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Modernization of U.S. Airspace

The Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen, is the FAA-led modernization of America's air transportation system to make flying even safer, more efficient, and predictable.

This is NextGen

NextGen is not one technology, product, or goal. The NextGen portfolio encompasses the planning and implementation of innovative new technologies and airspace procedures after thorough safety testing. Through research, innovation, and collaboration, NextGen sets standards around the world to further establishthe FAA's global leadership in aviation.


How NextGen Works

As the steward of America's airspace, the FAA is committed to ensuring that we have the safest, most efficient airspace system possible and for future generations of air travelers to come.

Learn how NextGen is working

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