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 September 22, 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 September 22, 2008.
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
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 Divisions, 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 regulators 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 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 Start Printed Page 54497textual 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 procedures 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 September 5, 2008.
James J. Ballough,
Director, Flight Standards Service.
Adoption of the AmendmentStart Amendment Part
Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, 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 25 SEP 2008
Bethel AK, Bethel, NDB RWY 18, Amdt 8C, CANCELLED
Bethel AK, Bethel, VOR RWY 18, Amdt 8C, CANCELLED
Bethel AK, Bethel, VOR/DME-B Orig-A, CANCELLED
Effective 23 OCT 2008
Willimantic, CT, Windham, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5
Eastman, GA, Heart of Georgia Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 2, Amdt 1A
Owensboro, KY, Owensboro-Daviess County, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 4
Tulsa, OK, Richard Lloyd Jones Jr, Take Off Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 6
Greer, SC, Greenville-Spartanburg Intl-Roger Milliken, ILS OR LOC RWY 4, ILS RWY 4
(CAT II), ILS RWY 4 (CAT III), Amdt 22
Effective 20 NOV 2008
Hutchinson, KS, Hutchinson Muni, GPS RWY 13, Orig, CANCELLED
Hutchinson, KS, Hutchinson Muni, GPS RWY 31, Amdt 1, CANCELLED
Hutchinson, KS, Hutchinson Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig
Hutchinson, KS, Hutchinson Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig
Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS Y RWY 4L, Orig
Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS Y RWY 22R, Orig
Willoughby, OH, Willoughby Lost Nation Muni, VOR RWY 28, Orig-C, CANCELLED
Willoughby, OH, Willoughby Lost Nation Muni, VOR-A, Orig-B, CANCELLED
Willoughby, OH, Willoughby Lost Nation Muni, VOR-B, Orig-B, CANCELLED
Renton, WA, Renton Muni, NDB RWY 15, Amdt 5
Renton, WA, Renton Muni, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 15, Amdt 2
Renton, WA, Renton Muni, RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 15, OrigEnd Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. E8-21794 Filed 9-19-08; 8:45 am]
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