Non-Federal Program Guidance & Policy
What Regulations, Policy Orders, & Advisory Circulars Apply to the Non-Federal Program?
The FAA will not approve the design or operation of a non-Federal system unless it meets the minimum requirements set forth in Title 14 CFR Part 171.
Policy Orders & Advisory Circulars
FAA Order 6700.20 establishes policy and procedures that the agency uses in regulating non-Federal systems.
FAA AC 150/5220-16 establishes agency standards for non-Federal AWOS.
FAA Order JO 6560.20 establishes siting criteria for non-Federal AWOS.
FAA AC 170-9A establishes criteria for assumption of ownership of non-federal systems.
FAA AC 150/5330-13 contains the FAA's standards and recommendations for the geometric layout and engineering design of runways, taxiways, aprons, and other facilities at civil airports.
FAA AC 150/5300-20 provides guidance on submitting accurate, complete on-airport proposals so the FAA can conduct an aeronautical study.