FAA (FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION) POLICY REGARDING SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES

The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) policy regarding solid waste disposal facilities on and near airports is based on bird strike data, accident information and aircraft performance. Distance criteria used in FAA Order 5200.5, FAA Guidance Concerning Sanitary Landfills on or Near Airports, coincides with distances specified in Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 77, Objects Affecting Navigable Airspace. FAR Part 77 provides obstruction standards for use in several FAA safety designed to provide aircraft with proper clearances from objects.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper from the Proceeding of the Conference and Training Workshop on Wildlife Hazards to Aircraft, Held at Charleston, South Carolina on 22-25 May 1984, pp 213-218.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Peer Consultants

    1160 Rockville Pike
    Rockville, MD  United States  20852

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Authors:
    • HARRISON, M J
  • Publication Date: 1984-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394861
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-FAA-AAS-84-1, AD-A148 330
  • Contract Numbers: DTFA01-83-R-11287
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1985 12:00AM