Airport Investment Partnership Program, 42977-42978 [2019-17785]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 160 / Monday, August 19, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2019–0369] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Human Space Flight Requirements for Crew and Space Flight Participants Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the Human Space Flight Requirements for Crew and Space Flight Participants collection of information was published on June 12, 2019. The collection involves information demonstrating that a launch or reentry operation involving a human participant will meet the risk criteria and requirements to ensure public safety. The information to be collected is necessary for the FAA to assess crew qualification and training; for operators to inform space flight participants and crew members of the risks associated with launch and reentry activities; for the implementation of waiver of claims; and to ensure environmental control and life support systems and other systems adequately protect public health and safety. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by September 18, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shirley McBride by email at: Shirley.McBride@faa.gov; phone: 202– 267–7470. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Aug 16, 2019 Jkt 247001 Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and, (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0720. Title: Same title as above. Form Numbers: N/A. Type of Review: Renewal. Background: The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the Human Space Flight Requirements for Crew and Space Flight Participants collection of information was published on June 12, 2019 (84 FR 27391). The FAA established requirements for human space flight of crew and space flight participants as required by the Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act of 2004. The information collected is used by the FAA, a licensee or permittee, a space flight participant, or a crew member. The FAA uses the information to ensure that a launch or reentry operation involving a human on board a vehicle will meet the risk criteria and requirements to ensure public safety. Respondents: All commercial space entities that propose to conduct a launch or reentry with flight crew or space flight participants on board must comply with this collection. Frequency: Information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 808 hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 13, 2019. Kelvin B. Coleman, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Commercial Space Transportation. [FR Doc. 2019–17803 Filed 8–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA 2010–1052] Airport Investment Partnership Program Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) DOT. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42977 Notice of receipt of application of Airglades Airport (2IS), Hendry County, Clewiston, Florida: Commencement of 30-Day public review and comment period. ACTION: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received the final application from Hendry County and Airglades Airport, LLC for the participation of Airglades Airport (2IS) in the Airport Investment Partnership Program (formerly the Airport Privatization Pilot Program) and has determined that the final application is substantially complete and accepted for review. The determination that the application is substantially complete results in the commencement of FAA’s review and is not an approval or disapproval of the proposed privatization application. The FAA is seeking information and comments from interested parties on the final application. The FAA will review the application, public comments, and any other relevant additional submission by the applicant or the public, and issue a decision approving or disapproving the application. Title 49 U.S.C. Section 47134 establishes the Airport Investment Partnership Program and authorizes the Department of Transportation to grant exemptions from certain Federal statutory and regulatory requirement for airport privatization projects. The application procedures require the FAA to publish a notice of receipt of the final application in the Federal Register and accept public comment on the final application for a period of 60 days. However, the 60-day notice period is not a statutory or regulatory requirement. The applicants have requested the comment period be reduced to 30 days because they desire to obtain approval, assuming the application is sufficient, by September 30, 2019. Under Section 184 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, approval of an application by this date (and the project meets all other requirements), would permit the agency to issue a letter of intent for Airport Improvement Program grant funds. FAA has agreed to reduce the comment period based on the applicants’ request. DATES: Comments must be received by September 18, 2019. Comments that are received after that date will be considered only to the extent possible. ADDRESSES: You may send written comments by any of the following methods. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 42978 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 160 / Monday, August 19, 2019 / Notices comments electronically. Docket Number: FAA 2010–1052. • Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: Deliver to mail address above between 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: (202) 493–2251. Identify all transmission with ‘‘Docket Number FAA 2010–1052’’ at the beginning of the document. Examining the Application jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES The final application was filed under Docket Number FAA–2010–1052. You may examine the final application on the internet at: http:// www.regulations.gov or on the FAA’s website www.faa.gov or in person at the Docket Operations office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Operations Office (800–647– 5527) is located at the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. The Docket contains the preliminary and final application, the agreements, any comments received and other information. Hendry County and Airglades Airport, LLC have also made copies of the final application available on www.airglades.com and the following location: Hendry County Clerk of Courts, 25 E Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935, Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m., Saturday & Sunday—Closed Clewiston Public Library, 120 W Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440, Monday & Thursday 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Sunday—Closed Barron Library, 461 N Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935, Monday & Thursday 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Sunday— Closed Glades County Public Library, 201 Riverside Drive, Moore Haven, Florida 33471, Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday— Closed FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathryn Cason, Airport Compliance Specialist, Airport Compliance Division, ACO–100, Office of Airport Compliance and Management Analysis, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC 20591. Telephone 202–267–3085. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Aug 16, 2019 Jkt 247001 Title 49 of the U.S. Code Section 47134 authorizes the Secretary of Transportation, and through delegation, the FAA Administrator, to exempt a sponsor of a public use airport that has received Federal assistance, from certain Federal requirements in connection with the privatization of the airport by sale or lease to a private party. Specifically, the Administrator may exempt the sponsor from all or part of the requirements to use airport revenues for airport-related purposes, to pay back a portion of Federal grants upon the sale of an airport, and to return airport property deeded by the Federal Government upon transfer of the airport. The Administrator is also authorized to exempt the private purchaser or lessee from the requirements to use all airport revenues for airport-related purposes, to the extent necessary to permit the purchaser or lessee to earn compensation from the operations of the airport. On September 16, 1997, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice of procedures to be used in applications for exemption under Airport Privatization Pilot Program (Notice of final application procedures for the Airport Privatization Pilot program: Application Procedures, 62 FR 48693– 48708 (September 16, 1997) (Notice) (as modified, 62 FR 63211, Nov. 26, 1997). The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 amended Section 47134 by changing the name to Airport Investment Partnership Program, eliminated limitations on the number of airports that could participate along with several other changes. A request for participation in the Program must be initiated by the filing of either a preliminary or final application for exemption with the Federal Aviation Administration. Hendry County submitted a preliminary application to the Program for Airglades Airport on October 6, 2010, the filing date of the preliminary application. FAA accepted the preliminary application on October 18, 2010. The preliminary application is posted on http://www.regulations.gov in Docket Number FAA 2010–1052 and is available for public review. On August 8, 2019, Hendry County and Airglades Airport, LLC filed their final application. Airglades Airport, LLC plans to build a $461 million cargo complex and related support facilities to handle the transshipment of perishable goods. The project will also include construction of a tower, 10,000-foot runway and related facilities. According to the application, Airglades Airport, LLC has or intends to select AVPORTS to operate the airport under a separate SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agreement and Star America, or a related entity, as an investor/developer to manage and/or finance the airport development project after the acquisition of the Airport from the County. Hendry County requested an exemption under 49 U.S.C. Section 47134(b)(1) to permit the use of revenue from the sale of airport property for nonairport purposes and under 49 U.S.C. Section 47134(b)(2) to forego the repayment of Federal grants; and Airglades Airport. LLC asked for an exemption under 49 U.S.C. Section 47134(b)(3) to permit them to earn compensation from the operation of the airport. As part of its review of the final application, the FAA will consider all comments that are submitted by interested parties during the 30-day comment period for this notice. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 14, 2019. Kevin Willis, Director, Office of Airport Compliance and Management Analysis. [FR Doc. 2019–17785 Filed 8–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2019–0058] Petition for Waiver of Compliance Under part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this provides the public notice that by letter dated July 26, 2019, the New York, Susquehanna & Western Railway Corporation (NYSW) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR 234. 271, Insulated rail joints, bond wires, and track connections. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2019– 0058. Specifically, NYSW requests relief from the requirement that insulated rail joints, bond wires, and track connections be inspected once every three months, for the following highway-rail grade crossings (HGRC) located in Utica, NY: (1) DOT #264337H-milepost (MP) U284.84— Noyes Street; (2) DOT #264329R–MP U285.38—Court Street; and (3) DOT #264328J–MP U2865.54—Columbia Street. The affected HRGCs are located on a portion of rail line within the NYSW’s Utica Yard Limits. Train movements are made on verbal permission of the Train Dispatcher. E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 160 (Monday, August 19, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42977-42978]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-17785]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA 2010-1052]


Airport Investment Partnership Program

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) DOT.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of application of Airglades Airport (2IS), 
Hendry County, Clewiston, Florida: Commencement of 30-Day public review 
and comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received the final 
application from Hendry County and Airglades Airport, LLC for the 
participation of Airglades Airport (2IS) in the Airport Investment 
Partnership Program (formerly the Airport Privatization Pilot Program) 
and has determined that the final application is substantially complete 
and accepted for review. The determination that the application is 
substantially complete results in the commencement of FAA's review and 
is not an approval or disapproval of the proposed privatization 
application.
    The FAA is seeking information and comments from interested parties 
on the final application. The FAA will review the application, public 
comments, and any other relevant additional submission by the applicant 
or the public, and issue a decision approving or disapproving the 
application.
    Title 49 U.S.C. Section 47134 establishes the Airport Investment 
Partnership Program and authorizes the Department of Transportation to 
grant exemptions from certain Federal statutory and regulatory 
requirement for airport privatization projects. The application 
procedures require the FAA to publish a notice of receipt of the final 
application in the Federal Register and accept public comment on the 
final application for a period of 60 days. However, the 60-day notice 
period is not a statutory or regulatory requirement. The applicants 
have requested the comment period be reduced to 30 days because they 
desire to obtain approval, assuming the application is sufficient, by 
September 30, 2019. Under Section 184 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 
2018, approval of an application by this date (and the project meets 
all other requirements), would permit the agency to issue a letter of 
intent for Airport Improvement Program grant funds. FAA has agreed to 
reduce the comment period based on the applicants' request.

DATES: Comments must be received by September 18, 2019. Comments that 
are received after that date will be considered only to the extent 
possible.

ADDRESSES: You may send written comments by any of the following 
methods.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your

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comments electronically. Docket Number: FAA 2010-1052.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: Deliver to mail address above between 9:00 
a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Fax: (202) 493-2251.
    Identify all transmission with ``Docket Number FAA 2010-1052'' at 
the beginning of the document.

Examining the Application

    The final application was filed under Docket Number FAA-2010-1052. 
You may examine the final application on the internet at: http://www.regulations.gov or on the FAA's website www.faa.gov or in person at 
the Docket Operations office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Operations 
Office (800-647-5527) is located at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001. The Docket contains the 
preliminary and final application, the agreements, any comments 
received and other information. Hendry County and Airglades Airport, 
LLC have also made copies of the final application available on 
www.airglades.com and the following location:

Hendry County Clerk of Courts, 25 E Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 
33935, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Saturday & Sunday--Closed
Clewiston Public Library, 120 W Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 
33440, Monday & Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9 
a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday--Closed
Barron Library, 461 N Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935, Monday & 
Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 
Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday--Closed
Glades County Public Library, 201 Riverside Drive, Moore Haven, Florida 
33471, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday--Closed

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathryn Cason, Airport Compliance 
Specialist, Airport Compliance Division, ACO-100, Office of Airport 
Compliance and Management Analysis, Federal Aviation Administration, 
800 Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC 20591. Telephone 202-267-3085.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title 49 of the U.S. Code Section 47134 
authorizes the Secretary of Transportation, and through delegation, the 
FAA Administrator, to exempt a sponsor of a public use airport that has 
received Federal assistance, from certain Federal requirements in 
connection with the privatization of the airport by sale or lease to a 
private party. Specifically, the Administrator may exempt the sponsor 
from all or part of the requirements to use airport revenues for 
airport-related purposes, to pay back a portion of Federal grants upon 
the sale of an airport, and to return airport property deeded by the 
Federal Government upon transfer of the airport. The Administrator is 
also authorized to exempt the private purchaser or lessee from the 
requirements to use all airport revenues for airport-related purposes, 
to the extent necessary to permit the purchaser or lessee to earn 
compensation from the operations of the airport.
    On September 16, 1997, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a 
notice of procedures to be used in applications for exemption under 
Airport Privatization Pilot Program (Notice of final application 
procedures for the Airport Privatization Pilot program: Application 
Procedures, 62 FR 48693-48708 (September 16, 1997) (Notice) (as 
modified, 62 FR 63211, Nov. 26, 1997). The FAA Reauthorization Act of 
2018 amended Section 47134 by changing the name to Airport Investment 
Partnership Program, eliminated limitations on the number of airports 
that could participate along with several other changes. A request for 
participation in the Program must be initiated by the filing of either 
a preliminary or final application for exemption with the Federal 
Aviation Administration.
    Hendry County submitted a preliminary application to the Program 
for Airglades Airport on October 6, 2010, the filing date of the 
preliminary application. FAA accepted the preliminary application on 
October 18, 2010. The preliminary application is posted on http://www.regulations.gov in Docket Number FAA 2010-1052 and is available for 
public review.
    On August 8, 2019, Hendry County and Airglades Airport, LLC filed 
their final application. Airglades Airport, LLC plans to build a $461 
million cargo complex and related support facilities to handle the 
transshipment of perishable goods. The project will also include 
construction of a tower, 10,000-foot runway and related facilities. 
According to the application, Airglades Airport, LLC has or intends to 
select AVPORTS to operate the airport under a separate agreement and 
Star America, or a related entity, as an investor/developer to manage 
and/or finance the airport development project after the acquisition of 
the Airport from the County.
    Hendry County requested an exemption under 49 U.S.C. Section 
47134(b)(1) to permit the use of revenue from the sale of airport 
property for non-airport purposes and under 49 U.S.C. Section 
47134(b)(2) to forego the repayment of Federal grants; and Airglades 
Airport. LLC asked for an exemption under 49 U.S.C. Section 47134(b)(3) 
to permit them to earn compensation from the operation of the airport.
    As part of its review of the final application, the FAA will 
consider all comments that are submitted by interested parties during 
the 30-day comment period for this notice.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 14, 2019.
Kevin Willis,
Director, Office of Airport Compliance and Management Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2019-17785 Filed 8-16-19; 8:45 am]
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