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

Dillingham, Gerald L.
December 2007
GAO Reports;12/ 5/2007, preceding pi
Government Document
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.


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