TITLE

AVIATION RUNWAY AND RAMP SAFETY: Sustained Efforts to Address Leadership, Technology, and Other Challenges Needed to Reduce Accidents and Incidents

AUTHOR(S)
Dillingham, Gerald L.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/ 5/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the review conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the progress made by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in addressing runway safety in airport runways and ramps across the country. GAO reviewed runway and ramp safety data, interviewed agency officials and industry stakeholders, and surveyed experts for the study. The study found out that despite several initiatives by FAA the rate of runway incursions has not decreased since 2002.
ACCESSION #
27825341

 

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