Application by Hancock Co Port and Harbor Commission for after-the-fact fill of non-tidal wetlands for construction of airport facilities at Stennis International Airport

Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission has filed notice of a proposed project which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The applicant is requesting after-the-fact authorization for filling 4.40 acres of non-tidal wetlands in preparation for construction of additional airport facilities at the Stennis International Airport in Hancock County, MS. View the full application at the link(s) below.

Any person wishing to make comments or objections to the proposed activity must submit those comments in writing to Alyssa Timbs by mail at the Department of Marine Resources at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530, by email at, or by using the form below before 1:00 p.m. on the day February 19, 2024. 

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Alyssa Timbs by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact