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.
- Barry Hammer, Senior Civil Engineer
Provides technical assistance in matters relating to Engineering and Standards. Responsible for airports in Southern Maine and all Massport airports.
- Luke Garrison, Project Manager
Responsible for airports in Northern Maine.
- John Merck, Project Manager
Responsible for airports in Vermont and Connecticut.
- Bob Siris, Project Manager
Responsible for Rhode Island, New Hampshire and the Boston Residential Sound Insulation Program.
- Cliff Vacirca, Project Manager
Responsible for Massachusetts (excluding Massport airports).
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.
National Policy and Guidance