Aeronautical Chart User's Guide
by: FAA Aeronautical Information Service
This Chart Users' Guide is an introduction to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aeronautical charts and publications. It is useful to new pilots as a learning aid, and to experienced pilots as a quick reference guide.
The FAA is the source for all data and information utilise in the publishing of aeronautical charts through authorised publishers for each stage of Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) air navigation including training, planning, and departures, en-route (for low and high altitudes), approaches, and taxiing charts.
All information in this guide is effective as of 30 November 2023. All graphics used in this guide are for educational purposes. Chart symbology may not be to scale. Please do not use them for flight navigation.