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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of Intent to Rule on Request to Release Airport Property at The Des Moines International Airport, Des Moines, Iowa.

SUMMARY:

The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release of land at The Des Moines International Airport, Des Moines, Iowa, under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2).

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before November 14, 2016.

ADDRESSES:

Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to the FAA at the following address: Lynn D. Martin, Airports Compliance Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports Division, ACE-610C, 901 Locust Room 364, Kansas City, MO 64106.

In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to: Kevin Foley, Airport Executive Director, 5800 Fleur Dr. Suite 207, Des Moines, IA 50321, (515) 256-5100

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lynn D. Martin, Airports Compliance Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports Division, ACE-610C, 901 Locust Room 364, Kansas City, MO 64106, (816) 329-2644, lynn.martin@faa.gov.

The request to release property may be reviewed, by appointment, in person at this same location.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The FAA invites public comment on the request to release approximately 2.31 ± acres of airport property at The Des Moines International Airport (DSM) under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2). On September 7, 2016, the Director of Engineering & Planning at The Des Moines International Airport requested from the FAA that approximately 2.31 ± acres of property be released for sale to Glenn and April Brown for use as single family residence, consistent with the zoning ordinances of the City. On October 3, 2016, the FAA determined that the request to release property at The Des Moines International Airport (DSM) submitted by the Sponsor meets the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration and the release of the property does not and will not impact future aviation needs at the airport. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no sooner Start Printed Page 70481than thirty days after the publication of this notice.

The following is a brief overview of the request:

The Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is proposing the release of airport property totaling 2.31 acres, more or less. This land is to be used for single family residence for Glenn and April Brown. The release of land is necessary to comply with Federal Aviation Administration Grant Assurances that do not allow federally acquired airport property to be used for non-aviation purposes. The sale of the subject property will result in the land at The Des Moines International Airport (DSM) being changed from aeronautical to non-aeronautical use and release the lands from the conditions of the Airport Improvement Program Grant Agreement Grant Assurances. In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 47107(c)(2)(B)(i) and (iii), the airport will receive fair market value for the property, which will be subsequently reinvested in another eligible airport improvement project for general aviation facilities at The Des Moines International Airport.

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 application, notice and other documents determined by the FAA to be related to the application in person at The Des Moines International Airport.

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Issued in Kansas City, MO, on October 5, 2016.

Jim A. Johnson,

Manager, Airports Division.

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[FR Doc. 2016-24644 Filed 10-11-16; 8:45 am]

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