Reconstruction of Runway 8L-26R
In accordance with Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management, the following public notice is being made for the proposed reconstruction of Runway 8L-26R , Taxiway U, Taxiway V and a new parallel taxiway at El Paso International Airport (ELP or Airport). The proposed project will encroach on the 100-year floodplain. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an Environmental Determination on December 17, 2013 for the project and determined that the encroachment is not significant. Upon completion of the construction, the Airport may request a revision to the FEMA map, to document any changes to the floodplain areas.