December 13, 2012
By Dan Namowitz
The FAA has scheduled three informal fact-finding meetings for January 2013 on proposals to modify Class B airspace in Miami, Fla., and Class C airspace in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Members are encouraged to attend the sessions and submit comments on the airspace initiatives by March 4, 2013.
The meetings, scheduled for Jan. 28 through 30, will provide users with an opportunity to present their views, recommendations and other comments for consideration before the FAA issues a notice of proposed rulemaking on the airspace modifications, the FAA said in a published notice. AOPA will be an active participant in the airspace redesign process, said Melissa McCaffrey, AOPA senior government analyst for air traffic services.
The meeting schedule is as follows: Jan. 28, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Wings Over Miami Air Museum, Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport 14710 SW 128th St., Miami, FL 33196.The FAA suggests calling 305/233-5197 for directions.
Two sessions will be held on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Miami Dade College, 2460 NW 66th Avenue, Bldg. 701, Room 213, Miami, FL 33122. The FAA suggests calling 305/588–1959 for directions.
Two sessions will be held on Jan. 30, 2013, at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.at the Miramar Town Center, 2050 Civic Center Place. Miramar, FL 33025. The FAA suggests calling 954/201–8084 for directions.
Comments on the proposals may be submitted by email or by mail to Barry Knight, Manager, Operations Support Group, Eastern Service Area, Air Traffic Organization, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 20636, Atlanta, GA 30320.
Please also share your comments with AOPA.
Dan Namowitz is an aviation writer and flight instructor. He has been a pilot since 1985 and an instructor since 1990.
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