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FAASTeam Notice
Type: General Information
Notice Date: Friday, June 23, 2023
Notice Number: NOTC3066
Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations AC90-66C
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The FAA has noticed operations at several Alaska Airports that may be contrary to published procedures for operating in and out of non-towered airport, which may lead to airport traffic issues.  AC 90-66C Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations, may help you or refresh your knowledge, for these type of operations.

  PURPOSE OF THIS ADVISORY CIRCULAR (AC). This AC calls attention to regulatory requirements, recommended operations, and communications procedures for operating at an airport without a control tower or an airport with a control tower that operates only part time. It recommends traffic patterns, communications phraseology, and operational procedures for use by aircraft, lighter-than-air aircraft, gliders, parachutes, rotorcraft, and ultralight vehicles. This AC stresses safety as the primary objective in these operations. This AC is related to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 1, § 1.1 (traffic pattern), and part 91, § 91.13 (Careless or Reckless Operation), § 91.113 (Right-of-Way Rules: Except Water Operations), and § 91.126 (Operating On or In the Vicinity of an Airport in Class G Airspace). The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way, and the document is intended only to provide information to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

if you have any questions or follow-up please contact Kyle Weinzirl,  Anchorage FAASTeam at