• FAA logoWhat is NEPA?

    The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) requires federal agencies to disclose to decision makers and the interested public a clear, accurate description of potential environmental impacts of proposed federal actions and reasonable alternatives to those actions.

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established a process to ensure compliance with the provisions of NEPA through FAA Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures.

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  • OAPM logoWhat is Metroplex?

    A Metroplex is a geographic area covering several airports, serving major metropolitan areas and a diversity of aviation stakeholders. Congestion, airport activity in close geographical proximity, and other limiting factors such as environmental constraints combine to reduce efficiency in busy Metroplexes.

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  • Announcements

    06/27/2015 - The FAA has released presentation boards displayed at the SoCal Metroplex Public Workshops for the Draft EA held in Palm Springs, California on June 23, 2015, Long Beach, California on June 25, 2015, and Ontario, California on June 26, 2015. The presentation boards can be downloaded here for review.

    06/26/2015 - The FAA has released presentation boards displayed at the SoCal Metroplex Public Workshops for the Draft EA held in Los Angeles, California on June 18, 2015. The presentation boards can be downloaded here for review.

    06/10/2015 - A Draft Environmental Assessment document for the Southern California Metroplex (SoCal Metroplex) project was issued by the FAA and is available here for review. Public comments will be received until Friday, July 10, 2015.