United Arab Emirates

Risk Level: Three - Caution

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Missiles fired by Yemeni rebels (Houthis) have reached Saudi Arabia multiple times, and they have threatened to fire at the UAE. On April 23, 2019, a spokesman for the Houthis said -Our missiles are capable of reaching Riyadh and beyond Riyadh, to Dubai and Abu Dhabi-

Current warnings list :

Source Reference Issued Valid to
United Arab Emirates Notam 0356/18 12 Oct 2018 Ongoing
Source: United Arab Emirates
Reference: Notam 0356/18
Issued: 12-Oct-18, valid until: Ongoing
Plain English: Risk from Houthi Weapons targeting UAE territory
A1987/18 NOTAMN
Q) OMAE/QXXXX/IV/NBO/W/000/600/2500N05430E999
A) OMAE B) 1810121200 C) PERM
E) REFERENCE TO SAUDI ARABIA NOTAM W0438/18, DUE TO THE CONFLICT IN
YEMEN BETWEEN THE LEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT AND IRANIAN-SUPPORTED
HOUTHI MILITIA,THERE EXISTS THE POTENTIAL FOR HOUTHI WEAPONS TO
AFFECT CIVIL AVIATION OPERATIONS BEYOND THE SANAA FIR.

AS A RESULT, PILOTS SHALL KEEP LISTENING TO THE APPROPRIATE ATC
FREQUENCIES AND SHALL STRICTLY ADHERE TO ATC INSTRUCTIONS WHEN
FLYING IN THE EMIRATES FIR.

IN ADDITION, UAE IS PUTTING IN PLACE MEASURES TO MITIGATE RISK THAT
MIGHT RESULT FROM UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM CAPABILITIES THAT MAY
TARGET AIR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE EMIRATES FIR.