Proposed Modification of Class E Airspace; Plentywood, MT, 24159-24160 [2012-9671]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 78 / Monday, April 23, 2012 / Proposed Rules § 71.1 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.9V, Airspace Designations and Reporting Paragraph 6011 United States area navigation routes Points, Dated August 9, 2011, and effective September 15, 2011, is amended as follows: T–306, Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to El Paso, TX (ELP) [New] Los Angeles, CA (LAX) VORTAC (Lat. 33°55′59″ PRADO, CA INT (Lat. 33°55′23″ Paradise, CA (PDZ) VORTAC (Lat. 33°55′06″ SETER, CA INT (Lat. 33°54′04″ BANDS, CA INT (Lat. 33°53′23″ Palm Springs, CA (PSP) VORTAC (Lat. 33°52′12″ Blythe, CA (BLH) VORTAC (Lat. 33°35′46″ Buckeye, AZ (BXK) VORTAC (Lat. 33°27′12″ PERKY, AZ INT (Lat. 33°26′45″ Phoenix, AZ (PXR) VORTAC (Lat. 33°25′59″ TOTEC, AZ INT (Lat. 32°49′36″ Tucson, AZ (TUS) VORTAC (Lat. 32°05′43″ NOCHI, AZ WP (Lat. 32°02′00″ ANIMA, AZ INT (Lat. 31°54′58″ DARCE, NM INT (Lat. 31°53′12″ Columbus, NM (CUS) VOR/DME (Lat. 31°49′09″ El Paso, TX (ELP) VORTAC (Lat. 31°48′57″ 118°25′55″ 117°47′02″ 117°31′48″ 117°06′33″ 116°50′58″ 116°25′47″ 114°45′41″ 112°49′29″ 112°28′23″ 111°58′13″ 111°38′32″ 110°54′53″ 109°45′30″ 108°30′51″ 108°13′21″ 107°34′28″ 106°16′55″ W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) T–310, Tucson, AZ (TUS) to Truth or Consequences, NM (TCS) [New] Tucson, AZ (TUS) VORTAC (Lat. 32°05′43″ N., long. 110°54′53″ SULLI, AZ INT (Lat. 31°56′04″ N., long. 110°34′16″ MESCA, AZ INT (Lat. 31°53′38″ N., long. 110°29′08″ NOCHI, AZ (new) WP (Lat. 31°59′58″ N., long. 108°30′51″ San Simon, AZ (SSO) VORTAC (Lat. 32°16′09″ N., long. 109°15′47″ Silver City, NM (SVC) VORTAC (Lat. 32°38′16″ N., long. 108°09′40″ Truth or Consequences, VORTAC (Lat. 33°16′57″ N., long. 107°16′50″ NM (TCS) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) W.) Issued in Washington, DC, on April 16, 2012. Gary A. Norek, Manager, Airspace, Regulations and ATC Procedures Group. Comments must be received on or before June 7, 2012. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2012–0310; Airspace Docket No. 12–ANM–6] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Proposed Modification of Class E Airspace; Plentywood, MT Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to modify Class E airspace at Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, Plentywood, MT. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate aircraft using Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures at Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport. The FAA is proposing this action to enhance the safety and management of aircraft operations at the airport. WREIER-AVILES on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS 13:37 Apr 20, 2012 Jkt 226001 Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366–9826. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA–2012–0310; Airspace Docket No. 12–ANM–6, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments through the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. DATES: [FR Doc. 2012–9673 Filed 4–20–12; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., N., 24159 Eldon Taylor, Federal Aviation Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203–4537. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers (FAA Docket No. FAA 2012–0310 and Airspace Docket No. 12– ANM–6) 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. Commenters 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 FAA Docket No. FAA–2012–0310 and Airspace Docket No. 12–ANM–6’’. 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 action 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. E:\FR\FM\23APP1.SGM 23APP1 24160 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 78 / Monday, April 23, 2012 / Proposed Rules Availability of NPRMs An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the Internet at 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 the 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 Northwest Mountain Regional Office of the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, Western Service Center, Operations Support Group, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057. Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRMs should contact the FAA’s Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267–9677, for a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11–2A, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Distribution System, which describes the application procedure. WREIER-AVILES on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS The Proposal The FAA is proposing an amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 by modifying Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, Plentywood, MT. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate aircraft using RNAV (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures at Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, Plentywood, MT, and would enhance the safety and management of aircraft operations at the airport. Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6005, of FAA Order 7400.9V, dated August 9, 2011, and effective September 15, 2011, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E airspace designation listed in this document will be published subsequently in this Order. The FAA has determined this proposed regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. Therefore, this proposed 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:37 Apr 20, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 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 U.S. Code. Subtitle 1, Section 106, describes the authority for 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 I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it would modify controlled airspace at Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, Plentywood, MT. This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures’’ prior to any FAA final regulatory action. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Proposed Amendment 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. [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.9V, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 9, 2011, and effective September 15, 2011 is amended as follows: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 * * * * * ANM MT E5 Plentywood, MT [Modified] Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, MT (Lat. 48°47′19″ N., long. 104°31′23″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.8-mile radius of Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport; and that airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface bounded by a line beginning at lat. 49°00′00″ N., long. 105°02′00″ W.; to lat. 49°00′00″ N., long. 104°02′00″ W.; to lat. 48°32′35″ N., long. 104°02′00″ W.; to lat. 48°27′00″ N., long. 104°11′12″ W.; to lat. 48°26′00″ N., long. 104°41′00″ W.; to lat. 48°17′00″ N., long. 104°43′00″ W.; to lat. 48°17′00″ N., long. 105°52′00″ W.; to lat. 48°32′00″ N., long. 105°51′00’’ W.; thence to the point of origin. Dated: Issued in Seattle, Washington, on April 10, 2012. John Warner, Manager, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center. [FR Doc. 2012–9671 Filed 4–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R09–OAR–2012–0213; FRL–9661–7] Revisions to the Hawaii State Implementation Plan Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Hawaii State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions would update and replace the minor new source review rules that EPA approved into the Hawaii SIP in 1983. DATES: Any comments on this proposal must arrive by May 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments, identified by docket number EPA–R09– OAR–2012–0213, by one of the following methods: 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions. 2. Email: rios.gerardo@epa.gov. 3. Mail or deliver: Gerardo Rios (Air3), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105–3901. Instructions: All comments will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information SUMMARY: Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, the Federal Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: § 71.1 Paragraph 6005 Class E airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth. E:\FR\FM\23APP1.SGM 23APP1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 78 (Monday, April 23, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 24159-24160]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-9671]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2012-0310; Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-6]


Proposed Modification of Class E Airspace; Plentywood, MT

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

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SUMMARY: This action proposes to modify Class E airspace at Plentywood 
Sher-Wood Airport, Plentywood, MT. Controlled airspace is necessary to 
accommodate aircraft using Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning 
System (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures at Plentywood 
Sher-Wood Airport. The FAA is proposing this action to enhance the 
safety and management of aircraft operations at the airport.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 7, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 
telephone (202) 366-9826. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA-2012-
0310; Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-6, at the beginning of your comments. 
You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eldon Taylor, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 
Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203-4537.

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 (FAA Docket No. 
FAA 2012-0310 and Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-6) 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.
    Commenters 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 FAA 
Docket No. FAA-2012-0310 and Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-6''. 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 action 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.

[[Page 24160]]

Availability of NPRMs

    An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the 
Internet at 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 the 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 Northwest Mountain Regional Office of the Federal 
Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, Western Service 
Center, Operations Support Group, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 
98057.
    Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future 
NPRMs should contact the FAA's Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267-9677, 
for a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11-2A, Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking Distribution System, which describes the application 
procedure.

The Proposal

    The FAA is proposing an amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal 
Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 by modifying Class E airspace extending 
upward from 700 feet above the surface at Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, 
Plentywood, MT. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate 
aircraft using RNAV (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures at 
Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, Plentywood, MT, and would enhance the 
safety and management of aircraft operations at the airport.
    Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6005, of 
FAA Order 7400.9V, dated August 9, 2011, and effective September 15, 
2011, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E 
airspace designation listed in this document will be published 
subsequently in this Order.
    The FAA has determined this proposed regulation only involves an 
established body of technical regulations for which frequent and 
routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. 
Therefore, this proposed 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 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 U.S. Code. Subtitle 1, Section 106, describes 
the authority for 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 I, Section 40103. Under that section, the 
FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the 
airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient 
use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority 
as it would modify controlled airspace at Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, 
Plentywood, MT.
    This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in 
accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, ``Environmental Impacts: Policies 
and Procedures'' prior to any FAA final regulatory action.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air).

The Proposed Amendment

    Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, 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.


Sec.  71.1  [Amended]

    2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the Federal 
Aviation Administration Order 7400.9V, Airspace Designations and 
Reporting Points, dated August 9, 2011, and effective September 15, 
2011 is amended as follows:

Paragraph 6005 Class E airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet 
or more above the surface of the earth.
* * * * *

ANM MT E5 Plentywood, MT [Modified]

Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport, MT
    (Lat. 48[deg]47'19'' N., long. 104[deg]31'23'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.8-mile radius of Plentywood Sher-Wood Airport; and that 
airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface bounded 
by a line beginning at lat. 49[deg]00'00'' N., long. 105[deg]02'00'' 
W.; to lat. 49[deg]00'00'' N., long. 104[deg]02'00'' W.; to lat. 
48[deg]32'35'' N., long. 104[deg]02'00'' W.; to lat. 48[deg]27'00'' 
N., long. 104[deg]11'12'' W.; to lat. 48[deg]26'00'' N., long. 
104[deg]41'00'' W.; to lat. 48[deg]17'00'' N., long. 104[deg]43'00'' 
W.; to lat. 48[deg]17'00'' N., long. 105[deg]52'00'' W.; to lat. 
48[deg]32'00'' N., long. 105[deg]51'00'' W.; thence to the point of 
origin.


    Dated: Issued in Seattle, Washington, on April 10, 2012.
John Warner,
Manager, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center.
[FR Doc. 2012-9671 Filed 4-20-12; 8:45 am]
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