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Series 150 Advisory Circulars (ACs) for Airport Projects

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Number Title Status Office Date
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
150/5220-17B 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
150/5370-17 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
150/5200-32B 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
150/5345-3G 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
150/5300-17C 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
150/5220-20A 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
150/5100-13C 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
150/5320-12C 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
150/5100-17 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
150/5300-7B 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
150/5210-22 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
150/5380-9 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
150/5220-21C 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
150/5345-44K 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
150/5300-14D Design of Aircraft Deicing Facilities

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

Active AAS-100 2020-03-17
150/5200-33C 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
150/5370-15B 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
150/5345-7F 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
150/5370-16 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
150/5190-6 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
150/5320-15A 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
150/5300-15A 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
150/5220-18A 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
150/5345-12F 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
150/5220-25 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
150/5220-22B 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
150/5345-10H 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
150/5320-6G 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
150/5340-18G 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
150/5340-1M 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