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									       Federal Aviation
       Administration




Aviation Policy, Planning and Environment
Fiscal Year 2010 Business Plan




                          800 Independence Avenue, SW
                                  Washington, DC 20591
                                         www.faa.gov
                                       2010 AEP Business Plan
The Office of Aviation, Policy, Planning, and Environment        and economic analysis programs support safety initiatives
(AEP) provides critical support to the Administrator and         of the agency, and the agency benefits from superior
FAA organizations in two major program areas:                    decision support tools and innovative risk mitigation
                                                                 approaches.
(1) Planning and policy development                                Flight Plan Target: Commercial
(2) Environment and energy programs development and
management                                                         Air Carrier Fatality Rate
                                                                   Cut the rate of fatalities per 100 million persons on
AEP's focus in these program areas includes internal,              board in half by FY 2025. FY 2010 Target: 8.1
domestic, and international aspects.
                                                                       Strategic Initiative: Critical Safety
Internally, AEP staffs the Administrator on policy issues. In          Rules
addition, AEP is the focal point for all agency strategic and
                                                                       Send critical safety rules to the Office of the Secretary
business planning, and staffs two Congressionally-
                                                                       of Transportation within 90 days of the planned date.
mandated agency oversight bodies: the Management
Advisory Council and Air Traffic Services Committee.                     Strategic Activity: Critical Safety Rules
                                                                         Send critical safety rules to the Office of the
Domestically, AEP forecasts future aviation demand,                      Secretary of Transportation within 90 days of the
compiles and publishes data on air traffic activity and other            planned date.
aviation statistics, and reviews airport-sponsored benefit-                 Activity Target 1:
cost analyses related to expenditure of Airport                             Submit to OST 85% of the significant rules
Improvement Program funds and competition plans. The                        approved by the Rulemaking Council within 90
office performs cost-benefit analyses of all proposed FAA                   days of the scheduled date Due September 30,
regulations. AEP also prepares reports to Congress on                       2010
economic, environmental and regulatory issues, and
manages facilities environmental programs. AEP                     Flight Plan Target: General
researches and analyzes FAA finances, taxes, airport and
airway trust funds, and cost allocation. This work leads
                                                                   Aviation Fatal Accident Rate
                                                                   Reduce the fatal accident rate per 100,000 flight hours
into AEP's responsibility to manage and staff the FAA              by 10 percent over a 10-year period (2009-2018). FY
reauthorization process to include both funding and                2010 Target: 1.1
programmatic. AEP also leads development of agency
initiatives to address system congestion.                              Strategic Initiative: GA Joint
Internationally, AEP represents the United States at the
                                                                       Steering Committee Implementation
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and several           Continue implementing General Aviation Joint
other international venues. AEP leads U.S. work with the               Steering Committee initiatives.
international community to establish guidance material on                Strategic Activity: GA Activity and
aviation economics issues, and in setting global aircraft                Forecast Quarterly Update
noise and engine emissions standards.                                    APO will provide quarterly updates of the current FY
                                                                         GA activity estimates to AVS for the GA fatal
Working to directly support each of the four Flight Plan goal            accident rate performance metric.
areas -- Increased Safety, Greater Capacity, International                 Activity Target 1:
Leadership and Organizational Excellence -- AEP ensures                    Provide current FY GA activity estimate. Due
that agency policy supports the advancement of these                       December 31, 2009
goals. Through its work on the Flight Plan and office                      Activity Target 2:
business plans, AEP further helps ensure that each
                                                                            Provide current FY GA activity estimate. Due
employee sees and understands the link between their
                                                                            March 31, 2010
performance and the important work of the agency across                     Activity Target 3:
all goal areas.
                                                                            Provide current FY GA activity estimate Due June
                                                                            30, 2010
                                                                            Activity Target 4:
Increased Safety                                                            Provide current FY GA activity final estimate and
                                                                            next FY activity estimate. Due September 30,
Under the Safety goal area, the Office of Aviation Policy,                  2010
Planning, and Environment (AEP) assures that our policy

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                                                                            titled 'Economic Values for FAA investment and
  Core Business Target:                                                     Regulatory Decisions, A Guide' at least one new
  Regulatory Evaluations                                                    or revised standard value or methodology. Due
  Achieve the regulatory evaluation and final team                          September 30, 2010
  concurrence due dates within 90 days of the original
  agency rulemaking program schedule for at least 85
  percent of the rules and rule projects.
                                                                  Greater Capacity
                                                                  Since the Office of Aviation Policy, Planning and
    Core Business Initiative: Regulatory                          Environment is responsible for developing national
    Analysis and Support                                          aviation policy relating to environmental and energy
    Provide timely and sound economic and statistical             matters, AEP will focus effort in the Capacity arena.
    analysis and consulting for agency rulemaking and             Additionally, AEP is responsible for developing the FAA's
    regulatory projects.                                          policy positions in areas of congestion management or
      Core Activity: Economic Evaluations of                      how best to balance efficient operations with other policy
      Aviation and Commercial Space                               objectives such as access and competition in the face of
                                                                  insufficient capacity.
      Regulations
      Perform economic analysis for agency rulemaking               Flight Plan Target: Average Daily
      and regulatory projects to promote safety of aircraft
      and the aviation and commercial space industries.             Airport Capacity (35 OEP
      Establish and meet published agency rulemaking                Airports)
      schedules. This schedule is not fixed in advance for          Achieve an average daily airport capacity for the 35
      the entire fiscal year.                                       OEP airports of 103,068 arrivals and departures per day
                                                                    by FY 2011 and maintain through FY 2013. FY 2010
      Participate in industry advisory committees and               Target: 102,648
      outreach.
                                                                        Strategic Initiative: Environmental
      Historically, a regulatory analysis staff of 13-15                Approach for Capacity Expansion
      employees produces 25-30 regulatory evaluations
                                                                        Ensure that the environmental approach for capacity
      per year, ranging from simple to very complex
                                                                        expansion is compatible with the road map developed
      analyses.
                                                                        by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) for
        Activity Target 1:                                              NextGen.
        At least 85% of the rules approved by the
        Rulemaking Management Council since 10/1/04                       Strategic Activity: Joint Planning and
        should be out of the agency no later than 90 days                 Development Office (JPDO) Environment
        of the scheduled date. For a significant rule, out                Working Group (EWG) Policy and
        of the agency is when the rule is sent to the                     Coordination
        Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST).                  The Office of Aviation Policy, Planning, and
        For a nonsignificant rule, out of the agency is                   Environment (AEP) will lead an Environment WG in
        when the rule is issued. Due September 30, 2010                   implementing a vision for 2025 in which significant
        Activity Target 2:                                                health and welfare impacts of aviation community
           Complete a review of at least one Part of 14CFR                noise and air quality emissions will be reduced in
           (the Federal Aviation Regulations) as required by              absolute terms, notwithstanding the anticipated
           Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Due             growth in aviation. NOTE: Some of this work is also
           September 30, 2010                                             funded by NextGen ATO capital.
           Activity Target 3:                                               Activity Target 1:
                                                                            Initiate coordination with JPDO on draft NextGen
           Complete at least one post-review of a previously                Environmental Policy document. Due December
           published regulation as required by statute. Due                 31, 2009
           September 30, 2010
                                                                            Activity Target 2:
      Core Activity: Develop standardized                                   As the initiative lead, work with EWG Standing
      values and methodologies                                              Committee Chairs and Executive Committee
      Identify cost and benefit parameters used in FAA                      members to complete the EWG FY10 work plan.
      regulatory evaluations for which it is feasible and                   This activity requires critical support from AGC,
      desirable to develop standardized values or                           ARP, ATO, and AVS, including participation in
      methodologies for valuation. These parameters                         the EWG Executive Committee and/or Standing
      should be ones beyond those already standardized                      Committee. Due March 31, 2010
      in Report FAA-APO-98-8.                                               Activity Target 3:
         Activity Target 1:                                                 Expanded outreach program to encourage an
         Document and publish in guidance document
                                                                            EMS approach to NextGen environmental
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           performance. Due August 31, 2010                                2010
           Activity Target 4:                                              Activity Target 11:
           Identify refinements to NextGen EMS framework                   Determine initial estimates of environmental
           based on lessons learned from further scoping,                  impacts of NextGen operations. Due September
           baselining, and adoption of EMS by initial                      30, 2010
           organizations. Due September 30, 2010                           Activity Target 12:
      Strategic Activity: NextGen                                          Initiate planning for comprehensive "drop-in"
      Technologies, Model & Metrics                                        alternative fuel demonstration. Due September
      Develop and mature clean and quiet technologies                      30, 2010
      and advance alternative fuels to mitigate NextGen                    Activity Target 13:
      environmental impacts. Some of this work is funded                   Enhance and assess regional scale capability of
      by NextGen F&E.                                                      AEDT and APMT for NAS-wide environmental
        Activity Target 1:                                                 analysis. Due September 30, 2010
        Conduct Continuous Low Energy, Emissions and
        Noise (CLEEN) component level tests. Due                       Strategic Initiative: NextGen
        September 30, 2010                                             Environment and Energy
        Activity Target 2:                                             Identify program milestones to advance
           Conduct detailed integrated system level                    communication, navigation and surveillance
           analyses to identify the most promising CLEEN               technology that will enable implementation of
           technologies Due September 30, 2010                         NextGen concepts related to aircraft participation in
           Activity Target 3:                                          more environmentally friendly arrival, departure,
                                                                       surface movement and Enroute/oceanic procedures.
           Complete preliminary design of CLEEN                          Strategic Activity: Explore NextGen
           demonstration experiment. Due September 30,
           2010
                                                                         Environmental Operations
                                                                         Identify and explore the advances in
           Activity Target 4:
                                                                         communication, navigation and surveillance
           Initiate planning a comprehensive particulate                 technology for NextGen to advance aircraft arrival
           matter (PM), hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and              and departure, surface movements, and
           noise measurement campaign Due September                      enroute/oceanic procedures for reduced noise, fuel
           30, 2010                                                      burn, and engine emissions. Some of this work is
           Activity Target 5:                                            funded by NextGen F&E.
           Implement metrics to quantify the climate impacts                Activity Target 1:
           of commercial aircraft operations in                             For NextGen surface movements, AEP explore
           comprehensive models. Due September 30,                          environmental control algorithms that aid ground
           2010                                                             operational procedure to reduce fuel burn,
           Activity Target 6:                                               emissions and noise. Prepare and present report
                                                                            on exploration progress into environmental
           Complete baseline analyses of potential climate
                                                                            control algorithms to AEE management Due
           response due to aviation emissions with
                                                                            September 30, 2010
           quantified uncertainties. Due September 30, 2010
                                                                            Activity Target 2:
           Activity Target 7:                                              For NextGen arrivals and departures, AEP
           Initiate efforts to develop metrics to evaluate                 explore environmental control algorithms that will
           noise impacts of potential future unconventional                enable CDA (Continuous Descent Arrival)
           aircraft. Due June 30, 2010                                     implementation at higher traffic levels and still
           Activity Target 8:                                              reduce fuel burn, emissions and noise. Prepare
                                                                           and present report on exploration progress into
           Plan experiments to explore most promising
                                                                           environmental control algorithms to AEE
           clean and quiet procedures experimentally. Due
                                                                           management Due September 30, 2010
           September 30, 2010                                              Activity Target 3:
           Activity Target 9:
                                                                           For NextGen enroute/Oceanic operations,
           Complete assessment of aviation alternative fuel
                                                                           explore environmental control algorithms for
           and CLEEN technologies and alternative fuels
                                                                           cruise operations to reduce fuel burn and engine
           and NAS infrastructure relationships and
                                                                           emissions. Prepare and present report on
           integration benefits. Due August 31, 2010
                                                                           exploration progress into environmental control
           Activity Target 10:
                                                                           algorithms to AEE management Due September
           Quantify existing and planned environmental                     30, 2010
           mitigation methods to counter NAS constraints
           (today and for NexGen). Due September 30,
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                                                                              regulations or legislation as needed. Due
  Flight Plan Target: Airport                                                 September 30, 2010
  Average Daily Capacity (7 Metro                                         Strategic Initiative: Update Metro
  Areas)                                                                  Area Impact
  Achieve an average daily airport capacity for the 7 Metro               Update our projections on which metropolitan areas
  areas of 39,484 arrivals and departures per day by FY                   will have the greatest impact on the total system for
  2009, and maintain through FY 2013. FY 2010 Target:                     delays over the period of the Flight Plan.
  39,484                                                                    Strategic Activity: Update Metro Area
    Strategic Initiative: Capacity-                                         Impact
                                                                            Coordinate efforts to reassess which metropolitan
    Enhancing Policies                                                      areas will have the most impact on the total aviation
    Work with the aviation community to establish the                       system delays over the life of the Flight Plan. Use
    most feasible policies to enhance capacity and                          studies such as the Future Airport Capacity Team
    manage congestion.                                                      report (Capacity Needs in the National Airspace
      Strategic Activity: Develop and                                       System), Capacity Benchmarks, and the FAA
      Implement Capacity and Delay Policies                                 Forecast to define the targeted areas and airports.
      Analyze capacity and congestion policy implications                      Activity Target 1:
      of NextGen near-term and mid-term improvements.                          FAA will discuss and review metro areas to
         Activity Target 1:                                                    determine any necessary changes to the target
         Work with JPDO and FAA Lines of Business to                           areas and airports. Due June 30, 2010
         identify and make recommendations on policy
         issues associated with NextGen implementation                Flight Plan Target: Noise
         such as best equipped/best served. Due
         September 30, 2010                                           Exposure
         Activity Target 2:                                           Reduce the number of people exposed to significant
                                                                      noise by 4 percent per year through FY 2013, as
           As directed by the Administration, work with the           measured by a three-year moving average, from the
           NextGen implementation team to develop                     three-year average for calendar years 2000-2002. FY
           financial incentives to support NextGen                    2010 Target: -20%
           acceleration. Due September 30, 2010
           Activity Target 3:                                             Strategic Initiative: Noise and
           Initiate development of policy recommendations                 Emissions Research
           regarding congestion management initiatives at                 Conduct research and develop, validate and apply
           capacity-constrained airports as needed. Due                   analytical tools to better understand the relationship
           September 30, 2010                                             between noise and emissions and different types of
      Strategic Activity: Congestion                                      emissions, and to provide the cost-benefit analysis
      management solutions in the New York                                capability necessary for data-driven decision making.
      Area                                                                  Strategic Activity: Noise and Emissions
      Implement congestion management solutions in the                      Analytical Tools Research
      New York Area.                                                        Conduct research and develop analytical tools to
        Activity Target 1:                                                  understand better the relationship between noise
        As directed by the Administrator, initiate new                      and emissions and different types of emissions, and
        rulemaking for LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy,                          to provide the cost-benefit analysis capability
        and/or Newark Airports. Due September 30, 2010                      necessary for data-driven decision making.
        Activity Target 2:                                                     Activity Target 1:
                                                                               Continue expanding the Environmental Design
           Per target 1, draft policy alternatives and work                    Space (EDS) vehicle library. Due September 30,
           with rulemaking team to draft Rulemaking Project                    2010
           Record (RPR) and Notice of Proposed                                 Activity Target 2:
           Rulemaking (NPRM). Due September 30, 2010
           Activity Target 3:                                                 Complete annual assessment of noise exposure.
                                                                              Due August 15, 2010
           Within 7 days after receiving final OST clearance,                 Activity Target 3:
           extend the expiration date of scheduling orders at
           LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy, and/or Newark                          Comprehensive NextGen cost-benefit analyses
           Airports. Due September 30, 2010                                   with quantified uncertainties completed. Due
           Activity Target 4:                                                 September 30, 2010
                                                                              Activity Target 4:
           Continue efforts to address congestion at the
           New York Metro airports through orders,                            Assess beta version of integrated framework for
                                                                              Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT),
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           Aviation Portfolio Management Tool (APMT), and                     Activity Target 8:
           Environmental Design (EDS) Tool Version. Due                       Assess efficacy of NoiseQuest website. Due
           September 30, 2010                                                 September 30, 2010
           Activity Target 5:                                                 Activity Target 9:
           Develop methodology to incorporate population                      Working in collaboration with the Aviation and
           growth in environmental impacts assessments.                       Space Education (AVSED) Outreach Programs,
           Due September 30, 2010                                             support AVSED by sponsoring research for 15
           Activity Target 6:                                                 Masters and 6 Ph.D students focused on aviation
           Deliver Version of an Aviation Environmental                       environmental issues. When available, provide
           Design Tool (AEDT) local for airport applications                  material for AVSED website
           to Design Review Group for assessment. Due                         (www.faa.gov/education). Due September 30,
           September 30, 2010                                                 Activity Target 10:
    Strategic Initiative: Noise and                                           Disseminate Airports Cooperative Research
                                                                              Program (ACRP) aircraft community noise
    Emissions Mitigation                                                      research results to stakeholders. (AIP funded).
    Along with stakeholders, increase aircraft noise and                      Due September 30, 2010
    emissions mitigation activities at the environmental                      Activity Target 11:
    Center of Excellence and Airports Cooperative
                                                                              Initiate efforts to model noise propagation of
    Research Program to mitigate environmental impacts.
                                                                              potential future unconventional aircraft
      Strategic Activity: Environmental Center                                configurations. Due September 30, 2010
      of Excellence (COE) and Airports
      Cooperative Research Program                                        Strategic Initiative: Implement CDA
      Leverage a broad cross section of stakeholders                      Work with several airports (including Los Angeles,
      through the Partnership for Air Transportation                      San Diego, Louisville, Charleston, and Atlanta) to
      (PARTNER) Center of Excellence and the Airports                     implement Continuous Descent Arrival (CDA) for night
      Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) to foster                       operations, and initiate research into CDA applicability
      breakthrough scientific, operations, policy and work                to airports with greater traffic levels, general mixed
      advances to mitigate noise and emissions impacts.                   fleet, and mixed operations.
         Activity Target 1:                                                 Strategic Activity: Support AJR with
         Update COE Strategic Plan. Due January 31,
         2010
                                                                            OPD Procedures
                                                                            Work with several airports to demonstrate
         Activity Target 2:                                                 Optimized Profile Descent (OPD) procedures for
           Work with all stakeholders to submit need                        night/low capacity operations to advance the
           statements to address airport environmental                      development of environmentally beneficial
           issues under ACRP program. (AIP funded) Due                      operational procedures.
           April 30, 2010                                                      Activity Target 1:
           Activity Target 3:                                                  Provide analysis to support vertical profile
           Conduct COE focused sessions at a national and                      development at select locations. Due September
           an international conference. Due September 30,                      30, 2010
           2010                                                                Activity Target 2:
           Activity Target 4:                                                 Conduct independent emissions, noise reduction,
           Initiate study to establish acceptability of low-                  and fuel savings analyses at OPD
           boom supersonic flight as perceived indoors. Due                   implementation sites Due September 30, 2010
           September 30, 2010
           Activity Target 5:                                             Strategic Initiative: Environmental
           Initiate study to update current understanding of              Management Systems
           aviation impacts on sleep disturbance and/or                   Implement Environmental Management Systems to
           annoyance. Due September 30, 2010                              ensure that FAA operations protect the environment,
           Activity Target 6:                                             meet statutory and regulatory environmental
                                                                          requirements, and improve reliability and cost
           Initiate study to support investigations of long-              effectiveness.
           term health impacts of noise exposure. Due
                                                                            Strategic Activity: Environmental
           September 30, 2010
           Activity Target 7:                                               Management Systems (EMS)
                                                                            AEP is leading the FAA in developing and
           Test noise propagation models to better capture                  maintaining and effective Environmental
           air turbulence, meteorology, terrain, and wave                   Management System pursuant to Executive Order
           nature of low-frequency noise. Due September                     13423, "Strengthening Federal Environmental,
           30, 2010                                                         Energy, and Transportation Management", and to
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      support the NextGen environmental strategy and                       Activity Target 2:
      framework. AEP is providing technical direction,                     Complete annual assessment of fuel burn. Due
      oversight and technical support to the FAA in                        August 15, 2010
      meeting these EO and NextGen environmental                           Activity Target 3:
      targets. The FAA EMS Steering Committee is led
      by AEE and is composed of the appropriate LOB's                      Assess beta version of integrated framework for
      and staff offices. AEP will provide targets                          Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT),
      technical assistance, develop tools and training                     Aviation Portfolio Management Tool (APMT), and
      FAA wide, coordinate EMS performance reporting,                      Environmental Design (EDS) Tool Version. Due
      and FAA's successes, performance and leadership.                     September 30, 2010
                                                                           Activity Target 4:
         Activity Target 1:
         Continue to implement AEE higher tier                             Develop methodology to incorporate population
         Environmental Management Plan (EMP's) that                        growth in environmental impacts assessments.
         are designed to achieve FAA compliance with                       Due September 30, 2010
         reporting and other requirements of E.O. 13423,                   Activity Target 5:
         "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy,                     Deliver Version of an Aviation Environmental
         and Transportation Management" covering                           Design Tool (AEDT ) local for airport applications
         energy and water consumption and CO2                              to Design Review Group for assessment. Due
         emissions reduction and to address NextGen                        September 30, 2010
         environmental issues as appropriate. Due July
         31, 2010                                                      Strategic Initiative: Noise and
         Activity Target 2:                                            Emissions Mitigation
           Conduct EMS External Audits, compile FAA EMS                Along with stakeholders, increase aircraft noise and
           performance reports, and develop the AOA-1                  emissions mitigation activities at the environmental
           EMS management review for FY-10 Due                         Center of Excellence.
           September 30, 2010                                            Strategic Activity: Center of Excellence
           Activity Target 3:                                            (COE) ) and Airports Cooperative
           Support and coordinate implementation of LOB                  Research Program
           EMSs at the field level through the steering                  Leverage a broad cross section of stakeholders
           committee, supporting planning documents and                  through the Partnership for Air Transportation
           providing training. Due August 31, 2010                       (PARTNER) Center of Excellence and the Airports
                                                                         Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) to foster
  Flight Plan Target: Aviation Fuel                                      breakthrough scientific, operations, policy and work
  Efficiency                                                             advances to mitigate noise and emissions impacts.
  Improve aviation fuel efficiency by another 1 percent                     Activity Target 1:
  over the FY 2008 level (for a total of 7 percent) through                 Update COE Strategic Plan. Due January 31,
  FY 2009, and 1 percent each subsequent year through                       2010
  FY 2013 to 11 percent, as measured by a three-year                        Activity Target 2:
  moving average of the fuel burned per revenue mile                       Analyze data from campaign to collect PM and
  flown, from the three-year average for calendar years                    HAPs profiles and measurements to isolate
  2000-2002. FY 2010 Target: - 8%                                          sources Due September 30, 2010
                                                                           Activity Target 3:
    Strategic Initiative: Noise and
                                                                           Continue assessment of the relative effect of
    Emissions Research                                                     various emissions on climate forcing functions
    Conduct research and develop, validate and apply                       Due September 30, 2010
    analytical tools to better understand the relationship                 Activity Target 4:
    between noise and emissions and different types of
    emissions, and to provide the cost-benefit analysis                    Work with all stakeholders to submit need
    capability necessary for data-driven decision making.                  statements to address airport environmental
      Strategic Activity: Noise and Emissions                              issues under Airports Cooperative Research
                                                                           Program (ACRP) program. (AIP funded) Due
      Analytical Tools Research                                            April 30, 2010
      Conduct research and develop analytical tools to                     Activity Target 5:
      understand better the relationship between noise
      and emissions and different types of emissions.                      Conduct COE focused sessions at a national and
        Activity Target 1:                                                 an international conference. Due September 30,
        Continue expanding the Environmental Design                        2010
        Space (EDS) vehicle library. Due June 30, 2010                     Activity Target 6:
                                                                           Publish comparison of detailed chemistry
                                                                           computations to aviation environmental tools
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           approximations. Due September 30, 2010                    issuance for relevant environmental regulatory initiatives
           Activity Target 7:                                        issued by the White House, Congress or other Federal
                                                                     agencies
           Develop and exercise a model of near field plume
           expansion to feed local air quality models. Due               Core Business Initiative: Support for
           September 30, 2010                                            FAA NEPA Compliance
           Activity Target 8:                                            AEE provides expert guidance on the requirements of
           Publish assessment of the impacts of aviation on              the National Environmental Policy Act, Environmental
           regional air quality including the effects of NOx             Statutes, Regulations and related natural and cultural
           emissions attributable to aircraft climb and cruise           resource issues. If not handled appropriately, these
           activities. Due September 30, 2010                            issues cause major delays to FAA projects.
           Activity Target 9:                                              Core Activity: Policy and Guidance
           Continue development of guidance material                       Information for NEPA Compliance
           related to dispersion modeling (i.e., assessment                Support
           of aviation-related emission concentrations that                Provide policy and guidance on the requirements of
           effect air quality). Due September 30, 2010                     the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and
           Activity Target 10:                                             related natural and cultural resource issues to
           Working in collaboration with the Aviation and                  minimize delays to FAA aviation projects. In an
           Space Education (AVSED) Outreach Programs,                      effort to provide the most up to date policy
           support AVSED by sponsoring research for 15                     guidance, AEE is updating its policies and
           Masters and 6 Ph.D students focused on aviation                 procedures for complying with NEPA, FAA Order
           environmental issues. When available, provide                   1050.1E, Change 1.
           material for AVSED website                                         Activity Target 1:
           (www.faa.gov/education). Due September 30,                         Coordinate with FAA Lines of Business and the
           Activity Target 11:                                                Council on Environmental Quality on changes to
                                                                              FAA Order 1050.1E, and initiate public comment
           Disseminate Airports Cooperative Research
                                                                              process Due July 31, 2010
           Program (ACRP) aviation air emissions research
           results to stakeholders. (AIP funded) Due                          Activity Target 2:
           September 30, 2010                                                Initiate drafting FAA NEPA climate change
                                                                             guidance in coordination with CEQ. Due
    Strategic Initiative: CDAs at Small                                      September 30, 2010
    Airports                                                               Core Activity: Policy and Guidance
    Identify candidate locations to optimize profile
    descent/CDA at smaller airports.                                       Information for NEPA Compliance
      Strategic Activity: Support AJR with                                 Support for NextGen
      OPD Procedures                                                       Provide strategic planning for NextGen
      Develop a strategy to implement OPD procedures.                      environmental requirements, including guidance on
                                                                           implementation of the National Environmental
           Activity Target 1:                                              Policy Act (NEPA) and development of related
           Provide analysis to support vertical profile                    policies and procedures to address national
           development at select locations. Due September                  mandates.
           30, 2010                                                          Activity Target 1:
           Activity Target 2:                                                Initiate drafting FAA NEPA climate change
                                                                             guidance in coordination with CEQ. Due
           Conduct independent emissions, noise reduction,                   September 30, 2010
           and fuel savings analyses at OPD
                                                                             Activity Target 2:
           implementation sites. Due September 30, 2010
                                                                             Identification of potential approaches that can
  Core Business Target: Support                                              effectively manage and facilitate NextGen
                                                                             compliance with NEPA. Due March 31, 2010
  for FAA Environmental                                                      Activity Target 3:
  Compliance for NEPA Review                                                 Initial identification of NextGen actions requiring
  Processes                                                                  NEPA analysis and anticipated level of
                                                                             environmental analysis required (e.g., categorical
  Provide expert guidance for environmental compliance
                                                                             exclusion, environmental assessment,
  of all applicable Regulations, Statutes, Executive
                                                                             environmental impact statement). Due December
  Orders, etc., during the Environmental Impact Analysis
                                                                             31, 2009
  Process for proposed FAA projects. Initiate coordination
  of guidance with affected FAA Lines of Business and
  Staff Offices (LOB/SO) within 3 months of
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                                                                             Activity Target 2:
  Core Business Target: Aviation
                                                                             Publish the Long Range Forecasts. Due
  Industry Information                                                       September 1, 2010
  Forecast of overall demand for FY10 as measured by
  passengers enplaned is within 2% of actual passengers                    Core Activity: ICAO Forecast Support
  enplaned.                                                                Develop forecasts as needed to support ICAO
                                                                           traffic forecast needs.
    Core Business Initiative: Develop                                         Activity Target 1:
    Forecasts                                                                 Develop updated forecasts for North Atlantic
                                                                              Traffic Forecasting Group (NATTFG) and provide
    Develop and publish national, international, and
                                                                              forecast support as needed. Due April 30, 2010
    facility forecasts of the demand for aerospace
    services and the workload it will impose on the                           Activity Target 2:
    National Airspace System (NAS), including forecasts                      Provide forecast support and expertise for work
    of General Aviation activity, cargo demand, and                          under CAEP8 and GIACC activities as needed.
    potential UAS activity in the NAS.                                       Due September 30, 2010
      Core Activity: FAA Aerospace Forecast
      Develop and publish an annual FAA Aerospace                          Core Activity: Origin & Destination
      Activity Forecast out to FY 2030 which forms the                     Passenger Forecasts
      basis for NextGen requirements. Major changes for                    Develop Origin and Destination Passenger
      this year include the introduction of a forecast for                 forecasts out to 2030 as a complementary product
      UAS activity.                                                        to the Terminal Area Forecast.
         Activity Target 1:                                                   Activity Target 1:
         Publish the annual Forecast to FY 2030. Due                          Develop Origin and Destination passenger
         March 9, 2010                                                        forecasts for domestic air carrier markets. Due
                                                                              June 30, 2010
      Core Activity: Terminal Area Forecast
      (TAF)                                                                Core Activity: Short Term Operations
      Develop and publish Terminal Area Forecasts.                         Forecasts at OEP35 Airports
                                                                           Develop rolling 12 month forecast of operations for
           Activity Target 1:                                              each of the OEP35 airports in support of delay
           Provide interim update to AJF for input into 2010               projection.
           controller workforce plan. Due December 1, 2009                   Activity Target 1:
           Activity Target 2:                                                Develop rolling 12 month commercial operation
           Publish the Terminal Area Forecasts. Due                          forecasts for OEP 35 airports. Due January 15,
           December 31, 2009                                                 2010
           Activity Target 3:
                                                                         Core Business Initiative: Aviation
           Target 3: Provide preliminary forecasts of
           operations for airports in FACT 3 study that are              Statistics
           consistent with TAF forecasts scheduled to be                 Develop and publish a wide variety of statistics on the
           released in Dec 2010. Due July 30, 2010                       National Airspace System, its components, and its
                                                                         performance.
      Core Activity: Aviation Forecast                                     Core Activity: Publish Aviation
      Conference                                                           Statistics
      Manage and coordinate activities related to the                      Develop and publish statistics on the National
      Aviation Forecast Conference                                         Airspace System, its components, and its
        Activity Target 1:                                                 performance providing a rationale for NextGen.
        No later than 1st quarter FY10, complete
        conference checklist activities (e.g., room                           Activity Target 1:
                                                                              Publish US Airmen Statistics Due May 28, 2010
        reservation, initial speaker contact, etc.) Due
        December 31, 2009
                                                                           Core Activity: Industry Trends and
      Core Activity: Additional Aerospace                                  Operations Report(s)
      Forecasts                                                            Publish quarterly report highlighting aviation
      Develop and publish additional aerospace                             industry traffic and revenue trends.
      forecasts, including a Long Range Aerospace                             Activity Target 1:
      Forecast and Air Route Traffic Control Center                           Publish and distribute quarterly report highlighting
      (ARTCC) forecast.                                                       aviation industry traffic and revenue trends to
         Activity Target 1:                                                   internal Office of Aviation Policy, Planning, and
         Publish the ARTCC Forecasts. Due January 15,                         Environment (AEP) and/or FAA customers. Due
         2010                                                                 January 25, 2010

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           Activity Target 2:                                              Core Activity: Aviation Industry
           Publish and distribute quarterly report highlighting            Information Requests
           aviation industry traffic and revenue trends to                 Perform analyses, collect statistics, and provide
           internal Office of Aviation Policy, Planning, and               recommendations on aviation industry issues as
           Environment (AEP) and/or FAA customers. Due                     requested.
           April 26, 2010                                                    Activity Target 1:
           Activity Target 3:                                                Respond to agency customer requests for
           Publish and distribute quarterly report highlighting              information and insights within one week. Due
           aviation industry traffic and revenue trends to                   September 30, 2010
           internal Office of Aviation Policy, Planning, and
           Environment (AEP) and/or FAA customers. Due               Core Business Target: Aviation
           July 26, 2010
           Activity Target 4:
                                                                     Insurance Program
                                                                     Provide aviation insurance consistent with statutes and
           Ensure development of quarterly report                    policies of the Department of Transportation (DOT) to
           highlighting aviation industry traffic and revenue        participating air carriers no later than the effective date
           trends is on schedule to be published and                 of each period of insurance.
           distributed to internal Office of Aviation Policy,
           Planning, and Environment (AEP) and/or FAA                NOTE: All resources for this program come from the
           customers by 10/25/2010. Due September 30,                Aviation lnsurance Revolving Fund and do not fall under
           2010                                                      any of the four FAA appropriations.
      Core Activity: Domestic O&D Passenger                              Core Business Initiative: Aviation
      Trend Report                                                       Insurance Management
      Publish quarterly report highlighting O&D market                   Administer premium and non-premium insurance
      traffic and revenue trends.                                        policies by providing assistance to air carriers for
         Activity Target 1:                                              issuance, maintenance, and reconciliation of
         Publish and distribute quarterly report highlighting
                                                                         insurance policies and settle insurance claims.
         domestic O&D market industry traffic and
         revenue trends to internal Office of Aviation
                                                                           Core Activity: Aviation Insurance
         Policy, Planning, and Environment (AEP) and/or                    Program Management
         FAA customers. Due October 15, 2009                               Issue premium and non-premium insurance policies
                                                                           consistent with enacted legislation, Department of
         Activity Target 2:
                                                                           Transportation (DOT) policies, and requests for
           Publish and distribute quarterly report highlighting            activation by the Department of Defense (DOD).
           domestic O&D market industry traffic and                           Activity Target 1:
           revenue trends to internal Office of Aviation                      All policies will be issued no later than the
           Policy, Planning, and Environment (AEP) and/or                     effective date of the policies. Due September 30,
           FAA customers. Due January 15, 2010                                2010
           Activity Target 3:
           Publish and distribute quarterly report highlighting
                                                                           Core Activity: Customer Service
                                                                           Maintain insurance policies by providing customer
           domestic O&D market industry traffic and
                                                                           service to insured air carriers and the Department of
           revenue trends to internal Office of Aviation
                                                                           Defense (DOD) through an E-business interface.
           Policy, Planning, and Environment (AEP) and/or
           FAA customers. Due April 15, 2010                                 Activity Target 1:
                                                                             E-business electronic access will be available
           Activity Target 4:
                                                                             90% of the time. Due September 30, 2010
           Publish and distribute quarterly report highlighting
           domestic O&D market industry traffic and                        Core Activity: Policy Reconciliation
           revenue trends to internal Office of Aviation                   Reconcile insurance policies of insured air carriers.
           Policy, Planning, and Environment (AEP) and/or
           FAA customers. Due July 15, 2010                                   Activity Target 1:
                                                                              Reconciliations will be initiated within the time
    Core Business Initiative: Aviation                                        conditions set forth in each air carrier's policy of
                                                                              insurance and a refund or additional collection
    Industry Consulting                                                       implemented no later than 120 days after receipt
    Provide information, analysis and expertise on the                        of reconciliation data from each air carrier or the
    current, past and forecasted state of the aviation                        availability of allotted budget, whichever is later.
    industry.                                                                 Due September 30, 2010




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      Core Activity: Claim Settlement                                      Core Business Initiative:
      Settle insurance claims as expediently as possible.
                                                                           Infrastructure Investments
           Activity Target 1:                                              Provide criteria and analysis to support agency
           Insurance claims will meet any deadlines for                    investments in NAS infrastructure.
           action in the claims settlement process. Due                      Core Activity: Benefit Cost Analysis of
           September 30, 2010                                                Recurring FAA Investments
                                                                             Provide criteria and perform analysis of FAA
  Core Business Target: National                                             investments in aviation infrastructure. Conduct
  Parks Noise Consideration                                                  contract tower, Instrument Landing System (ILS),
                                                                             radars and other analyses (including the Wide Area
  Provide special noise considerations for Grand Canyon
  and other national parks without adverse effects on the                    Augmentation System (WAAS) using existing
  national aviation system (i.e., no diminishing effects on                  models, as requested by the Air Traffic Organization
  Flight Plan performance targets for the system or Next                     (ATO) and the Office of Airports (ARP). Provide
  Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen)                             technical support to ATO and ARP if it is
  performance.                                                               determined that they should input the data.

    Core Business Initiative: National                                       (Note: these are performed as requested, not
                                                                             according to a set agency plan.)
    Parks Noise Consideration
    Provide special noise considerations for Grand
                                                                             Initiate revision of orders and guidance in
    Canyon that do not adversely affect the national
                                                                             accordance with plan developed in the FY09
    aviation system.
                                                                             review.
      Core Activity: Address Special Noise                                      Activity Target 1:
      Considerations for National Parks                                         Complete timely and accurate Benefit-Cost
      Provide special noise considerations for Grand                            Analysis (BCA) for contract towers and
      Canyon and other national parks while maintaining                         approaches as requested by the ATO. Due
      the capacity and efficiency of the national aviation                      September 30, 2010
      system.                                                                   Activity Target 2:
        Activity Target 1:
        Issue a draft Environmental Impact Statement for                       Initiate updates of orders/guidance according to
        a Grand Canyon overflights plan. Due May 31,                           plan developed in FY09. Develop schedule and
        2010                                                                   provide targets. Due September 30, 2010
        Activity Target 2:                                                 Core Business Initiative: Policy and
           Co-chair a meeting of the Grand Canyon Working                  economic evaluation of airport
           Group under the National Parks Overflights
           Advisory Group Due September 30, 2010                           plans
           Activity Target 3:                                              Evaluate airport benefit-cost analyses and competition
                                                                           plans for their compliance with established criteria, in
           Acquire noise source data for air tour aircraft not             order to use scarce resources to expand capacity and
           represented in the Integrated Noise Model aircraft              enhance competition.
           database Due April 30, 2010                                       Core Activity: Airport benefit-cost
           Activity Target 4:
                                                                             analysis reviews
           Initiate highest priority research items identified in            Evaluate airport benefit-cost analyses submitted to
           the research roadmap developed for air tour                       the agency in support of requests for federal
           noise impacts to national park visitors. Due                      funding, as requested by the Office of Airports
           September 30, 2010                                                (ARP). Examine for adherence to established
           Activity Target 5:                                                policies and criteria. Reach out to stakeholders
           Update/expand the guidance document for noise                     during development of the analyses to facilitate their
           impact analyses at national parks. Due                            ultimate acceptance. Meeting the target for this
           September 30, 2010                                                activity assumes sufficient manpower resources
                                                                             (approximately 0.5-1.0 full time employees will be
  Core Business Target: Benefit-                                             needed depending on number and complexity of
                                                                             letter of intent requests).
  Cost Analysis                                                                 Activity Target 1:
  Complete 80% of Benefit-Cost Analyses (BCA) within                            Complete 80% of Benefit-Cost Analyses (BCA)
  the timeframe agreed upon in Service Level Agreements                         within the timeframe agreed upon in Service
  (SLA).                                                                        Level Agreements (SLA) in light of available APO
                                                                                resources. Due September 30, 2010


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  Core Business Target:                                            Core Business Target: Energy
  Performance Analysis and                                         Management
                                                                   Provide guidance and coordinate FAA efforts to plan,
  Airport Evaluation                                               implement, and document agency energy management
  Implement systems and processes required to ensure               activities to address national mandates.
  95.5 % on-time production of key performance data
  systems maintained by APO-100.                                       Core Business Initiative: Facility
    Core Business Initiative: Quality                                  Energy Management
                                                                       Provide guidance and coordinate FAA efforts to plan,
    Assurance                                                          implement, and document agency energy
    Implement a Quality Assurance program for                          management activities to address national mandates
    Performance Analysis Data. . This is a multi-phase                 without adverse effects on the national aviation
    process including: 1) Define scope of QA (target                   system
    databases, benchmarks, implementation schedule). 2)
                                                                         Core Activity: Monitor Facility Energy
    Document current processes including shortcomings;
    3) Design an automated reporting system to detect                    Management Activities
    data anomalies; 4) Develop measure for assessing                     Provide guidance and coordinate FAA efforts to
    improvement resulting from the QA system.                            plan, implement, and document agency energy
      Core Activity: Implementation of Data                              management activities to address national
                                                                         mandates.
      Quality Assurance Plan                                                Activity Target 1:
      Develop and implement a Data Quality Assurance                        Lead agency effort to increase energy efficiency,
      Plan for Selected Databases.                                          reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and maintain
        Activity Target 1:                                                  high performance sustainable buildings in
        Identify and remedy problems with incoming data                     accordance with the anticipated Presidential EO
        files in accordance with agreed upon processes                      on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy,
        and timelines. Due September 30, 2010                               and Economic performance. Due September 30,
                                                                            2010
    Core Business Initiative: Disaster
                                                                            Activity Target 2:
    Recovery
                                                                           Lead agency effort to generate and complete
    Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan for
                                                                           FAA FY09 Annual Energy Management Report to
    Performance Analysis data.
                                                                           DOT Due January 31, 2010
      Core Activity: Implementation of
      Disaster Recovery Plan
      Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan.
                                                                 International Leadership
                                                                 The Office of Aviation Policy, Planning and Environment
           Activity Target 1:
           Evaluate various approaches to disaster               will support the International Leadership goal by
           recovery, including costs. Due September 30,          representing the United States in developing international
           2010                                                  standards relating to aircraft noise and engine emissions
                                                                 in international forums.
    Core Business Initiative:                                      Flight Plan Target: CAST Safety
    Improvements in ASPM                                           Enhancements
    Identify improvements for APSM                                 Work with the Chinese aviation authorities and industry
                                                                   to adopt 27 proven Commercial Aviation Safety Team
      Core Activity: Maintenance and                               (CAST) safety enhancements by FY 2011. This
      enhancement of data for performance                          supports China's efforts to reduce commercial fatal
      analysis                                                     accidents to a rate of 0.030 fatal accidents per 100,000
      Provide for the maintenance and enhancement of               departures by FY 2012. FY 2010 Target: 4 CAST
      data for performance analysis.                               Safety Enhancements
        Activity Target 1:
        Complete online documentation for all modules in               Strategic Initiative: Foster
        the new interface. Due September 30, 2010                      International Environmental
        Activity Target 2:                                             Standards
           Modify existing modules to bring them to an                 Work at ICAO and with international partners to foster
           updated format in the new on-line interface. Due            international environmental standards, recommended
           September 30, 2010                                          practices, and guidance materials that are technically
                                                                       feasible, economically reasonable, provide a
                                                                       measurable benefit and consider interdependencies
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    between the various emissions and between                             Strategic Activity: Evaluate AIRE
    emissions and noise.                                                  Demonstrations
      Strategic Activity: Noise and Emissions                             Support ATO in evaluating methods that determine
      Standards and Recommended Practices                                 the amount of jet fuel and emissions being reduced
      Work with Committee on Aviation Environmental                       by the AIRE partnership demonstrations.
      Protection (CAEP) members and other international                     Activity Target 1:
      partners to address interdependencies between                         Evaluate the impact of the three test
      aircraft noise and gaseous emissions, and between                     demonstrations, (1) Gate ETA Planning, (2) Push
      various emissions, and to address the cost-                           Collaboration, and (3) Oceanic TBO, to reduce
      effectiveness and cost-benefit of various actions to                  emissions. Due September 30, 2010
      mitigate aviation environmental impacts.
         Activity Target 1:                                         Core Business Target:
         Successfully accomplish majority of U.S.
         positions for CAEP/8 meeting and agree on                  Consulting Services
         CAEP/9 (2010-2012) work program. Due March                 In preparation for upcoming AEP/ANSEP panel
         31, 2010                                                   meetings and workgroups, draft working papers, as
                                                                    appropriate, to ensure that the outcome of the panel
         Activity Target 2:
                                                                    meeting are generally consistent with U.S. policy.
           Secure annual contribution of Transport Canada
           to help fund Partnership for AIR Transportation          Coordination of U.S. working papers and the relevant
           Noise and Emissions Reduction (PARTNER)                  U.S. Position papers with industry stakeholders.
           Center of Excellence (COE) research. Due April
           30, 2010                                                     Core Business Initiative: Economic
           Activity Target 3:                                           Counsel to the International Civil
           Successfully accomplish majority of US positions             Aviation Organization (ICAO)
           for alternative fuels at ICAO Alternative Fuels              Provide economic advice, analysis and counsel to
           Conference. Due November 30, 2009                            FAA on international matters.
           Activity Target 4:
                                                                          Core Activity: Economic counsel to
           Gain endorsement of the majority of U.S.                       ICAO representatives
           environmental positions at the ICAO 2010                       Provide economic counsel to US ICAO
           Assembly. Due September 30, 2010                               representatives. Develop and critique proposed
           Activity Target 5:                                             international aviation policy. Serve as U.S. member
           Successfully support environmental R&D with                    to the Airport Economics Panel (AEP) and Air
           international partners through the Partnership for             Navigation Service Economics Panel (ANSEP).
           AIR Transportation Noise and Emissions                         Work to ensure that U.S. interests are considered
           Reduction (PARTNER) Center of Excellence Due                   during all Panel meetings and relevant working
           September 30, 2010                                             group meetings. Encourage that changes to ICAO
           Activity Target 6:                                             guidance and ICAO economics manuals are
           Complete annual report and update joint action                 consistent with U.S. interests.
           plan with EUROCONTROL to address                                  Activity Target 1:
           environmental issues Due September 30, 2010                       Provide inputs on assigned IGIA items within
                                                                             specified deadlines. Due September 30, 2010
  Flight Plan Target: NextGen                                                Activity Target 2:

  Technology                                                                Participate in AEP/Air Navigation Services
                                                                            Economics Panel and workgroup meetings and
  By FY 2013, expand the use of NextGen performance-
  based systems and concepts to five priority countries.                    lead formal coordination of U.S. position(s). Due
  FY 2010 Target: 1 country                                                 September 30, 2010
                                                                            Activity Target 3:
    Strategic Initiative: Optimize                                          To the extent possible, ensure economic policies
    Efficiencies                                                            and guidance adopted by ICAO reflects U.S.
    Work with the international community to support                        interest Due September 30, 2010
    partnerships, such as AIRE and ASPIRE, that adopt                       Activity Target 4:
    technologies, systems, procedures and concepts to                       Ensure timely completion of Panel checklist
    improve global interoperability and system                              items. First Panel checklist due November 30,
    harmonization, and support a reduction of aviation's                    2009. Second Panel occurs in 2011. Due
    environmental footprint.                                                November 30, 2009



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                                                                            Activity Target 4:
Organizational Excellence                                                   LOB/SOs will document their accomplishments
AEP serves as the agency's focal point for strategic and                    and lessons learned in implementing their OE
organizational business plan development and                                Action Plans and communicate results to their
coordination. Our specific initiatives and activities under                 employees. Due September 30, 2010
the goal of Organizational Excellence revolve around
supporting agency initiatives to help employees see the
                                                                        Strategic Initiative: Legislative
link between their jobs and agency goals.                               Proposal for Reauthorization
                                                                        Work with the Administration, Congress, and
FAA employees report over 1500 work-related injuries or                 stakeholders to develop and implement FAA
illnesses each year. AEP facilitates agency efforts to                  reauthorization legislation.
lessen the number and costs of these injuries and                         Strategic Activity: FAA Reauthorization
illnesses. Executive Order 13423, Strengthening Federal                   (Environment)
Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management,                     Develop and implement aviation environmental
requires Federal agencies to systematically examine all                   legislation as necessary for FAA's reauthorization.
environmental aspects of their operations and to address                     Activity Target 1:
those aspects more cost-effectively. Likewise, a                             Implement legislation as necessary for FAA's
systematic approach to energy and water use will reduce                      reauthorization by dates consistent with the
operations and maintenance cost and improve reliability.                     reauthorization legislation implementation plan.
                                                                             Due September 30, 2010
  Flight Plan Target: Leadership
  and Accountability                                                      Strategic Activity: FAA Reauthorization
  (Objective) Make the organization more effective with                   (Policy)
  stronger leadership, a results-oriented, high                           Lead the implementation of reauthorization as
  performance workforce, and a culture of accountability.                 required by statute. Develop, provide analysis and
                                                                          technical assistance on draft legislative proposals
    Strategic Initiative: Organizational                                  as necessary. Implement legislation on current
    Excellence Action Plans                                               programs as necessary for FAA's reauthorization.
    Develop and implement Corporate and LOB/SO                               Activity Target 1:
    Organizational Excellence Action Plans that address                      Oversee the implementation of legislation on
    employee feedback and engagement, and improve                            current programs as necessary for FAA's
    organizational effectiveness, accountability and                         reauthorization by dates consistent with the
    performance.                                                             reauthorization legislation implementation plan.
       Strategic Activity: AEP Organizational                                Due September 30, 2010
       Excellence Plan                                                    Strategic Activity: FAA Reauthorization
      Monitor and assess implementation of FAA                            (Strategy)
      Corporate and LOB/SO Organizational Excellence                      Develop a strategy for the next FAA reauthorization.
      (OE) Action Plans to address employee feedback
      and engagement, and improve organizational                            Activity Target 1:
      effectiveness, accountability and performance.                        Provide briefings and recommendations on
         Activity Target 1:                                                 background, status and needs for FAA
         LOB/SOs will report to their workforce on the                      reauthorization to senior management. Due
         implementation status and accomplishments of                       September 30, 2010
         their OE Action Plans. Due December 30, 2009
         Activity Target 2:                                             Strategic Initiative: Leadership
           LOB/SOs will monitor the implementation of their             Development
           OE Action Plans and use identified methods to                Each LOB/SO will track and report quarterly on their
           continue soliciting feedback from their employees            compliance with corporate leadership development
           on organizational/workforce issues to improve                policies and initiatives.
           planned or ongoing actions. Due March 30, 2010                 Strategic Activity: AEP Leadership
           Activity Target 3:                                             Development Compliance
           LOB/SOs will implement any necessary changes                   Each FAA organization will track and report
           in their OE Action Plans based on employee                     quarterly in pbviews on their compliance with
           feedback and/or changes in organizational                      leadership development policies and initiatives in
           direction or requirements, and communicate                     the areas of mandatory probationary manager
           those changes to employees and continue                        training, probationary manager certification,
           implementation. Due June 30, 2010                              Continuing Management Education, and steps
                                                                          taken to improve compliance rates.

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           Activity Target 1:                                           Transportation's fiscal year goal that 3 percent of all
           Report quarterly on steps taken to improve or                new hires are individuals with targeted (severe)
           sustain timely completion of probationary training           disabilities.
           and certification. Due September 30, 2010                      Strategic Activity: AEP actions in
           Activity Target 2:                                             support of DOT FY goal that 3% of all
           Report quarterly on steps taken to meet                        new hires are individuals with targeted
           Continuing Management Education requirements                   disabilities
           for incumbent managers. Due September 30,                      AEP will track and report quarterly on actions taken
           2010                                                           to support the Secretary of Transportation's fiscal
    Strategic Initiative: Harassment,                                     year goal that 3 percent of all new hires are
                                                                          individuals with targeted (severe) disabilities.
    Reprisal, and Retaliation Free                                           Activity Target 1:
    Workplace                                                                AEP will provide to ACR a standard quarterly
    Each FAA organization will track and report quarterly                    report outlining actions taken to increase their
    on LOB/SO actions to foster a workplace free of                          workforce percentage of individuals with targeted
    harassment, reprisal, and retaliation.                                   disabilities. Due September 30, 2010
      Strategic Activity: AEP Harassment- and
      Retaliation-Free Workplace Training                           Flight Plan Target: Cost Control
      Each FAA organization will track and report                   Organizations throughout the agency will continue to
      quarterly in pbviews on their compliance with this            implement cost efficiency initiatives such as:
      initiative in terms of the numbers of people trained          10-15 percent savings for strategic sourcing for selected
      this year.                                                    products and services;
         Activity Target 1:                                         By the end of FY 2009, reduce leased space for
         Report quarterly the number of new managers                Automated Flight Service Stations from approximately
         who have completed Frontline Managers training,            510,000 square feet to approximately 150,000 square
         eLMS Course #FAA30200099 - Frontline                       feet;
         Managers Course - Phase 1. Due September 30,               Annual reduction of $15 million in Information
         2010                                                       Technology operating costs;
                                                                    By FY 2010, reduce overhead costs 5-10 percent
         Activity Target 2:
                                                                    through automation of invoice processing. FY 2010
           Report quarterly the number of managers who              Target: 90% of targeted savings
           have completed eLMS course #FAA30200134 -
           Accountability Board Training for FAA Managers.              Strategic Initiative: Productivity and
           Due September 30, 2010                                       Financial Metrics
           Activity Target 3:                                           Each FAA organization will develop, track, and report
           Report quarterly the number of employees who                 quarterly on a comprehensive measure of its
           have completed in-person training sessions                   operating efficiency or financial performance. These
           provided by the Accountability Board or by                   measures will include: Cost per flight controlled,
           Accountability Board Human Resources Points of               Research, Engineering, and Development (RE&D)
           Contact. (eLMS Course #FAA30200174 -                         Management Staff Efficiency Measure, Grant
           Supervisory Skills Training, Accountability Board            Administration Efficiency Measure, Direct labor costs
           Training for FAA Managers; or eLMS Course                    of certification of foreign and domestic repair stations,
           #FAA30200177 - Instructor-Led Accountability                 Direct labor costs of surveillance of foreign and
           Board Training for All Employees. Due                        domestic repair stations.
           September 30, 2010                                             Strategic Activity: AEP Staff Overhead
           Activity Target 4:                                             Rate Efficiency Measure
           Report quarterly the number of employees who                   AEP's efficiency measure will be an AEP-10 staff
           have completed any other training sessions that                overhead rate, as a percentage of the total AEP
           addressed harassment, retaliation, or reprisal in              labor rate.
           the workplace. (Your training coordinator should               From a baseline of 9% in FY 2007, AEP's target for
           enter this data into eLMS with the appropriate                 FY 2010 is to remain at 8.5%.
           course number. Or if a course does not exist,                     Activity Target 1:
           have an eLMS Item created.) Due September 30,                     AEP will continue to report quarterly to ABA on its
           2010                                                              labor rate as a factor of the labor rate of AEP.
                                                                             Due January 31, 2010
    Strategic Initiative: New Hires with                                     Activity Target 2:
    Targeted Disabilities                                                    AEP will continue to report quarterly to ABA on its
    Each FAA organization will track and report quarterly
                                                                             labor rate as a factor of the labor rate of AEP.
    on actions taken in support of the Secretary of
                                                                             Due April 30, 2010
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           Activity Target 3:                                             Strategic Initiative: Customer
           AEP will continue to report quarterly to ABA on its            Requirements Review
           labor rate as a factor of the labor rate of AEP.               Review customer requirements annually and measure
           Due July 31, 2010                                              customer satisfaction more broadly for FAA services.
           Activity Target 4:
                                                                            Strategic Activity: Customer Survey
           AEP will continue to report FY09 4th quarter                     Oversight
           results to ABA on its labor rate as a factor of the              Oversee development and administration of
           labor rate of AEP. Due October 31, 2009                          surveys, including those done in conjunction with
           Activity Target 5:                                               the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI),
           Provide updated FY 2011 template for review and                  that are conducted by the Lines of Business of key
           approval in time to be included in the FY 2011                   FAA customers and encourage and facilitate more
           Business Plan. Due September 30, 2010                            comprehensive surveying of our customers.
                                                                              Activity Target 1:
    Strategic Initiative: Reduce                                              Ensure that Lines of Business (LOBs) conduct
    Information Technology Operating                                          their specified surveys and publish results
                                                                              according to their schedules. Due September 30,
    Costs                                                                     2010
    Achieve an annual reduction of $15 million in
    Information Technology operating costs.                               Strategic Initiative: Flight Plan
      Strategic Activity: Lexmark Printer
      Agreement
                                                                          Assessment and Business Planning
                                                                          Monitor and report progress on Flight Plan targets and
      Savings; Replace 13 currently leased Xerox printers
                                                                          initiatives and establish the appropriate linkages and
      with lease to purchase 4 Lemark multi-function units
                                                                          accountability in each LOB/SO with annual Business
      (420.93 each), purchase 7 Lexmark printers
                                                                          Plans.
      ($479.17 each). Current lease cost $57,705. Total
      new agreement cost is ($31,734) this includes
                                                                            Strategic Activity: Flight Plan Progress
      (lease, purchase, toner, and supplies). FY 2010                       Meetings
      total cost savings is 25,971.                                         Staff, support, and coordinate input to monitoring
         Activity Target 1:                                                 Agency accomplishments.
         Achieve 90% projected year end savings of                            Activity Target 1:
         $14,780.00 Due September 30, 2010                                    Fully staff and support monthly Flight Plan
                                                                              Progress Meetings (unless canceled or
                                                                              Administrator wants new reporting approach).
  Flight Plan Target: Information                                             Due September 30, 2010
  Security Program                                                            Activity Target 2:
  Achieve zero cyber security events that disable or                          Provide the Administrator and AEP/APO monthly:
  significantly degrade FAA services. FY 2010 Target: 0                       Flight Plan meeting materials as specified,
                                                                              Administrator talking points, and analysis that
    Strategic Initiative: Enterprise                                          highlights key questions and issues for any
    Architecture Conformance                                                  preparatory meetings and the Flight Plan
    Enable enterprise-wide conformance to information                         Progress Meeting itself (unless canceled or
    technology enterprise architecture.                                       Administrator wants new reporting approach).
      Strategic Activity: AEP Support for                                     Due September 30, 2010
      Enabling Enterprise-wide Conformance                                  Strategic Activity: Management Software
      Lines of Business and Staff Offices will work with                    Support
      AIO to update the infrastructure and application                      Support all FAA organizations in using management
      inventories                                                           software to manage their Flight Plan and Business
         Activity Target 1:                                                 Plan responsibilities.
         AEP will update its infrastructure and application
                                                                              Activity Target 1:
         inventory for conformance to the IT Enterprise                       Import database objects from Business Plan
         Architecture. Due September 30, 2010                                 Builder and build the Flight Plan structure into
                                                                              management software through the Activity level.
  Flight Plan Target: Customer                                                Due November 15, 2009
  Satisfaction                                                                Activity Target 2:
  Maintain the annual average of FAA surveys on the                           Coordinate with FAA organizations to build core
  American Customer Satisfaction Index at or above the                        activities into management software, as
  average Federal Regulatory Agency score. FY 2010                            requested by organizations, within 60 days of a
  Target: Government Regulatory Average                                       new organizational request. Due December 31,
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           2009                                                             Activity Target 3:
           Activity Target 3:                                               Coordinate communication with stakeholders
           Provide help desk support with 1-day turnaround                  announcing the Flight Plan within 15 days of the
           for initial management software user training                    Administrator's Flight Plan release. Due
           within a week of submission of a new user                        September 30, 2010
                                                                            Activity Target 4:
           request form. Provide training opportunities in
           advanced functions (Power User and/or                            Respond to comments during outreach within
           Location/System Administrator training) on an as                 twenty (20) business days of Chief of Staff or
           needed basis. Due September 30, 2010                             Administrator final approval. Due September 30,
           Activity Target 4:                                               2010
           Coordinate with management software vendor                     Strategic Activity: Quarterly Report to
           and AMI-310 - Office of Information Technology                 the Public
           (server providers) on management software                      Provide public information on Flight Plan progress
           updates, maintenance, and training as needed.                  at least quarterly, published on the Internet within 6
           Due September 30, 2010                                         weeks of the end of the quarter. (Only APO
      Strategic Activity: Develop Business                                resources included in the dollars.)
      Plans                                                                  Activity Target 1:
                                                                             Publish previous year 4th quarter "How are we
      Oversee the development of Business Plans for use
                                                                             performing" reports on the Internet within 6
      as an input to the budgeting and performance
                                                                             weeks of the end of the quarter. Due November
      assessment processes and as a tool for
                                                                             13, 2009
      organizations to manage their fiscal year
      operations.                                                            Activity Target 2:
        Activity Target 1:                                                  Publish 1st Quarter "How are we performing"
        If the Flight Plan is updated to cover FY 2010-                     reports on the Internet within 6 weeks of the end
        2014, lead the refresh of Business Plans to                         of the quarter. Due February 15, 2010
        support the new Flight Plan within 70 business                      Activity Target 3:
        days after new Flight Plan is finalized. Due                        Publish 2nd Quarter "How are we performing"
        September 30, 2010                                                  reports on the Internet within 6 weeks of the end
        Activity Target 2:                                                  of the quarter. Due May 15, 2010
           Ensure FY 2011 Business Plans are refreshed                      Activity Target 4:
           and FY 2012 Business Plans are created as input                  Publish 3rd quarter "How are we performing"
           for the FY12 budget formulation. Due May 30,                     reports on the Internet within 6 weeks of the end
           2010                                                             of the quarter. Due August 13, 2010
    Strategic Initiative: Communicate                                   Strategic Initiative: Standardize FAA
    the Flight Plan                                                     Websites
    Communicate the goals of the Flight Plan to the FAA                 Standardize FAA websites making them more useful
    employees and the aerospace community and gain                      for exchanging information and conducting business.
    feedback that helps the FAA meet their needs. Give                    Strategic Activity: Web Strategies
    employees a clear line of sight from their jobs to the                Update AEP web strategies and action plans in
    goals of the Flight Plan.                                             writing to the FAA Web Manager.
      Strategic Activity: Employee and                                      Activity Target 1:
      Stakeholder Communication                                             AEP will update and present its web strategies
      Communicate and conduct outreach with FAA                             and action plan to the FAA Web Manager, as well
      employees and stakeholders on the Flight Plan and                     as brief the FAA Web Council.. Due January 20,
      FAA's progress achieving its goals. (Only APO                         2010
      resources are included.)                                              Activity Target 2:
        Activity Target 1:                                                  AEP will present a web progress report to the
        Publish the Flight Plan on the Internet within 15
                                                                            FAA Web Manager. Due March 31, 2010
        days of the Administrator's Flight Plan release.
                                                                            Activity Target 3:
        Due September 30, 2010
        Activity Target 2:                                                  AEP will present a web progress report to the
                                                                            FAA Web Manager. Due June 30, 2010
           Publish and make initial distribution of new hard                Activity Target 4:
           copy Flight Plan within 15 days of the
                                                                            AEP will ensure and present certification to the
           Administrator's Flight Plan release. Due
                                                                            Administrator that 95 percent or more of its web
           September 30, 2010
                                                                            pages comply with FAA web standards, policies
                                                                            and requirements including those outlined in the
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           FY-2010 Web Strategy and Action Plan. Due                    Core Business Initiative: Flight Plan
           September 30, 2010
                                                                        Support
  Flight Plan Target: OPM Hiring                                        In addition to activities that support specific Flight Plan
                                                                        initiatives, support strategic planning and
  Standard                                                              management throughout the FAA and the Department
  By FY 2010, 80 percent of FAA external hires will be                  of Transportation.
  filled within OPM's 45-day standard for government-                     Core Activity: Flight Plan Revision
  wide hiring. FY 2010 Target 80%                                         Coordinate development and revision of Flight
                                                                          Plans and coordinate Flight Plan-related outreach to
    Strategic Initiative: External                                        FAA employees and external stakeholders.
    Recruiting                                                              Activity Target 1:
    In external recruitment efforts, implement corporate                    Within 14 days of Administrator guidance,
    strategies that expand the applicant pool to ensure                     develop strategic planning process timeline. Due
    equal opportunity to all applicants and result in                       September 30, 2010
    attracting high quality candidates to the FAA.                          Activity Target 2:
      Strategic Activity: AEP Mission-Critical
                                                                             Once developed, initiate the new planning
      Hiring                                                                 process. Due September 30, 2010
      Identify mission-critical external hires.                              Activity Target 3:
           Activity Target 1:                                                Conduct outreach to employees and
           Update and submit FY10 and FY11 hiring                            stakeholders for the new strategic plan, as
           projections for mission-critical occupations. Due                 required by the new process. Due September 30,
           February 28, 2010                                                 2010
                                                                             Activity Target 4:
  Core Business Target: Business                                             Complete the new strategic plan. Due September
  Planning                                                                   30, 2010
                                                                             Activity Target 5:
  Percentage of Business Planning customers completing
  the Spring survey rating Business Planning support as                      Publish and distribute (electronically or in print)
  "good" or "excellent". FY10 Target: 87.6%                                  the new strategic plan. Due September 30, 2010

    Core Business Initiative: Business                                    Core Activity: DOT Strategic Plan
                                                                          Work with DOT on strategic and performance
    Planning                                                              planning; support the DOT Strategic Plan.
    Manage the agency-wide business planning process.                        Activity Target 1:
                                                                             Respond to DOT requests within scheduled
      Core Activity: Improve Business Plan                                   deadlines. Due September 30, 2010
      Builder Capabilities
      Based on user/customer requirements, additional                     Core Activity: OSI and STI Support
      modifications may need to be made to the Business                   Work with AHR to identify and apply STI criteria,
      Plan Builder.                                                       evaluate all executives' proposed Short Term
                                                                          Incentive packages, and insure their linkage to the
        Activity Target 1:
        Determine additional customer requirements.                       Flight Plan. Develop the proposal for the
        Due December 31, 2009                                             Organizational Success Increase for FY 2009 and
                                                                          staff the Administrator in making his FY 2009 OSI
        Activity Target 2:                                                determination. Note: These dates are dependent on
           If required, manage new release of Business                    dates set by AHR for STI updates and are usually
           Plan Builder in sufficient time for next Spring                during 1-2 weeks in November.
           cycle of Business Planning beginning in March                     Activity Target 1:
           2010. Due February 28, 2010                                       Provide executive training on Measuring
                                                                             Organizational Performance. Due November 10,
  Core Business Target: Flight                                               2009
  Plan Support                                                               Activity Target 2:
  Provide successful Flight Plan support, as measured by                     Provide staff support for closeout of FY09 STIs.
  Administrator and Management Team satisfaction with                        Due November 30, 2009
  the process as developed, executed, and modified, at                       Activity Target 3:
  the end of each planning cycle. Satisfaction will be
                                                                             Complete analysis of actual FY09 performance
  gauged through a survey or individual interviews.
                                                                             and payout options for OSI. Due November 30,
                                                                             2009


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           Activity Target 4:                                           Core Activity: MAC / ATS Board
           Collaborate with AHR with recommendations on                 Management
           any modifications to the pay for performance                 Provide agency interface with two Congressionally-
           process. Due September 30, 2010                              mandated advisory boards. The Management
                                                                        Advisory Council (MAC) and Air Traffic Services
      Core Activity: Strategic Planning                                 (ATS) Committee provide advice and counsel to the
      Support for New Administrator                                     Administrator on all aspects of agency performance
      Familiarize the Administrator with existing strategic             to include implementation of the Next Generation
      and performance planning and management                           Transportation System (NextGen). The ATS reports
      processes, including the Flight Plan, Flight Plan                 annually to Congress specifically on the
      Meetings, Business Plans, outreach, and reporting,                performance of the Air traffic Organization.
      then work with the him to evolve and update those                    Activity Target 1:
      processes.                                                           Facilitate meetings with the MAC and ATS as
        Activity Target 1:                                                 requested by the Administrator. Due September
        Initiate implementation of changes to strategic                    30, 2010
        management (Flight Plan meetings, Business
        Planning, software and reporting), as part of the               Core Activity: FAA Stakeholder
        new reporting year, within 90 days of AOA                       Database
        approval. Due September 30, 2010                                Manage a comprehensive and accurate database of
        Activity Target 2:                                              current FAA stakeholder information.
           Research and identify best practices and                       Activity Target 1:
           techniques for strategic management. Identify                  Within timeframe agreed upon with requestor,
           current strengths and weaknesses within the FAA                provide customers stakeholder information for
           strategic system, including schedule, annual                   outreach activities. Due September 30, 2010
           revision, outreach, and coordination with other                Activity Target 2:
           management systems (budget, personnel, etc.).                   Perform weekly updates as needed based on
           Develop recommendations for executive approval                  aviation industry personnel changes. Due
           as necessary. Due September 30, 2010                            September 30, 2010
      Core Activity: Flight Plan Change
      Requests
                                                                  Core Business Target: Policy
      Coordinate the approval or disapproval of LOB/SO            Initiatives
      Flight Plan Change Requests for the agency as               Recommend agency actions to legislation, identify
      required.                                                   change areas of FAA mission that require legislative
         Activity Target 1:                                       action and adequately research policy to the satisfaction
         Non-budget related Change Requests shall be              of senior management.
         processed within processing guidelines. Due
         September 30, 2010                                       Initiate at least one major research initiative per year (if
         Activity Target 2:                                       necessary and funding is available).
           Support Budget related changes (post enactment             Core Business Initiative: Policy
           of agency budget or year long continuing
           resolution and notification to LOBs and SOs of
                                                                      Initiatives
           final numbers) with ABU. Due September 30,                 Develop, research, analyze, monitor and recommend
           2010                                                       policy and legislative initiatives for civil aviation and
                                                                      commercial space transportation.
  Core Business Target: APO                                             Core Activity: Prepare, analyze, and
                                                                        monitor policy and legislative initiatives
  Customer Outreach                                                     For the duration of this current FAA authorization,
  Satisfaction of senior management with the timeliness of              monitor and analyze legislative proposals affecting
  the response once a specific issue or need is identified.             the FAA. Identify specific additional legislative
                                                                        changes for consideration by the Administration and
    Core Business Initiative:                                           Congress.
    Stakeholder Relationship                                              Activity Target 1:
    Management                                                            Legislative proposals are monitored and actions
    Satisfaction of senior management with the timeliness                 recommended in accordance with specified
    of the response once a specific issue or need is                      deadlines. Due September 30, 2010
    identified.



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      Core Activity: Research Agenda for                                   December and June. Due September 30, 2010
      Policy                                                               Activity Target 2:
      Maintain update, and continue to use the research
      agenda for Policy initiative development.                            Within 30 days of receipt of certification from
                                                                           Treasury Department, Variance analysis on
      Coordinate the agenda with other FAA research                        actual Trust Fund receipts. Due September 30,
      programs (e.g. Environment Research Program,                         2010
      Airport Cooperative Program and MITRE/CAASD                          Activity Target 3:
      Research).                                                           Coordinate FAA position on financing alternatives
         Activity Target 1:                                                and develop legislative proposals as needed.
         Maintain a current APO research topics/initiatives                Due September 30, 2010 Due September 30,
         database. Due March 31, 2010                                      2010
         Activity Target 2:
           Track and report on progress of those
                                                                   Core Business Target:
           research/initiatives quarterly. Due September 30,       Placeholder for OSHA F&E
           2010
           Activity Target 3:                                      Money
                                                                   The OSHA office was transferred to AHR and their
           Disseminate research results so that research is        $52,000 in F&E Travel money was left in our base. It
           incorporated within appropriate FAA policies and        will be corrected in FY11.
           work programs. Due September 30, 2010
      Core Activity: Identify Cross-cutting
                                                                       Core Business Initiative: F&E
      NextGen policy issues                                            Placeholder
      Identify and initiate resolution of novel and cross-             This is the placeholder for the OSHA F&E Money
      cutting NextGen policy issues Identify and make
      recommendations on policy issues associated with                   Core Activity: F&E Placeholder
      NextGen implementation.                                            Placeholder for OSHA F&E Money
        Activity Target 1:
        Coordinate aviation policy initiatives with JPDO.                  Activity Target 1:
                                                                           Track and ensure F&E Money is spent correctly.
        Due September 30, 2010
                                                                           Due September 30, 2010
        Activity Target 2:
           Develop policy recommendations for novel and
           cross-cutting NextGen policy issues. Due
           September 30, 2010

  Core Business Target: FAA
  Financing
  Complete Trust Fund analysis within 30 of receipt of
  data and forecast.

    Core Business Initiative: Airport and
    Airway Trust Fund
    Monitor and project the status of resources available
    from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund. Compare
    inflows and outflows. Analyze alternative methods of
    providing funding to the FAA.
      Core Activity: Trust Fund Analysis
      Develop and analyze forecasts of trust fund
      revenues and expenditures at least twice a year for
      OMB and CBO.

      Develop and analyze proposals for alternatives to
      current tax structures. Conduct outreach for the
      aviation community on alternative financing
      approaches.
        Activity Target 1:
        Forecasts are provided to OMB and CBO
        according to their published schedule, typically in
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