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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 March 18, 2010. 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 March 18, 2010.

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, 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, 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 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 March 5, 2010.

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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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, MLS, MLS/DME, MLS/RNAV; § 97.31 RADAR SIAPs; § 97.33 RNAV SIAPs; and § 97.35 COPTER SIAPs, Identified as follows:

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AIRAC dateStateCityAirportFDC No.FDC dateSubject
8-Apr-10NYISLIPLONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR9/95682/23/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, ORIG.
8-Apr-10IDBOISEBOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD0/25532/23/10LOC BC RWY 28L, AMDT 1.
8-Apr-10IDBOISEBOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD0/25542/23/10VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 10L, AMDT 1B.
8-Apr-10IDBOISEBOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD0/25562/23/10ILS OR LOC RWY 10R, AMDT 10; ILS RWY 10R (CAT II), AMDT 10.
8-Apr-10MDCLINTONWASHINGTON EXECUTIVE/HYDE FIELD0/40272/23/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, ORIG.
8-Apr-10KSGREAT BENDGREAT BEND MUNI0/44952/23/10NDB OR GPS A, AMDT 5.
8-Apr-10SDPIERREPIERRE REGIONAL0/48972/16/10ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 12A.
8-Apr-10SDBRITTONBRITTON MUNI0/48992/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, ORIG.
8-Apr-10SDBRITTONBRITTON MUNI0/49002/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, ORIG.
8-Apr-10TXAMARILLORICK HUSBAND AMARILLO INTL0/49012/16/10ILS RWY 4, AMDT 22.
8-Apr-10TXAUSTINAUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL0/49022/16/10ILS OR LOC RWY 17R, AMDT 3.
8-Apr-10OKHENRYETTAHENRYETTA MUNI0/49412/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, ORIG-A.
8-Apr-10OKNORMANUNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA WESTHEIMER0/49432/16/10NDB RWY 35, ORIG-B.
8-Apr-10TXLUBBOCKLUBBOCK PRESTON SMITH INTL0/49682/16/10VOR A, AMDT 6A.
8-Apr-10MTHAMILTONRAVALLI COUNTY0/49942/23/10RNAV (GPS) B, ORIG.
8-Apr-10MTHAMILTONRAVALLI COUNTY0/49972/23/10RNAV (GPS) A, ORIG.
8-Apr-10LADE QUINCYDE QUINCY INDUSTRIAL AIRPARK0/50032/16/10NDB RWY 15, AMDT 1A.
8-Apr-10LAALEXANDRIAALEXANDRIA INTL0/50042/23/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, ORIG.
8-Apr-10LADE RIDDERBEAUREGARD REGIONAL0/50052/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, AMDT 1.
8-Apr-10LADE RIDDERBEAUREGARD REGIONAL0/50062/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, ORIG.
8-Apr-10LADE RIDDERBEAUREGARD REGIONAL0/50072/16/10NDB RWY 36, AMDT 5.
8-Apr-10LADE RIDDERBEAUREGARD REGIONAL0/50082/16/10LOC RWY 36, AMDT 3.
8-Apr-10LADE RIDDERBEAUREGARD REGIONAL0/50562/16/10RADAR-1, ORIG.
8-Apr-10OHAKRONAKRON FULTON INTL0/50592/16/10NDB OR GPS RWY 25, AMDT 13A.
8-Apr-10OHAKRONAKRON FULTON INTL0/50602/16/10LOC RWY 25, AMDT 13A.
8-Apr-10OHAKRONAKRON FULTON INTL0/50612/16/10TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND OBSTACLE DP, AMDT 1.
8-Apr-10IABURLINGTONSOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL0/50662/16/10VOR RWY 30, AMDT 13.
8-Apr-10IABURLINGTONSOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL0/50672/16/10ILS OR LOC RWY 36, AMDT 10.
8-Apr-10IABURLINGTONSOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL0/50682/16/10VOR/DME RWY 12, AMDT 6.
8-Apr-10IACLINTONCLINTON MUNI0/50792/16/10VOR RWY 3, AMDT 15.
8-Apr-10IACLINTONCLINTON MUNI0/50842/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, ORIG.
8-Apr-10IACLINTONCLINTON MUNI0/50852/16/10ILS RWY 3, AMDT 4A.
8-Apr-10IACLINTONCLINTON MUNI0/50862/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, ORIG.
8-Apr-10IACLINTONCLINTON MUNI0/50872/16/10VOR/DME RWY 21, AMDT 9A.
8-Apr-10MEPRESQUE ISLENORTHERN MAINE REGIONAL ARPT AT PRESQUE IS0/51512/16/10VOR/DME RWY 1, AMDT 12A.
8-Apr-10WVMARTINSBURGEASTERN WV REGIONAL/SHEPHERD0/51972/16/10VOR A, AMDT 9.
8-Apr-10TXAMARILLORICK HUSBAND AMARILLO INTL0/52012/16/10RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, ORIG.
8-Apr-10TXAUSTINAUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL0/52032/16/10ILS RWY 17L, AMDT 1.
8-Apr-10TXAUSTINAUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL0/52042/16/10ILS RWY 35R, AMDT 1.
8-Apr-10PACOLLEGEVILLEPERKIOMEN VALLEY0/56492/16/10VOR A, ORIG.
8-Apr-10MNST PAULST PAUL DOWNTOWN HOLMAN FLD0/56612/16/10ILS OR LOC RWY 14, AMDT 1.
8-Apr-10MILANSINGCAPITAL CITY0/65912/23/10ILS OR LOC RWY 28L, AMDT 26.
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8-Apr-10ALTUSCALOOSATUSCALOOSA REGIONAL0/69152/23/10VOR OR TACAN RWY 22, AMDT 14C.
8-Apr-10MISAGINAWMBS INTL0/70492/23/10ILS RWY 23, AMDT 4A.
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[FR Doc. 2010-5284 Filed 3-17-10; 8:45 am]

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