Section 10. En Route Information Display System
ERIDS is a real time, interactive, electronic
information display system that is used as a
replacement for paper sources of information. ERIDS
provides controllers, supervisors, and traffic management personnel with access to aeronautical data,
weather data, airspace charts, ATC procedures,
NOTAMs, PIREPs, and other sources of ATC
a. Where available, ERIDS must be used to
provide controllers with the following information:
1. Sector binder information.
FAAO JO 7210.3, Para 6-2-2, En Route Sector Information Binder
FAAO JO 7210.3, Para 2-1-3, Position/Sector Binders
2. Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs). Facilities
using ERIDS for NOTAM distribution must develop
a backup plan in the event ERIDS becomes
3. National directives.
4. United States Government flight information
publications/DOD flight information publications.
5. Other air traffic information and lists
determined by facility directives.
b. ERIDS may be used to record and disseminate
c. ERIDS must not be used to disseminate
dynamic operational information; for example,
miles-in-trail restrictions, runway in use, weather
information other than PIREPS, etc.
d. Facilities must develop local procedures to
meet the following requirements:
1. Facilities using ERIDS must ensure that the
provisions of FAA Order JO 7210.3, paragraph
6-2-2, are met in the event of an ERIDS outage or
2. Facilities using ERIDS in lieu of sector
information binders must insure that all information
is available and maintained for each operational
sector in accordance with the provisions of FAA
Order JO 7210.3, paragraph 6-2-2.