IAH - Airport

Super Bowl 51

SPECIAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE ROUTES - IAH

George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport

 In anticipation of a large number of aircraft operating to and from the Houston area metropolitan airports the week of Super Bowl 51, the following procedures will be used to enhance safety and minimize air traffic delays.

 SECURITY PROVISIONS -  Special security provisions will be in effect for this event including (but not limited to):  Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs), two-way communications and discrete transponder requirements.  Specific procedures contained in the NOTAM may be revised and access to some airports may be restricted.  Pilots are encouraged to check NOTAMs frequently to verify they have the most current information. TFR information is normally disseminated via FDC NOTAM 3 to 5 days prior to the event.  Once published, text and graphic depictions of restrictions may be found on the following web site:

 http://tfr.faa.gov/tfr2/list.html

 Pilots should be prepared to provide documentation including personal identification, certificate number, aircraft ownership information and a contact number.

 THIS NOTAM DOES NOT SUPERCEDE RESTRICTIONS PERTAINING TO THE USE OF AIRSPACE CONTAINED IN FDC NOTAMS.

 TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

 Traffic management initiatives will be utilized when arrival rates exceed airport capacity.  Pilots should be prepared for potential airborne holding, reroutes, or Expect Departure Clearance times (EDCTs) that may be issued for all domestic IFR arrivals to the following airports:

AIRPORT

IDENTIFIER

George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport

IAH

William P. Hobby Airport

HOU

Ellington Airport

EFD

Sugarland Regional Airport

SGR

West Houston Airport

IWS

Houston Southwest Airport

AXH

Houston Executive Airport

TME

David Wayne Hooks Airport

DWH

Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport

CXO

Pearland Regional Airport

LVJ

Texas Gulf Coast Regional

LBX

La Porte Municipal Airport

T41

Scholes International Airport - Galveston

GLS

Baytown Airport

HPY

RWJ Airpark – Baytown

54T

Chambers County Airport

T00

Liberty Municipal Airport

T78

Navasota Municipal Airport

60R

Eagle Lake Airport

ELA

Wharton Regional Airport

ARM

Bay City Municipal Airport

BYY

Heavy demand and traffic management initiatives may be expected during the following dates/times:

DAILY

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 0600 CST (1200 UTC) through Monday, February 6, 2017, 2000 CST (0200 UTC, February 7)

AIRFILES AND CHANGES OF DESTINATION

 Traffic management initiatives for this event are designed to provide equitable airspace access.  To maintain program integrity and minimize delays, no airborne IFR filing or airborne changes of destination will be allowed within 350nm of Houston TRACON Terminal airspace, except in emergency situations.  Duplicate flight plans (same time/call sign) to multiple airport destinations are subject to removal from the system.

PREFERRED ROUTES

 IFR aircraft arriving and departing the Houston metropolitan airports area should file and expect to be routed via the following routes.

 ARRIVAL ROUTES for TURBOJET AIRCRAFT

 Effective Thursday, February 2, 2017, 0600 CST (1200 UTC) through Monday, February 6, 2017, 2000 CST (0200 UTC, February 7)

Arriving IAH

Normal routes to IAH except:

 

ZJX (Q100/Q102)

LEV JEPEG LINKK1

ZJX/ZTL

SJI JEPEG LINKK1

AIRPORT INFORMATION

 F.A.A. Airport diagrams are available on the Internet at: 

 http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/digital_products/

 Practice approaches and touch-and-go/pilot training operations at Houston metropolitan airports may be limited or suspended from February 2, 2017 through February 8, 2017 due to the high volume of traffic associated with Super Bowl 51.

 FLIGHT PLANS AND WEATHER INFORMATION

 To ensure proper processing, flight plans should be filed at least 8 hours prior to departure.

Leidos Automated Flight Service Station

Telephone Flight Planning

1-800-WX-BRIEF

For further information, contact:

 FAA Houston ARTCC
Traffic Management Unit
16600 JFK Blvd.
Houston, TX  77032
281-230-5590
 
Created 10/15/2016
Modified 12/14/2016 by astrebeck

George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston

Super Bowl 51 Facility Contact Information

 

Airport Manager:

  • Ted Kitchens  - 281-230-3100

 

Intercontinental Tower

  •  Air Traffic Manager:
    • C. Boyd Martin - 281-230-8602
    • Traffic Management Unit: 281-209-8662
    • Tower Supervisor: 281-209-8660

 

Signature Flight Support – FBO

Dave Park – General Manager 281-209-2673

 

Atlantic Aviation – FBO

Jeff Dornak – General Manager 281-443-3434

Created 8/26/2016
Modified 11/18/2016 by Admin
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