October 2009

Aviation Regulation

FAA Releases Updated Guidance for Airports

faaThe FAA’s Airport Compliance Manual is receiving a long overdue update. The agency recently released FAA Order 5130.6B, known as the Airport Compliance Manual, which replaces the 1989 edition. With the new updates, the manual, which provides FAA officials and airport sponsors with guidance on how to comply with federal grant assurances and analyze potential assurance violations, totals nearly 700 pages. That’s up from slightly more than 62 in the 1989 version.

Aviation Regulation

FAA Releases Updated Guidance for Airports

faaThe FAA’s Airport Compliance Manual is receiving a long overdue update. The agency recently released FAA Order 5130.6B, known as the Airport Compliance Manual, which replaces the 1989 edition. With the new updates, the manual, which provides FAA officials and airport sponsors with guidance on how to comply with federal grant assurances and analyze potential assurance violations, totals nearly 700 pages. That’s up from slightly more than 62 in the 1989 version.