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

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Final rule.


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 February 14, 2011. 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 February 14, 2011.


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:​federal_​register/​code_​of_​federal_​regulations/​ibr_​locations.html.

Availability—All SIAPs are available online free of charge. Visit to register. Additionally, individual SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and ODP copies may be obtained from:Start Printed Page 8289

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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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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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.


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 February 4, 2011.

John McGraw,

Deputy Director, Flight Standards Service.

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Adoption of the Amendment

Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, part 97, 14 CFR part 97, is amended by amending Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, effective at 0901 UTC on the dates specified, as follows:

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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
10-Mar-11ARLittle RockAdams Field0/20771/26/11RADAR-1, Amdt 17
10-Mar-11ARLittle RockAdams Field0/20781/26/11ILS OR LOC RWY 22R, Amdt 2
10-Mar-11ARLittle RockAdams Field0/20791/26/11VOR A, Orig-B
10-Mar-11ARLittle RockAdams Field0/20801/26/11ILS OR LOC RWY 4R, Amdt 2
10-Mar-11ARLittle RockAdams Field0/20811/26/11ILS OR LOC RWY 22L, Orig
10-Mar-11ARLittle RockAdams Field0/20841/26/11ILS OR LOC RWY 4L, Amdt 25C
10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37211/5/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Orig-A
10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37221/5/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Orig
10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37231/5/11LOC BC RWY 23, Amdt 19
10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37241/5/11VOR RWY 23, Amdt 20A
10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37251/5/11ILS OR LOC RWY 5, Amdt 22E
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10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37261/5/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Orig-A
10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37271/5/11RADAR-1, Amdt 4
10-Mar-11INTerre HauteTerre Haute Intl—Hulman Field0/37291/5/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Orig
10-Mar-11MNRochesterRochester Intl0/38311/3/11ILS OR LOC RWY 31, Amdt 22
10-Mar-11MAProvincetownProvincetown Muni1/01371/4/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig-B
10-Mar-11GAAtlantaHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl1/01381/4/11ILS PRM RWY 27R (Sim. Close Parallel), Orig
10-Mar-11WVPetersburgGrant County1/01401/4/11GPS RWY 31, Amdt 1
10-Mar-11FLOrlandoOrlando Intl1/01421/4/11ILS OR LOC RWY 35L, ILS RWY 35L (CAT II), ILS RWY 35L (CAT III), Amdt 6
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/01481/4/11ILS OR LOC RWY 27, Amdt 3
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/01491/4/11ILS OR LOC RWY 9, Amdt 27
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/01501/4/11ILS OR LOC RWY 18L, Amdt 2
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/01781/6/11ILS OR LOC RWY 36C, ILS RWY 36C (CAT II), ILS RWY 36C (CAT III), Amdt 3
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/01791/6/11ILS OR LOC RWY 36L, ILS RWY 36L (CAT II), ILS RWY 36L (CAT III), Amdt 14
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/01801/6/11ILS OR LOC RWY 36R, ILS RWY 36R (CAT II), ILS RWY 36R (CAT III), Amdt 3
10-Mar-11WIOshkoshWittman Rgnl1/01881/4/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1D
10-Mar-11WIOshkoshWittman Rgnl1/01891/4/11ILS OR LOC RWY 36, Amdt 6D
10-Mar-11WIOshkoshWittman Rgnl1/01901/4/11NDB RWY 36, Amdt 5C
10-Mar-11WIOshkoshWittman Rgnl1/01911/4/11VOR RWY 36, Amdt 16B
10-Mar-11WIOshkoshWittman Rgnl1/01921/4/11VOR RWY 27, Amdt 4B
10-Mar-11WIOshkoshWittman Rgnl1/01931/4/11LOC/DME BC RWY 18, Amdt 6B
10-Mar-11ARDe QueenJ Lynn Helms Sevier County1/05591/7/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig
10-Mar-11SDSioux FallsJoe Foss Field1/07281/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Orig-B
10-Mar-11SDSioux FallsJoe Foss Field1/07351/18/11VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 33, Amdt 12A
10-Mar-11ARDe QueenJ Lynn Helms Sevier County1/07391/10/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1
10-Mar-11MOTrentonTrenton Muni1/07401/18/11NDB RWY 36, Amdt 9A
10-Mar-11ARParagouldKirk Field1/07421/10/11NDB RWY 22, Amdt 1
10-Mar-11WIWausauWausau Downtown1/07471/10/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 12, Orig
10-Mar-11ARHeber SpringsHeber Springs Muni1/07491/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Orig
10-Mar-11WIWausauWausau Downtown1/07501/10/11NDB OR GPS B, Orig
10-Mar-11ILChicagoChicago-O'Hare Intl1/07541/10/11ILS OR LOC RWY 22L, Amdt 4H
10-Mar-11WIMarshfieldMarshfield Muni1/07551/26/11NDB RWY 16, Amdt 9A
10-Mar-11NELincolnLincoln1/07891/10/11ILS OR LOC RWY 18, Amdt 6E
10-Mar-11NELincolnLincoln1/07901/10/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Orig
10-Mar-11ALTuscaloosaTuscaloosa Rgnl1/08411/18/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2
10-Mar-11WIMarshfieldMarshfield Muni1/09121/26/11NDB OR GPS RWY 4, Amdt 13A
10-Mar-11ARRogersRogers Muni-Carter Field1/09131/26/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
10-Mar-11ARTexarkanaTexarkana Rgnl-Webb Field1/09141/19/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig-A
10-Mar-11INNew CastleNew Castle-Henry Co Muni1/09151/19/11NDB OR GPS RWY 9, Amdt 5A
10-Mar-11INNew CastleNew Castle-Henry Co Muni1/09161/19/11NDB RWY 27, Amdt 5
10-Mar-11ILUrbanaFrasca Field1/10961/18/11VOR/DME OR GPS B, Amdt 6
10-Mar-11ILUrbanaFrasca Field1/10971/18/11VOR OR GPS A, Amdt 11
10-Mar-11VAFranklinFranklin Muni-John Beverly Rose1/11201/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Orig
10-Mar-11VAFranklinFranklin Muni-John Beverly Rose1/11211/18/11VOR RWY 9, Amdt 14B
10-Mar-11VAFranklinFranklin Muni-John Beverly Rose1/11221/18/11VOR/DME RWY 27, Amdt 9E
10-Mar-11VAFranklinFranklin Muni-John Beverly Rose1/11231/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Orig-A
10-Mar-11GAHamptonClayton County—Tara Field1/11761/14/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Orig
10-Mar-11IAWebster CityWebster City Muni1/13091/18/11VOR/DME OR GPS RWY 14, Amdt 4
10-Mar-11WIHaywardSawyer County1/13101/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Orig-A
10-Mar-11IAHamptonHampton Muni1/13121/18/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3
10-Mar-11IAHamptonHampton Muni1/13131/18/11VOR/DME RWY 35, Amdt 1B
10-Mar-11IAHamptonHampton Muni1/13141/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig
10-Mar-11IAHamptonHampton Muni1/13151/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig
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10-Mar-11IAHamptonHampton Muni1/13161/18/11NDB RWY 17, Amdt 4A
10-Mar-11ILCentraliaCentralia Muni1/13181/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig
10-Mar-11ILCentraliaCentralia Muni1/13221/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig
10-Mar-11NEScottsbluffWestern Neb. Rgnl/William B. Heilig Field1/13581/19/11ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 12, Orig
10-Mar-11NECreteCrete Muni1/14371/18/11VOR/DME RWY 35, Amdt 3B
10-Mar-11MILakeviewLakeview Airport—Griffith Field1/15471/18/11GPS RWY 27, Orig
10-Mar-11MILakeviewLakeview Airport—Griffith Field1/15501/18/11GPS RWY 9, Orig
10-Mar-11VAWarrentonWarrenton-Fauquier1/16931/14/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Orig
10-Mar-11VAWarrentonWarrenton-Fauquier1/16941/14/11VOR RWY 15, Amdt 4
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/16951/14/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 36C, Amdt 1
10-Mar-11NCOak IslandBrunswick County1/17901/14/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
10-Mar-11FLBrooksvilleHernando County1/17981/19/11ILS RWY 9, Amdt 2A
10-Mar-11FLSt. PetersburgAlbert Whitted1/18791/14/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig-A
10-Mar-11OHHillsboroHighland County1/18891/14/11NDB OR GPS RWY 23, Amdt 4
10-Mar-11LABastropMorehouse Memorial1/18931/18/11NDB RWY 34, Amdt 6A
10-Mar-11LABastropMorehouse Memorial1/18961/18/11VOR/DME A, Amdt 9A
10-Mar-11NJWoodbineWoodbine Muni1/19121/14/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Orig
10-Mar-11RIProvidenceTheodore Francis Green State1/19351/18/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Orig-C
10-Mar-11NJTrentonTrenton Mercer1/19361/18/11VOR OR GPS RWY 24, Amdt 4A
10-Mar-11TNSpringfieldSpringfield Robertson County1/19381/18/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
10-Mar-11NJLincoln ParkLincoln Park1/19391/19/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
10-Mar-11TNSmyrnaSmyrna1/19421/18/11ILS RWY 32. Amdt 5B
10-Mar-11FLLakelandLakeland Linder Rgnl1/19741/18/11VOR RWY 27, Amdt 7A
10-Mar-11FLLakelandLakeland Linder Rgnl1/19751/18/11VOR RWY 9, Amdt 4
10-Mar-11FLLakelandLakeland Linder Rgnl1/19771/18/11NDB RWY 5, Amdt 4A
10-Mar-11FLLakelandLakeland Linder Rgnl1/19781/18/11ILS OR LOC RWY 5, Amdt 7A
10-Mar-11MITraverse CityCherry Capital1/21941/18/11GPS RWY 36, Orig-A
10-Mar-11INIndianapolisIndianapolis Intl1/21951/19/11ILS OR LOC RWY 5L, ILS OR LOC RWY 5L (CAT II), ILS OR LOC RWY 5L (CAT III), Amdt 3A
10-Mar-11ILChicagoChicago-O'Hare Intl1/24971/26/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 14L, Amdt 1B
10-Mar-11ILChicagoChicago-O'Hare Intl1/24991/26/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Amdt 2A
10-Mar-11ILChicagoChicago-O'Hare Intl1/25001/26/11ILS OR LOC RWY 14L, ILS RWY 14L (CAT II), ILS RWY 14L (CAT III), Amdt 29B
10-Mar-11PAAllentownLehigh Valley Intl1/26021/19/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1A
10-Mar-11VARichmond/AshlandHanover County Muni1/26641/26/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 16, Orig
10-Mar-11KYCampbellsvilleTaylor County1/26651/26/11SDF RWY 23, Amdt 2A
10-Mar-11KYCampbellsvilleTaylor County1/26671/26/11NDB OR GPS RWY 23, Amdt 3A
10-Mar-11TNMemphisMemphis Intl1/27241/26/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 36L, Amdt 1
10-Mar-11FLFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl1/27261/26/11ILS OR LOC RWY 27R, Amdt 9
10-Mar-11ALHuntsvilleMadison County Executive/Tom Sharp Jr. Fld1/27271/26/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3
10-Mar-11GAAtlantaNewnan Coweta County1/27461/26/11Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3A
10-Mar-11FLVeniceVenice Muni1/27641/26/11NDB RWY 31, Amdt 2
10-Mar-11MEPortlandPortland Intl Jetport1/29711/26/11RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-B
10-Mar-11ORJohn DayGrant Co. Rgnl/Ogilvie Field1/34351/26/11RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 9, Orig
10-Mar-11KYMonticelloWayne County1/37001/26/11GPS RWY 21, Orig
10-Mar-11KYMonticelloWayne County1/37021/26/11GPS RWY 3, Orig
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