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Reports to Congress

In accordance with the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 and Section 806 of the 2012 FAA reauthorization, FAA is pleased to provide the public with access to reports required by law to be submitted to Congress. This page will be updated on an ongoing basis as new reports become available.

Reports to Congress
Year Report Source Topic
2020 Initial Report to Congress on Cooperative Efforts to Ensure Compliance with Aviation Safety Regulations for Lithium
Batteries
(PDF)
P.L. 115-254, § 333 Aviation Safety
2017 Chief NextGen Officer report (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 204 Air Traffic
2016 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2017 2017 Controller Workforce Plan (PDF) Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 Air Traffic
2014–2016 (FY) 30th Annual Report of Accomplishments under the AIP Program (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 47101 Airports
2016 (FY) Centers of Excellence report (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 907 Miscellaneous
2016 Chief NextGen Officer report (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 204 Miscellaneous
2012–2013 (FY) 29th Annual Report on Accomplishments under the AIP Program (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 47101 Airports
2016 Space Situational Awareness (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 110 Commercial Space
2016 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan (PDF) Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 Aviation Safety
2016 2016 Controller Workforce Plan (PDF) Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 Air Traffic
2016 Community Involvement Manual (PDF) Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 Noise and Environment
2014 Air Transportation Oversight System database (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 343 Aviation Safety
2017 Cybersecurity (PDF) P.L. 114-190, § 2111 Security and Hazardous Materials
2014 NextGen Partner Agency Progress Report (PDF) P.L. 112-095
2016 Annual Aviation Safety Whistleblower report (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2017 Annual Aviation Safety Whistleblower report (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2017 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan (PDF) Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 Aviation Safety
2016 UAS Detection Pathfinder Program (PDF) Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 UAS
2016 AeroNav Digital Information Products (PDF) Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 Air Traffic
2016 (FY) Report on Assistance to Foreign Aviation Authorities (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 40113(e) Miscellaneous
2016 (FY) Centers of Excellence report (FY 2015) (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 907 Miscellaneous
2017 Conditions AMEs Can Issue (PDF) P.L. 114-190, § 2307(f) Aviation Safety
2017 Enabling Space Support Vehicles (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 105 Commercial Space
2016 Flight Standards Evaluation Program, FY 2015 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 315 Aviation Safety
2018 Flight Standards Evaluation Program, FY 2016 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 315 Aviation Safety
2016 Report on Low-Altitude Aircraft Weather Technologies (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 317 Air Traffic
2017 Streamlining Commercial Space Launch Activities (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 113 Commercial Space
2016 Report on Training Programs for Air Traffic Controllers (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 609 Air Traffic
2016 Study of Operators Regulated Under Part 135 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 409 Aviation Safety
2016 Report on Aeronautical Mobile Telemetry (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 820 Air Traffic
2016 Flight Standards Evaluation Program FY 2014 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 315 Aviation Safety
2017 Maximum Probable Loss (PDF) P.L. 114-90 Commercial Space
2016 Review of Air Transportation Oversight System (ATOS) database (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 343 Aviation Safety
2017 Safety of Air Ambulance Operations (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 306 Aviation Safety
2014 Zero Emission Vehicles (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 511 Airports
2017 Evaluation of Commercial Human Spaceflight Safety Frameworks and Key Industry Indicators (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 111 Commercial Space
2015 FAA Facility Consolidation (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 804 Air Traffic
2016 FAA Facility Consolidation Part 2 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 804 Air Traffic
2017 FAA Facility Consolidation Part 3 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 804 Air Traffic
2018 3rd Statement of the Pilot Records Database (PDF) P.L. 111-216, § 203 Aviation Safety
2019 31st Annual Report of Accomplishments under the Airport Improvement Program (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 47131(a) Airports
2018 Safety of Air Ambulance Operations, 2016 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 306 Aviation Safety
2019 Safety of Air Ambulance Operations, 2017 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 306 Aviation Safety
2018 Assistance Provided to Foreign Aviation Authorities, 2017 (PDF) P.L. 112-095 Miscellaneous
2019 Assistance Provided to Foreign Aviation Authorities, 2018 (PDF) P.L. 112-095 Miscellaneous
2018 Chief NextGen Officer report 2017 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 204 Air Traffic
2019 FAA Review and Reform (PDF) P.L. 115-254, § 511 Administration, Budget and Finance
2018 Centers of Excellence, FY 2017 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 907 Administration, Budget and Finance
2019 FY 2017–2018 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2019 New Safety Framework for Commercial Space Licensing (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 111 (7) Commercial Space
2019 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, 2019–23 (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 47103 Airports
2019 Purchase of foreign manufactured articles (PDF) P.L. 115-254, § 544 Administration, Budget and Finance
2019 UAS Indentification Standards (PDF) P.L. 114-190, § 2202 UAS
2019 Allergic Reactions Aboard Aircraft (PDF) P.L. 115-141 Aviation Safety
2019 Chicago O'Hare Progress Report (PDF) P.L. 115-141 Noise and Environment
2019 FTI Mission Support (PDF) P.L. 115-141 Air Traffic
2019 Safety of Lap-held infants (PDF) P.L. 115-141 Aviation Safety
2019 Online Training for Recreational Users of UAS (PDF) P.L. 115-141 UAS
2019 Sound Insulation (PDF) P.L. 115-141 Noise and Environment
2019 Flight Standards Evaluation Program (FY 2018) (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 315 Aviation Safety
2019 Report on Airline and Passenger Safety (PDF) P.L. 115-254, § 328 Aviation Safety
2019 NextGen Research (PDF) P.L. 115-254, § 761 Air Traffic
2019 FAA Facility Consolidation and Realignment, Parts 4—5 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 804 Air Traffic
2014 Report to Congress on the DC Special Flight Rules Area (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 811 Air Traffic
2013 Report to Congress on the Greener Skies Project (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 225 Air Traffic
2012 Report to Congress on Staffing Plans for New York City and Newark Region Air Traffic Facilities, Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 823 Air Traffic
2010 Air Traffic Control Facility Trainee Percentage Report (PDF) P.L. 111-117 Air Traffic
2019 Air Traffic Controller Workforce Plan, 2010–2019 (PDF) P.L. 108-176, § 221 Air Traffic
FAA's Capital Investment Plan, FY 2011–2015 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2010 Report to Congress on System Wide Information Management (SWIM) (PDF) Senate Report 110-131 (2008 Appropriations) Air Traffic
2010 Report to Congress on Area Navigation/Required Navigation Performance (PDF) P.L. 111-117 Air Traffic
2010 Report to Congress on Southern California TRACON (PDF) P.L. 111-117 Air Traffic
2013 Report to Congress on the Airport Cooperative Research Program (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 906 Airports
2011 Commercial Service Airport Financial Operations Report, 2009 (PDF) P.L. 103-305 Airports
2010 Commercial Service Airport Financial Operations Report, 2008 (PDF) P.L. 103-305 Airports
2018 Office of Audit and Evaluation Report for FY 2018 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2017 Office of Audit and Evaluation Report for FY 2017 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2016 Office of Audit and Evaluation Report for FY 2016 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2015 Office of Audit and Evaluation Report for FY 2015 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2014 Office of Audit and Evaluation Report for FY 2014 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2013 Office of Audit and Evaluation Report for FY 2013 (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 341 Administration, Budget and Finance
2018 Special Issuance of Medical Certificates (PDF) P.L. 114-190, § 2307 Aviation Safety
2019 Youth in Aviation Student Outreach Report (PDF) P.L. 115-254, § 601 Miscellaneous
2017 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan FY 2017 (PDF) P.L. 114-113 Aviation Safety
2016 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan FY 2016 (PDF) P.L. 114-113 Aviation Safety
2015 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan FY 2015 (PDF) P.L. 113-76 Aviation Safety
2014 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan FY 2014 (PDF) P.L. 113-76 Aviation Safety
2013 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan, 2013 (PDF) P.L. 112-55 Aviation Safety
2012 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan FY 2012 (PDF) P.L. 112-55 Aviation Safety
2010 Aviation Safety Workforce Plan FY 2010 (PDF) P.L. 111-117 Aviation Safety
2014 Report to Congress on Night Vision Goggles for Helicopter Pilots (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 318 Aviation Safety
2013 Emergency Locator Transmitter Mounting Requirements (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 347 Aviation Safety
2013 Improved Pilot Licenses (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 321 Aviation Safety
2013 Engine and APU Bleed Air Supplied on Pressurized Aircraft (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 917 Aviation Safety
2013 Report to Congress on the Flight Standards Evaluation Program (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 315 Aviation Safety
2013 Report to Congress on Limiting Access to Flight Decks of All-Cargo Aircraft (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 805 Aviation Safety
2013 Report to Congress on Aviation Fuel Research and Development (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 910 Aviation Safety
2013 Report to Congress on Consistency of Regulatory Interpretation (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 313 Aviation Safety
2012 Report to Congress on Aviation Safety Inspector Staffing Model (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 606 Aviation Safety
2011 Report from the Air Carrier Safety and Pilot Training Aviation Rulemaking Committee (PDF) Aviation Safety
2012 Report to Congress on Stick Pusher, Icing, Microburst, and Windshear Panel Recommendations (PDF) P.L. 111-216, § 208 Aviation Safety
2011 Report to Congress on Secretary of Transportation Responses to NTSBRecommendations (PDF) P.L. 111-216, § 202. Aviation Safety
2011 Report to Congress on Training Hours Requirements Review, 2011 (PDF) P.L. 111-216, § 209 Aviation Safety
2011 Report to Congress on Flight Crewmember Pairing and Crew Resource Management Techniques (PDF) P.L. 111-216, § 211 Aviation Safety
2011 Report to Congress on the Aviation Safety Action Program and Flight Operational Quality Assurance Implementation Plan (PDF) P.L. 111-216, § 214 Aviation Safety
2011 Report to Congress on Voluntary Safety Programs (PDF) P.L. 111-216, § 213 Aviation Safety
2010 Safety Attribute and Element Performance Inspections — First Report (PDF) Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 Aviation Safety
2010 Safety Attribute and Element Performance Inspections — Second Report (PDF) Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 Aviation Safety
2011 FY 2010 User Fee Collections Report (PDF) Administration, Budget, and Finance
2011 FY 2011 1st Quarter Obligations and Transfer Reports (PDF) Senate Report 109-109 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2010 FY 2010 4th Quarter Obligations and Transfer Reports (PDF) Senate Report 109-109 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2010 FY 2010 3rd Quarter Obligations and Transfer Reports (PDF) Senate Report 109-109 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2010 FY 2010 2nd Quarter Obligations and Transfer Reports (PDF) Senate Report 109-109 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2010 FY 2010 1st Quarter Obligations and Transfer Reports (PDF) Senate Report 109-109 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2010 User Fee Collections Report — FY 2009 (PDF) Administration, Budget, and Finance
2017 Report on Enabling Space Support Vehicles (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 105 Commercial Space
2017 Report to Congress on Streamlining of Commercial Space Launch Activities (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 113 Commercial Space
Report to Congress on FAA's Development of an Updated Maximum Probable Loss Method (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 102 Commercial Space
Report to Congress on FAA Evaluation of Commercial Human Space Flight Safety Frameworks and Key Industry Indicators (PDF) P.L. 114-90, § 111 Commercial Space
2019 Report to Congress on Total Procurement Funds Spent Subject to Buy American Act FY 2018 (PDF) P.L. 115-254, § 544 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2013 Report to Congress on FAA Programs, Offices, and Organization (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 909 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2013 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Comprehensive Plan (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 332 UAS
2013 FAA Report to Congress on NextGen Performance Metrics (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 214 Air Traffic
2012 Report to Congress on Deployment of Systems to Alert for Potential Runway Incursions (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 314 Air Traffic
2010 Wide Area Augmentation System (PDF) P.L. 111-8 Air Traffic
2017 Safety of Air Ambulance Operations (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 315 Aviation Safety
2013 Report to Congress on Energy and Environment Research Programs (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 912 Noise and Environment
2012 Assistance to Foreign Aviation Authorities, FY 2011 (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 40113(e) Miscellaneous
2011 Assistance to Foreign Aviation Authorities, FY 2010 (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 40113(e) Miscellaneous
2009 Assistance to Foreign Aviation Authorities, FY 2009 (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 40113(e) Miscellaneous
2013 Report to Congress on Interagency Research on Aviation and the Environment (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 909 Noise and Environment
2016 Inspection of Repair Stations Located Outside of the United States (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 308 Aviation Safety
2014 Strategic Runway Safety Plan (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 314 Air Traffic
2014 Inclusion of Stakeholders in Air Traffic Control Modernization Projects (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 217 Air Traffic
2014 Chief NextGen Officer Update to Congress (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 204 Air Traffic
Acceleration of NextGen Technologies (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 213 Air Traffic
2013 NextGen Performance Metrics (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 214 Air Traffic
2013 Status of Greener Skies Project (Update) (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 225 Air Traffic
2013 Integration of Civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems Into National Airspace System (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 332 UAS
2014 Frontline Manager Staffing (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 604 Air Traffic
2013 FAA Review and Reform (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 812 Administration, Budget, and Finance
2013 Operational Incentives (PDF) P.L. 112-095, § 222 Air Traffic
2015 2015 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2014 2014 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2013 2013 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2012 2012 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2011 2011 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2010 2010 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2009 2009 National Aviation Research Plan (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 44501(c) Miscellaneous
2017 29th AIP Annual Report of Accomplishments (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 47131 Airports
2015 28th AIP Annual Report of Accomplishments (PDF) 49 U.S.C. § 47131 Airports

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