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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Final rule.


This rule amends, suspends, or removes 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 for the 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 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.


Availability of matter 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:​federal_​register/​code_​of_​federal_​regulations/​ibr_​locations.html.


All SIAPs and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs are available online free of charge. Visit the National Flight Data Center online at 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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Richard A. Dunham III, Flight Procedure Standards Branch (AFS-420) Flight Technologies and Procedures 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 (NFDC)/Permanent Notice to Airmen (P-NOTAM), and is incorporated by reference under 5 U.S.C. 552(a), 1 CFR part 51, and 14 CFR 97.20. 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 on FAA form documents is unnecessary.

This amendment provides the affected CFR sections, and specifies the SIAPs and 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 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 and Takeoff Minimums and ODP as amended in the transmittal. For safety and timeliness of change considerations, this amendment incorporates only specific changes contained for each SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and ODP as modified by FDC permanent NOTAMs.

The SIAPs and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, as modified by FDC permanent 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 and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, 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 that created the need for these SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and ODP amendments require making them effective in less than 30 days.

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 these SIAPs effective in less than 30 days.Start Printed Page 19512

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 amending Standard Instrument Approach Procedures and Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, 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
30-Apr-15TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston5/771802/27/15This NOTAM, published in TL 15-09, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
30-Apr-15IADecorahDecorah Muni4/011203/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 11, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15NDDickinsonDickinson—Theodore Roosevelt Rgnl4/051703/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Orig.
30-Apr-15MNDuluthDuluth Intl4/096403/17/15ILS OR LOC RWY 27, Amdt 10.
30-Apr-15MNDuluthDuluth Intl4/096703/17/15COPTER ILS OR LOC RWY 27, Amdt 2.
30-Apr-15MNDuluthDuluth Intl4/096903/17/15VOR OR TACAN RWY 3, Amdt 21.
30-Apr-15MNDuluthDuluth Intl4/097103/17/15VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 21, Amdt 15.
30-Apr-15FLTallahasseeTallahassee Rgnl4/132403/16/15VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 36, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15FLTallahasseeTallahassee Rgnl4/132503/16/15ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 36, Amdt 25.
30-Apr-15FLTallahasseeTallahassee Rgnl4/132603/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15FLTallahasseeTallahassee Rgnl4/132703/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15FLTallahasseeTallahassee Rgnl4/132803/16/15VOR RWY 18, Amdt 12.
30-Apr-15OHDaytonJames M Cox Dayton Intl4/976303/17/15RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 6L, Orig.
30-Apr-15OHDaytonJames M Cox Dayton Intl4/981903/17/15RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 24R, Orig.
30-Apr-15MSTupeloTupelo Rgnl5/000303/17/15NDB RWY 36, Amdt 5.
30-Apr-15KYMurrayKyle-Oakley Field5/003103/12/15LOC RWY 23, Amdt 2.
30-Apr-15NEO'NeillThe O'Neill Muni-John L Baker Field5/003903/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15NEO'NeillThe O'Neill Muni-John L Baker Field5/004003/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15NEO'NeillThe O'Neill Muni-John L Baker Field5/004103/12/15VOR RWY 13, Amdt 5C.
30-Apr-15NEO'NeillThe O'Neill Muni-John L Baker Field5/004203/12/15VOR RWY 31, Amdt 1B.
30-Apr-15TXHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston5/017003/12/15ILS OR LOC RWY 26L, ILS RWY 26L (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 26L (CAT II & III), Amdt 21B.
30-Apr-15ILChampaign/UrbanaUniversity Of Illinois-Willard5/017203/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 32R, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15GADonalsonvilleDonalsonville Muni5/026103/12/15Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Orig.
30-Apr-15GADonalsonvilleDonalsonville Muni5/026203/12/15VOR/DME A, Amdt 3.
30-Apr-15ILCahokia/St LouisSt Louis Downtown5/030203/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 30L, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15MICheboyganCheboygan County5/035703/12/15VOR RWY 10, Amdt 9A.
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30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/082003/12/15ILS OR LOC RWY 12L, ILS RWY 12L (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 12L (CAT II & III), Amdt 10.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/082603/12/15RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 12R, Amdt 3.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/082803/12/15ILS OR LOC RWY 12R, ILS RWY 12R (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 12 R (CAT II & III), Amdt 11.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/082903/12/15ILS V RWY 30R (CONVERGING), Amdt 3.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/109903/12/15LOC RWY 4, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/110003/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/110103/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Amdt 2A.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/110403/12/15LOC RWY 22, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15MNMinneapolisMinneapolis-St Paul Intl/Wold-Chamberlain5/110503/12/15LOC RWY 17, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15AKDeadhorseDeadhorse5/113603/17/15RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23, Orig-B.
30-Apr-15AKDeadhorseDeadhorse5/121803/17/15RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 5, Orig-B.
30-Apr-15GAFitzgeraldFitzgerald Muni5/144803/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15TNSomervilleFayette County5/145403/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Amdt 2A.
30-Apr-15TNSomervilleFayette County5/145503/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15TNSomervilleFayette County5/145603/12/15NDB RWY 19, Amdt 1B.
30-Apr-15KYGreenvilleMuhlenberg County5/146003/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15KYGreenvilleMuhlenberg County5/146103/12/15VOR/DME A, Amdt 5A.
30-Apr-15KYGreenvilleMuhlenberg County5/146203/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Orig.
30-Apr-15FLMariannaMarianna Muni5/146303/12/15NDB-C, Amdt 4A.
30-Apr-15FLMariannaMarianna Muni5/146403/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig.
30-Apr-15FLMariannaMarianna Muni5/146503/12/15VOR-A, Amdt 12.
30-Apr-15FLMariannaMarianna Muni5/146603/12/15VOR-B, Amdt 5.
30-Apr-15NYFarmingdaleRepublic5/147903/12/15RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 14, Amdt 2C.
30-Apr-15NCElizabeth CityElizabeth City CG Air Station/Rgnl5/254603/12/15ILS OR LOC RWY 10, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15ILChampaign/UrbanaUniversity Of Illinois-Willard5/306003/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15TXHoustonEllington5/325203/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15TXHoustonEllington5/328503/17/15ILS OR LOC RWY 22, Amdt 3E.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368003/17/15ILS OR LOC RWY 33L, ILS RWY 33L (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 33L (CAT II & III), Amdt 5B.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368103/18/15ILS OR LOC RWY 4R, ILS RWY 4R (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 4R (CAT II & III), Amdt 10A.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368303/17/15ILS OR LOC RWY 22L, Amdt 8A.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368403/17/15ILS OR LOC RWY 27, Amdt 2B.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368503/17/15ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 15R, Amdt 1D.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368603/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 4R, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368703/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 15R, Amdt 1B.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368803/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 22L, Amdt 1A.
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30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/368903/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Orig-C.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/369003/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Orig-E.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/369103/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 33L, Amdt 2A.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/369203/17/15VOR/DME RWY 27, Amdt 2D.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/369303/17/15VOR/DME RWY 33L, Amdt 2E.
30-Apr-15MABostonGeneral Edward Lawrence Logan Intl5/369403/17/15VOR/DME-A, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15ILChicago/Prospect Heights/WheelingChicago Executive5/370203/17/15VOR RWY 16, Orig-D.
30-Apr-15ILChicago/Prospect Heights/WheelingChicago Executive5/370303/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 16, Amdt 1C.
30-Apr-15ILChicago/Prospect Heights/WheelingChicago Executive5/370403/17/15ILS OR LOC RWY 16, Amdt 2B.
30-Apr-15MSTupeloTupelo Rgnl5/374003/17/15VOR/DME RWY 18, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15ILSpartaSparta Community-Hunter Field5/377603/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15ILSpartaSparta Community-Hunter Field5/377703/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig.
30-Apr-15GAWinderBarrow County5/388003/16/15VOR/DME-A, Amdt 9D.
30-Apr-15GAWinderBarrow County5/388103/16/15NDB RWY 31, Amdt 9A.
30-Apr-15GAWinderBarrow County5/388203/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15GAWinderBarrow County5/388303/16/15ILS OR LOC RWY 31, Orig-B.
30-Apr-15GAWinderBarrow County5/388403/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15GAWinderBarrow County5/388503/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Orig.
30-Apr-15ALMontgomeryMontgomery Rgnl (Dannelly Field)5/389803/16/15ILS Y OR LOC RWY 28, Amdt 11A.
30-Apr-15ALMontgomeryMontgomery Rgnl (Dannelly Field)5/389903/16/15ILS OR LOC RWY 10, Amdt 23H.
30-Apr-15MAVineyard HavenMartha's Vineyard5/391203/16/15ILS OR LOC RWY 24, Amdt 3.
30-Apr-15MAVineyard HavenMartha's Vineyard5/391303/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Orig.
30-Apr-15MAVineyard HavenMartha's Vineyard5/391403/16/15VOR RWY 24, Amdt 2.
30-Apr-15MAVineyard HavenMartha's Vineyard5/391603/16/15VOR RWY 6, Amdt 2.
30-Apr-15MAVineyard HavenMartha's Vineyard5/391803/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 2B.
30-Apr-15MAVineyard HavenMartha's Vineyard5/392403/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15MAVineyard HavenMartha's Vineyard5/392503/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15VABumpassLake Anna5/392903/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig.
30-Apr-15VABumpassLake Anna5/393103/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig.
30-Apr-15ALFort PayneIsbell Field5/393403/16/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Orig.
30-Apr-15ALFort PayneIsbell Field5/393503/16/15RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 22, Orig.
30-Apr-15ALFort PayneIsbell Field5/393603/16/15RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 22, Orig.
30-Apr-15ALFort PayneIsbell Field5/393703/16/15NDB-A, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15GAFitzgeraldFitzgerald Muni5/393803/16/15LOC/NDB RWY 2, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15NYSaratoga SpringsSaratoga County5/394003/17/15VOR/DME-A, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15NYSaratoga SpringsSaratoga County5/394103/17/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Amdt 1A.
30-Apr-15NYIthacaIthaca Tompkins Rgnl5/397303/18/15RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 14, Orig.
30-Apr-15NYIthacaIthaca Tompkins Rgnl5/397403/18/15VOR RWY 14, Amdt 14.
30-Apr-15NYIthacaIthaca Tompkins Rgnl5/397503/18/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Orig.
30-Apr-15NYIthacaIthaca Tompkins Rgnl5/397603/18/15VOR RWY 32, Amdt 2.
30-Apr-15NYIthacaIthaca Tompkins Rgnl5/397703/18/15ILS OR LOC RWY 32, Amdt 6.
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30-Apr-15ILDe KalbDe Kalb Taylor Muni5/415403/17/15Takeoff Minimums and (Obstacle) DP, Amdt 4.
30-Apr-15AKMinchuminaMinchumina5/638803/24/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Orig-B.
30-Apr-15AKMinchuminaMinchumina5/639203/24/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Orig-B.
30-Apr-15NEBroken BowBroken Bow Muni/Keith Glaze Fld5/732503/04/15VOR/DME RWY 32, Orig-B.
30-Apr-15NEBroken BowBroken Bow Muni/Keith Glaze Fld5/732603/04/15VOR RWY 14, Amdt 4B.
30-Apr-15INBloomingtonMonroe County5/772203/04/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15NYFarmingdaleRepublic5/816403/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Amdt 2A.
30-Apr-15NYFarmingdaleRepublic5/816503/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Amdt 2B.
30-Apr-15NYFarmingdaleRepublic5/816903/12/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Orig.
30-Apr-15NYFarmingdaleRepublic5/817003/12/15NDB RWY 1, Amdt 14A.
30-Apr-15NYFarmingdaleRepublic5/817103/12/15ILS OR LOC RWY14, Amdt 8D.
30-Apr-15INBedfordVirgil I Grissom Muni5/965203/04/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15INBedfordVirgil I Grissom Muni5/965303/04/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig.
30-Apr-15TXHoustonEllington5/965503/17/15TACAN RWY 4, Orig.
30-Apr-15TXHoustonEllington5/967303/17/15TACAN RWY 22, Orig-A.
30-Apr-15INFrench LickFrench Lick Muni5/970803/05/15RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Amdt 1.
30-Apr-15INFrench LickFrench Lick Muni5/970903/05/15RNAV (GPS) 26, Orig.
30-Apr-15ILMolineQuad City Intl5/971603/05/15ILS OR LOC RWY 9, Amdt 31.
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[FR Doc. 2015-08116 Filed 4-10-15; 8:45 am]