The FAA develops engineering, design, and construction standards for civil airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. This includes standards for airfield pavement; airport lighting, marking, signs, and other visual aids; safety during construction; surveying and GIS data; deicing, ARFF, and other facilities; bird radar and foreign object detection systems; and more.

Federal Register Notices

Engineering, Design, & Construction
Subject/Title Date
Proposal To Consider the Impact of One Engine Inoperative Procedures in Obstruction Evaluation Aeronautical Studies: Notice of Public Meeting, Extension of Comment Period (79 FR 33145) (PDF) 6/10/2014
Proposal to Consider the Impact of One Engine Inoperative Procedures in Part 77 Hazard Determinations (77 FR 23300) (PDF) 4/28/2014
Draft Parachute Landing Area Standards (77 FR 39446) (PDF) 7/3/2012
Draft Specification for Airport Light Bases, Transformer Housings, Junction Boxes, and Accessories, Advisory Circular 150/5345-42G; Opportunity To Comment (77 FR 38705) (PDF) 6/28/2012
Opportunity To Comment on the Draft Airport Design Advisory Circular 150/5300-13A (77 FR 26815) (PDF) 5/7/2012
Use of Non-Original Equipment Manufacturers' Components in Certified Aviation Obstruction/Antenna Structure Lighting Systems (69 FR 65493) (PDF) 11/12/2004
More Federal Register Notices

Forms

Airspace/Landing Area
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Notice of Proposed Construction or Alteration 7460-1 E-filing (follow instructions on site) Notifies the FAA of construction or alteration that might affect navigable airspace (49 CFR part 77)
Notice of Actual Construction or Alteration 7460-2   Notifies the FAA of construction or alteration that might affect navigable airspace (49 CFR part 77)
Notice of Landing Area Proposal 7480-1 Notifies the FAA of any construction, alteration, activation, deactivation, or change to the status or use of a civil or joint-use (civil/military) airport (part 157)
Construction
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Construction Progress and Inspection Report 5370-1 MS Word (43 KB) The information collected on this form documents the progress of construction work on a project funded with a Federal grant under the AIP.
Contractor's Payroll Form (PDF)
WH-347   Used by contractors and subcontractors required by Federal or Federally aided construction-type contracts and subcontracts to submit weekly payrolls

Instructions

Labor Standards Interview Form SF 1445   Supports Davis-Bacon monitoring efforts
Notice of Proposed Construction or Alteration 7460-1   See Airspace/Landing Area
Notice of Actual Construction or Alteration 7460-2   See Airspace/Landing Area
Notice of Landing Area Proposal 7480-1   See Airspace/Landing Area
Design / Engineering
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Airport Pavement Design 5100-1 MS Word (130 KB) Form used to identify design criteria and desired pavement section; typically attached to the engineer's report
Pavement Strength Survey 5320-1 MS Word (176 KB)  

Federal Register Notices

Engineering, Design, & Construction
Subject/Title Date
Proposal To Consider the Impact of One Engine Inoperative Procedures in Obstruction Evaluation Aeronautical Studies: Notice of Public Meeting, Extension of Comment Period (79 FR 33145) (PDF) 6/10/2014
Proposal to Consider the Impact of One Engine Inoperative Procedures in Part 77 Hazard Determinations (77 FR 23300) (PDF) 4/28/2014
Draft Parachute Landing Area Standards (77 FR 39446) (PDF) 7/3/2012
Draft Specification for Airport Light Bases, Transformer Housings, Junction Boxes, and Accessories, Advisory Circular 150/5345-42G; Opportunity To Comment (77 FR 38705) (PDF) 6/28/2012
Opportunity To Comment on the Draft Airport Design Advisory Circular 150/5300-13A (77 FR 26815) (PDF) 5/7/2012
Use of Non-Original Equipment Manufacturers' Components in Certified Aviation Obstruction/Antenna Structure Lighting Systems (69 FR 65493) (PDF) 11/12/2004