An extensive public outreach program will provide the Navajo Nation and the local Chapters an opportunity to participate in the NNASMP process. The public outreach program will encourage information sharing and collaboration among the Navajo Nation, airport users and tenants, resource agencies, elected and appointed public officials, community members, and the general public. A dedicated public outreach team is commited to providing community outreach services, including a proficient Navajo language translator. 

For questions pertaining to the public outreach component of this study, please contact:

Mary Ortega-Itsell
Outreach Coordinator
Genesis Consulting Group, LLC

Phone: 210-488-1019



May 15, 2016: FInal Report and Summaries now available
The NNASMP has been finalized and all airport ALPs have been approved by the FAA. In addition, an overall NNASMP excutive summary, as well as individual project airport executive summaries, are now available. This marks the end of the project, and now the real work can begin. The final report and executive summaries can be found on the Program Documents page. 

May 15, 2015: The Draft Final Report is now availbale
The Draft Final Report is now availble for review on the Working Papers page. This draft final contains all chapters, exhibits, ALP drawings, and appendices. 

March 27, 2015: Working Paper No. 3 and final PAC meeting details are now available
Working Paper No. 3, which includes the capital improvement plans for each airport and the financial funding sources and implementation plan for the Study as a whole, is now avaialable for review. You will find this final working paper on the Program Documents page - under Working Papers.

Also, information regarding the final PAC meeting is now avaialble. Within the last year, many meetings have taken place and much work has been accomplished. We are now requesting your participation in the FINAL phase of NNASMP.  An Open House is scheduled, at the Navajo DOT Complex on Friday, April 10, 2015, from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm.  Mr. Arlando Teller, Program Manager, and the Consultant Team will be available between these hours to personally present the findings of the study, share the program, and discuss the draft Airport Layout Plans for each airport in the Study.  The Open House will again engage the community in the future plans for the critical Navajo Nation airport system and again ask for your input, comments, and recommendations.  Please save the date for this FINAL important gathering. 

March 9, 2015: Working Paper 3 and Draft Final documents coming soon
Great progress has been made over the past nine to ten months with the NNASMP. Working Paper No. 3, which will include the capital improvement plans for each airport and the financial funding sources and implementation plan for the Study as a whole, will be available for review in early April. Following Working Paper No. 3 will be the Draft Final report, which is expected to be completed in early May for review. 

The final PAC meeting will also be held in early April. More information regarding the final PAC meeting will also be posted shortly. 

December 22, 2014: Afternoon presentation shown during week long NDOT Regional Transportation Meetings now available
Last week the consultant team presented proposed development plans and costs found within Working Parper No. 2 of the Navajo Nation Airport System Master Plan, and also described the next steps in the Study. The presentation is now available. Download presentation 




November 12, 2014: Save the dates for upcoming NDOT Regional Transportation Planning Meetings during the week of December 15th-19th
The Navajo Division of Transportation is conducting a series of Regional Transportation Planning meetings to be held at the NDOT Complex in Tse Bonito, NM the week of December 15th-19th. Each Agency is assigned a different day of the week to discuss transportation planning related topics, including the airports part of the Navajo Nation Airport System Master Plan. The consultant team will give a presentation, as well as facilitate a question-answer session with those in attendance; this will take place during the afternnon session between 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm each day. The schedule for the week-long workshop sessions is as follows:

  • Monday, December 15, 2014 - Fort Defiance Agency Regional Meeting
    • Window Rock Airport 
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - Central Agency Regional Meeting
    •  Chinle Airport 
  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Western Agency Regional Meeting
    • Tuba City Airport
  • Thursday, December 18, 2014 - Northern Agency Regional Meeting
    • Shiprock Airstrip 
  • Friday, December 19, 2014 - Eastern Agency Regional Meeting
    • Crownpoint Airport

October 29, 2014: 2nd PAC Meeting Power Point Presentations and Press Release 
Presentations given by the consultant team at the second PAC meeting held on October 15, 2014, for the Information Sub-committee and Technical Sub-committee are availble to view. Also, a press release summarizing the meeting is also available.

Information Sub-committte presentation Technical Sub-committee presentation

Press Release

October 6, 2014: A second Planning Advisory Commitee (PAC) Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 15th, 2014.
Two disticnt groups will meet for the next scheduled PAC meeting on October 15, 2014, in Tse Bonito, NM at the Navajo DOT Transportation Complex - the Information Sub-committee and the Technical Sub-committee - to provide feedback and guidance on the Draft Working Paper No.1.  

September 11, 2014: The Draft Working Paper No. 1 is now available.
Please visit the Program Documents - Working Papers Page to download and view.  

August 15, 2014: Remember to attend the Tuba City Chapter House Workshop.
Tuba City Chapter House – Tuesday, August 19, 2014; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

August 14, 2014: Photographs from the St. Michaels, Chinle, Crownpoint, and Shiprock Chapter House Workshops held over the past two weeks are now available. A copy of the Workshop Presentation is also available. Download presentation  Download presentation Quick Facts

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July 21, 2014: Toll free, bi-lingual informational help line now available!

A toll-free, bi-lingual informational help line is now available for the community to call and ask questions or share comments about the program. The phone number is 1-844-Navajo1 (628-2561)

July 14, 2014: Chapter House Workshops have been scheduled.

All workshops will be held at the local Chapter House. Two workshop times have been scheduled for your convenience. The presentation and materials at each workshop will be identical. The dates and times for the Chapter House Workshops are as follows: 

     Arizona Chapters:

     St. Michael Chapter House – Wednesday, July 30, 2014; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

     Chinle Chapter House – Thursday, July 31, 2014; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

     Tuba City Chapter House – Tuesday, August 19, 2014; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

     New Mexico Chapters:

     Shiprock Chapter House -  Tuesday, August 5, 2014; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

     Crownpoint Chapter House - Wednesday, August 6, 2014; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July 14, 2014: Program brochures available

Informational brochure is now available! Brochures are also available at your local Chapter House. Download brochure 

June 6, 2014: Toll free, bi-lingual informational help line coming soon!

A toll-free, bi-lingual informational help line will be available soon allowing the community to call and ask questions or share comments about the program.

May 27, 2014: Meeting minutes for PAC Meeting 1  Download PDF

May 27, 2014: PAC Meeting 1 and Project Kick-off Presentation Download PDF

May 23, 2014: Press release announcing project kick-off, May 2014 Download PDF

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