Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Second Field Training Unit (FTU-2)

Summary

SCH Number
2009034002
Lead Agency
United States Air Force (USAF)
Document Title
Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Second Field Training Unit (FTU-2)
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Received
Present Land Use
PLU: commercial, office space, industrial
Document Description
NOTE: Joint Document is EA/FONSI The U.S. Airforce, Headquarters Air Combat Command (ACC), proposes to stand-up of a second Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) FieldTraining Unit (FTU-2) and relocate the existing FTU currently operated at Creech Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada, to another location. The beddown will consist of 36 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper UAS aircraft and up to 800 personnel (600 permanent and 200 students). The proposed action would also involve construction and renovation of facilities to support the beddown.

Contact Information

Name
Donald Calder
Agency Name
U.S. Air Force, Air Combat Command
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Lancaster
Counties
Kern, Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Edwards Air Force Base and related military airspace
Zip
93524
Airports
Edwards AFB
Range
R-2515
Base
Edwards
Other Location Info
Nearest City/Community: Edwards AFB

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 36,000), Industrial (Sq. Ft. 347,000)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Solid Waste, Transportation, Restricted airspace
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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