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The Port of Port Angeles held a public information open-house on the first stage of the William R. Fairchild International Airport master plan update on January 21, 2016.
The meeting featured an introductory presentation by the Port’s airport consultant, Reid Middleton, and information on the master plan process, chapter outlines, timeline and requirements.
Draft sections of the first two chapters of the update as well as a slide presentation can be found by clicking on the links below.
The Clallam County community is invited to provide feedback on the process. Citizens can click on “Community Voice” on the left side of this page and select the “Airport Master Plan Feedback” initiative. Or they can click on the public comment link below and email, mail or deliver the completed form to: Airport Manager, Port of Port Angeles, P.O. Box 1350, 338 W. 1st Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
As required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the master plan update will look to the short-term of five years, mid-term of ten years and long-term of twenty years to assess the airport’s operations, safety, development needs and capital facilities requirements.
A study advisory committee, which represents a broad range of airport stakeholders, is working with the consultants on the update. Committee members represent the Federal Aviation Administration, Port of Port Angeles, City of Port Angeles, Airport Fixed Based Operators, Aircraft owners and others.
The William R. Fairchild International Airport provides convenient access to the Olympic Peninsula for multiple aviation uses including privately owned aircraft, corporate jets, commuter-size planes, cargo aircraft and commercial passenger air service. Features include a precision-instrument approach, access via two runways, a terminal facility, transient apron parking, a centralized fuel storage facility and ground support. Positioned for aviation development, the airport is ideal for industrial, commercial and corporate users needing airport access.
Open House Comment Form
Open House Slide Show