South California Environmental Airspace Improvements – Draft Released by FAA

FAA Release Draft EA for Airspace ImprovementsIn a bid to improve efficiency and safety of the flow of air traffic in Southern California, the FAA and the US Dept. of Transportation have released a Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) as a part of the Metroplex project, which proposes the replacement of a number of current air traffic procedures.

The replacement of conventional procedures with satellite-based solutions, in accordance with the latest NextGen system will include a roll-out over most of South California and will encompass six of the region’s major airports.

The FAA has released the Draft EA for public review and is inviting comments on the proposals.

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