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Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 3661) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Runways (Aeronautics) -- United States,
  • Emergency airstrips -- United States,
  • Public lands -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 106th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 106-841.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17719379M

      Officially designating the Chicken Strip airstrip as a landing strip through an associated rulemaking process, allowing it to remain open. Camping would be allowed at the airstrip. Camping permits would be required. Permits would be free at first, but a fee might be implemented later. Camping would continue to be limited to 30 days per calendar. to the public and serves as an access point to the interior of this rugged state park. Park staff have worked to make this access possible and to further improve the airstrip. The future of continued public use depends greatly on the pilot community’s behavior when using this airfield. It is recommended that you call () prior to.

      Re: One Way Strips - serious business - Dewey Moore Accident This is a great discussion, but inevitably as these discussions go, it ends up dividing and entrenching opposite sides even more so. We need to rephrase it in a way where we can find common ground and goals, which we all agree is to preserve airplane access to these wild places.   On April 3, , Sen. Crapo and Representatives Butch Otter (R-Idaho) and AOPA member James Hansen (R-Utah) reintroduced the Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act (S/H.R). Both AOPA-backed bills block efforts by federal agencies to restrict or arbitrarily prohibit general aviation's use of backcountry airstrips by requiring approval.

    The Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act, if passed, would nationally codify the process of airport closings, and include local and state officials in those decisions. Currently, the Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act is awaiting action by both chambers of Congress.   The Saline Valley Warm Springs Airfield, commonly known as the Chicken Strip, is an unpaved landing strip that has been in use for decades. For most of that time, the land was managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which did not prohibit use of the airstrip.


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Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

To ensure public access to Federal land and to the airspace over Federal land. The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor. Sponsor and status. A bill to ensure public access to Federal land and to the airspace over Federal land.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor. Sponsor and status. Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

To ensure general aviation aircraft access to Federal land and to the airspace over Federal land. The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor. Sponsor and status. To ensure public access to Federal land and to the airspace over Federal land. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act. Findings. Congress finds that aircraft landing strips— (1) serve an essential safety function as emergency landing areas; (2) serve as trailhead access points for— (A).

Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act July In recent years, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has noticed an increase in the number of permanent closures of backcountry airstrips.

Many airstrips have been closed without consulting state aviation departments, local and national aviation groups, or the public. H.R.Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act. J Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House Committee on Resources on. A bill to ensure general aviation aircraft Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act book to Federal land and to the airspace over Federal land.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor. Sponsor and status. (1) the closure or purposeful neglect of the landing strip; or (2) any other action that would restrict use or render any landing strip unserviceable. (e) Applicability.—Subsections (a), (b)(2), and (d) shall apply to any action, policy, exchange, or acquisition, respectively, that is not final on the date of enactment of this Act.

H.R. Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act Summary: H.R. would establish new requirements related to aircraft landing strips on federal lands managed by the Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior. Issue Brief: Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act Issue Brief: Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act.

As published in the Congressional Record on 7/12/ Our Nation's backcountry airstrips are important to many activities that take place on our public lands.

Airstrips provide remote access for aerial firefighting efforts, they are an. BACKCOUNTRY LANDING STRIP ACCESS ACT S EPTEM —Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed Mr.

Y OUNG of Alaska, from the Committee on Resources. Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act As ordered reported by the House Committee on Resources on J SUMMARY H.R. would establish new requirements related to aircraft landing strips on federal lands managed by the Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior.

It would prohibit the. This legally sanctions the long-established use of this backcountry airstrip.

The Saline Valley Warm Springs Airfield, commonly known as the Chicken Strip, is an unpaved landing strip that has been in use for decades. For most of that time, the land was managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which did not prohibit use of the airstrip.

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Backcountry Landings. By Sparky Imeson. Living in Jackson, Wyo. provides the impetus and the opportunity to jump in a plane and escape the troubles of everyday life at a backcountry airstrip.

An overnight get away can work wonders in restoring your desire to get back to the rigors of your lifestyle. but it turns out that the land belongs to the Bureau of Reclamation & thus could potentially be considered a backcountry landing strip. Although there is support to reopen the airstrip, including support by the Colorado General Assembly.

which enacted legislation to remove liability concerns about aircraft operations from state lands. Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). By United States. Congress. House.

Committee on Resources. Abstract "Septem "--Pt. ng list no.: P (pt. 1).Distributed to some depository libraries in. The Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act would severely limit the ability of federal land managers to close an aircraft landing strip.

Closures would have to be approved by the FAA and the head of the appropriate state aviation department. The public would be given an opportunity to comment on a proposed closure. The information presented about the Idaho Airstrips is not intended to replace flight instruction from a competent instructor for flying to or landing at any of the airstrips presented.

For information concerning instruction into the Idaho backcountry airstrips, call or e-mail Lori MacNichol, To ensure general aviation aircraft access to Federal land and to the airspace over Federal land. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1.

SHORT TITLE. 4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Backcountry Landing 5 Strip Access Act’’. 6 SEC. 2. FINDINGS.The Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act would prohibit the federal government from closing or otherwise rendering inoperable aircraft landing strips located on federal lands. Montana relies on rural airstrips to provide access to the backcountry for firefighting, emergency relief.