Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals, 72903-72906 [E8-28227]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC. on November 19, 2008. Joe Hebert, Manager, Financial Analysis and Passenger Facility Charge Branch. [FR Doc. E8–28032 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Monthly Notice of PFC Approvals and Disapprovals. AGENCY: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES In October 2008, there were nine applications approved. This notice also includes information on two applications, one approved in June 2008 and the other approved in September 2008, inadvertently left off the June 2008 and September 2008 notices, respectively. Additionally, 22 approved amendments to previously approved applications are listed. SUMMARY: The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101–508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of § 158.29. PFC Applications Approved Public Agency: Blair County Airport Authority, Martinsburg, Pennsylvania. Application Number: 08–06–C–00– AOO. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved in this Decision: $139,918. Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2011. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: December 1, 2014. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: Unscheduled Part 121 and Part 135 charter operators for hire to the general public. Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the public agency’s application, the FAA has determined that the approved class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements at AltoonaBlair County Airport. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Improve runway 3/21 and 30 safety areas. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 Expand south hangar apron (construction), phase II. Acquire land/easements for runway 3/ 21, phase II. Acquire snow removal equipment (snow blower). Construct T-Hangar taxilanes (design), phase I. Acquire aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle, class 1 (per Part 139 safety inspectors). Rehabilitate airport beacon (replacement). Construct hangar taxilanes (construction), phase II. Update airport master plan study. Acquire land/easement runway 3/21 primary surface, 1 acre, phase II, purchase. Decision Date: June 6, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Ledebohm, Harrisburg Airports District Office, (707) 730–2835. Public Agency: Lawton Metropolitan Airport Authority, Lawton, Oklahoma. Application Number: 08–06–C–00– LAW. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $917,000. Earliest Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2009. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: November 1, 2013. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: None. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Emergency generator. Terminal building renovations. Security enhancements. PFC administration fees. Decision Date: September 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Bell, Arkansas/Oklahoma Airports Development Office, (817) 222–5664. Public Agency: Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, Nashville, Tennessee. Application Number: 08–14–C–00– BNA. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $3.00. Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $55,362,918. Earliest Charge Effective Date: November 1, 2011. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: June 1, 2016. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: Unscheduled air carriers with enplaned passengers using air taxis that enplane fewer than 25,000 passengers per year. PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72903 Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the public agency’s application, the FAA has determined that the approved class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements at Nashville International Airport. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: In-line explosive detection system. Reconstruct taxiway Alpha south (construction). Terminal renovation and concession upgrade, phase II. West side spill gates. Terminal access road improvements phase I—road and bridge work. Terminal apron repair. Rehabilitate Federal Inspection Services facility. Brief Description of Project Paritally Approved for Collection and Use: Reconstruct taxiway Bravo south (construction). Determination: This project was for the local matching share of an Airport Improvement Program grant. The grant amount was less than had been anticipated resulting in a smaller local matching share. Therefore, the PFC approved amount was reduced from that requested. Decision Date: October 2, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tommy DuPree, Memphis Airports District Office, (901) 322–8182. Public Agency: Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Application Number: 08–06–C–00– CLL. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $1,385,581. Earliest Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2009. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: January 1, 2013. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: None. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Taxiway E rehabilitation. Westside apron (with taxiway H–1 fillet). Airfield drainage improvements. Perimeter fencing upgrades. Airfield regulators. Runway 16/34 rehabilitation. Wind cones. Taxiway H construction. Terminal apron expansion. Terminal building rehabilitation. Security system upgrades—closed circuit television system. PFC application and administration. Decision Date: October 15, 2008. E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1 72904 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Cooks, Texas Airports Development Office, (817) 222–5608. Public Agency: Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Application Number: 08–06–C–00– TUL. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $3.00. Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $65,043,406. Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2010. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: September 1, 2026. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: Air taxi/commercial operators filing FAA Form 1800–31. Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the public agency’s application, the FAA has determined that the approved class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements at Tulsa International Airport. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Terminal building rehabilitation and improvement. Terminal access roadway rehabilitation. Medium intensity approach lighting system with runway end identifier lights installation, runway 26. Runway 26 repair and rehabilitation. Taxiway C and taxiway L repair and rehabilitation. Runway 18L/36R rehabilitation. Taxiway J design and rehabilitation. Decision Date: October 16, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lana Logan, Arkansas/Oklahoma Airports Development Office, (817) 222– 5636. Public Agency: Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties, Avoca, Pennsylvania. Application Number: 08–05–C–00– AVP. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $6,888,604. Earliest Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2011. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: August 1, 2017. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: None. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Runway 4/22 overlay. Runway 4/22 emergency repairs. Runway sensor system computers. Security vehicles including airfield radios and aircraft rescue and firefighting pagers. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 Replace 22-foot runway flared end snow plow. Continuous runway friction measuring equipment. Seal coat aircraft ramp and rejuvenate taxiways to runway 10/28. Expand concrete area of airline ramp. Four wheel drive loader. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection: Rehabilitate general aviation and old terminal apron. Quick response aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle. Construct taxiway B extension to runway 22 end (environmental assessment and design). Rehabilitate landside roadway. Construct shoulders along taxiway D. Brief Description of Disapproved Project: Construct covered walkway to employee parking. Determination: This project is not Airport Improvement Program eligible, and therefore, is not PFC eligible. Decision Date: October 17, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Ledebohm, Harrisburg Airports District Office, (717) 730–2835. Public Agency: Clark County Department of Aviation, Las Vegas, Nevada. Application Number: 08–07–U–00– LAS. Application Type: Use PFC revenue. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved for Use in this Decision: $379,859,124. Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2014. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: July 1, 2022. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC’s: No change from previous decision. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Use at a $4.50 PFC Level: Design of terminal 3. Russell Road relocation. Brief Description of Project Approved for Use at a $3.00 PFC Level: Russell Road park. Decision Date: October 23, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Biaoco, San Francisco Airports District Office, (650) 876–2778, extension 626. Public Agency: City of Amarillo, Texas. Application Number: 08–01–C–00– AMA. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $19,200,000. Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2008. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: July 1, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC’s: Nonscheduled/on-demand Part 135 air carriers filing FAA Form 1800–31. Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the public agency’s application, the FAA has determined that the approved class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. Brief Description of Project Approved for Collection and Use: Construction of the terminal building addition and update of systems in the main terminal. Decision Date: October 29, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Glenn Boles, Texas Airports Development Office, (817) 222–5661. Public Agency: City of Houston, Texas. Application Number: 08–01–C–00– IAH. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $3.00. Total PFC Revenue Approved in this Decision: $1,372,445,143. Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2008. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: November 1, 2027. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: Air taxi/commercial operators filing FAA Form 1800–31. Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the public agency’s application, the FAA has determined that the approved class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Automated people mover system. Terminal B expansion program and related improvements. Central Federal Inspection Services facility. New north parallel runway. PFC program administrative costs. Central plant heating, ventilation, and air conditioning upgrades. Terminal A/B south taxiways. Decision Date: October 29, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Guttery, Texas Airports Development Office, (817) 222–5614. Public Agency: EvansvilleVanderburgh Airport Authority, Evansville, Indiana. Application Number: 08–02–C–00– EVV. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved in this Decision: $3,983,706. E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1 72905 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2008. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: March 1, 2013. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC’s: Air taxi/commercial operators filing FAA Form 1800–31. Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the public agency’s application, the FAA has determined that the approved class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements at Evansville Regional Airport. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Install perimeter road, fence, and drainage basin. PFC administrative costs. Decision Date: October 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Wilson, Chicago Airports District Office, (847) 294–7631. Public Agency: Duluth Airport Authority, Duluth, Minnesota. Application Number: 08–08–C–00– DLH. Application Type: Impose and use a PFC. PFC Level: $4.50. Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $422,485. Earliest Charge Effective Date: May 1,2010. Estimated Charge Expiration Date: April 1, 2011. Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC’s: Air taxi/ commercial operators. Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the public agency’s application, the FAA has determined that the approved class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements at Duluth International Airport. Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use: Preparation of PFC letter of intent. Conduct wildlife assessment. Design terminal building modifications. Planning for replacement terminal building and apron. Rehabilitate and expand cargo apron. Rehabilitate runway 3/21. Remove and replace boiler in terminal building. Conduct pavement condition index inventory study. Prepare spill prevention control and countermeasures plan. Expand terminal building for baggage and ticketing. Prepare plans and specifications for passenger boarding bridge. Rehabilitate and expand general aviation aircraft parking area. Construct taxiway to new general aviation apron. Construct general aviation apron. Construct taxiway to future hangar area. Construct taxilane within future hangar area. Relocate and construct general aviation area access road. Replace airport beacon. Purchase Minnesota Power hangar. Purchase Monaco T-Hangar. Decision Date: October 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Nistler, Minneapolis Airports District Office, (612) 713–4353. AMENDMENTS TO PFC APPROVALS Amendment Approved Date Amendment No., City, State Original Approved Net PFC Revenue Amended Approved Net PFC Revenue Original Estimated Charge Exp. Date Amended Estimated Charge Exp. Date 06/08/08 09/26/08 09/26/08 09/26/08 09/29/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 10/07/08 10/08/08 10/08/08 10/08/08 10/08/08 10/08/08 10/08/08 10/09/08 10/09/08 10/10/08 10/14/08 10/14/08 10/16/08 10/23/08 $232,460 $64,570,368 $12,628,000 $131,055,103 $21,974,503 $188,500 $253,021 $3,114,426 $2,336,432 $35,797,000 $76,920,000 $19,580,000 $39,590,000 $268,108,000 $6,478,000 $8,142,712 $19,543,195 $52,027,000 $1,622,298 $1,553,549 $1,174,445 $26,712,865 $208,710 $65,220,180 $12,778,609 $131,401,412 $21,865,831 $169,564 $249,492 $3,304,011 $2,938,178 $27,431,000 $73,633,000 $16,313,000 $39,596,000 $213,098,000 $3,590,000 $9,905,870 $26,793,195 $54,716,297 $1,395,921 $1,544,032 $1,306,529 $49,500,000 11/01/13 07/01/96 07/01/02 01/01/07 07/01/04 03/01/94 10/01/05 01/01/02 06/01/10 04/01/96 12/01/98 11/01/02 02/01/04 11/01/11 11/01/15 08/01/16 09/01/12 01/01/96 11/01/14 08/01/15 01/01/07 08/01/07 12/01/11 07/01/96 07/01/02 02/01/08 07/01/04 03/01/94 10/01/05 01/01/02 10/01/12 04/01/96 12/01/98 11/01/02 02/01/04 05/01/09 09/01/12 11/01/17 09/01/12 01/01/96 11/01/14 08/01/15 01/01/07 07/01/07 *03–05–C–01–AOO Altoona, PA ..................................................... 92–01–C–11–SJC San Jose, CA .................................................... 99–07–C–03–SJC San Jose, CA .................................................... 01–11–C–03–SJC San Jose, CA .................................................... 94–01–C–05–ISP Islip, NY .............................................................. 92–01–C–01–ACV Arcata, CA ........................................................ 04–04–0–01–LAW Lawton, OK ....................................................... 97–01–C–02–MFE McAllen, TX ...................................................... 03–03–C–01–HLN Helena, MT ....................................................... 94–01–C–10–10–CVG Covington, KY ............................................ 95–02–C–07–CVG Covington, KY .................................................. 01–06–C–04–CVG Covington, KY .................................................. 01–07–C–06–CVG Covington, KY .................................................. 02–08–C–04–CVG Covington, KY .................................................. 07–11–C–01–CVG Covington, KY .................................................. 08–08–C–01–JNU Juneau, AK ........................................................ 06–07–C–01–BUR Burbank, CA ..................................................... 96–03–0–02–LAX Los Angeles, CA ................................................ 01–04–C–02–MAF Midland, TX ...................................................... 07–05–C–01–MAF Midland, TX ...................................................... 01–04–C–01–CLL College Station, TX ........................................... 04–08–C–03–RNO Reno, NV .......................................................... rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES NOTES: The amendment denoted by an asterisk (*) includes a change to the PFC level charged from $3.00 per enplaned passenger to $4.50 per enplaned passenger. For Altoona, PA this change is effective on December 1, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1 72906 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC on November 20, 2008. Joe Hebert, Manager, Financial Analysis and Passenger Facility Charge Branch. [FR Doc. E8–28227 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report; MidCounty Parkway, Riverside County, CA ACTION: Notice of extension of comment rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES period. SUMMARY: The Federal Highway Administration is extending the review and comment period for the Mid-County Parkway (MCP) Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for an additional 30 days. Comments on the Draft EIR/EIS may now be submitted until January 8, 2009. The MCP is a proposed 32-mile roadway on new and existing alignment between State Route 79 and Interstate 15 in western Riverside County. A Notice of Availability was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 73, No. 199 on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 (FR Doc. ES–23805 Filed 10–10–08; 8:45 a.m.). The Notice of Availability includes supplemental information describing the project and the alternatives. DATES: Comments will now be accepted until January 8, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments on the MCP Draft EIR/EIS can be mailed to the following addresses: Ms. Cathy Bechtel at Riverside County Transportation Commission, 4080 Lemon Street, 3rd Floor, Riverside, CA 92502 and/or Mr. Tay Dam, Federal Highway Administration, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 4–100, Sacramento, CA 95814, or via email at: http://midcountyparkway.org. The Draft EIR/EIS and technical studies are available for viewing at the following locations during regular business hours: (1) RCTC, 4080 Lemon Street—3rd Floor, Riverside, CA 92502; (2) FHWA, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 4– 100, Sacramento, CA 95814; (3) Caltrans District 8 Office—6th Floor, 464 W. 4th St., San Bernardino, CA 92401; (4) City of Corona—Public Works Department, 400 South Vicentia Avenue, 2nd Floor— Suite 210, Corona, CA 92882; (5) Corona Public Library, 650 S. Main St., Corona, CA 92882; (6) Perris Public Library, 163 E. San Jacinto Ave., Perris, CA 92507; (7) San Jacinto Public Library, 500 Idyllwild Dr., San Jacinto, CA 92583; (8) VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 Woodcrest Library, 16625 Krameria, Riverside, CA 92504; (9) Hemet Library, 300 E. Latham Avenue, Hemet, CA 92543; and (10) Moreno Valley Public Library, 25480 Alessandro Blvd., Moreno Valley, CA 92553. You may also view and comment on the Draft EIR/EIS at http://www.midcountyparkway.org. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Ms. Cathy Bechtel at RCTC: (951) 787–7141, or Mr. Tay Dam at FHWA: (213) 605– 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: November 21, 2008. Cindy Vigue, Director of State Programs, Major Projects Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 4– 100, Sacramento, CA 95814. [FR Doc. E8–28429 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket No. FRA–2000–7257; Notice No. 50] Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC); Working Group Activity Update Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Announcement of Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) Working Group activities. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FRA is updating its announcement of RSAC’s Working Group activities to reflect its current status. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Woolverton, RSAC Coordinator, FRA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Mailstop 25, Washington, DC 20590, (202) 493–6212; or Grady Cothen, Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety, FRA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Mailstop 25, Washington, DC 20590, (202) 493–6302. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice serves to update FRA’s last announcement of working group activities and status reports of August 29, 2008 (73 FR 51041). The 36th full RSAC Committee meeting was held September 10, 2008, and the 37th meeting is scheduled for December 10, 2008, at the Marriott Metro Center Hotel Ballroom in Washington, DC. PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Since its first meeting in April of 1996, the RSAC has accepted 26 tasks. Status for each of the open tasks (neither completed nor terminated) is provided below: Open Tasks Task 96–4—Tourist and Historic Railroads. This Task includes reviewing the appropriateness of the agency’s current policy regarding the applicability of existing and proposed regulations to tourist, excursion, scenic, and historic railroads. This Task was accepted on April 2, 1996, and a Working Group was established. The Working Group monitored the steam locomotive regulation task. Planned future activities involve the review of other regulations for possible adaptation to the safety needs of tourist and historic railroads. Contact: Grady Cothen, (202) 493–6302. Task 03–01—Passenger Safety. This Task includes updating and enhancing the regulations pertaining to passenger safety, based on research and experience. This Task was accepted on May 20, 2003, and a Working Group was established. Prior to embarking on substantive discussions of a specific task, the Working Group set forth in writing a specific description of the task. The Working Group reports planned activity to the full Committee at each scheduled full RSAC meeting, including milestones for completion of projects and progress toward completion. At the first meeting, held September 9–10, 2003, a consolidated list of issues was completed. At the second meeting, held November 6–7, 2003, four task groups were established: Emergency Preparedness, Mechanical, Crashworthiness, and Track/Vehicle Interaction. The task forces met and reported on activities for Working Group consideration at the third meeting, held May 11–12, 2004, and a fourth meeting was held October 26–27, 2004. The Working Group met on March 21–22, 2006, and again on September 12–13, 2006, at which time the group agreed to establish a task force on General Passenger Safety. The full Passenger Safety Working Group met on April 17–18, 2007; December 11–12, 2007; and June 18, 2008. The next meeting is scheduled for November 13, 2008. Contact: Charles Bielitz, (202) 493–6314. (Emergency Preparedness Task Force) At the Working Group meeting of March 9–10, 2005, the Working Group received and approved the consensus report of the Emergency Preparedness Task Force related to emergency communication, emergency egress, and rescue access. These recommendations were presented E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and 
Disapprovals

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Monthly Notice of PFC Approvals and Disapprovals.

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    In October 2008, there were nine applications approved. This notice 
also includes information on two applications, one approved in June 
2008 and the other approved in September 2008, inadvertently left off 
the June 2008 and September 2008 notices, respectively. Additionally, 
22 approved amendments to previously approved applications are listed.
SUMMARY: The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC 
approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety 
and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget 
Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the 
Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158). This notice is 
published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec.  158.29.

PFC Applications Approved

    Public Agency: Blair County Airport Authority, Martinsburg, 
Pennsylvania.
    Application Number: 08-06-C-00-AOO.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in this Decision: $139,918.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2011.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: December 1, 2014.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: Unscheduled 
Part 121 and Part 135 charter operators for hire to the general public.
    Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the 
public agency's application, the FAA has determined that the approved 
class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements 
at Altoona-Blair County Airport.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Improve runway 3/21 and 30 safety areas.
    Expand south hangar apron (construction), phase II.
    Acquire land/easements for runway 3/21, phase II.
    Acquire snow removal equipment (snow blower).
    Construct T-Hangar taxilanes (design), phase I.
    Acquire aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle, class 1 (per Part 
139 safety inspectors).
    Rehabilitate airport beacon (replacement).
    Construct hangar taxilanes (construction), phase II.
    Update airport master plan study.
    Acquire land/easement runway 3/21 primary surface, 1 acre, phase 
II, purchase.
    Decision Date: June 6, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Ledebohm, Harrisburg Airports 
District Office, (707) 730-2835.

    Public Agency: Lawton Metropolitan Airport Authority, Lawton, 
Oklahoma.
    Application Number: 08-06-C-00-LAW.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $917,000.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2009.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: November 1, 2013.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: None.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Emergency generator.
    Terminal building renovations.
    Security enhancements.
    PFC administration fees.
    Decision Date: September 30, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Bell, Arkansas/Oklahoma Airports 
Development Office, (817) 222-5664.
    Public Agency: Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, Nashville, 
Tennessee.
    Application Number: 08-14-C-00-BNA.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $3.00.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $55,362,918.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: November 1, 2011.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: June 1, 2016.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs:
    Unscheduled air carriers with enplaned passengers using air taxis 
that enplane fewer than 25,000 passengers per year.
    Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the 
public agency's application, the FAA has determined that the approved 
class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements 
at Nashville International Airport.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    In-line explosive detection system.
    Reconstruct taxiway Alpha south (construction).
    Terminal renovation and concession upgrade, phase II.
    West side spill gates.
    Terminal access road improvements phase I--road and bridge work.
    Terminal apron repair.
    Rehabilitate Federal Inspection Services facility.
    Brief Description of Project Paritally Approved for Collection and 
Use: Reconstruct taxiway Bravo south (construction).
    Determination: This project was for the local matching share of an 
Airport Improvement Program grant. The grant amount was less than had 
been anticipated resulting in a smaller local matching share. 
Therefore, the PFC approved amount was reduced from that requested.
    Decision Date: October 2, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tommy DuPree, Memphis Airports 
District Office, (901) 322-8182.
    Public Agency: Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
    Application Number: 08-06-C-00-CLL.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $1,385,581.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2009.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: January 1, 2013.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: None.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Taxiway E rehabilitation.
    Westside apron (with taxiway H-1 fillet).
    Airfield drainage improvements.
    Perimeter fencing upgrades.
    Airfield regulators.
    Runway 16/34 rehabilitation.
    Wind cones.
    Taxiway H construction.
    Terminal apron expansion.
    Terminal building rehabilitation.
    Security system upgrades--closed circuit television system.
    PFC application and administration.
    Decision Date: October 15, 2008.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Cooks, Texas Airports 
Development Office, (817) 222-5608.
    Public Agency: Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    Application Number: 08-06-C-00-TUL.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $3.00.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $65,043,406.
    Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2010.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: September 1, 2026.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: Air taxi/
commercial operators filing FAA Form 1800-31.
    Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the 
public agency's application, the FAA has determined that the approved 
class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements 
at Tulsa International Airport.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Terminal building rehabilitation and improvement.
    Terminal access roadway rehabilitation.
    Medium intensity approach lighting system with runway end 
identifier lights installation, runway 26.
    Runway 26 repair and rehabilitation.
    Taxiway C and taxiway L repair and rehabilitation.
    Runway 18L/36R rehabilitation.
    Taxiway J design and rehabilitation.
    Decision Date: October 16, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lana Logan, Arkansas/Oklahoma Airports 
Development Office, (817) 222-5636.
    Public Agency: Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties, Avoca, 
Pennsylvania.
    Application Number: 08-05-C-00-AVP.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $6,888,604.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2011.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: August 1, 2017.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs: None.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Runway 4/22 overlay.
    Runway 4/22 emergency repairs.
    Runway sensor system computers.
    Security vehicles including airfield radios and aircraft rescue and 
firefighting pagers.
    Replace 22-foot runway flared end snow plow.
    Continuous runway friction measuring equipment.
    Seal coat aircraft ramp and rejuvenate taxiways to runway 10/28.
    Expand concrete area of airline ramp.
    Four wheel drive loader.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection:
    Rehabilitate general aviation and old terminal apron.
    Quick response aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle.
    Construct taxiway B extension to runway 22 end (environmental 
assessment and design).
    Rehabilitate landside roadway.
    Construct shoulders along taxiway D.
    Brief Description of Disapproved Project:
    Construct covered walkway to employee parking.
    Determination: This project is not Airport Improvement Program 
eligible, and therefore, is not PFC eligible.
    Decision Date: October 17, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Ledebohm, Harrisburg Airports 
District Office, (717) 730-2835.
    Public Agency: Clark County Department of Aviation, Las Vegas, 
Nevada.
    Application Number: 08-07-U-00-LAS.
    Application Type: Use PFC revenue.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved for Use in this Decision: $379,859,124.
    Charge Effective Date: April 1, 2014.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: July 1, 2022.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC's: No change from 
previous decision.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Use at a $4.50 PFC 
Level:
    Design of terminal 3.
    Russell Road relocation.
    Brief Description of Project Approved for Use at a $3.00 PFC Level: 
Russell Road park.
    Decision Date: October 23, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Biaoco, San Francisco Airports 
District Office, (650) 876-2778, extension 626.
    Public Agency: City of Amarillo, Texas.
    Application Number: 08-01-C-00-AMA.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $19,200,000.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2008.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: July 1, 2018.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC's:
    Nonscheduled/on-demand Part 135 air carriers filing FAA Form 1800-
31.
    Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the 
public agency's application, the FAA has determined that the approved 
class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements 
at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport.
    Brief Description of Project Approved for Collection and Use: 
Construction of the terminal building addition and update of systems in 
the main terminal.
    Decision Date: October 29, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Glenn Boles, Texas Airports 
Development Office, (817) 222-5661.
    Public Agency: City of Houston, Texas.
    Application Number: 08-01-C-00-IAH.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $3.00.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in this Decision: $1,372,445,143.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2008.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: November 1, 2027.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFCs:
    Air taxi/commercial operators filing FAA Form 1800-31.
    Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the 
public agency's application, the FAA has determined that the approved 
class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements 
at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Automated people mover system.
    Terminal B expansion program and related improvements.
    Central Federal Inspection Services facility.
    New north parallel runway.
    PFC program administrative costs.
    Central plant heating, ventilation, and air conditioning upgrades.
    Terminal A/B south taxiways.
    Decision Date: October 29, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Guttery, Texas Airports 
Development Office, (817) 222-5614.
    Public Agency: Evansville-Vanderburgh Airport Authority, 
Evansville, Indiana.
    Application Number: 08-02-C-00-EVV.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in this Decision: $3,983,706.

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    Earliest Charge Effective Date: December 1, 2008.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: March 1, 2013.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC's:
    Air taxi/commercial operators filing FAA Form 1800-31.
    Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the 
public agency's application, the FAA has determined that the approved 
class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements 
at Evansville Regional Airport.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Install perimeter road, fence, and drainage basin.
    PFC administrative costs.
    Decision Date: October 30, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Wilson, Chicago Airports District 
Office, (847) 294-7631.
    Public Agency: Duluth Airport Authority, Duluth, Minnesota.
    Application Number: 08-08-C-00-DLH.
    Application Type: Impose and use a PFC.
    PFC Level: $4.50.
    Total PFC Revenue Approved in This Decision: $422,485.
    Earliest Charge Effective Date: May 1,2010.
    Estimated Charge Expiration Date: April 1, 2011.
    Class of Air Carriers not Required to Collect PFC's: Air taxi/ 
commercial operators.
    Determination: Approved. Based on information contained in the 
public agency's application, the FAA has determined that the approved 
class accounts for less than 1 percent of the total annual enplanements 
at Duluth International Airport.
    Brief Description of Projects Approved for Collection and Use:
    Preparation of PFC letter of intent.
    Conduct wildlife assessment.
    Design terminal building modifications.
    Planning for replacement terminal building and apron.
    Rehabilitate and expand cargo apron.
    Rehabilitate runway 3/21.
    Remove and replace boiler in terminal building.
    Conduct pavement condition index inventory study.
    Prepare spill prevention control and countermeasures plan.
    Expand terminal building for baggage and ticketing.
    Prepare plans and specifications for passenger boarding bridge.
    Rehabilitate and expand general aviation aircraft parking area.
    Construct taxiway to new general aviation apron.
    Construct general aviation apron.
    Construct taxiway to future hangar area.
    Construct taxilane within future hangar area.
    Relocate and construct general aviation area access road.
    Replace airport beacon.
    Purchase Minnesota Power hangar.
    Purchase Monaco T-Hangar.
    Decision Date: October 30, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Nistler, Minneapolis Airports 
District Office, (612) 713-4353.

                                           Amendments To PFC Approvals
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                                                                                          Original     Amended
                                            Amendment      Original         Amended      Estimated    Estimated
        Amendment No., City, State           Approved    Approved Net    Approved Net   Charge Exp.  Charge Exp.
                                               Date       PFC Revenue     PFC Revenue       Date         Date
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*03-05-C-01-AOO Altoona, PA..............     06/08/08        $232,460        $208,710     11/01/13     12/01/11
92-01-C-11-SJC San Jose, CA..............     09/26/08     $64,570,368     $65,220,180     07/01/96     07/01/96
99-07-C-03-SJC San Jose, CA..............     09/26/08     $12,628,000     $12,778,609     07/01/02     07/01/02
01-11-C-03-SJC San Jose, CA..............     09/26/08    $131,055,103    $131,401,412     01/01/07     02/01/08
94-01-C-05-ISP Islip, NY.................     09/29/08     $21,974,503     $21,865,831     07/01/04     07/01/04
92-01-C-01-ACV Arcata, CA................     09/30/08        $188,500        $169,564     03/01/94     03/01/94
04-04-0-01-LAW Lawton, OK................     09/30/08        $253,021        $249,492     10/01/05     10/01/05
97-01-C-02-MFE McAllen, TX...............     09/30/08      $3,114,426      $3,304,011     01/01/02     01/01/02
03-03-C-01-HLN Helena, MT................     10/07/08      $2,336,432      $2,938,178     06/01/10     10/01/12
94-01-C-10-10-CVG Covington, KY..........     10/08/08     $35,797,000     $27,431,000     04/01/96     04/01/96
95-02-C-07-CVG Covington, KY.............     10/08/08     $76,920,000     $73,633,000     12/01/98     12/01/98
01-06-C-04-CVG Covington, KY.............     10/08/08     $19,580,000     $16,313,000     11/01/02     11/01/02
01-07-C-06-CVG Covington, KY.............     10/08/08     $39,590,000     $39,596,000     02/01/04     02/01/04
02-08-C-04-CVG Covington, KY.............     10/08/08    $268,108,000    $213,098,000     11/01/11     05/01/09
07-11-C-01-CVG Covington, KY.............     10/08/08      $6,478,000      $3,590,000     11/01/15     09/01/12
08-08-C-01-JNU Juneau, AK................     10/09/08      $8,142,712      $9,905,870     08/01/16     11/01/17
06-07-C-01-BUR Burbank, CA...............     10/09/08     $19,543,195     $26,793,195     09/01/12     09/01/12
96-03-0-02-LAX Los Angeles, CA...........     10/10/08     $52,027,000     $54,716,297     01/01/96     01/01/96
01-04-C-02-MAF Midland, TX...............     10/14/08      $1,622,298      $1,395,921     11/01/14     11/01/14
07-05-C-01-MAF Midland, TX...............     10/14/08      $1,553,549      $1,544,032     08/01/15     08/01/15
01-04-C-01-CLL College Station, TX.......     10/16/08      $1,174,445      $1,306,529     01/01/07     01/01/07
04-08-C-03-RNO Reno, NV..................     10/23/08     $26,712,865     $49,500,000     08/01/07     07/01/07
 
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NOTES: The amendment denoted by an asterisk (*) includes a change to the PFC level charged from $3.00 per
  enplaned passenger to $4.50 per enplaned passenger. For Altoona, PA this change is effective on December 1,
  2008.



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    Issued in Washington, DC on November 20, 2008.
Joe Hebert,
Manager, Financial Analysis and Passenger Facility Charge Branch.
[FR Doc. E8-28227 Filed 11-28-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-13-M