FAA says U.S. airports are Y2K ready

Summary:All 565 U.S. airports subjectto federal oversight have met safety and security requirementsfor the Year 2000 rollover, the government said in a report tobe released Tuesday.

All 565 U.S. airports subject to federal oversight have met safety and security requirements for the Year 2000 rollover, the government said in a report to be released Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration said it had established the Y2K readiness of airports served by aircraft with more than 30 seats through interviews, site visits and contingency-plan reviews. The safety concerns involved airfield operations such as lighting control, firefighting response and radio communications, Louise Maillet, the acting associate administrator for airports, told a news briefing. -- Reuters

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