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03/26/2018

Notice of Avaliability of an Environmental Assessment & Request for Public Hearing

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF A DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND
OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING FOR A SOUTH EAST DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Augusta Regional Airport
Augusta, Georgia

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are notified of the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment document evaluating the potential effects of the following proposed improvements:

. Rehabilitation of Taxiway E (parallel to the north side of Runway 8/26)
. Rehabilitation of Runway 8/26
. Extension of east side taxiway apron
. Expansion of the existing aircraft parking apron
. Demolition of the existing Airport maintenance facility
. Construction of a new Airport maintenance facility
. Demolition of the existing fuel farm and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) station
. Construction of a new fuel farm and ARFF station
. Reuse of the existing general aviation hanger
. Construction of a new hangar
. Construction of a new electrical vault
. Construction of an on-airport access road

The document is available online at www.flyags.com or available for examination during regular business hours until May 3, 2018 at the following location:

Augusta Regional Airport, 1501 Aviation Way, Augusta, GA 30906 (administration office, second floor)

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are further advised of an opportunity for a public hearing - if requested. If substantial requests for a public hearing are received, the airport will schedule and hold a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Assessment. The purpose of the public hearing would be to consider the social, economic and environmental effects of the proposed improvements and whether the improvements are in the public interest and consistent with the goals and objectives of area planning. Requests for a public hearing must be received by May 3, 2018 at the address listed below.

Citizens are also encouraged to submit general comments or concerns by mail or email. Comments submitted in this manner must be received by May 3, 2018, to be included in official project record. Send comments to:

Ms. Diane Johnston, Marketing Director
Augusta Regional Airport
1501 Aviation Way
Augusta, GA 30906
Phone: (706) 796-4002
Email: djohnston@augustaga.gov

It should be noted, before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment "including your personal identifying information "may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

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