GPS interference is being reported around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The first reports of signal degradation occurred about 24 hours ago.
“Significant GPS interference being reported by pilots in the Dallas area. Aircraft being rerouted onto non-RNAV arrivals,” the flight tracking website ADS-B Exchange first reported Monday afternoon.
As you are racking your brain as to the culprit of these disruptions, think back three years to when China purchased over 100,000 acres of land in West Texas near U.S. Military Bases (Fort Hood being one of them.)