Flight Standards District Office

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FLIGHT STANDARDS DISTRICT OFFICE- An FAA field office serving an assigned geographical area and staffed with Flight Standards personnel who serve the aviation industry and the general public on matters relating to the certification and operation of air carrier and general aviation aircraft. Activities include general surveillance of operational safety, certification of airmen and aircraft, accident prevention, investigation, enforcement, etc.

The Atlanta Flight Standards District Office (FSDO).

The FAA's Flight Standards District Offices (FSDOs) provide information and services for the aviation community. They can be contacted regarding Low-flying aircraft, accident reporting, air carrier certification and operations, aircraft maintenance, aircraft operational issues, aircraft permits, airmen certification (licensing) for pilots, mechanics, repairmen, dispatchers, and parachute riggers, certification and modification issues, and enforcement of Airmen & Aircraft Regulations.

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) The FAA has approximately 130 FSDOs.


The FAA has approximately 130 FSDOs. FSDO phone numbers are listed in the telephone directory under Government Offices, DOT, FAA. Another convenient method of finding a local office is to use the FSDO locator available at: www.faa.gov/about/office_ org/headquarters_offices/avs/offices/afs/afs600.

Some of them are located at:

  • Alameda, CA (Oakland)
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Allentown, PA
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Ankeny, IA (Des Moines)
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Belleville, MI (East Michigan)
  • Birmingham, AL (Alabama & NW Florida)
  • Boise, ID
  • Casper, WY (Casper FSFO - Denver)
  • Charleston, WV ( FSDO)
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Columbus, OH
  • Denver, CO
  • Des Plaines, IL (Chicago O'Hare)
  • El Segundo, CA (Los Angeles)
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • Fargo, ND
  • Farmingdale, NY
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Fort Worth, TX (Dallas/Ft. Worth)
  • Fresno, CA
  • Garden City, NY (New York City)
  • Glen Burnie, MD (Baltimore)
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Helena, MT
  • Herndon, VA (Washington, DC)
  • Hillsboro, OR (Portland)
  • Hollywood, FL (S. Florida (Miramar))
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Houston, TX
  • Irving, TX (Dallas)
  • Juneau, AK
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Latham, NY (Albany)
  • Lexington, MA (Boston)
  • Lincoln, NE
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Louisville, KY
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Memphis, TN
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Minneapolis, MN (Minneapolis-St. Paul FSDO)
  • Nashville, TN
  • New Cumberland, PA (Harrisburg)
  • North Olmsted, OH (Cleveland)
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Orlando, FL
  • Pearl, MS (Jackson)
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA (Allegheny)
  • Plainfield, IN (Indianapolis)
  • Portland, ME (Portland, Maine)
  • Rapid City, SD
  • Reno, NV
  • Renton, WA (Seattle)
  • Richmond, VA
  • Riverside, CA
  • Rochester, NY
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Saddle Brook, NJ (Teterboro)
  • Saint Ann, MO (St. Louis)
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • San Juan, PR (San Juan FSDO)
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • South Bend, IN
  • Spokane, WA
  • Springfield, IL
  • Tampa, FL
  • Van Nuys, CA
  • West Chicago, IL (West Chicago-DuPage)
  • West Columbia, SC (South Carolina)
  • Wichita, KS
  • Windsor Locks, CT