Mission

The Airport Engineering Division is responsible for airport engineering standards for configuration, design, equipment, and operations criteria at civil airports. It is also responsible for the construction and maintenance of airport grant-funded airside and landside airport facilities, including airport lighting and other visual aids, and for the Airport Safety Data Program.

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General Inquiries

Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Engineering Division (AAS-100)
800 Independence Avenue SW
Washington DC 20591

Phone: (202) 267-7669
Fax: (202) 267-3688

Staff Directory

Name Position Responsibilities
John R. Dermody, P.E. Manager  
Michael T. McNerney, Ph.D., P.E. Assistant Manager
  • Airports GIS
Kenneth Bryant Secretary  
Robert Bonanni, P.E. National Resource Engineer for Airport Airspace
  • Airport Airspace
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Airports GIS
  • ICAO-Visual Aids
  • Airport Obstructions Standards Committee (AOSC)
Gregory Cline, P.E. Civil Engineer
  • Airport Construction Standards
  • Airport Paving Standards
  • Pavement Maintenance
  • Pavement Management
Nayeem Hoq Electronics Engineer
  • Surface Surveillance Systems
  • Next Gen Technology Liaison
  • Foreign Object Debris (FOD)
  • Avian Radar
  • Vehicle Painting, Marking, and Lighting
  • R&D
  • Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF) Vehicle Training Facilities
Steven Debban, P.E. Civil Engineer
  • Airport Design
  • Airport Airspace
Doug Johnson, P.E. Civil Engineer
  • Airport Pavement Design
  • Pavement Construction
  • Pavement R&D
Khalil Kodsi, P.E. Civil Engineer
  • Airport Design
  • Heliport Design
  • Construction Safety
  • Runway Length and Airport Design MOS
George Legarreta Civil Engineer
  • Airport Design
  • New Large Aircraft
  • ICAO - Airport Design
  • Winter Operations
  • Snow & Ice Control Equipment
  • Runway Deicing Chemicals
  • Design of Aircraft Deicing Facilities
  • See Raymond Zee for CFME; runway friction
Alvin Logan Electronics Engineer
  • Airport Lighting & Electrical Systems
  • Airport Lighting Power & Control Systems
  • ICAO - Visual Aids
Thomas Mai Electronics Engineer
  • Airport Lighting & Electrical Systems
  • Heliport Lighting
  • Obstruction Lighting Equipment
  • Airport Signs
Michael Meyers, P.E. Civil Engineer
  • Runway Safety Areas
  • EMAS/Aircraft Arresting Systems
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Frangible Connections
  • ICAO
Lillian Miller Program Analyst
  • Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)
Dermot Mitchell (Contractor) Program Manager
  • Airport Safety Data Program (5010)
Shyam Parhi, Ph.D Computer Scientist
  • Airports GIS
Terry L. Rhea GIS Data Analyst
  • Airports GIS
  • Airport Safety Data Program (5010)
Richard L. Smith Electronics Engineer
  • Airport Lighting Equipment
  • Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
Raymond Zee, P.E. Civil Engineer/Airport Airspace Specialist
  • Obstruction Evaluation/Airport Airspace Analysis
  • National Airspace System
  • Runway Friction
  • CFME