Runway Safety Program

Committed to continuously improving surface safety

Learn about our recent Safety Call to Action

Our Commitment to Safety

Runway Safety embodies a safe flight — both at its start and at its conclusion. Runway Safety continues to be one of the FAA's highest priorities and encompasses pilots, air traffic controllers and airport vehicle drivers. We offer guidance, resources and expertise and welcome your questions, comments and suggestions.

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Hot Spots

Reducing the potential for runway confusion through standardizing hot spot symbology and verbiage.

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Video Series

Videos from the cockpit to assist pilots and self-guided videos for flight instructors to help students.

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Arrival Alert Notices

Addressing wrong surface events by releasing Arrival Alert Notices (AAN) at several airports with a history of risk.

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Reporting national and regional runway incursions statistics on both a yearly and quarterly basis.

Runway Safety Resources