Safety Management System for Certificated Airports

Docket ID: FAA-2010-0997
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Parent Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)
This rulemaking would require certain airport certificate holders to develop, implement, maintain, and adhere to a safety management system (SMS) for its aviation related activities. An SMS is a formalized approach to managing safety by developing an organization-wide safety policy, developing formal methods of identifying hazards, analyzing and mitigating risk, developing methods for ensuring continuous safety improvement, and creating organization-wide safety promotion strategies.
RIN: 2120-AJ38
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 139
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 49 U.S.C. 44706, 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 49 U.S.C. 40113, 49 U.S.C. 44701 to 44706, 49 U.S.C. 44709, 49 U.S.C. 44719
Government Levels Affected: State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
StatutoryOtherFinal rule11/05/2012
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM10/07/201075 FR 62008
NPRM Comment Period Extended12/10/201075 FR 76928
NPRM Comment Period End01/05/2011
End of Extended Comment Period03/07/2011
Second Extension of Comment Period03/07/201176 FR 12300
End of Second Extended Comment Period07/05/2011
Second NPRM06/00/2016
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: Rulemaking and Procedural Rules

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Sep 12, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/14/2016
ID: FAA-2010-0997-0172
Comment Now!
Due Jul 05, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 03/07/2011
ID: FAA-2010-0997-0049
Comment Now!
Due Mar 07, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/10/2010
ID: FAA-2010-0997-0022
Comment Now!
Due Jan 05, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 07/12/2011
ID: FAA-2010-0997-0114
Comment Now!
Due Jan 05, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 07/12/2011
ID: FAA-2010-0997-0116

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/27/2012
ID: FAA-2010-0997-0154


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Keri Lyons
202 267-8972
800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20591
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