The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is announcing the availability of and requesting comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority (TCAA) Launch Site Operator License.
TCAA has applied for a Launch Site Operator License from the FAA to operate a commercial space launch site at the Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX). TCAA would offer the site for the operation of horizontal take-off and landing reusable launch vehicles (RLVs).
The Draft EA is available on the FAA website: https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/environmental/nepa_docs/review/documents_progress/space_coast/
The FAA will hold a public meeting in Titusville, Florida:
WHERE: Ralph Poppell Airport Administration Building at Space Coast Regional Airport
355 Golden Knights Boulevard, Titusville, Florida 32780
WHEN: January 8th, 2020, 5:00 pm – 8:00
During this meeting, FAA representatives will have the chance to answer questions about the Draft EA. Members of the public will have the chance to provide written comments or provide an oral comment to a court reporter.
In addition to providing comments during the public meeting, the FAA encourages all interested parties to provide comments, electronically or by post, concerning the scope and content of the Draft EA by January 17, 2020. The addresses for sending comments are as follows
POST: ICF, Attention: FAA TIX EA, 9300 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22031
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 – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold from the public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so
Stacey M. Zee
Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
800 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20591
Titusville Police Department and the Community Development Department are working with area businesses regarding the upcoming manned mission of the Space X launch set for March 27th
The next Regular Board Meeting of the Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority will be held on June 18, 2020 at 8:30 A.M.
More Details to Come
AIRPORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Due to the threat of the Covid-19 Virus, The Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum will be closed until further notice. Please visit their website at www.valiantaircommand.com
NOTICE OF UPCOMING TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION (TFR)
The FAA is establishing this VIP TFR during the
30 May 20 time frame in the Cape Canaveral area.
If the launch is delayed, the backup date is 31 May 20. It is very important to get the latest NOTAM
information before conducting flight operations.
Please note that dates and times
are subject to change.
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