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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 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 July 14, 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 July 14, 2014.

ADDRESSES:

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, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/​federal_​register/​code_​of_​federal_​regulations/​ibr_​locations.html.

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

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.

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 Start Printed Page 40620not 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 June 20, 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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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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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
24-Jul-14SCFlorenceFlorence Rgnl4/754806/04/14This NOTAM, published in TL 14-15, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
24-Jul-14SCFlorenceFlorence Rgnl4/754906/04/14This NOTAM, published in TL 14-15, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
24-Jul-14SCFlorenceFlorence Rgnl4/755006/04/14This NOTAM, published in TL 14-15, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
24-Jul-14SCFlorenceFlorence Rgnl4/755106/04/14This NOTAM, published in TL 14-15, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
24-Jul-14SCFlorenceFlorence Rgnl4/755206/04/14This NOTAM, published in TL 14-15, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
24-Jul-14INTell CityPerry County Muni4/247406/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig.
24-Jul-14LATallulah/Vicksburg, MSVicksburg Tallulah Rgnl4/251606/09/14LOC RWY 36, Amdt 4.
24-Jul-14MNDuluthDuluth Intl4/261606/06/14ILS OR LOC RWY 9, ILS RWY 9 (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 9 (CAT II), Amdt 22.
24-Jul-14IAIndependenceIndependence Muni4/261806/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig.
24-Jul-14IAIndependenceIndependence Muni4/261906/06/14NDB RWY 18, Amdt 3.
24-Jul-14IAIndependenceIndependence Muni4/262006/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-A.
24-Jul-14MOKansas CityCharles B. Wheeler Downtown4/264706/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Orig-A.
24-Jul-14MOKansas CityCharles B. Wheeler Downtown4/265006/06/14VOR RWY 19, Amdt 20.
24-Jul-14MOKansas CityCharles B. Wheeler Downtown4/265106/06/14NDB RWY 19, Amdt 18.
24-Jul-14MOKansas CityCharles B. Wheeler Downtown4/265206/06/14ILS OR LOC RWY 19, Amdt 23.
24-Jul-14SDMillerMiller Muni4/308506/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14TXFort WorthFort Worth Spinks4/336606/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R, Amdt 1A.
24-Jul-14NEPenderPender Muni4/336806/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Orig.
24-Jul-14AKShungnakShungnak4/337306/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Amdt 2.
24-Jul-14AKShungnakShungnak4/337406/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Amdt 2.
24-Jul-14ILPinckneyvillePinckneyville-Du Quoin4/356806/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-A.
24-Jul-14ILPinckneyvillePinckneyville-Du Quoin4/356906/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14LASpringhillSpringhill4/376106/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig.
24-Jul-14LARustonRuston Rgnl4/376206/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig.
24-Jul-14LARayvilleJohn H Hooks Jr Memorial4/376706/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 2.
24-Jul-14LARayvilleJohn H Hooks Jr Memorial4/376806/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14TXPecosPecos Muni4/379306/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Orig.
24-Jul-14TXNavasotaNavasota Muni4/385406/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig.
24-Jul-14NDBismarckBismarck Muni4/443706/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14OKOklahoma CitySundance Airpark4/499406/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14TXCrosbytonCrosbyton Muni4/514006/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig.
24-Jul-14FLLeesburgLeesburg Intl4/518806/02/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14NEAtkinsonStuart-Atkinson Muni4/520206/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 11, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14SDSturgisSturgis Muni4/520506/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 11, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14KSAbileneAbilene Muni4/547606/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 1.
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24-Jul-14KSAbileneAbilene Muni4/547706/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14KSOttawaOttawa Muni4/565906/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/573706/09/14RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 8L, Amdt 5.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonWilliam P Hobby4/574206/09/14ILS OR LOC RWY 4, Amdt 41.
24-Jul-14WASeattleBoeing Field/King County Intl4/582306/09/14RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 13R, Orig-C.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/608106/09/14RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 27, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/622006/09/14RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 8R, Amdt 4.
24-Jul-14IABelle PlaineBelle Plaine Muni4/665306/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig.
24-Jul-14IABelle PlaineBelle Plaine Muni4/665406/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/672606/09/14RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 27, Amdt 4.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/672806/09/14ILS OR LOC RWY 27, ILS RWY 27 (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 27 (CAT II & III), Amdt 10.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/673106/09/14ILS OR LOC RWY 8R, ILS RWY 8R (SA CAT I & II), Amdt 25.
24-Jul-14OHBellefontaineBellefontaine Rgnl4/685506/09/14VOR/DME RWY 25, Orig-A.
24-Jul-14OHBellefontaineBellefontaine Rgnl4/707006/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14MOAvaAva Bill Martin Memorial4/726306/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig.
24-Jul-14MOAvaAva Bill Martin Memorial4/726406/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig.
24-Jul-14OKStiglerStigler Rgnl4/755506/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14OKStiglerStigler Rgnl4/755606/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/792606/09/14ILS OR LOC RWY 8L, ILS RWY 8L (CAT II & III), ILS RWY 8L (SA CAT I), Amdt 4.
24-Jul-14TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston4/792806/09/14ILS OR LOC RWY 26L, ILS RWY 26L (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 26L (CAT II & III), Amdt 21.
24-Jul-14AZFort Huachuca Sierra VistaSierra Vista Muni-Libby AAF4/801706/06/14ILS OR LOC RWY 26, Amdt 4A.
24-Jul-14ILCantonIngersoll4/844006/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14AKDillinghamDillingham4/969606/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Amdt 2B.
24-Jul-14AKDillinghamDillingham4/969906/06/14LOC/DME RWY 19, Amdt 6B.
24-Jul-14AKDillinghamDillingham4/970006/06/14VOR RWY 1, Amdt 9B.
24-Jul-14AKDillinghamDillingham4/970306/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Amdt 2B.
24-Jul-14AKDillinghamDillingham4/970806/06/14VOR/DME RWY 19, Amdt 7A.
24-Jul-14KSStocktonRooks County4/978706/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-A.
24-Jul-14KSStocktonRooks County4/978806/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig-A.
24-Jul-14MOSt JosephRosecrans Memorial4/979106/06/14LOC BC RWY 17, Amdt 9.
24-Jul-14MOSt JosephRosecrans Memorial4/979406/06/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14IAGuthrie CenterGuthrie County Rgnl4/990306/09/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1.
24-Jul-14TXAngleton/Lake JacksonTexas Gulf Coast Rgnl4/993006/06/14ILS OR LOC RWY 17, Amdt 5.
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