Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Kansas Towns; Belleville, KS; Johnson, KS; Marysville, KS; Pittsburg, KS; and Washington, KS, 17420-17421 [2016-06938]

Download as PDF 17420 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / Proposed Rules mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057–3356; telephone 425–227–1137; fax 425–227–1149. Information may be emailed to: 9-ANM-116AMOC-REQUESTS@faa.gov. Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/certificate holding district office. The AMOC approval letter must specifically reference this AD. (2) Contacting the Manufacturer: For any requirement in this AD to obtain corrective actions from a manufacturer, the action must be accomplished using a method approved by the Manager, International Branch, ANM– 116, Transport Airplane Directorate, FAA; or the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA); or Fokker B.V. Service’s EASA Design Organization Approval (DOA). 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For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call 425–227–1221. Issued in Renton, Washington, on March 20, 2016. Michael Kaszycki, Acting Manager Transport Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2016–07022 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Mar 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2016–4234; Airspace Docket No. 16–ACE–3] Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Kansas Towns; Belleville, KS; Johnson, KS; Marysville, KS; Pittsburg, KS; and Washington, KS Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to modify Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Belleville Municipal Airport, Belleville, KS; Stanton County Municipal, Johnson, KS; Marysville Municipal Airport, Marysville, KS; Atkinson Municipal Airport, Atkinson, KS; and Washington County Memorial Airport, Washington, KS. Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacon (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures have made this action necessary for the safe management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the above airports. This action also updates the geographic coordinates at Marysville Municipal Airport and Atkinson Municipal Airport to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 13, 2016. 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–2016–4234; Airspace Docket No. 16–ACE–3, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Office (telephone 1–800–647–5527), is on the ground floor of the building at the above address. FAA Order 7400.9Z, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, and subsequent amendments can be viewed online at http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/ publications/. For further information, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 you can contact the Airspace Policy Group, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: 202–267–8783. The Order is also available for inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of FAA Order 7400.9Z 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 CONTACT: Jeffrey Claypool, Federal Aviation Administration, Operations Support Group, Central Service Center, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177; telephone (817) 222–5711. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority for This Rulemaking 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 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 would amend Class E airspace at Belleville Municipal Airport, Belleville, KS; Stanton County Municipal, Johnson, KS; Marysville Municipal Airport, Marysville, KS; Atkinson Municipal Airport, Atkinson, KS; and Washington County Memorial Airport, Washington, KS. 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 E:\FR\FM\29MRP1.SGM 29MRP1 17421 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / Proposed Rules 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–2016–4234/Airspace Docket No. 16–ACE–3.’’ The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. 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 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, Central Service Center, Operations Support Group, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177. 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS Availability and Summary of Documents Proposed for Incorporation by Reference This document would amend FAA Order 7400.9Z, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 6, 2015, and effective September 15, 2015. FAA Order 7400.9Z is publicly available as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.9Z lists Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and reporting points. 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 Belleville Municipal Airport, Belleville, KS; Stanton County Municipal, Johnson, KS; Marysville Municipal Airport, Marysville, KS; Atkinson Municipal Airport, Atkinson, KS; and Washington VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Mar 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 County Memorial Airport, Washington, KS. Airspace reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of non-directional radio beacons (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures at the above airports. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of the standard instrument approach procedures for IFR operations at the airports. The geographic coordinates for Atkinson Municipal Airport would be updated to be in concert with the FAA aeronautical database. Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6005 of FAA Order 7400.9Z, dated August 6, 2015, and effective September 15, 2015, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E airspace designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in the Order. Regulatory Notices and Analyses The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current, is non-controversial and unlikely to result in adverse or negative comments. 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, would not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Environmental Review This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, ‘‘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: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 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(f), 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 FAA Order 7400.9Z, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 6, 2015, and effective September 15, 2015, is amended as follows: ■ Paragraph 6005: Class E Airspace Areas Extending Upward From 700 Feet or More Above the Surface of the Earth. * * ACE KS E5 * * * Belleville, KS [Amended] Belleville Municipal Airport, KS (Lat. 39°49′04″ N., long. 97°39′35″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.4-mile radius of Belleville Municipal Airport. ACE KS E5 Johnson, KS [Amended] Stanton County Municipal Airport, KS (Lat. 37°35′07″ N., long. 101°43′56″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.6-mile radius of Stanton County Municipal Airport. ACE KS E5 Marysville, KS [Amended] Marysville Municipal Airport, IA (Lat. 39°51′23″ N., long. 96°37′51″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.5-mile radius of Marysville Municipal Airport. ACE KS E5 Pittsburg, KS [Amended] Pittsburg, Atkinson Municipal Airport, KS (Lat. 37°26′58″ N., long. 94°43′52″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.6-mile radius of Atkinson Municipal Airport. ACE KS E5 Washington, KS [Amended] Washington County Memorial Airport, KS (Lat. 39°44′07″ N., long. 97°02′51″ W.) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.3-mile radius of Washington County Memorial Airport. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 16, 2016. Walter Tweedy, Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, Central Service Center. [FR Doc. 2016–06938 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P E:\FR\FM\29MRP1.SGM 29MRP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 60 (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06938]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2016-4234; Airspace Docket No. 16-ACE-3]


Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Kansas 
Towns; Belleville, KS; Johnson, KS; Marysville, KS; Pittsburg, KS; and 
Washington, KS

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 extending 
upward from 700 feet above the surface at Belleville Municipal Airport, 
Belleville, KS; Stanton County Municipal, Johnson, KS; Marysville 
Municipal Airport, Marysville, KS; Atkinson Municipal Airport, 
Atkinson, KS; and Washington County Memorial Airport, Washington, KS. 
Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacon (NDB), cancellation of 
NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures 
have made this action necessary for the safe management of Instrument 
Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the above airports. This action also 
updates the geographic coordinates at Marysville Municipal Airport and 
Atkinson Municipal Airport to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical 
database.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 13, 2016.

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-2016-
4234; Airspace Docket No. 16-ACE-3, at the beginning of your comments. 
You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. You may review the public docket containing the 
proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in 
the Dockets Office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Office (telephone 1-800-
647-5527), is on the ground floor of the building at the above address.
    FAA Order 7400.9Z, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, and 
subsequent amendments can be viewed online at http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/. For further information, you can contact the 
Airspace Policy Group, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: 202-267-8783. 
The Order is also available for inspection at the National Archives and 
Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of 
FAA Order 7400.9Z 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 CONTACT: Jeffrey Claypool, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Operations Support Group, Central Service Center, 10101 
Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177; telephone (817) 222-5711.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Authority for This Rulemaking

    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 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 would amend Class E airspace at Belleville Municipal Airport, 
Belleville, KS; Stanton County Municipal, Johnson, KS; Marysville 
Municipal Airport, Marysville, KS; Atkinson Municipal Airport, 
Atkinson, KS; and Washington County Memorial Airport, Washington, KS.

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

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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-2016-4234/
Airspace Docket No. 16-ACE-3.'' The postcard will be date/time stamped 
and returned to the commenter.

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 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal 
holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal 
business hours at the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic 
Organization, Central Service Center, Operations Support Group, 10101 
Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177.
    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.

Availability and Summary of Documents Proposed for Incorporation by 
Reference

    This document would amend FAA Order 7400.9Z, Airspace Designations 
and Reporting Points, dated August 6, 2015, and effective September 15, 
2015. FAA Order 7400.9Z is publicly available as listed in the 
ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.9Z lists Class A, B, 
C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and reporting 
points.

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 Belleville Municipal Airport, 
Belleville, KS; Stanton County Municipal, Johnson, KS; Marysville 
Municipal Airport, Marysville, KS; Atkinson Municipal Airport, 
Atkinson, KS; and Washington County Memorial Airport, Washington, KS. 
Airspace reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of 
non-directional radio beacons (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, 
and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures at the above 
airports. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and 
management of the standard instrument approach procedures for IFR 
operations at the airports. The geographic coordinates for Atkinson 
Municipal Airport would be updated to be in concert with the FAA 
aeronautical database.
    Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6005 of 
FAA Order 7400.9Z, dated August 6, 2015, and effective September 15, 
2015, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E 
airspace designations listed in this document will be published 
subsequently in the Order.

Regulatory Notices and Analyses

    The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an 
established body of technical regulations for which frequent and 
routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current, is 
non-controversial and unlikely to result in adverse or negative 
comments. 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, would not have a 
significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities 
under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

Environmental Review

    This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in 
accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, ``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

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1. The authority citation for 14 CFR part 71 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 
10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.


Sec.  71.1  [Amended]

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2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.9Z, 
Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 6, 2015, and 
effective September 15, 2015, is amended as follows:

Paragraph 6005: Class E Airspace Areas Extending Upward From 700 
Feet or More Above the Surface of the Earth.

* * * * *

ACE KS E5 Belleville, KS [Amended]

Belleville Municipal Airport, KS
    (Lat. 39[deg]49'04'' N., long. 97[deg]39'35'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.4-mile radius of Belleville Municipal Airport.

ACE KS E5 Johnson, KS [Amended]

Stanton County Municipal Airport, KS
    (Lat. 37[deg]35'07'' N., long. 101[deg]43'56'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.6-mile radius of Stanton County Municipal Airport.

ACE KS E5 Marysville, KS [Amended]

Marysville Municipal Airport, IA
    (Lat. 39[deg]51'23'' N., long. 96[deg]37'51'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.5-mile radius of Marysville Municipal Airport.

ACE KS E5 Pittsburg, KS [Amended]

Pittsburg, Atkinson Municipal Airport, KS
    (Lat. 37[deg]26'58'' N., long. 94[deg]43'52'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.6-mile radius of Atkinson Municipal Airport.

ACE KS E5 Washington, KS [Amended]

Washington County Memorial Airport, KS
    (Lat. 39[deg]44'07'' N., long. 97[deg]02'51'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.3-mile radius of Washington County Memorial Airport.

    Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 16, 2016.
Walter Tweedy,
Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, Central Service Center.
[FR Doc. 2016-06938 Filed 3-28-16; 8:45 am]
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