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Operations Management

OM - Operations Management References

  • OM0001 - NAVAIR 00-80T-124, CNIC Airfield Operations NATOPS Manual

  • OM0002 - OPNAVINST 11010.36 (series), AICUZ Program

  • OM0003 - NAVSEAINST 4790.8C, Ship’s Maintenance and Material Management (3M) Manual

  • OM0004 - NAVFAC Asset Management Bulletin, Issue 2013-03, Airfield Safety Waivers for Maintenance, Repair, and Construction Activities

  • OM0005 - OPNAVINST 3750.6 (series), Safety Management System Program Manual

  • OM0006 - NAVAIR 00-80R-20, Aircraft Crash and Salvage Operations (NATOPS) Manual

  • OM0007 - CNICINST 3700, Navy BASH Implementing Guidance

  • OM0008 - CNICINST 5230.1, Total Workforce Management Services (TWMS)

  • OM0009 - CNICINST 7320.1A, CNIC Personal Property Policies and Procedures

  • OM0010 - Pers 4013 Billet Based Distribution Brief

  • OM0011 - National Defense Authorization Act 2010, Section 1113

  • OM0012 - Code of Federal Regulations, Title 5, Part 412, Section 202

  • OM0013 - CNICINST 7000.2, Compliance With Anti-Deficiency Act

Critical Areas

  • Does the department have personnel assigned to key program positions (ASO, DLCPO, 3MA, base ops duty desk, etc)? (Ref: OM0001, Fig. 2-2, Pg. 2-5)

  • If the CO is a Reporting Custodian for station aircraft and a non-contract OMD is present, are key maintenance positions filled in accordance with the NAMP (AMO, MMCO, QAO, DIVOs, etc)? (Ref: OM0001, Figs. 10-1 and 10-2, Pgs. 10-1 and 10-2)

  • Does the Air OPSO personally conduct routine liaison to determine whether the department is meeting airfield customer requirements? (Ref: OM0001, Sect, Pg. 2-4)

  • Does the Air Department have a defined process in place to ensure airfield pre-opening checks are properly completed and logged prior to commencement of the flight schedule each day? (Ref: OM0001, Sect 4.1.2, Pg. 4-1)

  • Does the Air Department have an AICUZ/RAICUZ study that reflects current airfield aircraft types? (Ref: OM0002, Encl (1), Pgs. 1-1 and 8-3; OM0001, Sect 4.1.5, Pg. 4-3)

  • Does the Air OPSO review monthly flight operations data to ensure compliance with applicable airfield NEPA and AICUZ requirements? (Ref: OM0001, Sect, Pg. 4-4)

  • Does the Air OPSO have an established communications process for distributing destructive weather or airfield-related emergency information to airfield users (in addition to the “crash phone”)? (Ref: OM0001, Sect, Pgs. 4-4 and 4-5)

  • Is the Air OPSO 3M PQS qualified to the level of Department Head? (Ref: OM0003, Sect 1-2.4, Pg. 1-5)

  • Does the Air OPSO personally approve quarterly schedules and receive a monthly RAR report from the departmental 3MA? (Ref: OM0003, Sect 1-2.4, Pg. 1-5)

  • Does the Air OPSO participate in a departmental 3M self-assessment process to include periodic spot checks? (Ref: OM0003, Sect 1-2.4, Pg. 1-6)

  • Are the Air OPSO and ASO involved in the planning, development, submission, and monitoring of airfield waivers and site approvals? (Ref: OM0004)

  • Does the Air Department have a published Pre-Mishap Plan? If station aircraft are assigned, is there a standing AMB? (Ref: OM0005, Pg. 1-18; OM0001, Sect 4.4.1, Pg. 4-15)

  • Does the Air Department have an assigned person serving as Salvage Officer? Is there a published installation Salvage Plan? (Ref: OM0006, Sect 2.1.1, Pg. 2-1, and Sect. 3.1, Pg. 3-1)

  • Does the installation have a published BASH policy and does it specify appropriate incident reporting responsibilities/procedures for airfield personnel and tenant squadrons? (Ref: OM0001, Sect, Pg. 4-18)

  • Does the Air OPSO personally serve as BASH Program Manager and chair of the BASH Working Group? (Ref: OM0001, Sect, Pg. 4-17 and OM0007)

  • Does the Air OPSO participate in and ensure completion of an annual BASH self-assessment? (Ref: OM0001, Sect, Pg. 4-18 and OM0007)

  • Is the Air OPSO actively involved as a key chain of command reporting node for the following reports: HAZREPs, CASREPs, DRRS-N? (Ref: OM0001, Fig. 4-2, Pg. 4-6)

  • Does the Air OPSO a have a process in place to monitor and track functional training completion rates and personnel qualifications? (Ref: OM0001, Sect 4.3, Pg. 4-14)

  • Does the Air OPSO conduct an annual review of airfield related policies and procedures to include LOAs, MOUs, Operations Plans (OPLANs), Host Tenant Support and Joint- Use Agreements? (Ref: OM0001, Sect 4.2.1, Pg. 4-5)

  • Does the Air Department conduct and document an internal airfield evaluation annually? (Ref: OM0001, Sect, Pg. 4-9)

  • Are all departmental personnel (MPN, civilian) correctly assigned to a funded billet in TWMS? (Ref: OM00008)

  • Does the Air OPSO monitor civilian labor execution? Does he personally approve overtime when authorized? (Ref: OM0001, Sect., Pg. 2-8)

  • Does the Air Department have a person assigned who overseas departmental enlisted manning (for PG/PLs, billet alignments, NECs, PRDs, etc.) and makes monthly inputs to the Activity Manning Manager in support of Billet Based Distribution? (Ref: OM0010)

  • Has the Air OPSO completed a mandatory supervisor’s training program? (Ref: OM0011 and OM0012)

  • Are reporting processes in place at the department head level to periodically monitor contract compliance and contractor performance? (Ref: OM0001, Sect 4.2.6, Pg. 4-13)

  • Is the Air OPSO directly engaged in developing departmental budgeting priorities and overseeing departmental budget execution? (Ref: OM0001, Sect. 2.5.1, Pg. 2-10)

  • Does the Air OPSO validate, approve, and monitor funds requests? (Ref: OM0001, Sect 2.5.1, Pg. 2-10)

  • Does the Air OPSO familiar with the term “unauthorized commitment” and higher guidance defining it? (Ref: OM0013, Sect 1341; OM0001, Sect. 2.5.1, Pg. 2-11)

  • Does the Air Department have a person assigned and process in place to manage departmental minor and sub-minor property? (Ref: OM0009)

  • Does the Air OPSO have a process in place to track mitigation actions from discrepancies in major inspections and equipment certifications (i.e. NATOPS, AMI, ESI, CAFSU/NAALS certifications, airfield related environmental inspections, etc.)? (Ref: OM0001, Fig. 4-3, Pgs. 4-9 and 4-10)

Airfield Management

AFM - Airfield Management References

  • AM 0001 - CNICINST 3700.3 Airfield Management Operations Program

  • AM 0002 - SECNAVINST 5210.1 Records Management

  • AM 0003 - NAVAIR 51-50AAA-2, Airfield Marking and Lighting

  • AM 0004 - UFC 3-535-01 Design Standard for Visual Air Navigation Facilities

  • AM 0005 - UFC 3-260-01 Airfield and Heliport Planning and Design

  • AM 0006 - UFC 3-260-02 Pavement Design for Airfield

  • AM 0007 - NAVFAC UFC 2-000-5N APPENDIX E. Facility Planning Factor Criteria

  • AM 0008 - FAA AC 150/5340-1, Standards for Airport Markings

  • AM 0009 - UFC 2-000-05N Airfield Pavement Criteria

  • AM 0010 - Flight Information Publications - General Planning, Enroute Supplement

Airfield Management

  • Is the airfield inspected daily for discrepancies, hazards, safety and compliance with established airfield planning and design criteria? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM developed a recommended list of airfield construction and repair projects (including priority and justification) and provided to Air Operations Officer, for budgetary and MILCON project meetings? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Does the AFM annually review airfield related policies and procedures to include LOAs, MOUs, Operations Plans (OPLANs), Host Tenant Support and Joint-Use Agreements? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Is a file copy of the results of Airfield Inspections/checks maintained in accordance with SECNAV Manual 5210.1 Records Management? (Ref: AM0001 and AM0002)

  • Is there a locally developed checklist/diagram or electronic equivalent used to conduct and document airfield inspections/checks? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM coordinated with PW, or contractors to ensured snow and ice control plans includes procedures to remove snow from the airfield, aircraft arresting systems and navigational aids? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003, AM0004)

  • Has the AFM identified, documented and reported airfield lighting discrepancies? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003 and AM0004)

  • Has the AFM identified, documented and reported obstruction discrepancies to PW through a work order for correction? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM identified, documented and reported improperly installed or faded, missing airfield markings? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003)

  • Has the AFM identified and documented airfield signs not in compliance with NAVAIR 51-50 AAA-2, and reported deficiencies to PW through a work Request? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003)

  • Has the AFM identified, documented and reported pavement area discrepancies and/or hazards to PW through a work order for correction? (Ref: AM0001, AM0006)

  • Has the AFM identified, documented, and reported aircraft arresting system discrepancies and/or hazards to PW through a work order for correction? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM identified, documented, and reported FOD/BASH/Habitat control, ponding, etc. problems to safety and PW through a work order for correction? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM, Public Works (PW) and Aviation Safety representative conducted an annual airfield inspection using the Airfield Certification/Safety Inspection Checklist? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Are additional airfield inspections conducted and documented with PW and Aviation Safety before and after completion of any airfield construction, changes or additions to the flying mission or changes affecting existing aircraft parking or taxi procedures? (Ref: AM0001, AM0005)

  • Does the AFM maintain an airfield safety waiver program binder that includes all currently approved waivers? (Ref: AM0001, AM0005)

  • Does the AFM ensure airfield construction projects do not start without a NAVAIR approved waiver? (Ref: AM0001, AM0005)

  • Has the AFM developed a continuity book and/or file plan to track and monitor active work request, information providing status of airfield discrepancies, to include proposed fix actions/estimated completion dates; airfield construction project plans and drawings; and airfield construction meeting minutes? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM developed procedures (e.g. Checklist, Form, NOTAM or electronic equivalent) through Base Operations to notify applicable flying and base support agencies of conditions that may impact the airfield or flying operations? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Does AM monitor and track contractors working on or near the airfield IAW local procedures? Is ATC notified of contractor activities/movement? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM ensured appropriate airfield lighting leading to or located within closed areas, such as construction, are turned off and barricades properly sited? (Ref: AM0001, AM0005)

  • Does the AFM coordinate on new aircraft parking plans, keep a file copy and annually review existing plans for compliance with airfield planning and design criteria in UFC 3-260-01, UFC 2-000-5N as appropriate? (Ref: AM0001, AM0005 and AM0007)

  • Does the AFM maintain a current copy of the Explosive Safety Quantity Distance map on file in AM? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Is there a local operating procedure (LOP) for PW/contractor personnel to inspect and report airfield lighting systems reliability/outages? (Ref: AM0001)

  • Has the AFM identified, documented, and reported trees penetrating imaginary surfaces or those posing a hazard to safe airfield operations to PW through a work order to remove, top or otherwise control the trees? (Ref: AM0001, AM0005 and AM0007)

  • Is local FLIP airfield data information published accurate and consistent with information published in other FLIPs (e.g., weight restrictions, approach plates, enroute supplement, area planning, etc.)? (Ref: AM0001, AM0010)

Airfield Markings

  • Are runways properly marked as applicable, i.e., basic, non-precision instrument approach, or precision instrument approach? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003, AM0004)

  • Are airfield markings peeling, blistering, chipping or fading and creating an unsafe condition? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003)

  • Have permanently closed taxiways, ramp, and runways markings been removed or obliterated? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003)

  • Are holding positions properly placed? ( Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Are paint and retro reflective glass beads applied to runway and taxiway markings? If so, are required markings reflective at night? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Are runway displaced thresholds marked according to the intended use of the area? (Ref: AM000 WP 004, AM0004 and AM0008)

  • Are aircraft arresting system warning markings properly located, painted correctly and visible according to retro reflective requirements? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003 WP 004)

  • Are runway overrun chevrons located correctly and properly painted to indicate the area is not an operational surface? (Ref: AM000 WP 004, AM0004 and AM0008)

  • Are taxiways, taxi lanes and apron edge markings properly marked? (Ref: AM0003 WP 004, AM0004 and AM0008)

  • Are helipads properly marked? (Ref: AM000 WP 004, AM0004 and AM0008)

  • Are closed airfield pavements marked correctly (“X” size, color, location, etc.)? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003 WP 004)

  • Are shoulder markings (Deceptive Surfaces) painted in areas where there is a lack of distinction between the load-bearing and non-load-bearing pavement? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003 WP 004)

  • Are interior and peripheral secondary taxi lanes centerlines painted correctly and the correct distance from the edge of the full strength pavement, other aircraft and from obstructions? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003 WP 006)

  • If airfield painting is outline with black borders, are the borders a minimum of 6" wide? (Ref: AM0003 WP 004, AM0008)

  • Are Ground Receiver Checkpoint markings (VOR & TACAN) correct? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005).

Airfield Lighting

  • Is an ALSF-1/2 system installed and properly configured where Category I/II/III conditions exist? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003 WP 003, AM0004)

  • Are LIRLS, MIRLS, or HIRLS installed and configured properly? (Ref: AM0003 WP 004, AM0004)

  • Are required visual aids installed based on the runway’s operational category (i.e., Night VMC, Non-precision, and CAT I, II or III)? (Ref: AM0003 WP 003, AM0004).

  • Are there hazards from objects that penetrate the approach light plane? If so is an appropriate waiver on file with mitigation actions taken? (Ref: AM0001, AM0003 WP 003 and AM0007)

  • Are threshold and runway end lights installed and properly configured? (Ref: AM0003 WP 003/004, AM0004)

  • Are wind cones serviceable, properly sited, and illuminated to support night operations? (NLT 400' from RCL, 12 ' long and pole is pivoted. At OLF's 150' from runway edge). (Ref: AM0003 WP 003)

  • Is an aerodrome beacon installed/operating showing a double-peaked white beam and a single-peaked green beam? (Ref: AM0003 WP003, AM0004)

  • Are taxiway edge lighting installed and properly configured as needed? (Ref: AM0003 WP 003, AM0004)

  • Are Taxiway End Lights (where installed) properly configured where a taxiway ends at a crossing taxiway? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005, AM0004)

  • If taxiway centerline lights are installed in the area of the holding position, are holding position lights installed? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005, AM0004)

  • Are entrance/exit lights properly installed on intersections of taxiways with runways or aprons when required? (Ref: AM0003 WP004, AM0004)

  • Are aircraft operations restricted on taxiways without edge lighting during night Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) or instrument operations? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005, AM0008)


  • Are signs mounted on frangible couplings? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Do taxiway signs have the correct designations? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Is a mandatory sign (white inscription/red background) installed when an instruction must be followed, such as at an instrument or runway hold position? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Are signs with an overall height of no more than 24 inches above taxiway surface placed at not less than 25 feet from the taxiway edge? Note: Signs mounted 30 inches above the taxiway surface shall be installed not less than 35 feet from the taxiway edge. (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • When guidance signs are installed do they portray the correct background/inscription and, illuminated to support night and instrument operations? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • When installed, are runway exit signs on the same side as the runway exit prior to the intersection? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005, AM0008)

  • Are arrows located on the taxiway/runway directional signs properly aligned and located prior to the upcoming taxiway/runway intersection? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Are holding position signs in line with holding position markers? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • If holding position is over 150', are holding position signs located on both sides of taxiway? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Is a TACAN Checkpoint Sign provided when an airfield has a TACAN system, is the sign installed correctly and the information correct? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005, AM0008)

  • Are Runway Distance Markers (RDM) installed on runways with IFR/night jet aircraft operations? If so are they internally illuminated and configured properly? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)

  • Are Arresting Gear Markers configured properly? (Ref: 0003 WP 004)

  • Are waivers to requirements on file where signage system compliance is not practical or feasible? (Ref: AM0003 WP 005)


  • Are runway, taxiway and apron pavement areas free of depressions and drain sufficiently to prevent ponding that obscure markings, attract wildlife or impair safe aircraft operations? (Ref: AM0001, AM0005 Para 5-11.1 & 6-18)

  • Are unpaved shoulders graded to prevent water from ponding on the adjacent paved area? (Ref: AM 0005, 3-9)

Airfield Safety Clearances

  • Are the runway lateral clearance zone ground surfaces clear of fixed objects (other than exemptions)? (Ref: AM0005 Table 3-2 Runways, Item 12, AM0007)

  • Is the graded portion of the runway clear zone free of above ground structures, objects, or roadways with the exception to those items authorized in UFC 3-260-01 or waived? (Ref: AM0005 Table 3-5 item 5, AM0007)

  • Are taxiways in compliance with criteria established in UFC 3-260-01, Table 5.1, UFC 2-000-05N Para 112? (Ref: AM0005 Table 3-5 item 5, AM0007)

  • Are aprons in compliance with criteria established in UFC 2-000-05N?

Airfield Waivers

  • Have appropriate actions been taken to waive existing facilities, equipment, or obstructions violating airfield criteria, and do temporary waivers have a project or work order in place to correct the violation? (Ref: AM0001, AM0007)

  • Is an operational risk assessment performed and documented on each waiver (temporary/permanent)? (Ref: AM0001, AM0007)

Arresting Gear

AG - Arresting Gear References

  • AG 0001 - NAVAIR 51-5-31, E-28 Maintenance, Operation and Overhaul

  • AG 0002 - NAVAIRINST 13800.13C, Shore-based Arresting Gear Certification

  • AG 0003 - MIL-HDBK-1021/4, Rigid Pavement Design

  • AG 0004 - NAVAIR 51-50AAA-2, Airfield Marking and Lighting

  • AG 0005 - NAVEDTRA 43542-C, E-28 PQS

  • AG 0006 - NAVSEAINST 4790.8C

Administration and Training

  • Are personnel trained/qualified to operate and maintain E-28 Arresting Gear? (Ref: AG 0005)

  • Does the facility have a copy of the latest annual arresting gear certification letter? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Does the work center maintain current copies of aircraft recovery bulletins? Are work center personnel trained in their usage? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Does the work center maintain a current copy of Ref: B0001, Operation, Maintenance and Overhaul?

  • Is there an active maintenance log on hand to provide complete and accurate maintenance history? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Are maintenance requirements being performed IAW the planned maintenance system? (Ref: AG 0006)


  • Are spare tapes sheltered to prevent any weather damage? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Is the arresting gear cross deck pendant properly supported with pre-determined amount of donuts (ample to deck width)? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Does spare cross deck pendants have donuts pre-installed to provide capability for immediate pendant replacement? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Is the cross deck pendant at the proper height of (2"-5 1/2")? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • What is the condition of the wire supports (donuts) and runway markings for the spacing of CDP wire supports? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Is the runway directly beneath the cross deck pendant in good condition? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Is the tube and roller assembly tension set properly (Marks on deck, 84"+2") IAW applicable MRC's?

  • Is the required Arrest sign located behind the cooling system tank assembly? (Ref: AG 0001)

  • Are the out of battery systems functioning properly and are they visible from the ATC tower? (Ref: AG 0004)

  • After each aircraft arrestment, is all data recorded onto the quarterly runway arresting gear engagement report for submission to NAWC Lakehurst NJ?

  • What is the condition of all firefighting equipment? Is PMS being properly performed IAW applicable MRC's?

Energy Projects

EP - Energy Projects References

  • EP0001 - SECNAVINST 5090.8A Policy for Environmental Protection, Natural Resources, and Cultural Resources Programs.

  • EP0002 - SECNAVINST 5090.6A Environmental Planning for Department of the Navy Actions.

  • EP0003 - OPNAV M-5090.1, Environmental Readiness Program Manual

Critical Areas

  • Are there any Energy Projects within the Airport Traffic Area?

  • Ensure project does not penetrate airfield Inner Horizontal Surfaces or other imaginary surfaces. (Ref: EP0001).

  • Ensure project site not located within airfield Clear Zones. Ref: (EP0001).

  • Ensure project does not obstruct radar or navigational aids. Ref: (EP0001).

  • Are there any airfield safety waivers due to this project? Ref: (EP0001).

Air Terminal Operations

AT - Air Terminal Operations References

  • AT0001 - NAVFAC P-300, Management of Civil Engineering and Support Equipment

  • AT0002 - NAVAIR 00-80T-114, NATOPS Air Traffic Control

  • AT0003 - OPNAVINST 4660.3a, DON Air Terminal Procedures

  • AT0003 - DODI 4515.13R, Air Transportation Eligibility

  • AT0005 - OPNAVINST 5100.23G, NAVOSH Manual

  • AT0006 - Station Air Operations Manual

  • AT0007 - NAVAIR 00-80T-96 US Navy Support Equipment Common Basic Handling & Safety Manual

  • AT0008 - SECNAVINST 6210.2E Quarantine Regulations of the Armed Forces

  • AT0009 - AFI41-301 Worldwide Aeromedical Evacuation

  • AT0010 - OPNAVINST 4630.25C Air transportation Eligibility

  • AT0011 - OPNAVINST 4631-2D Management DON Airlift

  • AT0012 - DOD 5200.33r Defense Courier Service Regulation

  • AT0013 - OPNAVINST 5530-14e Physical Security and Loss Prevention

  • AT0014 - SECNAVINST 4355.18A Reporting of Supply Discrepancies

  • AT0015 - NAVSUP Pub 505 Preparing HAZMAT for Military Air Shipment

  • AT0016 - DOD 4500.9r Defense Transportation Regulation

  • AT0017 - NAVMEDCOM 5360-1 Decedent Affairs Manual

  • AT0018 - BUMEDINST 6210-3 Etiological Agents and Biomedical Materials

  • AT0019 - OPNAVINST 3710.2E Foreign Clearance Procedures for Naval Aircraft

Air Terminal Operations

  • Is a copy of the Air Station Operations Manual/SOP available?

  • Does the work center have an active long-range training plan available? Is the monthly training plan posted?

  • Is training being documented in all training records? Is all training being verified with signed lecture attendance sheets?

  • Are personnel that operate mobile equipment properly trained and licensed? (Ref: AT 0001)

  • Have all assigned personnel attended the airfield vehicle operator's indoctrination course on an annual basis? (Ref: AT 0002)

  • Have all personnel received the annual audiogram? Is a copy of the audiogram in each individual training jacket? (Ref: AT 0005)

  • Have all personnel received annual training on hearing conservation? (Ref: AT 0005)

  • Have all personnel received annual training on sight conservation? (Ref: AT 0005)

  • Is the Air Terminal properly manned to meet manifest/dispatch responsibilities?

  • Are passengers being properly manifested and are next of kin forms utilized? (Ref: AT 0002)

  • Does the Terminal area prominently display one or more WARNING signs that help ensure security regulations? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is the WARNING sign within the correct size specifications and is the content correct (in verbatim)? (Ref: AM0003)

  • Are prohibited articles in personal possession confiscated? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Are passengers Identification Cards checked against the manifest at boarding time? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Does the Air Terminal have a designated space to process anticipated passenger loads, including a waiting area, scales and a secured area for inspected passengers and baggage? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is weekly walk-through metal detector equipment calibration being conducted by designated supervisors? Is it documented? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Does the terminal independently weigh all bulk cargo? Are scales properly calibrated/ certified? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is passenger information displayed in a conspicuous place near the terminal entrance to include: Local check-in procedures and flight information? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • What is the condition of all firefighting equipment? Is PMS being properly performed IAW applicable MRC's? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is the equipment utilized for boarding/loading of aircraft being properly maintained? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is the Air Terminal properly manned to meet manifest/dispatch responsibilities?

  • Are passengers being properly manifested and are next of kin forms utilized? (Ref: AT 0002)

  • Does the Terminal area prominently display one or more WARNING signs that help ensure security regulations? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is the WARNING sign within the correct size specifications and is the content correct (in verbatim)? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is there a secured area for inspected passengers and baggage? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Is there a secured area sufficient for expected cargo? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Does the terminal possess Ground Support Equipment for anticipated aircraft loads, including cargo/baggage carts and passenger ramps? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Does the terminal possess appropriate passenger inspection devices either permanent or handheld? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Does the terminal display (bulletin board/TV monitor) a schedule board to include: flight number, aircraft type, destination, origin, arrival/departure time, load, space available, and other pertinent information? (Ref: AT 0003)

  • Does the terminal display local facility information board showing including: local transportation schedules, location/hours of operation for exchange, mess, recreation, and medical facilities? (Ref: AT 0003)


B - BASH References

  • B0001 - CNICINST 3700

  • B0002 - CNIC BASH Program Manual

  • B0003 - FAA Advisory Circular 150/5200-32 Reporting Wildlife Aircraft Strikes

  • B0004 - FAA Advisory Circular 150/5200-33 Hazardous Wildlife Attractants On Or Near Airports

  • B0005 - OPNAINST 11010.20

  • B0006 - OPNAINST 3750.6

  • B0007 - USDA/CNIC Work/Financial Plan

  • B0008 - Interagency Agreement with Smithsonian Institute

Plans And Instructions

  • Does the Facility have a Current BASH Instruction/Plan within the past 5 years?

  • Is the BASH Plan Referenced in the Facility Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan (INRMP)?

  • Does the Facility Pest Management Plan Reference the BASH Plan?

  • Does the Facility BASH Instruction establish a Facility Bird Hazard Working Group (BHWG)?

  • Does this BHWG meet on a regular basis?

  • Operations involved in the BHWG?

  • Is the Commanding Officer or Wing Commander or their representative(s) involved in the BHWG?


  • Are both damaging and non-damaging wildlife strikes reported to the Navy Safety Center’s WESS System: http://www.safetycenter.navy.mil/wess/default.htmRef:a (Ref: B0002)

  • Is the process in place and is it mandatory that ALL wildlife strike remains collected and turned in to the Smithsonian Institution for positive species identification? (Ref: B0002)

  • Is wildlife strike data tracked by the Facility and analyzed for trend analysis and management recommendations? (Ref: B0002)

  • Does the Dispersal Team or USDA Wildlife Services biologist assist Squadrons with the collection of wildlife strike remains and do they have the proper equipment for remains removal and collection (B0002 Para4.)

  • Does the Facility have a recent strike reporting dataset from the Navy Safety Center and the Smithsonian Institution for the facility itself and tenant squadrons? (B0002 Para3.1)


  • Has a Wildlife Hazard Assessment or similar survey been conducted for the Facility? (B0002 Para 3.3.)

  • Are wildlife surveys conducted on the airfield and adjacent areas to observe potential and actual wildlife hazards? (B0002 Para5.3.1.)

  • Have wetland areas, seasonal ponding areas, and food sources for wildlife been evaluated for management strategies to reduce attractiveness to wildlife? (Ref: B0002 Para5.3)

  • Have hangars, airfield buildings and airfield equipment been inspected for nesting birds and documented with the Airfield Manager for necessary removal or deterrent actions? (Ref: B0002 Para5.4)

  • Is there a current bird control and nest removal program for the hangars and airfield buildings? If so, is there documentation to show where nests have been removed and how many? (Ref: B0002 Para5.3)

  • Do bird droppings cause problems for equipment, aircraft, and personnel? (B0002 Para5.3)

  • Are hangar doors kept closed to limit access of birds and wildlife? (B0002 Para5.3)

  • Are there habitats within the AOA that are particularly attractive to wildlife that should be managed (Ref: B0002 Para5.3)

  • Is the airfield grass being managed at a height to discourage local and seasonal problem wildlife? Are the grass height protocols defined in the BASH Plan? (Ref: B0002 Para8.2.6.)

  • Are there manmade areas near the runways that attract wildlife (golf courses, recreation areas, horse stables, storm water retention ponds, drainage ditches, landfills, and transfer stations, etc.)? ( Ref: B0002 Para5.3)


  • Do Control Tower personnel relay wildlife hazard information received from ground personnel to pilots within the local area? (Ref: B0002 Para8.2.6.)

  • Does the control tower issue Bird Hazard Conditions via the Automated Terminal Information System (ATIS)? (Ref: B0002 Para6.2.2.)

  • Is the BASH program presented in the Airfield Vehicle Operators Indoctrination Course (AVOIC)? (Ref: B0002 Para2.2.8.)

  • Does the AVOIC course encourage everyone within the AOA to report wildlife hazards to the tower? )? (Ref: B0002 Para2.2.8.)

  • Do the AVOIC promote the recovery of all wildlife remains found on the runway surfaces? )? (Ref: B0002 Para2.2.8.)

  • Do all ATC personnel have a good understanding of the current BASH Plan? )? (Ref: B0002 Para2.2.8.)

  • Does anyone from the Facility attend the annual BASH USA Conference? (Ref: B0002 Para2.1.2.)

  • Are posters, pictures, maps, etc related to the BASH Program posted in aircrew spaces, safety bulletin boards, and base operations/flight planning?

Natural Resources Management

  • Does the facility have agricultural out leases within the AOA? (B0002 Para5.3.10.)

  • Are these agricultural leases managed to reduce BASH potential? (Ref: B0002 Para5.3.10.)

  • Have agricultural practices within the airfield environment and public ag lands adjacent to the airfield been evaluated for wildlife attractants? (B0002 Para5.3.10.)

  • Are trees and shrubs located within the Primary Surface and Clear Zones of the runways that are attractants to wildlife and should be removed? (Ref: B0002 Para5.3.4)

  • Is there a hunting program on the facility within the AOA? (B0002 Para8.2.4.1.)

  • Does this hunting program support the BASH Program? (B0002 Para8.2)

  • Has there been an effort to identify BASH attractants on lands adjacent to the Facility?

  • Is there a cooperative agreement with adjacent landowners to decrease the BASH potential on the Facility?

  • Are Federal or State Listed plants or wildlife found within the AOA?

  • If so, are these species an issue with the management of the BASH Program?

  • Are there any proposed or planned natural resources programs or projects within the AOA that would increase the risk of a BASH event?

  • Are there any proposed MILCON or other construction projects within the AOA that would cause the increased risk of a BASH event?

Wildlife Control

  • Does the Installation have a Bird Detection and Dispersal Team (BDDT) patrolling the aerodrome?

  • Is this BDDT active on a daily or on an On-Call basis?

  • Is the BDDT equipped with harassment and lethal control equipment?

  • Is a USDA Wildlife Services Biologist or technician present on the facility?

  • If so, has this person received the USDA WS Airport Certification training?

  • Does the USDA/WS person participate in the BHWG?

  • Does the USDA/WS person participate in Wing or Squadron Safety Standdowns?

  • Does this team control and maintain bird dispersal equipment?

  • Does the facility have a current Depredation and Salvage Permits form the US Fish and Wildlife Service and associated State Wildlife agencies?

  • Does the Facility have any other Wildlife related permits supporting the BASH Program?

  • Is a USDA Wildlife Services Biologist or technician present on the facility?

Energy Projects

  • Is there an increase in bird/wildlife activities around project areas?

  • Is there an increase in rodent population due to project location?

  • Is the project area inspected for BASH/Wildlife impact during airfield inspections?

  • Are there any negative effects on airfield operations due to project location?

Air Traffic Control

ATC - Air Traffic Control

  • Review facility staffing prospective gains/losses by paygrade. List BA/NMP/COB outlook P+3, P+6, P+9. Does facility have all the required NEC coded controllers per the AMD?

  • Has facility contacted Detailer, EMIR, TYCOM and/or CNIC to identify provisions to rectify staffing issues? List steps taken and when.

  • Watch bill requirement review. Are TAD/Collateral duty requirements negatively affecting ATC training? If so, detail watch assignments and list steps taken to address the issue with COC. (ASF, Security detail, ODO)

  • Are current and projected facility qualifications and supervisor designations below what is required for facility? If so, list projected shortfalls, when, and what mitigations have been implemented to improve the situation.

  • Are any trainees cross training? (i.e., previously qualified Facility Watch Supervisor training on Ground control and final at the same time?)

  • How many trainees are training under initial qualification criteria?

  • Is facility meeting ATC NATOPS time to train requirements, including subsequent qualifications? Show military and civilian training progress by percentage complete.

  • Identify trainees eligible for CEBs, CEB findings, CEB recommendations.

  • Does facility have any controllers in jeopardy of being revoked, and/or have been suspended? If so, list details.

  • Are Chiefs fully qualified at facility?

  • Are unqualified Chief’s assigned in a crew and in the long/short term training plan? If not, provide details.

  • Is facility staffing a non-filled E-8 LCPO billet with and E-7? If so, list why and what steps have been taken to resolve.

  • Are fully qualified Chief’s filling the ATC NATOPS Instructor (Branch Chief) billets? If not, detail timeline to get here.

  • What controllers are in a down status? Provide details of when controller was grounded and expected return to up status. Brief extended medical groundings and expected duration.

  • Do any of the groundings exceed ATC NATOPS guidance? If so, detail revocation process for controller.

  • Is facility experiencing any issues pertaining to flight physicals that would prolong grounding notices and affect training program? If so, list details including Flight Surgeon POC information and when last contacted.

  • Is lack of simulator usage, as shown by air activity report, affecting qualifications and time to qualify? Brief simulator use and how it is being utilized to offset lulls in traffic volume. Brief any simulator outages and/or problems and steps take to resolve.

  • Are there any other items that could affect the ATC training program? If so, brief weather phenomena, backlogs in training, etc.

  • Is the ATC Facility Health Dashboard up to date?

  • Brief the ATC Facility Dashboard. Are there concerns about ability to maintain published normal operating hours due to ATC qualification levels?

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