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Chart Supplements (formerly known as "The Airport/Facility Directory" in the United States) contain additional information about airports, seaplane bases, and other aviation facilities which may not be published on aviation charts to conserve space.

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Victor route using an unusable sector of a VOR

V155 is an airway that terminates at the BROOKE VORTAC on the 214 radial. The chart supplement says all of its radials are unusable (radials 001 thru 360). How could this be a valid route since no ...
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What is magnetic variation under RADIO AIDS TO NAVIGATION in FAA Chart Supplement, and How to use it?

I'm going to use couple examples to ask my question: Looking at KBVY chart supplement, it says: ...
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Why is Dulles Airport (KIAD) not in any chart supplement?

I was recently listening to the KIAD ground feed, and realized that I had no diagram. When I tried to find one in the northeast chart supplement (which does have the information section), I couldn't. ...
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Published VHF frequency shown in parentheses on a Sectional Chart. What does this indicate?

Buffalo Niagara International Airport (KBUF) does not have an associated VOR or VORTAC, yet it has a published frequency box that lists a VHF frequency (116.4) in parentheses. Why is this frequency in ...
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Do sectional charts indicate which runways have lighting installed?

KSFF has 3 runways (one in the water, two on land). The sectional shows *L yet only 4L/22R has lights. Is there a trick on the sectional to tell which runway has ...
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When are "winter months" when referring to runway closure?

1B9's grass strip is "CLSD WINTER MONTHS", https://www.airnav.com/airport/1B9. What is the definition of "winter months"? Is it formally Dec 21st through Mar 21st? Or is it just ...
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What is SVC CTC on a chart supplement?

The chart supplement for KSNA mentions the following AIRSPACE: CLASS C svc ctc APP CON svc 1415–0700Z‡ other times CLASS G. I know that SVC means service. I've gathered that KSNA is class C from ...
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When did this content first appear in the "Airspace" entry of the "Legend" section of the Airport/ Facilities directory?

When did language like NOTE: AIRSPACE SVC TIMES INCLUDE ALL ASSOCIATED ARRIVAL EXTENSIONS. Surface area arrival extensions for instrument approach procedures become part of the primary core surface ...
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Is this wording that appears in the legend of the "Chart Supplement" re "airspace" actually used in any entry in the Chart Supplement?

On page 26 of the legend for the February 25 2021 issue of the "Chart Supplement" for the NE region of the US, in reference to airports where Class D airspace converts to surface-level Class ...
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What does Airspace 24 mean in this chart supplement?

I found this line in Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO)'s chart supplement: I have looked in the Chart Supplement Legend under section 29 and there is no information about such an airspace. At the ...
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How to figure unusable sectors if the VOR is not colocated at/near an airport?

Stemming from Why am I not getting the "TO" VOR flag as I think I should? If a VOR is not colocated at an airport (i.e. not in that airport's chart supplement page), how does one figure out ...
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Why is the TPA listed on the Chart Supplement (AF/D) sometimes lower than 1,000 AGL? [duplicate]

I'm looking at B19 in Maine, and it recommends a Traffic Pattern Altitude (TPA) of 995 MSL (800 AGL). Wouldn't 1,000 AGL be safer?
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How to use airport panel information on sectional chart?

In the Chart Supplement, the airport information includes the chart on which the airport is located. It also includes a panel on the chart where the airport is located. How can I use this panel ...
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Where to find the parking coordinates of the aircraft in the Apron?

Is it possible to find out the coordinates of where the aircraft park in an the Apron? I mean some sort of list for each terminal or aeronautical chart. I was thinking about the AIP (Aeronautical ...
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How can pilots obtain runway length information for airports that do not appear in the chart supplement?

How can pilots obtain official runway length information for airports that do not appear in the chart supplement such as private airports?
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What is the traffic pattern altitude at KSQL?

According to some online sources (https://skyvector.com/airport/SQL/San-Carlos-Airport and https://www.airnav.com/airport/KSQL) TPA at San Carlos Airport is 800 ft AGL. However, reading the Chart ...
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Why there is a 'MACH' in this Compressibility Correction Chart?

I couldn't find what 'Mach 1.0' and 'Mach 0.8' are trying to indicate in the middle of the chart. Can anybody explain about this please?
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Which official document lists active airport identifiers?

Is there an official FAA document with which I can find an airport by its identifier code if I do not have a name or location? In the Chart Supplement I can find the airport if I know the city and ...
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When is this Class D airspace not Class D airspace?

The Terminal Area Chart (TAC) shows the Class D airspace for Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) view the full TAC. I have highlighted in green the north and south portions of the Class D ...
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What do different runway depictions mean in the Chart Supplement?

I cannot find a digital Chart Supplement (AF/D) glossary. What is the length requirement to depict a runway as a dashed line vs. solid black? The depiction for Melbourne, Florida shows one runway ...
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Where can I get airport diagrams of non-towered airports?

I'm trying to find a couple of airport diagrams for right now: X26 and X59. Neither of them are listed in the Chart Supplement or on the FAA site. All I could get were those shabby diagrams presented ...
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What does the T in RVR-T stand for?

In the Chart Supplement (A/FD) for CRQ/KCRQ, you will find RVR-T for runway 24. I was wondering what 'T' stands for?
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What does ® mean in the Chart Supplement (A/FD)?

What does the circled r: ® mean in the Chart Supplement (A/FD)? You can see it here to the left of SOCAL APP/DEP CON:
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What does the ‡ symbol in the Chart Supplement (A/FD) designate?

In the Chart Supplement there is occasionally a symbol after the operating hours for control towers (and other time information) like what's shown below. What ...
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Are remarks in the Chart Supplement (A/FD) "regulatory" or "advisory"?

StallSpin's answer on the recent question about VFR traffic patterns has got me thinking about the "Remarks" section of the Chart Supplement (formerly the Airport/Facility Directory). We are all ...
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