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Standard Instrument Approach Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Final rule.


This amendment establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, addition of new obstacles, or changes in air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.


An effective date for each SIAP is specified in the amendatory provisions.

Incorporation by reference-approved by the Director of the Federal Register on December 31, 1980, and reapproved as January 1, 1982.


Availability of matter incorporated by reference in the amendment is as follows:

For Examination—

1. FAA Rules Docket, FAA Headquarters Building, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591;

2. The FAA Regional Office of the region in which affected airport is located; or

3. The Flight Inspection Area Office which originated the SIAP.

For Purchase—

Individual SIAP copies may be obtained from:

1. FAA Public Inquiry Center (APA-200), FAA Headquarters Building, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; or

2. The FAA Regional Office of the region in which the affected airport is located.

By Subscription—

Copies of all SIAPs, mailed once every 2 weeks, are for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, US Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.

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Donald P. Pate, Flight Procedure Standards Branch (AMCAFS-420), Flight Technologies and Programs Division, Flight Standards Service, Federal Aviation Administration, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, 6500 South MacArthur Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73169 (Mail Address: P.O. Box 25082 Oklahoma City, OK 73125) telephone: (405) 954-4164.

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This Amendment to part 97 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 97) establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs). The complete regulatory description on each SIAP is contained in the appropriate FAA Form 8260 and the National Flight Data Center (FDC)/Permanent (P) Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) which are incorporated by reference in the amendment under 5 U.S.C. 552(a), 1 CFR part 51, and § 97.20 of the Federal Aviation's Regulations (FAR). Materials incorporated by reference are available for examination or purchase as stated above.Start Printed Page 6164

The large number of SIAPs, their complex nature, and the need for a special format make their verbatim publication in the Federal Register expensive and impractical. Further, airmen do not use the regulatory text of the SIAPs, but refer to their graphic depiction of charts printed by publishers of aeronautical materials. Thus, the advantages of incorporation by reference are realized and publication of the complete description of each SIAP contained in FAA form documents is unnecessary. The provisions of this amendment state the affected CFR (and FAR) sections, with the types and effective dates of the SIAPs. This amendment also identifies the airport, its location, the procedure identification and the amendment number.

The Rule

This amendment to part 97 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 97) establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes SIAPs. For safety and timeliness of change considerations, this amendment incorporates only specific changes contained in the content of the following FDC/P NOTAMs for each SIAP. The SIAP information in some previously designated FDC/Temporary (FDC/T) NOTAMs is of such duration as to be permanent. With conversion to FDC/P NOTAMs, the respective FDC/T NOTAMs have been canceled.

The FDC/P NOTAMs for the SIAPs contained in this amendment are based on the criteria contained in the U.S. Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS). In developing these chart changes to SIAPs by FDC/P NOTAMs, the TERPS criteria were applied to only these specific conditions existing at the affected airports. All SIAP amendments in this rule have been previously issued by the FAA in a National Flight Data Center (FDC) Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) as an emergency action of immediate flight safety relating directly to published aeronautical charts. The circumstances which created the need for all these SIAP amendments requires making them effective in less than 30 days.

Further, the SIAPs contained in this amendment are based on the criteria contained in the TERPS. Because of the close and immediate relationship between these SIAPs and safety in air commerce, I find that notice and public procedure before adopting these SIAPs are impracticable and contrary to the public interest and, where applicable, that good cause exists for making these SIAPs effective in less than 30 days.


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, 1976); and (3) does not warrant preparation of regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. For the same reason, the FAA certifies that this amendment 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 97

  • Air traffic control
  • Airports
  • Navigation (air)
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Issued in Washington, DC, on February 1, 2002.

James J. Ballough,

Director, Flight Standards Service.

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Adoption of the Amendment

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Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, part 97 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 97) is amended by establishing, amending, suspending, or revolving Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, effective at 0901 UTC on the dates specified, as follows:

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1. The authority citation for part 97 is revised to read as follows:

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Authority: 49 U.S.C. 40103, 40113, 40120, 44701;49 U.S.C. 106(g); and 14 CFR 11.49(b)(2).

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2. Part 97 is amended to read as follows:

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By amending: § 97.23 VOR, VOR/DME, VOR or TACAN, and VOR/DME or TACAN; § 97.25 LOC, LOC/DME, LDA, LDA/DME, SDF, SDF/DME; § 97.27 NDB, NDB/DME; § 97.29 ILS, ILS/DME, ISMLS, MLS/DME, MLS/RNAV; § 97.31 RADAR SIAPs; § 97.33 RNAV SIAPs; and § 97.35 COPTER SIAPs, Identified as follows:

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FDC dateStateCityAirportFDC No.Subject
01/02/02VARoanokeRoanoke Regional Woodrum Field2/0035RNAV (GPS) Rwy 33, Orig
01/03/02AZScottsdaleScottsdale2/0079NDB OR GPS-B, Amdt 3
01/03/02MONew MadridCounty Memorial2/0090VOR/DME OR GPS-A, Amdt 3
01/04/02CAUplandCable2/0111VOR Rwy 6, Amdt 7
01/07/02CAUplandCable2/0152GPS Rwy 6, Orig
01/08/02CASan FranciscoSan Francisco Intl2/0199RNAV (GPS) Rwy 10L, Orig
01/11/02IAOttumwaOttumwa Industrial2/0299VOR OR GPS Rwy 31, Amdt 14A
01/11/02KSKingmanKingman Muni2/0313GPS Rwy 18, Orig-A
01/14/02FLTallahassee (Havana)Tallahassee Commercial2/0377VOR OR GPS-A, Amdt 5A
01/15/02MIMenomineeMenominee-Marinette Twin County2/0413VOR/DME RNAV OR GPS Rwy 21, Amdt 1A
01/15/02ILGalesburgGalesburg Muni2/0420VOR OR GPS Rwy 21, Amdt 6B
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0429NDB Rwy 26, Amdt 2
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0430VOR/DME Rwy 33R, Amdt 14
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0431ILS Rwy 33R, Amdt 11
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0432ILS Rwy 27, Amdt 4
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0433ILS Rwy 26, Amdt 16
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01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0434ILS Rwy 9, Amdt 5
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0435ILS Rwy 8, Amdt 20
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0436RNAV (GPS) Rwy 8, Orig
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0437RNAV (GPS) 33R, Orig
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0438RNAV (GPS) 26 Orig
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0439RNAV (GPS) Rwy 9, Orig
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0440RNAV (GPS) Rwy 27, Orig
01/15/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/0441RNAV (GPS) Z Rwy 9, Orig
01/16/02WVBeckleyRaleigh County Memorial2/0454ILS Rwy 19, Amdt 4A
01/16/02OHWilloughbyWilloughby Lost Nation Muni2/0456NDB OR GPS Rwy 9, Amdt 9B
01/16/02OHWilloughbyWilloughby Lost Nation Muni2/0457VOR Rwy 27, Orig-A
01/16/02OHWilloughbyWilloughby Lost Nation Muni2/0458NDB OR GPS Rwy 27, Amdt 12B
01/16/02NYFarmingdaleRepublic2/0462GPS Rwy 19, Orig
01/16/02MIBay CityJames Clements Muni2/0463VOR OR GPS-A, Amdt 11A
01/16/02FLMiamiMiami Intl2/0466RNAV (GPS) Rwy 27L, Orig
01/16/02FLMiamiMiami Intl2/0467ILS Rwy 27L, Amdt 23A
01/16/02FLMiamiMiami Intl2/0468ILS Rwy 12, Amdt 4A
01/16/02FLMiamiMiami Intl2/0471RNAV (GPS) Rwy 30, Orig-G
01/16/02FLMiamiMiami Intl2/0472RNAV (GPS) Rwy 9L, Orig
01/16/02FLMiamiMiami Intl2/0473RNAV (GPS) Rwy 9R, Orig
01/16/02FLMiamiMiami Intl2/0474RNAV (GPS) Rwy 12, Orig-A
01/17/02SDWatertownWatertown Muni2/0486ILS Rwy 35, Amdt 10
01/17/02LADe RidderBeauregard Parish2/0492LOC Rwy 36, Amdt 1A
01/18/02NHBerlinBerlin Muni2/0528NDB Rwy 18, Orig-B
01/18/02NHBerlinBerlin Muni2/0529VOR/DME Rwy 18, Amdt 1B
01/18/02CTNew HavenTweed-New Haven2/0530ILS Rwy 2, Amdt 15B
01/18/02NYWhite PlainsWestchester County2/0533ILS Rwy 34, Amdt 3A
01/18/02FLPerryPerry-Foley2/0534RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig
01/18/02FLTitusvilleSpace Coast Regional2/0535GPS Rwy 9, Orig-B
01/18/02FLTitusvilleSpace Coast Regional2/0536NDB OR GPS Rwy 18, Amdt 12
01/22/02NYMontgomeryOrange County2/0568ILS Rwy 3, Amdt 1
01/22/02NYMonticelloSullivan County Intl2/0569ILS Rwy 15, Amdt 5A
01/22/02IADes MoinesDes Moines Intl2/0581ILS Rwy 31, Amdt 21B
01/23/02TXEl PasoEl Paso Intl2/0592Radar-1, Amdt 13A
01/24/02TXFalfurriasBrooks County2/0667NDB Rwy 35, Amdt 1
01/25/02SCOrangeburgOrangeburg Muni2/0683VOR Rwy 5, Amdt 4B
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0688LOC Rwy 17, Orig
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0689Radar-1, Amdt 39
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0691NDB Rwy 9, Amdt 27
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0696ILS Rwy 36C (CAT I,II,III), Amdt 2
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0698ILS Rwy 27, Amdt 2B
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0699ILS Rwy 18R, Amdt 12C
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0700ILS Rwy 18L, Amdt 1B
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0701ILS Rwy 18C, Orig-A
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0703ILS Rwy 9, Amdt 26A
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0708ILS Rwy 36L (CAT I,II,III), Amdt 13B
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0725ILS Rwy 36R, (CAT I,II,III), Amdt 2
01/25/02TNMemphisMemphis Intl2/0729VOR/DME Rwy 18R, Orig
01/29/02IAPellaPella Muni2/0797RNAV (GPS) Z Rwy 34, Orig
01/29/02IAPellaPella Muni2/0799RNAV (GPS) Z Rwy 16, Orig
01/29/02IAPellaPella Muni2/0800NDB OR GPS Rwy 34, Amdt 7
01/29/02PAMeadvillePort Meadville2/0825LOC Rwy 25, Amdt 3B
01/29/02PAMeadvillePort Meadville2/0826GPS Rwy 25, Orig-A
01/29/02PAMeadvillePort Meadville2/0827VOR OR GPS Rwy 7, Amdt 6A
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[FR Doc. 02-3243 Filed 2-8-02; 8:45 am]