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Revision of Class E Airspace, Duchesne, UT

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This action modifies the Duchesne, UT, Class E airspace to accommodate airspace required for the establishment of a new instrument approach to the Duchesne Municipal Airport, Duchesne, UT.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

0901 UTC, October 5, 2000.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Brian Durham, ANM-520.7, Federal Aviation Administration, Docket No. 00-ANM-08, 1601 Lind Avenue SW, Renton, Washington, 98055-4056: telephone number: (425) 227-2527.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

History

On June 20, 2000, the FAA proposed to amend Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations, part 71 (14 CFR part 71) by establishing Class E airspace at Duchesne, UT, in order to accommodate a new SIAP to the Duchesne Municipal Airport, Duchesne, UT (65 FR 38226). This amendment provides additional Class E5 airspace at Duchesne, UT, to meet current criteria standards associated with SIAP. Interested parties were invited to participate in the rulemaking proceeding by submitting written comments on the proposal. No comments were received.

The Rule

This amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations, part 71 (14 CFR part 71) revises Class E airspace extension at Duchesne, UT, in order to accommodate a new SIAP to the Duchesne Municipal Airport, Duchesne, UT. This amendment establishes Class E5 airspace at Duchesne, UT, to meet current criteria standards associated with the SIAP. The FAA establishes Class E airspace where necessary to contain aircraft transitioning between the terminal and en route environments. This rule is designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) at the Duchesne Municipal Airport and between the terminal and en route transition stages.

The area will be depicted on aeronautical charts for pilot reference. The coordinates for this airspace docket are based on North American Datum 83. Class E airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth, are published in Paragraph 6005, of FAA order 7400.9G dated September 1, 1999, and effective September 16, 1999, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E airspace designation listed in this document will be published subsequently in the Order.

The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. It, therefore, (1) is not a “significant regulatory action” under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a “significant rule” under DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a Regulatory Evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

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List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

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Adoption of the Amendment

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In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends

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PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D, AND CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS

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1. The authority citation for

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Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.

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2. The incorporation by reference in

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Paragraph 6005 Class E airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth.

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ANM UT E5 Duchesne, UT [Revised]

Duchesne Municipal Airport, Duchesne, UT

(Lat. 40°11′31″N, long. 110°22′52″W)

Myton VORTAC

(Lat. 40°08′42″N, long. 110°07′40″W)

That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6 mile radius of the Duchesne Municipal Airport; that airspace extending upwards from 1,200 feet above the surface within 7 miles north of and 5.3 miles south of the 104° and 284° radials extending from 12.2 miles east to 12.2 miles west of the Myton VORTAC.

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Issued in Seattle, Washington, on August 31, 2000.

Daniel A. Boyle,

Acting Manager, Air Traffic Division, Northwest Mountain Region.

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[FR Doc. 00-24142 Filed 9-20-00; 8:45 am]

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