National park releases draft air tour management plan

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald file photo Tour groups and visitors look at the eruption in the Halemaʻumaʻu crater in 2022 at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

  • Bob Ernst


The National Park Service and Federal Aviation Administration on Monday released a draft Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) and an associated draft Environmental Assessment mandated by a 2000 law and ordered by a federal appeals judge in 2020 in response to a lawsuit by a community group.