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Guidebook on General Aviation Facility Planning (2014)

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133 A P P E N D I X D Key FAA ACs, Orders, and Other Publications AC 150/5070-6B, Airport Master Plans This advisory circular provides guidance to airports of all sizes on the developing an airport mas- ter plan. This document outlines the required process and elements of an airport master plan. The master plan is the basis for nearly all improvements to GA facilities and this circular ensures that all airports follow the appropriate steps to plan for its future development. AC 150/5220-18A, Buildings for Storage and Maintenance of Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Materials This advisory circular provides guidance for the site selection and design of buildings used to store and maintain airport snow and ice control equipment, store approved materials, and pro- vide personnel areas required to support the requirements under the airport operator’s winter storm management plan. AC 150/5230-4A, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, and Dispensing on Airports This advisory circular identifies standards and procedures for storage, handling, and dispensing of aviation fuel on airports. The circular directs airports to the National Fire Prevention Asso- ciation (NFPA) 407, Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing when designing fuel storage facilities. AC 150/5300-13A, Airport Design This advisory circular provides standards and recommendations for airport design. This docu- ment describes the standards on the appropriate distances and sizes of the various airport safety areas and the appropriate facilities that can be within or near each of the various safety areas. AC 150/5320-5C, Surface Drainage Design This advisory circular provides guidance for engineers, airport managers, and the public in the design and maintenance of airport surface drainage systems. When developing GA facilities, it is important to reference this circular for effective drainage development to mitigate possible impacts to water quality. AC 150/5360-9, Planning and Design of Airport Terminal Facilities at Non-Hub Locations This advisory circular provides general reference material for the planning and design of air- port terminal buildings at non-hub locations. It provides planners with the most important items to consider when developing and designing a new terminal. The circular notes the fac- tors that should be considered when determining a location of a new terminal such as FAA design standards, the type of aircraft using the airport (currently and in future), relationship to other airport facilities, physical siting restrictions, and access to roads. The circular provides facility requirement graphs to ensure that appropriate facilities are included in the terminal development such as aircraft parking, auto parking, terminal curb, public areas, airline space Bibliography of Planning Resources

134 Guidebook on General Aviation Facility Planning (if applicable), concessions, utility systems, offices, federal inspection facilities, and other special considerations. AC 150/5390-2C, Heliport Design This advisory circular provides standards for the design of heliports serving helicopters with single rotors. If an airport accommodates helicopter activity or plans to in the future, it will be important to consider this advisory circular to ensure appropriate adherence to heliport safety areas, the developing helicopter parking, and terminal and auto parking facilities to accommo- date helicopter passengers. Order 5050.4B, National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Instructions for Airport Projects This order provides guidance and requirements for assessing the environmental impacts of airport development. Order 5100.38C, Airport Improvement Program Handbook This order provides guidance and requirements for funding of airport grant projects. Order 5190.6B, FAA Airport Compliance Manual This order provides guidance and requirements for federal obligations. FAA Report, General Aviation Airports, A National Asset This report documents FAA’s study of nearly 3,000 GA airports and highlights the role they play. It aligns them into four categories—national, regional, local, and basic—based on their activity levels. Guidance on General Aviation Airport Terminals, FAA Bismarck Airports District Office, 2005 The FAA Bismarck ADO provides guidelines on basic GA terminal design which include items such as restrooms, a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) room, common room, etc. Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 77, Safe, Efficient Use, and Preservation of the Navi- gable Airspace. This regulation establishes standards for identifying obstructions to aircraft in navigable airspace. Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Airport Certification. This regulation specifies certification and operational requirements for airports serving air carrier aircraft. Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 150, Airport Noise Compatibility Planning. This regu- lation implements the noise compatibility standards and provisions contained in the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of 1979. Trade Group Publications AOPA • Airport Advocates: Participating in the Planning Process • Aircraft Hangar Development • Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities • Guide to Airport Noise and Compatible Land Use • Media Tools: What is General Aviation National Air Transportation Association (NATA) • How Many FBOs Are Enough?—Guidelines for Evaluating Airport Competition • The Importance of a Long-Term Lease in Aviation Agreements • Leaving Aeronautical Services to Aeronautical Business • The Importance of Minimum Standards and Rules and Regulations for a Successful Airport— FBO Relationship

Bibliography of Planning Resources 135 General Aviation Airport Coalition (GAAC) • AIP cost-share summary by state • Operations-related sample documents such as airport use ordinance, an airport master plan (Minden-Tahoe), rules and regulations, minimum standards, mobile fueling program, t-hangar operating regulations and insurance requirements, ground lease agreement, a hangar lease • Selected state airport economic impact studies (DE, FL, IA, MA, ND, NY, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA) ACRP Publications ACRP Legal Research Digest 9: Case Studies on Community Challenges to Airport Development This digest explores judicial decisions related to challenges to airport expansion and development. ACRP Legal Research Digest 11: Survey of Minimum Standards: Commercial Aeronautical Activi- ties at Airports This legal research digest provides sources for adopting and enforcing minimum standards for commercial aeronautical activities at an airport such as aircraft fueling, ground handling ser- vices, aircraft maintenance and repair, storage, aircraft rental, flight training, sales, and charters. ACRP Synthesis 3: General Aviation Safety and Security Practices This report discusses approaches and techniques on how to secure facilities at GA airports such as fueling facilities and access points, and perimeter fencing, as well as provides discussion on wildlife control methods. ACRP Synthesis 21: Airport Energy Efficiency and Cost Reduction Synthesis report describes planning initiatives and practices that have been taken for energy conservation management at airports. Specifically, the report provides information on energy efficient projects, controls, operations, and practices for improving the efficiency of elements such as HVAC, lighting, and insulation. ACRP Synthesis 25: Strategies for Reuse of Underutilized or Vacant Airport Facilities Synthesis provides strategies, approaches, and methodologies for utilizing vacant and underused airport facilities such as hangars, terminals, FBOs, and other aeronautical support infrastruc- ture. Though the report provides several examples of structure reuse at airports with commercial airline service, lessons learned can be applied to facilities at GA airports. ACRP Report 1: Airports and the Newest Generation of General Aviation Aircraft—Volume 2: Guidebook This Guidebook provides information on facility requirements for newer generation GA aircraft such as requirements for runway length, runway width, pavement strength, taxiway/taxistreet dimensions, hangar design, and ground handling services. Other information is provided on other facility requirements such as ground access and support facility requirements. ACRP Report 10: Innovations for Airport Terminal Facilities Much of the information in this report pertains to commercial service airports; however, con- cepts can be applied to facilities at GA airports. In particular, Chapter 5 offers considerations and concepts for landside facilities such as roadways and parking lots. ACRP Report 14: Deicing Planning Guidelines and Practices for Stormwater Management Systems This report explores a wide array of practices designed to provide for the practical, cost-effective control of runoff from aircraft and airfield deicing and anti-icing operations.

136 Guidebook on General Aviation Facility Planning ACRP Report 16: Guidebook for Managing Small Airports Chapter 4 of this document provides information on airport planning and development that includes development and construction standards for plans, specifications, construction activi- ties, and environmental considerations. ACRP Report 20: Strategic Planning in the Airport Industry A comprehensive discussion of strategic airport planning practices is presented in this report; it may not be applicable to all GA airports. ACRP Report 27: Enhancing Airport Land Use Compatibility—Volume 1: Land Use Fundamentals and Implementation Resources Volume 1 of this report discusses concerns, roles, responsibilities, and regulatory guidance for land use compatibility around airports. Information presented in the report is designed to help protect airports from incompatible land uses that can impair current and future airport operations and development. This report could be used as a part of infrastructure planning at an airport. ACRP Report 32: Guidebook for Addressing Aircraft/Wildlife Hazards at General Aviation Airports This report offers a comprehensive look at the wildlife control challenges that face general avia- tion airports and highlights appropriate strategies and techniques that can be applied to GA airport wildlife control programs. Information from this report could be applied in designing facilities that help to deter wildlife. ACRP Report 38: Understanding Airspace, Objects, and Their Effects on Airports A comprehensive description of the regulations, standards, evaluation criteria, and processes for airspace protection around airports is presented in this report. This report is beneficial in describing airspace protection issues to those who may not have a strong technical understand- ing of the associated issues which can assist in infrastructure planning decisions. ACRP Report 43: Guidebook of Practices for Improving Environmental Performance at Small Airports This report outlines federal environmental regulations and requirements for small airports to improve their environmental stewardship. Quick reference summary graphics provide informa- tion on how to implement a particular activity. Case studies of environmental initiatives already undertaken are provided to serve as a guide for other airports. Document could be used to assist in the design of environmentally friendly infrastructure elements. ACRP Report 47: Guidebook for Developing and Leasing Airport Property Issues associated with developing and leasing airport land for aeronautical and non-aeronautical use is summarized in this report with best practices presented from the perspective of the airport sponsor. In addition, templates are available to present aeronautical and non-aeronautical uses of airport property to non-technical audiences that provide content, examples, and definitions for presentations to community stakeholders. ACRP Report 49: Collaborative Airport Capital Planning Handbook Guidance is provided in this report to those who are responsible for, or have a stake in, develop- ing, financing, managing, and overseeing an airport capital improvement plan the individual projects included in it. ACRP Report 53: A Handbook for Addressing Water Resource Issues Affecting Airport Development Planning Section 2 outlines how to establish a water resource issue management program while Section 3 offers strategies for integrating water resource issue management with the project implementation process. ACRP Report 68: Guidebook for Evaluating Terminal Renewal versus Replacement Options Details a step-by-step process for conducting a business-driven evaluation of competing options to renew or replace airport terminal facilities.

Bibliography of Planning Resources 137 Other Documents Airport Planning and Development Handbook. This book by Paul Steven Dempsey provides information about: • Facilities design (list of necessary infrastructure) • Runways, taxiways, and aprons general discussion (tailored toward commercial service air- ports, and no specific dimensions) • Access by disabled passengers Airport Engineering. This book by Norman Ashford and Paul H. Wright provides information about: • Airport lighting, runway and taxiway marking, taxiway guidance signing • Ground servicing equipment summary (dimensions of typical ground equipment such as fuel trucks, etc.) • Siting of airport rescue and firefighting facilities and ARFF building design, size of ARFF maneuvering area • Apron layout, apron facilities and requirements (including fueling facilities) • Airport drainage (including subsurface drainage) • Jointing of concrete pavements • Layout and design of heliports Planning and Design of Airports. This book by Robert Horonjeff and Francis X. McKelvey includes information as follows: • Chapter 7—Airport Configuration • Chapter 9—Geometric Design of the Landing Area (runways, taxiways, separation require- ments) Note that some of this data is outdated, and based on previous versions of the airport design AC • Chapter 10—Planning and Design of the Terminal Area (note that the majority of this con- tent is related to commercial service passenger terminals, not GA terminals) • Chapter 13—Lighting, Marking, and Signing • Chapter 14—Airport Drainage Airport Planning & Management. This book by Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D., provides information about: • Chapter 5—Airport Layout and Land Use Plans (shows some general facility layouts) • Chapter 13—Airport Operations (discusses the use of several vehicles/equipment that may need to operate on taxiways, runways, aprons) National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) 407, Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing, 2012 Edition The NFPA’s Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing describes the standards for design and opera- tions for aircraft fueling. Design standards for hose requirements, fuel systems, self-service fuel- ing stations, and fueling vehicles and carts are provided. GA airports should use this document when developing and maintaining fuel systems and/or stations. National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) 409, Standard of Aircraft Hangars, 2011 This standard contains the minimum requirements for the proper construction of aircraft han- gars and protection of aircraft hangars from fire. National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) 415, Standard on Airport Terminal Buildings, Fuel- ing Ramp, and Loading Walkways, 2013 Edition This standard specifies the minimum fire protection requirements for the construction and pro- tection of airport terminal buildings. It specifies the minimum requirements for the design and

138 Guidebook on General Aviation Facility Planning maintenance of the drainage system of an aircraft fueling ramp to control the flow of fuel that can be spilled on a ramp and to minimize the resulting possible danger. In addition, it contains the minimum requirements for the design, construction, and fire protection of aircraft loading walkways between the terminal building and aircraft. TSA Security Guidelines for General Aviation Airports, Information Publication A-001, May 2004 This document provides owners, operators, sponsors, and other stakeholders with a vested interest in airports with a way to determine when and where security enhancements may be appropriate. The document provides an extensive list of options and suggestions for airports to consider when determining which security enhancements to implement.

Abbreviations and acronyms used without definitions in TRB publications: A4A Airlines for America AAAE American Association of Airport Executives AASHO American Association of State Highway Officials AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ACI–NA Airports Council International–North America ACRP Airport Cooperative Research Program ADA Americans with Disabilities Act APTA American Public Transportation Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATA American Trucking Associations CTAA Community Transportation Association of America CTBSSP Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program DHS Department of Homeland Security DOE Department of Energy EPA Environmental Protection Agency FAA Federal Aviation Administration FHWA Federal Highway Administration FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration FTA Federal Transit Administration HMCRP Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (2012) NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASAO National Association of State Aviation Officials NCFRP National Cooperative Freight Research Program NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NTSB National Transportation Safety Board PHMSA Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration RITA Research and Innovative Technology Administration SAE Society of Automotive Engineers SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (2005) TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (1998) TRB Transportation Research Board TSA Transportation Security Administration U.S.DOT United States Department of Transportation

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