Maneuvering area

July 8, 2013 - 3:15pm

Pilots flying into Aspen’s Pitkin County Airport (ASE) should be aware of FAA Notice NOTC4835, which addresses two safety issues at the field. The notice attempts to mitigate ongoing safety incidents at the Colorado airport involving aircraft, vehicles and pedestrians on runways and non-movement area. Outside the skiing season, the movement/non-movement area boundaryline was repositioned closer to Taxiway A4.

June 16, 2011 - 8:30am

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has formally responded to the FAA’s proposed rulemaking that would require all commercially served airports as well as some serving large on-demand charter aircraft to develop and implement a safety management system (SMS). NATA commented that the SMS could grant airports–and by extension the FAA–greater authority over the operations of airport tenants.

February 8, 2008 - 11:11am

The FAA has proposed extending the enhanced standards for taxiway centerline markings to all 567 certified airports to reduce the risk of runway incursions. It is also recommending regular recurrent driver training for all who have access to the movement area and ramp areas at certified (FAR Part 139) airports.

February 8, 2008 - 11:11am

The FAA has proposed extending the enhanced standards for taxiway centerline markings to all 567 certified airports to reduce the risk of runway incursions. It is also recommending regular recurrent driver training for all who have access to the movement area and ramp areas at certified (FAR Part 139) airports.

October 9, 2007 - 4:42am

At Jefferson County Airport, Colo., a new rule in effect this month prohibits operating aircraft in the movement area “unless the aircraft operator is a current certified pilot with the intent to fly, or has successfully received a Jeffco Airport-issued movement area badge.” Also, the movement area access badge is now required for anyone to access the maintenance run-up areas on the Alpha taxiway.

January 23, 2007 - 11:09am

The FAA wonders why pilots occasionally land on taxiways, and in new Engineering Brief No. 72 recommended “mitigation measures” to prevent such landings.

 
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