Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Baltimore, MD, 54153-54155 [2011-22319]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Proposed Rules Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with PROPOSALS Distribution System, which describes the application procedure. The Proposal This action proposes to amend Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 by revising Class E5 airspace at the Galbraith Lake Airport in Galbraith Lake, AK, to accommodate the creation of two special instrument approach procedures at the Galbraith Lake Airport. These special instrument approach procedures were created in 2009, and the need for Class E transition area airspace upward from 1200 feet above the surface was only recently identified. This amended Class E airspace would provide adequate controlled airspace upward from the 700 feet and 1,200 feet above the surface, for the safety and management of IFR operations at the Galbraith Lake Airport. Class E5 airspace areas designated as 700 and 1200 foot transition areas are published in paragraph 6005 in FAA Order 7400.9U, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, signed August 18, 2010, and effective September 15, 2010, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The airspaces listed in this document would be subsequently published in that 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. Because 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority because it proposes to revise Class E airspace at the Galbraith Lake Airport, Galbraith Lake, AK, 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, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE 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 7400.9U, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, signed August 18, 2010, and effective September 15, 2010, 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 Galbraith Lake, AK [Revised] Galbraith Lake Airport, AK (Lat. 68°28′47″ N., long. 149°29′24″ W) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 9.5-mile radius of the Galbraith Lake Airport, AK and that airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface within a 62-mile radius of the Galbraith Lake Airport, AK. Issued in Anchorage, AK, on August 19, 2011. Marshall G. Severson, Acting Manager, Alaska Flight Services. [FR Doc. 2011–22228 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 54153 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2010–1328; Airspace Docket No. 10–AEA–26] Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Baltimore, MD Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to amend Class D and Class E Airspace at Baltimore, MD, as the Martin NonDirectional Beacon (NDB) has been decommissioned and new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures have been developed at Martin State Airport. This action would also update the geographic coordinates of the Baltimore VORTAC. This action would enhance the safety and airspace management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport. DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 17, 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. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this rule to: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001; Telephone: 1–800– 647–5527; Fax: 202–493–2251. You must identify the Docket Number FAA– 2010–1328; Airspace Docket No. 10– AEA–26, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit and review received comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Fornito, Operations Support Group, Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 20636, Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404) 305–6364. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Comments Invited Interested persons are invited to comment on this rule 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 E:\FR\FM\31AUP1.SGM 31AUP1 54154 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Proposed Rules invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers (FAA Docket No. FAA– 2010–1328; Airspace Docket No. 10– AEA–26) and be submitted in triplicate to the Docket Management System (see ADDRESSES section for address and phone number). You may also submit comments through the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. Annotators wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments on this action must submit with those comments a self-addressed stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Docket No. FAA–2010–1328; Airspace Docket No. 10–AEA–26.’’ The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. All communications received 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 the comments received. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the docket. Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with PROPOSALS Availability of NPRMs An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded from and comments submitted through http:// www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s Web page at http://www.faa.gov/airports_ airtraffic/air_traffic/publications/ airspace_amendments/. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office (see the ADDRESSES section for address and phone number) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at the office of the Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation Administration, room 210, 1701 Columbia Avenue, College Park, Georgia 30337. Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRMs 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 The Proposal Lists of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 The FAA is considering an amendment to Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 to amend Class D airspace and Class E surface airspace at Martin State Airport, Baltimore, MD. Airspace reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Martin NDB and cancellation of the NDB approach, and for continued safety and management of IFR operations at the airport. The geographic coordinates for the Baltimore VORTAC also would be adjusted to coincide with the FAAs aeronautical database. Class D and E airspace designations are published in Paragraph 5000, 6002, and 6004 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 D and 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 proposed rule, when promulgated, would 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 authority. This proposed 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 proposed regulation is within the scope of that authority as it would amend Class D and E airspace at Martin State Airport, Baltimore, MD. Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 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, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 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. § 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 5000 Class D airspace. * * * * * AEA MD D Baltimore, Martin State Airport, MD [Amended] Martin State Airport, Baltimore, MD (Lat. 39°19′32″ N., long. 76°24′50″ W.) Baltimore VORTAC (Lat. 39°10′12″ N., long. 76°39′30″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 2,500 feet MSL within a 5.2-mile radius of the Martin State Airport and within 4.4 miles each side of a 14.7-mile radius arc of the Baltimore VORTAC extending clockwise from the Baltimore VORTAC 030° radial to the VORTAC 046° radial, excluding that airspace within the Washington Tri-Area Class B airspace area and Restricted Areas R–4001A and R–4001B when they are in effect. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory. Paragraph 6002 Class E airspace designated as surface areas. * * * * * AEA MD E2 Baltimore, Martin State Airport, MD [Amended] Martin State Airport, MD (Lat. 39°19′32″ N., long. 76°24′50″ W.) Baltimore VORTAC (Lat. 39°10′12″ N., long. 76°39′30″ W.) Within a 5.2-mile radius of the Martin State Airport and within 4.4 miles each side of a 14.7-mile radius arc of the Baltimore VORTAC extending clockwise from the Baltimore VORTAC 030° radial to the VORTAC 046° radial, excluding that airspace within the Washington Tri-Area Class B E:\FR\FM\31AUP1.SGM 31AUP1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Proposed Rules airspace area and Restricted Areas R–4001A and R–4001B when they are in effect. This Class E airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory. Paragraph 6004 Class E airspace designated as an extension to a class D surface area. * * * * * AEA MD E4 Baltimore, Martin State Airport, MD [Amended] Martin State Airport, MD (Lat. 39°19′32″ N., long. 76°24′50″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface within 4 miles each side of a 134° bearing from the Martin State Airport extending from the 5.2-mile radius of the Martin State Airport to 9.2 miles southeast of the airport, excluding that airspace within the Washington Tri-Area Class B airspace area and Restricted Areas R–4001A and R– 4001B when they are in effect. This Class E airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory. Issued in College Park, Georgia, on August 19, 2011. Mark D. Ward, Manager, Operations Support Group, Eastern Service Center, Air Traffic Organization. [FR Doc. 2011–22319 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2011– 0766; Airspace Docket No. 11–AEA–19] Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Danville, PA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to establish Class E Airspace at Danville, PA, to accommodate new Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) Standard Instrument Approach Procedures at Danville Airport. This action would enhance the safety and airspace management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport. DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 17, 2011. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this rule to: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001; Telephone: 1–800– 647–5527; Fax: 202–493–2251. You must identify the Docket Number FAA– 2011–0766; Airspace Docket No. 11– AEA–19, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit and review received comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Fornito, Operations Support Group, Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 20636, Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404) 305–6364. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments Invited Interested persons are invited to comment on this rule 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 (FAA Docket No. FAA– 2011–0766; Airspace Docket No. 11– ASO–19) and be submitted in triplicate to the Docket Management System (see ADDRESSES section for address and phone number). You may also submit comments through the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. Annotators wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments on this action must submit with those comments a self-addressed stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Docket No. FAA–2011–0766; Airspace Docket No. 11–ASO–19.’’ The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. All communications received 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 the comments received. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the docket. Availability of NPRMs An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded from and comments submitted through http:// www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s Web PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 54155 page at http://www.faa.gov/ airports_airtraffic/air_traffic/ publications/airspace_amendments/. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office (see the ADDRESSES section for address and phone number) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at the office of the Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation Administration, room 340, 1701 Columbia Avenue, College Park, Georgia 30337. Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRMs 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 Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 to establish Class E airspace at Danville, PA, providing the controlled airspace required to support the new RNAV GPS standard instrument approach procedures for Danville Airport. Controlled airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface would be established for the safety and management of IFR operations at the airport. 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 designation listed in this document will 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 proposed rule, when promulgated, would not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small E:\FR\FM\31AUP1.SGM 31AUP1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 169 (Wednesday, August 31, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 54153-54155]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22319]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2010-1328; Airspace Docket No. 10-AEA-26]


Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Baltimore, MD

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

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SUMMARY: This action proposes to amend Class D and Class E Airspace at 
Baltimore, MD, as the Martin Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) has been 
decommissioned and new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures have 
been developed at Martin State Airport. This action would also update 
the geographic coordinates of the Baltimore VORTAC. This action would 
enhance the safety and airspace management of Instrument Flight Rules 
(IFR) operations at the airport.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 17, 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.

ADDRESSES: Send comments on this rule to: U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, West Building Ground Floor, Room 
W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001; 
Telephone: 1-800-647-5527; Fax: 202-493-2251. You must identify the 
Docket Number FAA-2010-1328; Airspace Docket No. 10-AEA-26, at the 
beginning of your comments. You may also submit and review received 
comments through the Internet at http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Fornito, Operations Support 
Group, Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. 
Box 20636, Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404) 305-6364.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

    Interested persons are invited to comment on this rule 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

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invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, 
environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal.
    Communications should identify both docket numbers (FAA Docket No. 
FAA-2010-1328; Airspace Docket No. 10-AEA-26) and be submitted in 
triplicate to the Docket Management System (see ADDRESSES section for 
address and phone number). You may also submit comments through the 
Internet at http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov.
    Annotators wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments 
on this action must submit with those comments a self-addressed stamped 
postcard on which the following statement is made: ``Comments to Docket 
No. FAA-2010-1328; Airspace Docket No. 10-AEA-26.'' The postcard will 
be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter.
    All communications received 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 the 
comments received. A report summarizing each substantive public contact 
with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the 
docket.

Availability of NPRMs

    An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded from and 
comments submitted through http://www.regulations.gov. Recently 
published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA's 
Web page at http://www.faa.gov/airports_airtraffic/air_traffic/publications/airspace_amendments/.
    You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any 
comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets 
Office (see the ADDRESSES section for address and phone number) between 
9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An 
informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at 
the office of the Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation 
Administration, room 210, 1701 Columbia Avenue, College Park, Georgia 
30337.
    Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future 
NPRMs 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 Title 14, Code of Federal 
Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 to amend Class D airspace and Class E 
surface airspace at Martin State Airport, Baltimore, MD. Airspace 
reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Martin 
NDB and cancellation of the NDB approach, and for continued safety and 
management of IFR operations at the airport. The geographic coordinates 
for the Baltimore VORTAC also would be adjusted to coincide with the 
FAAs aeronautical database.
    Class D and E airspace designations are published in Paragraph 
5000, 6002, and 6004 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 D and 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 proposed rule, when promulgated, would 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 
authority. This proposed 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 proposed regulation is within the scope 
of that authority as it would amend Class D and E airspace at Martin 
State Airport, Baltimore, MD.

Lists 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, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR 
TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS

    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 5000 Class D airspace.

* * * * *

AEA MD D Baltimore, Martin State Airport, MD [Amended]

Martin State Airport, Baltimore, MD
    (Lat. 39[deg]19'32'' N., long. 76[deg]24'50'' W.)
Baltimore VORTAC
    (Lat. 39[deg]10'12'' N., long. 76[deg]39'30'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 
2,500 feet MSL within a 5.2-mile radius of the Martin State Airport 
and within 4.4 miles each side of a 14.7-mile radius arc of the 
Baltimore VORTAC extending clockwise from the Baltimore VORTAC 
030[deg] radial to the VORTAC 046[deg] radial, excluding that 
airspace within the Washington Tri-Area Class B airspace area and 
Restricted Areas R-4001A and R-4001B when they are in effect. This 
Class D airspace area is effective during the specific dates and 
times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective 
date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the 
Airport/Facility Directory.

Paragraph 6002 Class E airspace designated as surface areas.

* * * * *

AEA MD E2 Baltimore, Martin State Airport, MD [Amended]

Martin State Airport, MD
    (Lat. 39[deg]19'32'' N., long. 76[deg]24'50'' W.)
Baltimore VORTAC
    (Lat. 39[deg]10'12'' N., long. 76[deg]39'30'' W.)

    Within a 5.2-mile radius of the Martin State Airport and within 
4.4 miles each side of a 14.7-mile radius arc of the Baltimore 
VORTAC extending clockwise from the Baltimore VORTAC 030[deg] radial 
to the VORTAC 046[deg] radial, excluding that airspace within the 
Washington Tri-Area Class B

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airspace area and Restricted Areas R-4001A and R-4001B when they are 
in effect. This Class E airspace area is effective during the 
specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to 
Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously 
published in the Airport/Facility Directory.

Paragraph 6004 Class E airspace designated as an extension to a 
class D surface area.

* * * * *

AEA MD E4 Baltimore, Martin State Airport, MD [Amended]

Martin State Airport, MD
    (Lat. 39[deg]19'32'' N., long. 76[deg]24'50'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface within 4 miles 
each side of a 134[deg] bearing from the Martin State Airport 
extending from the 5.2-mile radius of the Martin State Airport to 
9.2 miles southeast of the airport, excluding that airspace within 
the Washington Tri-Area Class B airspace area and Restricted Areas 
R-4001A and R-4001B when they are in effect. This Class E airspace 
area is effective during the specific dates and times established in 
advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will 
thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility 
Directory.

    Issued in College Park, Georgia, on August 19, 2011.
Mark D. Ward,
Manager, Operations Support Group, Eastern Service Center, Air Traffic 
Organization.
[FR Doc. 2011-22319 Filed 8-30-11; 8:45 am]
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