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Safety, Cost, and Operational Metrics of the Federal Aviation Administration's Visual Flight Rule Towers
We issued a report on the metrics of FAA’s visual flight rule (VFR) towers.
Air Traffic Control Modernization: FAA Faces Challenges in Managing Ongoing Projects, Sustaining Existing Facilities, and Introducing New Capabilities
On April 14, 2008, we issued our report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic control modernization efforts.
On June 29, 2009, we issued our report on fatigue factors that could impact air traffic controllers. We conducted this audit at three critical Chicago air traffic control facilities at the request of Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois.
We issued a report to the Federal Aviation Administration on the use of airport revenues by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.
Following a series of high-profile instances of passengers held locked inside aircraft during lengthy tarmac delays, the U.S.
The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public.
This report presents the results of our review of reported near mid–air collisions (NMACs) in the New York metropolitan airspace.
On March 3, 2008 we issued our report on use of the National Airspace System (NAS). Our audit was conducted at the request of Representative John L. Mica, then Chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee.
The Success of FAA's Long-Term Plan for Air Traffic Facility Realignments and Consolidations Depends on Addressing Key Technical, Financial, and Workforce Challenges
On July 17, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) plans for consolidating and realigning its air traffic control facilities. FAA operates 561 manned air traffic facilities nationwide, many of which are deteriorat