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EASA issues Conflict Zone bulletin containing warning for part of Jeddah FIR, Saudi Arabia
10 January 2018

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a Conflict Zone Information Bulletin (CZIB) on the Jeddah Flight Information Region (FIR), Saudi Arabia.

The bulletin refers to German Notam B0486/17 (issued August 28, 2017!). This Notam advises German operators not to plan and conduct flights within south west sector of FIR jeddah (OEJD)
including take off and landings at OEAB due to ongoing mil operations and ballistic missile assaults.

OEAB is the Abha International Airport, located 105 km from the border with Yemen.

This German Notam is valid until: Feb 28, 2018 while the EASA CZIB is valid until July 9, 2018.