(a) Each using agency shall prepare a report on the use of each
restricted area assigned thereto during any part of the preceding 12-month
period ended September 30, and transmit it by the following January 31 of
each year to the Manager, Air Traffic Division in the regional office of
the Federal Aviation Administration having jurisdiction over the area in
which the restricted area is located, with a copy to the Program Director
for Air Traffic Airspace Management, Federal Aviation Administration,
Washington, DC 20591.
(b) In the report under this section the using agency shall:
(1) State the name and number of the restricted area as published in
this part, and the period covered by the report.
(2) State the activities (including average daily number of operations
if appropriate) conducted in the area, and any other pertinent information
concerning current and future electronic monitoring devices.
(3) State the number of hours daily, the days of the week, and the
number of weeks during the year that the area was used.
(4) For restricted areas having a joint-use designation, also state the
number of hours daily, the days of the week, and the number of weeks
during the year that the restricted area was released to the controlling
agency for public use.
(5) State the mean sea level altitudes or flight levels (whichever is
appropriate) used in aircraft operations and the maximum and average
ordinate of surface firing (expressed in feet, mean sea level altitude)
used on a daily, weekly, and yearly basis.
(6) Include a chart of the area (of optional scale and design)
depicting, if used, aircraft operating areas, flight patterns, ordnance
delivery areas, surface firing points, and target, fan, and impact areas.
After once submitting an appropriate chart, subsequent annual charts are
not required unless there is a change in the area, activity or altitude
(or flight levels) used, which might alter the depiction of the activities
originally reported. If no change is to be submitted, a statement
indicating "no change" shall be included in the report.
(7) Include any other information not otherwise required under this
part which is considered pertinent to activities carried on in the
(c) If it is determined that the information submitted under paragraph
(b) of this section is not sufficient to evaluate the nature and extent of
the use of a restricted area, the FAA may request the using agency to
submit supplementary reports. Within 60 days after receiving a request for
additional information, the using agency shall submit such information as
the Program Director for Air Traffic Airspace Management considers
appropriate. Supplementary reports must be sent to the FAA officials
designated in paragraph (a) of this section. (Secs. 307 and 313(a),
Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1348 and 1354(a)))