ATS Route Designators and FIR List | ATS Route Designator


DESIGNATORS OF ATS ROUTE AND THEIR USE IN VOICE COMMUNICATION

According to ICAO Annexure 11, basic designators of ATS routes shall consist of a maximum of five, in no case exceed six, alpha/ numeric characters in order to be usable by both ground and airborne automation systems. The designator shall indicate the type of the route, that means; High/ Low altitude, specific airborne navigation equipment requirements (RNAV), aircraft type using the route primarily or exclusively.

COMPOSITION OF DESIGNATOR

a) The basic designator consists of one letter of the alphabet followed by a number from 1-999. The letters maybe:

A, B, G, R For routes which form part of regional networks of ATS Routes and are not Are Navigation Routes
L, M, N, P For Area Navigation Routes which forms part of Regional Networks of ATS Routes
H, J, V, W For routes which do not form part of the regional Networks of ATS Routes and are not Area Navigation Routes
Q, T, Y, Z For Area Navigation Routes which do not form part of Regional Network s of ATS Routes

 

b) Where applicable one supplementary letter shall be added as a prefix to the basic designator as follows:

K To indicate a low level route established for use primarily by Helicopters
U To indicate that the route or  portion thereof is established in the upper airspace
S To indicate a route established exclusively for use by the supersonic aircraft during acceleration/ deceleration and while supersonic flight

 

c) Where applicable, a supplementary letter may be added after the basic designator of the ATS route as a suffix as follows:

F To indicate that on the route or portion thereof advisory service is only provided
G To indicate that on the route thereof flight information service is only provided
Y For RNP1 routes at an above FL 200 to indicate that all turns on the route between 30 and 90 degrees shall be made within the tolerance of a tangential arc between the straight leg segments defined with a radius of 22.5 nm.
Z For RNP1 Routes at and below FL190 to indicate that all turns on the route between 30 and 90 degrees shall be made within the tolerance of a tangential arc between the straight leg segments defined with a radius of 15 nm.

 

USE OF DESIGNATORS IN COMMUNICATIONS

In voice communications, the basic letter of the designator should be spoken in accordance with the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Where the prefixes K, U, or S, specified above are used in voice communication, they should be pronounced as

K= Kopter,   U = Upper,   S = Supersonic

as in English Language

Where suffixes F, G, Y or Z are used, the flight crew shall not be required to use them in voice communications

 

ICAO FIR List is Attached as a link below:

ICAO FIR List

Abidjan FIR                             DIII

Accra FIR/UIR                           DGAC

Accra FIR/UIR                           DGFC

Addis Ababa FIR                         HAAA

Aix-en-Provence                         LFMM

(Marseille FIC/ACC/UAC/CCER)

Akhtubinsk FIR                          UATT

Albuquerque FIR                         KZAB

Alger FIR                               DAAA

Almaty FIR                              UAAA

Amazonica FIR                           SBAZ

Ambon Sector                            WAPZ

Amderma FIR                             ULDD

Amman FIR                               OJAC

Amsterdam FIR                           EHAA

Anadyr FIR                              UHMA

Anchorage FlR/Oceanic FIR               PAZA

Ankara FIR                              LTAA

Antananarivo FIR                        FMMM

FMCH

Antofagasta FIR                         SCFZ

Arkhangelsk/Talagi FIR                  ULAA

Ashgabat FIR                            UTAA

Asmara Sector                           HHAA

Astrakhan FIR                           URWA

Asuncion FIR/UIR                        SGFA

Athinai FIR/UIR                         LGGG

LGMD

Atlanta FIR                             KZTL

Atlantico FIR                           SBAO

Auckland Oceanic FIR                    NZZO

 

Baghdad FIR                             ORBB

ORMM

OKAC

Bahrain FIR/UIR                         OBBB

OKAC

Baku FIR                                UBBB

Bali Sector                             WADZ

Balikpapan Sector                       WALZ

Bangkok FIR                             VTBB

Banjarmasin Sector                      WAOZ

Barcelona FIR/UIR                       LECB

Bamaul FIR                              UNBB

Barranquilla FIR/UIR                    SKEC

Batagay FIR                             UEBB

Beijing FIR                             ZBPE

Beira FIR                               FQBE

Beirut FIR                              OLBB

Beograd FIR/UIR                         LYBA

Berlin FIR                              EDBB

Beryozovo FIR                           USHB

Biak Sector                             WABZ

-Jayapura Sector                        WAJZ

Bishkek FIR                             UAFM

Blagoveshchensk FIR                     UHBB

Bloemfontein FIR                        FABL

Bodaybo FIR                             UIKB

Bodo FIC/OFIR                           ENOB

Bogota FIR/UIR                          SKED

Bordeaux FIR                            LFBB

Boston FIR                              KZBW

Brasilia FIR                            SBBS

Bratislava FIR                          LZBB

Bratsk FIR                              UIBB

Brazzaville FIR                         FCCC

Bremen FIR                              EDWW

Brest FIR                               LFRR

Brindisi FIR/UIR                        LIBB

Brisbane FIR                            YBBB

Bruxelles FIR                           EBBU

Bruxelles UIR                           EDYY

Bucuresti FIR                           LRBB

Bujumbura FIR                           HBBA

 

Cairo FIR                               HECC

Canarias FIR                            GCCC

Capetown FIR                            FACA

Casablanca FIR                          GMMM

Chelyabinsk FIR                         USCC

Chennai FIR                             VOMF

Chersky FIR                             UESS

Chicago FIR                             KZAU

Chisinau FIR                            LUUU

Chita/Kadala FIR                        UIAA

Chokurdakh FIR                          UESO

Christchurch FIR                        NZZC

Cleveland FIR                           KZOB

Colombo FIR                             VCCC

Comodoro Rivadavia FIR                  SAVF

Comodoro Rivadavia UIR                  SAVU

Cordoba FIR                             SACF

Cordoba UIR                             SACU

Curacao FIR                             TNCF

Curitiba FIR                            SBCW

 

Dakar FIR                               GOOO

Dakar Oceanic FIR                       GOOO

Dam FIR                                 OSTT

Dar es-Salaam FIR/UIR                   HTDC

Delhi FIR                               VIDF

Denver FIR                              KZDV

Dhaka FIR                               VGFR

Dnepropetrovsk FIR                      UKDV

Donetsk FIR                             UKCV

Douala FIR                              FKKK

Durban FIR                              FADN

Dushanbe FIR                            UTDD

Dusseldorf FIR                          EDLL

Dzhezkazgan FIR                         UAKD

 

Edmonton FIR                            CZEG

Emirates FIR                            OMAE

Entebbe FIR                             HUEN

Ezeiza FIR                              SAEF

Ezeiza UIR                              SAEU

 

Finland FIR                             EFIN

Fort Worth FIR                          KZFW

France UIR                              LFBB

LFRR

LFMM

LFFF

LFEE

Frankfurt FIR                           EDFF

Fukuoka FIR                             RJJJ

 

Gaborone FIR                            FBGR

Gander FIR                              CZQX

Geneve FIR/UIR                          LSAG

Gigansk FIR                             UEVV

Guangzhou FIR                           ZGZU

Guayaquil FIR                           SEGU

Guriev FIR                              UATG

 

Habana FIR                              MUFH

Hannover UlR                            EDVV

Harare FIR                              FVHA

Ho-Chi-Minh                             VVTS

Hong Kong FIR                           VHHK

Honolulu FIR                            PHZH

Houston FIR/Oceanic FIR                 KZHU

 

Incheon FIR                             RKRR

Indianapolis FIR                        KZID

Irkutsk FIR                             UIII

Isla de Pascua FIR                      SCIZ

Istanbul FIR                            LTBB

Italia UIR                              LIBB

LIMM

LIRR

 

Jacksonville FIR                        KZJX

Jakarta                                 WIIF

Jakarta Sector UIR                      WIIZ

Jayapura Sector                         WAJZ

Jeddah FIR                              OEJD

 

Kabul FIR                               OAKX

Kano FIR                                DNKK

DNLL

Kansas City FIR                         KZKC

Karachi FIR                             OPKR

Kathmandu FIR                           VNSM

Kazan FIR                               UMKD

Khabarovsk/Novy FIR                     UHHH

Khanty-Mansiysk FIR                     USHH

Kharkiv FIR                             UKHV

Khartoum FIR                            HSSS

Khatanga FIR                            UOHH

Kigali FIR                              HRYR

Kingston FIR/UIR                        MKJK

Kinshasa FIR                            FZZA

Kirensk FIR                             UIKK

Kirov FIR                               USKK

Kobenhavn FIR                           EKDK

Kolkata FIR                             VECF

Kolpashevo FIR                          UNLL

Kostanay FIR                            UAUU

Kota Kinabalu FIR                       WBFC

Kotlas FIR                              ULKK

Krasnovodsk FIR                         UTAK

Krasnoyarsk/Yemelyanovo FIR             UNKL

Kuala Lumpur FIR                        WMFC

Kunming FIR                             ZPKM

Kupang Sector                           WATZ

Kurgan FIR                              USUU

Kyiv/FlR                                UKBV

 

Lahore FIR                              OPLR

Lanzhou FIR                             ZLHW

La Paz FIR                              SLLF

Libreville FIR                          FOOO

Lilongwe FIR                            FWLL

Lima FIR/UIR                            SPIM

Lisboa FIR/UIR                          LPPC

Ljubljana FIR                           LJLA

London FIR (civil)                      EGTT

Los Angeles FIR                         KZLA

Luanda FIR/UIR                          FNAN

Lusaka FIR                              FLFI

L’viv FIR                               UKLV

 

Madrid FIR/UIR                          LECM

Magadan/Sokol FIR                       UHMM

Magdagachi FIR                          UHBI

Maiquetia FIR/UIR                       SVZM

Male AACC/FlC                           VRMF

Malmo FIR                               ESMM

Malta FIR                               LMMM

Manado Sector                           WAMZ

Manila FIR                              RPHI

Mauritius FIR                           FIMM

Mazatlan FIR/UIR                        MMZT

Medan Sector                            WIMZ

Melboume FIR                            YMMM

Memphis FIR                             KZME

Mendoza FIR                             SAMF

Mendoza UIR                             SAMV

Merauke Sector                          WAKZ

Merida FIR/UIR                          MMID

Mexico FIR                              MMFR

Mexico FIR/UIR                          MMEX

Mexico Oceanic FIR                      MMEX

Miami FIR/Oceanic FIR                   KZMA

Milano FIR                              LIMM

Minneapolis FIR                         KZMP

Minsk FIR                               UMMV

Mirny FIR                               UERR

Mogadishu FIR                           HCSM

Moncton FIR                             CZQM

Monterrey FIR/UIR                       MMTY

Montevideo FIR                          SUEO

Montreal FIR                            CZUL

Moscow FIR                              UUWV

Mumbai FIR                              VABF

Munchen FIR                             EDMM

Murmansk FIR                            ULMM

Muscat FIR                              OOMM

Mys Kamenny FIR                         USDK

Mys Shmidta FIR                         UHMI

 

Nadi FIR                                NFFF

NWWW

NVVV

Nairobi FIR                             HKNA

N’Djamena FIR                           FTTT

Nepal FIR(cf. Kathmandu FIR)

Nerungri/Chulman FIR                    UELL

New York FIR                            KZNY

New York FIR/Oceanic FIR                KZWY

Niamey FIR                              DRRR

Nicosia FIR                             LCCC

Nikolayevsk-na-Amure FIR                UHNN

Norilsk FIR                             UOOO

Norway FIR                              ENOR

Novosibirsk/Tolmachevo FIR              UNNT

Nukus FIR                               UTNR

Nyurba FIR                              UENN

 

Oakland FIR/Oceanic FIR                 KZAK

Oceanico Mazatlan FIR                   MMFO

Odesa FIR                               UKOV

Okha FIR                                UHSH

Okhotsk FIR                             UHOO

Omsk FIR                                UNOO

Orenburg/Tsentralny FIR                 UWOO

 

Palembang Sector                        WIPZ

Panama FIR                              MPZL

Paramaribo FIR/UIR                      SMPM

Paris FIR                               LFFF

Penza FIR                               UWPP

Perm FIR                                USPP

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky FIR            UHPP

Pevek FIR                               UHMP

Piarco FIR                              TTZP

Poliarny FIR                            UERP

Pontianak Sector                        WIOZ

Port-au-Prince FIR                      MTEG

Port Elizabeth FIR                      FAPE

Port Moresby FIR                        AYPM

Praha FIR                               LKAA

Puerto Montt FIR                        SCTZ

Punta Arenas FIR                        SCCZ

Pyongyang FIR                           ZKKP

 

Recife FIR                              SBRE

Reims FIR                               LFEE

Resistencia FIR                         SARR

Resistencia UIR                         SAEU

Reykjavik FIR                           BIRD

Rhein UIR                               EDMM

EDUU

Riga FIR                                EVRR

Roberts FIR                             GLRB

Rochambeau FIR                          SOOO

Roma FIR                                LIRR

Rostov-na-Donu FIR                      URRV

 

Salekhard FIR                           USDD

Sal Oceanic FIR/UIR                     GVSC

Salt Lake City FIR                      KZLC

Samara/Kurumoch FIR                     UWWW

Samarkand FIR                           UTSD

Sanaa FIR                               OYSC

San Juan FIR                            TJZS

Sankt-Peterburg FIR                     ULLL

Santa Maria FIR                         LPPO

Santiago (STGO.) FIR                    SCEZ

Santo Domingo FIR                       MDCS

Sanya FIR                               ZJSA

Sarajevo FIR                            LQSB

Scottish FIR/UIR (civil)                EGPX

Scottish FIR (mil)                      EGQQ

Seattle FIR                             KZSE

Semipalatinsk FIR                       UASS

Sevilla FIR                             LECS

Seychelles FIR                          FSSS

Shanghai FIR                            ZSHA

Shannon FIR/UIR                         EISN

Shanwick Oceanic FIR                    EGGX

Shenyang FIR                            ZYSH

Simferopol FIR                          UKFV

Singapore FIR                           WSJC

Sofia FIR                               LBSR

Sondrestrom FIR                         BGGL

Stockholm FIR                           ESOS

Surgut FIR                              USRR

Sweden FIR/UIR                          ESAA

Switzerland FIR                         LSAS

Syktyvkar FIR                           UUYY

 

Taibei FIR                              RCAA

Tallin FIR                              EETT

Tashkent/Yuzhny FIR                     UTTR

Tbilisi FIR                             UGGG

Tegucigalpa/Toncontin lntl FIR          MHTG

Tehran FIR                              OIIX

Tel-Aviv FIR                            LLLL

Tiksi FIR                               UEST

Tilichiki FIR                           UHPT

Tirana FIR/UIR/FIC/ACC/SAR              LAAA

Toronto FIR                             CZYZ

Tripoli FIR                             HLLL

Tselinograd FIR                         UACC

Tunis FIR                               DTTC

Turukhansk FIR                          UOTT

Tyoply Klyuch FIR                       UEMH

 

Ufa FIR                                 UWUU

Ujung Pandang                           WAAF

Ujung Pandang Sector                    WAAZ

Uralsk FIR                              UARR

Urumqi FIR                              ZWUQ

Ust-Khairyozovo FIR                     UHPU

 

Vancouver FIR                           CZVR

Vama FIR                                LBWR

Velikiye Luki FIR                       ULOL

Vientiane FIR                           VLIV

Vilnius FIR                             EYVL

Vladivostok/Knevichi FIR                UHWW

Volgograd/Gumrak FIR                    URWW

Vologda FIR                             ULWW

Vorkuta FIR                             UUYW

 

Washington FIR                          KZDC

Wien FIR                                LOVV

Windhoek FIR                            FYWH

Winnipeg FIR                            CZWG

Wuhan FIR                               ZHWH

 

Yakutsk FIR                             UEEE

Yangon FIR                              VYYF

-Mandalay Sector                        VYMD

Yekaterinburg/Koltsovo FIR              USSS

Yeniseysk FIR                           UNII

Yerevan FIR                             UDDD

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk FIR                   UHSS

 

Zagreb FIR/UIR                          LDZO

Zurich FIR/UIR                          LSAZ

Zyryanka FIR                            UESU

Zhuhai FIR

ATS Route and FIR designators

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Reference:

Jeppesen Enroute

 

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