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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 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 December 7, 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 December 7, 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 Start Printed Page 63978a 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 November 27, 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 14 Jan 2010

Fort Pierce, FL, St. Lucie County Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

Malden, MO, Malden Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1A

Collegeville, PA, Perkiomen Valley, Takeoff Minimum and Obstacle DP, Orig-A

North Myrtle Beach, SC, Grand Strand, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Rutland, VT, Rutland-Southern Vermont Rgnl, LOC Y RWY 9, Amdt 3A

Rutland, VT, Rutland-Southern Vermont Rgnl, LOC Z RWY 19, Amdt 1A

Ephrata, WA, Ephrata Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Orig-A

* * * Effective 11 Feb 2010

Noorvik, AK, Robert/Bob/Curtis Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Orig

Noorvik, AK, Robert/Bob/Curtis Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Orig

Noorvik, AK, Robert/Bob/Curtis Memorial, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Lake Village, AR, Lake Village Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, PHOENIX ONE Graphic Obstacle DP

Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1

Scottsdale, AZ, Scottsdale, MARICOPA ONE Graphic Obstacle DP

Santa Ana, CA, John Wayne-Orange County, ILS OR LOC RWY 19R, Amdt 12

Burley, ID, Burley Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5

Junction City, KS, Freeman Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2

Henderson, KY, Henderson City County Airport, NDB RWY 9, Amdt 4, CANCELLED

Fort Meade, MD, Col William F. (Shorty) Tipton, NDB RWY 10, Amdt 1, CANCELLED

Glencoe, MN, Glencoe Muni, NDB RWY 31, Amdt 1

Minneapolis, MN, Airlake, ILS OR LOC RWY 30, Orig-D

Minneapolis, MN, Anoka County-Blaine Arpt (Janes Field), Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5

Binghamton, NY, Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field, ILS OR LOC RWY 34, Amdt 3

Binghamton, NY, Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 16, Amdt 1

Binghamton, NY, Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Amdt 1

Binghamton, NY, Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Amdt 1

Binghamton, NY, Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field, VOR/DME RWY 28, Amdt 11

Massena, NY, Massena Intl-Richards Field, ILS OR LOC RWY 5, Amdt 3

Massena, NY, Massena Intl-Richards Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Amdt 1

Massena, NY, Massena Intl-Richards Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Amdt 1

Massena, NY, Massena Intl-Richards Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Amdt 1

Massena, NY, Massena Intl-Richards Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Amdt 1

Massena, NY, Massena Intl-Richards Field, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 5, Orig, CANCELLED

Massena, NY, Massena Intl-Richards Field, VOR-A, Orig, CANCELLED

Dayton, OH, James M Cox Dayton Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L, Amdt 1A

Block Island, RI, Block Island State, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

Block Island, RI, Block Island State, VOR RWY 28, Amdt 5

Myrtle Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2

Bridgeport, TX, Bridgeport Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig

Bridgeport, TX, Bridgeport Muni, VOR/DME RWY 18, Amdt 1

Houston, TX, George Bush Intercontinental/Houston, ILS OR LOC RWY 27, ILS RWY 27 (CAT II), ILS RWY 27 (CAT III), Amdt 8

Stamford, TX, Arledge Field, NDB OR GPS RWY 35. Orig, CANCELLED

Stamford, TX, Arledge Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17. Orig

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Stamford, TX, Arledge Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Front Royal, VA, Front Royal-Warren County, VOR-B, Orig

Springfield, VT, Hartness State (Springfield), LOC-A, Amdt 4A, CANCELLED

Springfield, VT, Hartness State (Springfield), LOC/DME RWY 5, Amdt 4

Springfield, VT, Hartness State (Springfield), NDB-B, Amdt 6A, CANCELLED

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[FR Doc. E9-28844 Filed 12-4-09; 8:45 am]

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