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1 Presented to: By: Date: Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Airports Program Western-Pacific Region ACA Robin Hunt & David Cushing September 14, 2012

2 2 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update FY11 Program Highlights AIP Performance Metric FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 Are You Ready for FY13? Safety/Compliance Initiatives

3 3 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update FY11 AIP Projects Funded (Western-Pacific Region) Total: $461M

4 4 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update AIP Funding for FY10 & FY11

5 5 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update FY11 AIP Program (by State in millions)

6 6 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update AIP Performance Metric Office of Management and Budget (OMB) outlay rates : —By end of year in which appropriated, disburse 18% —By end of 1st year after appropriation, disburse 60% —By end of 2nd year after appropriation, disburse 81% —By end of 3rd year after appropriation, disburse 91% —By end of 4th year after appropriation, disburse 96% After the 4th year, all funds should be fully disbursed and the grant closed.

7 7 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Current Grant Performance Target 40% (FY11 Grant balance) 19% (FY10 Grant balance) 9% (FY09 Grant balance) 4% (FY08 Grant balance) Arizona 54%15%7%1% California 59%16%7%5% Nevada 50%16%6%3% Hawaii 75%26%10%12% Pacific 77%28%11%1%

8 8 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Financial Report SF-425 SF-272 is obsolete SF-425 replaced SF-272 Submit SF-425 to FAA within 30 days after the end of each fiscal year

9 9 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 The President signed the FAA Modernization & Reform Act of 2012 on February 14, year FAA reauthorization bill Authorizes $3.35 billion for AIP (FY12 – 15) –$165 million less than previous years ($3.5 billion) –Still subject to annual appropriation bill

10 10 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update New Federal Share for AIP Grants The federal share for development projects reverts back from 95% to the following rate: o Arizona – 91.06% (except PHX – 75%) o Nevada – 93.75% (except LAS – 75%) o Hawaii – 90% o Pacific Islands – 90% o California – 90.06% (except BUR, ONT, OAK, SMF, SAN, SJC, SNA %, SFO & LAX – 75%)

11 11 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Essential Air Service Airports in Economically Distressed Areas US DOT determined the following airports to remain eligible at a 95% federal share: Kingman (AZ) Prescott (AZ) Show Low (AZ) Crescent City (CA) El Centro (CA) Merced (CA) Visalia (CA)

12 12 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Miscellaneous Provision Construction projects with discretionary funds may begin before execution of grant agreements, due to climatic condition Changes made to residential through-the-fence (TTF) and disposal of noise land requirements –TTF – adds language enabling a GA airport to enter into an agreement with a person to access airport with property adjacent to or near the airport –Disposal of noise land – allows designation of noise land as “buffer” land. Airports can lease without treating land as disposal.

13 13 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update New Electronic Grant Payments Delphi eInvoicing is in operation. Call DOT Help desk if you have any registration issues. –1 (866) , Option 4, Option 3 –1 (405) , Option 4, Option 3 Delphi eInvoicing manual payment will begin on November 1 st.

14 14 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Are You Ready for FY13? Ready means that by 12/31/12 you have: Planning complete Project on an approved ALP FAA environmental complete (FONSI, ROD, or submission of extraordinary circumstance form) Airspace review and approval complete Design complete and project ready for bid

15 15 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update FY13 Environmental Deadline Environmental documents should be completed by December 31, 2012 Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Environmental Assessment (EA) Record of Decision (ROD) for Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Submission of extraordinary circumstance form to support categorical exclusions

16 16 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update FY 2013 Grants Applications Get your application is early –Ensure calculation adds up and are supported –Administrative cost and support services need to have back-up for all numbers –Force Account work must be approved by FAA Bids should not include contingency – even by another name

17 17 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Important Dates for FY13 (AIP Grants) Events Due Dates  Environmental (FONSI, ROD, or CAT EX)December 2012  ApplicationDecember 2012  Open BidsMarch 31  CarryoverMay 1  Grant Offers (approximate)July 30  Grant ExecutionAugust 15  Grant PaymentsPeriodically- at least every 6 months  Financial Report (SF-425)With 30 days of the end of each FY  Grant Closing< 4 Years ( within 30 days of final inspection)

18 18 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Vehicle Pedestrian Deviations In FY11, there were 44 Vehicle/Pedestrian Deviation related Runway Incursions (VPD-RIs) in AWP. This is by far the highest number of all Regions. To date in FY12, there have been 18 VPD Runway Incursions in AWP. –By this time last year, AWP had experienced 22 so we are doing better, but… –We need your vigilance as we move into spring and summer which are our peak times for V/PD RIs. Nevada Airports are doing well. –NV Airports had 4 VPD-Ris in FY11. –There have been 3 VPD-RI this fiscal year to date at Nevada Airports. –2 at LAS and 1 at VGT. ASDE-X snapshot of HNL VPD Runway Incursion on 2/22/12. Aircraft overflew HNL Ops Vehicle by approximately 150 feet.

19 19 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Wildlife Hazard Management To date in FY12, –A total of 123 wildlife strikes have been reported at or near AWP Airports. –Of those, 116 occurred at Part 139 certificated airports. –The remaining occurred at General Aviation (GA) airports. We strongly recommend all Part 139 certificated airports and busy GA Airports conduct a Wildlife Hazard Assessment and develop a Wildlife Hazard Management Plan even if they have not experienced a “triggering event.” All wildlife strikes should be reported to FAA at

20 20 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Runway Safety Area Program All practicable improvements to RSAs at Part 139 airports, including NavAids related actions, must be completed by December 30, GOOD NEWS: Based on the information we have, all Part 139 Certificated Runways in Nevada meet current RSA Standards. Not So Good News: We have 30 RSA projects to be completed by the deadline. –AWP program is faced with timing & funding challenges in meeting the 2015 deadline. –Our ACIP, includes over $400 million in AIP funding for RSA projects. This means that other, lower priority, projects must be deferred.

21 21 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Safety Management System (SMS) Airports implementation of SMS is limited to Large Hub Airport projects only until further notice. FAA-Air Traffic Organization (ATO) implementation of SMS may include any project with potential to impact operation of the National Airspace System. AWP has identified the following large hub airport projects that require further screening under the SMS process in 2012: –McCarran (LAS) Two Taxiway Rehabilitations (CSPP). –Honolulu (HNL) Rehabilitate Taxiway Z (design only). San Francisco (SFO) Runway 10L-28R and 10R-28L Runway Safety Areas. Los Angeles (LAX) Construct two aprons at Bradley Terminal and Taxiway “T”. Phoenix (PHX) Rehab Taxiway “B8”. Other SRMPs may be initiated by FAA-ATO.

22 22 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Design Standards Update FAA is working on update to Advisory Circular 150/ , Airport Design. –FAA’s goal is to publish AC 150/ A by the end of Fiscal Year 12. –Principal Changes are in the areas of: Chapter 3, Runway Design Chapter 4, Taxiway and Taxilane Design Declared Distances and RSA Application Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) Taxiway Design Group (TDG) Concept for Fillet Design Runway Design Code (RDC), Runway Reference Code (RRC) and Taxiway Design Group (TDG) designation Minimum separation between non-intersecting runways Runway incursion prevention geometry for new construction Consolidation of numerous runway design tables to one design requirements matrix – Table 3-5 FAA is also working on updates to the Heliport Design AC and new standards for Parachute Landing Areas on airports.

23 23 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update National ADO Initiatives Geographic Balancing (Geo-balancing) –National redistribution of resources to better serve our customers –New Phoenix ADO to serve AZ and NV Phoenix office will initially report to LAX ADO –LAX and SFO ADOs will exclusively serve California National SOPs under development to create consistency among ADOs

24 24 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Talk to us. Talk early. Plan ahead. Stay abreast of current regulation and guidance. Please talk to us before an issue becomes a problem! Summary

25 25 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Contact Information Mark McClardy, Division Manager Western-Pacific Region (310) Debbie Roth, Deputy Manager Western-Pacific Region (310) Mia Ratcliff, Manager Planning and Programming Branch (310) Brian Armstrong, Manager Safety and Standards Branch (310) David Cushing, Manager Los Angeles Airports District Office (310) Robin Hunt, Manager San Francisco Airports District Office (650) Ron Simpson, Manager Honolulu Airports District Office (808)

26 26 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update Questions?


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