Noise Control and Compatibility Planning for Airports
Provides general guidance for noise control and compatibility planning for airports as well as specific guidance for preparation of airport noise exposure maps and airport noise compatibility programs by airport operators for submission under Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 150, and the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of 1979.
Airport Capacity And Delay
Explains how to compute airport capacity and aircraft delay for airport planning and design. Consolidated file contains Changes 1 and 2.
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.
Runway Length Requirements for Airport Design
Provides design standards and guidelines for determining recommended runway lengths.
Environmental Management Systems for Airport Sponsors
Provides guidance to airport sponsors that develop Environmental Management Systems (EMS). It provides guidance to airport sponsors on the needed parts of an EMS.
Guidance on the Extraction of Oil and Gas on Federally Obligated Airports
This AC discusses oil and gas development on federally obligated airport land, including any drilling that penetrates the subsurface of airport owned land.
Guidelines for Sound Insulation of Structures Exposed to Aircraft Noise
This AC provides guidelines to develop and implement a sound insulation program (SIP).
Critical Aircraft and Regular Use Determination
This advisory circular (AC) defines the term Critical Aircraft and provides guidance on the use of Critical Aircraft in facility planning and design studies, and related FAA decision making, for federally obligated airports.
Community Involvement in Airport Planning
This advisory circular (AC) provides information on community/public involvement in airport planning.
The Airport System Planning Process
Provides guidance for effective airport system planning. Consolidated file includes Change 1 (dated 1/16/2015).
Airport Master Plans
Provides guidance for the preparation of airport master plans that range in size and function from small general aviation to large commercial service facilities.
Airport Land Use Compatibility Planning
This AC is intended to help a broad audience understand the effects of land use on the safety and utility of airport operations and identify compatible land use development tools, resources and techniques to protect surrounding communities from adverse effects associated with airport operations.
Airport Terminal Planning
This AC provides information on the process of planning airport passenger terminal facilities. It combines and supersedes two previous FAA ACs on this topic: AC 150-5360-13, Planning and Design Guidelines for Airport Terminal Facilities, and AC 150/5360-9, Planning and Design Guidelines for Airport Terminal Facilities at Non-hub Locations.