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[Docket 6-97]

Foreign-Trade Zone 182--Fort Wayne, Indiana Area Application for 

     An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, grantee of Foreign-
Trade Zone 182, requesting authority to expand its zone in the Fort 
Wayne, Indiana area. The Fort Wayne International Airport is a Customs 
user fee airport facility designated by the U.S. Customs Service. 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 February 5, 1997.
    FTZ 182 was approved on December 23, 1991 (Board Order 549, 57 F.R. 
1450, 1/14/92). The general-purpose zone currently consists of three 
sites: Site 1 (16,000 sq. ft.)--public warehouse at 315 East Wallace 
Street, Fort Wayne; Site 2 (17,500 sq. ft.)--public warehouse at 2122 
Bremer Road, Fort Wayne; and, Site 3 (50 acres)--Air Trade Center at 
the Fort Wayne International Airport, Fort Wayne.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand Site 3 to 
include the entire Air Trade Center and to add an additional site to 
its zone project. Site 3 at the Air Trade Center, adjacent to the Fort 
Wayne International Airport would be expanded to cover 443 acres; and, 
proposed Site 4 would cover 41 acres on 3 contiguous parcels at 1515 
Riverfork Drive West, approximately 20 miles from the Fort Wayne 
International Airport, Huntington. Stride Rite Children's Group, Inc. 
(a subsidiary of Stride Rite Corporation), will be leasing one of the 
parcels for its warehousing needs. 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 April 21, 1997. Rebuttal comments in response to 
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during 
the subsequent 15-day period (to May 6, 1997).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:

Huntington Chamber of Commerce, 305 Warren Street, Huntington, IN 46750
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230

    Dated: February 10, 1997.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-4220 Filed 2-19-97; 8:45 am]

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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
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  Indiana, 7749