New Audit Announcements
Audit Initiated of FAA Terminal Modernization at Large TRACONs
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) terminal modernization efforts at large Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities. We are conducting this audit at the direction of a House Committee on Appropriations report. The success of FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) depends in part on modernizing air traffic systems controllers used to manage traffic near airports. To achieve this goal, FAA is installing the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) at 11 large TRACONs. Our audit objective is to assess FAA’s progress in ensuring STARS meets FAA requirements at the 11 large TRACONs and supports NextGen capabilities.