Technical Operations

Technical Operations ensures safety and efficiency in the National Airspace System (NAS) by effectively managing air navigation services and infrastructure.

What We Do

Technical Operations staff members oversee the following activities and services:

  • Efficient flight services to customers through responsive and cost-effective maintenance of NAS facilities, systems, and equipment
  • Safe, cost-effective, and efficient communications; frequency spectrum engineering; and navigational services for NAS
  • Standard development, evaluation, and certification of NAS procedures and equipment for customers worldwide
  • Infrastructure management including policy, programming, requirements, engineering, integration and implementation support, service life extension, and maintenance support


FAA National Headquarters
700 E – 10A
800 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20591
Phone: (202) 267-3366