Saudia Arabia Warnings – Sources
FSB Risk Level: Two – Assessed risk
OERK/Riyadh, Mar 29, 2018 – Three missiles were shot down over Riyadh (OERK), again fired from Yemen. Other missiles were shot down around Najran (OENG), Jizan (OEGN), and Abha (OEAB). According to a Houthi news agency, the targets were the airports of the respective cities. According to officials, all missiles have been intercepted, but the high risk due to the Yemeni conflict remains.
OERK/Riyadh, Nov 4, 2017 – A missile launched from Yemen reached an area very close to Riyadh Airport. Saudi sources say missile was intercepted, this is not yet confirmed. There appears to be a significant risk to operators, further research pending. Due to military activity related to the involvement in Yemen, it’s suggested to avoid the southwestern region of the Jeddah FIR. SCATANA rules in effect for the airspace below.
Source: Saudi Arabia
Reference: Notam W0057/18
Issued: Feb 04, 2018
Valid until: Apr 26, 2018
Plain English: SCATANA rules are active in the southern part of Saudi Arabia, due to the current Saudi-led Intervention in Yemen.
W0057/18 NOTAMR W00027/18 Q) OEJD/QRTCA/IV/BO /W /000/999/ A) OEJD B) 1802040747 C) 1804262359 D) H24 E) SCATANA ACT IN THE SOUTH JEDDAH FIR IN AN AREA BOUNDED BY THE FLW COORD: 191821N0385644E 232402N0500019E 190000N0520000E 184720N0504700E 183700N0490700E 181000N0481100E 172700N0473600E 170700N0472800E 165700N0471100E 165700N0470000E 171700N0464500E 171400N0462200E 171500N0460600E 172000N0452400E 172600N0451300E 172600N0443900E 172420N0443400E 172600N0442800E 172600N0442158E THEN FLW THE SAUDI ARABIA AND REPUBLIC OF YEMEN INTL BDRY IN ACCORDANCE WITH JEDDAH TREATY TO THE COAST LINE BDRY TO 162414N0424619E 162414N0420900E 161724N0414700E 160000N0420000E 154700N0415230E 153955N0413947E 160000N0410000E PILOTS SHALL STRICTIY KEEP LISTENING WATCH TO THE APPROPRIATE ATC FREQUENCIES AND SHALL ADHERE STRICTLY TO ATC INSTRUCTIONS. F) SFC G) UNL
Reference: Notam B0699/18
Issued: Mar 23,2018, valid until: Jun 22, 2018
B0699/18 (issued by EDGG EDWW EDMM) SECURITY - SAUDI ARABIA ... POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS SITUATION - FIR JEDDAH (OEJD) FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY ADVISES CIVIL 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 POTENTIAL RISK TO AVIATION FROM DEDICATED GROUND TO GROUND BALLISTIC WEAPONRY AND ONGOING MILITARY OPERATIONS. AFFECTED AREA: ALONG FIR SANAA AND FIR JEDDAH BORDER WAYPOINTS NISMI-NABAN-NOBSU-NETAS-DCT NEJRAN-DCT TASMU-DCT ELIVI-DCT IRBAB-DCT EMEKO-DCT 1912.0N 04110.8E DCT SOLUT-DCT IMRAM-DCT BOXIL-DCT NISMI. FURTHER RISK TO AVIATION IN THE TERMINAL AREAS OF OEJN AND OERK DUE TO POTENTIAL BALLISTIC MISSILE ASSAULTS AS OCCURRED END OF 2017. GERMAN CIVIL AIR OPERATORS ARE ADVISED TO TAKE THIS POTENTIAL RISK INTO ACCOUNT IN THEIR RISK ASSESSMENTS AND ROUTEING DECISIONS. EMERGENCY SITUATIONS: IN AN EMERGENCY THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE DECISION AND ACTION FOR THE SAFETY OF THE FLIGHT, THE PILOT IN COMMAND MAY DEVIATE FROM THIS NOTAM TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY THAT EMERGENCY.