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Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, Weather Takeoff Minimums; Miscellaneous Amendments

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Final rule.

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SUMMARY:

This amendment establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums 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 June 28, 2006. The compliance date for each SIAP and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums 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 June 28, 2006.

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 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: http://www.archives.gov/​federal_​register/​code_​of_​federal_​regulations/​ibr_​locations.html.

For Purchase

Individual SIAP and Weather Takeoff Minimums 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 and Weather Takeoff Minimums 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 (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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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This amendment to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 97 (14 CFR part 97), establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums. The complete regulatory description of each SIAP and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums 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 14 CFR part 97.20. The applicable FAA Forms are identified as FAA Forms 8260-3, 8260-4, 8260-5 and 8260-15A. Materials incorporated by reference are available for examination or purchase as stated above.

The large number of SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums, 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 and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums but refer to their 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 and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums 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 and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums. 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 and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums as contained in the transmittal. Some SIAP and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums amendments may have been previously issued by the FAA in a 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 some SIAP, and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums amendments may require making them effective in less than 30 days. For the remaining SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums, an effective date at least 30 days after publication is provided.

Further, the SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums contained in this amendment are based on the criteria contained in the U.S. Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS). In developing these SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums, 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/or Weather Takeoff Minimums and safety in air commerce, I find that notice and public procedure before adopting these SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums are impracticable and contrary to the public interest and, where applicable, that good cause exists for making some SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums 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 June 20, 2006.

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, under Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 97 (

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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 03 August 2006

Bessemer, AL, Bessemer, NDB RWY 5, Amdt 3, CANCELLED

Fairhope, AL, H L Sonny Callahan, RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Orig

Fairhope, AL, H L Sonny Callahan, RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Orig

Fairhope, AL, H L Sonny Callahan, GPS RWY 1, Orig, CANCELLED

Fairhope, AL, H L Sonny Callahan, VOR/DME-A, Amdt 5

Fairhope, AL, H L Sonny Callahan, Takeoff Minimums and Textual DP, Orig

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, VOR RWY 13, Amdt 16

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Orig

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Orig

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, GPS RWY 4, Orig-A, CANCELLED

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, GPS RWY 22, Orig-A, CANCELLED

Texarkana, AR, Texarkana Regional-Webb Field, GPS RWY 31, Orig-A, CANCELLED

Tucson, AZ, Tucson Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 11L, Amdt 13

Tucson, AZ, Tucson Intl, RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 11L, Orig

Tucson, AZ, Tucson Intl, RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 11L, Amdt 1

Tucson, AZ, Tucson Intl, RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 29R, Orig

Tucson, AZ, Tucson Intl, RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 29R, Amdt 2

Oxnard, CA, Oxnard, LOC RWY 25, Orig

Oxnard, CA, Oxnard, ILS RWY 25, Amdt 11

Pueblo, CO, Pueblo Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26R, Orig

Pueblo, CO, Pueblo Memorial, GPS RWY 26R, Orig, CANCELLED

Fort Myers, FL, Southwest Florida Intl, NDB RWY 5, Orig

Fort Myers, FL, Southwest Florida Intl, VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 23, Orig

Gary, IN, Gary/Chicago Intl, RNAV (RNP) RWY 12, Orig

Oakley, KS, Oakley Muni, NDB RWY 34, Amdt 3

Oakley, KS, Oakley Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Orig

Oakley, KS, Oakley Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Textual DP, Orig

Saginaw, MI, Saginaw County H.W. Browne, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 27, Orig

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 29, Amdt 1

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, ILS PRM RWY 29, Amdt 1 (Simultaneous Close Parallel)

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 30R, ILS RWY 30R (CAT II); ILS RWY 30R (CAT III), Amdt 9

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, ILS PRM RWY 30R, ILS PRM RWY 30R (CAT II), ILS PRM RWY 30R (CAT III), Amdt 1 (Simultaneous Close Parallel)

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, LDA PRM RWY 30L, Amdt 1 (Simultaneous Close Parallel)

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 29, Orig

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 30R, Amdt 1

St. Louis, MO, Lambert-St. Louis Intl, LDA/DME RWY 30L, Amdt 1

Kalispell, MT, Glacier Park Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Amdt 1

Kalispell, MT, Glacier Park Intl, VOR/DME RWY 30, Amdt 10

Kalispell, MT, Glacier Park Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Textual DP, Amdt 3

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R, Orig

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L, Orig

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 35L, Amdt 12

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, VOR RWY 17R, Amdt 6

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, VOR RWY 35L, Amdt 7

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, GPS RWY 26, Orig-B, CANCELLED

Grand Forks, ND, Grand Forks Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Textual DP, Amdt 1

Scottsbluff, NE, Western Neb. Rgnl/William B. Heilig Field, LOC/DME RWY 12, Orig

Klamath Falls, OR, Klamath Falls, RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Orig

Klamath Falls, OR, Klamath Falls, VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 14, Amdt 4

Walla Walla, WA, Walla Walla Regional, ILS OR LOC RWY 20, Amdt 8

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Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1

Orlando, FL, Kissimmee Gateway, RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Orig

Orlando, FL, Kissimmee Gateway, GPS RWY 33, Orig-B, CANCELLED

The FAA published an Amendment in Docket No. 30498, Amdt No. 3170 to Part 97 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (Vol. 71, FR No. 114, Page 34247; dated Wednesday, June 14, 2006) under section 97.27 effective 28 September 2006, which is hereby RESCINDED as follows:

Kelso, WA, Kelso-Longview, NDB OR GPS-A, Amdt 5C, CANCELLED

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[FR Doc. 06-5670 Filed 6-27-06; 8:45 am]

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