AICUZ study is released Monday at the Biloxi Visitors Center

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Keesler's updated Air Installation Compatible Use Zone study is released at a public meeting, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Biloxi Visitors Center, second floor, 1050 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi.

The study addresses aircraft noise and accident potential zones created by current flying operations at Keesler. It contains information on building height restrictions and provides data for use in achieving land uses that are compatible with the current flying mission.

AICUZ data are intended for use by local citizens and government officials involved in land use planning and facility development. The purpose of the AICUZ program is to help ensure the health, safety and welfare of the citizens in the surrounding communities while preserving Keesler's operational capabilities.

The presentation outlines the overall AICUZ program, its methodology, potential uses of the study and Air Force and community responsibilities for compatible land use. A question-and-answer period follows the presentation.

Keesler officials note that as the cities of Biloxi and D'Iberville, and Harrison County continue to grow and prosper, it is important that all government and business leaders join with Keesler in a cooperative effort to implement mutually-beneficial planning for the future.

For those unable to attend the meeting, copies of the study are available here.