Controlled Firing Area


  • Controlled Firing Areas (CFAs) contain activities which, if not conducted in a controlled environment, could be hazardous to non-participating aircraft
  • Examples include military artillery operations

Controlled Firing Area:

  • CFAs are not depicted on a map as they do not cause a non-participating aircraft to change its flight path
  • When a spotter aircraft, radar or ground personnel determine an aircraft might be approaching the area, the activities are discontinued
  • Non-regulatory in nature