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.

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 (7/98) 7460-2   Notifies the FAA of construction or alteration that might affect navigable airspace (49 CFR part 77)
Notice of Landing Area Proposal (4/14) (PDF) 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 (MS Word) 5370-1   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 (5/07) 7460-1   See Airspace/Landing Area
Notice of Actual Construction or Alteration (7/98) 7460-2   See Airspace/Landing Area
Notice of Landing Area Proposal (1/93) 7480-1   See Airspace/Landing Area
Design / Engineering
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Airport Pavement Design (MS Word) 5100-1   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

Reports

Engineering, Design, & Construction
Subject/Title Date Other Formats
Statistical Extreme Value Analysis of the SFO Taxiway Centerline Deviations for 747 Aircraft (PDF) 2008 NA
Statistical Extreme Value Analysis of JFK Taxiway Centerline Deviations for 747 Aircraft (PDF) 10/2003 NA
Statistical Extreme Value Analysis of ANC Taxiway Centerline Deviations for 747 Aircraft (PDF) 10/2003 NA
The Operational and Economic Effects of New Large Airplanes on United States Airports (PDF, 3.09 MB) 3/1998 NA
Development of a Visual Aid to Indicate Temporary Runway Closure - DOT/FAA/CT-TN87/3 1/1987 NA