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Management Limitations May Hinder FAA’s Ability To Fully Implement and Assess the Effectiveness of Its Runway Safety Initiatives
Runway safety is a critical concern for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) due to the risks associated with operating aircraft, ground vehicles, and pedestrians in a confined space at considerably different speeds. Although the U.S.
FAA Faces Significant Obstacles in Advancing the Implementation and Use of Performance-Based Navigation Procedures
To enhance capacity and reduce delays at our Nation’s congested airports, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) flight procedures, which can potentially provide significant near-term benefits
On February 16, 2010, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued its report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of American Airlines’ maintenance programs. The audit was prompted by allegations that the overall aircraft ope
On December 13, we issued our review of FAA's oversight of funds provided to airports to repair damage caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Opportunities To Improve FAA's Process for Placing and Training Air Traffic Controllers in Light of Pending Retirements
We issued our report on FAA's strategy for replacing the significant number of air traffic controllers expected to retire over the next five years.
FAA Has Opportunities To Reduce Academy Training Time and Costs by Increasing Educational Requirements for Newly Hired Air Traffic Controllers
On December 7, 2005, we issued our final report on our audit of FAA’s training process for newly hired air traffic controllers.
On September 30, we issued our final report on cost sharing arrangements for the airfield on Midway Atoll. FAA is responsible for ensuring the continued operation of Midway Island’s airfield, which is owned by the Department of the Interior.
FAA Needs To Strengthen Its Management Controls Over the Use and Oversight of NextGen Developmental Funding
What We Looked At
On September 26, 2008, we issued our review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) short–term capacity initiatives.
FAA Needs to Improve ASDE-X Management Controls to Address Cost Growth, Schedule Delays, and Safety Risks
On October 31, 2007, we issued our audit of Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airport Surface Detection Equipment-Model X (ASDE-X) program.