Public Notice – Intent to File PFC Application



PFC Application


April 20, 2022

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment


Download the Project Descriptions, Justifications, and Cost Summary Here

Tompkins County intends to file an application to “Impose and Use” Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that will allow the County to augment its capital improvement program at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport.  As required under Section 158.24 of CFR Part 158, “Passenger Facility Charges”, Tompkins County is hereby providing public notice of its intent to file the application.

Comments may be filed with Ms. Roxan E. Noble, Airport Director, Ithaca Tompkins International Airport, at the address listed below on or prior to May 20, 2022. Comments received by that date will be considered by the County and will be forwarded with the application to the FAA. Project descriptions, justifications, and summary of project costs are provided with this notice. More detailed project justification information will be provided upon written request to Ms. Noble.


Ithaca Tompkins International Airport

Airport Director’s Office, Administration Building

72 Brown Road

Ithaca, NY 14850


Under the new PFC program, the total estimated net PFC revenue will be $1,959,788 with an estimated charge effective date of June 1, 2022 and an estimated charge expiration date of September 1, 2026.  The application to “Impose and Use” will allow collection of PFCs to continue at the $4.50 level.

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