Airport Authority Seeks Input on Environmental Document for Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan for NASNI

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is seeking public input on a Notice of Preparation (NOP) and Initial Study (IS) for a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP) proposed for Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), located in the City of Coronado.

This marks a 30-day review public review and comment period slated to close on May 22, 2019 at 5 p.m. The NOP/IS is available online at www.san.org/nasni and hard copies can be viewed at these locations:

  • Airport Authority Administration Building (former Commuter Terminal) at San Diego International Airport, 3225 North Harbor Drive, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92101, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
  • Campo-Morena Village Branch Library, 31356 Highway 94, Campo, CA 91906
  • Bonita-Sunnyside Branch Library, 4375 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA 91902
  • Paradise Hills Public Library, 5922 Rancho Hills Dr, San Diego, CA 92139
  • Lincoln Acres Branch Library, 2725 Granger Ave., National City, CA 91950
  • South Chula Vista Library, 389 Orange Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911

Comments can also be submitted to alucpcomments@san.org, via mail (SDCRAA, P.O. Box 82776, San Diego, CA 92138-2776) or hand delivered to the Airport Authority Administration Building.

The Airport Authority will host a public scoping meeting to provide an overview of the project and the environmental review process. Details are below.

Public Scoping Meeting

May 6, 2019, 4 – 7 p.m.
Coronado Public Library Winn Room
640 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Presentations at the scoping meeting will be given at 4 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. Attendees can provide oral and written comments on the scope and content of the EIR.

About the Project
The Airport Authority is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of the general public and the ability of airports to operate now and in the future. One of the Authority’s responsibilities is to serve as the Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) for San Diego County. The NASNI ALUCP will serve as the primary tool the ALUC uses to review proposed land developments in the NASNI environs for compatibility with military aviation operations. The ALUCP is also intended to assist local agencies in preparing or amending land use plans and regulations as well as in the review of proposed land use projects within their jurisdictions.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com