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Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

This rule is effective April 30, 2008. 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 April 30, 2008.

ADDRESSES:

Availability of matter 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.

Availability—All SIAPs 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

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

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Harry J. Hodges, Flight Procedure Standards Branch (AFS-420) Flight Technologies and Programs Division, Start Printed Page 23325Flight 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 rule amends Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 97 (14 CFR part 97) by amending the referenced SIAPs. The complete regulatory description of each SIAP is listed on the appropriate FAA Form 8260, as modified by the National Flight Data Center (FDC)/Permanent Notice to Airmen (P-NOTAM), and is incorporated by reference in the amendment under 5 U.S.C. 552(a), 1 CFR part 51, and § 97.20 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

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. This amendment provides the affected CFR sections and specifies the types of SIAP and the corresponding effective dates. This amendment also identifies the airport and its location, the procedure 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 changes to SIAPs, the TERPS criteria were applied only to 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.

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.

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 DOT Regulatory 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 April 18, 2008.

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,

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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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[Corrected]

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:

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FDC dateStateCityAirportFDC No.Subject
04/03/08CALos BanosLos Banos Muni8/0967VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 32, Amdt 4B.
04/03/08CALos BanosLos Banos Muni8/0968VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 14, Amdt 4A.
04/03/08CAOntarioOntario Intl8/0969RNAV (GPS) Rwy 8R, Amdt 1.
04/03/08MOHannibalHannibal Regional8/0992NDB or GPS Rwy 35, Amdt 3.
04/03/08MOHannibalHannibal Regional8/0995VOR or GPS A, Amdt 3.
04/03/08MNMinneapolisCrystal8/1017GPS Rwy 14L, Orig-B.
04/03/08ILPekinPekin Muni8/1018VOR or GPS A, Amdt 6.
04/03/08MOSalemSalem Memorial8/1019VOR A, Orig.
04/03/08MIHancockHoughton County Memorial8/1020VOR or GPS Rwy 25, Amdt 17A.
04/03/08ILCarbondale/MurphysboroSouthern Illinois8/1025VOR or GPS A, Amdt 5B.
04/03/08MOCape GirardeauCape Girardeau Regional8/1033ILS Rwy 10, Amdt 10A.
04/03/08MOKansas CityCharles B. Wheeler Downtown8/1034ILS or LOC Rwy 3, Amdt 2.
04/03/08IASioux CitySioux Gateway/Col Bud Day Field8/1035GPS Rwy 17, Amdt 1.
04/04/08FLMiamiOpa Locka8/1145GPS Rwy 9L, Orig-A.
04/04/08GAAugustaAugusta Regional At Bush Field8/1146RNAV (GPS) Rwy 26, Orig.
04/04/08MOMaldenMalden Muni8/1223VOR Rwy 31, Amdt 8.
04/04/08MOMaldenMalden Muni8/1224RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Orig.
04/04/08MOMaldenMalden Muni8/1225RNAV (GPS) Rwy 31, Orig.
04/04/08MOMaldenMalden Muni8/1226VOR/DME Rwy 13, Orig.
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04/04/08MOMaldenMalden Muni8/1227RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig.
04/04/08MOLebanonFloyd W Jones Lebanon8/1230RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig-A.
04/04/08MOLebanonFloyd W Jones Lebanon8/1231SDF Rwy 36, Amdt 5A.
04/04/08MOLebanonFloyd W Jones Lebanon8/1232RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Orig-A.
04/07/08NYWatertownWatertown Intl8/1434ILS Rwy 7, Amdt 6C.
04/07/08VTNewportNewport State8/1438GPS Rwy 36, Orig.
04/07/08NYWatertownWatertown Intl8/1460RNAV (GPS) Rwy 7, Orig.
04/07/08NYWatertownWatertown Intl8/1465VOR Rwy 7, Amdt 13B.
04/07/08PAPottstownPottstown Limerick8/1471LOC Rwy 28, Amdt 2.
04/07/08AKFairbanksFairbanks Intl8/1547RNAV (GPS) Y Rwy 1L, Orig-B.
04/07/08AKFairbanksFairbanks Intl8/1548RNAV (GPS) Y Rwy 19R, Orig-C.
04/07/08WIAmeryAmery Muni8/1599NDB Rwy 18, Amdt 6.
04/07/08TXAbileneAbilene Regional8/1600VOR or GPS Rwy 22, Amdt 3B.
04/07/08NDJamestownJamestown Regional8/1603RNAV (GPS) Rwy 4, Orig.
04/07/08NDMinotMinot Intl8/1604VOR or GPS Rwy 26, Amdt 12A.
04/07/08MNMinneapolisCrystal8/1613VOR or GPS A, Amdt 9C.
04/07/08NDNorthwoodNorthwood Muni-Vince Field8/1646RNAV (GPS) Rwy 26, Orig.
04/08/08PASelinsgrovePenn Valley8/1683VOR-A, Amdt 6.
04/08/08RIBlock IslandBlock Island State8/1684VOR Rwy 28, Amdt 4.
04/08/08INAuburnDe Kalb County8/1689RNAV (GPS ) Rwy 9, Orig.
04/08/08INAuburnDe Kalb County8/1690RNAV (GPS) Rwy 27, Orig.
04/08/08INAuburnDe Kalb County8/1691ILS or LOC Rwy 27, Amdt 1.
04/08/08INAndersonAnderson Muni-Darlington Field8/1692ILS Rwy 30, Orig.
04/08/08GASavannahSavannah/Hilton Head Intl8/1694RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Amdt 1.
04/08/08INBloomingtonMonroe County8/1696RNAV (GPS) Rwy 24, Orig.
04/08/08INBloomingtonMonroe County8/1697VOR Rwy 24, Amdt 11.
04/08/08INBloomingtonMonroe County8/1698RNAV (GPS) Rwy 17, Orig.
04/07/08OKSand SpringsWilliam R. Pogue Muni8/1743NDB Rwy 35, Amdt 2D.
04/07/08OKSand SpringsWilliam R. Pogue Muni8/1744GPS Rwy 35, Orig-B.
04/08/08IASibleySibley Muni8/1787NDB or GPS Rwy 17, Amdt 1A.
04/08/08TNUnion CityEverett-Stewart8/1854ILS Rwy 1, Orig.
04/09/08WYRawlinsRawlins Muni/Harvey Field8/1973VOR or GPS Rwy 22, Amdt 1B.
04/09/08MSWest PointWest Point/McCharen8/2030RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig.
04/09/08GAFitzgeraldFitzgerald Muni8/2035NDB or GPS Rwy 1, Orig.
04/09/08GAFitzgeraldFitzgerald Muni8/2036LOC Rwy 1, Orig.
04/09/08WIAshlandJohn F. Kennedy Memorial8/2073VOR or GPS Rwy 2, Amdt 5.
04/09/08WIAshlandJohn F. Kennedy Memorial8/2074VOR or GPS Rwy 31, Amdt 6.
04/09/08NDDevils LakeDevils Lake Rgnl8/2079VOR Rwy 13, Orig.
04/09/08NDDevils LakeDevils Lake Rgnl8/2080GPS Rwy 13, Orig.
04/09/08NDDevils LakeDevils Lake Rgnl8/2081GPS Rwy 31, Orig.
04/09/08NDDevils LakeDevils Lake Rgnl8/2082VOR Rwy 31, Orig.
04/09/08NDDevils LakeDevils Lake Rgnl8/2083ILS Rwy 31, Amdt 1.
04/09/08MNThief River FallsThief River Falls Regional8/2106VOR Rwy 31, Amdt 8A.
04/09/08MNThief River FallsThief River Falls Regional8/2107VOR or GPS Rwy 13, Amdt 8A.
04/09/08MNThief River FallsThief River Falls Regional8/2108VOR/DME Rwy 13, Amdt 2A.
04/09/08MNThief River FallsThief River Falls Regional8/2109ILS Rwy 31, Amdt 2B.
04/09/08MNThief River FallsThief River Falls Regional8/2111NDB or GPS Rwy 31, Amdt 1B.
04/09/08MNThief River FallsThief River Falls Regional8/2112VOR/DME Rwy 31, Amdt 3B.
04/09/08LAAlexandriaAlexandria Intl8/2133VOR/DME Rwy 14, Orig-A.
04/09/08LAAlexandriaAlexandria Intl8/2135VOR/DME Rwy 32, Amdt 1.
04/09/08LAAlexandriaAlexandria Intl8/2136RNAV (GPS) Rwy 32, Amdt 1.
04/09/08LAAlexandriaAlexandria Intl8/2139RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Amdt 1.
04/09/08LAAlexandriaAlexandria Intl8/2140ILS or LOC Rwy 14, Orig-A.
04/09/08LAAlexandriaAlexandria Intl8/2141RNAV (GPS) Rwy 14, Orig-A.
04/10/08TXKilleenSkylark Field8/2222ILS Rwy 1, Amdt 2B.
04/10/08TXKilleenSkylark Field8/2223NDB or GPS Rwy 1, Amdt 5B.
04/10/08MOMountain GroveMountain Grove Memorial8/2229VOR/DME or GPS Rwy 8, Orig.
04/10/08LALafayetteLafayette Regional8/2349ILS or LOC/DME Rwy 4R, Amdt 1.
04/10/08LALafayetteLafayette Regional8/2350RNAV (GPS) Rwy 22L, Orig.
04/10/08LALafayetteLafayette Regional8/2351RNAV (GPS) Rwy 4R, Orig.
04/10/08LALafayetteLafayette Regional8/2352ILS or LOC Rwy 22L, Amdt 4F.
04/11/08MOSt LouisLambert-St Louis Intl8/2685RNAV (GPS) Rwy 29, Orig.
04/11/08MOSt LouisLambert-St Louis Intl8/2686ILS or LOC Rwy 6, Amdt 1A.
04/11/08NJMorristownMorristown Muni8/2692RNAV (GPS) Rwy 5, Amdt 1.
04/11/08NJMorristownMorristown Muni8/2693NDB or GPS Rwy 5, Amdt 11.
04/11/08NJMorristownMorristown Muni8/2696ILS or LOC Rwy 23, Amdt 9A.
04/11/08ORMedfordRogue Valley International-Medford8/2713ILS Rwy 14, Amdt 1.
04/11/08MOSt LouisLambert-St Louis Intl8/2754ILS or LOC Rwy 30R Amdt 9A * * * ILS Rwy 30R (Cat II) Amdt 9A * * * ILS Rwy 30R (Cat III) Amdt 9A.
04/11/08MOSt LouisLambert-St Louis Intl8/2762RNAV (GPS) Rwy 12R, Orig.
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04/11/08MOSedaliaSedalia Memorial8/2785RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Amdt 1.
04/11/08MOSedaliaSedalia Memorial8/2788RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Amdt 1.
04/11/08WASpokaneSpokane Intl8/2801VOR Rwy 3, Amdt 12A.
04/11/08WYCasperNatrona County Intl8/2818VOR/DME Rwy 3, Amdt 4.
04/11/08WAOlympiaOlympia8/2819ILS or LOC Rwy 17, Amdt 10.
04/11/08UTSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Intl8/2844RNAV (GPS) Rwy 34R, Orig.
04/12/08UTSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Intl8/2845ILS or LOC Rwy 34 Amdt 2 * * * ILS Rwy 34R (Cat Ii), Amdt 2, * * * ILS Rwy 34R (Cat III), Amdt 2.
04/14/08CAPalmdalePalmdale Regional/USAF Plant 428/3000VOR/DME or Tacan or GPS Rwy 25, Amdt 6A.
04/14/08CASan Diego/El CajonGillespie Field8/3003GPS Rwy 17, Orig.
04/14/08CAPalmdalePalmdale Regional/USAF Plant 428/3017ILS Rwy 25, Amdt 8A.
04/14/08AKDeeringDeering8/3019RNAV (GPS) Rwy 29, Orig.
04/14/08AKDeeringDeering8/3021RNAV (GPS) Rwy 2, Orig.
04/14/08AKDeeringDeering8/3022RNAV (GPS) Rwy 11, Orig.
04/14/08AKDeeringDeering8/3023RNAV (GPS) Rwy 20, Orig.
04/14/08AKWalesWales8/3024RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Orig.
04/14/08AKWalesWales8/3025RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig.
04/14/08HILanai CityLanai8/3036VOR or Tacan or GPS Rwy 3, Amdt 6A.
04/14/08HILihueLihue8/3040ILS Rwy 35, Amdt 6.
04/14/08AKCordovaMerle K (Mudhole) Smith8/3043RNAV (GPS) Rwy 27, Orig-A.
04/14/08AKCordovaMerle K (Mudhole) Smith8/3046ILS or LOC/DME Rwy 27, Amdt 9A.
04/14/08AKCordovaMerle K (Mudhole) Smith8/3048RNAV (GPS) B, Amdt 1A.
04/14/08NVRenoReno8/3090ILS Rwy 16R, Amdt 10B.
04/14/08UTTooeleBolinder Field-Tooele Valley8/3092NDB Rwy 17, Amdt 1.
04/15/08MONeoshoNeosho Hugh Robinson8/3138RNAV (GPS) Rwy 1, Orig.
04/15/08MONeoshoNeosho Hugh Robinson8/3139VOR A, Amdt 7.
04/15/08MONeoshoNeosho Hugh Robinson8/3140RNAV (GPS) Rwy 19, Orig.
04/15/08MINew HudsonOakland Southwest8/3144VOR or GPS A, Amdt 3.
04/15/08MDFort Meade (Odenton)William F. (Shorty) Tipton8/3145RNAV (GPS) Rwy 28, Orig.
04/15/08MSOxfordUniversity-Oxford8/3151VOR/DME A, Amdt 4A.
04/15/08INElkhartElkhart8/3160RNAV (GPS) Rwy 36, Orig.
04/15/08INElkhartElkhart8/3161VOR/DME Rwy 36, Amdt 4.
04/15/08INElkhartElkhart8/3162RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Orig.
04/15/08INElkhartElkhart8/3163VOR Rwy 27, Amdt 15.
04/15/08INElkhartElkhart8/3164RNAV (GPS) Rwy 27, Orig.
04/15/08TXLubbockLubbock Preston Smith Intl8/3168ILS Rwy 17R, Amdt 16A.
04/15/08MTLivingstonMission Field8/3186VOR A, Amdt 5B.
04/15/08MIDetroitWillow Run8/3298RNAV (GPS) Rwy 9R, Orig.
04/15/08MICaroTuscola Area8/3300VOR/DME or GPS A, Amdt 4A.
04/15/08MTBillingsBillings Logan Intl8/3306VOR/DME Rwy 28R, Amdt 13B.
04/15/08MTBillingsBillings Logan Intl8/3307RNAV (GPS) Rwy 25, Orig.
04/15/08MTBillingsBillings Logan Intl8/3308RNAV (GPS) Rwy 28R, Amdt 1.
04/15/08MTBillingsBillings Logan Intl8/3309NDB Rwy 10L, Amdt 19.
04/15/08MTBillingsBillings Logan Intl8/3310VOR or GPS A, Amdt 1A.
04/15/08MTBillingsBillings Logan Intl8/3311RNAV (GPS) Rwy 7, Orig.
04/15/08MOBrookfieldNorth Central Missouri Regional8/3330RNAV (GPS) Rwy 18, Orig.
04/16/08WVWheelingWheeling Ohio Co8/3372ILS or LOC Rwy 3, Amdt 21.
04/16/08TXBaytownRwj Airpark, Baytown8/3506RNAV (GPS) Rwy 26, Amdt 1.
04/16/08IDLewistonLewiston-Nez Perce County8/3523ILS Rwy 26, Amdt 11B.
04/16/08IDLewistonLewiston-Nez Perce County8/3527VOR or GPS Rwy 26, Amdt 12B.
04/16/08MSOxfordUniversity-Oxford8/3528VOR/DME or GPS A, Amdt 4A.
04/16/08VARichmondRichmond Intl8/3531RNAV (GPS) Rwy 34, Orig-A.
04/16/08SCSpartanburgSpartanburg Downtown Memorial8/3533NDB or GPS A, Amdt 8B.
04/16/08IDPocatelloPocatello Regional8/3538RNAV (GPS) Rwy 3, Amdt 1.
04/16/08SCSpartanburgSpartanburg Downtown Memorial8/3541ILS Rwy 5, Orig.
04/16/08ALJasperWalker County-Bevill Field8/3546ILS/DME Rwy 27, Orig.
04/16/08ALJasperWalker County-Bevill Field8/3547VOR/DME or GPS A, Amdt 2.
04/16/08MDCollege ParkCollege Park8/3548TKOF MINS and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3A.
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