Office of Airports Safety and Standards


The Office of Airport Safety and Standards has primary responsibility for all airport program matters related to standards for airport design, construction, maintenance, operations, safety, Part 139 airport certification, and airport safety management systems as well as for oversight of the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP).


Contact Information

Federal Aviation Administration
Office of Airport Safety and Standards (AAS)
800 Independence Avenue SW
Washington DC 20591

Phone: (202) 267-3053
Fax: (202) 267-8821

  • Director
    John R. Dermody
  • Deputy Director
    Patricia Hiatt
  • Administrative Assistant
    Antwann Childs
  • Senior Foreign Affairs Specialist
    Khalil Kodsi
  • Foreign Affairs Specialist
    Lillian Miller
    • Accessibility/Disability Issues
    • ICAO and International Issues
  • Management Analyst
    Janel Showalter