Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
This action establishes Class D airspace at Pascagoula, MS. A Federal contract tower with a weather reporting system is being constructed at the Trent Lott International Airport. Therefore, the airport will meet the criteria for establishment of Class D airspace. Class D surface area airspace is required when the control tower is open to contain existing Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and other Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport. This action will establish Class D airspace extending upward from the surface, to and including 2,500 feet MSL, within a 4.1-mile radius of the airport.
0901 UTC, October 27, 2005.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mark D. Ward, Manager, Airspace and Procedures Branch, Air Traffic Division, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 20636, Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404) 305-5627.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On April 27, 2005, the FAA proposed to amend part 71 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 71) by establishing Class D airspace at Pascagoula, MS, (70 FR 21694). This action provides adequate Class D airspace for IFR operations at Trent Lott International Airport. Designations for Class D Airspace are published in paragraph 5000 of FAA Order 7400.9M, dated August 30, 2004, and effective September 16, 2004, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D airspace designation listed in this document will be published subsequently in the Order.
Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking proceeding by submitting written comments on the proposals to the FAA. No comments objecting to the proposal were received.
This amendment to part 71 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 71) establishes Class D airspace at Pascagoula, MS.
The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to kept 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. Since this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule 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 71
- Incorporation by reference
- Navigation (air)
Adoption of the AmendmentStart Amendment Part
In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR Part 71 as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D AND CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for 14 CFR Part 71 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part
2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.9M, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 30, 2004, and effective September 16, 2004, is amended as follows:End Amendment Part
Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace.
ASO MS D Pascagoula, MS [NEW]
Pascagoula, Trent Lott International Airport, MSStart Printed Page 46079
(Lat. 30°27′46″ N, long. 88°31′45″ W)
That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 2,500 feet MSL within a 4.1-mile radius of the Trent Lott International Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific days and times established in advance by a notice to Airmen. The effective days and times will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory.
Issued in College Park, Georgia, on July 28, 2005.
Mark D. Ward,
Acting Area Director, Air traffic Division, Southern Region.
[FR Doc. 05-15651 Filed 8-8-05; 8:45 am]
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