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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/T 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 Start Printed Page 40596applied to only these specific conditions existing at the affected airports. All SIAP amendments in this rules 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 June 7, 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 § 97.37 COPTER SIAPs, Identified as follows:

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FDC DateStateCityAirportFDC No.Subject
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4337ILS Rwy 22R, Amdt 4B.
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4338ILS Rwy 4L, Amdt 4.
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4339ILS Rwy 4R, Orig.
05/21/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4340ILS Rwy 22L, Orig.
05/22/02OHWilmingtonAirborne Airpark2/4363NDB Rwy 22R, Amdt 7C.
05/22/02FLOrlandoExecutive2/5019LOC BC Rwy 25, Amdt 20A.
05/23/02WASpokaneSpokane Intl2/4427ILS Rwy 21 (CAT I, II), Amdt 19A.
05/23/02WVHuntingtonTri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field2/4436ILS Rwy 30 Amdt 4A.
05/24/02IAMason CityMason City2/4485NDB Rwy 35, Amdt 5.
05/24/02AKKlawockKlawock2/4486NDB/DME Rwy 1, Orig-A.
05/24/02AKKlawockKlawock2/4487GPS Rwy 1, Orig.
05/24/02WIWatertownWatertown Muni2/4490NDB Rwy 5, Amdt 1A.
05/29/02MSCorinthRoscoe Turner2/4637ILS Rwy 17, Orig.
05/29/02MSCorinthRoscoe Turner2/4638GPS Rwy 17, Orig.
05/29/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/4639ILS Rwy 23R (CAT I/II), Amdt 10A.
05/29/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/4641ILS Rwy 5L, Amdt 7.
05/29/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/4642RNAV (GPS) Rwy 5L, Orig.
05/29/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/4645NDB Rwy 5L, Amdt 4.
05/29/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/4652Radar-1, Amdt 21A.
05/29/02ILBloomington/NormalBloomington/Central IL Regl Arpt at Bloomington-Normal2/4658LOC BC Rwy 11, Amdt 8A.
05/29/02ILBloomington/NormalBloomington/Central IL Regl Arpt at Bloomington-Normal2/4660ILS Rwy 29, Amdt 8D.
05/29/02ILBloomington/NormalBloomington/Central IL Regl Arpt at Bloomington-Normal2/4661ILS Rwy 20, Amdt 1.
05/29/02ILBloomington/NormalBloomington/Central IL Regl Arpt at Bloomington-Normal2/4662VOR Rwy 11, Amdt 12B.
05/29/02IADubuqueDubuque Regional2/4663VOR Rwy 31, Amdt 11D.
05/29/02IADubuqueDubuque Regional2/4664LOC Rwy 31, Orig-A.
05/29/02IADubuqueDubuque Regional2/4665NDB or GPS Rwy 31, Amdt 8D.
05/29/02UTSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Intl2/4761ILS Rwy 35, Amdt 1D.
05/29/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/5034VOR Rwy 23R, Amdt 6A.
05/29/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/5039NDB or GPS Rwy 5R, Amdt 4.
05/30/02CTDanburyDanbury Muni2/4683VOR or GPS-A, Amdt 9.
05/30/02LALake CharlesLake Charles Regional2/4685ILS Rwy 15, Amdt 19B.
05/30/02PAPhilipsburgMid-State2/4705NDB Rwy 16, Amdt 6A.
05/30/02PAPhilipsburgMid-State2/4706ILS Rwy 16, Amdt 6.
05/30/02PAPhilipsburgMid-State2/4707VOR Rwy 24, Amdt 15A.
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05/31/02TXHoustonSugar Land Muni/Hull Field2/4769RNAV (GPS) Rwy 17, Orig.
05/31/02LANew OrleansLouis Armstrong New Orleans Intl2/4843ILS Rwy 28, Amdt 4B.
06/03/02PAPhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Intl2/4932ILS Prm Rwy 26, Amdt 1B.
06/03/02CAMontereyMonterey Peninsula2/4949ILS Rwy 10R, Amdt 26A.
06/04/02CTWillimanticWindham2/4944VOR or GPS-A, Amdt 8A.
06/04/02WAPascoTri-Cities2/4955VOR or GPS Rwy 21R, Amdt 4A.
06/04/02WAPascoTri-Cities2/4956ILS Rwy 21R, Amdt 10B.
06/05/02TNKnoxvilleMcGhee-Tyson2/5035VOR or GPS Rwy 23L, Amdt 4A.
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[FR Doc. 02-14989 Filed 6-12-02; 8:45 am]