Friday, January 11, 2013
New RNAV Routes Go Live in Gulf of Mexico
Two newly approved area navigation routes went live this week in the Gulf of Mexico, allowing the application of 50 n.m. lateral separations for qualified aircraft that are authorized for RNP.
(The new Gulf of Mexico RNAV routes)
IATA, along with several airlines and other users had input into the final design of the new “Lima” and “Mike” RNAV routes.
FAA launched the implementation of the new routes in October 2011. More