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Opportunity to Comment: FAA Draft Advisory Circular on Access to Airports by Individuals with Disabilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces the availability of draft Advisory Circular, (AC) 150/5360-14A, Access to Airports by Individuals with Disabilities, for public review. This AC will provide guidance and recommendations for ensuring access to airports by individuals with disabilities. The draft AC substantially revises and incorporates regulatory updates and recommendations for Service Animal Relief Areas (SARA) at airports. The draft AC was rewritten to improve readability, and to simplify and clarify the regulations for airport operators regarding airport access by individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the FAA is interested in public input regarding the use of wayfinding technologies and other technology innovations at airports.

Comments must be received on or before June 6, 2016. The FAA will also consider comments received after that date to the extent practicable. 

You may also submit comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2016-4796 using any of following methods:

  • The FAA invites interested persons, airport operators, guide dog trainers and handlers, consultants, industry representatives, and all other interested parties to review and comment on the draft, at: www.faa.gov/airports/resources/advisory_circulars.
  • Government-wide rulemaking website: visit www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically (Docket Number: FAA-2016-4796).
  • Mail: Docket Operations, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Routing Symbol M-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.
  • Hand Delivery: To Docket Operations, Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays
  • Fax: 1-202-493-2251.

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