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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: National Flight Data Center Web Portal

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice and request for comments


In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. NFDC Web Portal forms are used to collect aeronautical information, detailing the physical description and operational status of all components of the National Airspace System (NAS). This collection was granted emergency clearance by OMB on January 23, 2012. This submission includes the additional public burden for the Special Flight Area processing tool.


Written comments should be submitted by April 16, 2013.

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Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by email at:

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OMB Control Number: 2120-0754.

Title: National Flight Data Center Web Portal.

Form Numbers: FAA Forms 7900-5, 7900-6, 7900-XX.

Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.

Background: The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is the authoritative government source for collecting, validating, storing, maintaining, and disseminating aeronautical data concerning the United States and its territories to support real-time aviation activities. The information collected ensures the safe and efficient navigation of the national airspace. The information collected is maintained in the National Airspace System Resources (NASR) database which serves as the official repository for NAS data and is provided to government, military, and private producers of aeronautical charts, Start Printed Page 11265publications, and flight management systems.

Respondents: 7,318 representatives of U.S. public airports, U.S. privately-owned instrument landing systems, and non-Federal weather systems.

Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: 25 minutes per response.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,296 hours.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES-200, 6500 S. MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169.

Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

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Issued in Washington, DC on February 11, 2013.

Albert R. Spence,

FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.

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[FR Doc. 2013-03553 Filed 2-14-13; 8:45 am]