The Agency`s statutory fee to invest in a national air transportation system over the long term, coupled with the fact that residential construction systems continue to undermine the ability of some airports to serve the broader public purpose expected of federal airports, has led us to the policy we are proposing. This policy is twofold. While we set minimum requirements that airports with existing access to residential buildings must meet through the fence, we also propose to amend Grant Assurance 5, “Preservation of Rights and Powers” to prohibit sponsors, to enter into new agreements. ACRP 114: Guidebook for Through-The-Fence Operations164 ASSESSMENT OF TTF OPERATIONS From Gulfstream`s perspective, the acquisition of land at the airport and the transfer of civilian aircraft production to the airport were fuelled by the available supply of skilled labour, an air facility located next to the production site and a large area cultivated for expansion. In addition, the airport location provided appropriate transportation for heavy equipment and machinery and favourable weather for the whole year. In addition, because of the significant investment in production facilities, the company`s policy was to own land related to production facilities rather than lease land for maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities. In the Commission`s view, the opportunity to create jobs and investments related to the company`s civilian aircraft production was the main driver of the sale of airport land to the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Company and the creation of FTT. At the time of the sale of the land, there was no other significant development at the airport or to large employers. It was an opportunity to start growth at the airport and in the Community. While Gulfstream wanted to purchase additional land for the development of service and completion centres (which were eventually developed on leased airport land), due to contractual obligations related to the sale of airport land for aeronautical purposes, the Commission failed to meet the demand and was able to generate significant revenue for the airport from the lease of airport land at Gulfstream. STRUCTURE OF TTF OPERATIONS Gulfstream has decided to access the airport permanently and does not pay ftT access fees. Alternatively, Gulfstream pays a fuel tax for all fuel supplied on the FTT field. Gulfstream worked with the Commission, in recognition of the significant impact of the company and the company`s customers, to provide substantial funds for onshore improvements supported by Gulfstream TTF real estate and leased land at the airport.
MANAGEMENT OF TTF OPERATIONS Airport, Gulfstream Management and TSA regularly communicate and address any common safety or security issues related to the operation of the FTT. Recently, due to increased FTT field activity, there has been a higher rate of burglaries in the airport`s movement area by persons and vehicles related to FTT ownership and FTT activities. Gulfstream has installed a fence that separates the TTF land and the airport grounds, with the exception of the only 200-foot taxi that offers FTT access. Given that Gulfstream has also entered into commercial aviation activities in the airport and is contractually bound by leases to comply with the airport`s primary management and compliance tools (. For example, minimum standards, rules and regulations, etc.), the airport administration and the airport authority are able to enforce the airport`s directives, standards, rules and rules regarding Gulfstream`s operations. CONCLUSIONS AND LESSONS LEARNED Gulfstream`s FTT operation was economically and economically favourable to the airport and the Community.