The Regional Administrator is the senior FAA staff member in the region and is responsible for maintaining oversight and for appraising overall mission accomplishment.
The Regional Administrator serves as the principal representative of the Administrator and the senior FAA officials in their Region. The Regional Administrator provides corporate leadership in cross-organizational matters and represents the Agency within industry, the public and governmental organizations. Responsibilities include
Other oversight activities include:
Regional Administrator: Joe Miniace
Accounting Contact Information:
PO Box 25710
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
Phone: (405) 954-8856
Sponsors that desire to verify their grant payment history should use the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) system.
Sponsor with the FAA Central Region that need to change their account information ( i.e. authorized person or bank account information) must first contact the Central Region Fiscal Control Specialist at (816) 329-2641. At that time, the Sponsor will receive instructions regarding how to update their account information.
Sponors having difficulty accessing the eInvoicing System should contact the customer service desk at the following toll free number: : 1-866-641-3500 - Option 4 - Option 3
The ATO Technical Operations organization is responsible for managing, modernizing, and operating the infrastructure of the National Airspace System . Their responsibilities includes systems such as radar, communication, ground-based navigation aids, and automation.
Airport owners and operators who are proposing airfield development work that may impact a FAA owned facility must coordinate in advance with FAA ATO Technical Operations. The two typical situations are as follows:
The ATO organization also services the non-Federal Facility program such as sponsor-owned AWOS sites.
ATO Technical Operations- NAS Planning & Integration
Non-Federal Facilities - Central Region
- Non-Fed and Contract Towers, (817) 222-4261
- Non-Fed AWOS, (817) 222-4547
- Non-Fed NavAids, (817) 222-4038
The Office of Civil Rights represents the FAA Administration on civil rights, diversity, and equal opportunity matters. A significant function of the FAA Civil Rights office is the administration of the Airports Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program.
Entities receiving AIP funds in excess of $ 250,000 a year under the AIP program must have an approved DBE program conforming to Federal Regulation 49 CFR Part 26. This $250,000 threshold represents total yearly amount as opposed to a project specific amount. To remain eligible for AIP funding, sponsor must fully comply with all required provision of 49 CFR Part 26
Patricia A. Wright
DBE Program Specialist
The Flight Procedures Office (FPO) is a service group within the FAA Aeronautical Navigantion Products organization that administers FAA instrument flight procedures development and maintenance functions. The FPO is the focal point to start the process for completing requests for new and revised instrument flight procedures. The FPO is also involved in the evaluation of proposed construction as it relates to the impact to current and future instrument procedures. The FPO will assist sponsors with the scheduling of flight inspection of new and revised instrument procedures and facilities. Airport owner/operators shall contact Flight Procedures whenever temporary or permanent modfications are made to runways with existing precision and non-precision approaches.
Central States Flight Procedures Office
Fort Worth, TX
Phone: (817) 838-1900
Faz (817) 838-1920
The Public Affairs staff is the FAA focal point for all external communication with the news media and the general public. Public Affairs Specialists issue press releases regarding significant national or local issues, conduct media interviews, and arrange interviews with FAA officials. Public Affairs Specialists also respond to public inquiries for information about the latest navigational and air traffic control equipment, air traffic procedures, airport funding programs, the noise abatement program, federal aviation regulations, aviation statistical data, consumer information, and consumer complaints.
The Public Affairs points of contact for the FAA Central Region reside in the Great Lakes Regional Offices.
Tony Molinaro or
Elizabeth Isham Cory
Des Plaines, IL
After Hours: 847-294-8400
Fax: (847) 294-7852
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