CAPE COD GATEWAY AIRPORT PFAS MITIGATION UPDATE
Cape Cod Gateway Airport, with support from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), will host a Public Involvement Plan (PIP) meeting to review the airport’s response to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found on its property.
Airport management and consultants have met with community members on multiple occasions holding public meetings and community outreach sessions to encourage productive open dialogue on its response to PFAS. Additionally, the public has the opportunity to comment on any of the draft reports being submitted to MassDEP.
Monday, December 18, 2023, from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Cape Cod Gateway Airport Conference Room
480 Barnstable Road
Hyannis, Mass. 02601
The meeting will begin with an approximately 45-minute presentation by the airport’s environmental consultant and will conclude with an approximately one hour and 15-minute question and answer session.
About Cape Cod Gateway Airport
The Cape Cod Gateway Airport serves as a distinct commercial transportation hub for the residents of the Town of Barnstable and Cape Cod by meeting the regional demand for air transportation (both commercial and private transportation). For some, it provides very affordable and economic travel opportunities to/from Hyannis to/from other major destinations across the country, and yet for others, the airport provides a much-needed mode of travel to and from the Islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. This includes travel, tourism, and commuting opportunities for a large professional labor force. Cape Cod Gateway Airport connects residents to worldwide markets and destinations, sustaining Cape Cod’s rapidly expanding population and business community and welcomes visitors to Cape Cod, a world-renowned tourist destination. Cape Cod Gateway Airport is a vital link to the regional, national, and international markets that drive our emerging economy. As documented in the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division CY2019 (FY2020) Economic Impact Analysis, the Cape Cod Gateway Airport, in conjunction with its tenants and associated businesses, provide employment opportunities for 1,724 people, with an annual payroll in excess of $73.8 million and a regional economic output in excess of $157.2 million.
Cape Cod Gateway Airport is a department of the Town of Barnstable, as an Enterprise fund with total direct and indirect costs of doing business funded by services provided. No tax dollars or general fund monies are used to operate the Airport. The Airport is managed by the Cape Cod Gateway Airport Commission and airport staff.