FAA announces Super Bowl LV basic safety program

FAA is preparing for hundreds of further take-offs and landings and aircraft parked at Tampa Bay airports for the duration of Tremendous Bowl 7 days

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is performing with federal, state and nearby legislation enforcement agencies, the aviation group, and the Nationwide Soccer League to assure harmless, secure and productive functions in advance of, through and soon after Tremendous Bowl LV. The Super Bowl will be held Feb. 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

The agency is planning for hundreds of additional just take-offs and landings and aircraft parked at Tampa Bay airports during Tremendous Bowl 7 days. Specific methods, including Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) and a No Drone Zone will restrict flights around Raymond James Stadium before, through and immediately after the video game. 

The game working day TFR will go into impact at approximately 5:30 p.m. EST. It will cover a 30 nautical mile (34.5 mile) ring, centered over the stadium and from the floor up to 18,000 feet in altitude. It will expire at 11:59 p.m. EST, but might be prolonged if ailments warrant. Drones also are prohibited within the TFR. 

The FAA has established additional TFRs to restrict drone flights for two nautical miles (2.3 miles) about Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park and Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park from the ground to an altitude of 2,000 feet from Friday, January 29, through Saturday, February 6, all through event hours.

Pilots ought to be informed of the latest TFRs and check Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) before flying. Pilots and drone operators who enter the TFRs without the need of authorization could encounter civil penalties that exceed $30,000 and opportunity prison prosecution for flying drones in the TFR. The FAA encourages drone operators to verify all notices to ascertain wherever drones may well fly.

Drone pilots must examine the FAA’s B4UFly app to establish when and the place they may perhaps fly.

The TFR will not have an effect on consistently scheduled business flights at Tampa Global Airport (TPA). Crisis, health-related, general public security and military services operations may perhaps fly in the TFR whilst it is in position, in coordination with air site visitors handle.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) enforces TFRs in real time.