Starting a Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
If you are… You must…
A part 119 certificate holder with authority to operate under parts 121 or 135 Obtain an Antidrug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program Operations Specification (A449) by contacting your FAA Principal Operations Inspector.
An air tour operator as defined in 14 CFR part 91, § 91.147 Obtain a Letter of Authorization (LOA) by contacting your local Flight Standards District Office nearest to your principal place of business.
A part 119 certificate holder with authority to operate under parts 121 or 135 and an operator as defined in 14 CFR part 91, § 91.147 Complete both requirements described above in this chart and advise the Flight Standards District Office and the Drug Abatement Division that the § 91.147 operation will be included under the part 119 testing program. Contact the Drug Abatement Division at FAA, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Drug Abatement Division (AAM-800), 800 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20591.
An air traffic control facility not operated by the FAA or by or under contract to the U.S. Military Register with the FAA, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Drug Abatement Division (AAM-800), 800 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20591.
A part 145 certificate holder who has opted to conduct its own drug and alcohol testing program Obtain an Antidrug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program Operations Specification (A449) by contacting your Principal Maintenance Inspector or register with the FAA, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Drug Abatement Division (AAM-800), 800 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20591.
A contractor who has opted to conduct its own drug and alcohol testing program Register with the FAA, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Drug Abatement Division (AAM-800), 800 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20591.

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