Grand Canyon National Park's Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Special Flight Rules Area in the Vicinity of Grand Canyon National Park
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) in the Vicinity of Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) identifies and assesses a No Action Alternative and three Action Alternatives for management of overflight activity in Grand Canyon National Park to substantially restore natural quiet as required by law. Action Alternatives differ in combination and implementation of strategies used to accomplish goals and objectives. The open comment period was from February 4, 2011 to June 20, 2011.
Two versions of the DEIS are available for download. Additionally the maps are provided at higher resolution in separate files.
Did You Know?
The view from Toroweap Overlook (North Rim), 3,000 vertical feet above the Colorado River, is breathtaking; the sheer drop, dramatic! Renowned Lava Falls Rapid, just downriver, can be seen and heard easily from the overlook. This remote area is located on the northwest rim of the Grand Canyon. More...