Aerial view of the Reno-Stead Airport taken from an aircraft flying overhead.

Information for pilots and users of Reno-Stead Airport.

FAA NOTAM Format is Changing

On June 30, 2011 the FAA will be changing the FAA NOTAM system to be more compliant with ICAO standards.

It appears that the biggest change is going to be a relocation of NOTAMS referencing ODPs, STARs and SIDs from the section containing D (distant) NOTAMS to the section containing FDC (Flight Data Center) NOTAMS.

There will also be some wording changes which will attempt to make the NOTAMS easier to interpret.

The full text of the FAA notice of scheduled format changes is found here in pdf format.