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Order 6000.30G - National Airspace System Maintenance Policy

Document Information

National Airspace System Maintenance Policy
Date issued
Office of Primary Responsibility
AJW-183, NAS Operations Policy Team
Access restriction
FAA Network Only
Contact information
Lowen Overby
Order purpose statement

This order establishes a maintenance policy for the National Airspace System (NAS). It defines the role of Technical Operations and other Second Level Engineering (SLE) organizations in integrating, managing, maintaining, and operating the NAS infrastructure. Title 49 of the United States Code requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to manage the use of the national airspace and the movement of air traffic in that airspace. The NAS consists of people, equipment, and procedures working together to provide services that accomplish this primary mission.


This document's content can be accessed only from within the FAA network.

The document's Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) is AJW-183.