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

Summary

SCH Number
2009034002
Lead Agency
U.S. Air Force
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
Donald Calder
U.S. Air Force, Air Combat Command
HQ ACC/A7PS 129 Andrews St, Ste 102
Langley AFB, VA, CA 23665-2769

Phone : (757) 764-6156

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 Type
Office (36,000 Sq. Ft.) Industrial (347,000 Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Noise Population/Housing Balance Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Restricted airspace
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 7 California Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission

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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