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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, Start Printed Page 63532or 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 October 24, 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 October 24, 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, or 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 September 12, 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
16-Oct-14HIHiloHilo Intl4/408408/26/14This NOTAM, published in TL 14-21, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
16-Oct-14WYNewcastleMondell Field4/042409/02/14VOR RWY 32, Amdt 4.
16-Oct-14CACarlsbadMc Clellan-Palomar4/048709/03/14RNAV (GPS) X RWY 24, Orig-A.
16-Oct-14CACarlsbadMc Clellan-Palomar4/049409/03/14ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24, Amdt 9B.
16-Oct-14CACarlsbadMc Clellan-Palomar4/049509/03/14RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24, Amdt 3A.
16-Oct-14CARio VistaRio Vista Muni4/051609/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 3A.
16-Oct-14NYBinghamtonGreater Binghamton/Edwin A Link Field4/181409/02/14VOR/DME RWY 28, Amdt 11.
16-Oct-14NCNew BernCoastal Carolina Regional4/227909/02/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Orig-A.
16-Oct-14WAPort AngelesWilliam R Fairchild Intl4/292609/02/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig-B.
16-Oct-14WAPort AngelesWilliam R Fairchild Intl4/292709/02/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig-A.
16-Oct-14WAPort AngelesWilliam R Fairchild Intl4/293009/02/14ILS OR LOC RWY 8, Amdt 2B.
16-Oct-14NJAtlantic CityAtlantic City Intl4/384508/28/14VOR RWY 13, Amdt 4A.
16-Oct-14NJAtlantic CityAtlantic City Intl4/384708/28/14ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 31, Orig-B.
16-Oct-14NJAtlantic CityAtlantic City Intl4/384908/28/14VOR RWY 4, Amdt 15A.
16-Oct-14NJAtlantic CityAtlantic City Intl4/385008/28/14VOR RWY 31, Amdt 1A.
16-Oct-14NJAtlantic CityAtlantic City Intl4/385108/28/14VOR/DME RWY 22, Amdt 6B.
16-Oct-14ALTuscaloosaTuscaloosa Rgnl4/466609/03/14ILS RWY 4, Amdt 14D.
16-Oct-14ALTuscaloosaTuscaloosa Rgnl4/466909/03/14VOR OR TACAN RWY 4, Amdt 11C.
16-Oct-14ALTuscaloosaTuscaloosa Rgnl4/467209/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Amdt 1.
16-Oct-14ALTuscaloosaTuscaloosa Rgnl4/467309/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 29, Orig.
16-Oct-14ALTuscaloosaTuscaloosa Rgnl4/467409/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Orig.
16-Oct-14NYSaratoga SpringsSaratoga County4/566709/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Amdt 1A.
16-Oct-14NYSaratoga SpringsSaratoga County4/566809/03/14VOR/DME A, Amdt 1A.
16-Oct-14NYSaratoga SpringsSaratoga County4/567309/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Amdt 1B.
16-Oct-14MAWorcesterWorcester Rgnl4/572208/28/14ILS OR LOC RWY 29, Amdt 4B.
16-Oct-14WAMoses LakeGrant Co Intl4/584208/27/14VOR RWY 22, Amdt 5B.
16-Oct-14UTHeberHeber City Muni—Russ McDonald Field4/586008/27/14RNAV (GPS) A, Amdt 2.
16-Oct-14FLImmokaleeImmokalee Rgnl4/616308/28/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-B.
16-Oct-14NYElmira/CorningElmira/Corning Rgnl4/617708/28/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Amdt 3A.
16-Oct-14NCAhoskieTri-County4/623108/28/14VOR/DME OR GPS A, Amdt 5A.
16-Oct-14KYFrankfortCapital City4/688409/03/14VOR RWY 25, Amdt 3.
16-Oct-14KYFrankfortCapital City4/688509/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Amdt 2A.
16-Oct-14KYFrankfortCapital City4/688709/03/14LOC RWY 25, Amdt 3A.
16-Oct-14MTForsythTillitt Field4/695408/27/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig-C.
16-Oct-14MTForsythTillitt Field4/695508/27/14NDB RWY 26, Amdt 3B.
16-Oct-14CAPalm SpringsJacqueline Cochran Rgnl4/699508/27/14VOR/DME RWY 30, Amdt 1.
16-Oct-14CAPalm SpringsJacqueline Cochran Rgnl4/699708/27/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 30, Orig.
16-Oct-14CAPalm SpringsJacqueline Cochran Rgnl4/699808/27/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig.
16-Oct-14FLDaytona BeachDaytona Beach Intl4/717308/28/14RADAR-1, Amdt 8C.
16-Oct-14VADanvilleDanville Rgnl4/723209/03/14VOR RWY 20, Amdt 2.
16-Oct-14VADanvilleDanville Rgnl4/723909/03/14ILS OR LOC RWY 2, Amdt 4A.
16-Oct-14VADanvilleDanville Rgnl4/724209/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 20, Orig-A.
16-Oct-14VADanvilleDanville Rgnl4/724309/03/14VOR RWY 2, Amdt 14.
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16-Oct-14VADanvilleDanville Rgnl4/724409/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Orig.
16-Oct-14KSIndependenceIndependence Muni4/788008/28/14ILS OR LOC RWY 35, Amdt 1B.
16-Oct-14WAPullman/Moscow,IDPullman/Moscow Rgnl4/928809/03/14RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 6, Amdt 2B.
16-Oct-14WAPullman/Moscow,IDPullman/Moscow Rgnl4/929209/03/14RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 1A.
16-Oct-14WAPullman/Moscow,IDPullman/Moscow Rgnl4/929409/03/14RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 6, Orig.
16-Oct-14WAPullman/Moscow,IDPullman/Moscow Rgnl4/929909/03/14VOR RWY 6, Amdt 9.
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[FR Doc. 2014-25021 Filed 10-23-14; 8:45 am]