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Bloomfield Municipal Airport Land Acquisition, Pond Removal, and Construction of a Parallel Taxiway, Environmental Assessment

Project Information
Sector: Aviation
Project Category: 
DOT Projects
Project Status: 
Complete
Total Estimated Project Cost: 
$653,000
Description: 

An Environmental Assessment (EA) is being prepared for proposed development at the Bloomfield Municipal Airport subject to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the lead federal agency for the NEPA document.  

The proposed project at the airport includes the following:
• Land Acquisition (25 acres in fee, 14 acres in easement) for Runway 18/36 approach and departure protection
• Drain and fill ponds on existing airport property to eliminate hazardous wildlife attractants 
• Construct approximately 12,500 linear feet of fencing to delineate and prevent intrusion onto airport property

Permitting Timeline

Action Agency Target Completion Status
Environmental Assessment (EA)
Milestones:
Determination to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA)
Release for Public Review
Draft EA or other means of coordinating the development of an EA
In Progress
Target: 06/30/2017
Final EA
Planned
Target: 07/31/2017
Draft proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
Issuance of Final EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
Planned
Target: 07/31/2017
Decision to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
Issuance of Supplemental EA
Issuance of Supplemental FONSI
Federal Aviation Administration 09/30/2017 In Progress
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