This study was prepared under contract with the Flint Hills Regional Council, with financial support from the Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. The content does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment.

UAS CORRIDOR STUDY

INTRODUCTION

The Joint Land Use Study Implementation (JLUS) will be a series of projects that will address the recommendations in the Fort Riley Joint Land Use Study. An unmanned aircraft system (UAS) corridor study for the area located between the Smokey Hill Weapons Range and Fort Riley will be conducted as part of the first Phase of the JLUS Implementation.

 
PURPOSE OF CORRIDOR STUDY

Develop a team approach to address and manage encroachment and compatibility issues within the corridor to support the military mission and the community’s economic growth, now and in the future.

LOCATION OF CORRIDOR STUDY

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CORRIDOR STUDY COMMITTEE

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Study Oversight

  • Identify Issues

  • Provide Expertise to Address Technical Issues

  • Provide Comments to Draft and Final Report

  • Recommendations

  • Evaluate Implementation Options

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Series of Three Public Workshops

    • Project Introduction

    • Interim Findings and

    • Preliminary

    • Recommendations

    • Final Recommendations

  • Stakeholder Interviews

    • Local Business Owners

    • Land Owners

    • Community Organizations

PROJECT SCHEDULE