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TFRs

Temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) have become more common in the post-9/11 heightened security environment, and often pop up on very short notice. Pilots should check notams before each flight by contacting flight service and/or using the FAA DUAT System program.

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TFR MapTFR information

Pilots should obtain up-to-date information about TFRs from the FAA or flight service. Here are some quick links to official sources of TFR information.

View the FAA TFR Map

Educational airspace resources

Brush up on your knowledge of airspace, including TFRs, download a kneeboard guide for intercept procedures, learn about requirements for flying through the outer ring of some TFRs, and see what it’s like to fly into the Washington, D.C., Flight Restricted Zone.

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