Airport Site Approval Order

The Florida Department of Transportation intends to issue an “Airport Site Approval Order,” in accordance with Chapter 330, Florida Statutes, “Regulation of Aircraft, Pilots, and Airports” and Chapter 14-60, Florida Administrative Code, “Airport Licensing, Registration, and Airspace Protection” for the following site:

All Children’s Hospital Helipad, a private airport, in Pinellas County, at Latitude 27° 45' 54" and Longitude 82° 38' 26", to be owned and operated by Ms. Tricia Fantinato, The LPA Group Incorporated, 4503 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 400, Tampa, FL 33614.

A copy of the Airport Site Approval Order, the Airport’s application, the applicable rules, and other pertinent information may be obtained by contacting: Mr. William J. Ashbaker, P.E., State Aviation Manager, Florida Department of Transportation, Aviation Office, 605 Suwannee Street, Mail Station 46, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0450, (850)414-4500, aviation.fdot@dot.state.fl.us, website: http://www.dot.state.fl.us/aviation.

ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING RIGHTS: Any person whose substantial interests will be determined or affected by this Airport Site Approval Order has the right, pursuant to Section 120.57, Florida Statutes, to petition for an administrative hearing. The petition for an administrative hearing must conform to the requirements of Rule Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code, and must be filed, in writing, within twenty-one days of the publication of this notice, with: Clerk of Agency Proceedings, Office of General Counsel, Florida Department of Transportation, 605 Suwannee Street, Mail Station 58, Room 550, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0450. Failure to file a petition within the allowed time constitutes a waiver of any right such person has to request a hearing under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes.