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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 Start Printed Page 56970use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.

DATES:

This rule is effective September 15, 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 September 15, 2011.

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 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 September 2, 2011.

Ray Towles,

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 establishing, amending, suspending, or revoking Standard Instrument Approach Procedures and/or Takeoff Minimums and/or Obstacle Departure Procedures effective at 0902 UTC on the dates specified, as follows:

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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 22 September 2011

Abbeville, LA, Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial, LOC RWY 16, Orig.

Effective 20 October 2011

Anchorage, AK, Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 7R; ILS RWY 7R (CAT II); ILS RWY 7R (CAT III), Amdt 1

Anchorage, AK, Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 7R, Amdt 3Start Printed Page 56971

De Queen, AR, J Lynn Helms Sevier County, NDB RWY 8, Amdt 5A, CANCELLED

Heber Springs, AR, Heber Springs Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Searcy, AR, Searcy Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Telluride, CO, Telluride Rgnl, GPS RWY 9, Amdt 1A, CANCELLED

Telluride, CO, Telluride Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Orig

Bridgeport, CT, Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5

Atlanta, GA, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle, DP, Amdt 4

Corning, IA, Corning Muni, NDB RWY 18, Amdt 2, CANCELLED

Indianapolis, IN, Eagle Creek Airpark, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2

Indianapolis, IN, Greenwood Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Executive, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1

Shelbyville, IN, Shelbyville Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5

Leesville, LA, Leesville, NDB RWY 36, Amdt 2, Orig

Leesville, LA, Leesville, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig

Leesville, LA, Leesville, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1

Leesville, LA, Leesville, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Traverse City, MI, Cherry Capital, ILS OR LOC RWY 28, Amdt 13

Butler, MO, Butler Memorial, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Marshall, MO, Marshall Memorial Muni, NDB RWY 36, Amdt 4

Marshall, MO, Marshall Memorial Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 2A

Marshall, MO, Marshall Memorial Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 3

Teterboro, NJ, Teterboro, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 7

Ely, NV, Ely Arprt-Yelland Fld, ELY TWO Graphic DP

Akron, OH, Akron-Canton Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 5, Orig-A

Akron, OH, Akron-Canton Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 23, Amdt 11A

Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati Muni Airport—Lunken Field, NDB RWY 25, Amdt 11

New Philadelphia, OH, Harry Clever Field, GPS RWY 14, Amdt 1, CANCELLED

New Philadelphia, OH, Harry Clever Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Orig

New Philadelphia, OH, Harry Clever Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

New Philadelphia, OH, Harry Clever Field, VOR-A, Amdt 2

New Philadelphia, OH, Harry Clever Field, VOR/DME OR GPS-B, Amdt 2B, CANCELLED

Ardmore, OK, Ardmore Muni, ILS OR LOC RWY 31, Amdt 5

Ardmore, OK, Ardmore Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig

Ardmore, OK, Ardmore Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1

Ardmore, OK, Ardmore Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2

Salem, OR, McNary Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 8

Meadville, PA, Port Meadville, LOC RWY 25, Amdt 6

Meadville, PA, Port Meadville, VOR RWY 7, Amdt 8

Greenville, TX, Majors, ILS OR LOC Y RWY 17, Orig

Greenville, TX, Majors, ILS OR LOC Z RWY 17, Amdt 7A

Greenville, TX, Majors, TACAN RWY 17, Orig

Greenville, TX, Majors, TACAN RWY 35, Orig

Wheeler, TX, Wheeler Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig

Wheeler, TX, Wheeler Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig

Wheeler, TX, Wheeler Muni, VOR/DME-A, Amdt 2

Milwaukee, WI, General Mitchell Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 7

Mineral Point, WI, Iowa County, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

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[FR Doc. 2011-23182 Filed 9-14-11; 8:45 am]

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