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Airport Safety

Airports

The Airport Safety Program addresses general aviation airport safety, runway safety, airports certificated under 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 139, and safety management systems (SMS).

With the expected growth in air transportation, we will need to make greater efforts and adopt new measures to continue improving aviation safety. The use of Safety Management Systems (SMS) at airports can contribute to this effort by helping airports detect and correct safety problems before they result in aircraft accidents or incidents. We plan to introduce SMS to airports in several ways:

SMS Guidance, Tools, & Related Information

Questions

Safety Forms

Airport Master Record Program
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Current Airport Master Record 5010-1   Search for current 5010 for existing public-use airports on ADIP.
Current Airport Master Record 5010-2   Search for current 5010 for existing private-use airports on ADIP.
Airport Master Record 5010-3   Access blank form for newly established public-use airports.
Airport Master Record 5010-5   Access blank form for newly established private-use airports.

Airspace/Landing Area
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Notice of Proposed Construction or Alteration 7460-1 E-filing (follow instructions on site) Notifies the FAA of construction or alteration that might affect navigable airspace (49 CFR part 77)
Notice of Actual Construction or Alteration 7460-2 Notifies the FAA of construction or alteration that might affect navigable airspace (49 CFR part 77)
Notice of Landing Area Proposal 7480-1 E-filing (follow instructions on site) Notifies the FAA of any construction, alteration, activation, deactivation, or change to the status or use of a civil or joint-use (civil/military) airport (part 157)
Part 139 Certification
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Application for Airport Operating Certificate 5280-1   See Part 139 Airport Certification for more information.
Compliance Letter 5280-6   Template for FAA staff to use when reporting discrepancies found during Part 139 inspections.
Wildlife Hazards
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Report a Strike 5200-7 Used by pilots, airports, and others to report bird and animal strikes

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