IVAO IVAO North America Region Division

Consists of Bahamas, Canada, and United States

Divisional Special Operations Department is active

No SO events are planned. You may check events in other countries.

No SO events have been organised. You may check archive data for SO events organised before 01 December 2018.

Divisional Special Operations Letter of Agreement (LOA)

LOA EFFECTIVE DATE 24 October, 2017

This LOA is outdated and may contain incorrect information; this LOA will be reviewed by the North America Region Division (XA) Special Operations Coordinator (SOC) shortly. It is displayed for reference only. Updated LOA will be published on this page as soon as XA SOC reviews it. Meanwhile, if needed, please contact XA SOC for enquiries. Contact details are on the right.

Speed Restrictions

●  Within Active CTR: 250 IAS, on request max. 1.2 M

●  Supersonic under IFR only over FL400

●  Fighter Acft below FL100: <350 IAS

●  Other Mil-Acft below FL100: <250 IAS

Military airfields in USA (FAA rules)

      Altus Air Force Base (AAFB) (IATA: LTS, ICAO: KLTS, FAA LID: LTS) Altus, Oklahoma.

C-17 Globemaster III and KC-135 Stratotanker.


      Beale Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: BAB, ICAO: KBAB, FAA LID: BAB) Marysville, California.

U-2 Dragon Lady and RQ-4 Global Hawk.

      Cannon Air Force Base (IATA: CVS, ICAO: KCVS, FAA LID: CVS ) Clovis, New Mexico.

AC-130W Stinger II, MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper, CV-22 Osprey.
special operations forces (SOF).

      Davis–Monthan Air Force Base (DM AFB) (IATA: DMA, ICAO: KDMA, FAA LID: DMA) Tucson, Arizona.

A-10 Thunderbolt II.
close air support (CAS),combat search and rescue (CSAR)

      Fairchild Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: SKA, ICAO: KSKA, FAA LID: SKA) Spokane, Washington.

KC-135 Statotanker
air refueling.(AR)

      Holloman Air Force Base (IATA: HMN, ICAO: KHMN, FAA LID: HMN) Otero County, New Mexico.

A-10C, MQ-1, MQ-9, B-1B, B-52H, E-3B/C/G, E-8C, E-9A, E-11A, F-15C/D, F-15E, F-16C/D, F-22A, F-35A HH-60G, MC-12, OC-135B, RC-26B, RC-135S/IU/V/W, RQ-4, RQ-170, U-2, WC-135, HC-130N/P/J
air combat command (ACC), training.

      Hurlburt Field (ICAO: KHRT, FAA LID: HRT) Okaloosa County, Florida.

MQ-1 Predator; AC-130 Gunship; CV-22 Osprey.
unconventional warfare: counter-terrorism, combat search and rescue,(SOW)

      Kirtland Air Force Base (IATA: ABQ, ICAO: KABQ) Albuquerque, New Mexico.

MC-130H Combat Talon II and MC-130P Combat Shadow, HC-130P King, UH-1N Huey, HH-60G Pave Hawk and CV-22 Osprey
combat search and rescue (CSAR)

      Mountain Home Air Force Base (IATA: MUO, ICAO: KMUO, FAA LID: MUO) Elmore County, Idaho.

F-15E Strike Eagle,F-15C Eagle, EA-6B Prowler, EA-18G
combat readiness.

      Nellis Air Force Base (IATA: LSV ICAO: KLSV FAA LID: LSV ) Clark County, Nevada.

A-10,B-1, B-2, B-52, F-15C & E, F-16, F-22, HH-60, MQ-1, RQ-4, U-2
air combat exercises

      Travis Air Force Base (IATA: SUU, ICAO: KSUU, FAA LID: SUU) Solano County, California.

C-5 Galaxies, KC-10 Extenders, C-17 Globemaster III

      Tyndall Air Force Base ( IATA: PAM ICAO: KPAM FAA LID: PAM ) Panama City, Florida.

F-22 Raptor
air dominance training.

      Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: SZL, ICAO: KSZL, FAA LID: SZL) Knob Noster, Missouri.

B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber

      Joint Base Andrews (IATA: ADW ICAO: KADW FAA LID: ADW ) Camp Springs, Prince George's County, Maryland.

VC-25, KC-135 Stratotanker, EA-6B Prowler, C-37A.
national security

      Joint Base Langley–Eustis (IATA: LFI, ICAO: KLFI, FAA LID: LFI) Newport News, Virginia

F-22 Raptor
fighter, attack, reconnaissance, combat search and rescue, airborne command and control.


      Naval Air Station Key West (IATA: NQX, ICAO: KNQX, FAA LID: NQX), Key West, Florida,

training facility for air-to-air combat fighter aircraft of all military services.

      Naval Air Station Pensacola or NAS Pensacola (IATA: NPA, ICAO: KNPA, FAA LID: NPA) Warrington, Florida.

advanced training base for most Naval Flight Officers.

      Naval Air Station Corpus Christi (IATA: NGP, ICAO: KNGP, FAA LID: NGP) Nueces County, Texas.

primary training in the T-6B Texan II, advanced training in the twin engine T-44A , T-44C Pegasus and TC-12B Huron aircraft.

Military airfields in Canada (ICAO rules) Royal Canadian Forces Bases

      CFB Gagetown (ATA: none ICAO: CYCX WMO: 71701) New Brunswick.

Bell CH-146 Griffon, CH-135 Twin Huey, CH-136 Kiowa.
operational aircrew training.

      CFB Halifax (ATA: none ICAO: CYAW) Shearwater, Nova Scotia.

Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King, Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone .
maritime helicopter operations support .

      CFB Cold Lake (IATA: YOD, ICAO: CYOD), Cold Lake, Alberta.

CF-18 Hornet.
tactical fighter Operational Training .

      CFB Trenton (IATA: YTR, ICAO: CYTR) Quinte West, Ontario.

CC-130 Hercules, CC-150 Polaris , CC-177 Globemaster III, CC-144 Challenger VIP, CH-146 Griffon.
tactical airlift.

The use of SkyVector (https://skyvector.com/) for any information about restricted, prohibid, MOA´s and so on is necesary.

This is a small sample of all the bases in the USA and Canada.
More information:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_Air_Force_installations https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_Naval_Air_Stations https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Royal_Canadian_Air_Force_stations

The LOA text presented above is the responsibility of IVAO North America Region Division Special Operations Coordinator (SOC) and HQ–SOD can not guarantee it's accuracy. HQ–SOD only evaluates LOAs provided by divisional SOCs against some general common standards set by the SO Regulations.

IVAO Special Operations flights