Contains the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) standards and recommendations for the geometric layout and engineering design of runways, taxiways, aprons, and other facilities at civil airports.This substantial revision fully incorporates all previous changes to AC 150/5300-13 as well as new standards and technical requirements.
Airport Master Plans
Provides guidance for the preparation of airport master plans that range in size and function from small general aviation to large commercial service facilities. Appendix D of this AC cancels Chapter 1, Section 5; Appendix 6; and Appendix 7 of AC 150/5300-13, Airport Design. Consolidated file contains Changes 1 and 2.
Standards for Airport Sign Systems
Incorporates new mandatory hold signs that reflect changed standards for the Precision Obstacle Free Zone (POFZ) and Category (CAT II/III ) operations. These changes correspond to revisions to AC 150/5300-13, Airport Design, that change the Precision Object Free Area (POFA) to the POFZ and incorporate new separation standards for taxiways that parallel runways used for certain low visibility operations. This AC cancels AC 150/5340-18C, Standards for Airport Sign Systems, dated July 31, 1991.Date Cancelled: 09-12-1974
Cancelled By: 150/5340-18E
This advisory circular (AC) provides standards and recommendations for airport design. Consolidated file contains Changes 1-18.
We expect to publish an update to this AC in September 2012. Learn more about the changes planned for AC 150/5300-13A.