Proposed Modification of the Chicago, IL, Class B Airspace Area; Public Meetings, 77867 [E8-30152]

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Wells, Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Transportation, Designated Federal Official. [FR Doc. E8–30161 Filed 12–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Proposed Modification of the Chicago, IL, Class B Airspace Area; Public Meetings AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meetings. SUMMARY: This notice announces two fact-finding informal airspace meetings, in addition to three meetings held previously (73 FR 44311), to solicit VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:29 Dec 18, 2008 Jkt 217001 information from airspace users and others concerning a proposal to revise the Class B airspace area at Chicago, IL. The purpose of these meetings is to ensure all interested parties were provided an opportunity to present views, recommendations, and comments on the proposal. All comments received during these meetings will be considered prior to any revision or issuance of a notice of proposed rulemaking. Times and Dates: The informal airspace meetings will be held on Monday, February 23, 2009, at 1 p.m., and Thursday, February 26, 2009, at 5 p.m. Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2009. ADDRESSES: (1) The meeting on Monday, February 23, 2009, will be held at Lewis University, Harold E. White Aviation Center, 1 University Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446. (2) The meeting on Thursday, February 26, 2009, will be held at DuPage Flight Center, Chicago DuPage Airport, 2700 International Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185. Comments: Send comments on the proposal to: Don Smith, Manager, Operations Support Group, Air Traffic Organization Central Service Center, Federal Aviation Administration, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas, 76137, or by fax to (817) 222–5547. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Hulsey, FAA ChicagoTRACON, 1100 Bowes Road, Elgin, IL 60123; Telephone (847) 608–5524. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Procedures (a) The meetings will be informal in nature and will be conducted by one or more representatives of the FAA Central Service Center. A representative from the FAA will present a briefing on the planned modification to the Class B airspace at Chicago, IL. Each participant will be given an opportunity to deliver comments or make a presentation, although a time limit may be imposed. Only comments concerning the plan to modify the Class B airspace area at Chicago, IL, will be accepted. (b) The meetings will be open to all persons on a space-available basis. There will be no admission fee or other charge to attend and participate. (c) Any person wishing to make a presentation to the FAA panel will be asked to sign in and estimate the amount of time needed for such presentation. This will permit the panel to allocate an appropriate amount of time for each presenter. These meetings will not be adjourned until everyone on the list has had an opportunity to address the panel. PO 00000 Frm 00277 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77867 (d) Position papers or other handout material relating to the substance of these meetings will be accepted. Participants wishing to submit handout material should present an original and two copies (3 copies total) to the presiding officer. There should be additional copies of each handout available for other attendees. (e) These meetings will not be formally recorded. Agenda for the Meetings —Sign-in. —Presentation of Meeting Procedures. —FAA explanation of the planned Class B modifications. —Solicitation of Public Comments. —Closing Comments. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– 1963 Comp., p. 389. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 12, 2008. Edith V. Parish, Manager, Airspace and Rules Group. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 245 (Friday, December 19, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-30152]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Proposed Modification of the Chicago, IL, Class B Airspace Area; 
Public Meetings

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces two fact-finding informal airspace 
meetings, in addition to three meetings held previously (73 FR 44311), 
to solicit information from airspace users and others concerning a 
proposal to revise the Class B airspace area at Chicago, IL. The 
purpose of these meetings is to ensure all interested parties were 
provided an opportunity to present views, recommendations, and comments 
on the proposal. All comments received during these meetings will be 
considered prior to any revision or issuance of a notice of proposed 
rulemaking.
    Times and Dates: The informal airspace meetings will be held on 
Monday, February 23, 2009, at 1 p.m., and Thursday, February 26, 2009, 
at 5 p.m. Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2009.

ADDRESSES: (1) The meeting on Monday, February 23, 2009, will be held 
at Lewis University, Harold E. White Aviation Center, 1 University 
Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446. (2) The meeting on Thursday, February 
26, 2009, will be held at DuPage Flight Center, Chicago DuPage Airport, 
2700 International Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185.
    Comments: Send comments on the proposal to: Don Smith, Manager, 
Operations Support Group, Air Traffic Organization Central Service 
Center, Federal Aviation Administration, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort 
Worth, Texas, 76137, or by fax to (817) 222-5547.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Hulsey, FAA ChicagoTRACON, 1100 
Bowes Road, Elgin, IL 60123; Telephone (847) 608-5524.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Meeting Procedures

    (a) The meetings will be informal in nature and will be conducted 
by one or more representatives of the FAA Central Service Center. A 
representative from the FAA will present a briefing on the planned 
modification to the Class B airspace at Chicago, IL. Each participant 
will be given an opportunity to deliver comments or make a 
presentation, although a time limit may be imposed. Only comments 
concerning the plan to modify the Class B airspace area at Chicago, IL, 
will be accepted.
    (b) The meetings will be open to all persons on a space-available 
basis. There will be no admission fee or other charge to attend and 
participate.
    (c) Any person wishing to make a presentation to the FAA panel will 
be asked to sign in and estimate the amount of time needed for such 
presentation. This will permit the panel to allocate an appropriate 
amount of time for each presenter. These meetings will not be adjourned 
until everyone on the list has had an opportunity to address the panel.
    (d) Position papers or other handout material relating to the 
substance of these meetings will be accepted. Participants wishing to 
submit handout material should present an original and two copies (3 
copies total) to the presiding officer. There should be additional 
copies of each handout available for other attendees.
    (e) These meetings will not be formally recorded.

Agenda for the Meetings

--Sign-in.
--Presentation of Meeting Procedures.
--FAA explanation of the planned Class B modifications.
--Solicitation of Public Comments.
--Closing Comments.

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 
FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 12, 2008.
Edith V. Parish,
Manager, Airspace and Rules Group.
 [FR Doc. E8-30152 Filed 12-18-08; 8:45 am]
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