Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at Ellington Field, Houston, TX, 77100-77101 [E8-30006]

Download as PDF 77100 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 244 / Thursday, December 18, 2008 / Notices Register Notice for each document we make available for public comment on the Web site. The FAA invites comments on these draft documents. When commenting on draft ACs, other policy documents or proposed TSOs, you should identify the document by its number. The Aviation Safety organization will consider all comments received on or before the closing date before issuing a final document. For Internet retrieval assistance, contact the AIR Web Content Program Manager at (202) 267–3074. To obtain a paper copy of the draft document or proposed TSO, contact the individual or FAA office responsible for the document as identified on the Web site. with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, FAA Orders 1050.1E, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures’’ and FAA Order 5050.4B, ‘‘NEPA Implementing Instructions for Airport Actions’’. The FONSI/ROD contains FAA’s findings that no significant environmental impacts would result from the project and contains all needed approvals for the action to proceed. Point of Contact: Ms. Amy Hanson, Environmental Protection Specialist, CHI–603, Federal Aviation Administration, Chicago Airport District Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018. Telephone number: 847–294–7354. Background SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a recurring Notice of Availability, and request for comments, on draft ACs, other policy documents, and proposed TSOs currently offered by Aviation Safety on the Web site at http://www.faa.gov/aircraft/draft_docs/. On the Web site, you may subscribe to receive e-mail notification when new draft documents are made available. This notice of availability and request for comments on FAA Aviation Safety draft documents will appear again in 180 days. Issued in Washington, DC on December 10, 2008. Jennifer Arquilla, Manager, Planning and Program Management Division, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. E8–30070 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Notice of Public Availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact/ Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) Located in Chicago, IL AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Availability of an EA and FONSI/ROD for Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. SUMMARY: The FAA is making available the EA and FONSI/ROD for Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The EA was prepared in accordance VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:51 Dec 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 The FAA is making an EA and FONSI/ROD for the evaluation of environmental impacts associated with the proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements for the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (the Airport), located in Chicago, Illinois. The proposed project consists of developing a consolidated cargo complex that groups multiple cargo warehouses around a shared apron with airfield access, parking/truck docks, and landside access over approximately 122 acres in the Northeast Quadrant/former military area of the existing airfield. The project is proposed to be completed in three phases (Phases 1, 2, and 3). The Proposed Action would consolidate the proposed collateral development parcels identified on the Approved ALP in the Northeast Quadrant and maintain the current alignment of Bessie Coleman Drive (different from the approved ALP) to provide a contiguous area for cargo facility development. The proposed project would not cause significant impacts to any of the environmental resources evaluated in the EA and the FONSI/ROD contains all needed approvals for the action to proceed. Further information is available from the point of contact listed above. These documents will be available for public review during normal business hours at the Chicago Airport District Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018. Please call the point of contact prior to visiting this office. Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois, November 26, 2008. James G. Keefer, Manager, Chicago Airport District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. E8–29828 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at Ellington Field, Houston, TX AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of request to release airport property. SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release of land at the Ellington Field under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 20, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to the following address: Mr. Mike Nicely, Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW–650, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Richard Vacar, Director of Aviation, at the following address: City of Houston, Department of Aviation, 16930 JFK Blvd., Houston, Texas 77032. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ben Guttery, Senior Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW– 650, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650, Telephone: (817) 222–5614, E-mail: ben.guttery@faa.gov, Fax: (817) 222– 5989. The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this same location. The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at Ellington Field under the provisions of the AIR 21. On December 9, 2008, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Ellington Field, submitted by the City, met the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 155. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Houston requests the release of 12.00 acres of non-aeronautical use airport property. The land was part of two General Services Administration deeds of property and a sale to the City in 1984. The funds generated by the release will be used for upgrading, maintenance, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 244 / Thursday, December 18, 2008 / Notices operation and development of the airport. Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA Office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other documents relevant to the application in person at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas, telephone number 713–847–4200. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas on December 9, 2008. Kelvin L. Solco, Manager, Airports Division. [FR Doc. E8–30006 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M • Schedule for next meetings • Action Items • Presentations • Final Review and Comments (FRAC) process 27 January • Final Review and Comments (FRAC) process 28 January • Final Review and Comments (FRAC) process • Begin work on revisions to DO–272, DO–276 and DO–291 • Review new Terms of Reference for application to new work • Determine need for subgroups • Presentations as appropriate 29 January DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 30 January Third Meeting—RTCA Special Committee 217/EUROCAE WG 44— Airport Mapping Databases Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of RTCA Special Committee 217 meeting: Airport Mapping Databases. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 217 meeting: Airport Mapping Databases DATES: The meeting will be held on January 26–30, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Honeywell, 21111 N. 19th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85036–1111, Contact: Allan Hart, Telephone: Office: 602–436– 1098, Cell: 602–317–5414, Fax: 602– 822–7333. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036–5133; telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) 833–9434; Web site http://www.rtca.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 217 meeting. The agenda will include: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 26 January • Opening Plenary (Chairmen’s remarks and introductions) • Review and approve meeting agenda • Review and approval of meeting minutes of previous meeting • Discussion • Schedule for this week VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:51 Dec 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 • Work on revisions to DO–272, DO– 276, and DO–291 • Work on revisions to DO–272, DO– 276, and DO–291 • Plenary Session • Summarize action items • Determine and agree on action plan • Closing Plenary (Meeting Plans and Dates, Other Business) Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 11, 2008. Francisco Estrada C., RTCA Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. E8–30034 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 1st Meeting—Special Committee 222— Inmarsat Aeronautical Mobile Satellite (Route) Services AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of RTCA Special Committee 222 meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 222: Inmarsat Aeronautical Mobile Satellite (Route) Services. PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77101 DATES: The meeting will be held January 15–16, 2009 from: 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. January 15 and 8 a.m. to Noon on January 16. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Cocoa Beach Hilton, Cocoa Beach, FL. (This meeting is held in conjunction with the AEEC Air-Ground Communications Subcommittee meeting.) For hotel information and driving directions see http:// www.aviation-ia.com/events/ AirGroundAnnounce.pdf FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW, Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) 833–9434; Web site http://www.rtca.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 222, Inmarsat Aeronautical Mobile Satellite (Route) Services. The agenda will include: January 15 • Opening Plenary Session (Greetings and Introductions). • RTCA specific information: Presented by Dr. LaBerge. • Overview of activity background. • Background on ICAO/RTCA NGSS process. • Background on MSV Auxiliary Terrestrial Component (ATCt) technology. • Background on DO–210D issues. • Review of Authorizing Document (Terms of Reference) as approved by Program Management Committee on October 2, 2008. • Discussion of and action on committee planning items in Terms of Reference (TOR). • Discussion of technical items as developed in Agenda Item 4. • Technical approach to ATCt assessment: basic methodology, structure, effect on and input to RTCA documents. • Technical approach to Swift Broadband AMS(R)S: basic methodology, structure, documents to be prepared, etc. Discussions continued on Friday, as necessary. January 16 • SC–222 work task organization and working groups, if necessary • Discussion of proprietary issues, if any. RTCA, Inc. has specific policies regarding the inclusion of proprietary technology in an RTCA Standard document. This discussion will provide a preliminary look at whether the E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 244 (Thursday, December 18, 2008)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-30006]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property 
at Ellington Field, Houston, TX

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request to release airport property.

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SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the 
release of land at the Ellington Field under the provisions of Section 
125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st 
Century (AIR 21).

DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 20, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to 
the following address: Mr. Mike Nicely, Manager, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Texas Airports 
Development Office, ASW-650, Fort Worth, Texas 76193-0650.
    In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be 
mailed or delivered to Mr. Richard Vacar, Director of Aviation, at the 
following address: City of Houston, Department of Aviation, 16930 JFK 
Blvd., Houston, Texas 77032.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ben Guttery, Senior Program 
Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Texas Airports Development 
Office, ASW-650, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76193-0650, 
Telephone: (817) 222-5614, E-mail: ben.guttery@faa.gov, Fax: (817) 222-
5989.
    The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this 
same location.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the 
request to release property at Ellington Field under the provisions of 
the AIR 21.
    On December 9, 2008, the FAA determined that the request to release 
property at Ellington Field, submitted by the City, met the procedural 
requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 155.
    The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of 
Houston requests the release of 12.00 acres of non-aeronautical use 
airport property. The land was part of two General Services 
Administration deeds of property and a sale to the City in 1984. The 
funds generated by the release will be used for upgrading, maintenance,

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operation and development of the airport.
    Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA Office 
listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, 
notice and other documents relevant to the application in person at 
Ellington Field in Houston, Texas, telephone number 713-847-4200.

    Issued in Fort Worth, Texas on December 9, 2008.
Kelvin L. Solco,
Manager, Airports Division.
[FR Doc. E8-30006 Filed 12-17-08; 8:45 am]
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