REVISED Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Proposed Runway Extension, Taxiway A Extension, Easement Acquisition and On- and Off-Airport Obstruction Removal
at Ormond Beach Municipal Airport
REVISION: The prior issued Notice of Availability has been revised to reflect the updated end of the public comment period.
Comments on this Draft EA will be accepted until the close of business on Friday, February 2, 2018.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has directed the City of Ormond Beach to prepare a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Runway 8-26 Extension, Taxiway A Extension, Easement Acquisition and On- and Off-Airport Obstruction Removal at Ormond Beach Municipal Airport. The Draft EA is prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The proposed runway and taxiway extension will impact wetlands, floodplains, and residential land use. The FAA encourages all interested parties to provide comments concerning the scope and content of the Draft EA.
The Draft EA will be available for public review and comment for 30 days during normal business hours at the following location: Ormond Beach City Hall, 22 South Beach Street, Ormond Beach, FL 32174, 386-615-7019 or can be viewed or downloaded from the Ormond Beach Airport website: https://www.ormondbeach.org/77/Airport.
To receive a paper copy of the Draft EA, contact either Bart Vernace, Manager of Southern Region - Orlando, Florida Airports District Office or Kimberly Peace, Senior Environmental Coordinator, Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc.; their contact information is provided below.
Comments should be provided to either the FAA, the City of Ormond Beach or their Contractor, Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc., and should focus on the economic, social and environmental effects of the proposed project.
Commentors must include their address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information. Be advised that comments – including personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask the FAA to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, the FAA cannot guarantee we will be able to do so. The FAA has also directed the City of Ormond Beach to provide the opportunity for a public hearing for the proposed runway extension project. A request for a public hearing must be received within 15 days of this notice. The FAA will consider whether a public hearing is warranted.
Comments should be sent to either address below:
FAA Orlando Airport District Office
South Park Building
8427 South Park Circle, 5th Floor
Orlando, FL 32819
407.812.6331 ext. 127
Senior Environmental Coordinator
Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc.
150 Dow Street
Manchester NH 03101
603.669.5555 ext 151