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Final Space Shuttle TFR Issued

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 @ 11:02 AM

The FAA posted a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) that defines the TFR around the Kennedy Space Center for the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis scheduled for Friday, July 8.  This mission, STS-135, is the final launch in the Space Shuttle program.

The restricted area is centered on the Kennedy Space Center, which is on the Melbourne VOR/DME (MLB) 004 degree radial at 30.6 nautical miles (Latitude: 28º37'00"N, Longitude: 80º37'00"W).  There are to be no aircraft aperations of any type within the TFR.

Space Shuttle Atlantis is schedule to launch at 11:26am EDT on Friday, July 8.  Be sure to check the FAA's TFR List as well as iFlightPlanner.com's TFR Map for the most up-to-date information before you fly.