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Weather is an important part of aviation. At any given time, there can be over 5,000 planes in the sky across the U.S. to carry passengers and cargo to their destinations. Aside from a flight delay due to storms, other hazards that can affect a flight include aircraft icing, turbulence, and volcanic ash. Weather information helps pilots and airlines plan flights to efficiently use airspace and resources by utilizing favorable conditions and avoiding potentially hazardous weather.


Click on the buttons below to learn more about the ways that the National Weather Service supports the aviation community.




All of the NWS employees who support aviation operations are dedicated to providing high-quality weather information and services to enhance safe and efficient flight across the national airspace system 24 hours a day.
To learn more about how the National Weather Service supports the aviation community, select a button below or choose an option from the drop down menu across the top of the page.