Accession Number : ADA308316

Title :   Report to Congress. Potential Hazards to Aircraft By Locating Waste Disposal Sites in the Vicinity of Airports.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF AIRPORT SAFETY AND ST ANDARDS

Personal Author(s) : Cleary, Ed

PDF Url : ADA308316

Report Date : 01 APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : This report was developed from historical data, past studies, and research on the incidents and accidents involving bird strikes and aircraft and on the potential of solid waste disposal sites to attract and sustain bird movements. This report is in response to Section 203(b)(2) of the Airport and Airway Safety, Capacity, Noise Improvement, and Intermodal Transportation Act of 1992. This section directed a study to be conducted to determine whether a municipal solid waste facility, located within a 5-mile radius of the end of a runway, has the potential for attracting or sustaining bird movements (from feeding, watering, or roosting in the area) and poses a hazard to runways or approach and departure patterns of aircraft.

Descriptors :   *PAVEMENTS, *BIRD STRIKES, *WASTE DISPOSAL, *POLLUTION ABATEMENT, *RUNWAYS, *HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, AIRCRAFT, HAZARDS, FACILITIES, SITES, HISTORY, PATTERNS, DISPOSAL, SOLID WASTES, ACCIDENTS, MUNICIPALITIES.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Terminal Flight Facilities
      Fuels
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE