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150/5300-7B ABP-420 FAA Policy on Facility Relocations Occasioned by Airport Improvements or Changes

Reaffirms to the aviation community the FAA policy governing responsibility for funding relocation, replacement and modification of air traffic control and air navigation facilities that are made necessary by improvements or changes to the airport.

11-08-1972
150/5050-4 APP-400 Citizen Participation in Airport Planning

Provides guidance for citizen involvement in airport planning. Although not mandatory for airport grant programs, it explains the need for early citizen participation.

Note: Portions of this AC are under review for update. Please contact the appropriate Regional Office or Airports District Office for assistance.

09-26-1975
150/5020-1 APP-400 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. Contains an expanded Table of Land Uses Normally Compatible with Various Levels of Noise. 08-05-1983
150/5060-5 APP-400 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.

Note: Portions of this AC are under review for update. Please contact the National Planning and Environmental Division for assistance.

Because of the size of this document, it is available as one large file (see Complete) or as several smaller files (see Parts 1-4).

09-23-1983
150/5190-4A APP-400 A Model Zoning Ordinance to Limit Height of Objects Around Airports

Provides a model zoning ordinance to be used as a guide to control the height of objects around airports. Editorially updated.

12-14-1987
150/5000-9A APP-400 Announcement of Availability Report No. DOT/FAA/PP/92-5, Guidelines for the Sound Insulation of Residences Exposed to Aircraft Operations

Announces availability of Guidelines for the Sound Insulation of Residences Exposed to Aircraft Operations. Updated file includes complete report.

Because of the size of the complete file, we also make it available in 8 parts for easier downloading.

07-02-1993
150/5320-12C AAS-100 Measurement, Construction, and Maintenance of Skid Resistant Airport Pavement Surfaces Contains guidelines and procedures for the design and construction of skid-resistant pavement; pavement evaluation, without or with friction equipment; and maintenance of high skid-resistant pavements.
CHANGE 1 (04-16-2004)
Updates names and addresses of FAA-approved CFME.
CHANGE 2 (09-02-2004)
Updates references to polymer-based runway surface chip seals to account for current materials technology.
CHANGE 3 (08-25-2004)
Updates names and addresses of FAA-approved CFME.
CHANGE 4 (02-03-2005)
Updates names and addresses of FAA-approved CFME.
CHANGE 5 (04-15-2005)
Updates names and addresses of FAA-approved CFME.
CHANGE 6 (05-25-2005)
Updates names and addresses of FAA-approved CFME.
CHANGE 7 (12-05-2005)
Updates names and addresses of FAA-approved CFME.
CHANGE 8 (02-07-2007)
Updates list of FAA-approved CFME.
03-18-1997
150/5200-18C AAS-300 Airport Safety Self-Inspection Provides information to airport operators about airport self-inspection programs and identifies what should be included in such programs. 04-23-2004
150/5210-22 AAS-300 Airport Certification Manual (ACM) Provides methods for meeting the certification requirements specified in Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports. This AC cancels AC 139/201-1, Airport Certification Manual (ACM) and Airport Certification Specifications (ACS). 04-26-2004
150/5210-6D AAS-100 Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents

Provides guidance on Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents and provides an acceptable methodology for complying with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports.

07-08-2004
150/5020-2 AEE-100 Guidance on the Balanced Approach to Noise Management FAA accepts the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) document, Guidance on the Balanced Approach to Aircraft Noise Management, as additional guidance material. 09-28-2004
150/5070-7 APP-400 The Airport System Planning Process

Provides guidance for effective airport system planning. Consolidated file includes Change 1 (dated 1/16/2015).

11-10-2004
150/5325-4B AAS-100 Runway Length Requirements for Airport Design Provides design standards and guidelines for determining recommended runway lengths. 07-01-2005
150/5070-6B APP-400 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. Appendix D of this AC cancels Chapter 1, Section 5; Appendix 6; and Appendix 7 of AC 150/5300-13, Airport Design. Consolidated file contains Changes 1 and 2.

CHANGE 1 (05-01-2007)
CHANGE 2 (01-27-2015)
07-29-2005
150/5200-34A AAS-300 Construction or Establishment of Landfills near Public Airports Contains guidance on complying with new Federal statutory requirements regarding the construction or establishment of landfills near public airports. 01-26-2006
150/5190-7 ACO-100 Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities Provides basic information about the FAA's recommendations on commercial minimum standards and related policies. Although minimum standards are optional, the FAA highly recommends their use and implementation as a means to minimize the potential for violations of Federal obligations at federally obligated airports. This AC cancels AC 150/5190-5 (Change 1), Exclusive Rights and Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities, dated June 10, 2002. 08-28-2006
150/5345-5B AAS-100 Circuit Selector Switch Contains a specification for a circuit selector switch for use in airport lighting circuits. 09-14-2006
150/5370-13A AAS-100 Off-Peak Construction of Airport Pavements Using Hot-Mix Asphalt Provides guidance for the planning, coordination, management, design, testing, inspection, and execution of off-peak construction of airport pavements using hot-mix asphalt (HMA) paving materials. Also focuses on HMA airfield pavement construction and applies to other types of airfield improvements where off-peak construction is identified as the preferred delivery method. 09-29-2006
150/5220-9A AAS-300 Aircraft Arresting Systems

Contains FAA standards and recommendations for the installations of aircraft arresting systems on civil airports not owned or operated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). This AC does not describe Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS). For guidance on EMAS, see AC 150/5220-22, Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS) for Aircraft Overruns.

12-20-2006
150/5190-6 ACO-100 Exclusive Rights at Federally Obligated Airports Provides basic information about the FAA's prohibition on the granting of exclusive rights at federally-obligated airports. This prohibition is one of the obligations assumed by the airport sponsors of public airports that have accepted federal assistance, either in the form of grants or property conveyances. This AC cancels AC 150/5190-5 (Change 1), Exclusive Rights and Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities, dated June 10, 2002. 01-04-2007
150/5200-37 AAS-300 Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Airport Operators Introduces the concept of a safety management system (SMS) for airport operators. 02-28-2007
150/5345-45C AAS-100 Low-Impact Resistant (LIR) Structures Contains the FAA specifications for low-impact resistant (LIR) structures used to support approach lighting systems (ALS) at airports. 04-06-2007
150/5200-29A AAS-300 Announcement Of Availability Of Airport Self-Inspection DVD Announces the availability of the Airport Safety Self-Inspection DVD, which replaces the previously issued videotape. It also corrects a previously released announcement, dated January 31, 2007, that was incorrectly numbered AC 150/5200-18C. 06-05-2007
150/5345-55A AAS-100 Specification for L-893, Lighted Visual Aid to Indicate Temporary Runway Closure Provides guidance in the design of a lighted visual aid to indicate temporary runway closure. 06-27-2007
150/5200-33B AAS-300 Hazardous Wildlife Attractants On or Near Airports Provides guidance on certain land uses that have the potential to attract hazardous wildlife on or near public-use airports. It also discusses airport development projects (including airport construction, expansion, and renovation) affecting aircraft movement near hazardous wildlife attractants. 08-28-2007

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