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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 of 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, U.S. 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.

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, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a 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 15, 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 revoking 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:


FDC dateStateCityAirportFDC NumberSubject
01/30/02UTSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Intl2/0835ILS Rwy 34R, Amdt 1
01/30/02UTSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Intl2/0836ILS Rwy 34L, Orig
01/30/02UTSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Intl2/0837ILS Rwy 16R, Amdt 1
01/30/02UTSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Intl2/0838ILS Rwy 16L, Amdt 1
02/01/02UTDeltaDelta Muni2/0908VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 16, Amdt 1A
02/05/02SDMitchellMitchell Muni2/0979VOR or GPS Rwy 12, Amdt 10A
02/05/02SDMitchellMitchell Muni2/0985VOR or GPS Rwy 30, Amdt 4A
02/06/02AZYumaYuma MCAS-Yuma Intl2/0989VOR/DME or TACAN-1 Rwy 17, Amdt 1B
02/06/02AZYumaYuma MCAS-Yuma Intl2/0991VOR/DME RNAV Rwy 21R, Amdt 4
02/06/02AZYumaYuma MCAS-Yuma Intl2/0994GPS Rwy 21R, Orig
02/06/02AZYumaYuma MCAS-Yuma Intl2/0995VOR Rwy 17, Amdt 5
02/06/02AZYumaYuma MCAS-Yuma Intl2/0996GPS Rwy 17, Orig-A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1044VOR/DME Rwy 36L, Amdt 4B
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1045VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 36R, Amdt 9A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1048GPS Rwy 36L, Amdt 1A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1049VOR Rwy 18R, Amdt 3A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1050VOR Rwy 18L, Amdt 3A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1051VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 18L, Amdt 5A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1052ILS Rwy 18R, Amdt 5A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1053ILS Rwy 17 (Cat I, II), Amdt 2A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1054ILS Rwy 35 (Cat I, II, III), Amdt 3A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1055ILS Rwy 36R (Cat I, II, III), Amdt 6A
02/08/02FLOrlandoOrlando Intl2/1057VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 18R, Amdt 5A
02/08/02TNOneidaScott Muni2/1098SDF Rwy 23, Amdt 4A
02/08/02TNOneidaScott Muni2/1099VOR/DME-A, Amdt 5
02/11/02NEGrand IslandCentral Nebraska Regional2/1155VOR Rwy 13, Amdt 19
02/11/02NEGrand IslandCentral Nebraska Regional2/1156RNAV (GPS) Rwy 31, Orig
02/11/02NEGrand IslandCentral Nebraska Regional2/1157RNAV (GPS) Rwy 13, Orig
02/11/02ARFort SmithFort Smith Regional2/1169VOR or TACAN Rwy 25, Amdt 20B
02/12/02IAPellaPella Muni2/1220NDB or GPS Rwy 34, Amdt 7
02/12/02IAPellaPella Muni2/1221RNAV (GPS) Z Rwy 34, Orig
02/12/02IAPellaPella Muni2/1222RNAV (GPS) Z Rwy 16, Orig
02/13/02AZYumaYuma MCAS-Yuma Intl2/1245ILS Rwy 21R, Amdt 5
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02/14/02KSKingmanKingman Muni2/1252GPS Rwy 18, Orig-A This Replaces FDC NOTAM 2/0313 Published in TL 02-05.
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[FR Doc. 02-4288 Filed 2-25-02; 8:45 am]