Organisation Overview

The FAA is a federal agency in the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Air Traffic Organization is the service provision branch of the FAA and is responsible for moving air traffic safely and efficiently. Our customers are commercial and private aviation and the military. Our employees are the service providers: the 34,000 controllers, technicians, engineers and support personnel whose daily efforts keep the airplanes moving.


The FAA/ATO mission is to provide a safe, efficient, responsive air transportation system that serves the Nation and supports the global aviation community.


Give the world new ways to fly – through people, technology and innovation.

Number of Towers Operated512
Number of Area Control Centres21
Number of Employees34,911
Number of ATCOs18,001

Member Information

Federal Aviation Administration

Membership Type: Full Member

Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Tim Arel

Country: United States of America

Telephone number: +1 (866) 835 5322

Fax number: +1 (202) 267 3505

Head office:

800 Independence Ave, SW
Washington DC,


www.faa.gov www.faa.gov/contact

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