Approval of Noise Compatibility Program for Akron-Canton Airport, North Canton, Ohio, 32438-32439 [2017-14637]

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On July 22, 2016, the FAA determined that the noise exposure maps submitted by Akron-Canton Airport Authority were in compliance with applicable requirements. On January 13, 2017 the FAA approved the Akron-Canton Airport noise compatibility program. All of the recommendations of the program were approved. No program elements relating to new or revised flight procedures for noise abatement were proposed by the airport operator. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of the FAA’s approval of the Noise Compatibility Program for AkronCanton Airport is January 13, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Katherine Delaney, Community Planner, DET ADO 604, Federal Aviation Administration, Detroit Airports District Office, 11677 Wayne Road, Suite 107, Romulus, MI 48174. Telephone number: (734) 229–2900. Documents reflecting this FAA action may be reviewed at this same location. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice announces that the FAA has given its overall approval to the Noise Compatibility Program for AkronCanton Airport, effective January 13, 2017. Under section 47504 of the Act, an airport operator who has previously submitted a Noise Exposure Map may submit to the FAA a Noise Compatibility Program which sets forth the measures taken or proposed by the airport operator for the reduction of existing non-compatible land uses and prevention of additional non-compatible land uses within the area covered by the Noise Exposure Maps. The Act requires such programs to be developed in consultation with interested and affected parties including local communities, government agencies, airport users, and FAA personnel. Each airport noise compatibility program developed in accordance with Part 150 is a local program, not a Federal program. The FAA does not substitute its judgment for that of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 airport proprietor with respect to which measures should be recommended for action. The FAA’s approval or disapproval of Part 150 program recommendations is measured according to the standards expressed in Part 150 and the Act and is limited to the following determinations: a. The Noise Compatibility Program was developed in accordance with the provisions and procedures of Part 150; b. Program measures are reasonably consistent with achieving the goals of reducing existing non-compatible land uses around the airport and preventing the introduction of additional noncompatible land uses; c. Program measures would not create an undue burden on interstate or foreign commerce, unjustly discriminate against types or classes of aeronautical uses, violate the terms of airport grant agreements, or intrude into areas preempted by the Federal Government; and d. Program measures relating to the use of flight procedures can be implemented within the period covered by the program without derogating safety, adversely affecting the efficient use and management of the navigable airspace and air traffic control systems, or adversely affecting other powers and responsibilities of the Administrator prescribed by law. Specific limitations with respect to FAA’s approval of an airport noise compatibility program are delineated in Part 150, section 150.5. Approval is not a determination concerning the acceptability of land uses under Federal, state, or local law. Approval does not by itself constitute an FAA implementing action. A request for Federal action or approval to implement specific noise compatibility measures may be required. Prior to an FAA decision on a request to implement the action, an environmental review of the proposed action may be required. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in the implementation of the program nor a determination that all measures covered by the program are eligible for grant-inaid funding from the FAA under applicable law contained in Title 49 U.S.C. Where federal funding is sought, requests for project grants must be submitted to the FAA Detroit Airports District Office in Romulus, MI. The Akron-Canton Airport study contains a proposed noise compatibility program comprised of actions designed for phased implementation by airport management and adjacent jurisdictions from 2016 to the year 2019 (or beyond). It was requested that the FAA evaluate and approve this material as a Noise E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 133 / Thursday, July 13, 2017 / Notices Compatibility Program as described in section 47504 of the Act. The FAA began its review of the program on July 22, 2016 and was required by a provision of the Act to approve or disapprove the program within 180 days (other than the use of new or modified flight procedures for noise control). Failure to approve or disapprove such program within the 180-day period shall be deemed to be an approval of such program. The submitted program contained twenty-six proposed actions for noise abatement, noise mitigation, land use planning, and program management on and off the airport. The FAA completed its review and determined that the procedural and substantive requirements of the Act and Part 150 have been satisfied. The overall program was approved by the FAA, effective January 13, 2017. Outright approval was granted for thirteen specific program measures. Thirteen measures were either identified as completed, no longer applicable, or to be discontinued. These determinations are set forth in detail in a Record of Approval signed by the Great Lakes Region Airports Division Director on January 13, 2017. The Record of Approval, as well as other evaluation materials and the documents comprising the submittal, are available for review at the FAA office listed above and at the administrative offices of the AkronCanton Airport Authority, 5400 Lauby Road, North Canton, OH 44720. The Record of Approval also will be available on-line at: http://www.faa.gov/ airports_airtraffic/airports/ environmental/airport_noise/part_150/ states/. Issued in Romulus, MI, on June 23, 2017. John L. Mayfield, Jr., Manager, Detroit Airports District Office. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 133 (Thursday, July 13, 2017)]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-14637]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Approval of Noise Compatibility Program for Akron-Canton Airport, 
North Canton, Ohio

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its 
findings on the noise compatibility program submitted by Akron-Canton 
Airport. On July 22, 2016, the FAA determined that the noise exposure 
maps submitted by Akron-Canton Airport Authority were in compliance 
with applicable requirements. On January 13, 2017 the FAA approved the 
Akron-Canton Airport noise compatibility program. All of the 
recommendations of the program were approved. No program elements 
relating to new or revised flight procedures for noise abatement were 
proposed by the airport operator.

DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of the FAA's approval of the 
Noise Compatibility Program for Akron-Canton Airport is January 13, 
2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Katherine Delaney, Community 
Planner, DET ADO 604, Federal Aviation Administration, Detroit Airports 
District Office, 11677 Wayne Road, Suite 107, Romulus, MI 48174. 
Telephone number: (734) 229-2900. Documents reflecting this FAA action 
may be reviewed at this same location.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice announces that the FAA has given 
its overall approval to the Noise Compatibility Program for Akron-
Canton Airport, effective January 13, 2017.
    Under section 47504 of the Act, an airport operator who has 
previously submitted a Noise Exposure Map may submit to the FAA a Noise 
Compatibility Program which sets forth the measures taken or proposed 
by the airport operator for the reduction of existing non-compatible 
land uses and prevention of additional non-compatible land uses within 
the area covered by the Noise Exposure Maps. The Act requires such 
programs to be developed in consultation with interested and affected 
parties including local communities, government agencies, airport 
users, and FAA personnel.
    Each airport noise compatibility program developed in accordance 
with Part 150 is a local program, not a Federal program. The FAA does 
not substitute its judgment for that of the airport proprietor with 
respect to which measures should be recommended for action. The FAA's 
approval or disapproval of Part 150 program recommendations is measured 
according to the standards expressed in Part 150 and the Act and is 
limited to the following determinations:
    a. The Noise Compatibility Program was developed in accordance with 
the provisions and procedures of Part 150;
    b. Program measures are reasonably consistent with achieving the 
goals of reducing existing non-compatible land uses around the airport 
and preventing the introduction of additional non-compatible land uses;
    c. Program measures would not create an undue burden on interstate 
or foreign commerce, unjustly discriminate against types or classes of 
aeronautical uses, violate the terms of airport grant agreements, or 
intrude into areas preempted by the Federal Government; and
    d. Program measures relating to the use of flight procedures can be 
implemented within the period covered by the program without derogating 
safety, adversely affecting the efficient use and management of the 
navigable airspace and air traffic control systems, or adversely 
affecting other powers and responsibilities of the Administrator 
prescribed by law.
    Specific limitations with respect to FAA's approval of an airport 
noise compatibility program are delineated in Part 150, section 150.5. 
Approval is not a determination concerning the acceptability of land 
uses under Federal, state, or local law. Approval does not by itself 
constitute an FAA implementing action. A request for Federal action or 
approval to implement specific noise compatibility measures may be 
required. Prior to an FAA decision on a request to implement the 
action, an environmental review of the proposed action may be required. 
Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially 
assist in the implementation of the program nor a determination that 
all measures covered by the program are eligible for grant-in-aid 
funding from the FAA under applicable law contained in Title 49 U.S.C. 
Where federal funding is sought, requests for project grants must be 
submitted to the FAA Detroit Airports District Office in Romulus, MI.
    The Akron-Canton Airport study contains a proposed noise 
compatibility program comprised of actions designed for phased 
implementation by airport management and adjacent jurisdictions from 
2016 to the year 2019 (or beyond). It was requested that the FAA 
evaluate and approve this material as a Noise

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Compatibility Program as described in section 47504 of the Act. The FAA 
began its review of the program on July 22, 2016 and was required by a 
provision of the Act to approve or disapprove the program within 180 
days (other than the use of new or modified flight procedures for noise 
control). Failure to approve or disapprove such program within the 180-
day period shall be deemed to be an approval of such program.
    The submitted program contained twenty-six proposed actions for 
noise abatement, noise mitigation, land use planning, and program 
management on and off the airport. The FAA completed its review and 
determined that the procedural and substantive requirements of the Act 
and Part 150 have been satisfied. The overall program was approved by 
the FAA, effective January 13, 2017.
    Outright approval was granted for thirteen specific program 
measures. Thirteen measures were either identified as completed, no 
longer applicable, or to be discontinued.
    These determinations are set forth in detail in a Record of 
Approval signed by the Great Lakes Region Airports Division Director on 
January 13, 2017. The Record of Approval, as well as other evaluation 
materials and the documents comprising the submittal, are available for 
review at the FAA office listed above and at the administrative offices 
of the Akron-Canton Airport Authority, 5400 Lauby Road, North Canton, 
OH 44720. The Record of Approval also will be available on-line at: 
http://www.faa.gov/airports_airtraffic/airports/environmental/airport_noise/part_150/states/.

    Issued in Romulus, MI, on June 23, 2017.
John L. Mayfield, Jr.,
Manager, Detroit Airports District Office.
[FR Doc. 2017-14637 Filed 7-12-17; 8:45 am]
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