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NOTAMs not removed past its expiration date: are they still valid?

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It's been 13 days since a NOTAM expired, but it is still posted online. Given that the NOTAM expiration was an estimated date (EST), does that mean the NOTAM is still officially in effect? I would think FAA would republish the NOTAM with an updated expiration date if they knew it would last longer.

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  1. Andy on Sep 15, 2015

    Yes the notam is still in effect. EST does in fact mean estimated. You can always call the managing facility of the notam and ask as well.

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