Runway Safety Office Runway Incursion (RWS)
The Runway Incursion database contains records of events involving the incorrect presence of an aircraft, vehicle or person on the protected area of a surface designated for the landing and take-off of aircraft. Runway incursion events are reported by the respective air traffic control tower. The database contains records from 2005 and onward. In Fiscal Year 2008, the FAA adopted the ICAO definition of a runway incursion as well as the related severity categories. The data contained in this runway incursion database reflects those definitions. The runway incursion database is maintained by the FAA Office of Runway Safety.