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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 28, 2013. 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 28, 2013.

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:

Richard A. Dunham III, 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 part 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 Start Printed Page 18807sections 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

  • Air Traffic Control
  • Airports
  • Incorporation by reference, and Navigation (air)
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Issued in Washington, DC, on March 15, 2013.

John M. Allen,

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 2 MAY 2013

Sand Point, AK, Sand Point, BORLAND ONE, Graphic DP

Sand Point, AK, Sand Point, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 4

Bentonville, AR, Bentonville Muni/Louise M. Thaden Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1A

Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale Executive, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Intl, RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 14, Amdt 2A

Orlando, FL, Orlando Sanford Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 10

Pompano Beach, FL, Pompano Beach Airpark, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 4

Zephyrhills, FL, Zephyrhills Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Orig-A

Chicago, IL, Chicago O'Hare Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 18

Patterson, LA, Harry P Williams Memorial, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24, Amdt 2B

Faribault, MN, Faribault Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 12, Amdt1

Faribault, MN, Faribault Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 30, Amdt1

Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 12

Pipestone, MN, Pipestone Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1

Pipestone, MN, Pipestone Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1

Camdenton, MO, Camdenton Memorial, VOR-A, Amdt 5

Columbia, MO, Columbia Rgnl, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 2, Amdt 15

Fort Leonard Wood, MO, Waynesville-St. Robert Rgnl Forney Fld, ILS OR LOC RWY 14, Amdt 1

Kaiser Lake Ozark, MO, Lee C Fine Memorial, LOC/DME RWY 22, Amdt 2

Kaiser Lake Ozark, MO, Lee C Fine Memorial, VOR RWY 4, Amdt 7

Osage Beach, MO, Grand Glaize-Osage Beach, VOR RWY 32, Amdt 6

Poplar, MT, Poplar Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Orig

Poplar, MT, Poplar Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Amdt 1

Mount Olive, NC, Mount Olive Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Orig

Mount Olive, NC, Mount Olive Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Orig

New Bern, NC, Coastal Carolina Regional, VOR RWY 22, Amdt 3

Raleigh/Durham, NC, Raleigh-Durham Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 5L, Amdt 2

Raleigh/Durham, NC, Raleigh-Durham Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 5R, Amdt 2

Raleigh/Durham, NC, Raleigh-Durham Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23L, Amdt 2

Raleigh/Durham, NC, Raleigh-Durham Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23R, Amdt 2

Pembina, ND, Pembina Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Orig

Pembina, ND, Pembina Muni, VOR-A, Orig

Pembina, ND, Pembina Muni, VOR OR GPS RWY 33, Amdt 6B, CANCELED

Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque Intl Sunport, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig-A, CANCELED

Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque Intl Sunport, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 1A, CANCELED

Kingston, NY, Kingston-Ulster, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1

New York, NY, John F Kennedy Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 22R, Amdt 1C

Mount Gilead, OH, Morrow County, VOR-A, Amdt 4

Mount Vernon. OH, Knox County, VOR-A, Amdt 8

Weatherford, OK, Thomas P Stafford, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Amdt 1

Weatherford, OK, Thomas P Stafford, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 1

Astoria, OR, Astoria Rgnl, GPS RWY 8, Orig, CANCELED

Astoria, OR, Astoria Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig

Altoona, PA, Altoona-Blair County, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 3, Amdt 1

Madison, SD, Madison Muni, NDB RWY 15, Amdt 10, CANCELED

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth Intl, CONVERGING ILS RWY 17C, Amdt 7

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth Intl, CONVERGING ILS RWY 35C, Amdt 2

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 35C, ILS

RWY 35C (CAT II), ILS RWY 35C (CAT III), ILS RWY 35C (SA CAT I), Amdt 2

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35C, Amdt 3

Clarksville, VA, Lake Country Regional, RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Orig-A

Roanoke, VA, Roanoke Rgnl/Woodrum Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 10Start Printed Page 18808

Effective 30 MAY 2013

Dallas, TX, Dallas Love Field, ILS OR LOC RWY 31R, Amdt 5B

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[FR Doc. 2013-06793 Filed 3-27-13; 8:45 am]

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