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Notice of Intent To Rule on Application To Impose and Use the Revenue From a Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport, Brownsville, TX

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of intent to rule on application.

SUMMARY:

The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the application to impose and use the revenue from a PFC at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 158).

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before December 2, 2002.

ADDRESSES:

Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered in triplicate copies to the FAA at the following address: Mr. G. Thomas Wade, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Planning and Programming Branch, ASW-611, Fort Worth, Texas 76193—0610.

In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Larry Brown, Acting Manager of Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport at the following address: Mr. Larry Brown, Acting Manager, Brownsville/South Padre International Airport, 700 S. Minnesota Avenue, Brownsville, TX 78521.

Air carriers and foreign air carriers may submit copies of the written comments previously provided to the Airport under section 158.23 of part 158.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. G. Thomas Wade, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Planning and Programming Branch, ASW-611, Fort Worth, Texas 76193-0610, (817) 222-5613.

The application may be reviewed in person at this same location.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the application to impose and use the revenue from a PFC at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 158).

On October 25, 2002, the FAA determined that the application to impose and use the revenue from a PFC submitted by the Airport was substantially complete within the requirements of § 158.25 of part 158. The FAA will approve or disapprove the application, in whole or in part, no later than February 20, 2003.

The following is a brief overview of the application.

Level of the proposed PFC: $4.50.

Proposed charge effective date: May 1, 2003.

Proposed charge expiration date: June 1, 2008.

Total estimated PFC revenue: $1,421,192.

PFC application number: 03-02-C-BRO.

Brief description of proposed project(s):

Projects To Impose and Use PFC's

1. Acquire and Install Two Loading Bridges and an Aircraft Loading Walkway

2. Construct ARFF Facility and Acquire Two ARFF Vehicles

3. Acquire Security Access Control System with Finger Print Equipment

4. Conduct Planning Studies

5. Reconstruct Taxiway H

6. Reconstruct and Expand Terminal Apron

7. Rehabilitate Taxiways B, D and E Edge Lighting

8. Expand Cargo Apron

9. Seal Coat Taxiways B, D, E, E-1 and G

10. Drainage Improvements

11. Acquire Land

12. PFC Application and Administrative Fees

Proposed class or classes of air carriers to be exempted from collecting PFC's: None.

Any person may inspect the application in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT and at the FAA regional Airports office located at: Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Planning and Programming Branch, ASW-610, 2601 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76137-4298.

In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other documents germane to the application in person at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport.

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Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on October 25, 2002.

William J. Flanagan,

Acting Manager, Airports Division.

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[FR Doc. 02-27846 Filed 10-31-02; 8:45 am]

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