FAA Airport Lighting Equipment Certification

FAA Accepted Third-Party Certification Body

Elites accepted by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Third Party Certification Body for all types of airport lighting equipment (L-types) in accordance with FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5345-53D.

Our certification program is ISO 17065 accredited to ensure the highest standard of quality when assessing product conformity. We are ISO 17025 accredited to perform most qualification testing at our laboratory in Downers Grove, IL, USA, and can witness testing at third-party laboratories or manufacturer sites. Once qualification testing is complete, our certification team verifies that all design and qualification requirements are met and issues a Certificate of Conformance with notification submitted to the FAA. A complete list of certified products is maintained by the FAA and updated monthly in the FAA AC 150/5345-53D Addendum.

Ready to Certify Your Airport Lighting Equipment?

Learn more about how to enroll in our certification program and add your products to the Certified Equipment and Manufacturers list (FAA AC 150/5345-53D Addendum.)

FAA Airport Lighting Certification

Elite is accepted by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration as a Third-Party Certification Body for all airport lighting equipment.

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Photometric Testing

Measuring automotive and aerospace light and color on your schedule

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Testing and certification for automotive, aerospace, and airport ground lighting

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ISO Accreditation

ISO 17025 Testing and ISO 17065 Certification Scopes of Accreditation