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Airport Obstruction Mitigation Environmental Assessment

The City of Iowa City intends to undertake the following proposed actions at the Iowa City Municipal Airport (IOW):
• Reclassify Runway 7/25, Relocate Runway 25 Threshold, and Extend Runway 7
• Relocate Runway 12 Threshold and Extend Runway 30
• Install Obstruction Lights on Utility Poles and/or Nonconforming Structures in the Approach Zones to Runway 12/30 and Runway 7/25
• Remove any Trees Penetrating the Approach Zones Off Both Ends of Runway 12/30 and Runway 7/25
• Trim/Top any Trees Penetrating the Approach Zones Off Both Ends of Runway 12/30 and Runway 7/25

We are providing notice of a public informational meeting where we will address the proposed actions’ potential economic, social, and environmental impacts. In addition, we will address the project’s consistency with the goals and objectives of the affected area’s land use or planning strategy.

The public informational meeting will be held at the following time and place:

Monday, April 2, 2018
11:30 am to 1:30 pm and 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Iowa City Municipal Airport
1801 S. Riverside Drive 52246

Potentially affected environmental resources include: biological resources; hazardous materials, solid waste, and pollution prevention; noise; socioeconomic, environmental, and children’s health; and visual effects.

The draft environmental assessment (EA) describing the proposed actions impacts will be available for public review until Thursday, April 12, 2018. The draft EA may be viewed at Iowa City Municipal Airport (1801 Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA) and the City of Iowa City City Clerk’s Office (410 E. Washington Street, Iowa City, IA). Additionally the Draft EA is available online at Those wishing to provide written comments must do so to the below address with the letter postmarked no later than Thursday, April 12, 2018 to:

Iowa City Municipal Airport
Attention: Iowa City Airport EA
1801 S. Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52246

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment –including your personal identifying information–maybe made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.


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Airport documents

Airport Master Plan - October 2016

Airport Strategic Plan -  FY2019-2023

Airport Layout Plan - October 2016

Airport Minimum Standards