UPDATE: FAA Schedules Additional Alamogordo, NM GPS Interference Testing

3-30-17 – The GPS Interference Testing may lead to unreliable or unavailable GPS signals in the designated area during the testing.

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for additional GPS Interference Testing around the Alamogordo, NM area during the month of April 2017. The testing will be happening during the time periods and around the area specified below. During the time that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Alamogordo, NM Area – April 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 325850N1062202W or the TCS VORTAC 103 degree radial at 49NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Alamogordo, NM April 2017 GPS interference testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 3-29-17: FAA Schedules Additional Barstow, CA GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted a pair of flight advisories for additional GPS Interference Testing around the Barstow, CA area from April 1 – 10, 2017. The testing will be happening during the time periods and around the area specified below. During the time that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Barstow, CA Area – April 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory A

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 352006N1163300W or the HEC VOR 341 degree radial at 33NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Barstow, CA Area – April 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory B

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 352006N1163300W or the HEC VOR 341 degree radial at 33NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisories for the Barstow, CA, April 2017 GPS interference testing, with an area map graphic, click here for Advisory A and click here for Advisory B.


UPDATE 3-20-17: FAA Schedules Tomah, Wisconsin GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for GPS Interference Testing around the Tomah, WI area during March 23, 2017. The testing will be happening during the time periods and around the area specified below. During the time that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Tomah, WI Area – March 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 440811N0904308W or the ODI VOR 066 degree radial at 35NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Tomah, WI March 2017 GPS interference testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 3-18-17: FAA Schedules Extensive Coastal San Diego, CA GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted a flight advisory advising of GPS Interference Testing around the coastal San Diego, CA area during select dates from March 21 – April 22, 2017. The testing will be happening during the time periods and around the area specified below. During the time that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

San Diego, CA Area – March/April 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 320000N1184500W or the Mission Bay VORTAC (MZB) 227 degree radial at 90NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the coastal San Diego, CA March 2017 GPS interference testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 3-17-17: FAA Schedules Mountain Home, ID GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted a flight advisory advising of GPS Interference Testing around the Mountain Home, ID area during March 20 – 31, 2017. The testing will be happening during the time periods and around the area specified below. During the time that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Mountain Home, ID Area – March 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 422114N1154618W or the BOI VOR 152 degree radial at 74NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Mountain Home, ID March 2017 GPS interference testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 3-01-17: FAA Schedules More Fort Carson, CO GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted another flight advisory advising of GPS Interference Testing around the Fort Carson, CO area during March 3 – 4 2017. The testing will be happening during the time periods and around the area specified below. During the time that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Fort Carson, CO Area – March 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 383140N1045445W or the PUB VOR 293 degree radial at 27NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Fort Carson, CO testing for the month of March 2017, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 2-27-17: FAA Schedules More Alamogordo, NM GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted another flight advisory detailing extensive upcoming GPS Interference Testing around the Alamogordo, NM area during the entire month of March 2017. The testing will be happening in March during the time periods and around the area specified below. During the time that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Alamogordo, NM Area – March 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 325928N1061655W or the TCS VORTAC 099 degree radial at 53NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Alamogordo, NM testing for the month of March 2017, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 2-24-17: FAA Schedules Additional Las Vegas, NV GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted a pair of flight advisories for additional GPS Interference Testing, both centered around the Las Vegas, NV area. The testing will happen during the dates and time periods and around the area specified below. During the period that the testing is taking, the FAA is advising pilots that they may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. As with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Las Vegas, NV Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory #1

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 361304N1150307W or the LAS VOR 019 degree radial at 10NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Las Vegas, NV Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory #2

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 371934N1154249W or the BTY VOR 043 degree radial at 59NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As in the past, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the areas described above during the testing periods, the FAA says you should check the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the first FAA advisory for the February 2017 Las Vegas, NV testing, with an area map graphic, click here, and for the second February 2017 Las Vegas, NV testing advisory with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 2-14-17: FAA Schedules Additional Barstow, CA GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for additional upcoming GPS Interference Testing around the Barstow, CA, area. The GPS testing will happen over a ten-day period. During the period that the testing is taking place, the FAA has warned that pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as the agency has said in their past advisories, pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Barstow, CA Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 352006N1163300W or the HEC VOR 339 degree radial at 33NM.

What are the times and dates scheduled for the testing?

As with their advisories in the past, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire requested period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the Barstow, CA area described above during the upcoming testing period, the FAA says to check the NOTAMs frequently, as details can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the February 2017 Barstow, CA testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 2-10-17: FAA Schedules Alamogordo, NM, Fort Riley, KA, and Sierra Vista, AZ GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted three more flight advisories for additional GPS Interference Testing around the Alamogordo, NM area, the Fort Riley, KA, area, and the Sierra Vista, AZ, area. The testing will take place during the dates and time periods and around the area specified below. During the period that the testing is happening, the FAA says that pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. As with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Alamogordo, NM Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 325928N1061654W or the TCS VORTAC 099 degree radial at 53NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they generally do, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Fort Riley, KA Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 391157N/0964831W or the SLN VOR 061 degree radial at 41NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As with past advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Sierra Vista, AZ Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 314817N1091130W or the SSO VOR 162 degree radial at 28NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As with their other advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in any of the three areas detailed above during the testing periods, the FAA says you should check the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the February 2017 Alamogordo, NM testing, with an area map graphic, click here, for the February 2017 Fort Riley, KA testing advisory with an area map graphic, click here, and for the February 2017 Sierra Vista, AZ testing advisory with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 2-9-17: FAA Schedules Fort Polk, LA, and Helena, MT, GPS Interference Testing 

The FAA has posted another pair of flight advisories for additional GPS Interference Testing around the Fort Polk, LA area, and the Helena, MT area. The testing will happen during the dates and time periods and around the area specified below. During the period that the testing is happening, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. As with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Fort Polk, LA Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 310535N/0930350W or the AEX VOR 253 degree radial at 31NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Helena, MT Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 461704N/1113539W or the HLN VORTAC 130 degree radial at 24NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As in the past, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in either of the two areas above during the testing periods, the FAA says you should check the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the February 2017 Fort Polk, LA testing, with an area map graphic, click here, and for the February 2017 Helena, MT testing advisory with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 2-8-17: FAA Schedules GPS Interference Testing for Fort Carson, CO

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for upcoming GPS Interference Testing around the Fort Carson, CO, area. The GPS testing will happen over a three-day period. During the period that the testing is taking place, the FAA has warned that pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as the agency has said in their past advisories, pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Fort Carson, CO Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 383545N1045135W or the BRK VOR 198 degree radial at 23NM.

What are the times and dates scheduled for the testing?

As with other advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire requested period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the Fort Carson, CO area described above in the next few days, the FAA says to check the NOTAMs frequently, as details can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the February 2017 Fort Carson, CO testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 2-6-17: FAA Schedules GPS Interference Testing For IN, NV, SC

The FAA has posted flight advisories for additional GPS Interference Testing around the Seymour, IN; Fallon, NV; and coastal Charleston, SC, areas. The GPS testing for IN and SC are both shorter periods, while the NV testing will run for a little over two weeks. During the periods that the testing is taking place, the FAA has warned that pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as the agency has said in their past advisories, pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Seymour, IN Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 390300N0853146W or the IIU VOR 007 degree radial at 57NM.

What are the times and dates scheduled for the testing?

As with other advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire requested period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the Seymour, IN area described above in the next few days, the FAA says to check the NOTAMs frequently, as details can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the February 2017 Seymour, IN testing, with an area map graphic, click here.

Fallon, NV Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 393835N1174702W or the MVA VORTAC 356 degree radial at 66 NM.

What are the times and dates scheduled for the testing?

As with other advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire requested period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the Fallon, NV area described above during the next couple of weeks, the FAA says to check the NOTAMs frequently, as details can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the February 2017 Fallon, NV testing, with an area map graphic, click here.

Charleston, SC Area – February 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 321000N0794000W or the Charleston VORTAC (CHS) 166 degree radial at 48NM.

What are the times and dates scheduled for the testing?

As with other advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire requested period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the Charleston, SC area described above during the specified time period, the FAA says to check the NOTAMs frequently, as details can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the February 2017 Charleston, SC testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 1-19-17: FAA Schedules More Las Vegas, NV GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted another flight advisory for additional GPS Interference Testing around the Las Vegas, NV area. The advisory details some pretty extensive testing times over a wide area, starting in a few days and running through the first half of February. During the period that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. And as they have in their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Las Vegas, NV – January 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 371957N1160221W or the BTY VOR 033 degree radial at 47NM.

What are the times and dates scheduled for the testing?

As with other advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire requested period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the Las Vegas, NV area described above, during the next few weeks, the FAA says to check the NOTAMs frequently, as details can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the January – February 2017 Las Vegas, NV testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 1-16-17: More FAA Coastal GPS Interference Testing near Charleston, SC

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for additional coastal GPS Interference Testing around the Charleston, SC area. The testing will happen during the dates and time periods and around the area specified below. During the period that the testing is taking place, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. As with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Charleston, SC – January 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 321715N0794146W or the Charleston VORTAC (CHS) 164 degree radial at 40NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As with other advisories, the FAA specifies that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots planning to fly in the coastal Charleston, SC area described above, the FAA says to check the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the January 2017 Charleston testing, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 1-11-17: FAA Schedules GPS Interference Testing in Fort Polk, LA Area

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for upcoming GPS Interference Testing around the Fort Polk, LA area during select dates in January 2017. The testing will be happening the dates and time periods and around the area specified below. During the testing period, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. As with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Fort Polk, LA – January 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 310535N/0930350W or the AEX VOR 249 degree radial at 31NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have specified in the past, the FAA says the testing may last for the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Fort Polk, LA testing for Jan 2017, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 1-9-17: FAA Schedules GPS Interference Testing For Yuma, AZ Area

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for extensive upcoming GPS Interference Testing around the Yuma, AZ area during the remainder of January 2017. The testing, which has already started, and will be continuing during the dates and time periods and around the area specified below. During the testing period, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. As with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Yuma, AZ – January 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 331328N1134850W or the BZA VOR 043 degree radial at 48NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have specified in the past, the FAA says the testing may last for the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Yuma, AZ testing for Jan 2017, with an area map graphic, click here.


UPDATE 1-2-17: FAA Schedules More Alamogordo, NM GPS Interference Testing

The FAA has posted a flight advisory for extensive upcoming GPS Interference Testing around the Alamogordo, NM area during the month of January, 2017. The testing will be happening during the date and time period and around the area specified below. During the period of testing, the FAA has said pilots may receive either an unreliable GPS signal or no GPS signal at all. As with their past advisories, the FAA says that pilots should report anomalies “only when ATC assistance is required.

Alamogordo, NM – January 2017 GPS Interference Testing Advisory

Where’s the testing area?

The location is centered at 332525N1062457W or the TCS VORTAC 069 degree radial at 44NM.

What times and dates will the testing take place?

As they have in the past, the FAA is saying that the testing may last the entire outlined period of time.

NOTAM Information

Final Details

For pilots who are planning to fly in the above area during the testing period, the FAA advises checking the NOTAMs frequently, as they can change with little or no notice. To read the FAA advisory for the Alamogordo, NM testing for Jan 2017, with an area map graphic, click here.