Posted on January 23rd, 2019
New Orleans Lakefront Airport is requiring reservations for aircraft operators flying into the airport from February 1 to 4 due to the “heavy volume of air traffic is expected during this time, so a parking reservation system has been established to ensure that ramp space will be available for arriving aircraft,” notes an advisory from New Orleans Lakefront Airport. “A prior permission required [PPR] number will be needed for all aircraft parking at Lakefront Airport.” NBAA has also set up a Super Bowl information page for business aircraft operators. “We have already seen an uptick in private jet reservations to New Orleans, so we are advising our clients to book as early as possible,” said Gus Lira Vice President of JetOptions Private Jets.
An FAA Flight Advisory has been provided by the FAA for Super Bowl XLVII. The advisory provides details regarding security provisions, airports with temporary towers, airport-specific contact and frequency information, preferred departure routes out of the New Orleans area, and other useful information.
View the FAA Super Bowl XLVII Flight Advisory (46 KB, PDF)
A short-term command tower will be established at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport (HDC) in order to consider drivers much more tower regulated airport options and to assist ease air web traffic hold-ups.
A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) has been released in advance of the game for the New Orleans regiona, immediately surrounding the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Once the NOTAM has been released, it will be included below. General information is available in the FAA Flight Advisory.
Air traffic management initiatives such as ground delay programs, ground stops, or airspace flow programs may be utilized along with published reroutes to expedite arrivals and departures in a safe and orderly manner. NBAA will provide advisories via Airspace Alerts as more information becomes available. NBAA Members may subscribe to Airspace Alerts by visiting My Air Mail.
The New Orleans Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee internet page has beneficial and comprehensive information pertaining to Super Bowl XLVII at www.neworleanssuperbowl.com.
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