Chapter 22. Prohibited Areas
Section 1. General
A prohibited area is airspace established under
14 CFR part 73 provisions, within which no person
may operate an aircraft without permission of the
Prohibited areas are established when necessary to
prohibit flight over an area on the surface in the
interest of national security and welfare.
Identify prohibited areas with the prefix letter “P"
followed by a dash, a two-digit number, location,
and the two-letter state abbreviation (e.g., “P-47,
Amarillo, TX"). Identification numbers are assigned
by Airspace Regulations and ATC Procedures Group.
Prohibited areas normally extend from the surface
upward to a specified altitude, with a “continuous"
time of designation
No person may conduct operations within a
prohibited area except under a certificate of waiver
issued by the Administrator.