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Western-Pacific Region

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About Us

The Western-Pacific Office of the Regional Administrator is one of nine offices that comprise National Engagement and Regional Administration. The Regional Administrator, as the Senior FAA Official in the geographic area, provides leadership on key agency priorities, such as horizontal integration across the FAA Lines of Business and Staff Offices to ensure the Agency is providing consistent stakeholder support and engagement.

The office partners with Federal, state and local governments and others to promote aviation safety and education across the region. The office addresses airspace and procedure modernization, runway safety, aviation workforce development, finance, information technology, policy, human resources, and civil rights.

Areas Served

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  • American Samoa
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Nevada


The Western Pacific Region headquarters is located in El Segundo, California. The Region is home to six of the nation's Core 30 airports, including some of the busiest in the world. Through a network of strategic industry partnerships, aerospace leaders in the Region are advancing an international hub of technological innovation, aviation excellence, and Commercial Space transportation. A broad range of leadership functions executed across the Region span from the Airports Division overseeing certification and safety for airports to the Western-Pacific Regional Administrator leading FAA's implementation of the National Park Air Tour Management Act of 2000.

The Western-Pacific Region covers over 18.7 million square miles of airspace and in addition to its four states, includes the territories of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam. Three Compact countries receiving Airport Improvement Funding are included in the Region: the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Marshall Islands.

STEM Aviation and Space Education

Within the region, the FAA's Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Aviation and Space Education (AVSED) Program is an integral part of agency outreach and the national education system. The program was established to expose students to aviation and aerospace careers and to promote STEM education.

FAA Regional Administrators

FAA's nine Regional Administrator offices are strategically located across the country, each serving the public by supporting and coordinating operation of a national airspace system that ensures airports are safe, efficient, environmentally responsible, and meet the needs of travelers.

Noise Complaints & Inquiries

File a noise complaint or inquiry in the Western-Pacific Region.

FAA Community Engagement

The FAA is committed to inform and involve the public, engage with communities and give meaningful consideration to community concerns and views as we make aviation decisions that affect them.

Airspace and Airport Projects

FAA Workshops and Informal Airspace Meetings

Community Engagement - Orange County, CA Workshops

Northern California Airspace Public Workshops

Last updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2023