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Notam Format

Sample NOTAM
A1470/10 NOTAMN Q)EGTT/QMRXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/5129N00028W005
A)EGLL
B)1004282000
C)1006300800 EST
E)RWY09327L DUE WIP NO CENTERLINE AND TDZ LIGHTS AVBL

Decoding Sample NOTAM
A1470/10 NOTAMN

A1470/10 one letter to indicate the Series, a 4-digit NOTAM number followed by a stroke and two digits to indicate the year.
NOTAMN Suffix N Indicates this is a new NOTAM. Other options are R for NOTAM replacing another or C for one cancelling another

Q)EGTT/QMRXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/5129N00028W005

Q) This is the “Q” or qualifier line, it always starts Q) and contains the following fields, each separated by a stroke.
EGTT FIR (here EGTT, London FIR)
QMRXX Q Group second and third letters – it conserns a runway
QMRXX Q Group remaining details in plain language
IV Indicates that this is significant for IFR and VFR traffic
NBO Indicates for immediate attention of aircraft operators, for inclusion in Prefflight Information Bulletins (PIBs) and Operationally significant for IFR flights.
A Indicates scope, here Aerodrome, others are E (en- route) or W (nav warning)
000/999 lower and upper limits expressed as a flight level. In this case it has been left as the default as it is not applicable.
5129N00028W005 Indicates the geographical center and radius of influence, always this number of digits. In this case the radius is 5 n.m.

A)EGLL

ICAO indicator of the aerodrome or FIR (London Heathrow) can include more than one FIR

B)1004282000

Date/time group (UTC) when this NOTAM becomes effective

C)1006300800 EST

Date/time group (UTC) when the NOTAM ceases to be effective. All NOTAM with EST remain in force until cancelled or replaced.

E)RWY09327L DUE WIP NO CENTERLINE AND TDZ LIGHTS AVBL

NOTAM text using ICAO abbreviations

Source: ICAO Annex 15

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Notices to Airmen

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