HOU

Super Bowl 51

SPECIAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE ROUTES

HOU - William P. Hobby Airport, Houston, TX

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 HOU

Normal routes to HOU except:

 

ZJX (Q100/Q102)

LEV POLND KCEEE BAYYY3/PUCKS3

ZJX/ZTL

SJI POLND KCEEE BAYYY3/PUCKS3

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
HOU

Houston William P. Hobby Airport

Super Bowl 51 Facility Contact Information

  • Airport Manager:

    Jesus Saenz

    713-640-3000

     

    Hobby Tower

    Tower Supervisor:

    713-847-1406

     

    Air Traffic Manager:

    Acting, Andre Harris

    713-847-1400

 

  •  

    Wilson Air Center - FBO

    713-649-8700

    Million Air - FBO

    713-640-4000

    Signature Flight Support - FBO

    713-353-5300

  •  

    Jet Aviation - FBO

    713-358-9100

    Atlantic Aviation - FBO

    713-644-6431

     

     


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