Cheney Free Press -

By Grace Pohl
Staff Intern 

Airway's APZ solution is moving in the right direction


November 2, 2017

Airway Heights

Contributed photo city of The accident potential zones (APZ) near Airway Heights are shown in the map above.

Airway Heights currently has an Accident Potential Zone II (APZ) near Fairchild Air Force Base that has been an issue since 1995 after there was an installation study when it was brought to everyone's attention.

According to the city's website, Airway Heights follows regulations for Air Installation Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ) from Fairchild Air Force Base, and Airport Overlay Zones (AOZ) from Spokane International Airport. AICUZ and AOZ are the accident potential zones (APZ). One of the reasons of it being important to help move the residents out of the zone is to ensure that Fairchild AF...

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