The AOSC serves as the vehicle transforming outdated, inconsistent obstruction standards practices to future policy that optimally balances operational safety, effectiveness, and economic benefit.

AOSC Documents
Document Date
AOSC Charter (PDF, 135 KB) 05/22/2003
DD 01b - POFA and Runway / Parallel Taxiway Separation Standards (PDF, 13 KB) 12/18/2003
DD 02b - 40:1 Departure Surface and Obstruction Evaluations (PDF, 35 KB) 09/13/2004
DD 03 - Atlanta Runway 8R / 26L End-Around Taxiway (PDF, 11 KB) 07/12/2004
DD 04 - Runway / Parallel Taxiway Separation Standards (PDF, 17 KB) 03/21/2005
DD 05 - Airport Traffic Control Tower Interim Siting Guidance (PDF, 8 KB) 06/08/2005
DD 06 - Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) End-Around Taxiway System (PDF, 13 KB) 06/08/2005
DD 07 - National Departure Case Study for End-Around Taxiways (PDF, 11 KB) 09/21/2006
POFZ Broadcast Material (MS PowerPoint, 3.90 MB) 02/17/2006
AOSC Contacts
Name Dept/LOB Number
Executive Lead
Ray Towles ARC-001/ARC (202) 267-7369
Members
Robert Bonanni AAS-100/ARP (202) 267-8761
Thomas J Nichols AFS-420/AVS (405) 954-1171
Patrick Zelechoski AFS-408/AVS (202) 385-4615
Ron Singletary AJT-024/ATO (202) 385-8558
John Speckin ACE-002/ARC (816) 329-3053
John Page AJV-15/ATO (202) 267-9354