PITTSBURGH – A public workshop regarding the Environmental Assessment of the Terminal Modernization Program (TMP) at Pittsburgh International Airport is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24. The workshop will provide the public a chance to review and discuss the plans with airport staff and evaluate potential environmental effects of the TMP.
The workshop will be held as follows:
-Tuesday, April 24, 4 – 7 p.m., Pittsburgh Airport Marriott, 777 Aten Rd., Coraopolis, PA 15108
The Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) will be available for public review April 10 – May 10 at the following locations:
The Draft EA includes an analysis of reasonable alternatives, potential environmental impacts and mitigation measures, as appropriate, for the Terminal Modernization Program. No significant environmental impacts related to the TMP have been identified.
“The completion of the Draft Environmental Assessment is an important milestone in the transformation of Pittsburgh International, and we are encouraging public participation in this process,” said Allegheny County Airport Authority Senior Vice President, Engineering, and Planning & Capital Development, Paul Hoback.
In addition to the public workshop, the ACAA will be accepting public comments on the prepared Draft EA. After receiving public feedback, the Airport Authority will submit the Environmental Assessment to the FAA by June.
Comments will be accepted via online submission at www.pittransformed.com through May 10, 2018 or by mail at:
Allegheny County Airport Authority
Pittsburgh International Airport
Landside Terminal, 4th Floor Mezzanine
P.O. Box 12370
Pittsburgh, PA 15231-0370
The Terminal Modernization Program is expected to reshape the future of Pittsburgh International Airport by reducing long-term costs and aligning the facility with the needs of a modern passenger experience. Up-to-date information and business opportunities regarding the Terminal Modernization Program can be found at: www.pittransformed.com.
About Allegheny County Airport Authority:
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region. Its 2017 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at www.flypittsburgh.com/AR17.
Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 9 million passengers annually on 17 carriers. Over the past three years, the airport has doubled its nonstop destinations to include 74 airports. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure has again named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2017. In addition, TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.