Airport Guidelines

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Airport Guidelines
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  1. Minor Aircraft Emergency
    (non-life threatening) involving a disabled aircraft on the ground
    ALERT 1
  2. Major Aircraft Emergency that
    could affect a safe landing (i.e. bomb threat, faulty landing gear, low
    hydraulic pressure, engine shut-down).
    ALERT II
  3. Aircraft crash, imminent crash
    upon landing or gear up landing, fire involving aircraft not in flight, an
    aircraft involved in an accident on or near the airport, etc.
    ALERT III
  4. Restricted area of airport
    secured by physical barriers. Access to AOA is controlled by guarded gates,
    card readers or approved escort procedures.
    Airport Operations Area (AOA)
  5. The radio call sign designation
    when communicating with an Aircraft Rescue Vehicle.
    Aircraft Rescue
  6. ARFF
    Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting
  7. ARFF COMMAND
    • AR-1 at Bush Intercontinental
    • and AR-21 at Hobby.
  8. Pre-determined positions near
    the runway where ARFF equipment is positioned when an aircraft emergency has
    been declared.
    ARFF Standby Positions
  9. A fire department level II
    staging area. An area where key department personnel and fire department
    personnel report during a major emergency.
    Alert Response Point (ARP)
  10. A central location for airport
    dispatchers, paging, and information personnel.
    Communication Center (Racom)
  11. A grade system for activating
    and deploying appropriate airport support personnel in response to specific
    emergencies involving an aircraft and/or airport property.
    Conditions
  12. Bomb threat against aircraft on
    the ground, baggage on aircraft or baggage to be loaded onboard an aircraft.
    Conditions 1-A
  13. Bomb threat to a structure or
    anything other than an aircraft.
    Condition 1-B
  14. Hijacking on an aircraft or in a terminal
    Condition 2
  15. FAA facility that maintains
    safety on the airfield through radio communication with aircraft and vehicles.
    Clearance is required in movement areas, which is an area on the AOA consisting
    of taxiways and runways for the movement of aircraft. Driving in this area
    requires communication with the control tower.
    Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT)
  16. A department of the City that
    operates and maintains the airports under Federal, State, and City laws and
    regulations. Also known as Houston Airport Systems (HAS).
    Department of Aviation
  17. A branch of the Department of Transportation, which regulates airports, civil aircraft, and the use of air space.
    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  18. When declared “____ ____”
    the incident is turned over to Airport Operations and down graded to a lower
    status.
    Fire Safe
  19. Business that rents warehouse
    space and/or hangar space from HAS. An ___ can also fuel and maintain aircraft.
    Fixed Base Operator (FBO):
  20. Light from control tower: If the light is steady green?
    OK to cross the runway or taxiway
  21. Light from control tower:Steady red
    Stop
  22. Light from control tower: Flashing red
    Move off the runway or taxiway immediately
  23. Light from control tower: Flashing white
    Go back to where you started
  24. Light from control tower: Alternating red and green
    Use extreme caution
  25. An independent, federal accident investigation agency,
    responsible for investigating, determining probable cause, and reporting of all
    civil aircraft accidents within the United States.
    National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
  26. Phrases used by Pilots, Controllers, and Ground Vehicle Operators:

    Stop at the hold line at the
    intersection of the taxiway and the runway. Do not proceed onto the runway.
    Hold short
  27. Frequency used by the FAA ATCT
    to contact vehicles and aircraft on the ground. Ground control frequencies are
    geographically assigned at IAH so each runway complex is on a separate ground
    channel. The tower communicates with aircraft in flight on a frequency called
    “tower”.
    Ground Control Frequency
  28. Ground Control Frequency: Frequency used by the ___ ____ to contact vehicles and
    aircraft on the ground.
    FAA ATCT
  29. Frequency used by the FAA ATCT
    to contact vehicles and aircraft on the ground. Ground control frequencies are
    geographically assigned at IAH so each runway complex is on a separate ground
    channel. The tower communicates with aircraft in flight on a frequency called
    “_____”.
    tower
  30. An HFD member who assumes over all command of HFD
    personnel and apparatus at an incident. His/her role is to be a professional
    manager and commander, directing and coordinating all fire ground operations.
    Incident Commander (IC)
  31. Central gathering point for key
    personnel near the emergency site for coordination and control of all
    activities in conjunction with the communications center.
    Incident Command Post
  32. A system of assigning priorities
    for medical treatment on the basis of urgency, chance for survival, etc.
    Triage
  33. A function of triage that will
    form during a multi-casualty emergency. Triage will coordinate ambulances to
    and from the triage area to local medical facilities, and inform triage command
    about the number of injuries, persons transported, and the number of
    fatalities.
    Transportation Area
  34. The Liaison Officer shall report to the following areas: 

    IAH-incident
    Command Center
  35. The Liaison Officer shall report to the following areas: HOU incident
    Situation Room
  36. A.  
    Responsible for overall coordination and training of assigned ARFF personnel.
    Airport Coordinator
  37. Responds to all major aircraft incidents.
    Airport Coordinator
  38. Assists the Incident Commander and ARFF Command.
    Airport Coordinator
  39. Act as a Liaison Officer between the Houston Fire
    Department and the Houston Airport Systems (HAS), FAA, and the NTSB.
    Airport Coordinator
  40. Should respond to all aircraft
    incidents city wide and all major incidents at the City of Houston’s Airports
    ARFF Staff
  41. Shall act as liaisons between Airport Operations and HFD.
    ARFF Staff
  42. Shall develop and maintain official training records as required by the FAA.
    ARFF Staff
  43. No initial response is needed
    from off airport HFD personnel unless the alert is upgraded.
    Initial Response Equipment -Alert I:
  44. The ARFF vehicles are limited in
    the distance they may respond from the airport (____ statute miles).
    three
  45. Will respond to areas in proximity of terminals A, B, and the north side of Terminal C areas adjacent to runway 8L-26R and 8R-26L.
    All ARFF units from Station 54 will respond initially to this area.
    Station 54
  46. Will respond to areas in
    proximity of Terminal D and the south side of Terminal C, Terminal E areas,
    including hangar areas adjacent to runway 9-27, and east of taxiway
    November/November including the new cargo area and perimeter road. AR-1, AR-8
    and Station 92 will respond initially to this area. ARFF Command will notify
    the OEC and request additional HFD assistance
    Station 92
  47. Will respond to all hangars and taxiways adjacent to and
    including runway 15L-33R and 15R-33L. AR-1, Sta. 99, and AR-8 will respond initially
    to this area. ARFF Command will notify the OEC and request additional HFD
    assistance.
    Station 99
  48. _______will respond to all hangar areas inside the AOA fence.
    ARFF Command will notify the OEC and request additional HFD assistance.
    Station 81
  49. Bomb Threat Condition 1-B (Building):
    Turn off all radio equipment,
    cell phones, and mobile data terminals if within
    300 feet

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