Las Vegas Metroplex

Documents

All of the following documents are available for download in PDF format. The Adobe Acrobat Reader may be downloaded here. To open the document, please click on the links below. We recommend you save the document before you review the documents.

The FAA provided a 14-day public comment period, from June 8 through June 22, 2020, on portions of the Final EA. The public comment and review period for the Final EA is now closed.

The public comment and review period for the draft EA which extended from November 18, 2019 through January 21, 2020 is now closed.

Final EA

Final EA Main Document – Volume I
LAS Metroplex Final EA Full Document (232 MB)
Chapter 1 - Table of Contents and Background (1.6 MB)
Chapter 2 - Purpose and Need (1 MB)
Chapter 3 - Alternatives (211 MB)
Chapter 4 - Affected Environment (6.8 MB)
Chapter 5 - Environmental Consequences (11 MB)
Final EA Appendices – Volume II
Appendix A - Agency Coordination, Public Involvement, and List of Receiving Parties (52 MB)
Appendix B - List of Preparers (54 KB)
Appendix C - References (71 KB)
Appendix D - List of Acronyms and Glossary (108 KB)
Appendix E - Basics of Noise (844 KB)
Appendix F – Las Vegas Metroplex Study Team Final Report (3.4 MB)
Appendix G – Las Vegas Metroplex Design and Implementation Team Final Report (12.5 MB)
Appendix H – Las Vegas Metroplex Flight Schedules Technical Report (1 MB)
Appendix I – Las Vegas Metroplex Noise Technical Report (63 MB)
Appendix J - Comments on the Draft EA & FAA Responses (38 MB)

Final EA Public Notice
Notice of Availability (NOA) Letter (135 KB)
Notice of Availability (NOA) Legal Notice (English) (26 KB)
Notice of Availability (NOA) Legal Notice (Spanish) (26 KB)
Final EA Library Transmittal (124 KB)

FAA Finding under the National Historic Preservation Act

In accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. § 470 et seq.) and its implementing regulations at 36 C.F.R. Part 800, the FAA has engaged in consultation with the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and other consulting parties regarding the potential for the project to affect historic properties. The FAA has made a finding of “no adverse effect on historic properties,” which is documented in a March 3, 2020 email to the SHPO. The email and related documentation are available for public inspection at the links below:

FAA email to NV SHPO and NV SHPO email response, dated March 3, 2020 (664 kB)
NV_SHPO_Concurrence_Letter_dated_February 26, 2020 (1.4 MB)
FAA Letter to Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (dated January 27, 2020) (103 kB)
FAA Letter to Nevada State Historic Preservation Office Attachments (5 MB)


Supplemental Materials

Google Earth

The FAA has released information on the LAS Metroplex Project in Google Earth format. This information can be accessed below. Due to size, the files may take up to five minutes to load into Google Earth. If you encounter any issues opening the Google Earth files, please contact the Webmaster.

Web browser logosInternet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox – Select the file you wish to view from the list below.  If you have Google Earth installed on your computer, your browser should prompt you to select 'Open' when you click the link.  If you do not have Google Earth installed on your computer, click here to download it Google Chrome logoGoogle Chrome – Select the file you wish to view from the list below.  Your browser will automatically download the file.  Open your downloads folder and click on the file.  The file should open in Google Earth. If you do not have Google Earth installed on your computer, click here to download it.
  1. In Google Earth, expand the folder tree by clicking on this icon . Turn layers off and on by clicking the box box next to the file name.
  2. To pan to your address, type an address into the search box in Google Earth. Google Earth will zoom to that address. Otherwise, use your mouse to pan and zoom in to areas you are interested in. Click the flight path/gridpoint layers on and off to identify data most relevant to that location. Click the individual grid points to activate pop-up boxes with the noise analysis results for that location.
  3. For more information on Google Earth files, please see this video on the SoCal Metroplex page here.

Please note that the Proposed Action (PA), No Action (NA), and Change in Value (PA-NA=X) DNL values associated with each grid point may not appear to add up due to rounding.


LAS Metroplex Draft EA Procedures - LAS Only (14.2 MB)
LAS Metroplex - 2020 Grid Points - Northern General Study Area - (3.2 MB)
LAS Metroplex - 2020 Grid Points - Southern General Study Area - (2 MB)
LAS Metroplex - 2025 Grid Point - Northern General Study Area - (3.2 MB)
LAS Metroplex - 2025 Grid Point - Southern General Study Area - (2 MB)

Draft EA

Draft EA Main Document – Volume I
LAS Metroplex DEA Full Document (303 MB)
Chapter 1 - Table of Contents and Background (1.58 MB)
Chapter 2 - Purpose and Need (0.9 MB)
Chapter 3 - Alternatives (211 MB)
Chapter 4 - Affected Environment (87.5 MB)
Chapter 5 - Environmental Consequences (1.53 MB)
Draft EA Appendices – Volume II
Appendix A - Agency Coordination, Public Involvement, and List of Receiving Parties (64.2 MB)
Appendix B - List of Preparers (58 KB)
Appendix C - References (69 KB)
Appendix D - List of Acronyms and Glossary (112 KB)
Appendix E - Basics of Noise (851 KB)
Appendix F – Las Vegas Metroplex Study Team Final Report (3.37 MB)
Appendix G – Las Vegas Metroplex Design and Implementation Team Final Report (8.3 MB)
Appendix H – Las Vegas Metroplex Flight Schedules Technical Report (1.26 MB)
Appendix I – Las Vegas Metroplex Noise Technical Report (77 MB)

Draft EA Public Notice
Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare a Draft EA (24 KB)
Notice of Public Workshops (67 KB)
Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft EA (66 KB)
Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft EA Distribution Letter (281 KB)

Draft EA Public Workshop Materials
LAS_Public_Workshop_Boards 1_of_2 (4 MB)
LAS_Public_Workshop_Boards 2_of_2 (2 MB)

Las Vegas Metroplex 2019 Public Workshops Proposed Procedure Display Boards (21 MB)

LAS Workshops FactSheet (56 KB)

Correction Document

Correction Document to the Draft Environmental Assessment (119 MB)
Appendix I – Las Vegas Metroplex Noise Technical Report, as corrected (51 MB)

Correction Document Public Notice

Notice of Availability (NOA) : Correction to the Draft Environmental Assessment (51 KB)
Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Correction to the Draft EA Distribution Letter (109 KB)

Supplemental Materials

FAA Finding under the National Historic Preservation Act

In accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. § 470 et seq.) and its implementing regulations at 36 C.F.R. Part 800, the FAA has engaged in consultation with the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and other consulting parties regarding the potential for the project to affect historic properties. The FAA has made a finding of “no historic properties affected,” which is documented in a January 27, 2020 letter to the SHPO. The letter is available for public inspection at the links below:
FAA Letter to Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (dated January 27, 2020) (103 kB)
FAA Letter to Nevada State Historic Preservation Office Attachments (5 MB)

Google Earth

The FAA has released information on the LAS Metroplex Project in Google Earth format. This information can be accessed below. Due to size, the files may take up to five minutes to load into Google Earth. If you encounter any issues opening the Google Earth files, please contact the Webmaster.

Web browser logosInternet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox – Select the file you wish to view from the list below.  If you have Google Earth installed on your computer, your browser should prompt you to select 'Open' when you click the link.  If you do not have Google Earth installed on your computer, click here to download it Google Chrome logoGoogle Chrome – Select the file you wish to view from the list below.  Your browser will automatically download the file.  Open your downloads folder and click on the file.  The file should open in Google Earth. If you do not have Google Earth installed on your computer, click here to download it.
  1. In Google Earth, expand the folder tree by clicking on this icon . Turn layers off and on by clicking the box box next to the file name.
  2. To pan to your address, type an address into the search box in Google Earth. Google Earth will zoom to that address. Otherwise, use your mouse to pan and zoom in to areas you are interested in. Click the flight path/gridpoint layers on and off to identify data most relevant to that location. Click the individual grid points to activate pop-up boxes with the noise analysis results for that location.
  3. For more information on Google Earth files, please see this video on the SoCal Metroplex page here.

Please note that the Proposed Action (PA), No Action (NA), and Change in Value (PA-NA=X) DNL values associated with each grid point may not appear to add up due to rounding.

LAS Metroplex Draft EA Procedures - LAS Only (14.2 MB)

LAS Metroplex - 2020 Grid Points - Northern General Study Area - (3.2 MB)
LAS Metroplex - 2020 Grid Points - Southern General Study Area - (2 MB)
LAS Metroplex - 2025 Grid Point - Northern General Study Area - (3.2 MB)
LAS Metroplex - 2025 Grid Point - Southern General Study Area - (2 MB)