Airport Civil Rights Policy and Compliance

The National Airports Civil Rights Policy and Compliance staff is responsible for developing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies, guidelines, standards and operating procedures regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program; and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related authorities (“Title VI”), including Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice (EJ), Executive Order 13166 on Limited English Proficiency (LEP), and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975
The Policy and Compliance Team collaborates with the FAA Office of the Chief Counsel, FAA offices that provide federal financial assistance to recipients, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Civil Rights staff, and other National External Operations staff to prevent and eliminate unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin (including LEP), sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), age, creed/religion, and disability in FAA-conducted and assisted transportation programs. 

Airport Civil Rights Policies

The following civil rights “policies” of the FAA include statutes, regulations, orders, and other authoritative material of the FAA, DOT, and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).


Contact Information

Mailing Address

Federal Aviation Administration (ACR-4)
800 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20591
Location: Room 1030, FOB 10A
  • Main Phone: (202) 267-3258
  • Office Fax: (202) 267-5565
  • Hours of operations: From 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Last updated: Monday, April 8, 2024