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Philadelphia International Airport Fuel Farm Loading Rack Modifications, Tank Expansion and Replacement Supply Pipeline, Environmental Assessment

Project Information
Sector: Aviation
Project Category: 
DOT Projects
Project Status: 

The City of Philadelphia Division of Aviation (DOA) proposes to expand the storage capacity and add other improvements to the existing fuel farm complex and loading rack facility at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).  The fuel farm is located on the southern tip of the PHL property in Tinicum Township, Delaware County, while the load rack is located about 1,100 feet to the southeast of Terminal D. The improvements include modifying the loading racks, expanding the existing fuel farm and associated site improvements, and replacing the fuel supply pipeline. Upgrades to the existing fuel arm would also be made to accommodate the increase in fuel storage capacity.

Permitting Timeline

Action Agency Target Completion Status
Environmental Assessment (EA)
Determination to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA)
Complete 09/15/2017
Target: 09/15/2017
Release for Public Review
Draft EA or other means of coordinating the development of an EA
Complete 09/15/2017
Target: 09/15/2017
Final EA
Complete 01/01/2018
Draft proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
Issuance of Final EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
Complete 01/01/2018
Target: 11/10/2017
Decision to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
Issuance of Supplemental EA
Issuance of Supplemental FONSI
Federal Aviation Administration 11/10/2017 Complete 01/03/2018
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