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Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Final rule.


This rule 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 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.


Availability of matter 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, Start Printed Page 6806or go to:​federal_​register/​code_​of_​federal_​regulations/​ibr_​locations.html.

Availability—All SIAPs are available online free of charge. Visit 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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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.

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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.

The Rule

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.

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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 amending Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, effective at 0901 UTC on the dates specified, as follows:

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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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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:

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AIRAC DateStateCityAirportFDC No.FDC DateSubject
2/6/2014AZCasa GrandeCasa Grande Muni3/009712/24/13Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 1A
2/6/2014UTCedar CityCedar City Rgnl3/009812/24/13Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 2
2/6/2014UTBlandingBlanding Muni3/011001/02/14Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 1
2/6/2014UTMoabCanyonlands Field3/012012/24/13Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 3
2/6/2014COLamarLamar Muni3/014012/24/13Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Orig
2/6/2014COAlamosaSan Luis Valley Rgnl/Bergman Field3/014801/02/14Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 4A
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2/6/2014WYRawlinsRawlins Muni/Harvey Field3/017112/24/13Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 3
2/6/2014WIMilwaukeeGeneral Mitchell Intl3/051412/24/13RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 7R, Amdt 1A
2/6/2014WIMilwaukeeGeneral Mitchell Intl3/051512/24/13RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 25L, Amdt 1A
2/6/2014GADaltonDalton Muni3/052512/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 14, Orig-B
2/6/2014TNChattanoogaLovell Field3/052912/31/13ILS OR LOC RWY 20, Amdt 36A
2/6/2014KYCovingtonCincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl3/054612/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 27, Amdt 17
2/6/2014KYCovingtonCincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl3/054812/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 9, Amdt 18
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/055912/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 4, Amdt 36A
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/056012/24/13LDA A, Amdt 2C
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/056112/24/13VOR F, Amdt 3A
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/056412/24/13VOR RWY 4, Amdt 3B
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/056612/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1A
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/056712/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 22, Amdt 20B
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/056812/24/13RNAV (GPS) B, Orig
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/057012/24/13RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 22, Amdt 2A
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/057112/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Amdt 1
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/057212/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 13, Amdt 1B
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/057612/24/13VOR/DME G, Amdt 2B
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/057712/24/13LOC RWY 31, Amdt 3A
2/6/2014NYNew YorkLa Guardia3/057812/24/13VOR/DME H, Amdt 3A
2/6/2014AKTananaRalph M Calhoun Memorial3/101212/31/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig
2/6/2014AKTananaRalph M Calhoun Memorial3/101512/31/13VOR/DME RWY 7, Amdt 2
2/6/2014TNCamdenBenton County3/224512/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Orig
2/6/2014TNCamdenBenton County3/224912/24/13VOR/DME RWY 4, Amdt 4
2/6/2014OHClevelandCleveland-Hopkins Intl3/281712/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 28, Amdt 24A
2/6/2014NCElizabeth CityElizabeth City CG Air Station/Rgnl3/328512/31/13NDB RWY 10, Orig-E
2/6/2014NCElizabeth CityElizabeth City CG Air Station/Rgnl3/329312/31/13VOR/DME RWY 10, Orig-C
2/6/2014NCElizabeth CityElizabeth City CG Air Station/Rgnl3/329412/31/13VOR/DME RWY 19, Amdt 10D
2/6/2014NCElizabeth CityElizabeth City CG Air Station/Rgnl3/329512/31/13VOR/DME RWY 28, Amdt 1
2/6/2014NCElizabeth CityElizabeth City CG Air Station/Rgnl3/329612/31/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 10, Amdt 1
2/6/2014NCElizabeth CityElizabeth City CG Air Station/Rgnl3/329712/31/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Orig
2/6/2014AKSoldotnaSoldotna3/337712/31/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 1
2/6/2014MIHollandWest Michigan Rgnl3/339212/31/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Amdt 2
2/6/2014MIThree RiversThree Rivers Muni Dr Haines3/373612/31/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Orig-A
2/6/2014MICadillacWexford County3/392412/31/13ILS OR LOC RWY 7, Orig-C
2/6/2014AKJuneauJuneau Intl3/482612/24/13RNAV (GPS) V RWY 8, Amdt 2
2/6/2014AZFlagstaffFlagstaff Pulliam3/530712/31/13Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 2
2/6/2014CASacramentoSacramento Mather3/611301/02/14ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22L, Amdt 5
2/6/2014MSGreenvilleMid Delta Rgnl3/673212/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 18L, Amdt 9G
2/6/2014LABaton RougeBaton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field3/744312/24/13Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 1
2/6/2014CAOaklandMetropolitan Oakland Intl3/746312/31/13RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 28R, Amdt 1
2/6/2014CAOaklandMetropolitan Oakland Intl3/746512/31/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 10R, Amdt 1
2/6/2014SDSioux FallsJoe Foss Field3/770812/24/13VOR OR TACAN RWY 15, Amdt 21B
2/6/2014SDSioux FallsJoe Foss Field3/771112/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Orig-B
2/6/2014SDSioux FallsJoe Foss Field3/771212/24/13RADAR-1, Amdt 10A
2/6/2014SDSioux FallsJoe Foss Field3/771512/24/13VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 33, Amdt 12B
2/6/2014SDSioux FallsJoe Foss Field3/771612/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Orig-B
2/6/2014ILChicago/Prospect Heights/WheelingChicago Executive3/825212/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 16, Amdt 1
2/6/2014ILChicago/Prospect Heights/WheelingChicago Executive3/825512/24/13VOR RWY 16, Orig-B
2/6/2014ILChicago/Prospect Heights/WheelingChicago Executive3/825912/24/13ILS OR LOC RWY 16, Amdt 2
2/6/2014MECaribouCaribou Muni3/843512/24/13VOR A, Amdt 11
2/6/2014MECaribouCaribou Muni3/843712/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Orig-A
2/6/2014CAOaklandMetropolitan Oakland Intl3/864812/31/13RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 30, Amdt 1
2/6/2014AZWinslowWinslow-Lindbergh Rgnl3/898012/24/13VOR OR GPS RWY 11, Amdt 4B
2/6/2014FLLive OakSuwannee County3/982212/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig
2/6/2014FLLive OakSuwannee County3/982512/24/13RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Orig
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2/6/2014MDHagerstownHagerstown Rgnl-Richard A Henson Fld3/994012/31/13VOR RWY 9, Amdt 7
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[FR Doc. 2014-02187 Filed 2-4-14; 8:45 am]