OSHKOSH 2017 NOTAM NOW AVAILABLE FOR PILOTS FLYING TO OSHKOSH
Oshkosh air traffic procedures are
required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture
AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (March 31, 2017) — The Federal Aviation
Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 Notice to Airmen
(NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA’s 65th annual fly-in convention July 24-30 at
Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
The NOTAM, which is in effect from 6 a.m. CDT on Friday,
July 21, until noon CDT on July 31, outlines procedures for the many types of
aircraft that fly to Oshkosh for the event, as well as aircraft that land at
The NOTAM was designed by the FAA to assist pilots in
their EAA AirVenture flight planning. This year’s NOTAM cover features a photo
of a B-25 bomber parked at Oshkosh during the fly-in.
While the overall procedure is similar to past years,
there are some changes compared to the 2016 version. Some of those changes
expected on 10-11 a.m. CDT Friday, July 28, and during the afternoon air shows
on Monday-Sunday, July 24-30
area changes in central Wisconsin
Taxiway Bravo designators changed
camping allowed at Appleton
arrival and departure routings
added to IFR Special Traffic Management Program
Pilots can download a
digital version of the NOTAM at www.EAA.org/NOTAM,
or order a free printed copy via that website or by calling EAA Membership
Services at 800-564-6322.
To further assist
pilots flying to Oshkosh this year, EAA volunteer NOTAM chairman Fred Stadler
is hosting a June 14 webinar that will highlight special tips and other aspects
of the NOTAM fly-in procedures. Register at the EAA website
at EAA.org/webinars. In addition, the National Transportation Safety Board has
published an informative safety
about arriving to a major fly-in event.
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
AirVenture Oshkosh is the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” and EAA’s
yearly membership convention. Additional EAA AirVenture information, including
advance ticket and camping purchase, is available online at www.eaa.org/airventure. EAA members receive lowest prices on
admission rates. For more information on EAA and its programs, call
1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or visit www.eaa.org. Immediate news is
available at www.twitter.com/EAA.
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