Naval Air Station Banana River Off-Base Disposal Area

In the 1940s, the Navy utilized land south of the base known as the Naval Air Station Banana River Off-Base Disposal Area Formerly Used Defense Site.  It is approximately 50 miles southeast of Orlando in Brevard County, south of Patrick Air Force Base and north of the City of Satellite Beach.  For more information, please see Site Summary fact sheet.

RECOGNIZE - The object you found could be dangerous.
RETREAT - Leave the area without touching or moving the object.
REPORT - Call 911 immediately.

Project Documents

Administrative Record Files

Administrative Record Table of Contents / Index - May 2024

Community Relations Plan

Community Relations Plan - September 2019
Community Relations Plan - March 2020
Community Relations Plan - July 2021
Community Relations Plan - September 2021

Correspondence

Project Update Postcard - May 2024
Project Update Postcard - September 2023
Fieldwork Start-up Notice Postcard - February 2023
Community Meeting Postcard - February 16 2023
Community Meeting Postcard - November 9 2022
Project Update Postcard - July 2022
Virtual Meeting Postcard Notice - November 2021 
RI/FS Award Notification Letter and Right-of-Entry Request - May 7 2021
Project Update Postcard - March 2021
Project Update Postcard - January 2021
Project Update Postcard - October 2020
Project Update Postcard - July 2020
Project Approval and Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Letter - July 31 2020
Preliminary Assessment Letter - May 4 2020
Project Update Postcard - March 2020
Project Update Postcard - January 2020

Fact Sheets

Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Process Fact Sheet - October 2022
Site Summary Fact Sheet - November 2022
Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Fact Sheet - November 2022
Questions and Answers - October 2022
Right-of-Entry Questions and Answers - October 2022
RI/FS Questions and Answers Fact Sheet - October 2021
RI/FS Right-of-Entry Questions and Answers Fact Sheet - May 2021
Virtual Meeting Handouts - August 12 2020
More Questions and Answers - revised - August 2020
Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study - July 2020
RI/FS Site Summary Fact Sheet - July 2020
Preliminary Assessment Questions and Answers - April 2020
RI/FS More Questions and Answers - October 2019
RI/FS Site Summary Fact Sheet - September 2019
RI/FS Questions and Answers Fact Sheet - September 2019

Maps

Naval Air Station Banana River Off-Base Disposal Area Map
Aerial Photographs - 1938-1949
Aerial Photographs from 1950s
Historical Aerial Photographs - 1943-1951
Aerial Photographs with Legends - 1943-1984
Site Layout Map - February 16 2023
Site Vicinity Map - February 16 2023

Presentations

Community Meeting Presentation - February 16 2023
Historic Maps - Community Meeting - February 16 2023
Site Layout Map - February 16 2023
Site Vicinity Map - February 16 2023
What-We-Need-From-You Slide - February 16 2023
Investigation Fieldwork Poster - February 16 2023
Systematic Planning Process Meeting #2 - November 8 2022
Virtual Meeting Video - November 5 2021
Virtual Meeting Presentation Slides - November 5 2021
Virtual Meeting Handouts - November 5 2021
Virtual Meeting Video - August 12 2020
Project Approval and Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Slides - August 12 2020
Public Availability Presentation - October 24 2019

Public Notices

Community Meeting Public Notice - Hometown News - February 10 2023
Community Meeting Posters - February 16 2023
Community Meeting Public Notice - Hometown News - November 2022
Virtual Meeting Notice Postcard - November 5 2021
Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Public Notice - June 11 2021
Virtual Public Meeting - Hometown News Beaches - August 7 2020
Preliminary Assessment Community Meeting Newspaper Notice - October 2019

Reports

Uniform Federal Policy - Quality Assurance Project Plan - Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study - January 2024
Final Geophysical Investigation Report and Proposed Exploratory Test Pit Excavations - Tech Memo #1 - January 2024
Inventory Project Report - July 25 2020
Preliminary Assessment - April 2020
Findings and Determination of Eligibility - August 2019
Findings and Determination of Eligibility Reference Documents
Inventory Project Report - 1991

Restoration Advisory Board

Restoration Advisory Board Memorandum for Record - Lack of Interest - February 28 2024
Restoration Advisory Board Reassessment Postcard - January 2024
Restoration Advisory Board Reassessment Tear Sheet - Hometown News - January 12 2024
Restoration Advisory Board Reassessment Public Notice - Hometown News - January 2024
Restoration Advisory Board Fact Sheet - January 2023
Restoration Advisory Board Community Interest Form
Restoration Advisory Board Memorandum for Record Lack of Interest - March 2022
Restoration Advisory Board Solicitation Public Notice - Hometown News - May 2021

Status Update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has posted the Final Remedial Investigation / Feasibility Study Uniform Federal Policy – Quality Assurance Project Plan (“work plan”), Final Geophysical Investigation Report, and Restoration Advisory Board Reassessment Memorandum for Record (February 2024) under the Project Documents section. Upon completion of a contract modification with the investigation contractor, USACE will initiate the next phase of the investigation which will involve exploratory test pits in select locations. We will begin coordinating with property owners for the next work phase in May 2024.

If you have questions or concerns, please email FUDS.Florida@usace.army.mil or call 800.710.5184.

Contact Information

Toll-Free 1-800-710-5184
FUDS.FLORIDA@usace.army.mil