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FAA begins environmental impact process for new airport near AngoonFAA begins environmental impact process for new airport near Angoon

Residents of Angoon, Alaska, could have new transportation options if a land-based airport is constructed near their community. The FAA is preparing an environmental impact statement on just such a project. Currently, Angoon is one of a handful of Alaska communities served only by seaplane, but state transportation officials hope to build a land-based airport nearby. Scoping meetings have been set for Oct. 27 in Anchorage, Oct. 29 in Juneau, and Oct. 31 in Angoon. Those who would be affected by the plan are urged to attend or to file comments by the Nov. 10 deadline. Read more >>

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