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Your #1 Travel Resource for Aviation Professionals January 2, 2002  
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Airport Diagrams


Requested Cities

ATC Preferred Routes

Dates to Watch


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  • Airport Diagrams
   We have added Airport Diagrams recently in the airport information section for most major US airports. You'll have a full screen display in pdf format with nothing but airport details. We'll be adding more airports as they become available.


   Air Traffic Control System Command Center's real-time airport status page. This page lists all major U.S. airports that are either experiencing delays or are affected by a traffic management initiative. Obtain detailed delay information about specific airports in the US. Great tool just prior to departure! NATIONAL AIRPORT STATUS SUMMARY provided by the FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center.

Airport Delays

  • Requested Cities
   Requested by our users, the following cities have been added to Gofir.com! Calcutta, India - Khartoum, Sudan - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Manchester United Kingdom - Naples, Florida - Santiago, Dominican Republic - Buffalo, New York - Sevilla, Spain - Hat Yai, Thailand - Lisbon, Portugal - Guadalajara, Mexico - Thunder Bay, Canada - Birmingham, Alabama - Hickory, North Carolina - Ponce, Puerto Rico - Halle, Germany - Sacramento, California - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Calgary, Canada - Milan, Italy - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Montego Bay, Jamaica - Dothan, Alabama ********** ALL cities and airports listed on Gofir.com have been requested by our users. Please request your city if it's not listed. Minimum runway length to be listed: 5000Ft. or 1500 meters.


  • ATC Preferred Routes
   We have added ATC Preferred Routes to our system. Simply enter your 3 letter US airport designator for departure and arrival airport and the database will return the ATC preferred route. If there's no ATC preferred route no data will be returned. Very helpful Route Management Tool. A must for preflight planning. Provided by ATC System Command Center.

ATC Preferred Routes

  • Dates to Watch
   ***JANUARY 04, 2002. NEPAL. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) opens in Kathmandu. India and Pakistan will be in attendance. ***JANUARY 06, 2002. PHILIPPINES. Ceasefire ends between the Philippine government and the communist insurgent NPA (New People's Army) movement. ***JANUARY 12, 2002. AUSTRALIA. Parliamentary elections. ***JANUARY 20, 2002. COLOMBIA. The latest Colombian government extension of FARC immunity in the liberated zone granted to the leftist revolutionaries by Pres. Andres Pastrana expires. If a ceasefire is not forthcoming by this date, the Colombian peace process may collapse. ***JANUARY 30, 2002. CUBA. Representatives of the Colombian government and the ELN (Ejercito Liberacion Nacional - National Liberation Army) insurgent group open their "Peace Summit" in Havana. ***JANUARY 30, 2002. OMAN. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) opens its summit meeting in Muscat. The event will last two days. ***JANUARY 31, 2002. UNITED STATES. The World Economic Forum Summit opens at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. The meetings will last until February 4. ***FEBRUARY 02, 2002. COSTA RICA. Parliamentary and presidential elections. ***FEBRUARY 03, 2002. CAMBODIA. Communal elections to be held. ***FEBRUARY 08, 2002. UNITED STATES. Winter Olympic Games open in Salt Lake City, Utah. Games will last 17 days, and close on Feb 24. ***FEBRUARY 17, 2002. MEXICO. APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) SOM I meets in Mexico City. The meeting will last until February 28. ***FEBRUARY 21, 2002. THAILAND. ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) foreign ministers meet in Bangkok. ***FEBRUARY 23, 2002. WORLDWIDE. Eid-ul Adha, Muslim Festival of Sacrifice. ***FEBRUARY 25, 2002. LAOS. Parliamentary elections to be held. ***FEBRUARY 26, 2002. SINGAPORE. The Asian Aerospace exhibit and conference opens. The event will last until March 3.

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