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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 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 Start Printed Page 19131obstacles, 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 28, 2009. 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 28, 2009.

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.

Availability— All SIAPs and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs are available online free of charge. Visit http://www.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 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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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. 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.

The Rule

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 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.

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 April 17, 2009.

John M. Allen,

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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Effective 07 MAY 2009

Columbia, MO, Columbia Rgnl, LOC/DME BC RWY 20, Amdt 12

Effective 04 JUN 2009

Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley Intl, COPTER ILS OR LOC RWY 6, Orig-BStart Printed Page 19132

Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 6, ILS RWY 6 (CAT II), ILS RWY 6 (CAT III), Amdt 36B

Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 24, Amdt 10C

Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 33, Amdt 9B

Chicago, IL, Lansing Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5

Dixon, IL, Dixon Muni-Charles R Walgreen Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig

Dixon, IL, Dixon Muni-Charles R Walgreen Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig

Dixon, IL, Dixon Muni-Charles R Walgreen Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2

Dixon, IL, Dixon Muni-Charles R Walgreen Field, VOR-A, Amdt 10

Olathe, KS, Johnson County Executive, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1A

Lexington, KY, Blue Grass, RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig, CANCELLED

Lexington, KY, Blue Grass, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig, CANCELLED

Mount Holly, NJ, South Jersey Rgnl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Bennettsville, SC, Marlboro County Jetport-H.E.Avent Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Pelion, SC, Lexington County At Pelion, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Atlanta, TX, Hall Miller Muni, NDB RWY 5, Amdt 4

Emporia, VA, Emporia-Greensville Rgnl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Casper, WY, Casper/Natrona County Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 3, Amdt 6A

Casper, WY, Casper/Natrona County Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 8, Amdt 25A

Casper, WY, Casper/Natrona County Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Amdt 1A

Casper, WY, Casper/Natrona County Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Amdt 1A

Effective 02 JUL 2009

Florala, AL, Florala Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Ankeny, IA, Ankeny Rgnl, GPS RWY 36, Amdt 2A, CANCELLED

Ankeny, IA, Ankeny Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 36, Amdt 1

Ankeny, IA, Ankeny Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig

Cherokee, IA, Cherokee County Rgnl, NDB OR GPS RWY 36, Amdt 4, CANCELLED

Cherokee, IA, Cherokee County Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 36, Orig

Cherokee, IA, Cherokee County Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 36, Orig

Knoxville, IA, Knoxville Muni, NDB RWY 15, Amdt 7, CANCELLED

Knoxville, IA, Knoxville Muni, NDB RWY 33, Amdt 6, CANCELLED

Vinton, IA, Vinton Veterans Meml Arpk, NDB RWY 27, Amdt 4, CANCELLED

Independence, KS, Independence Muni, VOR-A, Amdt 2

Lawrence, KS, Lawrence Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Amdt 1

Battle Creek, MI, W K Kellogg, VOR RWY 23, Amdt 18

Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS PRM RWY 3R (Simultaneous Close Parallel), ILS PRM RWY 3R (CAT II), ILS PRM RWY 3R (CAT III), Orig

Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS PRM RWY 4L (Simultaneous Close Parallel), Orig

Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS PRM RWY 4R (Simultaneous Close Parallel), ILS PRM RWY 4R (CAT II), ILS PRM RWY 4R (CAT III), Orig

Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS PRM RWY 21L (Simultaneous Close Parallel), Orig

Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS PRM RWY 22L (Simultaneous Close Parallel), Orig

Detroit, MI, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, ILS PRM RWY 22R (Simultaneous Close Parallel), Orig

Holland, MI, Tulip City, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 26, Amdt 2

Holland, MI, Tulip City, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Amdt 3

Holland, MI, Tulip City, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1

Midland, MI, Jack Barstow, RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Amdt 1

Midland, MI, Jack Barstow, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 1

Midland, MI, Jack Barstow, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Midland, MI, Jack Barstow, VOR-A, Amdt 7

Pellston, MI, Pellston Rgnl Airport Of Emmet County, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 4

Sparta, MI, Paul C Miller-Sparta, RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig

Sparta, MI, Paul C Miller-Sparta, RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Orig

Sparta, MI, Paul C Miller-Sparta, VOR-A, Amdt 3

Sparta, MI, Paul C Miller-Sparta, VOR/DME RNAV OR GPS RWY 25, Amdt 2, CANCELLED

Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain, LOC RWY 22, Orig-A

Monett, MO, Monett Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1

Monett, MO, Monett Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1

Lorain/Elyria, OH, Lorain County Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig

Lorain/Elyria, OH, Lorain County Rgnl, VOR-A, Amdt 3

New Lexington, OH, Perry County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig

New Lexington, OH, Perry County, VOR/DME RWY 26, Amdt 2

Casper, WY, Natrona County Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Amdt 2

Casper, WY, Natrona County Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Amdt 1

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[FR Doc. E9-9589 Filed 4-27-09; 8:45 am]

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