TFR's and NOTAMs For Aircraft Restrictions

Hey everyone,

We have placed a TFR/NOTAM over KEGE and KASE that HEAVIES are not permitted at these airports. The largest aircraft that are allowed at this time are a B757 and A321. Aircraft larger than the B757 and A321 are not permitted.

There are legitimate reasons behind this decision. The important issue is that they were needed and are now in place. Please adhere to these new TFR’s/NOTAMs and be respectful towards both other pilots and ATC. This is a ghostable restriction so make sure that you follow the restrictions. We do not want to ghost anyone and try to avoid it as much as we can so please follow the restrictions or ATC instructions.

These TFR’s/NOTAMs may be added to other airports as well so again, please maintain awareness and adhere to these restrictions. To read the NOTAM, click anywhere within the TFR and then click on the tab that pops up for details.

Thank you to everyone in advance for your patience, cooperation, and understanding!

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Many have asked and you’ve fulfilled! Thanks, Mark. :)

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So glad to see this lol

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Now a heavy flying through there will receive a violation as well, effectively removing their access to Expert, correct Mark?

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I didn’t ask for it.

Frankly, it’s amusing watching someone desperately try to get a MTOW A380 up off the ground at either of these airports only to have to contend with rapidly rising elevation surrounding them. Fun times! :)

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Amusing, perhaps, but for casual server, not expert :)

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Only below FL150 :D

Once global comes though there should be an exception for low fuel diversion.

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And they already not listening… F.Y.I. a 787 is larger than a 757!

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I think you’re going to see a lot of this. A lot of these things aren’t major issues until one or two people get their knickers up in a bunch and make it one.

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Frankly, though, nothing above a private jet makes it into Aspen - no commercial flights in operation. So the rules are already different in IF. Both airports are for regional carriers and smaller narrow-body aircraft, not 767s and larger medium-body aircraft.

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It could accomodate if absolutely necessary.

Actually it’s mostly CRJ’s, ERJ’s that fly in commercially. United and Envoy/AA. So if you truly wanna go realistic, we should also disallow anything larger than these.

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There are seasonal direct flights for ski season using mainline aircraft. Example, United flies nonstop IAH-EGE with 737’s.

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And since it’s a TFR, it can be adjusted as such.

757 =/= 737

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From KEGE’s Wikipedia page

During the ski season, airlines mostly operate the Boeing 757 which are able to make non-stop flights to most U.S. airports. American Airlines flies an Airbus A319 on routes from Los Angeles, select frequencies from Dallas, and O’Hare International Airport. United Airlines operates a Boeing 737-700 on its daily Newark nonstop flight as well as select frequencies to Houston. Air Canada operates an Airbus A319 on their winter Saturday only service.[2] Year-round, United Express service is operated by SkyWest Airlines on a Bombardier CRJ700 series Regional Jet from Denver.

Funny how it mentions the 757 but doesn’t list any airlines that currently fly it into KEGE.

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KASE is too small for any mainline aircraft. CRJ-700s and Dash 8s for it.

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You just stated that airlines use 737’s and A319’s for this route…

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It makes sense in ski season, Anyone local to verify?

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ASE and EGE are two different airports. Interesting to see that 757s are allowed into ASE, that is way above the wingspan limits.

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By 7 feet.

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