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Public Notice: Passenger Facility Charge Application

Start Date: August 05, 2013, 12:00 AM
End Date: September 05, 2013, 11:59 PM
In accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 158 (Passenger Facility Charges), the City of Lubbock, Texas, as Owner and operator of Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport, has previously imposed a Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) as specified in 14 CFR Part 158, per the Federal Aviation Administration’s Record of Decision dated August 2010. 

Pursuant to Part 158.24(a), the City of Lubbock, Texas hereby announces its intent to file a new PFC application with the Federal Aviation Administration.  The Airport will accept comments on the application for 30 days beginning August 5th and ending September 5th.

Comments can be sent to:    
Kelly Campbell
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
5401 N. MLK Blvd Unit 389
Lubbock, TX 79403
Or by e-mail at

The following actions are proposed:  
In accordance with 14 CFR Part 158 section 158.25, the City of Lubbock, Texas will be requesting authorization to impose and use PFC funds for the following projects:  

Item 8-1- Improve Service Road:   
Project Description: The project will relocate the airport perimeter road to enhance airfield safety by removing the road from the Runway Object Free Area (ROFA) and threshold siting surface on the 17R end.  

Item 8-2- Runway 17R/35L Improvements:   
Project Description: The project includes rehabilitation of the airport’s primary concrete runway (Runway 17R/35L) and connecting taxiways.  Rehabilitation of the concrete runway will include rubber removal and joint sealant replacement in the center 50 feet and full depth replacement of the outer 50 feet on each side.  Connecting taxiways will be evaluated and re-configured to comply with new design standards as determined by the FAA. 

The estimated total PFC revenue for each project and the application total are detailed in the table below.

Improve Service Road


Runway 17R/35L Improvements


Total Application


The project is proposed at the collection rate (level) of $4.50.  

The estimated Charge Effective Date for this application is September 1, 2016.  The estimated Charge Expiration Date for this application is May 1, 2020.  

If you have any questions regarding the information listed, please contact the airport administration office at (806) 775-3126.  A supporting data package is available by request.