FRA - Q&A
Where do I find all necessary information?
- the AIP of the Czech Republic
- in RAD https://www.nm.eurocontrol.int/RAD/
- on this website
What is FRA applicability?
- Lateral limits of sectors WL, NM and SM (as published in ENR 2.1, AIP of the Czech Republic).
What did FRACZECH stand for?
- Free route airspace of the Czech Republic from 25 FEB 2021 till 22 FEB 2023.
- Succeded by expansion towards SEE FRA.
What does SEE FRA stand for?
- South East Europe Free Route Airspace.
- Members as of FEB 2023 are: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia.
Is cross-border planning allowed?
- Yes, within SEE FRA all inner CTA boundary points are considered as FRA Intermediate points (I).
What is "one-point-per-FIR" rule?
- In order to minimise the impact on the ATM systems, as a minimum, the route portion in ITEM 15 of FPL through SEE FRA are shall contain at least one FRA significant point ((E), (X), (I), (A) or (D)) related to each FIR.
Where the ATS route structure applies?
- Only below FL095 excluding CTA1/TMA Praha.
- In the CTA1/TMA Praha network of DCT segments was created.
- Above FL95 (excluding TMA Praha) only FRA procedures are in force.
Is planning through active military area allowed?
- No. Flight plans through a planned active areas/FBZ will not be accepted.
What does NPZ stand for?
- NPZ is an airspace of defined dimensions within which the planning of flight trajectory is either not permitted or allowed under certain specified conditions.
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