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Legislation and regulations affecting scenic overflights above national parks

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works ... Congress, second session, July 27, 1994

by United States

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Number of Pages641
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Open LibraryOL7372796M
ISBN 100160466105
ISBN 109780160466106
OCLC/WorldCa32034560

A variety of aircraft, including NPS-operated, military, commercial, and general aviation, fly in the airspace over national parks. Although there are many legitimate aviation uses, overflights can adversely affect park resources and values and interfere with visitor enjoyment. A mid-air collision of tour aircraft over the Grand Canyon caused 25 fatalities and the US Congress passed Public Law in , The National Parks Overflights Act. This act led to a detailed design of the airspace over Grand Canyon National Park and a continuing effort by NPS and FAA to develop an approach to manage tour aircraft Cited by:

[th Congress Public Law 9] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] [ [Page ]] JOHN D. DINGELL, JR. CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT, AND RECREATION ACT [ [Page STAT. ]] Public Law th Congress An Act To provide for the management of the natural resources of the United States, and for other purposes. Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 22, ], the Secretary of Transportation shall issue a request for nominations with respect to roads to be designated under the national scenic byways program, as described in section (a) of ti United States Code.

  More than one-third of the more than U.S. national park units lie either directly above or within 25 surface miles of shale basins, meaning that wildlife in dozens of national parks could be impacted, including Channel Islands, Santa Monica Mountains, Grand Teton, Canyonlands, New River Gorge, Mammoth Cave, and Delaware Water Gap. includes national parks covering more than 84 million acres Federal Responses: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established in is charged with providing leadership in the nation's environmental science, research, education, and assessment efforts.


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Legislation and regulations affecting scenic overflights above national parks: hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, J by United States.

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Legislation and regulations affecting scenic overflights above national parks: hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, J Full text of "Legislation and regulations affecting scenic overflights above national parks: hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, J " See other formats.

Legislation and regulations affecting scenic overflights above national parks: hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives ; One Hundred Third Congress, second session ; J The National Parks Overflight Act of Public Law SECTION 1.

STUDY OF PARK OVERFLIGHTS. (a) Study by Park Service.—The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Secretary’), acting through the Director of the National Park Service, shall conduct a study to determine the proper minimum altitude which should be maintained by.

National Park Service And FAA Hosting Meeting On Grand Canyon Overflights Issues. Grand Canyon National Park Benefits From Latest Rules Released By The FAA. FAA Announces Latest Plans To Restore Natural Quiet At Grand Canyon National Park. Effects of overflights on the national park experience.

and altitudes of flights that occur in the airspace above parks and adjacent communities, improving planning efforts for parks working. The Park Service's historic preservation work is governed by federal law (United States Code [USC] and Public Laws [PL]), federal regulations (Code of Federal Regulations [CFR]), Presidential executive orders, and orders issued by the Director of the National Park Service.

Pilots are requested to maintain a minimum altitude of 2, feet above the surface of the following: National Parks, Monuments, Seashores, Lakeshores, Recreation Areas and Scenic Riverways administered by the National Park Service, National Wildlife Refuges, Big Game Refuges, Game Ranges and Wildlife Ranges administered by the U.S.

Fish and. Hi All, I have found a recommendation (not a regulation) on the Parks Canada website about flying feet or more above a National Park. On the Calgary VNC there is a box indicating no overflights below feet AGL for one of the BC provincial parks. The National Park Service is currently analyzing recently approved provisions in the surface transportation reauthorization bill (Public Law ; MAP) to determine how they will affect Grand Canyon National Park's overflights planning effort.

Legislation and regulations affecting scenic overflights above national parks: hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, J by United States (Book).

Agencies. Federal Aviation Administration; DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Federal Register Vol Number (Monday, June 9, )] [Notices] [Pages ] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [] [FR Doc No: ] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Membership in the National Parks Overflights.

In conjunction with the passage of the National Parks Air Tour Management Act ofthe FAA released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the establishment of commercial air tour management plans at national parks. The Act and subsequent regulations are targeted at commercial air tour operators.

Thanks to AOPA's efforts on the National Park Overflights Working Group (NPOWG) the. Full text of "S. the National Parks Overflights Act of hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, J " See other formats.

49 USC - Overflights of National Parks (a) In General.— (1) General requirements.—A commercial air tour operator may not conduct commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands, as defined by this section, except—.

The National Parks Overflight Act (Public Law ) requires the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service to identify "acceptable levels" of aircraft overflights in federal Class I.

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