Understanding FAA Grant Assurance Obligations

The objective of this research was to produce a guidebook intended to be a comprehensive resource summarizing, in a concise and easy-to-understand format, requirements for compliance with Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant assurance obligations and associated implications. The primary audience for this guidebook includes airport owners, policymakers, and other relevant stakeholders. This guidebook identifies necessary resources, delineate steps required to access those resources, and summarize content and directives. Necessary resources include the following: Related policies, Advisory circulars, Case law, Guidance letters, Applicable studies, Orders, and Other related publications.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $150000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 03-38

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591

    Airport Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Goldstein, Lawrence

  • Performing Organizations:

    Unison Consulting

    Chicago, IL  United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    Molar, Barry

  • Start Date: 20150728
  • Expected Completion Date: 20171212
  • Actual Completion Date: 20171212
  • Source Data: RiP Project 37573

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01543345
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 03-38
  • Files: TRB, RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 13 2014 1:00AM