FAA Runway Safety and Pavement Maintenance Seminar for Africa
February 7 - 10, 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in cooperation with the United States Department of Transportation's Safe Skies for Africa program (SSFA), was pleased to present the FAA Runway Safety Seminar for Africa. This event is generously hosted by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The seminar was held February 7 - 10, 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria.
The seminar was open to federal policymakers, aerodrome inspectors, aerodrome managers from Civil Aviation Authorities, aerodrome operations and maintenance personnel, and airline operators nominated by their organizations to attend.
The seminar provided a forum for attendees to engage in discussions and presentations about runway and airport safety, including improving runway safety areas, runway excursion mitigation airport emergency planning, and technology developments.
Highlights of the seminar agenda included:
Evaluating an airport's runway culture safety
Establishing and implementing an Airport Runway Safety Program
Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation
Runway Incursion Mitigation
Pavement Management System
Seminar Program Manager
Ms. Akua Pipim
Foreign Affairs Specialist, Sub-Saharan Africa
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
800 Independence Avenue, SW (FOB 10B)
Washington, DC 20591
FAA Office in Dakar, Senegal
Ms. Moira ("Mo") Keane
FAA Senior Representative in Africa
American Embassy, Ave Jean XXIII
B.P. 49 Dakar, Senegal
Mrs. Oumou Bengeloune
Assistant to the FAA Representative
FAA Office for Sub-Saharan Africa
c/o American Embassy in Dakar
Tel: +221/ 33 829 2180
Fax: +221/ 33 823 9286 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
We recommend that you visit the national airport pavement test facility (NAPTF) branch website at: http://www.airporttech.tc.faa.gov/naptf/ for downloads and information.
Pavement presentations, safety presentations, and safety DVDs are available to download from the following ftp sites.
Runway Safety Presentations
Runway Safety DVDs
For Safety Advisory Circulars/FAA Orders/FAA Engineering Briefs