Public Notice: March 22, 2018

Published: March 16, 2018

METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY

FINAL PROGRAMMATIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

FOR THE WESTERN LANDS AREA AT

WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

DULLES, VIRGINIA

 

 

 

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is proposing to advance the development of a 416-acre parcel that it owns at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), known as the Western Land Area (WLA).  The project has considered several development scenarios for the WLA, which is previously undeveloped excess Airport property.  As part of the Proposed Action, an additional approximately eight acres of currently leased MWAA property is also assumed to be available for use as part of the WLA.  The purpose of this project is to utilize the undeveloped WLA property to generate revenue for the Airport, and meet market demand of the rapidly developing Route 606 corridor in a way that ensures well-planned, aviation-compatible development.

In conformance with the National Environmental Policy Act, MWAA has prepared a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) to address the potential environmental impacts of the Proposed Action.  After careful consideration of the information contained in the Final PEA, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has determined that significant environment effects will not result from the Proposed Action, and has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).

The Final PEA and FONSI are available for public review online at the following locations during regular business hours: Chantilly Regional Library (4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly, VA); Centreville Regional Library (14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville, VA); and Sterling Library (120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA), or by clicking the attachments below.

Please direct any requests for the Final PEA and FONSI, or any comments or questions on these documents to Erik Schwenke, Office of Engineering, Planning Department (MA-32), MWAA, 45045 Aviation Drive, 3rd Floor, Dulles, Virginia 20166, or by email to environmental.comments@mwaa.com

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