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Airport Environmental Programs

The Airport Environmental Programs help airports implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal environmental laws and regulations. This includes airport noise compatibility planning (Part 150), airport noise and access restrictions (Part 161), environmental review for airport development.

Regional Supplemental Guidance

Additional guidance on this topic is available for the following regions of the country:

Recent Federal Register Notices

Environmental
Subject/Title Date
Applicability of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Review of Airport Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (81 FR 86768) (PDF) 12/1/2016
Federal Aviation Administration Policy: Review of Solar Energy System Projects on Federally-Obligated Airports 5/11/2021

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