The funds will be used to improve airport operations and establish a standard runway safety area and runway protection zone
for Runway 13-31.
Another challenge included the roundabout's proximity to Prineville Airport and its runway protection zone
, and provisions were needed for blasting work and installation of vertical elements such as streetlights.
The land lies within the runway protection zone
, which an area around the runways designed to be free of obstructions.
However, the project was appealed later that month by Ukiah City Council member Doug Crane, had three concerns: how close the building was to the Runway Protection Zone, whether the Federal Aviation Administration had evaluated the plan, and whether the project had been referred to the Mendocino County Airport Land Use Commission.
He said that while a corner of the original building was within the Runway Protection Zone, the smaller building was neither in the current RPZ, nor the Future Runway Protection Zone of the 2015 Airport Layout Map of the Ukiah Municipal Airport.
Tishomingo County Airport, Tishomingo County $237,920 for drainage improvements, land acquisition to extend runway protection zone
, and building obstruction removal
Cooperstown Municipal Airport Authority $334,972 To purchase land allowing the airport to control land use within its runway protection zone
. Crosby Airport Authority $309,946 To build, construct and re-build taxiways at the airport.
Invitation to Bid: Runway 13-31 runway protection zone
The first in a series of three drainage projects addresses the most immediate need located in the Runway Protection Zone
of Runway 4L & 4R.
A Runway Protection Zone
(RPZ) is designed to enhance the safety and protection of people and property on the ground near the end of a runway by limiting the types of activities and development that can occur within its boundaries.
Cooperstown Municipal Airport $150,000 to acquire land and enable the airport to control land use within the runway protection zones