2022 NFPA 415 Standard - Current Edition
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  • Description

    Help ensure airport terminal complexes are adequately protected from fire and related hazards by referencing the latest criteria in NFPA 415, 2022 edition.

    Compliance with applicable codes and standards is critical to improving airport safety. NFPA 415, Standard on Airport Terminal Buildings, Fueling Ramp Drainage, and Loading Walkways, offers comprehensive criteria for better safeguarding passengers, staff, and building occupants and for minimizing property damage and work interruptions.

    The standard offers requirements for the following:

    • Construction and protection of all types of airport terminal buildings
    • Design and maintenance of aircraft fueling ramp drainage to reduce the chance of fuel spillage and the resulting potential dangers
    • Design, construction, and fire protection of loading walkways connecting the terminal and aircraft

    The 2022 edition of NFPA 415, Standard on Airport Terminal Buildings, Fueling Ramp Drainage, and Loading Walkways, features revisions to reflect the latest industry knowledge.

    NFPA 415 is an essential resource for designers, engineers, contractors, installers, airport safety managers, and other personnel who play a role in terminal safety. From fire protection systems and means of egress to minimizing the risks of spilled fuel, the standard offers the most current and reliable information and guidance.

    Notable revisions to NFPA 415, 2022 edition, include:

    • New definition in Chapter 3 for glazing
    • Updates to interior finish requirements found in Chapter 6
    • Revised references in both Chapter 2 and Annex D

    Get the information you need to help better protect people and property at airport terminal buildings.

    Be prepared for the hazards and challenges unique to airport safety. Get your copy of NFPA 415, Standard on Airport Terminal Buildings, Fueling Ramp Drainage, and Loading Walkways, 2022 edition, today.

  • Table of Contents (2022 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 415 Standard on Airport Terminal Buildings, Fueling Ramp Drainage, and Loading Walkways, 2022 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope.
    1.2 Purpose.
    1.3 Application.
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    2.1 General.
    2.2 NFPA Publications.
    2.3 Other Publications.
    2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections. (Reserved)
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    3.1 General.
    3.2 NFPA Official Definitions.
    3.3 General Definitions.
    Chapter 4 Airport Terminal Buildings
    4.1 General.
    4.2 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning.
    4.3 Exits.
    4.4 Electrical.
    4.5 Fire Protection.
    Chapter 5 Aircraft Fueling Ramp Drainage
    5.1 Aircraft Fueling Ramp Slope and Drain Design.
    5.2 Drain and Separator Maintenance.
    Chapter 6 Aircraft Loading Walkways
    6.1 Basic Design.
    6.2 Requirements for All Aircraft Loading Walkways.
    6.3 Materials.
    6.4 Fire Tests.
    6.5 Fire Suppression Systems.
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Building Construction Types
    Annex C Glazing Materials
    Annex D Informational References
  • 2016 Edition

    Airport safety demands compliance with the latest edition of NFPA 415.

    Protect people and property from unique fire hazards in airport terminal complexes. NFPA 415, Airport Terminal Buildings, Fueling Ramp Drainage, and Loading Walkways is the trusted resource used by engineers, designers, installers, contractors, and airport safety managers for one-stop access to requirements for:

    • Fire protection of airport terminal buildings
    • Fire testing and design criteria for aircraft loading walkways
    • Design and maintenance of the drainage system of an aircraft fueling ramp to control the flow of fuel that might be spilled on a ramp and minimize possible danger

    Changes in the 2016 NFPA 415 include:

    • Updated references throughout
    • Aircraft loading walkways can now incorporate transparent or translucent walls, windows, or surfaces.

    Update now to follow the latest criteria for fire protection from the host of special hazards present at airport terminal buildings, such as the possibility of spilled fuel. (Print, 28 pp., 2016)

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