- Public Hearings -

Public Hearing Dates, Times and Locations:

The DAF hosted public hearings from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on the following dates and at the following locations:

March Air Reserve Base (ARB)
July 18, 2023
Tinker Air Force Base (AFB)
July 20, 2023
Grissom Air Reserve Base (ARB)
July 25, 2023
March Field Air Museum  (Google Map)
22550 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, CA 92518
Reed Conference Center at Delta Hotels by Marriott  (Google Map)
5800 Will Rogers Rd
Midwest City, OK 73110
Maconaquah High School Cafeteria  (Google Map)
256 East 800 South
Bunker Hill, IN 46914

The Draft EIS was released on June 30, 2023. The Revised Draft EIS was released on January 26, 2024. If you would like to receive additional information on this project, please complete the Registration Form.

The comment period extended from June 30, 2023 to August 14, 2023. The comment period for the Revised Draft EIS extended from January 26, 2024 to March 11, 2024.


Electronic versions of the public hearing materials are available for download below.

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Entire Public Hearing Materials Package download
This package includes all the materials listed below.
Large Display Boards download
These boards provide information on the following topics:
Purpose and Need of the Proposed Action
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and EIS Process
Evaluating the alternatives for the Proposed Action
Environmental resources being studied in the EIS
March Air Reserve Base (ARB)
Grissom ARB
Tinker Air Force Base
Comparison of the KC-135 and KC-46A
KC-46A MOB 5 Mission and Baseline Noise Contours at March ARB
KC-46A MOB 5 Mission and Baseline Noise Contours at Grissom ARB
KC-46A MOB 5 Mission and Baseline Noise Contours at Tinker AFB
Brochure download
This brochure provides similar information as the large boards above, but in a letter-sized, 4-page pamphlet.
Mail-In Comment Form download
Electronic comments can be submitted via this website, or comments can be submitted via mail using either this mail-in comment form or your own. Addresses to mail-in comments can be found on the comment form or on this website in the footer area just below.

Public participation is an integral part of this project. Your input is valuable and assists the Department of the Air Force in making better-informed decisions.

Comments can be mailed to the address listed below or submitted electronically to Mr. Austin Naranjo, AFCEC/CZN, afcec.czn.nepacenter@us.af.mil.

13397 Lakefront Drive; Suite 100
Earth City, MO 63045

Project Contacts:

Grissom ARB Public Affairs - (765) 688-3348
March ARB Public Affairs - (951) 655-4137
Tinker AFB Public Affairs - (405) 739-202
Tinker AFB Public Affairs - after hours – (405) 734-7313