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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 February 5, 2014. 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 February 5, 2014.

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 Start Printed Page 6805regulatory 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 January 3, 2014.

John Duncan,

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 6 FEBRUARY 2014

Prescott, AZ, Ernest A. Love Field, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 21L, Amdt 4

Oakland, CA, Metropolitan Oakland Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 30, Amdt 27

San Diego, CA, San Diego Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Amdt 3A

Washington, DC, Manassas Rgnl/Harry P. Davis Field, ILS OR LOC RWY 16L, Orig

Washington, DC, Manassas Rgnl/Harry P. Davis Field, ILS OR LOC RWY 16L, Amdt 5, CANCELED

Washington, DC, Manassas Rgnl/Harry P. Davis Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 16L, Amdt 1

Washington, DC, Manassas Rgnl/Harry P. Davis Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 16R Amdt 1

Lakeland, FL, Lakeland Linder Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Amdt 2A

Kapolei, HI, Kalaeloa (John Rodgers Field), RNAV (GPS) RWY 4R, Orig

Mount Vernon, IL, Mount Vernon, ILS OR LOC RWY 23, Amdt 11B

Troy, MI, Oakland/Troy, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 4A

Jackson, MN, Jackson Muni, NDB RWY 13, Amdt 10, CANCELED

Burlington, NC, Burlington-Alamance Rgnl, GPS RWY 24, Amdt 1B, CANCELED

Burlington, NC, Burlington-Alamance Rgnl, ILS Y OR LOC/NDB Y RWY 6, Orig

Burlington, NC, Burlington-Alamance Rgnl, ILS Z OR LOC/NDB Z RWY 6, Amdt 2

Burlington, NC, Burlington-Alamance Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Amdt 1

Burlington, NC, Burlington-Alamance Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Orig

Burlington, NC, Burlington-Alamance Rgnl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1

Burlington, NC, Burlington-Alamance Rgnl, VOR/DME-A, Amdt 2

Mount Airy, NC, Mount Airy/Surry County, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

Sidney, OH, Sidney Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 10, Orig

Sidney, OH, Sidney Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Orig

Sidney, OH, Sidney Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3

Sidney, OH, Sidney Muni, VOR/DME RNAV OR GPS RWY 28, Amdt 5B, CANCELED

Portland, OR, Portland Intl, RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28L, Amdt 1

Portland, OR, Portland Intl, RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28R, Amdt 1

Portland, OR, Portland Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 10L, Amdt 1

Portland, OR, Portland Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 28R, Amdt 1

Bradford, PA, Bradford Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 32, Amdt 12A

Bradford, PA, Bradford Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Amdt 1A

Bradford, PA, Bradford Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Amdt 1A

Laurens, SC, Laurens County, GPS RWY 8, Orig, CANCELED

Laurens, SC, Laurens County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig

Laurens, SC, Laurens County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 13, Amdt 27A

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 36, Amdt 13

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, LOC RWY 31, Amdt 8A

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 13, Amdt 1B

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 31, Amdt 3A

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 13, Orig-B

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 31, Orig-B

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 36, Amdt 1

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2

Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Intl, VOR OR TACAN RWY 18, Amdt 28

Dallas, TX, Dallas Love Field, ILS OR LOC Y RWY 13L, Amdt 32A

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 31L, Amdt 1A

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 31L, Amdt 1A

Seattle, WA, Seattle-Tacoma Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34R, Orig-A

Fort Atkinson, WI, Fort Atkinson Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1

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[FR Doc. 2014-02182 Filed 2-4-14; 8:45 am]

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