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International Field Offices (IFOs)

Flight Standards Realignment information

International Field Offices

  • 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

International Field Offices are assigned a particular geographic area and services. When contacting an International Field Office, you may be referred to another office that can meet your specific needs.

Office location, Correspondence and Courier deliveries

FAA/ DFW International Field Office
8700 Freeport Parkway, Suite 150A
Irving, TX 75063

Contact Dallas / Ft. Worth IFO

  • Main Phone: 214-277-0300; Main FAX: 214-277-0330
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday–Friday
    Office visits by appointment only
  • Email

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Office location, Correspondence and Courier deliveries

FAA/LAX International Field Office
777 S. Aviation Blvd., Suite #150
El Segundo, CA 90245

Contact Los Angeles IFO

  • Phone: (424) 405-7825
  • Office Hours: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday–Friday
  • Email the Office

Office visits by appointment only. Appointments for visits by foreign nationals must be made at least 15 business days in advance by completing the Foreign Visitor Request Form (PDF).

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Federal Aviation Administration
Miami (Miramar) International Field Office
2895 SW 145 Avenue, Suite 221
Miramar, Florida 33027

Contact Miami IFO

  • Phone: (954) 641-6700, FAX: (954) 641-6720/6727
  • Cell Phone: (954) 261-9631
  • Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday–Friday
    Office visits by appointment only
  • Contact Miami International Field Office by Email

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1 Aviation Plaza, Room 504
Jamaica, NY 11434-4809

Contact New York IFO

  • Phone: (718) 995-5450
  • Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday–Friday.
    Office visits by appointment only.
  • E-mail the Office

Appointments for visits by Foreign Nationals must be made at least 10 working days in advance of the visit. Agency checks must be conducted before an appointment will be allowed to proceed.

Foreign National Visitors will be required to provide the following information:

  • Full Last Name or Family Name (including all known spellings)
  • Full First Name or Given Name (If more than one first name, include both)
  • Full Middle Name, if any (If more than one middle name, include both)
  • Is Visitor currently in the US? (yes or no)
  • Gender
  • Place of birth (including city, area, or town, province and country)
  • Date of Birth
  • Country of Citizenship. (If Citizen of more than one country, indicate all)
  • Passport Number and Country that issued the Passport
  • Expiration Date of Passport
  • Type of Visa, or Immigration Status (i.e. Legal Permanent Resident, Alien Registration Number, etc.)
  • Expiration Date of Visa or other Immigration Status
  • Full Name of Employer
  • Complete address of Employer
  • Job Title

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