Runway Safety embodies a safe flight — both at its start and at its conclusion. It 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.
Hot Spots About to Sizzle Broadcast Now Available
Hosted by NAFI, this presentation features FAA staff outlining upcoming changes to Hot Spot Symbology. More
Search the FAA Database using our search tool to access PDF versions of Airport Diagrams. Airport Diagrams are specifically designed to assist in the movement of ground traffic at locations with complex runway/taxiway configurations.
A hot spot is defined as a location on an airport movement area with a history or potential risk of collision or runway incursion, and where heightened attention by pilots and drivers is necessary.
To address wrong surface events where an aircraft lines up to or lands on the incorrect runway, taxiway, or airport, the FAA is releasing Arrival Alert Notices (AAN) at several airports with a history of misalignment risk.