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Links to information on airport design and airport planning, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) guidance, airport funding, airport documents and forms, and other Central Region Airports Division Planning and Airport Capacity information.


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Overview


Guidance

  • Agricultural Activities - Refer to Section 2-6 of AC 150/5200-33 "Hazardous Wildlife Attractants on or near Airports"
  • AIP Sponsor Guide - Central Region Supplemental Guidance
    • 0500 - Planning (PDF, 216 KB)
      • 510 - NPIAS
      • 515 - Master Plan
      • 520 - Airport Layout Plans (ALP)
      • 530 - Environmental Review
      • 540 - Airport Site Investigations
      • 550 - Runway Protection Zones
      • 560 - Airport Property Interests
      • 570 - Apron Design
      • 580 - Planning Resources

  • Airport Design - Advisory Circular 150/5300-13.
  • Airport System Planning Process - Advisory Circular 150/5070-7 provides FAA guidance for the preparation of airport system plans.
  • Master Planning Guide - Advisory Circular 150/5070-6 provides FAA guidance for the preparation of airport master plans.

Resources

    Tools and Aids

  • ALP Review Checklist - FAA internal checklist for reviewing conformity of Airport Layout Plans
  • Design Standards Quick Reference - Access links to engineering, design, and construction standards for various airport-related equipment, facilities, and structures


Applications

    FAA Applications:

  • GA Apron Design Spreadsheet (MS Excel, 46 KB) - Spreadsheet to assist in the sizing of aprons for itinerant aircraft - Updated 3/16/2010
  • Snow Removal Equipment Spreadsheet (MS Excel, 41 KB) - Sizing of rotary plow capacity and snow plow blade length. This calculator automates the worksheet from the Advisory Circular AC 150/5220-20 Airport Snow & Ice Control Equipment.

    NOAA Applications:

  • Geodetic Calculators - NOAA Applications for calculating geodetic positions and azimuths
  • Magnetic Declination - NOAA Application to determine magnetic declination for a specific geodetic position