to some user concerns about the proposed redesign of Class B airspace centered on Philadelphia (Pa.) International Airport, but still must mitigate safety hazards and unnecessary complexity, AOPA said in a regulatory filing.