FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION'S AIRPORT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM: HAS IT RESULTED IN SAFE AIRPORTS?
The Federal Aviation Administration's efforts to upgrade the safety of airports used by trading public are discussed. Minimum safety standards for the operation of airports and a certification program were established. Improvements resulting from the airport certification program include upgrading firefighting and rescue equipment, reducing hazards caused by obstructions, and establishing and improving emergency plans.
U.S. General Accounting Office441 G Street, NW
Washington, DC United States 20548
- Publication Date: 1975-8
- Pagination: 35 p.
- TRT Terms: Airport operations; Airports; Aviation safety; Certification; Disaster preparedness; Disasters and emergency operations; Fire fighting equipment; Rescue equipment; Safety; Standards
- Identifier Terms: U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
- Uncontrolled Terms: Safety standards
- Old TRIS Terms: Airport safety
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Education and Training; Environment; Safety and Human Factors; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00163503
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 28 1977 12:00AM