For Immediate Release

Release No. AWP-5 02-003
February 4, 2004
Contact: Jerry Snyder
Phone: (310) 725-3580

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced that a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Record of Decision (ROD) has been determined based upon results of an Environmental Assessment, which reviewed the proposed land transfer at Sierra Vista Municipal Airport, Sierra Vista, Arizona.

The FONSI/ROD addresses the transfer of approximately 203 acres of land from the Department of the Army to the city of Sierra Vista for future development of Sierra Vista Municipal Airport.

The FONSI/ROD indicates that the proposed action is consistent with existing environmental policies and objectives as set forth in the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 in that it will not significantly affect the quality of the environment.

Copies of the FONSI/ROD are available for public inspection at the following locations:

City of Sierra Vista, City Clerk’s Office, 1011 N. Coronado Drive
City of Sierra Vista, Department of Public Works, 1011 N. Coronado Drive
Sierra Vista Public Library, 2950 East Tacoma Street
Huachuca City Public Library, 506 North Gonzales Boulevard, Huachuca City
Benson Public Library, 300 S. Huachuca, Benson
Environmental and Natural Resources Division Office, Fort Huachuca
Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Airports Division, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Hawthorne, California.