Proposed Revision of Class E Airspace; Northway, AK, 68773-68775 [E6-20165]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 28, 2006 / Proposed Rules proposal contained in this notice may be changed in light of comments received. All comments submitted will be available for examination in the public docket both before and after the closing date for comments. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the docket. ycherry on PROD1PC61 with PROPOSALS Availability of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking’s (NPRM’s) An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s Web page at http://www.faa.gov or the Superintendent of Document’s Web page at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara. Additionally, any person may obtain a copy of this notice by submitting a request to the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Air Traffic Airspace Management, ATA–400, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591 or by calling (202) 267–8783. Communications must identify both docket numbers for this notice. Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRM’s should contact the FAA’s Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267–9677, to request a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11–2A, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Distribution System, which describes the application procedure. The Proposal The FAA is considering an amendment to the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR Part 71), which would remove the Class E airspace descriptions in FAA Order 7400.9P, paragraph 6002 and 6005 for Adak, Atka, Cold Bay, Nelson Lagoon, Saint George Island, Sand Point, Shemya, St. Paul Island, and Unalaska, AK. This proposal is being handled concurrently with a separate airspace action (06– AAL–29), that would move the controlled airspace descriptions for the above airports to the correct location in FAA Order 7400.9P, within the Control 1234L Offshore Airspace description. The intended effect of this proposal is to remove the controlled airspace descriptions incorrectly listed within the Federal Aviation Regulations by reference in FAA Order 7400.9P, paragraph 6002 and 6005. The concurrent action, docket number 06– AAL–29, will incorporate these controlled airspace descriptions in FAA Order 7400.9P, paragraph 6007, Control 1234L. The FAA has determined that this proposed regulation only involves an VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:40 Nov 27, 2006 Jkt 211001 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. 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 1, section 106 describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in subtitle VII, part A, subpart 1, section 40103, Sovereignty and use of airspace. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to ensure the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority because it proposes changes to Class E airspace that remain sufficient in size to contain aircraft executing instrument procedures at the above listed airports and represents the FAA’s continuing effort to safely and efficiently use the navigable airspace. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Proposed Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D, AND CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 68773 Administration Order 7400.9P, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 2006, and effective September 15, 2006, is to be amended as follows: * * * * * Paragraph 6002 Class E Airspace Designated as Surface Areas. * * * AAL AK E2 * * * AAL AK E2 * * * * Shemya, AK [Revoked] * * Cold Bay, AK [Revoked] * * * Paragraph 6005 Class E Airspace Areas Extending Upward from 700 Feet or More Above the Surface of the Earth. * * * AAL AK E5 * * * AAL AK E5 * * * * * * * * * * * * Saint George Island, AK * * * Sand Point, AK [Revoked] * * * Shemya, AK [Revoked] * * * St. Paul Island, AK [Revoked] * AAL AK E5 * * Nelson Lagoon, AK [Revoked] AAL AK E5 * * * AAL AK E5 * * * AAL AK E5 * * Cold Bay, AK [Revoked] AAL AK E5 [Revoked] * * Atka, AK [Revoked] AAL AK E5 * * * AAL AK E5 * * Adak, AK [Revoked] * * Unalaska, AK [Revoked] * * * Issued in Anchorage, AK, on November 16, 2006. Linda J. Couture, Acting Director, Alaska Flight Service Information Office. [FR Doc. E6–20183 Filed 11–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 1. The authority citation for 14 CFR part 71 continues to read as follows: [Docket No. FAA–2006–26316; Airspace Docket No. 06–AAL–39] Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– 1963 Comp., p. 389. Proposed Revision of Class E Airspace; Northway, AK § 71.1 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of Federal Aviation PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4702 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: [Amended] Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\28NOP1.SGM 28NOP1 68774 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 28, 2006 / Proposed Rules ycherry on PROD1PC61 with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: This action proposes to revise Class E airspace at Northway, AK. Two new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) are being developed for the Northway Airport, and an SIAP and Departure Procedure (DP) are being amended. Adoption of this proposal would result in revision of existing Class E airspace upward from 700 feet (ft.) and 1,200 ft. above the surface at Northway Airport, Northway, AK. DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 12, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments on the proposal to the Docket Management System, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. You must identify the docket number FAA–2006–26316/ Airspace Docket No. 06–AAL–39, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Office (telephone 1–800–647–5527) is on the plaza level of the Department of Transportation NASSIF Building at the above address. An informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at the office of the Manager, Safety, Alaska Flight Service Operations, Federal Aviation Administration, 222 West 7th Avenue, Box 14, Anchorage, AK 99513–7587. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Rolf, Federal Aviation Administration, 222 West 7th Avenue, Box 14, Anchorage, AK 99513–7587; telephone number (907) 271–5898; fax: (907) 271– 2850; e-mail: gary.ctr.rolf@faa.gov. Internet address: http:// www.alaska.faa.gov/at. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments Invited Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments as they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers and be submitted in triplicate to the address listed above. Commenters wishing the FAA to VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:40 Nov 27, 2006 Jkt 211001 acknowledge receipt of their comments on this notice must submit with those comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Docket No. FAA–2006–26316/Airspace Docket No. 06–AAL–39.’’ The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. All communications received on or before the specified closing date for comments will be considered before taking action on the proposed rule. The proposal contained in this notice may be changed in light of comments received. All comments submitted will be available for examination in the public docket both before and after the closing date for comments. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the docket. Availability of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking’s (NPRM’s) An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s Web page at http://www.faa.gov or the Superintendent of Document’s web page at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara. Additionally, any person may obtain a copy of this notice by submitting a request to the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Air Traffic Airspace Management, ATA–400, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591 or by calling (202) 267–8783. Communications must identify both docket numbers for this notice. Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRM’s should contact the FAA’s Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267–9677, to request a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11–2A, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Distribution System, which describes the application procedure. The Proposal The FAA is considering an amendment to the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR Part 71), which would revise the Class E airspace at Northway Airport, AK. The intended effect of this proposal is to revise Class E airspace upward from 700 ft. and 1,200 ft. above the surface to contain Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at Northway Airport, AK. The FAA Instrument Flight Procedures Production and Maintenance Branch has developed two new SIAPs, amended one SIAP, and amended one DP for the Northway Airport. The new approaches are (1) the PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Area Navigation (Global Positioning System) (RNAV (GPS)) Runway (RWY) 05, Original and (2) the RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Original. The amended SIAP is the Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range (VOR)/Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) A, Amendment 1. DP’s are unnamed and are published in the front of the U.S. Terminal Procedures for Alaska. Class E controlled airspace extending upward from 700 ft. and 1,200 ft. above the surface within the Northway Airport area would be revised by this action. The proposed airspace is sufficient in size to contain aircraft executing the instrument procedures at the Northway Airport. The area would be depicted on aeronautical charts for pilot reference. The coordinates for this airspace docket are based on North American Datum 83. The Class E airspace areas designated as 700/1200 foot transition areas are published in paragraph 6005 in FAA Order 7400.9P, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 2006, and effective September 15, 2006, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E airspace designations listed in this document would be published subsequently in the Order. The FAA has determined that this proposed 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. 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 1, section 106 describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in subtitle VII, part A, subpart 1, section 40103, Sovereignty and use of airspace. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to ensure the E:\FR\FM\28NOP1.SGM 28NOP1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 28, 2006 / Proposed Rules safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority because it proposes to create Class E airspace sufficient in size to contain aircraft executing instrument procedures at Northway Airport and represents the FAA’s continuing effort to safely and efficiently use the navigable airspace. SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION 18 CFR Parts 803, 804, and 805 Public Hearing by the Commission To Take Action on Certain Projects; Revision of the SRBC Project Fee Schedule; Final Rule Making; and Incorporation of the Final Rule Making Action in the SRBC Comprehensive Plan List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Proposed Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D, AND CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 1. The authority citation for 14 CFR 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. § 71.1 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.9P, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 2006, and effective September 15, 2006, is to be amended as follows: * * * * * Paragraph 6005 Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth. * * * * * AAL AK E5 Northway, AK [Revised] Northway Airport, AK (lat. 62°57′41″ N., long. 141°55′45″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within an 8-mile radius of the Northway Airport, AK, and that airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface within a 66-mile radius of the Northway Airport, AK, excluding the airspace east of 141°00′00″ West longitude. ycherry on PROD1PC61 with PROPOSALS * * * * * Issued in Anchorage, AK, on November 16, 2006. Linda J. Couture Acting Director, Alaska Flight Service Information Office. [FR Doc. E6–20165 Filed 11–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:40 Nov 27, 2006 Jkt 211001 Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC). SUMMARY: Pursuant to its authority under the Susquehanna River Basin Compact, Pub. L. 91–575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq. (the ‘‘Compact’’) and its Regulations for Review of Projects, 18 CFR parts 803, 804 and 805, the SRBC will hold a public hearing to consider approval of certain water resources projects listed below, including two projects involving diversions, at its meeting to be held on December 5, 2006 at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Convention Center, 1150 Camp Hill ByPass, Camp Hill, Pa. 17011, beginning at 1 p.m. Also to be considered as part of this same public hearing will be (1) A final rule making action (see proposed rules, Federal Register, July 7, 2006, page 38692), (2) incorporation of the final rule making action into the SRBC Comprehensive Plan for Management and Development of the Water Resources of the Susquehanna River Basin; and (3) a revision of the Commission’s current project fee schedule to make certain annual adjustments to that schedule and to conform the fee schedule to the final rule making action. Opportunity to appear and comment: Interested parties may appear at the above hearing to offer written or oral comments to the Commission on the listed projects or the other matters to be schedule for action at the hearing. Written comments may also be submitted to the electronic and regular mail addresses listed below. The chair of the Commission reserves the right to limit oral statements at the hearing in the interest of time and to otherwise control the course of the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard A. Cairo, General Counsel, (717) 238–0423; ext. 306; fax: (717) 238–2436; e-mail: rcairo@src.net or Michael G. Brownell, Chief, Water Resources Management, (717) 238–0425, ext. 223; fax (717) 238–2436; e-mail mbrownell@srbc.net. Information on the project fee schedule may be obtained from Duane A. Friends, (717) 238–0424, ext. 309, dfriends@srbc.net or Eric Roof, (717) 238–0425, ext. 309, AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 68775 eroof@srbc.net. Regular mail may also be sent to the Commission’s offices at 1721 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102–2391. More information is also available for inspection at the Commission’s offices or on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.srbc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Projects Schedule for Action 1. Albany International, Village of Homer, Cortland County, Ny. 2. Knight Settlement Sand & Gravel, LLC, Town of Bath, Stueben County, Ny. 3. United Water PA–Dallas Operation, Dallas Borough, Luzerne County, Pa. 4. Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, Inc., Dorrance Township, Luzerne County, Pa. 5. Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc.–Well Er– 4, Hazel Township, Luzerne County, Pa. 6. Eagle Rock Resort Co.–Wells A and C, Black Creek Township, Luzerne County, Pa. 7. PPL Montour, LLC, Derry Township, Montour County, Pa. 8. Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC, Curwensville Borough, Clearfield County, Pa. 9. Middlesex Township Municipal Authority, Middlesex Township, Cumberland County, Pa. 10. New Morgan Landfill Company, Inc., dba Conestoga Landfill, New Morgan Borough, Berks County, Pa. 11. Country Club of Harrisburg, Middle Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pa. 12. AES Ironwood, L.L.C., South Lebanon Township, Lebanon County, Pa. 13. Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority–Frey Farm and Creswell Landfills, Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pa. 14. Manheim Township Commissioners, Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pa. 15. Exelon General Co. LLC–Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Peach Bottom Township, York County, Pa. 16. City of Baltimore, Department of Public Works, Harford County, Md. Projects Scheduled for Action Involving Diversions 1. Morgantown Properties, LP by CDG New Morgan Management Inc., New Morgan Borough, Berks County, Pa. 2. Town of Perryville, Cecil County, Md. Dated: November 17, 2006. Paul O. Swartz, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 06–9411 Filed 11–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7040–01–M E:\FR\FM\28NOP1.SGM 28NOP1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 28, 2006)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 68773-68775]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20165]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2006-26316; Airspace Docket No. 06-AAL-39]


Proposed Revision of Class E Airspace; Northway, AK

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: This action proposes to revise Class E airspace at Northway, 
AK. Two new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) are being 
developed for the Northway Airport, and an SIAP and Departure Procedure 
(DP) are being amended. Adoption of this proposal would result in 
revision of existing Class E airspace upward from 700 feet (ft.) and 
1,200 ft. above the surface at Northway Airport, Northway, AK.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 12, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Send comments on the proposal to the Docket Management 
System, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 Seventh 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590-0001. You must identify the docket 
number FAA-2006-26316/Airspace Docket No. 06-AAL-39, at the beginning 
of your comments. You may also submit comments on the Internet at 
http://dms.dot.gov. You may review the public docket containing the 
proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in 
the Dockets Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays. The Docket Office (telephone 1-800-647-5527) 
is on the plaza level of the Department of Transportation NASSIF 
Building at the above address.
    An informal docket may also be examined during normal business 
hours at the office of the Manager, Safety, Alaska Flight Service 
Operations, Federal Aviation Administration, 222 West 7th Avenue, Box 
14, Anchorage, AK 99513-7587.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Rolf, Federal Aviation 
Administration, 222 West 7th Avenue, Box 14, Anchorage, AK 99513-7587; 
telephone number (907) 271-5898; fax: (907) 271-2850; e-mail: 
gary.ctr.rolf@faa.gov. Internet address: http://www.alaska.faa.gov/at.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

    Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed 
rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments as they 
may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the 
views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing 
reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are 
specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, 
environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. 
Communications should identify both docket numbers and be submitted in 
triplicate to the address listed above. Commenters wishing the FAA to 
acknowledge receipt of their comments on this notice must submit with 
those comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the 
following statement is made: ``Comments to Docket No. FAA-2006-26316/
Airspace Docket No. 06-AAL-39.'' The postcard will be date/time stamped 
and returned to the commenter.
    All communications received on or before the specified closing date 
for comments will be considered before taking action on the proposed 
rule. The proposal contained in this notice may be changed in light of 
comments received. All comments submitted will be available for 
examination in the public docket both before and after the closing date 
for comments. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with 
FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the 
docket.

Availability of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking's (NPRM's)

    An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the 
Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents 
can also be accessed through the FAA's Web page at http://www.faa.gov 
or the Superintendent of Document's web page at http://
www.access.gpo.gov/nara.
    Additionally, any person may obtain a copy of this notice by 
submitting a request to the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of 
Air Traffic Airspace Management, ATA-400, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20591 or by calling (202) 267-8783. Communications must 
identify both docket numbers for this notice. Persons interested in 
being placed on a mailing list for future NPRM's should contact the 
FAA's Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267-9677, to request a copy of 
Advisory Circular No. 11-2A, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Distribution 
System, which describes the application procedure.

The Proposal

    The FAA is considering an amendment to the Code of Federal 
Regulations (14 CFR Part 71), which would revise the Class E airspace 
at Northway Airport, AK. The intended effect of this proposal is to 
revise Class E airspace upward from 700 ft. and 1,200 ft. above the 
surface to contain Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at Northway 
Airport, AK.
    The FAA Instrument Flight Procedures Production and Maintenance 
Branch has developed two new SIAPs, amended one SIAP, and amended one 
DP for the Northway Airport. The new approaches are (1) the Area 
Navigation (Global Positioning System) (RNAV (GPS)) Runway (RWY) 05, 
Original and (2) the RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, Original. The amended SIAP is 
the Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range (VOR)/Distance Measuring 
Equipment (DME) A, Amendment 1. DP's are unnamed and are published in 
the front of the U.S. Terminal Procedures for Alaska. Class E 
controlled airspace extending upward from 700 ft. and 1,200 ft. above 
the surface within the Northway Airport area would be revised by this 
action. The proposed airspace is sufficient in size to contain aircraft 
executing the instrument procedures at the Northway Airport.
    The area would be depicted on aeronautical charts for pilot 
reference. The coordinates for this airspace docket are based on North 
American Datum 83. The Class E airspace areas designated as 700/1200 
foot transition areas are published in paragraph 6005 in FAA Order 
7400.9P, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 
2006, and effective September 15, 2006, which is incorporated by 
reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E airspace designations listed in 
this document would be published subsequently in the Order.
    The FAA has determined that this proposed 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. 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 1, section 106 
describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, 
Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency's 
authority.
    This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in 
subtitle VII, part A, subpart 1, section 40103, Sovereignty and use of 
airspace. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing 
regulations to ensure the

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safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace. This regulation is 
within the scope of that authority because it proposes to create Class 
E airspace sufficient in size to contain aircraft executing instrument 
procedures at Northway Airport and represents the FAA's continuing 
effort to safely and efficiently use the navigable airspace.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air).

The Proposed Amendment

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

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

    1. The authority citation for 14 CFR 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 7400.9P, Airspace Designations and 
Reporting Points, dated September 1, 2006, and effective September 15, 
2006, is to be amended as follows:
* * * * *
    Paragraph 6005 Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet 
or more above the surface of the earth.
* * * * *

AAL AK E5 Northway, AK [Revised]

    Northway Airport, AK
    (lat. 62[deg]57'41'' N., long. 141[deg]55'45'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within an 8-mile radius of the Northway Airport, AK, and that 
airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface within a 
66-mile radius of the Northway Airport, AK, excluding the airspace 
east of 141[deg]00'00'' West longitude.
* * * * *

    Issued in Anchorage, AK, on November 16, 2006.
Linda J. Couture
Acting Director, Alaska Flight Service Information Office.
[FR Doc. E6-20165 Filed 11-27-06; 8:45 am]
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