[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 52 (Friday, March 17, 2023)]
[Page 16516]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-05414]



Federal Aviation Administration

Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land Use Assurance 
Durango-La Plata County Airport, Durango, Colorado

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request to waive aeronautical land use assurance.


SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on a 
proposal from the Durango-La Plata County Airport, Aviation Director to 
change a portion of the airport from aeronautical use to non-
aeronautical use at Durango-La Plata County Airport, Durango, Colorado. 
The proposal involves a parcel of airport property on the Southeast 
side of the airfield.

DATES: Comments are due within 30 days of the date of the publication 
of this notice in the Federal Register. Emailed comments can be 
provided to Mr. John Sweeney, Lead Planner, Denver Airports District 
Office, [email protected], (303) 342-1263.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Tony Vicari, Aviation Director, 
Durango-La Plata County Airport, 1000 Airport Road, Durango, CO 81303, 
[email protected], (970) 382-6052; or John Sweeney, Lead 
Planner, Denver Airports District Office, 26805 E 68th Ave., Suite 224, 
Denver, CO 80249, [email protected], (303) 342-1263. Documents 
reflecting this FAA action may be reviewed at the above locations.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the 
request to change a portion of the airport from aeronautical use to 
non-aeronautical use under the provisions of title 49, U.S.C. 47153(c), 
and 47107(h)(2). The proposal consists of 25.29 acres located South of 
County Road 309A. The land is currently identified as non-aeronautical 
use on the Airport Layout Plan (ALP), although no formal release from 
aeronautical obligations was previously granted. This section of Parcel 
Q is separated from the majority of airport property by County Road 
309A. The FAA concurs that the parcel is no longer needed for airport 
purposes. The proposed use of this property is compatible with existing 
airport operations in accordance with FAA's Policy and Procedures 
Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue, as published in the Federal 
Register on February 16, 1999.

    Issued in Denver, Colorado, on March 13, 2023.
John P. Bauer,
Manager, Denver Airports District Office.
[FR Doc. 2023-05414 Filed 3-16-23; 8:45 am]