Draft Environmental Assessment Available
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Oregon Department of Aviation (ODA) announce the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the proposed Obstruction Removal and Taxilanes Improvements Projects at the Chiloquin State Airport in Chiloquin, Klamath County, Oregon, for public review and comment. The Draft EA examines the potential environmental impacts of the proposed action to remove obstructions in the runway approach zone to ensure compliance with current FAA safety and operational standards for airports and the rehabilitation of the east side taxilanes. The project purpose would be accomplished through tree removal, landscaping, and taxilane pavement rehabilitation.
The Draft EA will be available for public review and comment beginning on March 27, 2019. Draft EA copies may be viewed during regular business hours at the following locations:
|Oregon Department of Aviation
3040 25th St. SE
Salem, Oregon 97302
|Seattle Airports District Office – Federal|
2200 S. 216th Street
Des Moines, WA 98198
The Draft EQ is also available in electronic format below:
Notice of Availability
Environmental Assessment (EA) of Chiloquin State Airport
Public Comment Period
Public comment on this document is invited for a 30-day period extending from March 27, 2019, through April 26, 2019. The purpose of the Public Comment period is to allow comments on the adequacy of the Draft EA for the proposed Obstruction Removal and Taxilanes Improvements Project at the Chiloquin State Airport. To provide written comments on the Draft EA or request a public hearing, please contact:
Environmental Protection Specialist
F.A.A. – Northwest Mountain Region
Seattle Airports District Office
2200 S. 216th Street, Des Moines, WA. 98198
Planning & Projects Manager
Oregon Department of Aviation
3040 25th Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97302-1125
All comments on the Draft EA must be received by the FAA or ODA no later than 5:00 pm on April 26, 2019, to be considered. Please be advised that your entire comment, including such personal identifying information as address, phone number, and e-mail address, may be publically available at any time.
While you can ask in your comment to withhold from public review any personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.