Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 3Date: 2022-01-01Original Date: 2022-01-01Title: Section 161.407 - Notice of reevaluation.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED). SUBCHAPTER I - AIRPORTS. PART 161 - NOTICE AND APPROVAL OF AIRPORT NOISE AND ACCESS RESTRICTIONS. Subpart E - Reevaluation of Stage 3 Restrictions.
§ 161.407 Notice of reevaluation. (a) After receiving an FAA determination that a reevaluation is justified, an aircraft operator desiring continuation of the reevaluation process shall publish a notice of request for reevaluation in an areawide newspaper or newspapers that either singly or together has general circulation throughout the airport noise study area (or the airport vicinity for agreements where an airport noise study area has not been delineated); post a notice in the airport in a prominent location accessible to airport users and the public; and directly notify in writing the following parties: (1) The airport operator, other aircraft operators providing scheduled passenger or cargo service at the airport, operators of aircraft based at the airport, potential new entrants that are known to be interested in serving the airport, and aircraft operators known to be routinely providing nonscheduled service; (2) The Federal Aviation Administration; (3) Each Federal, State, and local agency with land-use control jurisdiction within the airport noise study area (or the airport vicinity for agreements where an airport noise study area has not been delineated); (4) Fixed-base operators and other airport tenants whose operations may be affected by the agreement or the restriction; (5) Community groups and business organizations that are known to be interested in the restriction; and (6) Any other party that commented on the original restriction. (b) Each notice provided in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section shall include: (1) The name of the airport and associated cities and states; (2) A clear, concise description of the restriction, including whether the restriction was approved by the FAA or agreed to by the airport operator and aircraft operators, and the date of the approval or agreement; (3) The name of the aircraft operator requesting a reevaluation, and a statement that a reevaluation has been requested and that the FAA has determined that a reevaluation is justified; (4) A brief discussion of the reasons why a reevaluation is justified; (5) An analysis prepared in accordance with § 161.409 of this part supporting the aircraft operator's reevaluation request, or an announcement of where the analysis is available for public inspection; (6) An invitation to comment on the analysis supporting the proposed reevaluation, with a minimum 45-day comment period; (7) Information on how to request a copy of the analysis (if not in the notice); and (8) The address for submitting comments to the aircraft operator, including identification of a contact person.