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Amendment of Class D and Class E5 Airspace; Vero Beach, FL

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This action makes a technical amendment to the Class D and Class E5 airspace at Vero Beach, FL. The geographic position coordinates for the Vero Beach Municipal Airport have been updated. Therefore, the airspace legal descriptions must be amended to reflect this change.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

0901 UTC, March 22, 2001.

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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) 305-5586.Start Printed Page 77812

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

History

The geographic position coordinates for the Vero Beach Municipal Airport have been updated. As a result the airspace legal descriptions must be amended. This rule will become effective on the date specified in the EFFECTIVE DATE section. Since this action has no impact on users of the airspace in the vicinity of the Vero Beach Municipal Airport, Vero Beach, FL, notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are unnecessary. Class D airspace designations for airspace areas extending upward from the surface of the earth and Class E airspace designations for airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth are published in paragraphs 5000 and 6005 respectively of FAA Order 7400.9H, dated September 1, 2000, and effective September 16, 2000, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D and Class E airspace designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in the Order.

The Rule

This amendment to Part 71 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 71) amends Class D and Class E5 airspace at Vero Beach, FL.

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; EO 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389; 14 CFR 11.69.

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2. The incorporation by reference in

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Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace

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ASO FL D Vero Beach, FL [Revised]

Vero Beach Municipal Airport, FL

(Lat. 27°39′20″ N, long. 80°25′05″ W)

That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 2,500 feet MSL within a 4.2-mile radius of Vero Beach Municipal Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific days and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective days and times will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory.

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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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ASO FL E5 Vero Beach, FL [Revised]

Vero Beach Municipal Airport, FL

(Lat. 27°39′20″ N, long. 80°25′05″ W)

Vero Beach VORTAC

(Lat. 27°40′42″ N, long. 80°29′23″ W)

St. Lucie County International Airport, FL

(Lat. 27°29′42″ N, long. 80°22′06″ W)

That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.7-mile radius of Vero Beach Municipal Airport and within 2.5 miles each side of Vero Beach VORTAC 296° radial, extending from the 6.7-mile radius to 7 miles west of the VORTAC and within a 7-mile radius of St. Lucie County International Airport.

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Issued in College Park, Georgia, on November 29, 2000.

Wade T. Carpenter,

Acting Manager, Air Traffic Division, Southern Region.

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[FR Doc. 00-31706 Filed 12-12-00; 8:45 am]

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