ENR 1.11 Addressing of flight plan messages

Flight plan shall be addressed as follows:

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Category of flight (IFR / VFR or Both)Route (into or via FIR and / or TMA)AFS Message Address
BothTransit / Enter / Exit Emirates FIROMAEZRZX
BothTransit Dubai CTA7OMAEZRZX, OMDBZPZX
BothTransit Abu Dhabi CTA and / or land OMAA 1,3,4OMAEZRZX, OMAAZAZX
BothDepart OMAA / OMAD 3OMAEZRZX, OMAAZPZX
BothLand / Depart OMBY / OMDL 3OMAAZPZX
BothLand OMAD 3,4OMAEZRZX, OMAAZAZX, OMADZTZX
BothLand / Depart OMALOMAEZRZX, OMAAZAZX, OMALZPZX, OMALZTZX
BothLand OMDB5,7OMAEZRZX, OMDBZJZX
BothDepart OMDB6,7OMAEZRZX, OMDBZPZX
BothLand / Depart OMDWOMAEZRZX, OMDWZPZX
BothLand / Depart OMFJ10OMAEZRZX, OMDBZPZX, OMFJZPZX, OMFJZAZX, OMFJZTZX
BothLand / Depart OMSJOMAEZRZX, OMDBZPZX, OMSJZPZX, OMSJZTZX
BothLand / Depart OMRKOMAEZRZX, OMDBZPZX, OMRKZAZX, OMRKZTZX
BothTransit Ras Al Khaimah CTA9OMAEZRZX, OMDBZPZX, OMRKZAZX

Note 1: Operators are reminded not to address ATS messages to OMAA address if transiting Emirates FIR at FL 160 and above. However, flight plan shall be addressed to OMAAZAZX for:

  1. All traffic on ATS routes G666 and P317
  2. Departures from OMDB and OMDW on ATS route L519

Note 2: Operators are reminded not to address ATS messages to any 'OMAM' address, unless intending to operate to OMAM (AL Dhafra airfield).

Note 3: Flight plans for traffic departing from Abu Dhabi CTA can be submitted through internet after Operators have registered on www.auhairport.ae

Note 4: All airlines and operators are required to ensure that all flight plan updates regarding delays (DLA), changes (CHG) and or cancellations (CNL) for their flights inbound to OMAA and OMAD, are notified at point of departure for forwarding to OMAAZAZX by AFTN

Note 5: Operators are reminded to address ‘OMDBZGZX’ for all non FPL and ATC related administrative messages.

Note 6: ATC are unable to issue departure clearance for aircraft delayed more than 30 minutes past last notified EOBT. ICAO Doc 4444 procedures regarding DLA messages apply.

Note 7: In compliance with ICAO Doc 4444 flight planning requirements, only the first FPL will be processed. Duplicate FPL are discarded. New FPL can be processed only after the original FPL has been cancelled (CNL).

Note 8: Emirates ACC shall send acknowledgement messages for all ATS messages in the category FPL, DLA, CHG and CNL messages addressed to OMAEZRZX. There are three types of acknowledgement messages as detailed below:

  1. ACK (Acknowledge – for messages automatically or manually processed)
  2. MAN (Manual – for messages referred for manual correction)
  3. REJ (Reject – for messages automatically or manually rejected)

Note 9: This applies to all operators civil or military requiring ATC service from OMRK. Flight plans to OMRK address can also be submitted via briefing@rakairport.com

Note 10: This applies to all operators civil or military requiring ATC service from OMFJ. Flight plans to OMFJ addresses can also be submitted via ais@fia.ae