Commercial Air Service Environmental Assessment

The FAA announced on December 4, 2012 the signing of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Environmental Assessment (EA) they conducted on a proposal to allow commercial air service at Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field. The ROD is a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).

Online exhibits available as follows:
Final Environmental Assessment, September, 2012: Individual Contents:

Appendix Contents

  1. Appendix A - Airline Letters
  2. Appendix B - Agency Coordination Letters
  3. Appendix C - Agency Coordination Letter Responses
  4. Appendix D - Noise Analysis
  5. Appendix E - Air Quality Construction Emisions Worksheets
  6. Appendix F - Traffic Impact Analysis
  7. Appendix G - Forecast Reports
  8. Appendix H - Airport T and E Species Memo
  9. Appendix I - Traffic VMT Report
  10. Appendix J - SHPO Consultation
  11. Appendix K - PAE Hirsh Report
  12. Appendix L - WSDOT Traffic Correspondence
  13. Appendix M - State Coastal Zone Management Application Checklist
  14. Appendix N - Tribal Consultation
  15. Appendix O - Paine Field Sheriff Pistol Range Info
  16. Appendix P - Terminal Capacity Analysis
  17. Appendix Q - Letter A
  18. Appendix Q - Letter B
  19. Appendix Q - Letter C
  20. Appendix Q - Letter D
  21. Appendix Q - Letter E
  22. Appendix Q - Letter F
  23. Appendix Q - Letter H
  24. Appendix Q - Letter I
  25. Appendix Q - Letter J
  26. Appendix Q - Letter K
  27. Appendix Q - Letter L
  28. Appendix Q - Letter M
  29. Appendix Q - Letter N
  30. Appendix Q - Letter O
  31. Appendix Q - Letter P
  32. Appendix Q - Letter Q
  33. Appendix Q - Letter R
  34. Appendix Q - Letter S
  35. Appendix Q - Letter T
  36. Appendix Q - Letter U
  37. Appendix Q - Letter V
  38. Appendix Q - Letter W
  39. Appendix Q - Letter Y
  40. Appendix Q - Letter Z
  41. Appendix Q - Table of Contents
  42. Appendix Q - Letter G
  43. Appendix R - Hearing One Meadowdale 01-04-10
  44. Appendix R - Hearing Three Kamiak 01-21-10
  45. Appendix R - Hearing Two PUD 01-05-10
  46. Appendix R - Public Involvment Hearing Sign In Sheets
  47. Appendix R - Public Involvment Legal Ads
  48. Appendix R - Public Involvment Transcripts
  49. Appendix S - General Responses
  50. Appendix T - Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Coordination
  51. Appendix U - Boeing Company Letter
  52. Example Appendix Q
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The Q Appendix has been separated alphabetically.  Each document has a list of the responses (Appendix S, General Responses) listed at the end of the document.  The responses have been categorized and are numbered 1 - 11. There are multiple responses within each response category (i.e., Response 1, Study Process has 16 responses numbered 1.1 - 1.16.

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Example Appendix Q