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Standard Instrument Approach Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Final rule.


This amendment amends 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.


This rule is effective October 20, 2005. 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 October 20, 2005.


Availability of matter incorporated by reference in the amendment is as follows:

For Examination

1. FAA Rules Docket, FAA Headquarters Building, 800 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20591;

2. The FAA Regional Office of the region in which affected airport is located; or

3. The National Flight Procedures Office, 6500 South MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169 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:​federal_​register/​Start Printed Page 61028code_​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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Donald P. Pate, Flight Procedure Standards Branch (AFS-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 Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 97 (14 CFR part 97) amends Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs). The complete regulatory description of each SIAP is contained in the appropriate FAA Form 8260, as modified by the the National Flight Data Center (FDC)/Permanent Notice to Airmen (P-NOTAM), which is incorporated by reference in the amendment under 5 U.S.C. 552(a), 1 CFR part 51, and § 97.20 of the Code of Federal Regulations. 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 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 14 CFR part 97 is effective upon publication of each separate SIAP as amended in the transmittal. For safety and timeliness of change considerations, this amendment incorporates only specific changes contained for each SIAP as modified by FDC/P-NOTAMs.

The SIAPs, as modified by FDC P-NOTAM, and 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, 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 FDC 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 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
  • Incorporation by reference, and Navigation (Air)
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Issued in Washington, DC on October 7, 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, Title 14, Code of Federal regulations, Part 97, 14 CFR part 97, is amended by amending 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 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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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
09/23/05ALHuntsvilleHuntsville Intl—Carl T. Jones FieldFDC 5/8672VOR-A, Amdt 12A.
09/26/05NDFargoHector IntlFDC 5/8737ILS or LOC Rwy 36, Orig-A.
09/27/05INSouth BendSouth Bend RegionalFDC 5/8745ILS or LOC Rwy, 27L, Amdt 35A.
09/28/05MOColumbiaColumbia RegionalFDC 5/8871VOR Rwy 13, Amdt 3A.
09/29/05MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl (Wold-Chamberlain)FDC 5/8891ILS PRM Rwy 12L, Amdt 4A.
09/29/05MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl (Wold-Chamberlain)FDC 5/8892ILS PRM Rwy 12R, Amdt 3A.
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09/29/05AKChevakChevakFDC 5/8907RNAV (GPS) Rwy 14, Orig-A.
09/29/05AKChevakChevakFDC 5/8908RNAV(GPS) Rwy 32, Orig-A.
09/29/05AKDillinghamDillinghamFDC 5/8909RNAV (GPS), Rwy 19, Orig-B.
09/29/05AKDillinghamDillinghamFDC 5/8910LOC/DME Rwy 19, Amdt 5A.
09/29/05AKDillinghamDillinghamFDC 5/8911VOR/DME Rwy 19, Amdt 6A.
09/29/05AKDillinghamDillinghamFDC 5/8912VOR Rwy 1, Amdt 8A.
09/29/05AKDillinghamDillinghamFDC 5/8913NDB Rwy 1, Amdt 1A.
10/05/05ARJonesboroJonesboro MuniFDC 5/8965ILS or LOC Rwy 23, Orig-B.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8969RNAV (GPS) Rwy 26, Orig-A.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8970VOR/DME Rwy 8, Amdt 4A.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8972VOR/DME Rwy 26, Amdt 3A.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8974ILS or LOC/DME Rwy 8, Orig-A.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8975VOR/DME Z Rwy 26, Orig-A.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8976VOR RWY 8, AMDT 3b.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8977VOR/DME Y Rwy 26, Orig-A.
09/30/05AKKotzebueRalph Wien MemorialFDC 5/8978RNAV (GPS) Rwy 8, Orig-A.
10/03/05IDCoeur D'AleneCoeur D'Alene Air TerminalFDC 5/9037ILS Rwy 5, Amdt 4B.
10/05/05IADes MoinesDes Moines IntlFDC 5/9052RNAV (GPS) Rwy 23, Orig A.
10/05/05IADes MoinesDes Moines IntlFDC 5/9053VOR/DME Rwy 23, Orig A.
10/05/05IARed OakRed Oak MuniFDC 5/9054NDB Rwy 17, Amdt 8A.
10/05/05IAMason CityMason City MuniFDC 5/9056VOR Rwy 36, Amdt 6A.
10/05/05IAMason CityMason City MuniFDC 5/9057ILS or LOC Rwy 36, Amdt 6B.
10/05/05IAMason CityMason City MuniFDC 5/9058VOR Rwy 18, Amdt 4A.
10/05/05IAMason CityMason City MuniFDC 5/9060LOC BC Rwy 18, Amdt 6A.
10/05/05OKNormanUniversity of Oklahoma WestheimerFDC 5/9084LOC Rwy 3, Amdt 3F.
10/05/05OKNormanUniversity of Oklahoma WestheimerFDC 5/9086NDB Rwy 3, Orig-A.
10/05/05OKNormanUniversity of Oklahoma WestheimerFDC 5/9088VOR/DME RNAV,Rwy 3, Orig-G.
10/05/05OKNormanUniversity of Oklahoma WestheimerFDC 5/9092NDB Rwy 35, Orig-A.
10/05/05OKBlackwellBlackwellFDC 5/9094VOR-A, Amdt 3A.
10/04/05AKBarrowWiley Post-Will Rogers MemorialFDC 5/9104VOR/DME Rwy 24, Amdt 1A.
10/04/05AKBarrowWiley Post-Will Rogers MemorialFDC 5/9106RNAV (GPS) Rwy 6, Orig-A.
10/04/05AKBarrowWiley Post-Will Rogers MemorialFDC 5/9107LOC/DME BC Rwy 24, Amdt 3B.
10/04/05AKBarrowWiley Post-Will Rogers MemorialFDC 5/9108GPS Rwy 24, Orig-B.
10/04/05MNGlenwoodGlenwood MuniFDC 5/9123VOR Rwy 33, Amdt 2A.
10/04/05MNInternational FallsInternational FallsFDC 5/9124ILS or LOC Rwy 31, Amdt 8A.
10/04/05WATacomaTacoma NarrowsFDC 5/9127GPS Rwy 17, Orig-A.
10/04/05WATacomaTacoma NarrowsFDC 5/9129NDB Rwy 35, Amdt 7B.
10/04/05WATacomaTacoma NarrowsFDC 5/9130GPS Rwy 35, Orig-A.
10/04/05MNRochesterRochester intlFDC 5/9144VOR Rwy 2, Amdt 17A.
10/05/05OKClaremoreClaremont RegionalFDC 5/9156VOR/DME-B Amdt 3A.
10/05/05OKCushingCushing MuniFDC 5/9158NDB Rwy 36, Amdt 4A.
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10/05/05SDRapid CityRapid City RegionalFDC 5/9164VOR or TACAN Rwy 24, Orig-D.
10/05/05SDRapid CityRapid City RegionalFDC 5/9165VOR or TACAN Rwy 32, Amdt 24D.
10/05/05KSWichitaWichita Mid-ContinentFDC5/9177ILS or LOC Rwy 1L (Cat 1), ILS Rwy 1L (Cat 11), Amdt 3A.
10/05/05KSWichitaWichita Mid-ContinentFDC5/9178ILS or LOC Rwy 19R, Amdt 5A.
10/05/05KSWichitaWichita Mid-ContinentFDC5/9179VOR Rwy 14, Amdt 1C.
10/05/05AKDillinghamDillinghamFDC 5/9187RNAV (GPS) Rwy 1, Orig-A.
10/05/05AKSt Mary'sSt Mary'sFDC 5/9189RNAV (GPS) Rwy 16, Orig-A.
10/05/05AKIliamnaIliamnaFDC 5/9191RNAV (GPS) Rwy 7, Amdt 1A.
10/05/05AKIliamnaIliamnaFDC 5/9192RNAV (GPS) Rwy 17, Orig-A.
10/05/05AKIliamnaIliamnaFDC 5/9195RNAV (GPS) Rwy 35, Orig-A.
10/05/05AKBarrowWiley Post-Will Rogers MemorialFDC 5/9200ILS or LOC/DME Rwy 6, Orig-A.
10/05/05LAShreveportShreveport DowntownFDC 5/9202LOC Rwy 14, Amdt 4D.
10/05/05MNDuluthDuluth IntlFDC 5/9203ILS or LOC Rwy 27, Amdt 8B.
10/05/05KSSalinaSalina MuniFDC 5/9207ILS or LOC Rwy 35, Amdt 19A.
10/05/05KSSalinaSalina MuniFDC 5/9208VOR Rwy 17, Amdt 1A.
10/05/05KSSalinaSalina MuniFDC 5/9209NDB Rwy 35, Amdt 17A.
10/05/05IAHarlanHarlan MuniFDC 5/9224NDB Rwy 33, Amdt 5A.
10/05/05IAMuscatineMuscatine MuniFDC 5/9225VOR Rwy 6, Orig-B.
10/05/05IAMason CityMason City MuniFDC 5/9226RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Orig A.
10/05/05IAMuscatineMuscatine MuniFDC 5/9227VOR Rwy 24, Orig-B.
10/05/05IAMason CityMason City MuniFDC 5/9228RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig A.
10/05/05LARayvilleRayville/John H Hooks Jr MemorialFDC 5/9231RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig-A.
10/05/05MNDuluthDuluth IntlFDC 5/9236Copter ILS or LOC Rwy 27, Orig-A.
10/05/05KSHaysHays RegionalFDC 5/9238ILS or LOC Rwy 34, Orig-C.
10/05/05OKClintonClinton ShermanFDC 5/9239VOR Rwy 35L, Amdt 11D.
10/05/05OKClintonClinton ShermanFDC 5/9243ILS or LOC Rwy 17R, Amdt 7A.
10/05/05LALake CharlesLake Charles RegionalFDC 5/9263Radar 1, Amdt 5A.
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[FR Doc. 05-20849 Filed 10-19-05; 8:45 am]