Wildlife Hazard Management

Coyote wildlife hazard for airportsWildlife Hazard Management

Although reporting a wildlife strike to the database is voluntary, it is essential that all strikes are reported to McKinney Airport Operations or the McKinney National Airport Control Tower. Reporting wildlife strikes and maintaining a consistent record of wildlife strikes at an airport are essential for defining the wildlife hazard level, reducing future wildlife issues and for evaluating the airport’s Wildlife Hazard Management Plan. 

The FAA has maintained a Wildlife Strike Database since 1990. From the FAA's website, you can view the database or report a wildlife strike. The record for each wildlife strike offers date, airport, airline (if any), aircraft and species. Since reporting is voluntary, the FAA database reflects only information reported and may not be comprehensive.