FAA Releases Airport SMS Supplement

 - June 18, 2012, 4:00 PM

The FAA's Office of Airports has just issued a supplemental desk reference to FAA Order 5200.11, FAA Airports (ARP) Safety Management System. The new document clarifies the ARP SMS requirements and processes, primarily focusing on procedures to comply with the Safety Risk Management component of an SMS. The supplement also includes SMS evaluation guidance for airport sponsors and state aviation organizations.