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

  • André Carson - IN 07 Picture of André Carson
  • Stacey Plaskett - USVI Picture of Stacey Plaskett
  • Stephen Lynch - MA 8 Picture of Stephen Lynch
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton - DC Picture of Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • Daniel Lipinski - IL 03 Picture of Daniel Lipinski
  • Steve Cohen - TN 09 Picture of Steve Cohen
  • Henry C.  Johnson. Jr. - GA 04 Picture of Henry C.  Johnson. Jr.
  • Dina Titus - NV 01 Picture of Dina Titus
  • Julia Brownley - CA 26 Picture of Julia Brownley
  • Anthony Brown - MD 4 Picture of Anthony Brown
  • Greg Stanton - AZ 9 Picture of Greg Stanton
  • Colin  Allred  - TX 32 Picture of Colin  Allred
  • Jesús  García  - IL 4 Picture of Jesús  García
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson - TX 30 Picture of Eddie Bernice Johnson
  • Sean Patrick Maloney - NY 18 Picture of Sean Patrick Maloney
  • Donald M. Payne Jr. - NJ 10 Picture of Donald M. Payne Jr.
  • Sharice Davids - KS 3 Picture of Sharice Davids
  • Angie Craig - MN 2 Picture of Angie Craig
  • Grace F. Napolitano - CA 32 Picture of Grace F. Napolitano
  • Salud Carbajal - CA 24 Picture of Salud Carbajal
  • Peter A. DeFazio (Ex Officio) - OR 04 Picture of Peter A. DeFazio (Ex Officio)

Ranking Member

Garret Graves

LA 06

Republicans

  • Don Young - AK - AL Picture of Don Young
  • Daniel Webster - FL 11 Picture of Daniel Webster
  • Thomas Massie - KY 04 Picture of Thomas Massie
  • Scott Perry - PA 10 Picture of Scott Perry
  • Rob Woodall - GA 07 Picture of Rob Woodall
  • John Katko - NY 24 Picture of John Katko
  • David Rouzer - NC 07 Picture of David Rouzer
  • Lloyd Smucker - PA 11 Picture of Lloyd Smucker
  • Paul Mitchell - MI 10 Picture of Paul Mitchell
  • Brian Mast - FL 18 Picture of Brian Mast
  • Mike Gallagher - WI 08 Picture of Mike Gallagher
  • Brian Fitzpatrick - PA - 1 Picture of Brian Fitzpatrick
  • Troy Balderson - OH - 12 Picture of Troy Balderson
  • Ross Spano - FL - 15 Picture of Ross Spano
  • Pete Stauber - MN - 8 Picture of Pete Stauber
  • Sam Graves - MO 06 Picture of Sam Graves