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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: High Density Traffic Airports; Slot Allocation and Transfer Methods

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. This information collection is used to allocate slots and maintain accurate records of slot transfers at High Density Traffic Airports. The information is provided by air carriers and commuter operators, or other persons holding a slot at High Density Airports.

DATES:

Written comments should be submitted by October 26, 2010.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Carla Scott on (202) 267-9895, or by e-mail at: Carla.Scott@faa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control Number: 2120-0524.

Title: High Density Traffic Airports; Slot Allocation and Transfer Methods.

Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this information collection.

Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.

Background: The information is reported to the FAA by air carriers and commuter operators or other persons holding a slot at high density airports. Generally, the information collection requirements involve the air carriers or commuter operators notifying the FAA of their current and planned activities regarding use of the arrival and departure slots at high density airports. The air carriers or commuter operators must notify the FAA of: (1) Requests for confirmation of transferred slots; (2) slots required to be returned or slots voluntarily returned; (3) requests to be included in a lottery for available slots; (4) usage of slots on a bi-monthly basis; and (5) requests for short-term use of off-peak hour slots. The information is used to allocate and withdraw takeoff and landing slots at high density airports, and confirms transfers of slots made among the operators.

Respondents: Approximately 14 air carriers and commuter operators.Start Printed Page 52803

Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: 34 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 771 hours.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Carla Scott, Room 712, Federal Aviation Administration, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200, 800 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20591.

Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 23, 2010.

Carla Scott,

FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.

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[FR Doc. 2010-21443 Filed 8-26-10; 8:45 am]

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