One of our primary missions at FSB is to monitor the world’s airspace and report on new risks to civil aviation. When enough changes occur, we update our “Unsafe Airspace Summary“.
Today, we published a new summary effective 16AUG2017 – version “INDIA”.
First up, the map as things stand:
Red is Level 1 – Avoid this Airspace
Orange is Level 2 – Assessed Risk
Yellow is Level 3 – Caution.
A live version of this map is always updated at safeairspace.net
What’s changed since the last summary?
- Somalia is downgraded to Level 2, so there are now five Level 1 – Avoid countries: Libya, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and North Korea.
- Saudi Arabia is upgraded to Level 2, due to assessed risk in the southwestern portion of the FIR (Yemen border area)
- French Guyana no longer a threat as strikes and airspace closures have ended
- Addition of Japan, Venezuela and South Korea at Level 3 – Caution advised
If you have ops to any of these countries, make sure to have a read of the risk information. A full library is at safeairspace.net.
Download the latest summary
- Latest summary available at safeairspace.net – click download PDF there.
- OPSGROUP members check your inbox, you will already have received it to your email.
- Join OPSGROUP to stay current.
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