FAA Position: Naples, 161

FAA POSITION: naples, 161 Officials discuss the proposed Stage 2 ban; overall implications By John F. Infanger, Editorial Director April 2001 In March, our cover story presented the position of the Naples Airport Authority (NAA...


FAA POSITION: naples, 161

Officials discuss the proposed Stage 2 ban; overall implications

By John F. Infanger, Editorial Director

April 2001

In March, our cover story presented the position of the Naples Airport Authority (NAA) and its January 1 ban on Stage 2 aircraft at the Naples Municipal Airport. In February, FAA in effect put the ban on hold, directing the NAA to revisit its proposal and methodologies. FAA’s David Bennett, director, Office of Airport Safety and Standards, and Lynne Pickard, manager, Community & Environmental Needs Division, recently discussed the situation at Naples as well as FAR Part 161 and its application. Here’s an edited transcript of that interview.

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