The NextGen Branch provides standardization among regions and supports the Flight Standards Division Manager, in the following areas:

  • Development and Implementation of Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) Technologies
  • Domestic as well as Special Authorization Category (CAT) II & III Approach Procedures
  • Surface Movement Guidance Control System (SMGCS) Operations
  • Airman and Aircraft Certification for Reduced Visibility Flight Operations, including CAT II & III Operations
  • Special Instrument Approach Procedures
  • Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Waivers
  • Foreign Instrument Approach Procedures
  • Airport Airspace Analyses
  • Modifications to Airport Standards
  • Obstruction Evaluations
  • National Airspace System (NAS) Change Proposals
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Integration

Contact Information:

Arthur Lapointe, Acting NextGen Branch Manager
Phone: (404) 305-6039

Fax: (404) 305-6043