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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 Start Printed Page 25385or 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 May 1, 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 May 1, 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 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

  • Air traffic control
  • Airports
  • Incorporation by reference, and Navigation (air)
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Issued in Washington, DC on April 12, 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 30 MAY 2013

Miami, FL, Miami Intl, RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 8R, Amdt 1AStart Printed Page 25386

Atlanta, GA, DeKalb-Peachtree, ILS OR LOC RWY 21L, Amdt 8A

Atlanta, GA, DeKalb-Peachtree, VOR/DME RWY 21L, Amdt 2A

Burley, ID, Burly Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 5A

Mount Pleasant, SC, Mt Pleasant Rgnl-Faison Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig-A

Mount Pleasant, SC, Mt Pleasant Rgnl-Faison Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig-A

Effective 27 JUNE 2013

Kake, AK, Kake, KAKE THREE, Graphic DP

Valdez, AK, Valdez Pioneer Field, LDA/DME-H, Amdt 2A

Ozark, AL, Blackwell Field, GPS RWY 30, Orig, CANCELED

Ozark, AL, Blackwell Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig

Ozark, AL, Blackwell Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig

Ozark, AL, Blackwell Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2

Ozark, AL, Blackwell Field, VOR RWY 31, Amdt 7

Talladega, AL, Talladega Muni, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 4, Orig-A

Talladega, AL, Talladega Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Amdt 1B

Talladega, AL, Talladega Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Amdt 1A

Talladega, AL, Talladega Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

Talladega, AL, Talladega Muni, VOR/DME RWY 4, Amdt 6

San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Intl, ILS PRM RWY 28L (SIMULTANEOUS CLOSE PARALLEL), Amdt 2A

San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Intl, LDA PRM RWY 28R (SIMULTANEOUS CLOSE PARALLEL), Amdt 1B

Aspen, CO, Aspen-Pitkin CO/Sardy Field, SARDD THREE, Graphic DP

Tompkinsville, KY, Tomkinsville-Monroe County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Amdt 1

Mansfield, MA, Mansfield Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2A

Provincetown, MA, Provincetown Muni, ILS OR LOC RWY 7, Amdt 8B

Provincetown, MA, Provincetown Muni, NDB RWY 25, Amdt 2B

Provincetown, MA, Provincetown Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig-D

Provincetown, MA, Provincetown Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Orig-B

Cape Girardeau, MO, Cape Girardeau Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 10, Amdt 12

Cape Girardeau, MO, Cape Girardeau Rgnl, LOC/DME BC RWY 28, Amdt 8

Cape Girardeau, MO, Cape Girardeau Rgnl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 9

Cape Girardeau, MO, Cape Girardeau Rgnl, VOR RWY 2, Amdt 11

Cape Girardeau, MO, Cape Girardeau Rgnl, VOR RWY 10, Amdt 3

Charleston, MO, Mississippi County, NDB RWY 36, Amdt 4

Sikeston, MO, Sikeston Memorial Muni, VOR RWY 20, Amdt 4

Teterboro, NJ, Teterboro, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 6, Amdt 2A

Teterboro, NJ, Teterboro, RNAV (RNP) RWY 19, Orig-C

Teterboro, NJ, Teterboro, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 6, Orig-C

London, OH, Madison County, NDB RWY 9, Amdt 9, CANCELED

Miller, SD, Miller Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Amdt 1

Miller, SD, Miller Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Amdt 1

Livingston, TN, Livingston Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Amdt 1

Livingston, TN, Livingston Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Amdt 1

Burnet, TX, Burnet Muni/Kate Craddock Field, NDB RWY 1, Amdt 6, CANCELED

Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake City Intl, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 35, Amdt 3A, CANCELED

Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake City Intl, LDA/DME RWY 35, Orig

Farmville, VA, Farmville Rgnl, NDB RWY 3, Amdt 6A

Farmville, VA, Farmville Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Orig-A

Farmville, VA, Farmville Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Orig-A

New Richmond, WI, New Richmond Regional, NDB RWY 14, Amdt 3, CANCELED

RESCINDED: On March 28, 2013 (78 FR 18806), the FAA published an Amendment in Docket No. 30891, Amdt No. 3526 to Part 97 of the Federal Aviation Regulations under section 97.33. The following entry for Dallas, TX, effective 30 May 2013 is hereby rescinded in its entirety:

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-09950 Filed 4-30-13; 8:45 am]

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