• 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

    05/08/2016 - A Notice of Intent to prepare a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Denver Metroplex Project was mailed to federal, state, regional, and local officials and tribes and published in the Denver Post.

    10/09/2015 - The public comment period for the SoCal Metroplex project Draft EA is now closed.

    09/08/2015 - The FAA has extended the public comment period for the SoCal Metroplex Project Draft EA by an additional 30 days. The comment period will now close on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The SoCal Metroplex Project Draft EA can be downloaded here for review.