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Notice of Availability of
Finding of No Significant Impact and
Environmental Assessment for
Nome Airport Runway Safety Area Improvements
DOT&PF Project No. 61413

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announce the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Nome Airport Runway Safety Area Improvements Project.

The purpose of this project is to improve safety by bringing the Nome Airport into compliance with congressional mandate, Public Law 109-155, requiring airports with Airport Operating Certificates to comply with 14 Federal Aviation Regulation Part 139 design standards, to the extent practicable, for the types of aircraft regularly operating at a facility by December 31, 2015.

This project has been developed in accordance with the following special purpose regulations including Sections 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act; 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act; 7 of the Endangered Species Act, and the Executive Orders 11988 Floodplain Protection; 1990 Wetlands Protection; 12898 Environmental Justice; 11593 Protection and Enhancement of the Cultural Environment; and 13112 Invasive Species.

If you would like to request a paper or electronic copy (CD) of this document, please contact:

R.J. Stumpf, P.E.
Engineering Manager
DOT&PF, 2301 Peger Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709-5316
phone (907) 451-2285
fax (907) 451-5126 (fax)

If you are a person with disability who may need a special modification to review the documents please contact the DOT&PF. To correspond by text telephone (TDD) call (907) 451-2363.