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SWG-2013-00189 - City of Port Aransas - Nueces County

Published June 9, 2015
Expiration date: 7/10/2015

Full Public Notice    Project Plans    

The applicant proposes to develop FAA-compliant Runway Safety Areas (RSAs) on both Runway 12 and Runway 30, extend Runway 30 a distance of 681 feet to provide additional runway length for aircraft arrivals and departures, and develop a full length parallel taxiway.

Major components of the project include the following actions:

• Extend the existing 3,482-foot-long Runway 12/30 a distance of 681 feet to the southeast;

• Extend the parallel taxiway 1,921 feet to the Runway 12 end;

• Construct a connector taxiway to terminate at the northwest end of the runway;

• Clear and grade land a distance of 240 feet beyond the southeast end of the extended runway to develop an RSA in compliance with FAA design standards;

• Expand the terminal apron by 10,500 square yards;

• Relocate Outfall Ditch No. 9 as required for RSA development at the Runway 30 end of Runway 12/30;

• Displace the Runway 12 threshold and implement declared distances;

• Install Medium-Intensity Runway Lights (MIRLs) on the extended runway;

• Relocate the Runway 12 Precision Approach Path Indicators (PAPis);

• Install holding position signs;

• Apply reflective pavement markings;

• Install temporary and permanent erosion and sedimentation controls; and

• Implement mitigation measures for unavoidable wetland impacts associated with the proposed project. 

 The applicant states that the project will require the permanent placement of fill within 6.11 acres of wetlands, 0.10 acre of open waters adjacent to Corpus Christi Bay, and 484 linear feet of a manmade ditch.