Project # CFAPT00491 / AIP 3-02-0122-XXX-2022
The project’s first Online Open House is underway and continues through June 28, 2021. The project team held the live presentation as part of Online Open House via Zoom on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Presentation materials from the live presentation and the Online Open House are available on the Public Involvement page.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is proposing a project to rehabilitate and improve the Homer Airport and associated airport facilities. The project will make improvements to the runway, taxiways, and General Aviation Apron, lighting, and drainage structures; use excess excavated material (if any) to begin embanking material for a future parallel taxiway; construct a new turnaround taxiway and perimeter service road; remove obstructions to the runway Object Free Area (OFA); and perform ancillary work associated with the proposed improvements.
The Homer Airport is a state-owned, public-use, primary commercial service airport serving the southern Kenai Peninsula and eastern Cook Inlet. The airport receives scheduled passenger and cargo service, with approximately 53,000 annual aircraft operations for all operation types including commercial, air taxi, general aviation, and military. Airport facilities include a 6,701-foot-long by 150-foot-wide asphalt runway, passenger terminal, lighted helipad, flight service station, and floatplane facilities. The Homer Airport consists of 1,042 acres with 294 of these designated as state critical habitat (the Homer Airport Critical Habitat Area).
The DOT&PF is considering the following improvements: