Establishment and Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Santa Rosa, CA, 65894-65895 [2014-26283]

Download as PDF 65894 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 215 / Thursday, November 6, 2014 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2014–0305; Airspace Docket No. 14–AWP–2] Establishment and Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Santa Rosa, CA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action establishes Class E airspace and modifies Class D and E airspace at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA. This action, initiated by the FAAs biennial review of the airspace area, enhances the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. Class D and E airspace is amended to reflect the airport’s name change. Also, a minor adjustment is made to the geographic coordinates of the airport. DATES: Effective date, 0901 UTC, January 8, 2015. The Director of the Federal Register approves this incorporation by reference action under 1 CFR Part 51, subject to the annual revision of FAA Order 7400.9 and publication of conforming amendments. ADDRESSES: FAA Order 7400.9Y, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, and subsequent amendments can be viewed online at http://www.faa.gov/ air_traffic/publications/. The Order is also available for inspection at 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_federalregulations/ibr_locations.html. FAA Order 7400.9, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, is published yearly and effective on September 15. For further information, you can contact the Airspace Policy and Regulations Group, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: 202–267–8783. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Roberts, Federal Aviation Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203–4517. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: History On July 15, 2014 the FAA published in the Federal Register a notice of VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:26 Nov 05, 2014 Jkt 235001 proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend controlled airspace at Charles M. ShulzSonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA (79 FR 41148). Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written comments on the proposal to the FAA. No comments were received. Subsequent to publication, the FAA found an adjustment to the geographic coordinates of the airport was needed. Except for editorial changes, and the changes noted above, this rule is the same as that published in the NPRM. Class D airspace and Class E airspace designations are published in paragraphs 5000, 6004 and 6005, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.9Y, dated August 6, 2014, and effective September 15, 2014, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D and E airspace designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in that Order. procedures and air navigation, it is certified this rule, when promulgated, does 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 discusses 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 I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it amends controlled airspace at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA. The Rule This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 71 by establishing Class E airspace designated as an extension to the Class D and E surface area with a segment extending 14 miles northwest from the 4.3-mile radius of Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA. Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface is modified with segments extending 23 miles northwest, 28 miles southeast, and 13 miles southwest of the airport, and adds the airport name and geographic coordinates missing in the airspace designation. A biennial review of the airspace found these modifications necessary for the safety and management of IFR operations at the airport. The description for the Class D airspace reflects the airport name change from Santa Rosa/Sonoma County Airport to Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport. The geographic coordinates of the airport are updated to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. The FAA has determined 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 only affects air traffic Environmental Review PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 The FAA has determined that this action qualifies for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures,’’ paragraph 311a. This airspace action is not expected to cause any potentially significant environmental impacts, and no extraordinary circumstances exist, that warrant preparation of an environmental assessment. 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: 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 Part 71.1 of the Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.9Y, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 6, 2014, and effective September 15, 2014 is amended as follows: ■ E:\FR\FM\06NOR1.SGM 06NOR1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 215 / Thursday, November 6, 2014 / Rules and Regulations Paragraph 5000 Class D airspace. * * * * AWP CA D DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY * Santa Rosa, CA [Amended] Coast Guard Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, CA (Lat. 38°30′32″ N., long. 122°48′46″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 2,600 feet MSL within a 4.3-mile radius of Santa Rosa/ Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport. 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. * * AWP CA E4 * * Santa Rosa, CA [New] Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, CA (Lat. 38°30′32″ N., long. 122°48′46″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface within 2 miles either side of the 342° bearing from the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, CA, extending from the 4.3 mile radius of the airport to 14 miles northwest of the airport. Paragraph 6005 Class E airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth. * * * AWP CA E5 * * Santa Rosa, CA [Amended] rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, CA (Lat. 38°30′32″ N., long. 122°48′46″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface bounded by a line beginning at lat. 38°53′25″ N., long. 122°52′34″ W.; to lat. 38°37′07″ N., long. 122°46′02.00″ W.; to 38°22′08″ N., long. 122°38′28″ W.; lat. 38°06′41″ N., long. 122°29′59″ W.; lat. 38°02′10″ N., long. 122°44′09″ W.; lat. 38°17′57″ N., long. 122°54′37″ W.; lat. 38°22′58″ N., long. 123°02′34″ W.; lat. 38°29′12″ N., long. 122°56′32″ W.; lat. 38°33′48″ N., long. 123°00′47″ W.; lat. 38°50′14″ N., long. 123°07′20″ W. thence to the point of origin; that airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface bounded by a line beginning at lat. 45°49′00″ N., long. 118°00′00″ W.; to lat. 45°49′00″ N., long. 119°45′00″ W.; to lat. 47°00′00″ N., long. 119°45′00″ W.; to lat. 47°00′00″ N., long. 118°00′00″ W.; thence to the point of origin. Issued in Seattle, Washington, on October 27, 2014. Clark Desing, Manager, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center. [FR Doc. 2014–26283 Filed 11–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:26 Nov 05, 2014 Jkt 235001 [Docket Number USCG–2014–0419] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; University of Cincinnati Bearcats Football Fireworks; Ohio River, Mile 470.4–470.8; Cincinnati, OH Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River, surface to bottom, extending from Ohio River mile 470.4 to mile 470.8 at Cincinnati, Ohio. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons and property from potential damage and safety hazards during the University of Cincinnati Bearcats Football Fireworks. During the period of enforcement, no vessels may be located within this Coast Guard safety zone. Entry into this Coast Guard safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or other designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective without actual notice from November 6, 2014 until December 6, 2014. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from September 12, 2014, until November 6, 2014. The scheduled enforcement times and dates for this rule are: From 9:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on September 12 and 20; October 4 and 24; November 13; and December 6, 2014. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble are part of docket USCG– 2014–0419. To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this rulemaking. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or email Chief Petty Officer Kevin Cador, Marine Safety Detachment Cincinnati, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 513–921– 9033 x2109, email Kevin.L.Cador@ uscg.mil or Petty Officer John Joeckel, SUMMARY: Paragraph 6004 Class E airspace areas designated as an extension to Class D or Class E surface area. * 33 CFR Part 165 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 65895 Marine Safety Detachment Cincinnati, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 513–921– 9033 x2114, email John.R.Joeckel@ uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Acronyms COTP Captain of the Port DHS Department of Homeland Security FR Federal Register NPRM Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Regulatory History and Information The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary final rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment pursuant to authority under section 4(a) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553(b)). This provision authorizes an agency to issue a rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment when the agency for good cause finds that those procedures are ‘‘impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest.’’ Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for not publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) with respect to this rule. The Coast Guard was made aware of the schedule for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats Football Fireworks on August 6, 2014. There are potential hazards associated with fireworks displays over or on the Ohio River and a safety zone is required to protect persons and property on or near the waterway during the displays. Completing the NPRM process and providing notice and a comment period is contrary to the public interest because it would delay this rule and the immediate safety measures it provides. Additionally, the University of Cincinnati’s game schedule and these fireworks displays are advertised to the local community by and through the University of Cincinnati organization. Delaying the safety zone effective date to complete the NPRM process would be impracticable as it would interfere with the advertised and planned for displays and would unnecessarily interfere with contractual obligations related to these events. For the same reasons, under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Providing a full 30 days notice would be impracticable and would unnecessarily delay the effective date of this rule. Delaying the effective date would also be contrary to public interest since immediate action is necessary to protect E:\FR\FM\06NOR1.SGM 06NOR1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2014-0305; Airspace Docket No. 14-AWP-2]


Establishment and Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Santa 
Rosa, CA

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This action establishes Class E airspace and modifies Class D 
and E airspace at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, 
CA. This action, initiated by the FAAs biennial review of the airspace 
area, enhances the safety and management of instrument flight rules 
(IFR) operations at the airport. Class D and E airspace is amended to 
reflect the airport's name change. Also, a minor adjustment is made to 
the geographic coordinates of the airport.

DATES: Effective date, 0901 UTC, January 8, 2015. The Director of the 
Federal Register approves this incorporation by reference action under 
1 CFR Part 51, subject to the annual revision of FAA Order 7400.9 and 
publication of conforming amendments.

ADDRESSES: FAA Order 7400.9Y, Airspace Designations and Reporting 
Points, and subsequent amendments can be viewed online at http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/. The Order is also available for 
inspection at 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.
    FAA Order 7400.9, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, is 
published yearly and effective on September 15. For further 
information, you can contact the Airspace Policy and Regulations Group, 
Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20591; telephone: 202-267-8783.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Roberts, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 
Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203-4517.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

History

    On July 15, 2014 the FAA published in the Federal Register a notice 
of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend controlled airspace at Charles 
M. Shulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA (79 FR 41148). 
Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking 
effort by submitting written comments on the proposal to the FAA. No 
comments were received. Subsequent to publication, the FAA found an 
adjustment to the geographic coordinates of the airport was needed. 
Except for editorial changes, and the changes noted above, this rule is 
the same as that published in the NPRM.
    Class D airspace and Class E airspace designations are published in 
paragraphs 5000, 6004 and 6005, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.9Y, 
dated August 6, 2014, and effective September 15, 2014, which is 
incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D and E airspace 
designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in 
that Order.

The Rule

    This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 
Part 71 by establishing Class E airspace designated as an extension to 
the Class D and E surface area with a segment extending 14 miles 
northwest from the 4.3-mile radius of Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County 
Airport, Santa Rosa, CA. Class E airspace extending upward from 700 
feet above the surface is modified with segments extending 23 miles 
northwest, 28 miles southeast, and 13 miles southwest of the airport, 
and adds the airport name and geographic coordinates missing in the 
airspace designation. A biennial review of the airspace found these 
modifications necessary for the safety and management of IFR operations 
at the airport. The description for the Class D airspace reflects the 
airport name change from Santa Rosa/Sonoma County Airport to Charles M. 
Schulz-Sonoma County Airport. The geographic coordinates of the airport 
are updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
    The FAA has determined 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 
only affects air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified 
this rule, when promulgated, does 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 discusses 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 I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with 
prescribing regulations to assign the use of airspace necessary to 
ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This 
regulation is within the scope of that authority as it amends 
controlled airspace at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa 
Rosa, CA.

Environmental Review

    The FAA has determined that this action qualifies for categorical 
exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act in accordance 
with FAA Order 1050.1E, ``Environmental Impacts: Policies and 
Procedures,'' paragraph 311a. This airspace action is not expected to 
cause any potentially significant environmental impacts, and no 
extraordinary circumstances exist, that warrant preparation of an 
environmental assessment.

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:

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 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]

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2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR Part 71.1 of the Federal 
Aviation Administration Order 7400.9Y, Airspace Designations and 
Reporting Points, dated August 6, 2014, and effective September 15, 
2014 is amended as follows:

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Paragraph 5000 Class D airspace.

* * * * *

AWP CA D Santa Rosa, CA [Amended]

Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, CA
    (Lat. 38[deg]30'32'' N., long. 122[deg]48'46'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 
2,600 feet MSL within a 4.3-mile radius of Santa Rosa/Charles M. 
Schulz-Sonoma County Airport. 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 6004 Class E airspace areas designated as an extension to 
Class D or Class E surface area.

* * * * *

AWP CA E4 Santa Rosa, CA [New]

Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, CA
    (Lat. 38[deg]30'32'' N., long. 122[deg]48'46'' W.)
    That airspace extending upward from the surface within 2 miles 
either side of the 342[deg] bearing from the Charles M. Schulz-
Sonoma County Airport, CA, extending from the 4.3 mile radius of the 
airport to 14 miles northwest of the airport.

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

* * * * *

AWP CA E5 Santa Rosa, CA [Amended]

Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, CA
    (Lat. 38[deg]30'32'' N., long. 122[deg]48'46'' W.)
    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
bounded by a line beginning at lat. 38[deg]53'25'' N., long. 
122[deg]52'34'' W.; to lat. 38[deg]37'07'' N., long. 
122[deg]46'02.00'' W.; to 38[deg]22'08'' N., long. 122[deg]38'28'' 
W.; lat. 38[deg]06'41'' N., long. 122[deg]29'59'' W.; lat. 
38[deg]02'10'' N., long. 122[deg]44'09'' W.; lat. 38[deg]17'57'' N., 
long. 122[deg]54'37'' W.; lat. 38[deg]22'58'' N., long. 
123[deg]02'34'' W.; lat. 38[deg]29'12'' N., long. 122[deg]56'32'' 
W.; lat. 38[deg]33'48'' N., long. 123[deg]00'47'' W.; lat. 
38[deg]50'14'' N., long. 123[deg]07'20'' W. thence to the point of 
origin; that airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the 
surface bounded by a line beginning at lat. 45[deg]49'00'' N., long. 
118[deg]00'00'' W.; to lat. 45[deg]49'00'' N., long. 119[deg]45'00'' 
W.; to lat. 47[deg]00'00'' N., long. 119[deg]45'00'' W.; to lat. 
47[deg]00'00'' N., long. 118[deg]00'00'' W.; thence to the point of 
origin.

    Issued in Seattle, Washington, on October 27, 2014.
Clark Desing,
Manager, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center.
[FR Doc. 2014-26283 Filed 11-5-14; 8:45 am]
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