[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 53 (Friday, March 18, 2011)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 14800-14801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-6353]



Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2010-1007; Airspace Docket No. 10-ANE-109]

Establishment of Class E Airspace; Wolfeboro, NH

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.


SUMMARY: This action establishes Class E Airspace at Wolfeboro, NH, to 
accommodate a new Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System 
(GPS) special Instrument Approach Procedure (SIAP) serving Huggins 
Hospital Heliport. This action enhances the safety and airspace 
management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations within the 
National Airspace System.

DATES: Effective 0901 UTC, June 30, 2011. The Director of the Federal 
Register approves this incorporation by reference action under title 1, 
Code of Federal Regulations, part 51, subject to the annual revision of 
FAA Order 7400.9 and publication of conforming amendments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Horrocks, Operations Support 
Group, Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. 
Box 20636, Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404) 305-5588.



    On December 28, 2010, the FAA published in the Federal Register a 
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish Class E airspace at 
Wolfeboro, NH (75 FR 81518). Interested parties were invited to 
participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written comments on 
the proposal to the FAA. No comments were received. Class E airspace 
designations are published in paragraph 6005 of FAA Order 7400.9U dated 
August 18, 2010, and effective September 15, 2010, which is 
incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E airspace 
designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in 
the Order.

The Rule

    This amendment to Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 
part 71 establishes the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet 
above the surface at Wolfeboro, NH, to provide controlled airspace 
required to support the RNAV (GPS) special standard instrument approach 
procedures developed for Huggins Hospital Heliport. This action is 
necessary for the safety and management of IFR operations at the 
    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, is 
non-controversial and unlikely to result in adverse or negative 
comments. 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. Since this is a routine matter 
that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is 
certified that this rule, when promulgated, will not have a significant 
economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the 
criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
    The FAA's authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is 
found in Title 49 of the United States Code. Subtitle I, Section 106 
describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, 
Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency's 
    This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in 
Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the 
FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of 
airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient 
use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority 
as it establishes Class E airspace at Wolfeboro, NH.

Lists of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71:

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (Air).

[[Page 14801]]

Adoption of the Amendment

    In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation 
Administration amends 14 CFR Part 71 as follows:


1. The authority citation for Part 71 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 
24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.

Sec.  71.1  [Amended]

2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of Federal Aviation 
Administration Order 7400.9U, Airspace Designations and Reporting 
Points, dated August 18, 2010, effective September 15, 2010, is amended 
as follows:

Paragraph 6005 Class E Airspace Areas Extending Upward From 700 
Feet or More Above the Surface of the Earth.

* * * * *

ANE NH E5 Wolfeboro, NH [New]

Huggins Hospital Heliport, NH
    (Lat. 43[deg]34[min]56[sec] N., long. 71[deg]12[min]06[sec] W.)
Point in Space Coordinates
    (Lat. 43[deg]35[min]15[sec] N., long. 71[deg]11[min]19[sec] W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6-mile radius of the Point in Space Coordinates (lat. 
43[deg]35[min]15[sec] N., long. 71[deg]11[min]19[sec] W.) serving 
Huggins Hospital Heliport.

    Issued in College Park, Georgia, on March 8, 2011.
Barry A. Knight,
Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, Eastern Service Center, Air 
Traffic Organization.
[FR Doc. 2011-6353 Filed 3-17-11; 8:45 am]