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News & Highlights

  • New AIP Handbook (Order 5100.38D)
    The AIP Handbook provides FAA staff with guidance to manage the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The Handbook update incorporates changes to the AIP that were part of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, related Program Guidance Letters and other guidance, and comments from the public review process.
  • Airports Standard Operating Procedures
    The FAA's Airports organization has released two additional Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) addressing Safety Risk Management (SRM) and CATEX Determinations.
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