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Standard Instrument Approach Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

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

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

ADDRESSES:

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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 Start Printed Page 38198are impracticable and contrary to the public interest and, where applicable, that good cause exists for making these SIAPs effective in less than 30 days.

Conclusion

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

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Issued in Washington, DC on May 26, 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 (

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PART 97—STANDARD INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURES

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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:

Effective Upon Publication

FDC DateStateCityAirportFDC No.Subject
02/22/01OKOklahoma CityWill Rogers World1/1950RNAV (GPS) Rwy 17L, Orig.
10/26/01TXSan AntonioSan Antonio Intl1/1648NDB Rwy 12R, Amdt 20C.
12/27/01TXEl PasoEl Paso Intl1/3499VOR Rwy 26L, Amdt 29C.
12/27/01TXEl PasoEl Paso Intl1/3500GPS Rwy 26L, Orig.
12/27/01TXEl PasoEl Paso Intl1/3501GPS Rwy 4, Orig.
12/27/01TXEl PasoEl Paso Intl1/3502LOC/DME Rwy 4, Amdt 2A.
02/21/02MOSpringfield-Branson RegionalSpringfield2/1512RNAV (GPS) Rwy 14, Orig.
04/11/02OKOklahoma CityWill Rogers World2/2925NDB Rwy 35L, Orig.
04/11/02TXMcKinneyMcKinney Muni2/2938ILS Rwy 17, Amdt 1B. This Corrects 2/2828 IN TL 02-11.
04/11/02TXDentonDenton Muni2/2959NDB or GPS Rwy 17, Amdt 6B.
04/18/02CAWillitsElls Field-Willits Muni2/3175RNAV (GPS) Rwy 16, Orig.
04/18/02VARichmondRichmond Intl2/3224ILS Rwy 34, Amdt 13.
04/18/02PWBabelthuap IslandKoror2/3238GPS Rwy 9, Amdt 1A.
04/18/02PWBabelthuap IslandKoror2/3239GPS Rwy 27, Amdt 1A.
04/25/02TXEastlandEastland Regional2/3481NDB Rwy 35, Amdt 2.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3726ILS Rwy 8, Amdt 20A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3727ILS Rwy 9, Amdt 5A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3728ILS Rwy 26, Amdt 16A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3729ILS Rwy 27, Amdt 4A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3730NDB Rwy 26, Amdt 2A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3731VOR/DME Rwy 33R, Amdt 14A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3736RNAV (GPS) Rwy 8, Orig-A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3738RNAV (GPS) Rwy 26, Orig-A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3740RNAV (GPS) Rwy 27, Orig-A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3742RNAV (GPS) Rwy 33R, Orig-A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3744RNAV (GPS) Y Rwy 9, Orig-A.
05/03/02TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Arpt/Houston2/3746RNAV (GPS) Z Rwy 9, Orig-A.
05/08/02ARFort SmithFort Smith Regional2/3855VOR or TACAN Rwy 25, Amdt 20C.
05/08/02IACedar RapidsThe Eastern Iowa2/3887GPS Rwy 31, Orig-D.
05/08/02TNPortlandPortland Muni2/3890VOR/DME Rwy 19, Amdt 3.
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05/09/02MDEastonEaston/Newman Field2/3919NDB or GPS Rwy 22, Amdt 8.
05/09/02GAGriffinGriffin-Spalding County2/3926GPS Rwy 14, Orig.
05/09/02GAGriffinGriffin-Spalding County2/3927GPS Rwy 32, Orig.
05/09/02GAGriffinGriffin-Spalding County2/3928NDB Rwy 32, Orig.
05/09/02GAAthensAthens/Ben Epps2/3929VOR or GPS Rwy 2, Amdt 10.
05/09/02GAAthensAthens/Ben Epps2/3930VOR Rwy 27, Amdt 11.
05/09/02GAAthensAthens/Ben Epps2/3931ILS Rwy 27, Orig.
05/09/02GAAthensAthens/Ben Epps2/3932NDB or GPS Rwy 27, Orig.
05/09/02LANatchitochesNatchitoches Regional2/3940NDB or GPS Rwy 34, Amdt 4B.
05/09/02LANatchitochesNatchitoches Regional2/3942LOC Rwy 34, Amdt 3B.
05/10/02KYMount Sterling-MontgomeryMount Sterling-Montgomery County2/3964NDB Rwy 21, Amdt 1A.
05/10/02KYMount Sterling-MontgomeryMount Sterling-Montgomery County2/3965NDB or GPS Rwy 3, Amdt 1B.
05/10/02KYMount Sterling-MontgomeryMount Sterling-Montgomery County2/3966GPS Rwy 21, Amdt 1.
05/12/02TXHoustonEllington Field2/3959ILS Rwy 22, Amdt 3A.
05/13/02OHColumbusColumbus/Port Columbus Intl2/4027ILS Rwy 10R, Amdt 7.
05/13/02OHBowling GreenWood County2/4036VOR/DME RNAV Rwy 27, Amdt 1.
05/13/02OHBowling GreenWood County2/4037GPS Rwy 27, Orig.
05/13/02NCRaleigh-DurhamRaleigh-Durham Intl2/4040ILS Rwy 5L, Amdt 4.
05/13/02NCRaleigh-DurhamRaleigh-Durham Intl2/4041ILS Rwy 5R, Amdt 26.
05/15/02GAColumbusColumbus Metropolitan2/4114RADAR-1, Amdt 8A.
05/15/02GAColumbusColumbus Metropolitan2/4115ILS Rwy 5, Amdt 24B.
05/15/02GAColumbusColumbus Metropolitan2/4116VOR/DME RNAV or GPS Rwy 23, Amdt 2.
05/15/02GAColumbusColumbus Metropolitan2/4117NDB or GPS Rwy 5, Amdt 27A.
05/15/02MNBensonBenson Muni2/4125NDB or GPS Rwy 14, Amdt 6.
05/15/02ALDecaturPryor Field Regional2/4127RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig.
05/16/02WARichlandRichland2/4159VOR or GPS Rwy 25, Amdt 6A.
05/16/02WARichlandRichland2/4160NDB or GPS Rwy 19, Amdt 5.
05/16/02WARichlandRichland2/4161LOC Rwy 19, Amdt 5.
05/16/02NYCanandaiguaCanandaigua2/4163VOR-A Orig.
05/16/02KSWichitaCessna Aircraft Field2/4171VOR or GPS-C, Orig-A.
05/17/02NMAlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Intl Sunport2/4197NDB Rwy 35, Amd 7B.
05/17/02NMAlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Intl Sunport2/4198RNAV (GPS) Rwy 35, Orig.
05/17/02NMAlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Intl Sunport2/4199RNAV (GPS) Rwy 17, Orig.
05/17/02NMAlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Intl Sunport2/4200ILS Rwy 8, Amdt 5B.
05/17/02NMAlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Intl Sunport2/4201ILS Rwy 3, Orig-D.
05/17/02NMAlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Intl Sunport2/4202NAV (gps) Rwy 3, Orig.
05/17/02TXDentonDenton Muni2/4209ILS Rwy 17, Amdt 6B.
05/17/02OKHoldenvilleHoldenville Muni2/3239GPS RWY 17, Amdt 1.
05/20/02TNMillingtonMillington Muni2/4282VOR/DME Rwy 22, Orig-A.
05/21/02ILMolineQuad City Intl2/4321NDB or GPS Rwy 9, Amdt 27C.
05/21/02ILMolineQuad City Intl2/4322ILS Rwy 27, Orig-B.
05/21/02ILMolineQuad City Intl2/4323ILS Rwy 9, Amdt 29C.
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4332VOR or GPS Rwy 4L, Amdt 5C.
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4333VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 22R, Amdt 4C.
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4335NDB Rwy 4L, Amdt 2D.
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4336VOR Rwy 22R, Amdt 4B.
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[FR Doc. 02-13818 Filed 5-31-02; 8:45 am]

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