Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
This Rule establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures 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, adding new obstacles, or changing 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 December 13, 2007. The compliance date for each SIAP, associated Takeoff Minimums, and ODP 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 December 13, 2007.
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 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.
Availability— All SIAPs and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs are available online free of charge. Visit nfdc.faa.gov to register. Additionally, individual SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and ODP copies may be obtained from:
1. FAA Public Inquiry Center (APA-200), FAA Headquarters Building, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; or Start Printed Page 70773
2. The FAA Regional Office of the region in which the affected airport is located.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Harry. J. Hodges, 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.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This rule amends Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 97 (14 CFR part 97), by establishing, amending, suspending, or revoking SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums and/or ODPs. The complete regulatory description of each SIAP and its associated Takeoff Minimums or ODP for an identified airport is listed on 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 FAA Forms 8260-3, 8260-4, 8260-5, 8260-15A, and 8260-15B when required by an entry on 8260-15A.
The large number of SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, in addition to their complex nature and the need for a special format make publication in the Federal Register expensive and impractical. Furthermore, airmen do not use the regulatory text of the SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums or ODPs, but instead 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, Takeoff Minimums and ODP listed on FAA forms is unnecessary. This amendment provides the affected CFR sections and specifies the types of SIAPs and the effective dates of the SIAPs, the associated Takeoff Minimums, and ODPs. This amendment also identifies the airport and its location, the procedure, and the amendment number.
This amendment to 14 CFR part 97 is effective upon publication of each separate SIAP, Takeoff Minimums and ODP as contained in the transmittal. Some SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and textual ODP amendments may have been issued previously 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 Takeoff Minimums and ODP amendments may require making them effective in less than 30 days. For the remaining SIAPs and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, an effective date at least 30 days after publication is provided.
Further, the SIAPs and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs 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 Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, 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, Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, and safety in air commerce, I find that notice and public procedure before adopting these SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums and ODPs 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 97End List of Subjects Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC on November 30, 2007.
James J. Ballough,
Director, Flight Standards Service.
Adoption of the AmendmentStart Amendment Part
Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, under Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 97 (End Amendment Part Start Part
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 17 Jan. 2008
Bardstown, KY, Samuels Field, VOR/DME-A, Orig-A
Effective 14 Feb. 2008
St Elmo, AL, St Elmo, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
Anchorage, AK, Merrill Field, RNAV (GPS)-A, Orig
Anchorage, AK, Merrill Field, GPS-A, Orig-A, CANCELLED
Glendale, AZ, Glendale Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Orig
Cortez, CO, Cortez Muni, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 21, Orig-B
Jekyll Island, GA, Jekyll Island, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
Cahokia/St Louis, IL, St Louis Downtown, ILS OR LOC RWY 30L, Amdt 9
Chicago, IL, Chicago-O'Hare Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 10, Amdt 15A
Chicago, IL, Chicago-O'Hare Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 27L, Amdt 27A, ILS RWY 27L (CAT II), ILS RWY 27L (CAT III)
Chicago, IL, Chicago-O'Hare Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 28, Amdt 14A, ILS RWY 28 (CAT II), ILS RWY 28 (CAT III)
Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Downtown Heliport, COPTER RNAV (GPS) 291, Orig
Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Downtown Heliport, COPTER VOR/DME 287, Amdt 2
Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Downtown Heliport, COPTER GPS 291, Orig, CANCELLED
Georgetown, KY, Georgetown Scott County-Marshall Fld, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
Madisonville, KY, Madisonville Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
Pascagoula, MS, Trent Lott Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 17, Amdt 1A
Clemson, SC, Oconee County Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Amdt 1A
Clemson, SC, Oconee County Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 1A
Nashville, TN, Nashville Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 31, Amdt 8A
Culpeper, VA, Culpeper Regional, VOR-A, Amdt 5
Oak Harbor, WA, Wes Lupien, RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Amdt 2
Oak Harbor, WA, Wes Lupien, RADAR-1, Amdt 1
Renton, WA, Renton Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 6
Shell Lake, WI, Shell Lake Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Orig
Shell Lake, WI, Shell Lake Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Orig
Shell Lake, WI, Shell Lake Muni, GPS RWY 32, Orig, CANCELLED Start Printed Page 70774
Shell Lake, WI, Shell Lake Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, OrigEnd Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. E7-23840 Filed 12-12-07; 8:45 am]
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