Notice of Availability
Draft Environmental Assessment
Aurora State Airport Obstruction Removal and North Run-up Apron Improvement
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 North Run-up Apron Improvement Projects at the Aurora State Airport in Aurora, Marion 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 airport and the north run-up apron improvement project. The project purpose would be accomplished through tree removal and expanding apron improvements.
The Draft EA will be available for public review and comment beginning on July 6, 2020 Draft EA copies may be viewed/ made available in electronic format at the following locations:
Through the ODA website or ODA Facebook page: Click the hyperlinks to view or download the Draft Report and Appendices (larger download 36mb).
The PlanWell Enterprise public plan room website athttps://order.e-arc.com/arcEOC/x_project.asp?de=59BDB763-D127-480B-A7D7-3F5D38E36391
To request a hard copy of the Draft EA, please visit the PlanWell Enterprise public plan room athttps://order.e-arc.com/arcEOC/x_project.asp?de=59BDB763-D127-480B-A7D7-3F5D38E36391
To request to view the Draft EA in person, call Oregon Department of Aviation, Monday –Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm, at (503) 378-4880, or email ODA at ODAappt@aviation.state.or.us to set-up an appointment.
Public Comment Period
Public comment on this document is invited for a 30-day period extending from July 6, 2020, through August 5, 2020. The purpose of the Public Comment period is to allow comments on the adequacy of the Draft EA for the proposed obstruction removal and apron improvements at the Aurora State Airport.
A public hearing may be requested in response to this notice. Please include your address, phone number, email address, or other identifying information.
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
All comments submitted by e-mail must be received by 5:00 pm on August 5, 2020. All mailed comments must be postmarked by August 5, 2020. 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.