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Service Change Notice 22-95
National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD
1020 AM EDT Fri Sep 30 2022

To:  Subscribers:
  -NOAA Weather Wire Service
  -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
  Other NWS partners and NWS employees

FROM:  Bruce Entwistle
  Chief, Aviation and Space Weather Services Branch

SUBJECT:  Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF) Availability at Pago Pago
  International Airport (NSTU/PPG) on or about September 30,

NOTE:  The following change has no impact on:
  -NOAA WeatherWire Service subscribers
  -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

Effective on or about September 30, 2022, the Pago Pago International
Airport TAF will be available from the National Weather Service (NWS)
Honolulu Weather Forecast Office when the NSTU METAR is provided and
accordance with National Weather Service Instruction 10-813
Aerodrome Forecasts.” This document is available at

The International Air Transport Association identifier is PPG; the
International Civil Aviation Organization identifier is NSTU.

The NWS and the American Samoa Government (ASG) will share
for the surface aviation observations (METAR and SPECI) at the Pago
International Airport.

The ASG will provide the METAR and SPECI at the following times each
Tuesday 0200-1700 UTC, Friday 0200-1700 UTC, and Saturday 2100-Sunday
UTC. NWS Pago Pago will issue the observations for all other times.
observations are not available due to communication issues, etc., the
TAF may be suspended (NIL) by the NWS Honolulu office.

If you have any additional questions, please contact:

Michael L. Graf
Meteorologist/International Liaison
National Weather Service
Silver Spring MD
Work: 301-427-9109

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