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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 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.

DATES:

This rule is effective January 28, 2005. The compliance date for each Start Printed Page 4011SIAP 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 January 28, 2005.

ADDRESSES:

Availability of matters 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 the affected airport is located;

3. The Flight Inspection Area Office which originated the SIAP; or,

4. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/​federal_​register/​code_​of_​federal_​regulations/​ibr_​locations.html.

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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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 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.

The Rule

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.

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 January 14, 2005.

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 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40106, 40113, 40114, 40120, 44502, 44514, 44701, 44719, 44721-44722.

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2. Part 97 is amended to read as follows:

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* * * Effective February 17, 2005

Lufkin, TX, Angelina County, RNAV (GPS) RwY 7, Orig

* * * Effective March 17, 2005

Perryville, AK, Perryville, RNAV (GPS) RwY 3, Orig

Scottsdale, AZ, Scottsdale, RNAV (GPS)-D, Orig

Scottsdale, AZ, Scottsdale, NDB OR GPS-B, Amdt 3A, Cancelled

California City, CA, California City Muni, RNAV (GPS) RwY 6, Orig

California City, CA, California City Muni, RNAV (GPS) RwY 24, Orig

San Jose, CA, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl, RNAV (GPS) RwY 12R, Orig

San Jose, CA, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl, RNAV (GPS) RwY 30L, Orig

San Jose, CA, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl, GPS RwY 12R, Orig-A, Cancelled

San Jose, CA, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl, GPS RwY 30L, Orig-A, Cancelled

Willimantic, CT, Windham, RNAV (GPS) RwY 9, Orig-A

Willimantic, CT, Windham, RNAV (GPS) RwY 27, Orig-A

Melbourne, FL, Melbourne Intl, ILS OR LOC RwY 9R, Amdt 11

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Agana, Guam, Guam International, RNAV (GPS) RwY 6R, Orig-B

Agana, Guam, Guam International, RNAV (GPS) Z RwY 6L, Orig-C

Agana, Guam, Guam International, RNAV (GPS) RwY 24L, Orig-B

Agana, Guam, Guam International, RNAV (GPS) RwY 24R, Orig-B

Elkhart, IN, Elkhart Muni, ILS OR LOC RwY 27, Amdt 2

Elkton, MD, Cecil County, RNAV (GPS) RwY 13, Orig-A

Frederick, MD, Frederick Muni, RNAV (GPS) Y RwY 23, Amdt 1

Ocean City, MD, Ocean City Muni, RNAV (GPS) RwY 14, Orig-D

Morganton, NC, Morganton-Lenoir, RNAV (GPS) RwY 3, Orig

Morganton, NC, Morganton-Lenoir, RNAV (GPS) RwY 21, Orig

Morganton, NC, Morganton-Lenoir, NDB RwY 3, Amdt 5

Statesville, NC, Statesville Regional, LOC RwY 10, Orig-A, Cancelled

Statesville, NC, Statesville Regional, NDB RwY 10, Orig-A, Cancelled

Wilmington, NC, Wilmington Intl, LOC BC RwY 17, Amdt 7C, Cancelled

Clayton, NM, Clayton Muni Airpark, RNAV (GPS) RwY 2, Amdt 1

Clayton, NM, Clayton Muni Airpark, RNAV (GPS) RwY 20, Amdt 1

Lovington, NM, Lea County-Zip Franklin Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RwY 3, Orig

Lovington, NM, Lea County-Zip Franklin Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RwY 21, Orig

Lovington, NM, Lea County-Zip Franklin Memorial, GPS RwY 21, Amdt 1, Cancelled

Lovington, NM, Lea County-Zip Franklin Memorial, GPS RwY 3, Amdt 1, Cancelled

Athens (Albany), OH, Ohio University Snyder Field, ILS OR LOC RwY 25, Amdt 1A

Athens (Albany), OH, Ohio University Snyder Field, RNAV (GPS) RwY 7, Orig

Athens (Albany), OH, Ohio University Snyder Field, RNAV (GPS) RwY 25, Orig

Athens (Albany), OH, Ohio University Snyder Field, NDB RwY 25, Amdt 9

Athens (Albany), OH, Ohio University , GPS RwY 7, Orig-A, Cancelled

Athens (Albany), OH, Ohio University , GPS RwY 25,Orig-A,Cancelled

Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Intl, NDB RwY 27L, Amdt 5C, Cancelled

Washington, PA, Washington County, VOR-B, Amdt 7

Washington, PA, Washington County, NDB RwY 27, Amdt 1

Washington, PA, Washington County, RNAV (GPS) RwY 9, Orig

Washington, PA, Washington County, GPS RwY 9, Orig-B, Cancelled

Washington, PA, Washington County, RNAV (GPS) RwY 27, Orig

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth International, NDB RwY 35C, Amdt 10B, Cancelled

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth International, ILS OR LOC RwY 35C, Orig

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth International, CONVERGING ILS RwY 35C, Orig

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth International, ILS RwY 35C, Amdt 7, Cancelled

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth International, CONVERGING ILS RwY 35C, Amdt 5A, Cancelled

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth International, LOC/DME RwY 17C, Orig

Galveston, TX, Scholes Intl at Galveston, ILS OR LOC RwY 13, Amdt 11

Galveston, TX, Scholes Intl at Galveston, RNAV (GPS) RwY 13, Orig

Galveston, TX, Scholes Intl at Galveston, GPS RwY 13, Amdt 1, Cancelled

Galveston, TX, Scholes Intl at Galveston, RNAV (GPS) RwY 17, Orig

Galveston, TX, Scholes Intl at Galveston, GPS RwY 17, Amdt 1, Cancelled

Warrenton, VA, Warrenton-Fauquier, VOR RwY 14, Amdt 4

Warrenton, VA, Warrenton-Fauquier, RNAV (GPS) RwY 14, Orig

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[FR Doc. 05-1411 Filed 1-27-05; 8:45 am]

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