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October 2021
Release Date Item
October 20 Errata Sheet for AC 150/5345-39E, Specification for L-853, Runway and Taxiway Retroreflective Markers
October 15 Guidance for Transfer of Federally Obligated Airports (Compliance Guidance Letter 2021-1)
October 15 Guidance Regarding Annual Process for Compliance with 49 U.S.C. § 47115 (f), Consideration of Diversion of Revenues in Awarding Discretionary Grants, for Airports 'Grandfathered' Under the Revenue Use Statute (Compliance Guidance Letter 2018-1)
October 13 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
October 13 Compliance Guidance Letter (CGL) 2021-03: FAA Review of Existing and Proposed Residential Through-the-Fence Access Agreements
October 8 Quarter 1 FY 2022 Addendum for AC 150/5210-17C, Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel
October 7 AC 150/5230-4C, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, and Dispensing on Airports, and Quarter 1 FY 2022 Addendum
October 5 AIP Program Guidance Letter 21-01: Extension of Eligibility for Stand-alone Acquisition of Input-based Testing Equipment and Truck Modification
October 5 News: FAA Invests $479.1M in Safety, Sustainable Infrastructure at Airports
October 4 Part 139 CertAlert 21-05: Part 139 Extinguishing Agent Requirements
September 2021
Release Date Item
September 30 Updated Final Calendar Year 2020 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data
September 29 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
September 22 Part 139 CertAlert 21-04: Updated Guidance for Airport Emergency Plans (AEP) under 14 CFR Part 139.325(b)(7)
September 21 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
September 21 AIP FY 2021 Appropriation (cumulative grants announced)
September 21 News: FAA Invests $431.8M to Increase Safety, Reduce Environmental Impact at Airports
September 21 News: FAA Invests $42 Million in Airports Across Alaska
September 16 August 2021 Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
September 16 Part 139 CertAlert 21-03: Deployment of Automated Closure/Restriction Notice Diagrams (CND) for Airports
September 9 FAA Form 5200-8, Safety Assessment Screening for Airport Planning and Development Projects (SAS-1) and FAA Form 5200-9, Safety Assessment Screening for Modification of Standards (SAS-2)
September 9 Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) Location Inventory (as of 9/9/2021)
September 7 FAA Safety Briefing - September October 2021 (PDF) - Airports and Airspace issue
September 7 Updated Final Calendar Year 2020 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data
September 3 Final Calendar Year 2020 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data
September 2 AIP Letter of Intent Commitments FY 2021 and Beyond
September 1 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
August 2021
Release Date Item
August 24 AIP FY 2021 Appropriation (cumulative grants announced)
August 19 Video: Airport Rescue Grants Concessions Relief - FAQ Session (July 2021)
August 18 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
August 13 Runway Incursion Mitigation Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Summary Report
August 12 Proposed Commercial Airline Service at Bishop Airport (Bishop, CA), FONSI and ROD
August 4 Order 5200.11A, FAA Airports (ARP) Safety Management System (SMS)
August 4 Final Calendar Year 2020 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data
August 3 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
August 2 July 2021 Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
August 2 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
July 2021
Release Date Item
July 29 AIP Supplementary Reports for Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020
July 26 Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States, 1990 - 2020
July 20 LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Access Improvement Project (New York, NY) EIS and ROD
July 15 AIP Grant History Dataset (Tableau) now available
July 1 AIP FY 2021 Appropriation (cumulative grants announced)
June 2021
Release Date Item
June 30 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
June 11 American Rescue Grants Frequently Asked Questions
June 8 Preliminary Calendar Year 2020 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data
June 8 FAARFIELD 2.0 - standard thickness design software for use with AC 150/5320-6G, Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation, and pavement strength reporting using the ACR/PCR method.
June 7 AC 150/5320-6G, Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation
June 4 May 2021 Addendum to Advisory Circular 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
June 1 Part 139 CertAlert 21-01: Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Testing at Certificated Part 139 Airports
June 1 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
May 2021
Release Date Item
May 28 Quarter 3 FY 2021 Addendum to Advisory Circular 150/5210-17C, Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel
May 28 Quarter 3 FY 2021 Addendum to Advisory Circular 150/5230-4B, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports
May 21 Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) Location Inventory (as of 5/21/2021)
May 19 Record of Decision: Proposed Replacement Passenger Terminal Project, Bob Hope "Hollywood Burbank" Airport (Burbank, CA)
May 18 AIP Grant History Summaries for FY 2020
May 14 AIP FY 2021 Appropriation (cumulative grants announced)
April 2021
Release Date Item
April 30 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
April 27 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
April 28 Proposed Land Exchange, San Bernardino International Airport (San Bernardino, CA), FONSI and ROD
April 22 Video: CRRSA Airport Grants and Concessions Relief (hosted on YouTube)
April 20 Airport Investment Partnership Program: Application Procedures (April 20, 2021)
April 1 AIP FY 2021 Appropriation (cumulative grants announced)
April 1 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
March 2021
Release Date Item
March 31 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
March 25 Engineering Brief 102, Asphalt Treated Permeable Base Course
March 22 Updated AC Checklist for AIP and PFC Projects (PDF)
March 19 Airport Rescue Grants
March 5 Draft AC 150/5390-2D, Heliport Design - Comment period extended to by April 5, 2021
March 2 Fiscal Year 2021 AIP Entitlements and Apportionments
February 2021
Release Date Item
February 26 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
February 25 ACRGP Grant Allocations (PDF)
February 22 Deadline for Notification of Intent To Use the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Primary, Cargo, and Nonprimary Entitlement Funds Available to Date for Fiscal Year 2021 (86 FR 10070) (PDF)
February 19 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
February 17 2019 Annual Report on Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft
February 12 ACRGP Grant Allocations - Replaced
February 12 Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program (ACRGP) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (PDF)
February 12 Video: Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program
February 5 Airport Activity Survey FAA Form 1800-31
January 2021
Release Date Item
January 29 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
January 28 Updated Spreadsheet for Asphaltic Concrete - Payment Adjustments for Densities and Air Voids, Item P-401
January 22 Calendar Year 2020 All-Cargo Reporting
January 19 Update of Economically Distressed Communities (EAS/EDA Determinations) Special Rule Fiscal Year 2021 Determinations
January 19 Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program (ACRGP) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Replaced
January 19 Sample ACRGP Closeout Report (MS Word)
January 12 Updated Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) Current Inventory of Locations. Includes updated locations.
January 12 Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Update 75-21: Eligibility of On-airport Rail Access Projects
January 11 Quarter 2 FY 2021 Addendum to AC 150/5230-4B, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports
January 6 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
January 6 Errata Sheet for AC 150/5300-16B, General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Surveys: Establishment of Geodetic Control and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey
January 5 Change 1 to AC 150/5340-18G, Standards for Airport Sign Systems
January 5 Change 1 to AC 150/5340-1M, Standards for Airport Markings
January 5 Draft AC 150/5390-2D, Heliport Design - Comments requested by March 5, 2021

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