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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 September 9, 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 September 9, 2019.

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, email fedreg.legal@nara.gov or go to: https://www.archives.gov/​federal-register/​cfr/​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:

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 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 U.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 Start Printed Page 471165 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 August 9, 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 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(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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Effective 12 September 2019

Cross City, FL, Cross City, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1C

Fort Myers, FL, Page Field, ILS OR LOC RWY 5, Amdt 7D

Fort Myers, FL, Page Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Amdt 1

Fort Myers, FL, Page Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Amdt 1F

Fort Myers, FL, Page Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Amdt 1

Fort Myers, FL, Page Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1

Fort Myers, FL, Page Field, VOR RWY 13, Amdt 1

Charlotte, NC, Charlotte/Douglas Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 36C, ILS RWY 36C (CAT II), ILS RWY 36C (CAT III), Amdt 17

Hamilton, NY, Hamilton Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Amdt 1

Hamilton, NY, Hamilton Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 1

Hamilton, NY, Hamilton Muni, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17, Orig-A, CANCELLED

Hamilton, NY, Hamilton Muni, VOR-A, Amdt 4A, CANCELLED

Effective 10 October 2019

Heber Springs, AR, Heber Springs Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Amdt 1

Heber Springs, AR, Heber Springs Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 1

Fresno, CA, Fresno Yosemite Intl, ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 29R, ILS Y RWY 29R SA CAT I, ILS Y RWY 29R CAT II, ILS Y RWY 29R CAT III, Amdt 39

Fresno, CA, Fresno Yosemite Intl, LOC Y RWY 11L, Amdt 3

Fresno, CA, Fresno Yosemite Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 11L, Amdt 2

Fresno, CA, Fresno Yosemite Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 11R, Amdt 3

Fresno, CA, Fresno Yosemite Intl, TACAN RWY 11L, Amdt 3

Fresno, CA, Fresno Yosemite Intl, TACAN RWY 29R, Amdt 3

Fresno, CA, Fresno Yosemite Intl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 9

Napa, CA, Napa County, NAPAA FOUR, Graphic DP

Kahului, HI, Kahului, VOR Y RWY 20, Amdt 1

Kahului, HI, Kahului, VOR Z OR TACAN RWY 20, Amdt 1

Boise, ID, Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Fld, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 10L, Amdt 3B

Boise, ID, Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Fld, RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 10L, Amdt 1B

Mattoon/Charleston, IL, Coles County Memorial, ILS OR LOC RWY 29, Amdt 8

Michigan City, IN, Michigan City Muni-Phillips Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 20, Amdt 1

Michigan City, IN, Michigan City Muni-Phillips Field, VOR-A, Amdt 6

Fort Leonard Wood, MO, Waynesville-St Robert Rgnl Forney Fld, ILS OR LOC RWY 15, Amdt 2A

Monroe, NC, Charlotte-Monroe Executive, RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Amdt 2A

Minot, ND, Minot Intl, ILS OR LOC RWY 31, Amdt 10B

Minot, ND, Minot Intl, LOC BC RWY 13, Amdt 8B

Minot, ND, Minot Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 8, Orig-B

Oneonta, NY, Oneonta Muni, LOC RWY 24, Amdt 2C, CANCELLED

Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati Muni Airport Lunken Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 3R, Amdt 1A

Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati Muni Airport Lunken Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 21L, Amdt 1D

Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati Muni Airport Lunken Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 1C

Dayton, OH, Dayton-Wright Brothers, LOC RWY 20, Amdt 1

Wilmington, OH, Wilmington Air Park, ILS OR LOC RWY 22R, ILS RWY 22R SA CAT I, ILS RWY 22R CAT II, ILS RWY 22R CAT III, Amdt 6

Somerset, PA, Somerset County, LOC RWY 25, Amdt 4D

Amarillo, TX, Rick Husband Amarillo Intl, VOR RWY 13, Orig-B

Amarillo, TX, Rick Husband Amarillo Intl, VOR RWY 22, Amdt 1A

Amarillo, TX, Rick Husband Amarillo Intl, VOR RWY 31, Orig-B

Angleton/Lake Jackson, TX, Texas Gulf Coast Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 17, Amdt 7

Milwaukee, WI, Lawrence J Timmerman, RNAV (GPS) RWY 15L, Orig-D

Milwaukee, WI, Lawrence J Timmerman, RNAV (GPS) RWY 22R, Orig-E

Minocqua-Woodruff, WI, Lakeland/Noble F Lee Memorial Field, LOC RWY 36, Amdt 2

Minocqua-Woodruff, WI, Lakeland/Noble F Lee Memorial Field, NDB RWY 28, Amdt 12A, CANCELLED

Minocqua-Woodruff, WI, Lakeland/Noble F Lee Memorial Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig-B

Minocqua-Woodruff, WI, Lakeland/Noble F Lee Memorial Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Orig-C

Minocqua-Woodruff, WI, Lakeland/Noble F Lee Memorial Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig-C

Sturgeon Bay, WI, Door County Cherryland, RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Amdt 1C

Sturgeon Bay, WI, Door County Cherryland, RNAV (GPS) RWY 10, Orig-B

Sturgeon Bay, WI, Door County Cherryland, RNAV (GPS) RWY 20, Amdt 1B

Sturgeon Bay, WI, Door County Cherryland, RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Orig-B

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[FR Doc. 2019-18981 Filed 9-6-19; 8:45 am]

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