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DOT Office of Inspector General Reports on Runway Safety Areas

On March 3, 2009, the DOT Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report entitled Actions Taken and Needed to Improve FAA’s Runway Safety Program.  The Report indicates that, while FAA has made significant progress in improving runway safety areas (RSAs) as required by Congress, further action is needed.  DOT OIG made five specific recommendations, including proposals that FAA take action at 11 large airports and that FAA more effectively address NAVAIDs located within RSAs.