To inform airspace users regarding the declaration of new permanent Restricted Areas (RA) and Danger Areas (DA) formally used in a temporary nature by Defence in the Northern Territory for military exercises such as Diamond Storm and Pitch Black.

The issue


  • NT temporary RA and DA formally used for ADF activities have been declared permanent with new designators and modified dimensions
  • These RA and DA have been approved by CASA to become permanent with effect AIRAC 01 Dec 2022
  • These areas will be promulgated as ‘temporary’ in their updated form for military exercises Diamond Storm and Pitch Black 2022, pending becoming permanent areas with effect AIRAC 01 Dec 2022.
  • More information on Military Exercise Pitch Black 2022 can be found on the relevant AvSEF consultation.
Submitted by: 

Lisa Hinton – Joint Airspace Control Cell (JACC, RAAF)

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Start 04/05/2022
End 07/06/2022
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