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FAA, Mount Rainier develop four alternatives to manage air tours

Here is a story I just filed for tomorrow’s paper regarding the development of an air tour management plan at Mount Rainier National Park.

The FAA and Mount Rainier National Park have identified four alternatives for managing air tours over the park, ranging from no flights to allowing 114 flights long varied routes a year.

The release of the alternatives Tuesday is part of the process by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Park Service to develop an air tour management plan for Mount Rainier.

Five operators currently have authorization to provide air tours over and within ½ mile

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