Aviation

The Subcommittee on Aviation has jurisdiction over all aspects of civil aviation, including safety, infrastructure, labor, and international issues. Within this scope of responsibilities, the Subcommittee has jurisdiction over the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a modal administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). This jurisdiction covers all programs within the FAA as well as aviation programs of the USDOT with respect to economic regulation of air carriers and passenger airline service. In addition, the Subcommittee has jurisdiction over commercial space transportation, the National Mediation Board, and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Issues within the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Aviation include:

  • Air traffic control modernization
  • Air traffic management
  • Certification of aircraft and equipment
  • UAS traffic management
  • Counter-UAS authorization, systems, and technology
  • Airport capacity and infrastructure
  • Airport Improvement Program grants
  • Airspace matters
  • Airline competition and antitrust issues
  • Aviation safety
  • Aviation security (issues that affect commerce and safety)
  • Commercial aviation and air carrier operations (both passenger and cargo)
  • Commercial space transportation and tourism
  • Airline consumer protection and service
  • Environmental requirements
  • Essential Air Service and other small-community air service programs
  • General aviation
  • Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and other new aircraft
  • International aviation
  • National Mediation Board
  • National Transportation Safety Board
  • War risk insurance
  • Use of navigable airspace

Recent Activity

The House Subcommittee on

Aviation

Chairman

Rick Larsen

WA 02

Democrats

  • Steve Cohen - TN 09 Picture of Steve Cohen
  • André Carson - IN 07 Picture of André Carson
  • Sharice Davids - KS 3 * Picture of Sharice Davids
  • Kaiali'i  Kahele - HI 2 Picture of Kaiali'i  Kahele
  • Nikema  Williams  - GA 5 Picture of Nikema  Williams
  • Henry C.  Johnson. Jr. - GA 04 Picture of Henry C.  Johnson. Jr.
  • Dina Titus - NV 01 Picture of Dina Titus
  • Sean Patrick Maloney - NY 18 Picture of Sean Patrick Maloney
  • Julia Brownley - CA 26 Picture of Julia Brownley
  • Donald M. Payne Jr. - NJ 10 Picture of Donald M. Payne Jr.
  • Mark DeSaulnier - CA 11 Picture of Mark DeSaulnier
  • Stephen F. Lynch - MA 8 Picture of Stephen F. Lynch
  • Anthony G. Brown - MD 4 Picture of Anthony G. Brown
  • Greg Stanton - AZ 9 Picture of Greg Stanton
  • Colin Z. Allred  - TX 32 Picture of Colin Z. Allred
  • Conor Lamb - PA 17 Picture of Conor Lamb
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton - DC Picture of Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson - TX 30 Picture of Eddie Bernice Johnson
  • John Garamendi - CA 03 Picture of John Garamendi
  • Peter A. DeFazio (Ex Officio) - OR 04 Picture of Peter A. DeFazio (Ex Officio)

* Vice Chair

Ranking Member

Garret Graves

LA 06

Republicans

  • Don Young - AK AL Picture of Don Young
  • Thomas Massie - KY 04 Picture of Thomas Massie
  • Scott Perry - PA 10 Picture of Scott Perry
  • John Katko - NY 24 Picture of John Katko
  • Brian Mast - FL 18 Picture of Brian Mast
  • Mike Gallagher - WI 08 Picture of Mike Gallagher
  • Brian Fitzpatrick - PA 01 Picture of Brian Fitzpatrick
  • Troy Balderson - OH 12 Picture of Troy Balderson
  • Pete Stauber - MN 08 Picture of Pete Stauber
  • Tim Burchett - TN 02 Picture of Tim Burchett
  • Jefferson Van Drew - NJ 02 Picture of Jefferson Van Drew
  • Troy E.  Nehls - TX 22 Picture of Troy E.  Nehls
  • Nancy Mace - SC 01 Picture of Nancy Mace
  • Beth Van Duyne - TX 24 Picture of Beth Van Duyne
  • Carlos A.  Gimenez - FL 26 Picture of Carlos A.  Gimenez
  • Michelle Steel - CA 48 Picture of Michelle Steel
  • Sam Graves (Ex Officio) - MO 06 Picture of Sam Graves (Ex Officio)