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On September 14, 2000, at a hearing of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, U.S.
What We Looked At
On December 15, 2008, we issued our audit of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) management and maintenance of air traffic control facilities.
On October 26, we issued our final report on the prioritization of airport improvement program funding. We found that FAA's policies are effectively ensuring that the highest priority rated projects are funded in accordance with regulations.
FAA’s Controller Scheduling Practices Can Impact Human Fatigue, Controller Performance, and Agency Costs
The Nation’s air traffic controllers play an important role in maintaining the safety of the National Airspace System.
New York Flight Delays Have Three Main Causes, but More Work Is Needed To Understand Their Nationwide Effect
On October 28, 2010, we issued our report on the causes and nationwide effects of flight delays at the principal New York area airports--Kennedy, LaGuardia, and Newark. During the summer of 2007, these airports led the Nation with over 40 percent
Report on Controller Staffing: Observations on FAA's 10-Year Strategy for the Air Traffic Controller Workforce
On May 26, 2005, we issued our review of FAA’s initial plan to address the expected increases in controller attrition over the next decade.
Report on Terminal Modernization: FAA Needs To Address Its Small, Medium, and Large Sites Based on Cost, Time, and Capability