Monroe County Airport (BMG) proudly announces a significant milestone in aviation safety and operational standards. Following a rigorous FAA Part 139 Airport certification inspection, BMG has achieved a clean inspection with no findings, a testament to its commitment to maintaining the highest standards in aviation safety and efficiency.
Inspection Details: What the FAA Part 139 Certification Inspection Entails
The FAA Part 139 certification inspection, conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration, is a comprehensive process assessing various aspects of an airport's operations. At Monroe County Airport, the following key areas were meticulously evaluated:
• Runway and Taxiway Conditions: Inspectors examined the integrity of surfaces, markings, signage, and lighting.
• Safety Areas: The Runway Safety Areas (RSA), Taxiway Safety Areas, and Object Free Areas were reviewed for maintenance standards and obstacle clearance.
• Lighting Systems: The inspection included a thorough check of the airfield's lighting systems, including runway and taxiway lights, approach lighting systems, and beacons.
• Pavement Maintenance: The airport's pavement maintenance programs were assessed to ensure runways and taxiways are in optimal condition.
• Emergency and Safety Equipment: The readiness and condition of firefighting and rescue equipment were evaluated.
• Snow and Ice Control: Procedures and equipment for snow and ice removal were reviewed for winter operation safety.
• Fueling Facilities: Fuel storage, handling, and dispensing facilities were inspected for safety and environmental compliance.
• Operational Procedures: The airport's operational procedures, including airfield inspections, wildlife management, and construction safety, were reviewed.
• Training Records: Personnel training records involved in operations and maintenance were checked.
• Record Keeping and Documentation: The Airport Certification Manual (ACM) and self-inspection records were reviewed for regulatory compliance.
This clean FAA inspection underscores the diligence and hard work of the Operations department at BMG, which has tirelessly worked to enhance every aspect of its operations, maintaining the highest levels of safety and compliance.
BMG extends its gratitude to the Monroe County Board of Aviation Commissioners for their continued support. This accomplishment serves as a proud reminder of BMG's commitment to excellence in aviation safety and operations.
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