The Flight Standards National Field Office is responsible for ensuring standard application of national certification and surveillance programs, policies, and procedures.
The office which is located at Dulles, Virginia, provides services in all regions. The division is affiliated with the Eastern Region, which serves as the host region. The Eastern Region's services to this division include, but are not limited to: legal, personnel, payroll, acquisition, budgeting, and security.
The Flight Standards National Field Office is responsible for field implementation of national programs, including oversight of the certification and surveillance of airmen, air operators, and air agencies engaged in air transportation under 14 CFR part 121. These responsibilities include development of national certification and surveillance programs, policies, procedures, and comprehensive national surveillance plans; standardizing and continuously improving Air Transportation Oversight System (ATOS) processes, providing assistance and support to ATOS Certificate Management Teams; the creation and deployment of the Safety Assurance System (SAS); and, promoting System Safety and Risk Management in Flight Standards. More »
Flight Standards National Field Offices:
- Analysis & Information Program Office
- Certification & Evaluation Program Office
- Continual Improvement Program Office
- Field Support Program Office
- FS Safety Management System (SMS) Program Office
- System Approach for Safety Oversight (SASO) Program Office
- Program Management Branch
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Standards National Field Office, AFS-900
ATPCO Building, Suite 240 45005 Aviation Drive
Dulles, VA 20166
Phone: (703) 661-0500