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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 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 July 19, 2021. 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 July 19, 2021.


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 Information Services, 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 or go to:​federal-register/​cfr/​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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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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This rule amends 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 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 9, 2021.

Thomas J. Nichols,

Aviation Safety, Flight Standards Service, Manager, Flight Procedures and Airspace Group.

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Adoption of the Amendment

Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, Title 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(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
12-Aug-21NMFarmingtonFour Corners Rgnl1/25876/15/21This NOTAM, published in Docket No. 31378, Amdt No. 3964, TL 21-17 (86 FR 36642, July 13, 2021), is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
12-Aug-21NMFarmingtonFour Corners Rgnl1/25916/15/21This NOTAM, published in Docket No. 31378, Amdt No. 3964, TL 21-17 (86 FR 36642, July 13, 2021), is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
12-Aug-21MOKaiser/Lake OzarkLee C Fine Meml1/64106/8/21This NOTAM, published in Docket No. 31378, Amdt No. 3964, TL 21-17 (86 FR 36642, July 13, 2021), is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
12-Aug-21MIHowellLivingston County Spencer J Hardy1/04386/28/21ILS OR LOC RWY 13, Amdt 1B.
12-Aug-21MIHowellLivingston County Spencer J Hardy1/04396/28/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Amdt 2B.
12-Aug-21MIHowellLivingston County Spencer J Hardy1/04406/28/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Amdt 1B.
12-Aug-21WIMiddletonMiddleton Muni—Morey Fld1/18566/24/21LOC/DME RWY 10, Amdt 1A.
12-Aug-21WIMiddletonMiddleton Muni—Morey Fld1/18626/24/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Amdt 2A.
12-Aug-21WIMiddletonMiddleton Muni—Morey Fld1/18656/24/21VOR RWY 28, Orig-B.
12-Aug-21ALHuntsvilleHuntsville Intl-Carl T Jones Fld1/19276/29/21ILS OR LOC RWY 18R, ILS RWY 18R (CAT II), Amdt 25.
12-Aug-21MOKaiser/Lake OzarkLee C Fine Meml1/26306/30/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Amdt 1A.
12-Aug-21NMFarmingtonFour Corners Rgnl1/26886/30/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, Amdt 2.
12-Aug-21NMFarmingtonFour Corners Rgnl1/26896/30/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 1.
12-Aug-21FLApalachicolaApalachicola Rgnl-Cleve Randolph Fld1/42686/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Amdt 1B.
12-Aug-21FLApalachicolaApalachicola Rgnl-Cleve Randolph Fld1/42746/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Amdt 2B.
12-Aug-21FLApalachicolaApalachicola Rgnl-Cleve Randolph Fld1/42776/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 1C.
12-Aug-21FLApalachicolaApalachicola Rgnl-Cleve Randolph Fld1/42826/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Amdt 2C.
12-Aug-21AZPhoenixPhoenix-Mesa Gateway1/57366/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 30L, Amdt 1C.
12-Aug-21AZPhoenixPhoenix-Mesa Gateway1/57386/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 12R, Amdt 1C.
12-Aug-21AZPhoenixPhoenix-Mesa Gateway1/57506/25/21RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 30C, Amdt 1B.
12-Aug-21WYHulettHulett Muni1/58506/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig-A.
12-Aug-21OHWoosterWayne County1/60306/25/21VOR RWY 28, Orig-E.
12-Aug-21OHWoosterWayne County1/60336/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 28, Orig-B.
12-Aug-21OHWoosterWayne County1/60356/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 10, Orig.
12-Aug-21SCOrangeburgOrangeburg Muni1/78616/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Amdt 1B.
12-Aug-21SCOrangeburgOrangeburg Muni1/78626/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig-C.
12-Aug-21SCOrangeburgOrangeburg Muni1/78636/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Amdt 1A.
12-Aug-21SCOrangeburgOrangeburg Muni1/78646/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 1B.
12-Aug-21CAWatsonvilleWatsonville Muni1/79906/25/21LOC RWY 2, Amdt 4C.
12-Aug-21CTGroton (New London)Groton-New London1/82566/25/21ILS OR LOC RWY 5, Amdt 11D.
12-Aug-21CTGroton (New London)Groton-New London1/82636/25/21VOR RWY 5, Amdt 8B.
12-Aug-21CTGroton (New London)Groton-New London1/82646/25/21VOR RWY 23, Amdt 10C.
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12-Aug-21CTGroton (New London)Groton-New London1/82656/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, Orig-F.
12-Aug-21CTGroton (New London)Groton-New London1/82736/25/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Orig-D.
12-Aug-21TXGruverGruver Muni1/87926/24/21RNAV (GPS) RWY 20, Orig-A.
12-Aug-21FLFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl1/95156/25/21RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 10L, Amdt 1D.
12-Aug-21ALHuntsvilleHuntsville Intl-Carl T Jones Fld1/99566/25/21ILS OR LOC RWY 18L, Amdt 5B.
12-Aug-21ALHuntsvilleHuntsville Intl-Carl T Jones Fld1/99586/25/21ILS OR LOC RWY 36L, Amdt 11B.
12-Aug-21ALHuntsvilleHuntsville Intl-Carl T Jones Fld1/99596/25/21ILS OR LOC RWY 36R, Amdt 4.
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[FR Doc. 2021-15219 Filed 7-16-21; 8:45 am]