• 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 Metroplex?

    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

    12/05/2014 - A Draft Environmental Assessment document for the Charlotte Optimization of Airspace and Procedures in the Metroplex (CLT OAPM) project was issued by the FAA and is available here for review.  Public comments will be received up to January 5, 2015.

    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.