(FAR) Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study

by May 14, 2018


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The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) will receive Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from interested firms for the services described in the RFQ at the time and place stated below. Information related to this RFQ, including complete RFQ and any addenda, will be posted to the Piedmont Triad International Airport website under Airport Operations, which can be found at http://flyfrompti.com.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Professional consulting services to conduct all facets of a Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study for the Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO). The purpose of the proposed Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study is to develop updated noise exposure maps (NEMs) for land use planning and noise mitigation in and around GSO, and to potentially update PTAA’s Noise Compatibility Program (NCP).

To be considered for this assignment, firms must specifically demonstrate experience in the conduct of Part 150 Noise Compatibility Studies and the technical capacity to perform the work.

The Noise Compatibility Study will include the following elements: Review GSO’s existing Part 150 Study, noise data and noise compatibility measures; Develop a comprehensive data base for existing aviation activity at GSO and for surrounding land use; Prepare an aviation forecast for the future study year, expected fleet mix, runway use, flight tracks and day-night breakdown; Develop and implement a program for consultation with aircraft operators at GSO, local governments and FAA ATC; Prepare NEMs for existing conditions and for the future study year; Recommend revised and additional noise abatement measures for consideration by PTAA with an evaluation of their expected impact and prepare an updated NCP for GSO; Identify compatible and non-compatible land uses in the area surrounding GSO; Submit proposed NEMs and the NCP to the FAA with required documentation, respond to FAA requests for information or revisions and assist in obtaining final FAA approval of the NEMs and NCP; Provide study data and analyses to local governments for land use planning; and Consult with and advise PTAA during all phases of the Study. A final scope of work will be developed during the negotiation process with the selected firm.

Interested firms should submit six (6) copies of its Statement of Qualifications, on or before 11:00 A.M. EST, Friday, June 8, 2018, to PTAA, c/o Mr. Alex Rosser, P.E., 1000A Ted Johnson Parkway, Greensboro, NC 27409, in a sealed envelope, box or package, and clearly marked on the outside with the following: “GSO FAR PART 150 NOISE COMPATIBILITY STUDY RFQ RESPONSE ENCLOSED”, Respondent’s firm name, address, phone and primary contact person. Proposals received by PTAA after the above date and time will not be considered and will be returned unopened.

Questions or information requests should be submitted via email to Ms. Kimberly Hodges, hodgesk@gsoair.org prior to 5:00 P.M. EST, Thursday, May 31, 2018.  Firms are advised that any information provided or questions asked will be provided to all interested firms via addendum.  Interested firms should email hodgesk@gsoair.org prior to 5:00 P.M. EST, Thursday, May 31, 2018 to be added to the distribution list.

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all Respondents that it will affirmatively ensure that, in any contract entered into pursuant to this RFQ, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit their responses to this RFQ and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.



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