• FAA logoWhat is NEPA?

    The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) requires federal agencies to disclose to decision makers and the interested public a clear, accurate description of potential environmental impacts of proposed federal actions and reasonable alternatives to those actions.

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established a process to ensure compliance with the provisions of NEPA through FAA Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures.

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  • OAPM logoWhat is OAPM?

    Following the recommendations of the Aviation community the FAA created an initiative called the Optimization of the Airspace and Procedures in the Metroplex (OAPM).

    A Metroplex is a geographic area covering several airports, serving major metropolitan areas and a diversity of aviation stakeholders. Congestion, airport activity in close geographical proximity, and other limiting factors such as environmental constraints combine to reduce efficiency in busy Metroplexes.

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  • Announcements

    8/7/2014 - A Finding of No Significant Impact and Record of Decision (FONSI-ROD) for the Northern California Optimization of Airspace and Procedures in the Metroplex (NorCal OAPM) Project was issued by the FAA and is available here.

    8/7/2014 - A Finding of No Significant Impact and Record of Decision (FONSI-ROD) for the Atlanta Optimization of Airspace and Procedures in the Metroplex (ATL OAPM) Project was issued by the FAA and is available here.