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Series 150 Advisory Circulars (ACs) for Airport Projects

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Number Title Status Office Date
150/5300-16A General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Surveys: Establishment of Geodetic Control and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey

Explains the specifications for establishing geodetic control on or near an airport. It also describes how to submit the information to the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) for approval and inclusion in the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) in support of aeronautical information surveys.

Cancelled AAS-100 2007-09-15
150/5190-7 Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities

Provides basic information about the FAA's recommendations on commercial minimum standards and related policies.

Cancelled ACO-100 2006-08-28
150/5360-13 Planning and Design Guidelines for Airport Terminal Facilities

Provides guidelines for the planning and design of airport terminal buildings and related access facilities.

Cancelled APP-400 1988-04-22
150/5200-37 Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Airport Operators

Introduces the concept of a safety management system (SMS) for airport operators.

Cancelled AAS-300 2007-02-28
150/5070-6A Airport Master Plans Cancelled APP-400 1985-06-01
150/5200-18C Airport Safety Self-Inspection

Provides information to airport operators about airport self-inspection programs and identifies what should be included in such programs.

Cancelled AAS-300 2004-04-23
150/5345-26D FAA Specification For L-823 Plug And Receptacle, Cable Connectors

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.

Cancelled AAS-100 2008-09-30
150/5190-4A A Model Zoning Ordinance to Limit Height of Objects Around Airports

Provides a model zoning ordinance to be used as a guide to control the height of objects around airports.

Cancelled APP-400 1987-12-14
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.

Cancelled AAS-100 2009-06-12
150/5210-24 Airport Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Management

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

Cancelled AAS-300 2010-09-30
150/5300-14C Design of Aircraft Deicing Facilities

This AC provides standards and recommendations for use in the design of aircraft deicing facilities.

Cancelled AAS-100 2013-08-07
150/5210-25 Performance Specification for Airport Vehicle Runway Incursion Warning Systems (RIWS)

This AC contains minimum performance specifications for systems and equipment airports use to provide a warning to drivers on an airfield about a potential runway incursion.

Cancelled AAS-100 2012-09-28
150/5345-27E Specification for Wind Cone Assemblies

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

Cancelled AAS-100 2013-09-26
150/5345-39D Specification for L-853, Runway and Taxiway Retroreflective Markers

Contains the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards for retroreflective markers for airport runways and taxiways.

Cancelled AAS-100 2011-09-26
150/5200-36A Qualifications for Wildlife Biologist Conducting Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Training Curriculums for Airport Personnel Involved in Controlling Wildlife Hazards on Airports (Consolidated AC includes Change 1)

Describes the qualifications for wildlife biologists who conduct Wildlife Hazard Assessments (WHA) for airports certificated under 14 CFR Part 139 and at non-certificated airports funded by the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) or Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program.

Cancelled AAS-300 2012-01-31
150/5345-42H Specification for Airport Light Bases, Transformer Housings, Junction Boxes, and Accessories

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

Cancelled AAS-100 2015-11-06
150/5320-6F Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation

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

Cancelled AAS-100 2016-11-10
150/5200-35A Submitting the Airport Master Record in Order to Activate a New Airport

Provides guidelines on providing airport data to the FAA using FAA Forms 5010-3 and 5010-5.

Cancelled AAS-100 2010-09-23
150/5340-18F Standards for Airport Sign Systems

Contains standards for the siting and installation of signs on airport runways and taxiways, including taxiway ending markers, location signs, runway distance remaining signs, mandatory hold signs associated with POFZ and CAT II/III operations, and many others.

Cancelled AAS-100 2010-08-16
150/5360-9 Planning and Design of Airport Terminal Facilities at Non-Hub Locations

Provides guidance material for the planning and design of airport terminal buildings at non-hub locations.

Cancelled APP-400 1980-04-04
150/5210-6D Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents

Provides guidance on Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents and provides an acceptable methodology for complying with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports.

Cancelled AAS-100 2004-07-08
150/5220-9A Aircraft Arresting Systems

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

Cancelled AAS-300 2006-12-20
150/5000-9A Announcement of Availability Report No. DOT/FAA/PP/92-5, Guidelines for the Sound Insulation of Residences Exposed to Aircraft Operations

Announces availability of Guidelines for the Sound Insulation of Residences Exposed to Aircraft Operations.

Cancelled APP-400 1993-07-02
150/5200-33B Hazardous Wildlife Attractants On or Near Airports

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

Cancelled AAS-300 2007-08-28
150/5050-4 Citizen Participation in Airport Planning

Provides guidance for citizen involvement in airport planning. Although not mandatory for airport grant programs, it explains the need for early citizen participation.

Cancelled APP-400 1975-09-26
150/5210-14B Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Equipment, Tools and Clothing

Contains references to the minimum requirements for the selection and performance of aircraft rescue and firefighting personal protective equipment (PPE), self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and powered rescue tools.

Cancelled AAS-300 2008-09-30
150/5220-23 Frangible Connections

Contains specifications for the frangible connections used to support objects located in airfield safety areas, including fuse bolts, special material bolts, frangible couplings, tear-through fasteners, and tear-out sections.

Cancelled AAS-100 2009-04-27
150/5210-23 ARFF Vehicle and High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) Operation, Training and Qualifications

Provides FAA standards and recommendations for the training of airport firefighting and rescue personnel in the proper operation and tactical use of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles and ARFF vehicles equipped with High Reach Extendable Turret (HRETs).

Cancelled AAS-300 2010-09-30
150/5300-13A 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.This substantial revision fully incorporates all previous changes to AC 150/5300-13 as well as new standards and technical requirements.

Cancelled AAS-100 2012-09-28
150/5340-1L Standards for Airport Markings

This AC contains the FAA standards for markings used on airport runways, taxiways, and aprons.

Cancelled AAS-100 2013-09-27
150/5345-43H Specification for Obstruction Lighting Equipment

This AC contains the FAA specification for obstruction lighting equipment. Effective 12 months after the date of this circular, only that equipment qualified per this specification will be listed in AC 150/5345-53, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program.

Cancelled AAS-100 2016-09-28
150/5345-28G Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems

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

Cancelled AAS-100 2011-09-29
150/5335-5C Standardized Method of Reporting Airport Pavement Strength - PCN

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

Cancelled AAS-100 2014-08-14
150/5370-10G Standards for Specifying Construction of Airports

The standards contained in this AC relate to materials and methods used for the construction of airports.

Cancelled AAS-100 2014-07-21
150/5370-14B Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook

This AC provides general guidance on asphalt paving operations. The Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000 (handbook) is in Appendix 1 of this AC.

Cancelled AAS-100 2013-09-27
150/5390-2C Heliport Design

Provides standards for the design of heliports serving helicopters with single rotors. Basic concepts can also be applied to facilities serving helicopters with tandem (front and rear) or dual (side by side) rotors; although many standards will not apply to these facilities.

Cancelled AAS-100 2012-04-24
150/5230-4B Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports

Contains specifications and guidance for the storage, handling, and dispensing of aviation fuel on airports.

Cancelled AAS-300 2012-09-28
150/5200-28F Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) for Airport Operators

This AC provides guidance on using the NOTAM system for reporting airport facilities changes or outages and for utilizing the Runway Condition Assessment Matrix for airport condition reporting.

Cancelled AAS-300 2016-12-30
150/5210-7D Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications

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

Cancelled AAS-300 2008-04-14
150/5100-13B Development of State Standards for Nonprimary Airports

Provides guidelines for the development of State standards for and the use of State highway specifications for pavement construction at nonprimary public-use airports as provided for in title 49 United States Code (USC), Sections 47105(c) and 47114(d)(5), respectively.

Cancelled AAS-100 2011-08-31