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This amendment establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or 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.
This rule is effective March 8, 2004. The compliance date for each SIAP is specified in the amendatory provisions.
The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the regulations is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of March 8, 2004.
Availability of matters incorporated by reference in the amendment is as follows:
1. FAA Rules Docket, FAA Headquarters Building, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591;
2. The FAA Regional Office of the region in which the affected airport is located;
3. The Flight Inspection Area Office which originated the SIAP; or,
4. The Office of Federal Register, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC.
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.Start Further Info
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.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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 of each SIAP is contained in official FAA form documents which are incorporated by reference in this amendment under 5 U.S.C. 552(a), 1 CFR part 51, and § 97.20 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR). The applicable FAA Forms are identified as FAA Forms 8260-3, 8260-4, and 8260-5. 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 on 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.
This amendment to part 97 is effective upon publication of each separate SIAP as contained in the transmittal. Some SIAP amendments may have been previously issued by the FAA in a National Flight Data Center (NFDC) 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 some SIAP amendments may require making them effective in less than 30 days. For the remaining SIAPs, an effective date at least 30 days after publication is provided.
Further, 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 SIAPs, the TERPS criteria were applied to the conditions existing or anticipated at the affected airports. 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 some 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.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 97
- Air traffic control
- Incorporation by reference, and Navigation (air)
Issued in Washington, DC, on February 27, 2004.
James J. Ballough,
Director, Flight Standards Service.
Adoption of the AmendmentStart Amendment Part
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:End Amendment Part Start Part Start Printed Page 10615
PART 97—STANDARD INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURESEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 97 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Part 97 is amended to read as follows:End Amendment Part
* * * Effective April 15, 2004
Orlando, FL, Executive, RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig-A
Orlando, FL, Executive, RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Orig-A
Orlando, FL, Executive, ILS OR LOC RWY 7, Amdt 22A
Orlando, FL, Executive, VOR/DME RWY 7, Amdt 1A
Orlando, FL, Executive, VOR/DME RWY 25, Amdt 2A
Orlando, FL, Executive, LOC BC RWY 25, Amdt 21A
Orlando, FL, Executive, NDB RWY 7, Amdt 16A
Eunice, LA, Eunice, NDB RWY 16, Amdt 1
Albert Lea, MN, Albert Lea Muni, VOR/DME RWY 34, Orig
Albert Lea, MN, Albert Lea Muni, VOR RWY 16, Orig
Albert Lea, MN, Albert Lea Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 16, Orig
Albert Lea, MN, Albert Lea Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Orig
Albert Lea, MN, Albert Lea Muni, VOR/DME OR GPS RWY 34, Amdt 2B, CANCELLED
Albert Lea, MN, Albert Lea Muni, VOR OR GPS RWY 16, Amdt 9B, CANCELLED
Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos, RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Orig
Tahlequah, OK, Tahlequah Muni, NDB RWY 17, Amdt 2
Alice, TX, Alice Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig
Alice, TX, Alice Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig
Alice, TX, Alice Intl, VOR-A, Amdt 15
Alice, TX, Alice Intl, VOR RWY 31, Amdt 13
Alice, TX, Alice Intl, GPS RWY 13, Orig, CANCELLED
Alice, TX, Alice Intl, GPS RWY 31, Amdt 1, CANCELLED
* * * Effective May 13, 2004
Wilmington, OH, Clinton Field, VOR-A, Amdt 1A
Zanesville, OH, Zanesville Muni, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22, Orig-A
Madison, WI, Dane County Regional-Truax Field, VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 18, Amdt 1
The FAA published an Amendment in Docket No. 30405, Amdt No. 3090 to Part 97 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (Vol 69, FR No. 38, Page 8811; dated February 26, 2004) under § 97.33 effective 15 April 2004, which is hereby rescinded:
Minot, ND, Minot Intl, LOC BC RWY 13, Amdt 7End Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. 04-5027 Filed 3-5-04; 8:45 am]
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