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In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) selection process for leased automated flight service stations (AFSS's).
Recommendations for Executive Action
|Department of Transportation||1. The Secretary of Transportation should direct the Administrator, FAA, to develop and issue to its regions standardized and consistent guidance for evaluating all cost elements in community proposals.|
|Department of Transportation||2. The Secretary of Transportation should direct the Administrator, FAA, to encourage additional competition by removing restrictions that require AFSS's to be located on airports and limit the lease terms to 1-year periods.|