[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 166 (Monday, August 26, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Page 43810]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-21718]



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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Notice of Intent To Rule on Application To Impose and Use the 
Revenue From a Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) at Hector International 
Airport, Fargo, ND

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of intent to rule on application.

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SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the 
application to impose and use the revenue from a PFC at Hector 
International Airport under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and 
Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget 
Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the 
Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158).

DATES: Comments must be received on or before September 25, 1996.

ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered in 
triplicate to the FAA at the following address: Federal Aviation 
Administration, Bismarck Airports District Office, 2000 University 
Drive, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504. In addition, one copy of any 
comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Joseph 
T. Parmer, Executive Director, of the Fargo Municipal Airport Authority 
at the following address: Hector International Airport, P.O. Box 2845, 
Fargo, North Dakota 58108. Air carriers and foreign air carriers may 
submit copies of written comments previously provided to the Fargo 
Municipal Airport Authority under section 158.23 of Part 158.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Irene R. Porter, Manager, Bismarck Airports District Office, 2000 
University Drive, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504, (701) 250-4385. The 
application may be reviewed in person at this same location.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public 
comment on the application to impose and use the revenue from a PFC at 
Hector International Airport under the provisions of the Aviation 
Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus 
Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and part 158 of 
the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158). On July 10, 1996, 
the FAA determined that the application to impose and use the revenue 
from a PFC submitted by the Fargo Municipal Airport Authority was 
substantially complete within the requirements of section 158.25 of 
Part 158. The FAA will approve or disapprove the application, in whole 
or in part, no later than October 8, 1996.
    The following is a brief overview of the application. PFC 
application number: 96-01-C-00-FAR.
    Level of the proposed PFC: $3.00.
    Proposed charge effective date: November 1, 1996.
    Proposed charge expiration date: December 1, 1999.
    Total estimated PFC revenue: $1,720,410.00.
    Brief description of proposed project(s): Acquire two replacement 
front end loaders for snow removal; Acquire radio communication system 
for airfield equipment; Construct hangar taxiway; Improve airport 
security by installing controlled access system (FAR Part 107.14); 
Install/Modify runway intersection signs and taxiway signs; Refurbish 
airport beacon; Construct Runway 8-26; Construct Taxiway C; Relocate 
and extend security fence; Rehabilitate Runway 17-35; Install runway 
surface sensor system on Runways 17-35 and 8-26; Remove runway lights 
and marking from existing Runway 3-21, install MITL's, airport signs 
and taxiway markings of a portion of the closed runway to convert to 
Taxiway D; Construct GA apron, connecting taxiways, taxilanes, drainage 
improvements and vehicle access road; Install security fencing; 
Rehabilitate Runway 13-31; Rehabilitate Taxiway A bituminous shoulders 
and reseal joints and cracks on PCC portion of Taxiway A; Construct and 
improve drainage improvements between Runway 17-35 and Taxiway A and 
north of Taxiway C; Construct service vehicle access road from Taxiway 
A to airport electrical vault; PFC Development costs.

Impose Only

    Construct and install a box culvert in Cass County Drain 10 and 
cover with earth, for Runway 8-26 safety area improvements.
    Class or classes of air carriers which the public agency has 
requested not be required to collect PFCs: Air Taxi/Commercial 
Operators Filing FAA Form 1800-31.
    Any person may inspect the application in person at the FAA office 
listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any 
person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other 
documents germane to the application in person at the Fargo Municipal 
Airport Authority offices at the Hector International Airport.

    Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois on August 16, 1996.
Benito De Leon,
Manager, Planning and Programming Branch, Airports Division, Great 
Lakes Region.
[FR Doc. 96-21718 Filed 8-23-96; 8:45 am]
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