International Field Offices (IFOs)

Key IFO Functions

  • Authorize operations to the United States by foreign air carriers
  • Approve maintenance programs and MELs and authorize certain other operations for U.S. registered aircraft used by foreign air carriers
  • Conduct surveillance of foreign air carriers operating into the United States
  • Conduct certification and surveillance of U.S. Foreign Repair Stations

IFO geographic areas of responsibility may change, based on organizational needs and staffing levels. Please follow this link for a current list of countries served by each IFO. IFO Service Area map links are also posted under each IFO heading.

Last updated: Tuesday, July 11, 2023