Receipt of Noise Compatibility Program and Request for Review; Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, Gulfport, MS, 63542-63543 [E8-25229]

Download as PDF 63542 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 207 / Friday, October 24, 2008 / Notices Comments must be received on or before November 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Comments on the applications may be mailed or delivered in triplicate to the FAA at the following address: James C. Keefer, Federal Aviation Administration, Manager, Chicago Airports District Office, 2300 E. Devon, Room 320, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Richard L. Rodriguez, Commissioner of the City of Chicago Department of Aviation at the following address: Chicago O’Hare International Airport, 10510 West Zemke Road, P.O. Box 66142, Chicago, Illinois 60666. Air carriers and foreign air carriers may submit copies of written comments previously provided to the City of Chicago Department of Aviation under section 158.23 of Part 158. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James G. 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On October 19, 2006, the City of Chicago Department of Aviation submitted an application to impose and use revenues from a PFC at Chicago Midway Airport. On December 7, 2006, the FAA determined that the applications to impose and use the revenue from a PFC submitted by City of Chicago Department of Aviation were not substantially complete within the requirements of section 158.25 of Part 158. The City of Chicago supplemented this information on October 14, 2008. The FAA will approve or disapprove the jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:48 Oct 23, 2008 Jkt 217001 applications, in whole or in part, no later than February 11, 2009. The following is a brief overview of the application. PFC application number: 07–12–C– 00–MDW. Proposed charge effective date: August 1, 2038. Proposed charge expiration date: March 1, 2055. Level of the proposed PFC: $3.00. Total estimated PFC revenue: $ 85,224,519. Level of the Proposed PFC: $4.50 Total estimated PFC revenue: $668,772,121. Brief description of proposed project(s): Residential Soundproofing (2005–2011), Cyclical Airfield Rehabilitation, EDS In-line Baggage System, Concourse A lnfill, School Soundproofing, North Security Hall Expansion, Vehicle Acquisitions and Land Acquisition—Runway Protection Zone. Class or classes of air carriers which the public agency has requested not be required to collect PFCs: Air taxi. Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois, on October 16, 2008. Elliott Black, Manager, Planning/Programming Branch, Airports Division, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. E8–25231 Filed 10–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Receipt of Noise Compatibility Program and Request for Review; Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, Gulfport, MS Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it is reviewing a proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program that was submitted for Gulfport Biloxi International Airport under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47504 et seq. (the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Act’’) and 14 CFR Part 150 by the Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport Authority. This program was submitted subsequent to a determination by FAA that the associated Noise Exposure Maps submitted under 14 CFR Part 150 for Gulfport Biloxi International Airport were in compliance with applicable requirements effective February 26, 2004, and was published in the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Register on March 5, 2004. The proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program will be approved or disapproved on or before April 16, 2009. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of the start of FAA’s review of the amendment to the noise compatibility program is October 16, 2008. The public comment period ends December 16, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Schuller, Federal Aviation Administration, Jackson Airports District Office, 100 West Cross Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39208, 601 664– 9883. Comments on the proposed amendment to the noise compatibility program should also be submitted to the above office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice announces that the FAA is reviewing a proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program for Gulfport Biloxi International Airport which will be approved or disapproved on or before April 16, 2009. This notice also announces the availability of this amendment for public review and comment. An airport operator who has submitted Noise Exposure Maps that are found by FAA to be in compliance with the requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 150, promulgated pursuant to the Act, may submit a Noise Compatibility Program for FAA approval which sets forth the measures the operator has taken or proposes to reduce existing noncompatible uses and prevent the introduction of additional noncompatible uses. The FAA previously approved the Noise Compatibility Program for Gulfport Biloxi International Airport. The FAA has formally received the amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program for Gulfport Biloxi International Airport, effective on October 16, 2008. The airport operator has requested that the FAA review this material and that the amended noise mitigation measures, to be implemented jointly by the airport and surrounding communities, be approved as an amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program under section 47504 of the Act. Preliminary review of the submitted material indicates that the amendment conforms to the requirements for the submittal of Noise Compatibility Programs, but that further review will be necessary prior to approval or disapproval of the program. The formal review period, limited by law to a maximum of 180 days, will be completed on or before April 16, 2009. E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 207 / Friday, October 24, 2008 / Notices The FAA’s detailed evaluation will be conducted under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 150, section 150.33. The primary considerations in the evaluation process are whether the proposed measures may reduce the level of aviation safety or create an undue burden on interstate or foreign commerce, and whether they are reasonably consistent with obtaining the goal of reducing existing noncompatible land uses and preventing the introduction of additional noncompatible land uses. Interested persons are invited to comment on the proposed program with specific reference to these factors. All comments relating to these factors, other than those properly addressed to local land use authorities, will be considered by the FAA to the extent practicable. Copies of the Noise Exposure Maps, the FAA’s evaluation of the maps, and the proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program are available for examination at the following location: Federal Aviation Administration, Jackson Airports District Office, 100 West Cross Street, Suite B, Jackson, Mississippi 39208. Questions may be directed to the individual named above under the heading, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Issued in Jackson, Mississippi on October 16, 2008. Rans Black, Manager, Jackson Airports District Office. [FR Doc. 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Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63543 All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W21–203, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–5979. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 207 (Friday, October 24, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63542-63543]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-25229]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Receipt of Noise Compatibility Program and Request for Review; 
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, Gulfport, MS

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it is 
reviewing a proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program that 
was submitted for Gulfport Biloxi International Airport under the 
provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47504 et seq. (the Aviation Safety and Noise 
Abatement Act hereinafter referred to as ``the Act'') and 14 CFR Part 
150 by the Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport Authority. This program was 
submitted subsequent to a determination by FAA that the associated 
Noise Exposure Maps submitted under 14 CFR Part 150 for Gulfport Biloxi 
International Airport were in compliance with applicable requirements 
effective February 26, 2004, and was published in the Federal Register 
on March 5, 2004. The proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility 
Program will be approved or disapproved on or before April 16, 2009.

DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of the start of FAA's review 
of the amendment to the noise compatibility program is October 16, 
2008. The public comment period ends December 16, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Schuller, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Jackson Airports District Office, 100 West Cross 
Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39208, 601 664-9883. Comments on the 
proposed amendment to the noise compatibility program should also be 
submitted to the above office.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice announces that the FAA is 
reviewing a proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program for 
Gulfport Biloxi International Airport which will be approved or 
disapproved on or before April 16, 2009. This notice also announces the 
availability of this amendment for public review and comment.
    An airport operator who has submitted Noise Exposure Maps that are 
found by FAA to be in compliance with the requirements of Federal 
Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 150, promulgated pursuant to the Act, 
may submit a Noise Compatibility Program for FAA approval which sets 
forth the measures the operator has taken or proposes to reduce 
existing non-compatible uses and prevent the introduction of additional 
non-compatible uses.
    The FAA previously approved the Noise Compatibility Program for 
Gulfport Biloxi International Airport. The FAA has formally received 
the amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program for Gulfport Biloxi 
International Airport, effective on October 16, 2008. The airport 
operator has requested that the FAA review this material and that the 
amended noise mitigation measures, to be implemented jointly by the 
airport and surrounding communities, be approved as an amendment to the 
Noise Compatibility Program under section 47504 of the Act. Preliminary 
review of the submitted material indicates that the amendment conforms 
to the requirements for the submittal of Noise Compatibility Programs, 
but that further review will be necessary prior to approval or 
disapproval of the program. The formal review period, limited by law to 
a maximum of 180 days, will be completed on or before April 16, 2009.

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    The FAA's detailed evaluation will be conducted under the 
provisions of 14 CFR Part 150, section 150.33. The primary 
considerations in the evaluation process are whether the proposed 
measures may reduce the level of aviation safety or create an undue 
burden on interstate or foreign commerce, and whether they are 
reasonably consistent with obtaining the goal of reducing existing non-
compatible land uses and preventing the introduction of additional non-
compatible land uses.
    Interested persons are invited to comment on the proposed program 
with specific reference to these factors. All comments relating to 
these factors, other than those properly addressed to local land use 
authorities, will be considered by the FAA to the extent practicable. 
Copies of the Noise Exposure Maps, the FAA's evaluation of the maps, 
and the proposed amendment to the Noise Compatibility Program are 
available for examination at the following location: Federal Aviation 
Administration, Jackson Airports District Office, 100 West Cross 
Street, Suite B, Jackson, Mississippi 39208.
    Questions may be directed to the individual named above under the 
heading, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

    Issued in Jackson, Mississippi on October 16, 2008.
Rans Black,
Manager, Jackson Airports District Office.
 [FR Doc. E8-25229 Filed 10-23-08; 8:45 am]
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