Modification of the Norton Sound Low, Woody Island Low and 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas; AK, 11298-11300 [06-2112]

Download as PDF 11298 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 44 / Tuesday, March 7, 2006 / Rules and Regulations areas, the airspace must be designated as controlled airspace. Class E enroute domestic airspace areas are published in Paragraph 6006 of FAA Order 7400.9N dated September 1, 2005, and effective September 15, 2005, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E enroute domestic airspace designation listed in this document would be published subsequently in this Order. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with RULES1 The Direct Final Rule Procedure The FAA anticipates that this regulation will not result in adverse or negative comment and therefore is issuing it as a direct final rule. Unless a written adverse or negative comment or a written notice of intent to submit an adverse or negative comment is received within the comment period, the regulation will become effective on the date specified above. After the close of the comment period, the FAA will publish a document in the Federal Register indicating that no adverse or negative comments were received and confirming the date on which the final rule will become effective. If the FAA does receive, within the comment period, an adverse or negative comment, or written notice of intent to submit such a comment, a document withdrawing the direct final rule will be published in the Federal Register, and a notice of proposed rulemaking may be published with a new comment period. Comments Invited Although this action is in the form of a final rule and was not preceded by a notice of proposed rulemaking, comments are invited on this rule. Interested persons are invited to comment on this rule by submitting such written data, views, or arguments as they may desire. Communications should identify the Rules Docket number and be submitted to the address specified under the caption ADDRESSES. All communications received on or before the closing date for comments will be considered, and this rule may be amended or withdrawn in light of the comment received. Factual information that supports the commenter’s ideas and suggestions is extremely helpful in evaluating the effectiveness of this action and determining whether additional rulemaking action would be needed. Comments are specifically invited on the overall regulatory, economic, environmental, and energy aspects of the rule that might suggest a need to modify the rule. All comments submitted will be available, both before and after the closing date for comments, in the Rules Docket for examination by VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:02 Mar 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 interested persons. A report that summarizes each FAA-pubic contact concerned with the substance of this action will be filed in the Rules Docket. Commenters wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments submitted in response to this rule must submit a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to airspace Docket No. 05–AWP–15.’’ The postcard will be date stamped and returned to the commenter. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– 1963 Comp., p. 389. Agency Findings Enroute Domestic Airspace The regulations adopted herein will not have substantial direct effects on the States, on the relationship between the national government and the States, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government. Therefore, in accordance with Executive Order 12612, it is determined that this final rule does not have sufficient federalism implications to warrant the preparation of a Federalism Assessment. The FAA has determined that this regulation is noncontroversial and unlikely to result in adverse or negative comments. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. Therefore, this regulation—(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 will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Paragraph 6006 Areas. * * List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). Adoption of the Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 71 as follows: I PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D, AND CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS. 1. The authority citation for 14 CFR part 71 continues to read as follows: I PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 § 71.1 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.9N, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 2005, and effective September 15, 2005, is amended as follows: * * * * * I * * * Lompoc, CA, Vandenberg AFB [Established] That airspace extending upward from 1200 feet above the surface bounded on the north by Monterey Class E5 airspace, on the east by V27 and Santa Barbara Class E5 airspace, on the south by the northern boundary of Control Area 1176L, and on the west by a line 12 miles from and parallel to the U.S. shoreline and Control Area Pacific Low, excluding Control Area 1155L. Issued in Los Angeles, California on February 22, 2006. John Clancy, Area Director, Western Terminal Operations. [FR Doc. 06–2111 Filed 3–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2005–22024; Airspace Docket No. 05–AAL–38] RIN–2120–AA66 Modification of the Norton Sound Low, Woody Island Low and 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas; AK Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This action amends the Norton Sound Low, Woody Island Low and 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas in Alaska. Specifically, this action modifies the Norton Sound Low Offshore Airspace Area in the vicinity of the Toksook Bay Airport, Toksook Bay, AK, by lowering the Offshore airspace floor to 1,200 feet mean sea level (MSL) within a 35-mile radius from a defined point just south of the airport. This action also modifies the Woody Island Low and 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas in the vicinity of the Chignik Airport, Chignik, AK, by lowering the Offshore airspace floors to 1,200 feet MSL within a 72.8-mile radius from the Chignik E:\FR\FM\07MRR1.SGM 07MRR1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 44 / Tuesday, March 7, 2006 / Rules and Regulations 11299 under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under Department of Transportation (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 proposed 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. States, the Administrator is consulting with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense in accordance with the provisions of Executive Order 10854. History On December 28, 2005, the FAA published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking to modify the Norton Sound low, Woody Island Low, and 1234L Offshore Control Areas in Alaska (70 FR 76730). Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written comments on the proposal. No comments were received. Offshore Airspace Areas are published in paragraph 6007 of FAA Order 7400.9N dated September 1, 2005 and effective September 15, 2005, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Offshore Airspace Areas listed in this document will be published subsequently in the order. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with RULES1 Airport. The additional controlled airspace is necessary for the safety of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the Toksook Bay and Chignik Airports. Effective Date: 0901 UTC, June 8, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken McElroy, Airspace and Rules, Office of System Operations Airspace and AIM, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–8783. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ICAO Considerations As part of this rule relates to navigable airspace outside the United States, the notice of this action is submitted in accordance with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) International Standards and Recommended Practices. The application of International Standards and Recommended Practices by the FAA, Office of System Operations Airspace and AIM, Airspace & Rules, in areas outside the United States domestic airspace, is governed by the Convention on International Civil Aviation. Specifically, the FAA is governed by Article 12 and Annex 11, which pertain to the establishment of necessary air navigational facilities and services to promote the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of civil air traffic. The purpose of Article 12 and Annex 11 is to ensure that civil aircraft operations on international air routes are performed under uniform conditions. The International Standards and Recommended Practices in Annex 11 apply to airspace under the jurisdiction of a contracting state, derived from ICAO. Annex 11 provisions apply when air traffic services are provided and a contracting state accepts the responsibility of providing air traffic services over high seas or in airspace of undetermined sovereignty. A contracting state accepting this responsibility may apply the International Standards and Recommended Practices that are consistent with standards and practices utilized in its domestic jurisdiction. In accordance with Article 3 of the Convention, state-owned aircraft are exempt from the Standards and Recommended Practices of Annex 11. The United States is a contracting state to the Convention. Article 3(d) of the Convention provides that participating state aircraft will be operated in international airspace with due regard for the safety of civil aircraft. Since this action involves, in part, the designation of navigable airspace outside the United PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS The Rule This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 to modify the Norton Sound Low Offshore Airspace Area, AK by lowering the floor to 1,200 feet MSL within a 35-mile radius of a point just south of Toksook Bay Airport, AK. The floor of Woody Island Low and 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas, AK is lowered to 1,200 feet MSL within a 72.8-mile radius of Chignik Airport. This rule establishes controlled airspace to support IFR operations at the Toksook Bay and Chignik Airports, AK. The FAA Instrument Flight Procedures Production and Maintenance Branch developed new instrument approach procedures for the Toksook Bay and Chignik Airports. New controlled airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet MSL above the surface in international airspace is created by this action. This airspace is sufficient to support the safety of IFR operations at the Toksook Bay and Chignik Airports. 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. Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:02 Mar 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 71 as follows: I 1. The authority citation for part 71 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– 1963 Comp., p. 389. § 71.1 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the FAA Order 7400.9N, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 2005, and effective September 15, 2005, is amended as follows: I Paragraph 6007 Offshore Airspace Areas. * * * * * Norton Sound Low, AK [Amended] That airspace extending upward from 1,200 MSL within a 45-mile radius of Deering Airport, AK, and within a 35-mile radius of lat. 60°21′17″ N., long. 165°04′01″ W., and airspace extending upward from 14,500 feet MSL within an area bounded by a line beginning at lat. 59°59′57″ N., long. 168°00′08″ W.; to lat. 62°35′00″ N., long. 175°00′00″ W.; to lat. 65°00′00″ N., long. 168°58′23″ W.; to lat. 68°00′00″ N., long. 168°58′23″ W.; to a point 12 miles offshore at lat. 68°00′00″ N.; thence by a line 12 miles from and parallel to the shoreline to lat. 56°42′59″ N., long. 160°00′00″ W.; to lat. 58°06′57″ N., long. 160°00′00″ W.; to lat. 57°45′57″ N., long. 161°46′08″ W.; to the point of beginning. * * * * * Woody Island Low, AK [Amended] The airspace extending upward from 1,200 MSL within a 72.8-mile radius of Chignik Airport, AK, and that airspace extending upward from 14,500 feet MSL within the area bounded by a line beginning at lat. 53°30′00″ N., long. 160°00′00″ W.; to lat. 56°00′00″ N., long. 153°0′00″ W.; to lat. 56°45′42″ N., long. 151°45′00″ W.; to lat. 58°19′58″ N., long. 148°55′07″ W.; to lat. 59°08′34″ N., long. 147°16′06″ W.; thence clockwise via the arc of a 149.5-mile radius circle centered on the Anchorage, AK, VOR/DME to a point 12 miles offshore; thence southwest by a line 12 miles from and parallel to the shoreline to a E:\FR\FM\07MRR1.SGM 07MRR1 11300 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 44 / Tuesday, March 7, 2006 / Rules and Regulations point 12 miles offshore at long. 160°00′00″ W.; to the point of beginning. * * * * regulations is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of March 7, 2006. * 1234L [Amended] The airspace extending upward from 1,200 MSL within a 72.8-mile radius of Chignik Airport, AK, and that airspace extending upward from 2,000 feet above the surface within an area bounded by a line beginning at lat. 58°06′57″ N., long. 160°00′00″ W., south along long. 160°00′00″ W. until it intersects the Anchorage Air Route Traffic Control Center boundary; thence southwest, northwest, north, and northeast along the Anchorage Air Route Traffic Control Center boundary to lat. 62°35′00″ N., long. 175°00′00″ W.; to lat. 59°59′57″ N., long. 168°00′08″ W.; to lat. 57°45′57″ N., long. 161°46′08″ W.; to the point of beginning. * * * * * Issued in Washington, DC on February 22, 2006. Edith V. Parish, Manager, Airspace and Rules. [FR Doc. 06–2112 Filed 3–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 97 [Docket No. 30482; Amdt. No. 3156] Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, Weather Takeoff Minimums; Miscellaneous Amendments Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with RULES1 AGENCY: SUMMARY: This amendment establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums 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, addition of new obstacles, or changes in 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 7, 2006. The compliance date for each SIAP and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums is specified in the amendatory provisions. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:02 Mar 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 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. For Purchase—Individual SIAP and Weather Takeoff Minimums 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. By Subscription—Copies of all SIAPs and Weather Takeoff Minimums mailed once every 2 weeks, are for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald P. Pate, Flight Procedure Standards Branch (AFS–420), Flight Technologies and Programs Division, 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 amendment to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 97 (14 CFR part 97), establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums. The complete regulatory description of each SIAP and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums is contained in official 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 identified as FAA Forms 8260–3, 8260–4, 8260–5 and 8260–15A. Materials incorporated by reference are ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 available for examination or purchase as stated above. The large number of SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums, 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 and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums but refer to their 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 and/ or Weather Takeoff Minimums contained in FAA form documents is unnecessary. The provisions of this amendment state the affected CFR sections, with the types and effective dates of the SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums. This amendment also identifies the airport, its location, the procedure identification and the amendment number. The Rule This amendment to 14 CFR part 97 is effective upon publication of each separate SIAP and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums as contained in the transmittal. Some SIAP and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums amendments may have been previously issued 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/or Weather Takeoff Minimums amendments may require making them effective in less than 30 days. For the remaining SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums, an effective date at least 30 days after publication is provided. Further, the SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums 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/or Weather Takeoff Minimums, 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 and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums and safety in air commerce, I find that notice and public procedure before adopting these SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums are impracticable and contrary to the public interest and, where applicable, that good cause exists for making some SIAPs and/or Weather Takeoff E:\FR\FM\07MRR1.SGM 07MRR1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 44 (Tuesday, March 7, 2006)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2005-22024; Airspace Docket No. 05-AAL-38]
RIN-2120-AA66


Modification of the Norton Sound Low, Woody Island Low and 1234L 
Offshore Airspace Areas; AK

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This action amends the Norton Sound Low, Woody Island Low and 
1234L Offshore Airspace Areas in Alaska. Specifically, this action 
modifies the Norton Sound Low Offshore Airspace Area in the vicinity of 
the Toksook Bay Airport, Toksook Bay, AK, by lowering the Offshore 
airspace floor to 1,200 feet mean sea level (MSL) within a 35-mile 
radius from a defined point just south of the airport. This action also 
modifies the Woody Island Low and 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas in the 
vicinity of the Chignik Airport, Chignik, AK, by lowering the Offshore 
airspace floors to 1,200 feet MSL within a 72.8-mile radius from the 
Chignik

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Airport. The additional controlled airspace is necessary for the safety 
of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the Toksook Bay and 
Chignik Airports.

 Effective Date: 0901 UTC, June 8, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken McElroy, Airspace and Rules, 
Office of System Operations Airspace and AIM, Federal Aviation 
Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; 
telephone: (202) 267-8783.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

History

    On December 28, 2005, the FAA published in the Federal Register a 
notice of proposed rulemaking to modify the Norton Sound low, Woody 
Island Low, and 1234L Offshore Control Areas in Alaska (70 FR 76730). 
Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking 
effort by submitting written comments on the proposal. No comments were 
received.
    Offshore Airspace Areas are published in paragraph 6007 of FAA 
Order 7400.9N dated September 1, 2005 and effective September 15, 2005, 
which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Offshore 
Airspace Areas listed in this document will be published subsequently 
in the order.

The Rule

    This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 
part 71 to modify the Norton Sound Low Offshore Airspace Area, AK by 
lowering the floor to 1,200 feet MSL within a 35-mile radius of a point 
just south of Toksook Bay Airport, AK. The floor of Woody Island Low 
and 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas, AK is lowered to 1,200 feet MSL 
within a 72.8-mile radius of Chignik Airport. This rule establishes 
controlled airspace to support IFR operations at the Toksook Bay and 
Chignik Airports, AK. The FAA Instrument Flight Procedures Production 
and Maintenance Branch developed new instrument approach procedures for 
the Toksook Bay and Chignik Airports. New controlled airspace extending 
upward from 1,200 feet MSL above the surface in international airspace 
is created by this action. This airspace is sufficient to support the 
safety of IFR operations at the Toksook Bay and Chignik Airports.
    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. 
Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is not a ``significant regulatory 
action'' under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ``significant rule'' 
under Department of Transportation (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 
proposed 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.

ICAO Considerations

    As part of this rule relates to navigable airspace outside the 
United States, the notice of this action is submitted in accordance 
with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) International 
Standards and Recommended Practices.
    The application of International Standards and Recommended 
Practices by the FAA, Office of System Operations Airspace and AIM, 
Airspace & Rules, in areas outside the United States domestic airspace, 
is governed by the Convention on International Civil Aviation. 
Specifically, the FAA is governed by Article 12 and Annex 11, which 
pertain to the establishment of necessary air navigational facilities 
and services to promote the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of 
civil air traffic. The purpose of Article 12 and Annex 11 is to ensure 
that civil aircraft operations on international air routes are 
performed under uniform conditions.
    The International Standards and Recommended Practices in Annex 11 
apply to airspace under the jurisdiction of a contracting state, 
derived from ICAO. Annex 11 provisions apply when air traffic services 
are provided and a contracting state accepts the responsibility of 
providing air traffic services over high seas or in airspace of 
undetermined sovereignty. A contracting state accepting this 
responsibility may apply the International Standards and Recommended 
Practices that are consistent with standards and practices utilized in 
its domestic jurisdiction.
    In accordance with Article 3 of the Convention, state-owned 
aircraft are exempt from the Standards and Recommended Practices of 
Annex 11. The United States is a contracting state to the Convention. 
Article 3(d) of the Convention provides that participating state 
aircraft will be operated in international airspace with due regard for 
the safety of civil aircraft. Since this action involves, in part, the 
designation of navigable airspace outside the United States, the 
Administrator is consulting with the Secretary of State and the 
Secretary of Defense in accordance with the provisions of Executive 
Order 10854.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air).

The Amendment

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

PART 71--DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR 
TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS

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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]

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2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the FAA Order 
7400.9N, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 
2005, and effective September 15, 2005, is amended as follows:

Paragraph 6007 Offshore Airspace Areas.

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Norton Sound Low, AK [Amended]

    That airspace extending upward from 1,200 MSL within a 45-mile 
radius of Deering Airport, AK, and within a 35-mile radius of lat. 
60[deg]21'17'' N., long. 165[deg]04'01'' W., and airspace extending 
upward from 14,500 feet MSL within an area bounded by a line 
beginning at lat. 59[deg]59'57'' N., long. 168[deg]00'08'' W.; to 
lat. 62[deg]35'00'' N., long. 175[deg]00'00'' W.; to lat. 
65[deg]00'00'' N., long. 168[deg]58'23'' W.; to lat. 68[deg]00'00'' 
N., long. 168[deg]58'23'' W.; to a point 12 miles offshore at lat. 
68[deg]00'00'' N.; thence by a line 12 miles from and parallel to 
the shoreline to lat. 56[deg]42'59'' N., long. 160[deg]00'00'' W.; 
to lat. 58[deg]06'57'' N., long. 160[deg]00'00'' W.; to lat. 
57[deg]45'57'' N., long. 161[deg]46'08'' W.; to the point of 
beginning.
* * * * *

Woody Island Low, AK [Amended]

    The airspace extending upward from 1,200 MSL within a 72.8-mile 
radius of Chignik Airport, AK, and that airspace extending upward 
from 14,500 feet MSL within the area bounded by a line beginning at 
lat. 53[deg]30'00'' N., long. 160[deg]00'00'' W.; to lat. 
56[deg]00'00'' N., long. 153[deg]0'00'' W.; to lat. 56[deg]45'42'' 
N., long. 151[deg]45'00'' W.; to lat. 58[deg]19'58'' N., long. 
148[deg]55'07'' W.; to lat. 59[deg]08'34'' N., long. 147[deg]16'06'' 
W.; thence clockwise via the arc of a 149.5-mile radius circle 
centered on the Anchorage, AK, VOR/DME to a point 12 miles offshore; 
thence southwest by a line 12 miles from and parallel to the 
shoreline to a

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point 12 miles offshore at long. 160[deg]00'00'' W.; to the point of 
beginning.
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1234L [Amended]

    The airspace extending upward from 1,200 MSL within a 72.8-mile 
radius of Chignik Airport, AK, and that airspace extending upward 
from 2,000 feet above the surface within an area bounded by a line 
beginning at lat. 58[deg]06'57'' N., long. 160[deg]00'00'' W., south 
along long. 160[deg]00'00'' W. until it intersects the Anchorage Air 
Route Traffic Control Center boundary; thence southwest, northwest, 
north, and northeast along the Anchorage Air Route Traffic Control 
Center boundary to lat. 62[deg]35'00'' N., long. 175[deg]00'00'' W.; 
to lat. 59[deg]59'57'' N., long. 168[deg]00'08'' W.; to lat. 
57[deg]45'57'' N., long. 161[deg]46'08'' W.; to the point of 
beginning.
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    Issued in Washington, DC on February 22, 2006.
Edith V. Parish,
Manager, Airspace and Rules.
[FR Doc. 06-2112 Filed 3-6-06; 8:45 am]
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