Council on Aviation

September 15, 2023

AASHTO Council on Aviation Update


  • NASAO announces 2023-2024 Board of Directors - Story

  • FAA restores Mexico's safety rating, enabling transborder expansion - Story

  • Biden taps Michael Whitaker for FAA at critical time for UAS and AAM - Story

H.R. 3935 FAA Reauthorization Passage

Federal Register & Grants

Airport Terminal Program; FY 24 Funding Opportunity, October 16 deadline.

The Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces the opportunity to apply for approximately $1 billion in FY 2024 discretionary funds for the Airport Terminal Program (ATP), made available under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA), Public Law 117–58, herein referred to as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The purpose of the ATP is to make annual grants available to eligible airports for airport terminal and airport-owned Airport Traffic Control Towers development projects that address the aging infrastructure of our nation's airports.

Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program, September 28 deadline.

The RCN NOFO solicits grant applications for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot discretionary grant program, established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), and for the newly created Neighborhood Access and Equity discretionary grant program, established by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

The Latest

Aviation In The News

Biden taps Michael Whitaker for FAA at critical time for AAM

Washington Post

AI will be everywhere in Aviation, American Airlines official says

Avionics International

Castle & Cooke aviation facilitates GA relief movements in Maui

Business Airport International

Universal Hydrogen advances ATR 72 Retrofit STC With FAA

Aviaiton Week

Soy powered planes? Minnesota hopes to be a hub for sustainable aviation fuels

MPR News

UAS/AAM In The News

NREL & Joby Aviation partnership spotlights green ride-hailing services

Clean Technica

FAA extends drone Remote ID compliance deadline by 6 months

Flying Magazine

FAA clarifies Remote ID Deadline Expansion, Don't Wait


The eVTOL industry gets its first taste of organized community resistance

The Air Current

FAA revises uncrewed aircraft safety risk management policy

Aviation International News


FAA Reauthorization


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