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Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge Airport, Sevierville, TN

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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 Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge Airport in the city of Sevierville, Tennessee. This property, approximately .5 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 June 1, 2009.

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.

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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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the request to release property at the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge Airport, Sevierville, TN. Under the provisions of AIR 21 (49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2)).

On April 08, 2009, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge Airport submitted by TDOT, Division of Aeronautics, meets the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no later than June 1, 2009.

The following is a brief overview of the request:

The County of Sevier, owner of the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge Airport, are proposing the release of approximately .5 acres of airport property so the property can be used to accommodate the construction of a new Fire Department building.

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.

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Issued in Memphis, TN, on April 23, 2009.

Tommy L Dupree,

Acting Manager, Memphis Airports District Office, Southern Region.

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[FR Doc. E9-9985 Filed 4-29-09; 8:45 am]

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