• 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

    10/24/2016 - The FAA has released the presentations and video recordings of internet-based webinars held on October 17, 18, and 20, 2016. These webinars focused on communities where the first phase of implementation changes for the SoCal Metroplex Project will occur in November 2016. These materials can be found in the SoCal Metroplex Post-NEPA Process Community Outreach Media Library. Public information briefings will be held October 25, 26, 27 and November 1 and 2, 2016. Details on these events can be found here. Maps depicting parking for these locations can be downloaded here.

    10/05/2016 - The FAA has made available an instructional video on the use of supplemental Google Earth files depicting the Proposed Action and No Action Alternative procedures as well as the results of the noise analysis conducted in support of the EA for the SoCal Metroplex Project.”