Pre-flight Resources

This page consolidates some of the resources that are helpful for pre-flight planning. Information on this page may contain inaccuracies or incomplete information, pilots should independently verify weather and relevant NOTAMs prior to departure.

Common Resources

NOAA Aviation Weather Center

Detailed weather observations including METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, and graphical prog charts.

NOTAM Search


FAA portal for searching NOTAMs at a location or along a flight path.

Flight Service

Comprehensive flight planning and weather breifing tool. Can additionally be used to open and close flight plans.