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Security and Facilities

Vernon W. Carter, Jr., Manager
(804) 236-3626, extension 63626
vernon.carter@doav.virginia.gov

Vernon manages the Security and Facilities functions on behalf of our division. He provides design and construction engineering guidance related to air navigation (NAVAID) facilities, aviation security, and maintenance to airport sponsors and managers, local governments, and other stakeholders. He manages the licensing program for public-use airports and the program for licensing and registering private-use airports. Vernon manages grants in addition to reviewing plans, specifications, contracts, and other documentation, related to facilities and equipment, general aviation security, and maintenance projects. Vernon is responsible for reviewing security audits and security plans for conformance with the General Aviation Voluntary Security Certification Program as well as conducting and assisting in FAA 5010 inspections, security inspections, and NAVAID inspections.