[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 43 (Wednesday, March 5, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 12381-12382]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04295]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 97

[Docket No. 30943; Amdt. No. 3577]


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 March 5, 2014. 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 March 5, 2014.

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 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, 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

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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 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 January 31, 2014.
John Duncan,
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 6 March 2014

Clayton, AL, Clayton Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2
Atlanta, GA, Atlanta South Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 6, Amdt 1A
Kennett, MO, Kennett Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 2, Amdt 1
Kennett, MO, Kennett Memorial, RNAV (GPS) RWY 20, Amdt 1
Kennett, MO, Kennett Memorial, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 2
Kennett, MO, Kennett Memorial, VOR/DME RWY 20, Amdt 1
Scobey, MT, Scobey, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1
Dallas, TX, Collin County Rgnl At Mc Kinney, ILS OR LOC RWY 18, Amdt 5
Guernsey, WY, Camp Guernsey, NDB RWY 32, Amdt 1A
Guernsey, WY, Camp Guernsey, RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Orig-A

Effective 3 April 2014

Kipnuk, AK, Kipnuk, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1
Muscle Shoals, AL, Northwest Alabama Rgnl, ILS Y OR LOC/DME Y RWY 29, 
Orig
Muscle Shoals, AL, Northwest Alabama Rgnl, ILS Z OR LOC/DME Z RWY 29, 
Amdt 6
Muscle Shoals, AL, Northwest Alabama Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 11, Amdt 2
Muscle Shoals, AL, Northwest Alabama Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1
Muscle Shoals, AL, Northwest Alabama Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 29, Amdt 2
Muscle Shoals, AL, Northwest Alabama Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1
Muscle Shoals, AL, Northwest Alabama Rgnl, Takeoff Minimums and 
Obstacle DP, Amdt 1
Davis, CA, University, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig-A
Alma, GA, Bacon County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 15, Amdt 2
Alma, GA, Bacon County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, Amdt 1
Alma, GA, Bacon County, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig-A
Plains, GA, Peterson Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig, 
CANCELED
Lacon, IL, Marshall County, GPS RWY 13, Orig, CANCELED
Lacon, IL, Marshall County, GPS RWY 31, Orig, CANCELED
Lacon, IL, Marshall County, RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, Orig
Okolona, MS, Okolona Muni-Richard Stovall Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, 
Amdt 1
Okolona, MS, Okolona Muni-Richard Stovall Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, 
Amdt 1
Clayton, NM, Clayton Muni Airpark, NDB RWY 2, Amdt 1, CANCELED
Clayton, NM, Clayton Muni Airpark, NDB RWY 20, Amdt 1, CANCELED
Houston, TX, Pearland Rgnl, RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Amdt 4
Houston, TX, Pearland Rgnl, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 4
Taylor, TX, Taylor Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 17, Orig
Port Townsend, WA, Jefferson County Intl, RNAV (GPS)-A, Orig-A

RESCINDED: On January 17, 2014 (79 FR 3072), the FAA published an 
Amendment in Docket No. 30936, Amdt No. 3571 to Part 97 of the Federal 
Aviation Regulations under section 97.23. The following entry for Santa 
Monica, CA, effective 6 February 2014 is hereby rescinded in its 
entirety:
Santa Monica, CA, Santa Monica Muni, VOR-A, Amdt 11

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