[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 155 (Monday, August 12, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 48926]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-19454]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Request To Release Airport Property

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Intent to Rule on Request to Release Airport Property 
at the Ottumwa Regional Airport (OTM), Ottumwa, Iowa.

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SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the 
release of land, Lot 3, at the Ottumwa Regional Airport, 
Ottumwa, Iowa, under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2).

DATES: Comments must be received on or before September 11, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to 
the FAA at the following address: Lynn D. Martin, Airports Compliance 
Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports Division, ACE-
610C, 901 Locust Room 364, Kansas City, MO 64106.
    In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be 
mailed or delivered to: Tom Francis, Airport Manager, C/O Ottumwa 
Regional Airport 14802 Terminal St. Ottumwa, IA 50501, 641-683-0619.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynn D. Martin, Airports Compliance 
Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports Division, ACE-
610C, 901 Locust Room 364, Kansas City, MO 64106, (816) 329-2644, 
lynn.martin@faa.gov.
    The request to release property may be reviewed, by appointment, in 
person at this same location.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the 
request to release approximately 4.80 acres of airport property, Lot 
3, at the Ottumwa Regional Airport (OTM) under the provisions 
of 49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2). On January 2, 2013, the Airport Manager at 
the Ottumwa Regional Airport requested from the FAA that approximately 
4.80 acres of property, Lot 3, be released for sale to CT 
Development, LLC. for use as a warehouse operation. On July 16, 2013, 
the FAA determined that the request to release property at the Ottumwa 
Regional Airport (OTM) submitted by the Sponsor meets the procedural 
requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration and the release of 
the property does not and will not impact future aviation needs at the 
airport. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no 
sooner than thirty days after the publication of this Notice.
    The following is a brief overview of the request:
    Ottumwa Regional Airport (OTM) is proposing the release of one 
parcel, Lot 3, containing 4.80 acres, more or less. The 
release of land is necessary to comply with Federal Aviation 
Administration Grant Assurances that do not allow federally acquired 
airport property to be used for non-aviation purposes. The sale of the 
subject property will result in the land at the Ottumwa Regional 
Airport (OTM) being changed from aeronautical to non-aeronautical use 
and release the lands from the conditions of the Airport Improvement 
Program Grant Agreement Grant Assurances. In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 
47107(c)(2)(B)(i) and (iii), the airport will receive fair market value 
for the property, which will be subsequently reinvested in another 
eligible airport improvement project for general aviation facilities at 
the Ottumwa Regional Airport.
    Any person may inspect, by appointment, the request in person at 
the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In 
addition, any person may, upon appointment and request, inspect the 
application, notice and other documents determined by the FAA to be 
related to the application in person at the Ottumwa Regional Airport.

    Issued in Kansas City, MO on August 2, 2013.
Rodney N. Joel,
Acting Manager, Airports Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-19454 Filed 8-9-13; 8:45 am]
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