Skip to Content

Notice

Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the Franklin-Wilkins Airport, Lexington, TN

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble

AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Request for public comment.

SUMMARY:

The Federal Aviation Administration is requesting public comment on the release of land at the Franklin-Wilkins Airport in the City of Lexington, Tennessee. This property, approximately 200.3 acres, will change to a non-aeronautical use. This action is taken under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before September 15, 2006.

ADDRESSES:

Documents are available for review at the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics, 424 Knapp Blvd, Bldg 4219, Nashville, TN 37217 and the FAA Airports District Office, 2862 Business Park Drive, Building G, Memphis, TN 38118. Written comments on the Sponsor's request must be delivered or mailed to: Mr. Phillip J. Braden, Manager, Memphis Airports District Office, 2862 Business Park Drive, Building G, Memphis, TN 38118.

In addition, a copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Bob Woods, Director, TDOT, Division of Aeronautics, P.O. Box 17326, Nashville, TN 37217.

Start Further Info

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Michael Thompson, Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Memphis Airports District Office, 2862 Business Park Drive, Building G, Memphis, TN 38118. The application may be reviewed in person at this same location, by appointment.

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the request to release property at the Franklin-Wilkins Airport, Lexington, TN. Under the provisions of AIR 21 (49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2)).

On August 8, 2006, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Franklin-Wilkins Airport submitted by the airport owner meets the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no later than September 15, 2006.

The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Lexington, TN, owner of the Franklin-Wilkins Airport, is proposing the closure of the airport and release of approximately 200.3 acres of airport property so the property can be converted to use for a public school, city park, city maintenance area, and cemetery expansion.

Any person may inspect, by appointment, the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

In addition, any person may, upon appointment and request, inspect the request, notice and other documents germane to the request in person at the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics.

Start Signature

Issued in Memphis, TN on August 8, 2006.

Phillip J. Braden,

Manager, Memphis Airports District Office, Southern Region.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 06-6950 Filed 8-15-06; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4910-13-M