The Impact of the FAA Shutdown on Airports


The FAA has been shut down for just over 48 hours, and while the traveling public hasn’t felt any impact, with Congress and the Administration locked in a duel over the debt ceiling, we need your help in making sure Congress doesn’t lose sight of the need to pass a clean FAA extension.

To do that we need to know what the impact of the shutdown is on your airport:

  • Do you have an AIP project pending approval with FAA?  If so, we need to know what project are going to be delayed and how much money isn’t going to be spent in your local economy at a time when we desperately need economic growth and jobs.
  • Did you have a meeting pending with FAA on a project, a safety issue, or was your airport waiting for FAA certification for the new Aerobus – these are the ‘real life’ stories we need you to share so we can use them to remind Congress, and the nation, that the FAA needs its operating authority reinstated now.

Please email your stories to me,, or call me 202-861-8096, and let’s get the FAA back to work.