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Kenya: Exercise caution during flight operations. 26 FEB19-26 FEB20. Impact: High.

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A0002/19 

Valid from: 26 Feb 2019 1227 UTC

Valid till: 26 Feb 2020 2359 UTC (Estimated, Valid until cancelled or replaced)

NOTAM message

SECURITY..UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ADVISORY FOR KENYA. 

THOSE PERSONS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH A BELOW ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN FLYING INTO, OUT OF, WITHIN, OR OVER THE TERRITORY AND AIRSPACE OF KENYA EAST OF 40 DEGREES EAST LONGITUDE AT ALTITUDES BELOW FL260 DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTREMIST/MILITANT ACTIVITY. 


A. APPLICABILITY. 

THIS NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) APPLIES TO: ALL U.S. AIR CARRIERS AND COMMERCIAL OPERATORS; ALL PERSONS EXERCISING THE PRIVILEGES OF AN AIRMAN CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE FAA, EXCEPT SUCH PERSONS OPERATING U.S.-REGISTERED AIRCRAFT FOR A FOREIGN AIR CARRIER; AND ALL OPERATORS OF AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THE UNITED STATES, EXCEPT WHERE THE OPERATOR OF SUCH AIRCRAFT IS A FOREIGN AIR CARRIER. 


B. PLANNING. 

THOSE PERSONS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH A PLANNING TO FLY INTO, OUT OF, WITHIN, OR OVER THE ABOVE-NAMED AREA MUST REVIEW CURRENT SECURITY/THREAT INFORMATION AND NOTAMS; COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (US FAA) REGULATIONS, LETTERS OF AUTHORIZATION, MANAGEMENT SPECIFICATIONS, AND OPERATIONS SPECIFICATIONS, INCLUDING UPDATING B450. 


C. OPERATIONS. 

EXERCISE CAUTION DURING FLIGHT OPERATIONS DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF ATTACKS BY EXTREMISTS/MILITANTS ON CIVIL AVIATION. AIRCRAFT MAY ENCOUNTER VARIOUS ANTI-AIRCRAFT WEAPONS, INCLUDING MANPADS, SMALL-ARMS, AND INDIRECT FIRE WEAPONS, SUCH AS MORTARS AND ROCKETS, WHICH COULD TARGET AIRCRAFT AT LOW ALTITUDES, INCLUDING DURING THE ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE PHASES OF FLIGHT AND/OR TARGET AIRPORTS AND AIRCRAFT ON THE GROUND. THOSE PERSONS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH A MUST REPORT SAFETY AND/OR SECURITY INCIDENTS TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (US FAA) AT +1 202-267-3333 OR +1 202-267-3203. THE JUSTIFICATION FOR THIS ADVISORY WILL BE RE-EVALUATED BY 26 FEBRUARY 2020. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AT: HTTP://WWW.FAA.GOV/AIR_TRAFFIC/PUBLICATIONS/US_RESTRICTIONS/ STOP-END PART 2 OF 2 )

More details: This NOTAM (ID A0002) issued in 2019 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: Aerodrome, En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

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