Airport Improvements EA Approved by FAA: FONSI Available for Public Review

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the final Environmental Assessment for the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport for runway and terminal improvement projects. The FAA made a "Finding of No Significant Impact" (FONSI) to the environment for the proposed redevelopment of airport facilities. The public is invited to comment on the FONSI Record of Decision document through August 31, 2018. 

Please, direct written comments to Ms. Kandice Krull, Federal Aviation Administration, Denver Airports District Office, 26805 E 68th Ave, Suite 224, Denver, CO, 80249-6361.

Hard copies of the full EA document and FONSI can be found at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Administrative offices at the airport - 0233 Airport Road, Aspen,  at the Pitkin County Library - 120 N. Mill St., Aspen, and at the Pitkin County Administration and Sheriff's Office - 530 E. Main St., Aspen. 

The full final Environmental Assessment and FONSI document may be viewed by CLICKING HERE. 

Public comments may be written and mailed to:

Ms. Kandice Krull, Federal Aviation Administration,

Denver Airports District Office, 26805 E 68th Ave, Suite 224, 

Denver, CO, 80249-6361

What's Next: 

Should the final EA be approved by the FAA after the 30 day comment period, the airport would begin the design phase, with community input, for runway widening and reconfiguration. After that and after FAA  and other funding sources are secured, the airport would begin the design phase, with community input, for a new terminal building and ancillary facilities at the airport. 

History:

To review the Master Planning effort, studies and documents leading up to this FAA Environmental Assessment FONSI please visit www.aspenairportplanning.com 

For more information call Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Administration at 970-920-5380.