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Series 150 Advisory Circulars (ACs) for Airport Projects

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Number Title Status Office Date
150/5220-18A Buildings for Storage and Maintenance of Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Materials

Provides guidance for the site selection and design of buildings used to store and maintain airport snow and ice control equipment, store approved materials, and provide personnel areas required to support the requirements under the airport operator’s winter storm management plan.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-14
150/5360-14A Access to Airports by Individuals with Disabilities

This AC assist airports in complying with the laws and regulations regarding individuals with disabilities by: (1) identifying the relevant statutes and regulations affecting airports; (2) presenting the main features of each of the statutes and regulations; and (3) listing sources of assistance or additional information.

Active AAS-100 2017-12-06
150/5070-7 The Airport System Planning Process

Provides guidance for effective airport system planning. Consolidated file includes Change 1 (dated 1/16/2015).

Active APP-400 2004-11-10
150/5070-6B Airport Master Plans

Provides guidance for the preparation of airport master plans that range in size and function from small general aviation to large commercial service facilities.

Active APP-400 2005-07-29
150/5345-45C Low-Impact Resistant (LIR) Structures

Contains the FAA specifications for low-impact resistant (LIR) structures used to support approach lighting systems (ALS) at airports.

Active AAS-100 2007-04-06
150/5370-16 Rapid Construction of Rigid (Portland Cement Concrete) Airfield Pavements

Provides guidance for the planning, coordination, management, design, testing, inspection, and execution of rapid construction of rigid (Portland Cement Concrete) airfield pavements.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-28
150/5345-50B Specification for Portable Runway and Taxiway Lights

Contains the FAA standards for portable runway and taxiway lights and runway end identifier lights for temporary use to permit continued aircraft operations while all or part of a runway lighting system is inoperative.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-20
150/5190-6 Exclusive Rights at Federally-Obligated Airports

Provides basic information about the FAA's prohibition on the granting of exclusive rights at federally-obligated airports.

Active ACO-100 2007-01-04
150/5020-2 Guidance on the Balanced Approach to Noise Management

FAA accepts the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) document, Guidance on the Balanced Approach to Aircraft Noise Management, as additional guidance material.

Active AEE-100 2004-09-28
150/5345-13B Specification for L-841 Auxiliary Relay Cabinet Assembly for Pilot Control of Airport Lighting Circuits

Contains the specification requirements for a relay cabinet used to control airfield lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-20
150/5345-5B Circuit Selector Switch

Contains a specification for a circuit selector switch for use in airport lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2006-09-14
150/5370-13A Off-Peak Construction of Airport Pavements Using Hot-Mix Asphalt

Provides guidance for the planning, coordination, management, design, testing, inspection, and execution of off-peak construction of airport pavements using hot-mix asphalt (HMA) paving materials.

Active AAS-100 2006-09-29
150/5200-29A Announcement Of Availability Of Airport Self-Inspection DVD

Announces the availability of the Airport Safety Self-Inspection DVD, which replaces the previously issued videotape.

Active AAS-300 2007-06-05
150/5300-15A Use Of Value Engineering For Engineering And Design Of Airport Grant Projects

Provides guidance on using value engineering (VE) in airport projects funded under the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) Airport Grant program.

Active AAS-100 2008-09-30
150/5320-15A Management Of Airport Industrial Waste

Provides basic information on the characteristics, management, and regulations of industrial wastes generated at airports.

Active AAS-100 2008-09-08
150/5000-13A Announcement Of Availability: RTCA Inc., Document RTCA-221

Announces the availability of RTCA, Inc., Document RTCA/DO-221, Guidance and Recommended Requirements for Airport Surface Movement Sensors, dated April 24, 1994.

Active AAS-100 2008-09-05
150/5200-12C First Responders’ Responsibility for Protecting Evidence at the Scene of an Aircraft Accident/Incident

Furnishes general guidance for airport employees, airport management, and other personnel responsible for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) operations at the scene of an aircraft accident on the proper preservation of evidence.

Active AAS-300 2009-09-28
150/5300-19 Airport Data and Information Program

This AC provides general guidance and information for airport owners and operators in the collection and management of data describing the physical infrastructure, characteristics, and services of their airport.

Active AAS-100 2015-09-30
150/5370-15B Airside Applications for Artificial Turf

Provides guidance for the planning, design, installation, and maintenance of aviation grade artificial turf in areas adjacent to the operational areas of an airport.

Active AAS-100 2011-09-30
150/5220-25 Airport Avian Radar Systems

Provides guidance on the use of avian radar systems to supplement an airport’s Wildlife Hazard Management Plan (WHMP) and reduce the potential avian threats to aircraft.

Active AAS-100 2010-11-23
150/5345-56B Specification for L-890 Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring System (ALCMS)

Specifies the minimum requirements for an Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring System (ALCMS).

Active AAS-100 2011-09-29
150/5345-47C Specification for Series to Series Isolation Transformers for Airport Lighting Systems

Contains the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) specifications for series to series isolation transformers for use in airport lighting systems.

Active AAS-100 2011-07-22
150/5370-11B Use of Nondestructive Testing in the Evaluation of Airport Pavements

Focuses on nondestructive testing (NDT) equipment that measures pavement surface deflections after applying a static or dynamic load to the pavement.

Active AAS-100 2011-09-30
150/5150-2C Federal Surplus Personal Property Program for Public Airport Purposes

This AC explains to public airport sponsors and other interested parties the Federal Surplus Personal Property Program for Public Airports.

Active ACO-100 2012-08-31
150/5345-12F Specification for Airport and Heliport Beacons

Contains equipment specifications for light beacons that are used to locate and identify civil airports, military airports, seaplane bases, and heliports.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-24
150/5220-26 Airport Ground Vehicle Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Squitter Equipment

Provides guidance on the development, installation, testing, approval, and maintenance of ADS-B Out squitter units for airport ground vehicles.

Active AAS-100 2011-11-14
150/5340-5D Segmented Circle Airport Marker System

This AC provides standards for a system of airport marking consisting of certain pilot aids and traffic control devices.

Active AAS-100 2013-09-25
150/5320-5D Airport Drainage Design

This AC provides guidance for engineers, airport managers, and the public about the design and construction of airport surface storm drainage systems; and subsurface drainage systems for paved runways, taxiways, and aprons.

Active AAS-100 2013-08-15
150/5380-6C Guidelines and Procedures for Maintenance of Airport Pavements

This AC provides guidelines and procedures for maintaining airport pavements.

Active AAS-100 2014-10-10
150/5345-53D Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program

This AC describes the Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program (ALECP). It provides information on how an organization can get Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) acceptance as a third-party certification body (third-party certifier) and how manufacturers may get equipment qualified under the program.

Active AAS-100 2012-09-26
150/5345-7F Specification for L-824 Underground Electrical Cable for Airport Lighting Circuits

This AC provides specifications for L-824 underground electrical cable for airport lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2013-08-19
150/5100-14E Architectural, Engineering, and Planning Consultant Services for Airport Grant Projects

This AC provides guidance for airport sponsors in the selection and engagement of architectural, engineering, and planning consultants.

Active AAS-100 2014-09-30
150/5345-10H Specification for Constant Current Regulators and Regulator Monitors

Contains a specification for constant current regulators (CCR) and a monitor for use with airport lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2014-11-05
150/5220-22B Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS) for Aircraft Overruns

Contains standards for the planning, design, installation, and maintenance of Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS) in runway safety areas (RSAs).

Active AAS-100 2012-09-27
150/5370-12B Quality Management for Federally Funded Airport Construction Projects

This advisory circular (AC) provides information on the planning and oversight of construction projects at airports accomplished under the FAA's Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

Active AAS-100 2015-09-14
150/5360-13A Airport Terminal Planning

This AC provides information on the process of planning airport passenger terminal facilities. It combines and supersedes two previous FAA ACs on this topic: AC 150-5360-13, Planning and Design Guidelines for Airport Terminal Facilities, and AC 150/5360-9, Planning and Design Guidelines for Airport Terminal Facilities at Non-hub Locations.

Active APP-400 2018-07-13
150/5340-18G Standards for Airport Sign Systems

This AC contains the FAA standards for the siting and installation of signs on airport runways and taxiways.

Active AAS-100 2019-05-10
150/5345-42J Specification for Airport Light Bases, Transformer Housings, Junction Boxes, and Accessories

This advisory circular (AC) contains the specifications for airport light bases, transformer housings, junction boxes, accessories, and elevated light fixture covers and stakes.

Active AAS-100 2019-09-12
150/5370-2G Operational Safety on Airports During Construction

This AC sets forth guidelines for operational safety on airports during construction.

Active AAS-100 2017-12-13
150/5370-10H Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports

The standard specifications contained in this advisory circular (AC) relate to materials and methods used for construction on airports.

Active AAS-100 2018-12-21
150/5395-1B Seaplane Bases

This AC provides guidance to assist operators in planning, designing, and constructing seaplane bases and associated facilities.

Active AAS-100 2018-08-31
150/5335-5D Standardized Method of Reporting Airport Pavement Strength - PCR

This AC provides guidance for using the standardized International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) method, called the Aircraft Classification Rating – Pavement Classification Rating (ACR-PCR) method, to report airport runway, taxiway, and apron pavement strength.

Active AAS-110 2022-04-29
150/5200-28G Notice to Air Missions (NOTAMs) for Airport Operators

This AC contains standards and guidance for airport operators on the issuance of Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM).

Active AAS-300 2022-05-25
150/5320-6G Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation

This AC provides guidance to the public on the design and evaluation of pavements used by aircraft at civil airports.

Active AAS-100 2021-06-07
150/5230-4C Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, and Dispensing on Airports

This AC contains specifications and guidance for the storage, handling, and dispensing of aviation fuel on airports.

Active AAS-300 2021-09-23
150/5200-37A Safety Management Systems for Airports

This AC presents the concepts of a Safety Management System (SMS) and provides detailed guidance about developing and implementing SMS for an airport.

Active AAS-300 2023-02-16
150/5220-23A Frangible Connections

This advisory circular contains standards and guidelines for the frangible connections used to support objects located in airfield safety areas and object free areas.

Active AAS-100 2021-04-13
150/5190-4B Airport Land Use Compatibility Planning

This AC is intended to help a broad audience understand the effects of land use on the safety and utility of airport operations and identify compatible land use development tools, resources and techniques to protect surrounding communities from adverse effects associated with airport operations.

Active APP-400 2022-09-16
150/5345-26E FAA Specification for L-823 Plug and Receptacle, Cable Connectors

This AC contains the specification for plug and receptacle (cable connectors) used with underground power cables, isolation transformer leads, and light fixture leads for airport lighting systems.

Active AAS-100 2021-12-16
150/5340-1M Standards for Airport Markings

This AC contains the FAA standards for markings used on airport runways, taxiways, and aprons. Consolidated to include Change 1, dated December 23, 2020.

Active AAS-100 2019-05-10
150/5390-2D Heliport Design

This AC provides standards for the planning, design and construction of heliports serving helicopters with single, tandem (front and rear) or dual (side by side) rotors.

Active AAS-100 2023-01-05
150/5210-23A ARFF Vehicle and High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) Operation, Training and Qualifications

This AC contains the FAA standards and recommendations for the training of airport firefighting and rescue personnel in the proper operation and tactical use of ARFF vehicles and ARFF Vehicles equipped with HRETs.

Active AAS-310 2023-05-25
150/5210-6E Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents for Airports

This Advisory Circular provides reference information on Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents and provides an acceptable method for complying with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports.

Active AAS-300 2023-11-27
150/5300-13B Airport Design

Contains the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) standards and recommendations for the geometric layout and engineering design of runways, taxiways, aprons, and other facilities at civil airports.

Active AAS-100 2022-03-31
150/5210-24A Airport Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Management

This AC provides guidance for developing and managing an airport foreign object debris (FOD) program and specifications for the equipment used in FOD removal operations.

Active AAS-300 2024-02-08
150/5325-4B Runway Length Requirements for Airport Design

Provides design standards and guidelines for determining recommended runway lengths.

Active APP-400 2005-07-01
150/5345-3G Specification for L-821, Panels for the Control of Airport Lighting

Provides the specified manufacturing requirements for panels used for remote control of airport lighting and auxiliary systems.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-29
150/5200-36B Qualifications for Wildlife Biologist Conducting Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Training Curriculums for Airport Personnel Involved in Controlling Wildlife Hazards on Airports

This AC describes the qualifications for wildlife biologists who conduct Wildlife Hazard Assessments (WHA) for airports, and it addresses the minimum wildlife hazard management curriculum for the initial and recurrent training of airport personnel who implement Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (WHMPs).

Active AAS-300 2019-01-24
150/5345-55A Specification for L-893, Lighted Visual Aid to Indicate Temporary Runway Closure

Provides guidance in the design of a lighted visual aid to indicate temporary runway closure.

Active AAS-100 2007-06-27
150/5200-34A Construction or Establishment of Landfills near Public Airports

Contains guidance on complying with new Federal statutory requirements regarding the construction or establishment of landfills near public airports.

Active AAS-300 2006-01-26
150/5320-12C Measurement, Construction, and Maintenance of Skid Resistant Airport Pavement Surfaces

Contains guidelines and procedures for the design and construction of skid-resistant pavement; pavement evaluation, without or with friction equipment; and maintenance of high skid-resistant pavements.

Active AAS-100 1997-03-18
150/5345-52A Generic Visual Glideslope Indicators (GVGI)

Contains the FAA standards for generic visual glideslope indicators systems. GVGI systems provide pilots with visual glideslope guidance during approaches for landing at general aviation airports.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-05
150/5020-1 Noise Control and Compatibility Planning for Airports

Provides general guidance for noise control and compatibility planning for airports as well as specific guidance for preparation of airport noise exposure maps and airport noise compatibility programs by airport operators for submission under Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 150, and the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of 1979.

Active APP-400 1983-08-05
150/5060-5 Airport Capacity And Delay

Explains how to compute airport capacity and aircraft delay for airport planning and design. Consolidated file contains Changes 1 and 2.

Active APP-400 1983-09-23
150/5100-17 Land Acquisition and Relocation Assistance for Airport Improvement Program Assisted Projects (Consolidated through Change 7)

Provides guidance to sponsors of airport projects developed under the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) to meet the requirements of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (PL 91-646, as amended) and the Regulations of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 24.

Active APP-400 2017-07-10
150/5050-8 Environmental Management Systems for Airport Sponsors

Provides guidance to airport sponsors that develop Environmental Management Systems (EMS). It provides guidance to airport sponsors on the needed parts of an EMS.

Active APP-400 2007-09-26
150/5210-22 Airport Certification Manual (ACM)

Provides methods for meeting the certification requirements specified in Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports.

Active AAS-300 2004-04-26
150/5210-18A Systems for Interactive Training Of Airport Personnel

Provides guidance in the design of systems for interactive training of airport personnel, which are eligible for funding under the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and with Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) revenues.

Active AAS-100 2008-09-29
150/5300-7B FAA Policy on Facility Relocations Occasioned by Airport Improvements or Changes

Reaffirms to the aviation community the FAA policy governing responsibility for funding relocation, replacement and modification of air traffic control and air navigation facilities that are made necessary by improvements or changes to the airport.

Active ABP-420 1972-11-08
150/5210-15A Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Station Building Design

Contains information, references and guidelines for construction of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) station building design.

Active AAS-100 2008-09-10
150/5300-18B General Guidance and Specifications for Submission of Aeronautical Surveys to NGS: Field Data Collection and Geographic Information System (GIS) Standards

Provides the specifications for the collection of airport data for the FAA Airport Surveying – Geographic Information System (GIS) Program.

Active AAS-100 2009-05-21
150/5345-54B Specification for L-884, Power and Control Unit for Land and Hold Short Lighting Systems

Contains the FAA standards for power and control units for land and hold short lighting systems.

Active AAS-100 2009-09-30
150/5210-19A Driver's Enhanced Vision System (DEVS)

Contains performance standards, specifications, and recommendations for DEVS equipment on Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.

Active AAS-100 2009-06-12
150/5380-9 Guidelines and Procedures for Measuring Airfield Pavement Roughness

Provides guidelines and procedures for measuring and evaluating runway roughness as identified by surface profile data of rigid and flexible airport pavements.

Active AAS-100 2009-09-30
150/5210-13C Airport Water Rescue Plans and Equipment

Provides guidance to assist airport operators in preparing for water rescue operations.

Active AAS-300 2010-09-29
150/5220-10E Guide Specification for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Vehicles

Provides an interactive specification that airports can use in procuring Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.

Active AAS-100 2011-06-01
150/5220-24 Foreign Object Debris Detection Equipment

Provides information that airports can use to procure foreign object debris (FOD) detection equipment.

Active AAS-100 2009-09-30
150/5200-31C Airport Emergency Plan (Consolidated AC includes Change 2)

Provides guidance to the airport operator in the development and implementation of an Airport Emergency Plan (AEP).

Active AAS-300 2009-06-19
150/5345-51B Specification for Discharge-Type Flashing Light Equipment

Contains the specifications for discharge-type flashing light equipment to be used for runway end identification lights (REIL) and for an omni-directional approach lighting system (ODALS).

Active AAS-100 2010-09-08
150/5370-17 Airside Use of Heated Pavement Systems

Establishes minimum performance requirements for the design, construction, inspection, and maintenance of heated pavement systems for use in the Aircraft Operations Area (AOA).

Active AAS-100 2011-03-29
150/5220-17B Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Training Facilities

Provides guidance on the design, construction, and operation of aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) training facilities.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-30
150/5210-5D Painting, Marking, and Lighting of Vehicles Used on an Airport

Provides guidance, specifications, and standards for painting, marking, and lighting of ground vehicles operating in the airport air operations area (AOA).

Active AAS-100 2010-04-01
150/5000-16 Announcement of Availability of the Guide for Private Flyers - U.S. International Airports

Announces the availability of the Guide for Private Flyers published by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-29
150/5000-15B Announcement of Availability of Airport-Related Research and Development Products

This AC explains how to obtain the latest airport-related research and development (R&D) products funded by the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Airports Organization, particularly the FAA’s Airport Technology Research and Development Branch, the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), the Innovative Pavement Research Foundation (IPRF), and the Airfield Asphalt Pavement Technology Program (AAPTP).

Active AAS-100 2013-07-23
150/5320-17A Airfield Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating Manuals

This AC provides limited guidance on understanding and rating the surface condition of flexible (asphalt) and rigid (concrete) airfield pavements.

Active AAS-100 2014-09-10
150/5100-20 Guidance on the Extraction of Oil and Gas on Federally Obligated Airports

This AC discusses oil and gas development on federally obligated airport land, including any drilling that penetrates the subsurface of airport owned land.

Active APP-400 2016-03-23
150/5380-7B Airport Pavement Management Program (PMP)

This AC discusses the Airport Pavement Management Program (PMP) concept, its essential components, and how it is used to make cost-effective decisions about pavement maintenance and rehabilitation (M&R).

Active AAS-100 2014-10-10
150/5300-17C Standards for Using Remote Sensing Technologies in Airport Surveys (Consolidated to Include Change 1)

Provides guidance on the use of remote sensing technologies in the collection of data describing the physical infrastructure of an airport.

Active AAS-100 2011-09-30
150/5340-26C Maintenance of Airport Visual Aid Facilities

This AC provides guidance and specifications for the Maintenance of airport Visual Aid Facilities.

Active AAS-100 2014-06-20
150/5220-20A Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment

This advisory circular provides guidance to assist airport operators in the procurement of snow and ice control equipment for airport use.

Active AAS-100 2014-09-24
150/5200-32B Reporting Wildlife Aircraft Strikes

This AC explains the importance of reporting collisions between aircraft and wildlife, more commonly referred to as wildlife strikes.

Active AAS-300 2013-05-31
150/5360-12F Airport Signing and Graphics

This AC provides guidance on airport terminal and landside wayfinding, signing, and graphics.

Active AAS-100 2013-09-26
150/5210-17C Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel

This AC provides information on courses and reference materials for training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) personnel.

Active AAS-300 2015-06-12
150/5345-46E Specification for Runway and Taxiway Light Fixtures

Contains FAA specifications for light fixtures to be used on airport runways and taxiways. See also--

Active AAS-100 2016-03-02
150/5220-21C Aircraft Boarding Equipment

Contains the FAA's performance standards, specifications, and recommendations for the design, manufacture, testing and maintenance of equipment used in the boarding of airline passengers.

Active AAS-100 2012-06-29
150/5100-19D Guide for Airport Financial Reports Filed by Airport Sponsors

Provides airport sponsors with guidance on filing FAA Form 5100-126, Financial Governmental Payment Report, and FAA Form 5100-127, Operating and Financial Summary.

Active ACO-100 2011-06-23
150/5200-38 Protocol for the Conduct and Review of Wildlife Hazard Site Visits, Wildlife Hazard Assessments, and Wildlife Hazard Management Plans

For certificated airports, this Advisory Circular (AC) defines the minimum acceptable standards for the conduct and preparation of Wildlife Hazard Site Visits (Site Visit), Wildlife Hazard Assessments (Assessments) and Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (Plans).

Active AAS-300 2018-08-20
150/5345-44K Specification for Runway and Taxiway Signs

This AC contains the FAA specifications for unlighted and lighted signs to be used on taxiways and runways.

Active AAS-100 2015-10-08
150/5190-8 Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities

This AC provides basic information pertaining to FAA recommendations on commercial minimum standards and related policies.

Active ACO-100 2023-12-07
150/5340-30J Design and Installation Details for Airport Visual Aids

This AC provides guidance and recommendations on the installation of airport visual aids. See the Principal Changes paragraph for a list of major changes to the document since the last version.

Active AAS-100 2018-02-12
150/5345-49D Specification L-854, Radio Control Equipment

This AC contains the specifications for radio control equipment to be used for controlling airport lighting facilities.

Active AAS-100 2017-01-17
150/5100-21 State Block Grant Program

This AC provides guidance for application to and implementation of the State Block Grant Program (SBGP).

Active APP-520 2016-10-31
150/5220-16E Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) for Non-Federal Applications - with Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) contains the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) standard for the non-Federal AWOS.

Active AJW-144 2017-03-10
150/5000-17 Critical Aircraft and Regular Use Determination

This advisory circular (AC) defines the term Critical Aircraft and provides guidance on the use of Critical Aircraft in facility planning and design studies, and related FAA decision making, for federally obligated airports.

Active APP-400 2017-06-20
150/5345-43J Specification for Obstruction Lighting Equipment

This AC contains the FAA specification for obstruction lighting equipment.

Active AAS-100 2019-03-11
150/5300-16B General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Surveys: Establishment of Geodetic Control and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey

This AC explains the specifications for establishing geodetic control on or near an airport.

Active AAS-100 2019-07-08
150/5210-20A Ground Vehicle Operations to include Taxiing or Towing an Aircraft on Airports

This AC and its appendices provide guidance to airport operators about developing training programs for safe ground vehicle operations, personnel taxiing or towing an aircraft, and pedestrian control on the movement and safety areas of an airport.

Active AAS-300 2015-09-01
150/5200-30D Airport Field Condition Assessments and Winter Operations Safety

This AC provides guidance to assist airport operators in developing a snow and ice control plan, assessing and reporting airport conditions through the utilization of the Runway Condition Assessment Matrix (RCAM), and establishing snow removal and control procedures.

Active AAS-300 2020-10-29
150/5345-28H Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems

This AC contains the FAA standards for the Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) systems, which provides pilots with visual glideslope guidance during approach for landing.

Active AAS-100 2019-07-29
150/5000-9B Guidelines for Sound Insulation of Structures Exposed to Aircraft Noise

This AC provides guidelines to develop and implement a sound insulation program (SIP).

Active APP-400 2022-06-08
150/5210-14C Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Equipment, Tools and Personal Protective Equipment

This AC contains references to the minimum standards for the selection and performance of aircraft rescue and firefighting personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and powered rescue tools.

Active AAS-300 2024-02-23
150/5210-25A Performance Specification for Airport Vehicle Runway Incursion Warning Systems (RIWS)

This AC provides a performance specification for an airport vehicle runway incursion warning system (RIWS).

Active AAS-100 2019-12-19
150/5345-39E Specification for L-853, Runway and Taxiway Retroreflective Markers

This AC contains the FAA's standards for retroreflective markers for airport runways and taxiways.

Active AAS-100 2021-10-12
150/5220-9B Aircraft Arresting Systems on Civil Airports

This AC contains the FAA standards and recommendations for the installations of aircraft arresting systems on civil airports not owned or operated by the U.S.

Active AAS-300 2023-07-10
150/5300-14D Design of Aircraft Deicing Facilities

This AC provides standards and guidance for designing aircraft deicing facilities.

Active AAS-100 2020-03-17
150/5345-27F FAA Specification for Wind Cone Assemblies

This AC contains a specification for wind cone assemblies to be used to provide wind information to pilots of aircraft.

Active AAS-100 2021-12-15
150/5200-18D Airport Safety Self-Inspection

This AC provides information to airport operators on airport self-inspection programs and identifies the items included in these programs.

Active AAS-300 2022-09-27
150/5200-33C Hazardous Wildlife Attractants on or near Airports

This AC provides guidance on certain land uses that have the potential to attract hazardous wildlife on or near public-use airports.

Active AAS-300 2020-02-21
150/5300-20 Submission of On-Airport Proposals for Aeronautical Study

This AC provides guidance on submitting accurate, complete on-airport proposals so the FAA can conduct an aeronautical study.

Active AAS-100 2023-04-05
150/5210-7E 150/5210-7E, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications

This AC provides guidance to assist airport operators in preparing for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) communications.

Active AAS-300 2024-03-26
150/5100-13C Development of State Aviation Standards for Airport Pavement Construction

This AC provides guidelines for the development of State Aviation Standards for airport pavement construction at nonprimary public-use airports as well as the use of State Highway Material Specifications for airport pavement construction at nonprimary airports.

Active AAS-100 2019-12-06
150/5050-4A Community Involvement in Airport Planning

This advisory circular (AC) provides information on community/public involvement in airport planning.

Active APP-400 2019-10-28