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Objectionable Airports

Objectionable Airport

I ran across an airport listed on the chart as OBJECTIONABLE and wondered what it was. The FAQs at AeroNav explain it.

What does “OBJECTIONABLE” stand for on VFR Charts?

The type “OBJECTIONABLE” associated with an airport symbol indicates that an objectionable airspace determination has been made for the airport per FAA Order JO 7400.2 Section 4, Airport Charting and Publication of Airport Data. Objectionable airspace determinations can be based upon a number of factors including conflicting traffic patterns with another airport, hazardous runway conditions, or natural or man-made obstacles in close proximity to the landing area. FAA Regional Airports Offices are responsible for airspace determinations.

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