[Federal Register: October 3, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 191)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Foreign-Trade Zone 26--Atlanta, Georgia; Application for
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of
Foreign-Trade Zone 26, requesting authority to expand its zone in the
Atlanta, Georgia area, within the Atlanta Customs port of entry. The
application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-
Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of
the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on September 22,
FTZ 26 was approved on January 17, 1977 (Board Order 115, 42 FR
4186, 1/24/77) and reorganized on April 18, 1988 (Board Order 381, 53
FR 15254, 4/28/88). The general-purpose zone currently consists of a
275-acre site adjacent to Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport
(HAIA) in Clayton and Fulton Counties, Georgia.
The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general-
purpose zone to include three separate jet fuel storage and
distribution facilities (9.7
acres) at HAIA: the Atlecon Fuel Corporation fuel facility (3 tanks,
1.7 acres); the Epsilon Trading, Inc. fuel facility (10 tanks, 5.7
acres); and, the Airport Group International, Inc. (formerly Lockheed
Air Terminal, Inc.) fuel facility (2 tanks, 2.3 acres). The facilities
include underground fuel transmission lines, hydrant lines and
associated pumps, valves, meters and other equipment. Atlecon is a
consortium of airlines that operate international flights at the
airport. Epsilon Trading, Inc. is a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines,
Inc., and the Airport Group International, Inc. is a subsidiary of
Lockheed Martin Corporation. All carriers are permitted to utilize
these systems pursuant to a uniformly applied fee structure.
Zone procedures will provide Customs duty-free treatment for jet
fuel used in international flights. Some of the jet fuel will come from
domestic oil refineries operating under FTZ procedures.
No specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time.
Such requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
In accordance with the Board's regulations, a member of the FTZ
Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and
report to the Board.
Public comment on the application is invited from interested
parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the
Board's Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period
for their receipt is December 4, 1995. Rebuttal comments in response to
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during
the subsequent 15-day period (to December 18, 1995).
A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:
U.S. Department of Commerce, District Office, Plaza Square North, Suite
310, 4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: September 27, 1995.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 95-24598 Filed 10-2-95; 8:45 am]
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