Details for Notice of Availability


Notice of Availability Blue Ridge Regional Airport Runway Extension Draft Environmental Assessment The Blue Ridge Airport Authority, owner and operator of the Blue Ridge Regional Airport (MTV), has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the following projects (together referred to as the Proposed Action): Extend the Airport's runway and parallel taxiway from 5,002 feet to 6,000 feet with required safety areas, navigational aids, lighting, marking, air field signage, security fence, security gates, obstruction removal, and up- dated airport approach procedures. Realign Route 698 west of the proposed extended runway to remove road from runway's path. Provide stormwater management facilities to handle extended runway and taxiway stormwater runoff as well as stormwater for Route 698 re alignment. Acquire 45 acres of property and an additional 14.3 acres in airspace easements for the protection of the Airport's airspace associated with the extended runway. A copy of the Draft EA is available for public review August 1st thru September 14th during business hours (8am -5pm) at the following location: Blue Ridge Regional Airport Terminal Building, 525 Airport Drive, Martinsville, VA 24112 and online at Eden & Associates website ( Hard copies of the draft document are available upon request for a fee to cover printing and postage. Please contact Dan McKinney (, 540-230-8403) if you need special accommodations to review the document. Comments received will be reviewed and addressed in the Final EA, as appropriate. Written comments to the Draft EA may be submitted to: Dan McKinney, AICP, Eden & Associates, P.C., 1109 Brookdale Street, Suite B, Martinsville, VA 24112. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 pm Eastern Time, September 14, 2020. 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 public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

525 Airport Drive, Martinsville, VA 24112


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