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New and Revised FAA Airports Series 150 Advisory Circulars (ACs)

New and Revised FAA Airports Series 150 Advisory Circulars (ACs)
Number Title Publication Date
150/5210-6E Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents for Airports (posted 2/13/2024)

New/Revised Comments: Errata sheet (2/13/2024)

150/5210-24A Airport Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Management (posted 2/8/2024) 2/8/2024
150/5300-19 Airport Data and Information Program (posted 1/9/2024)

New/Revised Comments: Updated Airport Master Records Data Dictionary (dated 7/2023)




150/5190-8 Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities (posted 12/7/2023) 12/7/2023
150/5345-53D Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program (posted 9/27/2023)

New/Revised Comments: August 2023 Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D (updated 9/27/2023)




150/5200-18D Airport Safety Self-Inspection (posted 8/29/2023)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet (August 29, 2023)


150/5210-17C Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel (posted 7/20/2023)

New/Revised Comments: Addendum for Quarter 4 FY 2023 (7/20/2023) 








150/5220-9B Aircraft Arresting Systems on Civil Airports (posted 7/10/2023) 7/10/2023
150/5210-23A ARFF Vehicle and High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) Operation, Training and Qualifications (posted 5/25/2023) 5/25/2023
150/5220-26 Airport Ground Vehicle Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Squitter Equipment (posted 5/10/2023)

New/Revised Comments: Change 3 to AC 150/5220-26 (Consolidated) (3/31/2023). Date updated to show correct signature date.







150/5230-4C Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, and Dispensing on Airports (posted 4/27/2023)

New/Revised Comments:  Addendum for Quarter 3 FY 2023 (4/27/2023) 

Errata Sheet (3/9/2023)







150/5300-20 Submission of On-Airport Proposals for Aeronautical Study (posted 4/7/2023) 4/5/2023
150/5200-37A Safety Management Systems for Airports (posted 2/15/2023) 2/16/2023
150/5390-2D Heliport Design (posted 1/9/2023) 1/5/2023
150/5190-4B Airport Land Use Compatibility Planning (posted 9/16/2022) 9/16/2022
150/5300-13B Airport Design (posted 8/19/2022)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet (August 2022)



150/5000-9B Guidelines for Sound Insulation of Structures Exposed to Aircraft Noise (posted 6/8/2022) 6/8/2022
150/5200-28G Notice to Air Missions (NOTAMs) for Airport Operators (posted 5/26/2022) 5/25/2022
150/5335-5D Standardized Method of Reporting Airport Pavement Strength - PCR (posted 5/12/2022) 4/29/2022
150/5345-44K Specification for Runway and Taxiway Signs (posted 1/14/2022)

New/Revised Comments: Added Errata Sheet (January 14, 2022)


150/5345-26E FAA Specification for L-823 Plug and Receptacle, Cable Connectors (posted 12/20/2021) 12/16/2021
150/5345-27F FAA Specification for Wind Cone Assemblies (posted 12/20/2021) 12/15/2021
150/5345-39E Specification for L-853, Runway and Taxiway Retroreflective Markers (posted 10/20/2021)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet (added 10/20/2021)


150/5320-6G Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation (posted 6/7/2021) 6/7/2021
150/5220-23A Frangible Connections (posted 4/15/2021) 4/13/2021
150/5300-16B General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Surveys: Establishment of Geodetic Control and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey (posted 1/6/2021)

New/Revised Comments: Errata sheet (1/6/2021)


150/5340-18G Standards for Airport Sign Systems (posted 1/5/2021) 5/10/2019
150/5340-1M Standards for Airport Markings (posted 1/4/2021) 5/10/2019
150/5340-30J Design and Installation Details for Airport Visual Aids (posted 11/17/2020)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet for AC 150/5340-30J (11/17/2020)

150/5200-30D Airport Field Condition Assessments and Winter Operations Safety (posted 10/30/2020)

New/Revised Comments: Change 2 (10/29/2020)


150/5370-10H Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports (posted 8/19/2020)

New/Revised Comments: Errata for AC 150/5370-10H (8/19/2020)


150/5100-13C Development of State Aviation Standards for Airport Pavement Construction (posted 6/30/2020) 12/6/2019
150/5300-14D Design of Aircraft Deicing Facilities (posted 3/25/2020) 3/17/2020
150/5345-43J Specification for Obstruction Lighting Equipment (posted 3/4/2020)

New/Revised Comments: See the Letter Extending Effective Date of AC 150/5345-43J. This extends the effective date of the AC by six months to September 11, 2020.


Errata Sheet for AC 150/5345-43J (dated 4/29/3019)

150/5200-33C Hazardous Wildlife Attractants on or near Airports (posted 2/26/2020) 2/21/2020
150/5210-25A Performance Specification for Airport Vehicle Runway Incursion Warning Systems (RIWS) (posted 12/20/2019) 12/19/2019
150/5210-22 Airport Certification Manual (ACM) (posted 12/10/2019) 4/26/2004
150/5050-4A Community Involvement in Airport Planning (posted 10/29/2019) 10/28/2019
150/5345-42J Specification for Airport Light Bases, Transformer Housings, Junction Boxes, and Accessories (posted 9/17/2019) 9/12/2019
150/5200-34A Construction or Establishment of Landfills near Public Airports (posted 9/5/2019) 1/26/2006
150/5345-28H Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems (posted 8/12/2019) 7/29/2019
150/5220-16E Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) for Non-Federal Applications - with Change 1 (posted 2/6/2019) 3/10/2017
150/5200-36B Qualifications for Wildlife Biologist Conducting Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Training Curriculums for Airport Personnel Involved in Controlling Wildlife Hazards on Airports (posted 1/24/2019) 1/24/2019
150/5345-46E Specification for Runway and Taxiway Light Fixtures (posted 12/21/2018)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet for AC 150/5345-46E (9/15/2017)

150/5395-1B Seaplane Bases (posted 9/5/2018) 8/31/2018
150/5200-38 Protocol for the Conduct and Review of Wildlife Hazard Site Visits, Wildlife Hazard Assessments, and Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (posted 8/20/2018) 8/20/2018
150/5360-13A Airport Terminal Planning (posted 7/25/2018) 7/13/2018
150/5370-2G Operational Safety on Airports During Construction (posted 12/15/2017) 12/13/2017
150/5360-14A Access to Airports by Individuals with Disabilities (posted 12/14/2017) 12/6/2017
150/5300-17C Standards for Using Remote Sensing Technologies in Airport Surveys (Consolidated to Include Change 1) (posted 10/4/2017)

New/Revised Comments: Change 1 to AC 150/5300-17C (9/29/2017). 

150/5100-17 Land Acquisition and Relocation Assistance for Airport Improvement Program Assisted Projects (Consolidated through Change 7) (posted 7/10/2017)

New/Revised Comments: Change 7 to AC 150/5100-17, Land Acquisition and Relocation Assistance for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Assisted Projects

150/5000-17 Critical Aircraft and Regular Use Determination (posted 6/21/2017) 6/20/2017
150/5345-49D Specification L-854, Radio Control Equipment (posted 5/3/2017) 1/17/2017
150/5070-6B Airport Master Plans (posted 1/27/2017)

New/Revised Comments: Change 2 (1/27/2015)

150/5100-21 State Block Grant Program (posted 11/7/2016) 10/31/2016
150/5220-20A Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment (posted 11/2/2016)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet for AC 150/5220-20A (11/2/2016)

150/5100-20 Guidance on the Extraction of Oil and Gas on Federally Obligated Airports (posted 6/3/2016) 3/23/2016
150/5100-19D Guide for Airport Financial Reports Filed by Airport Sponsors (posted 4/28/2016)

New/Revised Comments: Editorially revised to update mailing address for extension requests (4/28/2016).

150/5300-18B General Guidance and Specifications for Submission of Aeronautical Surveys to NGS: Field Data Collection and Geographic Information System (GIS) Standards (posted 2/2/2016)

New/Revised Comments: We have re-activated this AC until further notice. Please see the letter cancelling AC 150/5300-18C and re-activating AC 150/5300-18B (2/2/2016).



Change 1 - incorporates updated airport data collection standards and deletes outdated information (2/24/2014) 

150/5370-12B Quality Management for Federally Funded Airport Construction Projects (posted 9/29/2015) 9/14/2015
150/5100-14E Architectural, Engineering, and Planning Consultant Services for Airport Grant Projects (posted 9/28/2015)

New/Revised Comments: Change 1 to AC 150/5100-14E (9/25/2015). See the consolidated version of the AC.

150/5210-20A Ground Vehicle Operations to include Taxiing or Towing an Aircraft on Airports (posted 9/2/2015) 9/1/2015
150/5345-10H Specification for Constant Current Regulators and Regulator Monitors (posted 11/21/2014) 11/5/2014
150/5380-7B Airport Pavement Management Program (PMP) (posted 10/31/2014) 10/10/2014
150/5380-6C Guidelines and Procedures for Maintenance of Airport Pavements (posted 10/30/2014) 10/10/2014
150/5320-17A Airfield Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating Manuals (posted 9/16/2014) 9/10/2014
150/5340-26C Maintenance of Airport Visual Aid Facilities (posted 7/1/2014) 6/20/2014
150/5360-12F Airport Signing and Graphics (posted 9/30/2013) 9/26/2013
150/5340-5D Segmented Circle Airport Marker System (posted 9/26/2013) 9/25/2013
150/5320-5D Airport Drainage Design (posted 9/24/2013) 8/15/2013
150/5345-7F Specification for L-824 Underground Electrical Cable for Airport Lighting Circuits (posted 8/19/2013) 8/19/2013
150/5000-15B Announcement of Availability of Airport-Related Research and Development Products (posted 7/25/2013) 7/23/2013
150/5200-32B Reporting Wildlife Aircraft Strikes (posted 6/7/2013) 5/31/2013
150/5220-22B Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS) for Aircraft Overruns (posted 9/28/2012) 9/27/2012
150/5150-2C Federal Surplus Personal Property Program for Public Airport Purposes (posted 8/31/2012) 8/31/2012
150/5220-21C Aircraft Boarding Equipment (posted 6/29/2012) 6/29/2012
150/5345-56B Specification for L-890 Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring System (ALCMS) (posted 10/13/2011) 9/29/2011
150/5370-11B Use of Nondestructive Testing in the Evaluation of Airport Pavements (posted 10/3/2011) 9/30/2011
150/5370-15B Airside Applications for Artificial Turf (posted 10/3/2011) 9/30/2011
150/5345-47C Specification for Series to Series Isolation Transformers for Airport Lighting Systems (posted 8/22/2011) 7/22/2011
150/5220-10E Guide Specification for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Vehicles (posted 6/13/2011)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet (June 13, 2011)

150/5370-17 Airside Use of Heated Pavement Systems (posted 3/31/2011) 3/29/2011
150/5200-31C Airport Emergency Plan (Consolidated AC includes Change 2) (posted 12/1/2010)

New/Revised Comments: Consolidated AC includes Change 2. Change 1 revised the implementation date by which all part 139 certificated airports must use the standards in this AC from the original date of “no later than one year from the effective date of this AC” (i.e., June 19, 2010) to December 31, 2010. Change 2 changes the implementation date by which AEPs must be submitted to June 30, 2011.

150/5220-25 Airport Avian Radar Systems (posted 11/24/2010) 11/23/2010
150/5000-16 Announcement of Availability of the Guide for Private Flyers - U.S. International Airports (posted 10/1/2010) 9/29/2010
150/5220-17B Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Training Facilities (posted 9/30/2010)

New/Revised Comments: Errata Sheet for AC 150/5220-17B

150/5345-3G Specification for L-821, Panels for the Control of Airport Lighting (posted 9/30/2010) 9/29/2010
150/5210-13C Airport Water Rescue Plans and Equipment (posted 9/29/2010) 9/29/2010
150/5345-12F Specification for Airport and Heliport Beacons (posted 9/29/2010) 9/24/2010
150/5345-51B Specification for Discharge-Type Flashing Light Equipment (posted 9/23/2010)

New/Revised Comments: Added Notice to Manufacturers of Airport Lighting and Navigation Aid Equipment about AIP Buy American Requirement.

150/5210-5D Painting, Marking, and Lighting of Vehicles Used on an Airport (posted 3/31/2010) 4/1/2010
150/5345-54B Specification for L-884, Power and Control Unit for Land and Hold Short Lighting Systems (posted 11/10/2009) 9/30/2009
150/5320-12C Measurement, Construction, and Maintenance of Skid Resistant Airport Pavement Surfaces (posted 11/6/2009) 3/18/1997
150/5380-9 Guidelines and Procedures for Measuring Airfield Pavement Roughness (posted 10/16/2009) 9/30/2009
150/5200-12C First Responders’ Responsibility for Protecting Evidence at the Scene of an Aircraft Accident/Incident (posted 10/2/2009) 9/28/2009
150/5220-24 Foreign Object Debris Detection Equipment (posted 10/2/2009) 9/30/2009
150/5210-19A Driver's Enhanced Vision System (DEVS) (posted 6/12/2009) 6/12/2009
150/5020-1 Noise Control and Compatibility Planning for Airports (posted 5/26/2009) 8/5/1983
150/5050-8 Environmental Management Systems for Airport Sponsors (posted 5/26/2009) 9/26/2007
150/5060-5 Airport Capacity And Delay (posted 5/26/2009) 9/23/1983
150/5070-7 The Airport System Planning Process (posted 5/26/2009)

New/Revised Comments: Consolidated file incorporates Change 1, issued 1/16/2015.

150/5210-7D Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications (posted 5/26/2009) 4/14/2008
150/5220-18A Buildings for Storage and Maintenance of Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Materials (posted 5/26/2009) 9/14/2007
150/5300-7B FAA Policy on Facility Relocations Occasioned by Airport Improvements or Changes (posted 5/26/2009) 11/8/1972
150/5325-4B Runway Length Requirements for Airport Design (posted 5/26/2009) 7/1/2005
150/5345-13B Specification for L-841 Auxiliary Relay Cabinet Assembly for Pilot Control of Airport Lighting Circuits (posted 5/26/2009) 9/20/2007
150/5345-45C Low-Impact Resistant (LIR) Structures (posted 5/26/2009) 4/6/2007
150/5345-50B Specification for Portable Runway and Taxiway Lights (posted 5/26/2009) 9/20/2007
150/5345-52A Generic Visual Glideslope Indicators (GVGI) (posted 5/26/2009) 9/5/2007
150/5345-55A Specification for L-893, Lighted Visual Aid to Indicate Temporary Runway Closure (posted 5/26/2009) 6/27/2007
150/5345-5B Circuit Selector Switch (posted 5/26/2009) 9/14/2006
150/5370-13A Off-Peak Construction of Airport Pavements Using Hot-Mix Asphalt (posted 5/26/2009) 9/29/2006
150/5370-16 Rapid Construction of Rigid (Portland Cement Concrete) Airfield Pavements (posted 5/26/2009) 9/28/2007
150/5000-13A Announcement Of Availability: RTCA Inc., Document RTCA-221 (posted 5/21/2009) 9/5/2008
150/5200-29A Announcement Of Availability Of Airport Self-Inspection DVD (posted 5/21/2009) 6/5/2007
150/5210-15A Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Station Building Design (posted 5/21/2009) 9/10/2008
150/5210-18A Systems for Interactive Training Of Airport Personnel (posted 5/21/2009) 9/29/2008
150/5300-15A Use Of Value Engineering For Engineering And Design Of Airport Grant Projects (posted 5/21/2009) 9/30/2008
150/5320-15A Management Of Airport Industrial Waste (posted 5/21/2009) 9/8/2008
150/5020-2 Guidance on the Balanced Approach to Noise Management (posted 11/9/2007) 9/28/2004
150/5190-6 Exclusive Rights at Federally-Obligated Airports (posted 11/7/2007) 1/4/2007

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