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Aviation Planning and Education

The Aviation program area is currently engaged in the development of an Ordinance for theoperation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the region; implementation of Joint Land Use Study recommendations surrounding the Naval Air Station Fort Worth, Joint Reserve Base funded by the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment; planning for Surface Access to regional aviation facilities; and also the continued development of the North Texas Aviation Education Initiative.


The North Central Texas Council of Governments is collaborating with military and community leaders on Joining Forces, a Regional Joint Land Use Study that will identify and recommend land-use strategies to preserve several North Texas military installations and their ability to operate.


Aviation Projects

Mobility Plan 2040



Mobility 2040

Aviation Education Executive Summary


Aviation Education Initiative Logo

Surface Access to Aviation


Surface Access



Regional Coordination Committee


Regional Coordination Committee

Joint Land Use Study


Joining Forces

System Plan
Executive Summary


Aviation System Plan


Air Transportation Advisory Committee
Air Transportation Advisory Committee

The Air Transportation Advisory Committee oversees the Regional General Aviation and Heliport System Plan and advises NCTCOG staff on regionally significant issues affecting the general aviation and heliport system. 

Next Meeting:
  May 3, 2018, 1:00 PM - Lunch will be available at 12:30 PM
NCTCOG Offices, Transportation Council Room                                                                            

Previous Meetings   Agendas, Presentations, Meeting Summaries

North Central Texas Aviation Facilities 
The 16-county region of North Central Texas is home to a variety of public and private aviation facilities. Of the more than 400 aviation facilities, 56 are public-use facilities, with 29 included in the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems.

  2 Primary Commercial Service Airports
11 Reliever Airports
14 General Aviation Airports
  3 Public Use Heliports

  North Texas Aviation Facilities

Aviation Tools and Resources

Aviation Outreach

NCTCOG has developed a variety of different outreach materials related to our aviation system. These materials are designed to educate the general public about the importance of general aviation and provide information on related activities.

General Aviation RMI DVD

Aviation Resource Links
Aviation Weather  l  Federal Aviation Administration  l  Texas Department of Transportation, Aviation Division



Natalie Bettger, Sr. Program Manager

Ernest Huffman, Principal Transportation Planner

Lisa Key, Sr. Administrative Assistant


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