Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
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 October 25, 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 October 25, 2011.
Availability of matter incorporated by reference in the amendment is as follows:
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.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Richard A. Dunham III, 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.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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.
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.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 97End List of Subjects Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC, on October 14, 2011.
Deputy Director, Flight Standards Service.
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:Start Part Start Printed Page 65952
PART 97—STANDARD INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURESEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 97 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Part 97 is amended to read as follows:End Amendment Part
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:
* * *Effective Upon Publication
|AIRAC Date||State||City||Airport||FDC No.||FDC Date||Subject|
|17-Nov-11||AZ||Phoenix||Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl||1/0068||9/23/11||This NOTAM, published in TL 11-23, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.|
|17-Nov-11||GQ||Agana||Guam Intl||1/0544||9/29/11||This NOTAM, published in TL 11-23, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.|
|17-Nov-11||GQ||Agana||Guam Intl||1/0545||9/29/11||This NOTAM, published in TL 11-23, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.|
|17-Nov-11||GQ||Agana||Guam Intl||1/0546||9/29/11||This NOTAM, published in TL 11-23, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.|
|17-Nov-11||GQ||Agana||Guam Intl||1/0547||9/29/11||This NOTAM, published in TL 11-23, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.|
|17-Nov-11||CA||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Intl||1/0228||10/4/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 6R, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||CA||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Intl||1/0229||10/4/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 7L, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||CA||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Intl||1/0231||10/4/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24R, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||CA||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Intl||1/0233||10/4/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 7R, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||CA||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Intl||1/0234||10/4/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 6L, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||ID||Boise||Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Fld||1/0239||8/9/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 28R, Orig-A.|
|17-Nov-11||ID||Boise||Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Fld||1/0240||8/9/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 10L, Orig-A.|
|17-Nov-11||ID||Boise||Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Fld||1/0242||8/9/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 10R, Orig-A.|
|17-Nov-11||ID||Boise||Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Fld||1/0243||8/9/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 28L, Orig-A.|
|17-Nov-11||ID||Hailey||Friedman Memorial||1/0586||9/23/11||RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 31, Amdt 1A.|
|17-Nov-11||AZ||Tucson||Tucson Intl||1/0831||10/4/11||RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 29R, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||AZ||Tucson||Tucson Intl||1/0832||10/4/11||RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 11L, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||PA||Zelienople||Zelienople Muni||1/2717||10/6/11||RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig-C.|
|17-Nov-11||MT||Butte||Bert Mooney||1/3061||9/26/11||ILS Y RWY 15, Amdt 7.|
|17-Nov-11||OH||Chillicothe||Ross County||1/3080||10/6/11||Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3.|
|17-Nov-11||OH||Chillicothe||Ross County||1/3081||10/6/11||RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Orig-A.|
|17-Nov-11||FL||Ocala||Ocala Intl-Jim Taylor Field||1/3325||10/6/11||RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 2.|
|17-Nov-11||VA||Norfolk||Norfolk Intl||1/3530||10/6/11||ILS OR LOC RWY 5, Amdt 25.|
|17-Nov-11||OR||Eugene||Mahlon Sweet Field||1/3644||9/28/11||RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16L, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||IL||Effingham||Effingham County Memorial||1/4102||10/4/11||VOR RWY 1, Amdt 10.|
|17-Nov-11||IL||Effingham||Effingham County Memorial||1/4103||10/4/11||RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||IL||Effingham||Effingham County Memorial||1/4104||10/4/11||Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5.|
|17-Nov-11||IL||Effingham||Effingham County Memorial||1/4107||10/4/11||LOC RWY 29, Amdt 1C.|
|17-Nov-11||MI||Lansing||Capital Region Intl||1/4472||10/6/11||ILS OR LOC RWY 28L, Amdt 26A.|
|17-Nov-11||TX||Uvalde||Garner Field||1/4475||10/6/11||RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Orig.|
|17-Nov-11||GA||Atlanta||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl||1/4513||10/6/11||ILS OR LOC RWY 27L, Amdt 16A; ILS RWY 27L (CAT II), Amdt 16A.|
|17-Nov-11||NC||Goldsboro||Goldsboro-Wayne Muni||1/4568||10/4/11||Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1.|
|17-Nov-11||ME||Presque Isle||Northern Maine Rgnl Arpt At Presque Isle||1/4664||10/4/11||Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 4.|
|17-Nov-11||NE||Columbus||Columbus Muni||1/7813||9/19/11||VOR RWY 14, Amdt B.|
|17-Nov-11||NE||Columbus||Columbus Muni||1/7814||9/19/11||VOR RWY 32, Amdt 14A.|
|17-Nov-11||NE||Columbus||Columbus Muni||1/7815||9/19/11||VOR/DME RWY 32, Amdt 3.|
|17-Nov-11||NE||Columbus||Columbus Muni||1/7816||9/19/11||LOC/DME RWY 14, Amdt 8A.|
|17-Nov-11||NE||Columbus||Columbus Muni||1/7817||9/19/11||RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Orig-A.|
|17-Nov-11||MO||Kansas City||Charles B. Wheeler Downtown||1/8566||9/19/11||ILS OR LOC RWY 19, Amdt 22.|
|17-Nov-11||IA||Dubuque||Dubuque Rgnl||1/9888||9/23/11||VOR RWY 36, Amdt 6A.|
[FR Doc. 2011-27361 Filed 10-24-11; 8:45 am]
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