SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

October 27, 2005 21:04 ET

Final Environmental Impact Report Released for Los Angeles Airport South Airfield Improvement Project

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 27, 2005 -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today released the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the South Airfield Improvement Project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). All documents, including appendices, will be available for review at, and at designated public libraries and other locations.

As required by the California Environmental Quality Act, the Final EIR contains LAWA's written responses to the nearly 600 comments from individuals and organizations on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) received during a 45-day public comment period that ended Sept. 15, 2005.

During the public comment period, LAWA conducted a public workshop and an all-day stakeholders forum so that the public could learn more about the project, as well as work together to develop comments on the Draft EIR.

The Final EIR will next undergo further actions required under the LAX Specific Plan Process and is tentatively scheduled for consideration by the Board of Airport Commissioners in December 2005.

The proposed project consists of the relocation of Runway 7R/25L to approximately 55 feet to the south of its current centerline location and the construction of a new center parallel taxiway between the two south runways. These improvements were identified as part of the LAX Master Plan and were generally analyzed in the LAX Master Plan EIR, certified by the Los Angeles City Council in December 2004. The purpose of these improvements is to enhance the safety of LAX operations by reducing the potential for runway incursions.

Physical copies of the Final EIR for the South Airfield Improvement Project are available for review at the locations listed below. Review days and times vary by location.


Central Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Exposition Park-Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library
3665 South Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Mar Vista Branch Library
12006 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90066

Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Library
501 South Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291

West Los Angeles Regional Library
11360 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Los Angeles, CA 90025

Westchester-Loyola Village Library
7114 West Manchester Avenue
Westchester, CA 90045

Alma Reaves Woods Watts Library
10205 Compton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90002


Culver City Julian Dixon Library
4975 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230

El Segundo Library
111 West Mariposa Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245

Hawthorne Library
12700 Grevillea Avenue
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Hermosa Beach Library
555 Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Inglewood Library
101 West Manchester Boulevard
Inglewood, CA 90301

Lawndale Library
14615 Burin Avenue
Lawndale, CA 90260

Lennox Library
4359 Lennox Boulevard
Lennox, CA 90304

Manhattan Beach Library
1320 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Marina del Rey Lloyd Taber Library
4533 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Redondo Beach Library
303 North Pacific Coast Hwy
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

View Park Library
3854 West 54th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90043

UCLA Henry J. Bruman Library
Maps & Government Information
Young Library, Building A4510
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Willowbrook Library
11838 Wilmington Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90059

Wiseburn Library
5335 West 135th Street
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Woodcrest Library
1340 West 106th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90044


LAWA Administration Building
Engineering & Project Management
7301 World Way West, 5th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Los Angeles County Clerk
EIR Desk
12400 Imperial Highway
Norwalk, CA 90650

Los Angeles City Clerk
200 N. Spring Street, Room 360
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Contact Information

    Nancy Suey Castles
    (310) 646-5260