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Engineering staff is responsible for airport engineering standards, configuration, design, equipment, and operations criteria at civil airports. The staff ensures adherence to standards for the construction and maintenance of airport facilities. They provide guidance, standards, and specifications relating to airport pavement design, construction, and maintenance. They are also responsible for modifications to FAA design standards.
  • Craig Bailey, Senior Civil Engineer
    Provides technical assistance in matters relating to Engineering and Standards.
  • Barry Hammer, Project Manager
    Responsible for airports in Maine and New Hampshire.
  • Bob Siris, Project Manager
    Responsible for Rhode Island and the Boston Residential Sound Insulation Program.
  • Cliff Vacirca, Project Manager
    Responsible for Massachusetts and Vermont (including Massport Airports).
  • John Merck, Project Manager
    Responsible for airports in Vermont and Connecticut.

Obstruction Evaluation/Airport Airspace Analysis

  • Tracey McInnis
    Maintains Non-Rulemaking Airspace Analysis cases. Contact for establishing, changing, or abandoning a heliport, landing area, or private airport. Serves as the focal point on obstruction evaluations.

Wildlife Management

National Policy and Guidance