30 June 2001
WAIVER PROCESSING PROCEDURES
D.1.1. Waiver Procedures:
D.1.1.1. Installation. The installation's design agent, aviation representative (Safety Officer,
Operations Officer, and/or Air Traffic and Airspace AT&A Officer) and DEH Master Planner will:
D.188.8.131.52. Jointly prepare/initiate waiver requests.
D.184.108.40.206. Submit requests through the installation to the Major Command (MACOM).
D.220.127.116.11. Maintain a complete record of all waivers requested and their disposition (approved or
disapproved). A list of waivers to be requested and those approved for a project should also be
included in the project design analysis prepared by the design agent, aviation representative, or
DEH Master Planner.
D.1.1.2. The MACOM will:
D.18.104.22.168. Ensure that all required coordination has been accomplished.
D.22.214.171.124. Ensure that the type of waiver requested is clearly identified as either "Temporary" or
"Permanent." "Permanent Waivers" are required where no further mitigative actions are
intended or necessary.
D.126.96.36.199.1. "Temporary Waivers" are for a specified period during which additional actions
to mitigate the situation must be initiated to fully comply with criteria or to obtain a
permanent waiver. Followup inspections will be necessary to ensure that mitigative actions
proposed for each Temporary Waiver granted have been accomplished.
D.188.8.131.52. Review waiver requests and forward all viable requests to U. S. Army Aeronautical
Service Agency (USAASA) for action. To expedite the waiver process, MACOMs are urged to
simultaneously forward copies of the request to:
D.184.108.40.206.1. Director, U. S. Army Aeronautical Services Agency (USAASA), ATTN: ATAS-
AI, 9325 Gunston Road, Suite N319, Fort Belvior, VA 22060-5582.
D.220.127.116.11.2. Commander, U.S. Army Safety Center (USASC), ATTN: CSSC-SPC, Bldg.
4905, 5th Ave., Fort Rucker, AL 36362-5363.
D.18.104.22.168.3. Director, U. S. Army Aviation Center (USAAVNC), ATTN: ATZQ-ATC-AT, Fort
Rucker, AL 36362-5265.
D.22.214.171.124.4. Director, USACE Transportation Systems Center (TSMCX), ATTN: CENWO-
ED-TX, 215 N 17th St., Omaha, NE 68102.
D.1.1.3. USAASA. USAASA is responsible for coordinating the following reviews for the waiver
D.126.96.36.199. Air traffic control assessment by USATCA.
D.188.8.131.52. Safety and risk assessment by USASC.
D.184.108.40.206. Technical engineering review by TSMCX.
D.220.127.116.11. From these reviews, USAASA formulates a consolidated position and makes the
final determination on all waiver requests and is responsible for all waiver actions for Army
operational airfield/airspace criteria.
D.1.2. Contents of Waiver Requests. Each request must contain the following information:
D.1.2.1. Reference to the specific standard and/or criterion to be waived by publication,
paragraph, and page.