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December 2019
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December 13 AIP Grant History Summaries for FY 2019
November 2019
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November 29 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
November 26 Part 139 CertAlert 19-03, Recall of Non-Compliant Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF)
November 22 AIP 2019-2021 Supplemental Appropriation Projects Intent to Award, Funding by State, and FAQs
November 12 Errata for AC 150/5370-10H, Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports
November 8 Final Calendar Year 2018 Passenger Boarding (Enplanement) Data
November 4 Changes to Order JO 6750.49B on Localizer Snow Evaluation - Letter to Airport Sponsors, November 2019
October 2019
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October 31 2020 Competition Plan Covered Airports
October 31 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
October 31 AIP Reauthorization Program Guidance Letter (R-PGL) 19-07: DBE and Related Programs
October 30 AIP Handbook (Order 5100.38D), Change 1, ePub version now available
October 30 Part 139 CertAlert 19-02, Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Testing at Certificated Part 139 Airports
October 29 Updated List of Modifications of Standards for A380s to include HNL
October 29 AC 150/5050-4A, Community Involvement in Airport Planning
October 28 Draft AC 150/5000-9B, Guidelines for Sound Insulation of Structures Exposed to Aircraft Noise - Comments requested by December 6, 2019
October 21 Errata for AC 150/5370-10H, Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports
October 10 Draft AC 150/5220-9B, Aircraft Arresting Systems on Civil Airports - Comments requested by November 8, 2019
October 10 Summary of ZEV Airport Projects and Contacts, 2015-2019
October 9 Final Calendar Year 2018 Passenger Boarding (Enplanement) Data
October 9 Updated Summary of VALE Airport Projects and Contacts
September 2019
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September 30 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
September 30 Airport Improvement Program Approved Grants as of September 30, 2019
September 27 Final Calendar Year 2018 Passenger Boarding (Enplanement) Data
September 23 Mertarvik Infrastructure Development (Nelson Island, AK) Record of Decision
September 23 Airport Improvement Program Approved Grants as of September 23, 2019
September 20 Project Specific Buy American Waivers Issued (as 0f 9/18/2018) and Waivers Open for Comment (as of 9/20/2019)
September 19 Errata Sheet for Order 5090.5, Formulation of the NPIAS and ACIP
September 18 Draft AC 150/5200-18D, Airport Safety Self-Inspection - Comments requested by October 18, 2019
September 17 AC 150/5345-42J, Specification for Airport Light Bases, Transformer Housings, Junction Boxes, and Accessories
September 13 Final Calendar Year 2018 All Cargo Data
September 13 New Compliance Reviews of Airport Noise Land Use & Financial Operations
  • Connecticut Airport Authority
  • Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority
  • Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation
September 12 Errata Sheet for AC 150/5370-10H, Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports
September 4 Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) Current Inventory of Locations (as of 9/6/2019)
September 4 Draft AC 150/5XXX-XX, Filing Notice of Construction or Alteration Located on a Public Use Airport - Comments requested by September 30, 2019.
September 3 Airport Investment Partnership Program (formerly Airport Privatization Pilot Program)
September 3 New Formulation of the NPIAS and ACIP - Order 5090.5, replaces Orders 5100.39A and 5090.3
August 2019
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August 30 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
August 7 Full-Scale Evaluation of Novec™ 1230
August 2 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
July 2019
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July 31 Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States, 1990 - 2018
July 31 Wildlife Strike Reporting Database: New version expected on August 7
July 31 Airport Improvement Program Approved Grants as of July 31, 2019
July 30 AIP Program Guidance Letter 19-03, Grants for Predevelopment Costs for Airport Investment Partnership Program
July 30 Updated Passenger Boarding (Enplanement) and All-Cargo Data for U.S. Airports
July 24 Reauthorization Program Guidance Letter 19-02, Planning & Project Eligibility
July 24 Errata for AC 150/5300-13A, Airport Design
July 24 Video: Runway Incursion Mitigation Case Studies
July 19 Errata for AC 150/5370-10H, Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports
July 17 AC 150/5300-16B, General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Surveys: Establishment of Geodetic Control and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey
July 11 Updated Addendum for Quarter 4 FY 2019 for AC 150/5210-17C, Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel
July 11 Updated Addendum for Quarter 4 FY 2019 for AC 150/5230-4B, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports
July 9 Press Release: U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $477 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 264 Airports in 44 States
July 9 Updated FY 2019 Approved AIP Grants
July 2 Evaluation of Input-Based Foam Proportioner Testing Systems
June 2019
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June 30 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
June 24 Updated Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) Inventory of Locations (as of 6/24/2019)
June 24 Fiscal Year 2019 Approved Airport Improvement Program Grants (as of June 24, 2019)
June 24 Press Release: U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $495 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 327 Airports in 49 States and the Pacific Islands
June 24 Fiscal Year 2017 Airport Improvement Program Annual Report of Accomplishments
June 20 AIP Program Guidance Letter 19-02, Light Emitting Diode (LED) High Intensity Runway Lghts (HIRL)
June 19 May 2019 Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
June 13 Draft AC 150/5210-7E, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications - Comments requested by July 19, 2019
June 13 Draft AC 150/5210-14C, Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Equipment, Tools and Clothing - Comments requested by July 19, 2019
June 12 AIP Program Guidance Letter 19-01, Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Input-Based Testing Equipment
June 6 Press Release: U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $840 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 381 Airports in 47 States
June 5 Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Airport Grants Program
June 3 Reauthorization Program Guidance Letter (R-PGL) 19-01: Extended and Expanded Programs
May 2019
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May 31 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
May 29 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
May 22 Deadline for Notification of Intent To Use the Airport Improvement Program Primary, Cargo, and Nonprimary Entitlement Funds Available to Date for Fiscal Year 2019
May 18 Notice of Opportunity: Criteria and Application Procedures for the Military Airport Program (MAP) for Fiscal Year 2019
May 17 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
May 16 Press Release: FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones
Recreational flyers must now obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports. Furthermore, they must comply with all airspace restrictions and prohibitions when flying in controlled and uncontrolled airspace.
May 16 Quarter 3 FY 2019 Addendum to AC 150/5230-4B, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports
May 16 Quarter 3 FY 2019 Addendum to AC 150/5210-17C, Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel
May 15 Press Release: U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $779 Million in Funding for Airport Infrastructure
May 15 Airport Improvement Program (AIP) 2018-2020 Supplemental Projects Intent to Award
May 15 FY 2018-2020 AIP Supplemental Appropriation Round 2 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
May 15 Some Significant Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States, January 1990 - March 2019
May 13 Engineering Brief No. 100, Holding Position Sign for Runway Approach/Departure Areas
May 13 AC 150/5340-1M, Standards for Airport Markings
May 13 AC 150/5340-18G, Standards for Airport Sign Systems
May 9 Fiscal Year 2019 AIP Entitlements and Apportionments
May 9 PFC Update 72-19
May 7 Updated Information on UAS-Detection and Countermeasures Technology (Counter-UAS) at Airports, May 2019
April 2019
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April 30 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
April 22 New Airport Improvement Program (AIP) forms available for Buy American Preferences - Final Assembly Questionnaire and Performance Report
April 18 Updated AC Checklist for AIP and PFC Projects (4/2019)
April 10 Draft AC 150/5210-19B, Driver's Enhanced Vision System (DEVS) - Comments requested by May 15, 2019
April 9 AIP Grant History Summaries for FY 2018
April 1 PFC Update 71-19: Oversight of Public Agency Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program
April 1 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
March 2019
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March 29 Summary of ZEV Airport Projects and Contacts, 2015-2018
March 29 FY 2018 Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) Annual Summary Report
March 29 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
March 22 ARP Standard Operating Procedure 9.1: Standard Operating Procedure for FAA Aeronautical Study, Coordination and Evaluation
March 18 Notice of Opportunity: Criteria and Application Procedures for the Military Airport Program (MAP) for Fiscal Year 2019 (March 18, 2019)
March 15 Westover Metropolitan Airport, Part 150 Record of Approval (March 7, 2019)
March 11 AC 150/5345-43J, Specification for Obstruction Lighting Equipment
February 2019
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February 28 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
February 26 AIP Handbook (Order 5100.38D), Change 1
February 20 Letter Clarifying the Use of Non-Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Components in Certified Airport Lighting Equipment (AC 150/5345-53D)
February 15 Errata for AC 150/5370-10H, Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports
February 12 Fiscal Year 2019 Essential Air Service (EAS)/Economically Distressed Area (EDA) Determinations
February 7 January 2019 Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
February 4 Details for Items F-163, Wildlife Deterrent Fence Skirt, and F-164, Wildlife Exclusion Fence
February 1 January 2019 Air Taxi Commercial Operator (ATCO) Survey Package
February 1 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
January 2019
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January 31 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
January 24 AC 150/5200-36B, Qualifications for Wildlife Biologist Conducting Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Training Curriculums for Airport Personnel Involved in Controlling Wildlife Hazards on Airports
January 18 Draft AC 150/5200-33C, Hazardous Wildlife Attractants On or Near Airports - Comments requested by February 28, 2019
January 17 Part 139 CertAlert 19-01: Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Testing at Certificated Part 139 Airports
January 17 FY 2018 Regular AIP and Supplemental Funding by State
January 16 Updated Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
January 15 Draft 150/5345-28H, Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems - Comments requested by February 15, 2019
January 15 Calendar Year 2018 All-Cargo Reporting
January 10 Draft Addendum to AC 150/5210-23, ARFF Vehicle and High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) Operation, Training and Qualifications - Comments requested by February 11, 2019
January 3 Some Significant Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States, January 1990 - December 2018
January 2 RIM Current Inventory of Locations (as of 12/21/2018)

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