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Posted on: October 23, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE/AIR CARRIER CONSULTATION MEETING

PUBLIC NOTICE/AIR CARRIER CONSULTATION MEETING

INTENT TO SUBMIT A PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGE APPLICATION TO IMPOSE AND USE PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGE AT HAYS REGIONAL AIRPORT LOCATED IN HAYS, KANSAS

October 23, 2019

Pursuant to CFR 158.24, the City of Hays (city), owner and operator of the Hays Regional Airport (airport), hereby provides public notice of the city’s intention to file a passenger facility charge (PFC) application with the intent to impose and use the PFC at the airport to fund the local share of certain PFC eligible airport improvements.

Under 14 CFR 158.11, the airport will request the exemption of ATCO-nonscheduled/on-demand air carriers (filing FAA Form 1800-31) that enplane fewer than 500 passengers per year from the PFC.

PFC project descriptions and finance information are listed below:


Project #

Title

Description

City Share

33

Snow Removal Broom Procurement

Procure snow removal broom for snow clearing of critical areas

$17,185

34

Airport Wildlife Fence

Construct perimeter wildlife fence per Wildlife Hazard Assessment

$172,936

35

Taxi Lane India Reconstruction

Reconstruct failing asphalt taxi lane with concrete taxi lane

$57,026

37

Snow Removal Truck and Plow Procurement

Procure snow plow and carrier vehicle for snow clearing of critical areas

$29,110

Total PFC to Collect

$276,257


PFC level: $4.50 per enplaned passenger. As per section 158.23, an enplaned passenger is defined as a domestic, territorial, or international passenger enplaned in scheduled or non-scheduled service on aircraft in interstate or foreign commerce.

Proposed charge effective date: February 1, 2020

Estimated charge expiration date: May 1, 2024

Estimated total PFC revenue: $276,257

A 30 day period is provided for filing of comments by the public. Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2019.

The Hays Regional Airport will hold an air carrier consultation meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the Hays Regional Airport conference room, 3950 East 8th Street, Hays, Kansas.

After the air carrier consultation meeting/public notice another 30 day period is provided for filing of comments. Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 26, 2019.

Comments may be submitted to:

City of Hays

Hays Regional Airport

Jesse Rohr, Director of Public Works

1002 Vine Street

Hays, KS 67601

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