Pacific Aviation Directors Workshop State of the FAA. FAA Reauthorization. FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 $16 billion through 2015 $16 billion per year. Next Generation Air Transportation System - NextGen. NextGen will: Increase capacity Reduce delays Reduce emissions
Make it More Efficient - delays in 2009 resulted in $2 Billion in lost income and $9 Billion in lost productivity.
Make it Flexible - demand and congestion will increase dramatically and our system must be flexible to accommodate NAS user needs.
Make it Sustainable – impact on the environment with petroleum based fuels, carbon emissions and noise.
Operating in the National Airspace System
FAA is working independently and with industry on:
FAA is also working with international partners to develop realistic noise and emissions standards.