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FAA IDle Certification

Over the past 10 years, Welch Surveyors has performed several surveys at airports in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  At T.F. Green Airport in Warwick Rhode Island, Welch has performed runway and taxi-way surveys, a perimeter road survey, construction layout of new structures and several additional surveys to support the design of proposed improvements.  Welch has also performed surveys at Logan Airport in Boston, Block Island Airport in Rhode Island, Quonset Airport in North Kingstown, RI, Orange Municipal Airport in Orange, MA and Chatham Municipal Airport in Chatham, MA and has recently completed surveys to support development of LPV Instrument Approaches at Martha's Vineyard Airport, Mansfield Municipal Airport and Taunton Municipal Airport.  Welch has extensive experience working with the following FAA Advisory Circulars:

  • AC No: 150/5300-16A    General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Surveys: Establishment of Geodetic Control and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey

  • AC No: 150/5300-17B    General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Survey Airport Imagery Acquisition and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey

  • AC No. 150/5300-18B   General Guidance and Specifications for Submission of Aeronautical Surveys to NGS: Field Data Collection and Geographic Information System (GIS) Standards

FAA Advisory Circular Guidelines are specific and detailed and require sequential electronic submittals to NGS.  Our attention to detail and professional methodology enable us to guide all airport projects in for a safe landing. 

Utilizing our Leica RTK GPS equipment enables us to locate SACS and PACS accurately and efficiently. Our company vehicles are equipped with required lights and our personnel are trained in airport communication protocol.

Types of airport projects include:

  • LPV Instrument Approach Surveys
  • Runway Surveys
  • Taxi-way Surveys
  • Ground Control Surveys for aerial mapping compilation
  • Construction layout
  • Navaids

Airport Survey 1
  Airport Survey 2   Taxi Way Survey   Runway Survey  

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