Aeronautical Information Release Point

The Aeronautical Information Release Point is at the federal Office of Civil Aviation FOCA. The contact point manages the release of publications such as NOTAMS, AIP VFRM and the AIC.


Requests for publication of NOTAMs must be submitted to LIFS service of FOCA at least 3 working days before the desired publication date.


AIP, VFR Manual and AIC

Requests for modification of publication in AIP, in the VFR Manual or via AIC must be submitted to the LIFS service of FOCA according to the Originator Deadlines (PDF, 104 kB, 07.03.2024). AIRAC-relevant publications are listed in the following document.


Federal Office of Civil Aviation

Aeronautical Information Release Point (LIFS)
Tel: +41 58 465 96 03

The FOCA's LIFS service is available for all matters relating to aviation publications during the following times:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30am - 4pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - Midday

The LIFS service is closed on public holidays and bridge days (e.g. Friday after Ascension) as well as on certain other days (training, etc.).

In the event of urgent and unforeseen NOTAM publications outside opening hours, authorised persons may contact the NOF directly.

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