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... This guidebook does not seek to recreate all the small airport management resources available, but rather to serve as a compass to direct small airport managers to the resources pertinent to their needs in managing the risks and multiplicity of needs associated with operating an airport. Key Definitions Airport Improvement Program (AIP)
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... In addition to regulating airports, aircraft manufacturing and parts certification, aircraft operation and pilot certification ("licensing") , the FAA operates air traffic control, purchases and maintains navigation equipment, certifies airports and aids airport development, among other activities.
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... Introduction 3 managers can identify the issues or challenges facing their airports but may not be sure where to look or have the time to dig for answers. ACRP Report 16, 2nd edition is intended to serve as a go-to resource to fill in those management practice gaps with best practices and tools that small airport managers can use to address their issues.
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... It also contains editable tools and templates to support the guidance contained in ACRP Report 16, 2nd edition so you can take the information and quickly put it into practice. These editable documents are indicated by a pencil icon in the guidebook.
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... ACRP Report 16, 2nd edition will be most effective when used in the electronic format. When used electronically, links between the guidebook and online resources will enable you to click on the identified resource in the guidebook and go to the resource document or website.
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... The key results of the survey are shown in Figure 3. Source: ACRP Report 58: Airport Industry Familiarization and Training for Part-Time Airport Policy Makers, 2011 Po licy making BoardA irp ort Ma nagement and Staff Users • Tenants • Fixed Base Operators • Pilots • Passengers • Hangar Owners • Aircraft Owners • Concessionaires • Airlines Key Stakeholders • Airport Customers • Passengers • Community • Neighbors • General Public Advocacy Industry Groups • National Association of State Aviation Officials • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association • National Business Aviation Association • Experimental Aircraft Association • American Association of Airport Executives • Airports Council International Regulators/Government Partners • Federal Aviation Administration • State Aviation Agency • Local Agencies • Transportation Security Administration Airport Owner Figure 2.
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... This list is not intended to be exhaustive but to identify many of the most frequently used resources. Federal Aviation Regulations Public-use airports, especially those accepting grant funding from the FAA, are subject to a number of federal regulations.
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... • FAR Part 91: General Operating and Flight Rules. Part 91 prescribes the rules governing the operation of aircraft within the United States, including the waters within 3 nautical miles of the United States coast.
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... The orders are also useful to airports to identify the requirements FAA staff must meet in working with your airport. The following are some of the most commonly used FAA orders for airports: • Order 1050.1: Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures • Order 5100.38: Airport Improvement Program Handbook • Order 5190.6: FAA Airport Compliance Manual • Order 5050.4: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
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... • Georgia Department of Transportation, Aviation has a Sample Forms Tab on its website with sample documents to assist airport managers. Some of this reference information is linked to other resources.
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... Consult ACRP Report 16, 2nd edition and ACRP WebResource 6 when encountering new issues or for additional ideas to aid in addressing existing challenges. Internet searches can be beneficial -- just stay aware of the source of the document and its date, so you are using current, reputable information.


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