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Draft ACs
Number Title Current AC Deadline for Comments
150/5200-28E (PDF, 363 KB)
Draft 150/5200-28E, Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) for Airport Operators (posted 11/07/2014)

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on using the NOTAM system for reporting airport facilities changes or outages, and airport condition reporting. This AC prescribes procedures used to describe, format, and disseminate information on unanticipated or temporary changes to components of, or hazards in, the National Airspace System (NAS).

This is a complete rewrite. Principal changes include the introduction of a surface contaminant list, advocacy of obtaining and using new NOTAMS system technology, and the addition of new NOTAM terms, definitions, and examples.

Please include comments in the attached comments matrix and submit to Phillip Davenport at phillip.davenport@faa.gov by the comment deadline.

150/5200-28D 12/19/2014
150/5100 (PDF, 1.77 MB)
Draft AC 150/5100-XX, Guidance on the Extraction of Oil and Gas on Federally Obligated Airports (posted 09/09/2014)

This Advisory Circular discusses oil and gas development on federally obligated airport land, including any drilling that penetrates the property (surface and subsurface). It describes existing FAA policy, guidance, standards, and obligations, as well as other applicable laws and regulations, for airport sponsors to apply to proposed on-airport oil and gas development activities.

NA 10/03/2014
150/5070-7 (PDF, 2.44 MB)
Draft Change 1 to AC 150/5070-7, The Airport System Planning Process (posted 07/21/2014)

Change 1 addresses recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to enhance FAA review of airport system planning studies. It also incorporates minor edits to correct technical information since the previous publication.

150/5070-7 8/20/2014

Procedure for Commenting on Draft ACs

Unless specifically noted, we generally accept comments only from recognized industry organizations. If you would like to comment on a Draft Advisory Circular, please submit your comments to one of the organizations listed below.



Note 1 - For ASCE, submit comments to:
Jonathan C. Esslinger, P.E.
Director, Transportation & Development Institute of ASCE.

Note 2 - For DOD Policy Board on Federal Aviation, submit comments to:
DOD Policy Board on Federal Aviation
SAF/AQKT Room 4E128
Washington, DC 20330-1060
(202) 697-6937