Things heating up in the Persian Gulf… No Fly zone just issued!

The FAA have just issued a new Prohibition for US operators as an Emergency Order, creating a No Fly Zone in the Persian Gulf.

Notam A0019/19 was issued at 0148 UTC, June 21st – about 45 minutes ago.

All US operators are prohibited from entering the Tehran FIR in the area above the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman.

It’s not yet on the official FAA Warnings page, but should appear there soon.