[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 5 (Monday, January 9, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 1015-1017]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 97

[Docket No. 30819; Amdt. No. 3458]


Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and 
Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes 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 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 January 9, 2012. 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 January 9, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Availability of matters incorporated by reference in the 
amendment is as follows:
    For Examination--
    1. FAA Rules Docket, FAA Headquarters Building, 800 Independence 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591;
    2. The FAA Regional Office of the region in which the affected 
airport is located;
    3. The National Flight Procedures Office, 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 http://www.nfdc.faa.gov to register. 
Additionally, individual SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and ODP copies may 
be obtained from:
    1. FAA Public Inquiry Center (APA-200), FAA Headquarters Building, 
800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; or
    2. The FAA Regional Office of the region in which the affected 
airport is located.

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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This rule amends Title 14 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations, Part 97 (14 CFR part 97), by establishing, 
amending, suspending, or revoking SIAPS, Takeoff Minimums and/or ODPS. 
The complete regulators 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 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, in addition 
to their complex nature and the need for a special format make 
publication in the Federal Register expensive and impractical. 
Furthermore, airmen do not use the regulatory text of the SIAPs, 
Takeoff Minimums or ODPs, but instead refer to their depiction on 
charts printed by publishers of aeronautical materials. The advantages 
of incorporation by reference are realized and publication of the 
complete description of each SIAP, Takeoff Minimums and ODP listed on 
FAA forms is unnecessary. This amendment provides the affected CFR 
sections and specifies the types of SIAPs and the effective dates of 
the, associated Takeoff Minimums and ODPs. This amendment also 
identifies the airport and its location, the procedure, and the 
amendment number.

The Rule

    This amendment to 14 CFR part 97 is effective upon publication of 
each separate SIAP, Takeoff Minimums and ODP as contained 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 which 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

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and immediate relationship between these SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums and 
ODPs, and safety in air commerce, I find that notice and public 
procedures before adopting these SIAPS, Takeoff Minimums and ODPs are 
impracticable and contrary to the public interest and, where 
applicable, that good cause exists for making some SIAPs effective in 
less than 30 days.

Conclusion

    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.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 97

    Air traffic control, Airports, Incorporation by reference, and 
Navigation (air).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 23, 2011.
John M. Allen,
Director, Flight Standards Service.

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 revoking Standard Instrument 
Approach Procedures and/or Takeoff Minimums and/or Obstacle Departure 
Procedures effective at 0902 UTC on the dates specified, as follows:

PART 97--STANDARD INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURES

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1. The authority citation for part 97 continues to read as follows:

    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:

Effective 9 FEB 2012

Barrow, AK, Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 7, 
Orig-A
Birmingham, AL, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Intl, Takeoff Minimums and 
Obstacle DP, Amdt 6
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, ILS Y OR LOC/DME RWY 32, Amdt 2
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, ILS Z RWY 32, Amdt 30
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Amdt 1
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Amdt 1
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Amdt 1
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 7
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, VOR/DME RWY 1, Amdt 8
Arcata/Eureka, CA, Arcata, VOR/DME RWY 14, Amdt 1
San Diego, CA, San Diego Intl, LOC RWY 27, Amdt 4
San Diego, CA, San Diego Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, Amdt 2
South Lake Tahoe, CA, Lake Tahoe, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, 
Amdt 6
Greeley, CO, Greeley-Weld County, VOR-A, Amdt 9
Rota Island-North Mariana Island, CQ, Rota Intl, GPS RWY 9, Orig-C, 
CANCELLED
Rota Island-North Mariana Island, CQ, Rota Intl, GPS RWY 27, Orig-C, 
CANCELLED
Rota Island-North Mariana Island, CQ, Rota Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 9, Orig
Rota Island-North Mariana Island, CQ, Rota Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 27, 
Orig
Groton/New London, CT, Groton-New London, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle 
DP, Amdt 8
Wilmington, DE, New Castle, VOR RWY 1, Amdt 4, CANCELLED
Wilmington, DE, New Castle, VOR RWY 27, Amdt 4
Leesburg, FL, Leesburg Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Amdt 1A
Tallahassee/Havana, FL, Tallahassee Commercial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 16, 
Orig, CANCELLED
Tallahassee/Havana, FL, Tallahassee Commercial, Takeoff Minimums and 
Obstacle DP, Orig, CANCELLED
Tallahassee/Havana, FL, Tallahassee Commercial, VOR OR GPS-A, Amdt 5B, 
CANCELLED
Brunswick, GA, Malcolm McKinnon, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 
3
Thomasville, GA, Thomasville Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 22, Orig-B
Kaunakakai, HI, Molokai, VOR OR TACAN-A, Amdt 16
Lihue, HI, Lihue, VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 21, Amdt 4A
Sioux City, IA, Sioux Gateway/Col Bud Day Field, ILS OR LOC RWY 13, 
Amdt 2
Champaign/Urbana, IL, University of Illinois-Willard, LOC/DME BC RWY 
14L, Amdt 8A, CANCELLED
Augusta, KS, Augusta Muni, GPS RWY 36, Orig, CANCELLED
Augusta, KS, Augusta Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig
Augusta, KS, Augusta Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1
Hazard, KY, Wendell H Ford, LOC/DME RWY 14, Orig
Westminster, MD, Clearview Airpark, RNAV (GPS) RWY 14, Amdt 1
Detroit, MI, Willow Run, VOR-A, Amdt 1
Forsyth, MT, Tillitt Field, NDB RWY 26, Amdt 3
Forsyth, MT, Tillitt Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
Glasgow, MT, Wokal Field/Glasgow Intl, GPS RWY 12, Orig, CANCELLED
Glasgow, MT, Wokal Field/Glasgow Intl, NDB RWY 30, Amdt 2
Glasgow, MT, Wokal Field/Glasgow Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 12, Orig
Glasgow, MT, Wokal Field/Glasgow Intl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 30, Orig
Glasgow, MT, Wokal Field/Glasgow Intl, VOR RWY 30, Amdt 4
Laurel, MT, Laurel Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 4, Amdt 1
Laurel, MT, Laurel Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 22, Amdt 1
Mohall, ND, Mohall Muni, VOR/DME RWY 31, Amdt 2C, CANCELLED
Mohall, ND, Mohall Muni, VOR/DME-A, Orig
Pender, NE., Pender Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Orig
Pender, NE., Pender Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Orig
Pender, NE., Pender Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
Blairstown, NJ, Blairstown, RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, Amdt 2
West Milford, NJ, Greenwood Lake, RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Amdt 1
West Milford, NJ, Greenwood Lake, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Orig
West Milford, NJ, Greenwood Lake, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, 
Amdt 2
Waverly, TN, Humphreys County, NDB RWY 21, Amdt 3B
Arlington, TX, Arlington Muni, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 34, Amdt 2
Arlington, TX, Arlington Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Amdt 3
Atlanta, TX, Hall-Miller Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2
Bay City, TX, Bay City Muni, GPS RWY 13, Orig-B, CANCELLED
Bay City, TX, Bay City Muni, GPS RWY 31, Orig-B, CANCELLED
Bay City, TX, Bay City Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig
Bay City, TX, Bay City Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, Orig
Denton, TX, Denton Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1

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El Paso, TX, El Paso Intl, RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 26L, Amdt 1
El Paso, TX, El Paso Intl, VOR RWY 26L, Amdt 32
Houston, TX, Sugar Land Rgnl, ILS OR LOC RWY 35, Amdt 4
Houston, TX, Sugar Land Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Amdt 2
Houston, TX, Sugar Land Rgnl, VOR/DME-A, Amdt 2
Marshall, TX, Harrison County, GPS RWY 33, Orig-F, CANCELLED
Marshall, TX, Harrison County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Orig
Marshall, TX, Harrison County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Orig
Marshall, TX, Harrison County, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig
Monahans, TX, Roy Hurd Memorial, GPS RWY 12, Orig-B, CANCELLED
Monahans, TX, Roy Hurd Memorial, GPS RWY 30, Orig-B, CANCELLED
Monahans, TX, Roy Hurd Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 12, Orig
Monahans, TX, Roy Hurd Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 30, Orig
Vernal, UT, Vernal Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Amdt 1
Hoquiam, WA, Bowerman, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24, Amdt 4
Hoquiam, WA, Bowerman, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 2
Port Angeles, WA, Port Angeles CGAS, COPTER NDB 242, Amdt 1
Port Angeles, WA, Port Angeles CGAS, COPTER RNAV (GPS) RWY 26, Orig
Port Angeles, WA, Port Angeles CGAS, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, 
Amdt 4
Madison, WI, Dane County Rgnl--Truax Field, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 18, Amdt 
1A
Madison, WI, Dane County Rgnl--Truax Field, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 36, Amdt 
1A

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