Updated Jan. 15, 2020

If your business will take you to the Miami area from Jan. 29-Feb. 4, the FAA has released information about air traffic management procedures in place for Super Bowl LIV, which takes place Sunday Feb. 2. The following information has been gathered to assist business aviation flights planning on operating into and out of the Miami terminal area during the published timeframes.

A required reservation program will be in effect to facilitate ground services at six South Florida metropolitan airports from Wednesday, Jan. 29 through Tuesday, Feb. 4. Reservations must be obtained through your FBO of choice at the given airport. Those airports are listed below.

  • Miami International Airport (MIA)
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
  • Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE)
  • Miami-Opa Locka Airport (OPF)
  • Miami Executive Airport (TMB)
  • Boca Raton Airport (BCT)

Special air traffic procedures to enhance the efficiency and safety of the anticipated high-volume aircraft operations and minimize delays will be in effect for the following airports:

  • Miami International Airport (MIA)
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
  • Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE)
  • Miami-Opa Locka Airport (OPF)
  • Miami Executive Airport (TMB)
  • Boca Raton Airport (BCT)
  • Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)
  • Pompano Beach Airpark (PMP)
  • North Perry Airport (HWO)

Required Route Structures for Arrivals and Departures

Arrival Route Requirements

Monday, Jan. 27 through Tuesday, Feb. 4

Arriving OPF (Miami Opa Locka Executive Airport)

  • South and Southeast of Miami – File normal arrival routes
  • All other areas, including North and Northeast – BAARY SSCOT5 OPF

Arriving MIA / FLL / TMB / FXE / BCT / PBI / HWO / PMP file normal arrival routes.

Note: Pilots should anticipate possible reroutes based on air traffic demand.


Departure Route Requirements

Monday, Jan. 27 (noon) through Tuesday, Feb. 4

  • Monday, Jan. 27 (noon) through Saturday, Feb. 1, file normal routes.
  • Sunday night, immediately after the game until 8 a.m. (EST) Monday, file one of the specified routes outlined in the air traffic procedures
  • Departures after 6 a.m. (EST) Monday, Feb. 3, file normal routes.

View the FAA Air Traffic Management Special Procedures.


FAA Super Bowl Flight Advisory

The FAA has released a flight advisory to give operators advance information about the TFRs NOTAMs that will be published concerning Super Bowl LIV.

General aviation operations will be prohibited within a 10 nautical mile ring around Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL from 1730 local to 2359 local on Feb. 2, 2020.

Download the FAA’s Super Bowl LIV Flight Advisory (PDF)

Aircraft operators should check NOTAMs frequently for updated information and mandatory airspace restrictions prior to operations within this region.


FAA ATC Air Traffic Management Initiatives

Crews can expect air traffic management Initiatives throughout the week which may include the following:

  • Ground-delay programs
  • Airspace-flow programs
  • Time-based metering
  • Miles-in-trail
  • Airborne holding
  • Ground stops

Additional Information

The FAA has published a useful web page that contains air traffic management related information and other useful links for the Miami area airspace and airports. It will be updated as needed as additional information becomes available.

View the FAA Super Bowl LIV web page.