The Oregon Department of Aviation (ODA) is in the process of gathering information on the compatibility of the Federal Aviation Administration approved 2012 Aurora State Airport Master Plan Update with applicable land use plans and statewide planning goals. The Department will prepare findings of compatibility and present the Master Plan and these findings to the Oregon Aviation Board on October 31, 2019, for adoption. This meeting will be held in Sunriver.
To provide opportunity for public input on this, the Department will hold a public meeting on September 24, 2019, from 3-5pm at the Salem Airport – Terminal Building: 2990 25th St SE, Salem, OR 97302. The Department will only consider comments on the issue of compatibility with applicable land use plans and statewide land use goals. Each person, who wishes to speak, will be limited to 2 minutes. The Department strongly encourages that comments also be submitted in writing.
All members of the public, Department of Land Conservation and Development, affected metropolitan planning organizations, cities, counties, state and federal agencies, special districts and other interested parties in the development or amendment of the Master Plan are invited to participate.
Copies of the 2012 Aurora State Airport Master Plan Update are available for public review at the Oregon Department of Aviation, 3040 25th St SE, Salem OR 97302; North Marion Community Library, 21553 Liberty St NE, Aurora, OR 97002; online at the Department’s website: www.oregon.gov/aviation/Airports/Pages/AIRPORTS/UAO.aspx.
Aviation Board Meeting
The Aviation Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing and consider adoption of the Master Plan at the October 31, 2019 Oregon Aviation Board meeting to be held at the Sunriver Resort – Abbot Room, 17600 Center Drive, Sunriver, OR 97707. The meeting is scheduled to start at 10 am. Last day for public comments will be: October 4, 2019. Comments received after this date may be considered and will be given to the Board prior to the meeting as part of the public record. Please submit 15 copies if comments are submitted in person on the date of the hearing.
Written comments can be emailed to the Department prior to the October 4, 2019 deadline. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or via USPS: Oregon Dept. of Aviation, ATTN: Aurora Master Plan, 3040 25th St SE, Salem, OR 97302
For additional information, please see Department Website:
503-378-4880 – phone
503-373-1688 – fax
Accessible Meeting Information
This meeting location is accessible. Special accommodations are available upon advance request. Please contact Mary Buell at 503-378-2217 or Mary.Buell@aviation.state.or.us at least 48 hours prior to the event to discuss specific needs.