Flight Plan Filers,
Please be advised the FAA Preferred IFR Routes have been updated for the 4/22/2021 publication cycle. Please utilize the published routes at https://www.fly.faa.gov/rmt/nfdc_preferred_routes_database.jsp to the maximum extent possible to avoid ATC required re-routes.
If your flight plans are departing Florida airports (MIA, FLL, PBI, FXE, SUA, MCO, ORL) and utilizing offshore routes AR16 or AR18, please take particular care to file the precise route for your destination airport. Published offshore routes exist for the following destination airports: ACK, ALB, BAF, BDL, BDR, BED, BOS, BVY, BWI, CEF, DXR, EWR, FOK, FRG, GON, HFD, HPN, HTO, HVN, IAD, ISP, JFK, LGA, LWM, MHT, MMU, ORH, PHL, POU, PVD, RDU, SWF, TEB, YUL, YYZ. Published offshore routes for Y494 and/or Y497 exist for flights departing FLL, MCO, MIA, PBI, TPA, MDSD, and MYNN with destinations BDA, BOS, DOV, EWR, JFK, MMU, and TEB.
For routes to and from Florida airports NOT found at the above link, please utilize the routes available at:
Northbound General Aviation Pref Routes (Departing Florida Airports)
Southbound General Aviation Pref Routes (Arriving Florida Airports)
THESE ROUTES HAVE BEEN UPDATED FOR 4/22/2021.
The Florida airports in the routes at the above two links include: 07FA, APF, BCT, EYW, FA54, FHB, FMY, FLL, FXE, ISM, MKY, MIA, MCO, OPF, ORL, PBI, PIE, PGD, RSW, SFB, SRQ, SUA, TMB, TPA. Again, please file the precise route for your departure and destination airport.
Please be reminded of and adhere to the NA (Not Authorized) NOTAMs published by ZJX.
If you have questions or issues please feel free to contact one of the FAA ARTCCs below directly.