NOTAMs and TFRs
The St. Louis Downtown Airport maintains information about NOTAMs and TFRs affecting our airport.
A notice to airmen and women (NOTAM or NoTAM) is a notice filed with an aviation authority to alert aircraft pilots of potential hazards along a flight route or at a location that could affect the safety of the flight. NOTAMs are unclassified notices or advisories distributed by means of telecommunication that contain information concerning the establishment, condition, hazard, or change in any aeronautical facility, service, or procedure. The timeliness of this information is essential to personnel and systems concerned with flight operations.
A temporary flight restriction (TFR), a type of NOTAM, is an area restricted to air travel due to a hazardous conditions, a special event, or a general warning for the entire Federal Aviation Administration airspace.
Reminder to Pilots
Flying into a new place can be confusing and sometimes even seasoned experts refresh their information about the airspace surrounding their favorite airport. The St. Louis Downtown Airport reminds our friends in the air that they should check over all applicable information before departing or arriving at the airport. There are many available websites with information for pilots about airports. Nonetheless, there are a few essential items of which we want our pilots to always be aware. Get the details here.