FAA Releases Draft Report On Paine Field Flights

September 29, 2018


Draft Paine Study

You can click on the link to the right to see the full draft report.

The FAA has issued its 2018 Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Proposed Commercial Air Service at Paine Field.

In summary the report suggests no significant noise or environmental impacts from the expected flight operations of Alaska Airlines, United Airlines or Southwest.

For a further analysis we’ll leave it to you to read the above study. For those who would like a hard copy to review it is available through November 2nd at the following locations:

• Paine Field Administrative Office – 3220 100th St. SW, Suite A; Everett, WA 98204

• Mukilteo Library – 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275

• Everett Public Library – 2702 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA 98201

• Lynnwood Library – 19200 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036

This draft report kicks off a period of public comment.

Public Information Workshop/Public Hearing: October 29, 2018

A Public Information Workshop/Public Hearing will be held on October 29, 2018 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, at 3711 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Public Information Workshop will be an informal Open House format, to allow for one-on-one interaction with the Study Team. The public can attend the workshop at any time between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. to review information related to the Draft Supplemental EA and speak with the Study Team.

At 6:30 p.m., the Public Information Workshop will close, and the Public Hearing will begin. A brief presentation will be made at the start of the Public Hearing to explain the purpose, procedures, and rules of conduct.

The Public Hearing will allow the public to enter their comments verbally into the record but will not include answering questions posed by members of the public. Attendees may sign up to speak at the Public Hearing until 8:30 p.m.

Public Comment Period: Written comments will be accepted through November 2, 2018.

The purpose of the public comment period is to receive comments on the Draft Supplemental EA. Comments should be as specific as possible and should be organized so that they are meaningful and make the FAA clearly aware of the commenter’s views, interests, and concerns.

All written comments may be provided at the Public Information Workshop/Public Hearing or submitted to the following address through November 2, 2018:

Environmental Science Associates, Paine Field Supplemental EA; 5309 Shilshole Ave NW, Suite 200; Seattle, WA 98107.

One thing MyEverettNews.com noted that has not yet been released are the cities Southwest Air intends to serve.

According to the draft report, Southwest will fly two round trip flights a day to Las Vegas, 2 round trip flights during the day to Oakland with another Oakland flight at night.

Per the study here is the list of destinations proposed to be served from Everett, Washington in 2019.

DEN = Denver International Airport
LAS = Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
LAX = Los Angeles International Airport
PDX = Portland International Airport
PHX = Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
SAN = San Diego International Airport
SFO = San Francisco International Airport
SJC = San Jose Mineta International Airport
SNA = John Wayne – Orange County Airport
OAK = Oakland International Airport


Here is the list of airlines, cities and planes proposed. Click to enlarge.

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