Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
This action amends the Class E2 airspace at New Bern, NC, from continuous to part time. A Federal Contract Tower is operational at Craven County Regional Airport, NC. Class D airspace has been established for the airport during the tower hours of operation. Therefore, the Class E2 airspace is amended from continuous to part time.
0901 UTC, January 25, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Wade T. Carpenter, Jr., Manager, Airspace Branch, Air Traffic Division, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 20636, Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404) 305-5627.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On August 28, 2000, the FAA proposed to amend part 71 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 71) by establishing Class D airspace at New Bern, NC, (65 FR 52375) as a Federal Contract Tower has opened. This action will provide Class D airspace designated as surface area to accommodate IFR operations at Craven County Regional Airport when the control tower is open. Therefore, the Class E2 airspace at New Bern, NC, must be amended from continuous to part time. Class E airspace designations are published in Paragraph 6002 of FAA Order 7400.9H, dated September 1, 2000, and effective September 16, 2000, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1, dated September 1, 1999. The Class E airspace designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in the Order.
This amendment to Part 71 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 71) amends Class E2 airspace at New Bern, NC.
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.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71End List of Subjects
Adoption of the AmendmentStart Amendment Part
In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amendsEnd Amendment Part Start Part
PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D AND CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation forEnd Amendment Part
2. The incorporation by reference inEnd Amendment Part
Paragraph 6002 Class E Airspace Designated as Surface Areas.
ASO NC E2 New Bern, NC [Revised]
Craven County Regional Airport, NC
(Lat. 35°04′23″N, long. 77°02′35″W)
New Bern, VOR/DME
(Lat. 35°04′23″N, long. 77°02′42″W)
Within a 4-mile radius of Craven County Regional Airport and within 2.4-miles each side of New Bern VOR/DME 038° and 210° radials, extending from the 4-mile radius to 7 miles northeast and southwest of the VOR/DME. This Class E airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory.
Issued in College Park, Georgia, on November 16, 2000.
Wade T. Carpenter,
Acting Manager, Air Traffic Division, Southern Region.
[FR Doc. 00-29908 Filed 11-21-00; 8:45 am]
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