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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 removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) 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 April 13, 2015. 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 April 13, 2015.

ADDRESSES:

Availability of matters incorporated by reference in the amendment is as follows:

For Examination

1. U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Ops-M30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Bldg., Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.

2. The FAA Air Traffic Organization Service Area in which the affected airport is located;

3. The office of Aeronautical Navigation Products, 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 the National Flight Data Center at nfdc.faa.gov to register. Additionally, individual SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and ODP copies may be obtained from the FAA Air Traffic Organization Service Area 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 removes SIAPS, Takeoff Minimums and/or ODPS. The complete regulatory 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 Start Printed Page 19516U.S.C. 552(a), 1 CFR part 51, and 14 CFR part § 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, their complex nature, and the need for a special format make publication in the Federal Register expensive and impractical. Further, airmen do not use the regulatory text of the SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums or ODPs, but instead 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, Takeoff Minimums and ODP listed on FAA form documents is unnecessary. This amendment provides the affected CFR sections and specifies the types of SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums and ODPs with their applicable effective dates. This amendment also identifies the airport and its location, the procedure, and the amendment number.

Availability and Summary of Material Incorporated by Reference

The material incorporated by reference is publicly available as listed in the ADDRESSES section.

The material incorporated by reference describes SIAPS, Takeoff Minimums and/or ODPS as identified in the amendatory language for part 97 of this final rule.

The Rule

This amendment to 14 CFR part 97 is effective upon publication of each separate SIAP, Takeoff Minimums and ODP as Amended 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 that 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 procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are impracticable and contrary to the public interest and, where applicable, under 5 U.S.C. 553(d), good cause exists for making some 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
  • Navigation (air)
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Issued in Washington, DC, on March 27, 2015.

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 removing Standard Instrument Approach Procedures and/or Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure 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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Effective 30 April 2015

Monterey, CA, Monterey Rgnl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 28L, Amdt 1

Ontario, CA, Ontario Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 26R, Amdt 4

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 16L, Amdt 3A

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 16R, ILS RWY 16R (CAT II), ILS RWY 16R (CAT III), ILS RWY 16R (SA CAT I), Amdt 16A

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 34L, Amdt 7D

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16L, Amdt 2A

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16R, Amdt 2A

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34L, Amdt 2

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34R, Amdt 1

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16L, Amdt 1

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16R, Amdt 1

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34L, Amdt 1

Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34R, Amdt 1

San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Intl, RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28R, Amdt 3

Plainville, CT, Robertson Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Orig

Plainville, CT, Robertson Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig

Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National, LDA Y RWY 19, Orig

Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National, LDA Z RWY 19, Amdt 3

Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National, ROSSLYN LDA RWY 19, Amdt 15, CANCELED

Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National, RNAV (RNP) RWY 19, Amdt 2

Tampa, FL, Tampa Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 1L, ILS RWY 1L (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 1L (CAT II), ILS RWY 1L (CAT III), Amdt 17

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 5L, ILS RWY 5L (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 5L (CAT II), ILS RWY 5L (CAT III), Amdt 4

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 5R, ILS RWY 5R (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 5R (CAT II), ILS RWY 5R (CAT III), Amdt 6

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 14, Amdt 6

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 23L, Amdt 6

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 23R, Amdt 4

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 32, Amdt 20

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 5L, Amdt 3

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 5R, Amdt 3

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 14, Amdt 3

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Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 23R, Amdt 3

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 32, Amdt 3

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 5L, Amdt 1

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 5R, Amdt 1

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 14, Amdt 1

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23L, Amdt 1

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23R, Amdt 1

Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis Intl, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 32, Amdt 1

Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain, RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 30R, Orig

Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain, RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 35, Amdt 2

Jackson, MS, Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers Intl, RADAR-1, Amdt 12

Canandaigua, NY, Canandaigua, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1

Dunkirk, NY, Chautauqua County/Dunkirk, VOR RWY 24, Amdt 8

Portland, OR, Portland-Hillsboro, ILS OR LOC RWY 13R, Amdt 10

Portland, OR, Portland-Hillsboro, NDB-B, Amdt 3

Portland, OR, Portland-Hillsboro, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13R, Amdt 2

Portland, OR, Portland-Hillsboro, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31L, Amdt 1

Portland, OR, Portland-Hillsboro, VOR/DME-C, Amdt 1

Salem, OR, McNary Fld, ILS OR LOC Z RWY 31, Amdt 30

Salem, OR, McNary Fld, LOC/DME BC RWY 13, Amdt 8

Salem, OR, McNary Fld, LOC Y RWY 31, Amdt 3

Salem, OR, McNary Fld, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 3

Rapid City, SD, Rapid City Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Amdt 2B

Spearfish, SD, Black Hills-Clyde Ice Field, NDB-A, Amdt 1A

Spearfish, SD, Black Hills-Clyde Ice Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig-C

Spearfish, SD, Black Hills-Clyde Ice Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig-C

Burlington, VT, Burlington Intl, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 15, Amdt 24

Burlington, VT, Burlington Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Amdt 1

Burlington, VT, Burlington Intl, RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 15, Orig-D, CANCELED

Burlington, VT, Burlington Intl, VOR RWY 1, Amdt 11F, CANCELED

Burlington, VT, Burlington Intl, VOR/DME RWY 1, Orig

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[FR Doc. 2015-08114 Filed 4-10-15; 8:45 am]

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