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Modification of Class E Airspace; Marquette, MI; Revocation of Class E Airspace; Sawyer, MI, and K.I. Sawyer, MI

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Final rule; new effective date.

SUMMARY:

On December 3, 1999, the FAA published a final rule modifying Class E airspace at Marquette, MI, and revoking the Class E airspace at Sawyer, MI, and K.I. Sawyer, MI. An integral part of this airspace action is the decommissioning of the Marquette (MQT), MI, VHF Omnidirectional Range/Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME) and commissioning of the new Gwinn (GWI), MI, VOR/DME. On February 2, 2000, the effective date of this final rule was delayed until further notice due to the delay in the commissioning, due to construction, of the new Gwinn VOR/DME. The date for commissioning of the GWI VOR/DME is now expected to be August 10, 2000.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

The effective date of the final rule published at 64 FR 67713 is 0901 UTC, August 10, 2000.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Denis C. Burke, Air Traffic Division, Airspace Branch, AGL-520, Federal Aviation Administration, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018, telephone (847) 294-7568.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On December 3, 1999, the FAA published a final rule modifying Class E airspace at Marquette, MI, and revoking the Class E airspace at Sawyer, MI, and K.I. Sawyer, MI (64 FR 67713). Due to a delay in construction, and subsequent commissioning, of the new Gwinn, MI, VOR/DME this airspace action could not be implemented on the original effective date.

Accordingly, on February 2, 2000, the effective date of the modification of the Class E airspace at Marquette, MI, and the revocation of the Class E airspace at Sawyer, MI, and K.I. Sawyer, MI, was delayed until further notice (65 FR 4871). The commissioning date for the GWI VOR/DME is now expected to be August 10, 2000.

In consideration of the foregoing, the new effective date of the final rule modifying Class E airspace at Marquette, MI, and revoking the Class E airspace at Sawyer, MI, and K.I. Sawyer, MI (64 FR 67713, December 3, 1999) is established as August 10, 2000.

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Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois on April 20, 2000.

David B. Johnson,

Acting Manager, Air Traffic Division.

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[FR Doc. 00-10916 Filed 5-1-00; 8:45 am]

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