Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Organisation Overview

The FAA is a federal agency in the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Air Traffic Organization is the service provision branch of the FAA and is responsible for moving air traffic safely and efficiently. Our customers are commercial and private aviation and the military. Our employees are the service providers: the 34,000 controllers, technicians, engineers and support personnel whose daily efforts keep the airplanes moving.

The FAA/ATO mission is to provide a safe, efficient, responsive air transportation system that serves the Nation and supports the global aviation community.

Give the world new ways to fly – through people, technology and innovation.

No. of Towers Operated:512 
Number of ACCs:21
No. of ATO Employees:34,911
Total number of ATCOs:18,001
Total number of operational ATCOs:18,001

Membership type: Full Member
Chief Operating Officer: Ms. Teri Bristol
Head office: 800 Independence Ave, SW Washington DC, 20591
Country: United States of America
Telephone number: +1 (866) 835 5322
Fax number: +1 (202) 267 3505
Website : www.faa.gov
Website 2: www.faa.gov/contact

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