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Planning & Design

Learn more about our plans for the future of the County Airport System.

The Sacramento County Airport System Planning and Design division is responsible for planning, design and construction activities for the four airports in the system: SMF, SAC, MHR and F72. Planning and Design is comprised of three sections:

Planning and Environment

The Sacramento County Airport Division Planning and Environment section is responsible for: master plans, environmental review and compliance, noise, wildlife management, hazardous materials, recycling, sustainability, federal grants and airport land acquisition programs.

What is a master plan?

An airport master plan is a plan for development over the course of the next 20 years. Airport master plans include the following elements:

  • A vision set forth by the airport owner and interested parties;
  • An inventory of existing facilities, activity, and other areas of regional interest;
  • Forecasts of airport activity including projected levels of passengers, aircraft operations;
  • Demand/Capacity and Facility Requirements for airfield, terminal, roadway, parking, general aviation, cargo, other aviation-related uses, and non-aviation-related uses;
  • Development and evaluation of alternatives that could provide the level of facilities needed to meet the projected demand;
  • A recommended development plan based on the most favorable development option;
  • An environmental overview identifying environmental issues and constraints that must be taken into consideration;
  • A capital improvement program that projects capital costs and potential funding resources for implementation of the recommended airport improvements; and
  • A public involvement program that allows interested parties an opportunity to express their concerns and obtain information for the master plan update process and status.
Contract Opportunities

Design and Development

The Sacramento County Airport System Design and Development section is responsible for: engineering, design, project management, job-order contracting, and CAD/mapping.

Contract Opportunities

Construction Management

The Sacramento County Airport System Construction Management section is responsible for: project delivery, inspection and compliance.

Projects, Plans and Studies


International

NOTICE OF PREPARATION OF A DRAFT SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SMF) 2020 MASTER PLAN DRAFT UPDATE

This Notice of Preparation (NOP) is a brief notice sent by the lead agency (Sacramento County Office of Planning and Environmental Review) to notify responsible agencies, trustee agencies, and involved federal agencies that the lead agency is planning to prepare an Supplemental Environmental Impact Review (SEIR) for the 2020 SMF Master Plan Update with significant impacts for the project. The purpose of the NOP is to solicit guidance from those agencies as to the scope and content of the environmental information to be included in the SEIR with significant impacts.  

NOP for the SMF 2020 Master Plan Update Supplemental EIR 

It may also be viewed online through the Sacramento County Office of Planning and Environmental Review website click here

 

SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 2020 MASTER PLAN DRAFT UPDATE - REQUEST FOR PUBLIC FEEDBACK

As part of the Sacramento International Airport’s 2020 Master Plan draft update, the Sacramento County Department of Airports is seeking community participation and feedback prior to presenting the draft Master Plan to the County Board of Supervisors. 

The Sacramento International Airport Master Plan Update comment period is now closed. The comments and responses are available below.

Master Plan Public Feedback Q and A

Download (or View) the 2020 Master Plan Draft Update Video Presentation

2020 Master Plan Draft Update PDF Presentation


2020 Master Plan Draft Chapters - Summary PDFs

SMF MP Inventory_Final Draft 

SMF MP Inventory Summary Final Draft

SMF MP Forecast Final Draft  

SMF MP Forecast Summary Final Draft

SMF MP Facility Requirements Final Draft

SMF MP Facility Requirements Summary Final Draft

SMF MP Alternatives Final Draft

SMF MP Alternatives Summary Final Draft

Comments/inquiries regarding aircraft noise may be submitted to the Sacramento County Airport System by email to planenoiseinfo@saccounty.net or by calling the aircraft noise report line at (916) 874-0800. Please only submit comments or questions regarding the 2020 Airport Master Plan Draft Update to air-planning@saccounty.net.


Executive

Executive Airport layout Plan


Mather

Mather Airport

2013 REVISED DRAFT MASTER PLAN

Mather 2013 Revised Draft Master Plan


Franklin

Franklin Field AIRPORT LAYOUT PLAN