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150/5360-14 - Access to Airports By Individuals With Disabilities

Date Issued
June 30, 1999
Responsible Office
AAS-100,  Office of Airport Safety & Standards - Airport Engineering Division
Description
Assists airports in complying with the current laws and regulations governing individuals with disabilities by (1) identifying the relevant statutes and regulations that impact upon airports, (2) presenting in a single document the main features of each of the statutes and regulations, (3) providing legal citations to facilitate research, (4) listing sources of assistance or additional information, and (5) identifying Final Rules. It presents and reconciles the Federal accessibility regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 (ACAA); the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (RA); and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968, as amended (ABA), which affect the architectural or program accessibility of airports in the U.S. transportation system and employment opportunities on these airports for individuals with disabilities.
Related Drafts
Number Title Date
150/5360-14A Draft AC 150/5360-14A, Access to Airports by Individuals with Disabilities

This AC provides guidance and recommendations for ensuring access to airports by individuals with disabilities.  The draft AC substantially revises and incorporates regulatory updates and recommendations for Service Animal Relief Areas (SARA) at airports.

For commenting instructions, see the Federal Register Notice "Opportunity to Comment on the Draft Advisory Circular 150/5360–14A, Access to Airports by Individuals With Disabilities" (May 6, 2016) or comment now on Regulations.gov.

05/06/2016