By S.L. Fuller | January 31, 2017
Some 65 new arrival and departure procedures are set to go into effect for Southern California March 2, according to NBAA. Like North Texas and other regions of California, the Southern California Metroplex project aims to convert existing standard terminal arrival route (STAR) and standard instrument departure (SID) in 21 area airports to performance-based navigation (PBN) using area navigation procedures.
The Theme Building and control tower in Los Angeles International Airport. CC BY-SA 2.0
Southern California airports that will be affected include Los Angeles International (LAX), San Diego International (SAN), Santa Monica Municipal (SMO) and Van Nuys (VNY).