2018 Air Service Environmental Assessment

2018 Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Proposed Commercial Air Service at Paine Field

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released its Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA), which examines the potential environmental impacts of the Proposed Action, which is to Operations Specifications and Part 139 Certificate Amendments to allow Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, Inc., and Southwest Airlines Co. to commence scheduled commercial airline service to Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field.

The Draft Supplemental EA has been made available for public review and comment from Sept. 29, 2018 through Nov. 2, 2018. Copies of the Draft Supplemental EA are available for review at the following locations:

• Paine Field Administrative Office - 3220 100th St. SW, Suite A; Everett, WA 98204

• Mukilteo Library - 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275

• Everett Public Library - 2702 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA 98201

• Lynnwood Library - 19200 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036

The Draft Supplemental EA and its appendices also are published in full below.

Public Information Workshop/Public Hearing: Oct. 29, 2018

A Public Information Workshop/Public Hearing will be held on Oct. 29, 2018 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, at 3711 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Public Information Workshop will be an informal Open House format, to allow for one-on-one interaction with the Study Team.

The public can attend the workshop at any time between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to review information related to the Draft Supplemental EA and speak with the Study Team.

At 6:30 p.m., the Public Information Workshop will close, and the Public Hearing will begin. A brief presentation will be made at the start of the Public Hearing to explain the purpose, procedures, and rules of conduct. The Public Hearing will allow the public to enter their comments verbally into the record but will not include answering questions posed by members of the public. Attendees may sign up to speak at the Public Hearing until 8:30 p.m.

Public Comment Period

Written comments will be accepted through Nov. 2, 2018. The purpose of the public comment period is to receive comments on the Draft Supplemental EA. Comments should be as specific as possible and should be organized so that they are meaningful and make the FAA clearly aware of the commenter’s views, interests, and concerns.

All written comments may be provided at the Public Information Workshop/Public Hearing or submitted to submitted to PaineField@esassoc.com or to the following address through Nov. 2, 2018:

Environmental Science Associates

Paine Field Supplemental EA

5309 Shilshole Ave NW, Suite 200

Seattle, WA 98107