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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 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.

DATES:

This rule is effective August 14, 2019. 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 August 14, 2019.

ADDRESSES:

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: 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 online 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:

Thomas J. Nichols, Flight Procedures and Airspace Group, Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, Flight Standards Service, Federal Aviation Administration. Mailing Address: FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, Flight Procedures and Airspace Group, 6500 South MacArthur Blvd., Registry Bldg. 29, Room 104, Oklahoma City, OK 73169. 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 (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.Start Printed Page 40233

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.

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 July 12, 2019.

Rick Domingo,

Executive 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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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(f), 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
15-Aug-19NEMindenPioneer Village Field9/08166/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19AZMaranaMarana Rgnl9/08366/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19AZMaranaMarana Rgnl9/08376/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Amdt 1B.
15-Aug-19CABishopBishop9/08386/27/19LDA RWY 17, Orig-C.
15-Aug-19CABishopBishop9/08396/27/19RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 12, Orig-D.
15-Aug-19CAChicoChico Muni9/08416/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 31R, Orig-C.
15-Aug-19CADavis/Woodland/WintersYolo County9/08426/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 16, Amdt 2B.
15-Aug-19CADavis/Woodland/WintersYolo County9/08436/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Amdt 2B.
15-Aug-19CAGrovelandPine Mountain Lake9/08456/27/19GPS RWY 27, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19CAGrovelandPine Mountain Lake9/08476/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19MIAlpenaAlpena County Rgnl9/08866/28/19ILS OR LOC RWY 1, Amdt 9B.
15-Aug-19OKIdabelMcCurtain County Rgnl9/08936/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Amdt 1.
15-Aug-19OKArdmoreArdmore Muni9/08956/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19OKBlackwellBlackwell-Tonkawa Muni9/08976/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig.
15-Aug-19OKBlackwellBlackwell-Tonkawa Muni9/09016/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig.
15-Aug-19OKChandlerChandler Rgnl9/09026/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19NYHudsonColumbia County9/09066/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19OKChandlerChandler Rgnl9/09106/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19NYWeedsportWhitfords9/09126/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 10, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19OKPerryPerry Muni9/09136/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19NYBuffaloBuffalo Airfield9/09196/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 1B.
15-Aug-19NYBuffaloBuffalo Airfield9/09216/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19NYSaratoga SpringsSaratoga County9/09326/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Amdt 1C.
15-Aug-19NYTiconderogaTiconderoga Muni9/09336/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Amdt 1A.
15-Aug-19NYSouth BethlehemSouth Albany9/09346/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19OHKentKent State Univ9/09356/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Amdt 2.
15-Aug-19OHKentKent State Univ9/09366/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Amdt 1B.
15-Aug-19NMTucumcariTucumcari Muni9/09376/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Orig.
15-Aug-19MSYazoo CityYazoo County9/09386/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19NMSilver CityGrant County9/09396/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19NMRatonRaton Muni/Crews Field9/09406/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19MSRipleyRipley9/09416/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Amdt 1A.
15-Aug-19MSRipleyRipley9/09426/27/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Amdt 1A.
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15-Aug-19NMGrantsGrants-Milan Muni9/09436/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19NJPrinceton/Rocky HillPrinceton9/09446/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19NJBerlinCamden County9/09486/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Orig-E.
15-Aug-19NJBerlinCamden County9/09496/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19NJOld BridgeOld Bridge9/09626/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19NJBlairstownBlairstown9/09636/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 2B.
15-Aug-19NJBlairstownBlairstown9/09646/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19MOMonticelloLewis County Rgnl9/09736/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19MOMonticelloLewis County Rgnl9/09746/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19KSConcordiaBlosser Muni9/09776/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig-B.
15-Aug-19KSConcordiaBlosser Muni9/09786/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19NCCharlotteCharlotte/Douglas Intl9/15407/1/19RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 36C, Amdt 3D.
15-Aug-19NCCharlotteCharlotte/Douglas Intl9/15417/1/19RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 36R, Amdt 4B.
15-Aug-19OHWilmingtonClinton Field9/21317/1/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Amdt 1A.
15-Aug-19OHWilmingtonClinton Field9/21327/1/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Orig.
15-Aug-19MIOscodaOscoda-Wurtsmith9/26196/27/19ILS OR LOC RWY 25, Amdt 4.
15-Aug-19MSWinonaWinona-Montgomery County9/32496/28/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Amdt 1A.
15-Aug-19MOClintonClinton Rgnl9/47817/2/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Amdt 1A.
15-Aug-19MOClintonClinton Rgnl9/47827/2/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19MOClintonClinton Rgnl9/47837/2/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Amdt 1A.
15-Aug-19MOClintonClinton Rgnl9/47847/2/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19AZPrescottErnest A Love Field9/94707/1/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 12, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19AZPrescottErnest A Love Field9/94717/1/19ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 21L, Amdt 4B.
15-Aug-19AZPrescottErnest A Love Field9/94727/1/19RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 3R, Orig-A.
15-Aug-19AZPrescottErnest A Love Field9/94737/1/19RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 3R, Amdt 1A.
15-Aug-19AZPrescottErnest A Love Field9/94747/1/19RNAV (GPS) RWY 21L, Amdt 2B.
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[FR Doc. 2019-16928 Filed 8-13-19; 8:45 am]

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