Modification of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes in the Vicinity of Richmond, IN, 24403-24405 [2018-11327]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 29, 2018 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2017–1144; Airspace Docket No. 16–AGL–30] RIN 2120–AA66 Modification of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes in the Vicinity of Richmond, IN Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action modifies five VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways (V–12, V–214, V–340, V–467, and V–517) and one low altitude area navigation (RNAV) route (T–213) in the vicinity of Richmond, IN. The FAA is taking this action due to the planned decommissioning of the Richmond, IN, VHF Omnidirectional Range/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC) navigation aid (NAVAID) which provides navigation guidance for portions of the affected ATS routes. Overall, this action enhances the safety and management of aircraft within the National Airspace System (NAS). DATES: Effective date 0901 UTC, September 13, 2018. 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 7400.11 and publication of conforming amendments. ADDRESSES: FAA Order 7400.11B, 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 7400.11B at NARA, call (202) 741–6030, or go to http:// www.archives.gov/federal_register/ code_of_federal-regulations/ibr_ locations.html. FAA Order 7400.11, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, is published yearly and effective on September 15. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colby Abbott, Airspace Policy Group, Office of Airspace Services, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 jstallworth on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:11 May 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–8783. 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 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 modifies the NAS route structure as necessary to preserve the safe and efficient flow of air traffic. History The FAA published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register for Docket No. FAA– 2017–1144 (83 FR 1582; January 12, 2018). The NPRM proposed to amend VOR Federal airways V–12, V–214, V– 340, V–467, and V–517, and RNAV route T–213, due to the planned decommissioning of the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written comments on the proposal. One supportive comment was received. Availability and Summary of Documents for Incorporation by Reference This document amends FAA Order 7400.11B, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 3, 2017, and effective September 15, 2017. FAA Order 7400.11B is publicly available as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.11B lists Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and reporting points. Differences From the NPRM In the NPRM, the FAA proposed to remove the V–517 airway segment between the Cincinnati, OH, VORTAC and the Dayton, OH, VOR/Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME). That proposed amendment incorrectly listed the state reference for the Cincinnati, KY, VORTAC as ‘‘OH’’ in the proposed amendment and in the regulatory text for V–517. The corrected V–517 amendment is to remove the airway segment between the Cincinnati, KY, PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 24403 VORTAC and the Dayton, OH, VOR/ DME and the V–517 regulatory text is to reflect the airway ending at the Cincinnati, KY, VORTAC. This rule corrects the state reference for the Cincinnati, KY, VORTAC. The Rule The FAA is amending Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 to modify VOR Federal airways V–12, V–214, V–340, V–467, and V–517, and low altitude RNAV route T–213. The planned decommissioning of the Richmond, IN, VORTAC has made these actions necessary. The VOR Federal airway and RNAV T-route changes are outlined below. V–12: V–12 extends between the Gaviota, CA, VORTAC and the Pottstown, PA, VORTAC. This rule removes the airway segment between the Shelbyville, IN, VOR/Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME) and the Allegheny, PA, VOR/DME. The unaffected portions of the existing airway remain as charted. V–214: V–214 extends between the Kokomo, IN, VORTAC and the Richmond, IN, VORTAC; and between the intersection of the Appleton, OH, VORTAC 236° and Zanesville, OH, VOR/DME 274° radials (GLOOM fix) and the Teterboro, NJ, VOR/DME. This rule removes the airway segment between the Muncie, IN, VOR/DME and the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. The unaffected portions of the existing airway remain as charted. V–340: V–340 extends between the intersection of the Peotone, IL, VORTAC 053° and Knox, IN, VOR/DME 297° radials (BEARZ fix) and the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. This rule removes the airway segment between the Fort Wayne, IN, VORTAC and the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. The unaffected portions of the existing airway remain as charted. V–467: V–467 extends between the Richmond, IN, VORTAC and the Detroit, MI, VOR/DME. This rule removes the airway segment between the Richmond, IN, VORTAC and the Waterville, OH, VOR/DME. The unaffected portion of the existing airway remains as charted. V–517: V–517 extends between the Snowbird, TN, VORTAC and Dayton, OH, VOR/DME. This rule removes the airway segment between the Cincinnati, KY, VORTAC and the Dayton, OH, VOR/DME. The unaffected portions of the existing airway remain as charted. T–213: T–213 extends between the Louisville, KY, VORTAC and Richmond, IN, VORTAC. This rule removes the VOR portion of the Richmond, IN, VORTAC from service E:\FR\FM\29MYR1.SGM 29MYR1 24404 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 29, 2018 / Rules and Regulations and retains the Richmond, IN, DME equipment, with the same three-letter identifier, in service at the same location. Additionally, the VORTAC and DME three-letter identifiers are added to the first line of the RNAV route description. The existing RNAV route remains as charted. All radials in the route descriptions are unchanged and stated in True degrees. VOR Federal airways are published in paragraph 6010(a), and United States Area Navigation Routes (low altitude Troutes) are published in paragraph 6011, of FAA Order 7400.11B dated August 3, 2017, and effective September 15, 2017, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The VOR Federal airways and RNAV T-route listed in this document will be subsequently published 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. It, therefore: (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under Department of Transportation (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 that 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. Environmental Review The FAA has determined that this action of modifying five VOR Federal airways and one low altitude RNAV route qualifies for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act and its implementing regulations at 40 CFR part 1500, and in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, Paragraph 5–6.5a, which categorically excludes from further environmental impact review rulemaking actions that designate or modify classes of airspace areas, airways, routes, and reporting points (see 14 CFR part 71, Designation of Class A, B, C, D, and E Airspace Areas; Air Traffic Service Routes; and Reporting Points). As such, this action is not expected to cause any potentially significant environmental impacts. In accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, paragraph 5–2 regarding Extraordinary Circumstances, the FAA has reviewed this action for factors and circumstances in which a normally categorically excluded action may have a significant environmental impact requiring further analysis. The FAA determined that no extraordinary circumstances exist that warrant preparation of an environmental assessment or environmental impact study. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 71 as follows: jstallworth on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with RULES 14:11 May 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 Paragraph 6010(a) Domestic VOR Federal Airways. * * * * * V–12 [Amended] From Gaviota, CA; San Marcus, CA; Palmdale, CA; 38 miles, 6 miles wide, Hector, CA; 12 miles, 38 miles, 85 MSL, 14 miles, 75 MSL, Needles, CA; 45 miles, 34 miles, 95 MSL, Drake, AZ; Winslow, AZ; 30 miles, 85 MSL, Zuni, NM; Albuquerque, NM; Otto, NM; Anton Chico, NM; Tucumcari, NM; Amarillo, TX; Mitbee, OK; Anthony, KS; Wichita, KS; Emporia, KS; INT Emporia 063° and Napoleon, MO, 243° radials; Napoleon; INT Napoleon 095° and Columbia, MO, 292° radials; Columbia; Foristell, MO; Troy, IL; Bible Grove, IL; to Shelbyville, IN. From Allegheny, PA; Johnstown, PA; Harrisburg, PA; INT Harrisburg 092° and Pottstown, PA, 278° radials; to Pottstown. * * * * * V–214 [Amended] From Kokomo IN, Marion, IN; to Muncie, IN. From INT Appleton, OH, 236° and Zanesville, OH, 274° radials; Zanesville; Bellaire, OH; INT Bellaire 107° and Grantsville, MD, 285° radials; Grantsville; Martinsburg, WV; INT Martinsburg 094° and Baltimore, MD, 300° radials; Baltimore; INT Baltimore 093° and Dupont, DE, 223° radials; Dupont; Yardley, PA; to Teterboro, NJ. * * * * * V–340 [Amended] PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS From INT Peotone, IL, 053° and Knox, IN, 297° radials; Knox; to Fort Wayne, IN. * * * * * V–467 [Amended] From Waterville, OH; to Detroit, MI. 1. The authority citation for 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. From Snowbird, TN; INT Snowbird 329° and London, KY, 141° radials; London; INT London 004° and Falmouth, KY, 164° radials; Falmouth; to Cincinnati, KY. ■ § 71.1 [Amended] * 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.11B, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 3, 2017 and PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 * * * * V–517 [Amended] ■ T–213 LOUISVILLE, KY (IIU) TO RICHMOND, IN (RID) [AMENDED] Louisville, KY VORTAC (Lat. 38°06′13″ N, long. 85°34′39″ (IIU) GAMKE, IN WP (Lat. 38°46′13″ N, long. 85°14′35″ MILAN, IN FIX (Lat. 39°21′22″ N, long. 85°19′01″ Richmond, IN DME (Lat. 39°45′18″ N, long. 84°50′20″ (RID) VerDate Sep<11>2014 effective September 15, 2017, is amended as follows: * * * * Paragraph 6011 United States Area Navigation Routes * * * W) W) W) W) E:\FR\FM\29MYR1.SGM 29MYR1 * * Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 29, 2018 / Rules and Regulations * * * * Dated: May 22, 2018. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. * Issued in Washington, DC, on May 21, 2018. Rodger A. Dean Jr., Manager, Airspace Policy Group. [FR Doc. 2018–11397 Filed 5–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [FR Doc. 2018–11327 Filed 5–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P 24405 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0437] DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army 32 CFR Part 636 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, Bronx, New York AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. ACTION: Department of the Army [Docket ID: USA–2018–HQ–0006] 32 CFR Part 632 [Docket ID: USA–2017–HQ–0010] Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision (Specific Installations) RIN 0702–AA87 Use of Force by Personnel Engaged in Law Enforcement and Security Duties Department of the Army, DoD. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: This final rule removes DoD’s regulation concerning the use of force by Department of the Army personnel engaged in law enforcement and security duties. This part conveys internal Army policy and procedures, and is unnecessary. DATES: This rule is effective on May 29, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jimmy Blankenship at 703–697–7024. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It has been determined that publication of this CFR part removal for public comment is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on removing DoD internal policies and procedures that are publically available on the Department’s website. DoD internal guidance will continue to be published in Army Regulation 190–14, ‘‘Carrying of Firearms and Use of Force for Law Enforcement and Security Duties,’’ available at https:// armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/ PubForm/AR.aspx. This rule is not significant under Executive Order (E.O.) 12866, ‘‘Regulatory Planning and Review,’’ therefore, E.O. 13771, ‘‘Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs’’ does not apply. jstallworth on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 632 PART 632—[REMOVED] Accordingly, by the authority of 5 U.S.C. 301, 32 CFR part 632 is removed. ■ 14:11 May 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 AGENCY: ACTION: Department of the Army, DoD. Final rule. This final rule removes DoD’s regulation concerning the use of motor vehicles on specific military installations. This part conveys Army policy and procedures duplicated in 32 CFR part 634, and it is unnecessary. SUMMARY: DATES: This rule is effective on May 29, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Perkins at 703–614–3309. It has been determined that publication of this CFR part removal for public comment is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on content which is duplicated in 32 CFR part 634. DoD internal guidance will continue to be published in Army Regulation 190–5, ‘‘Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision,’’ available at https:// armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/ PubForm/AR.aspx. This rule is not significant under Executive Order (E.O.) 12866, ‘‘Regulatory Planning and Review,’’ therefore, E.O. 13771, ‘‘Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs’’ does not apply. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 636 Federal buildings and facilities, Traffic regulations. PART 636—[REMOVED] Accordingly, by the authority of 5 U.S.C. 301, 32 CFR part 636 is removed. ■ Law enforcement, Military law, Military personnel, Security measures. VerDate Sep<11>2014 The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metro North (Park Avenue) Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 2.1, at Bronx, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to open for marine traffic with 24 hour advance notice during construction in the bridge control room. DATES: This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m. on June 4, 2018, to 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0437 is available at 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 deviation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Judy Leung-Yee, Bridge Management Specialist, First District Bridge Branch, U.S. Coast Guard, telephone 212–514–4336, email Judy.K.Leung-Yee@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MTA Metro-North Railroad, the bridge owner, requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to allow the bridge to open for marine traffic with 24 hour advance notice during construction in the bridge control room. The Metro North (Park Avenue) Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 2.1, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 25 feet at mean high water and 30 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.789(c). Under this temporary deviation, from 12:01 a.m. on June 4, 2018, to 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2018 the Metro North (Park Avenue) Bridge shall open on signal provided if at least a twenty-four hour advance notice is given. The draw need not open for the passage of vessel traffic from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The waterway is transited by commercial and recreational traffic. The SUMMARY: RIN 0702–AA90 Dated: May 22, 2018. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–11396 Filed 5–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\29MYR1.SGM 29MYR1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2017-1144; Airspace Docket No. 16-AGL-30]
RIN 2120-AA66


Modification of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes in the Vicinity 
of Richmond, IN

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This action modifies five VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) 
Federal airways (V-12, V-214, V-340, V-467, and V-517) and one low 
altitude area navigation (RNAV) route (T-213) in the vicinity of 
Richmond, IN. The FAA is taking this action due to the planned 
decommissioning of the Richmond, IN, VHF Omnidirectional Range/Tactical 
Air Navigation (VORTAC) navigation aid (NAVAID) which provides 
navigation guidance for portions of the affected ATS routes. Overall, 
this action enhances the safety and management of aircraft within the 
National Airspace System (NAS).

DATES: Effective date 0901 UTC, September 13, 2018. 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 7400.11 and publication of conforming amendments.

ADDRESSES: FAA Order 7400.11B, 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 7400.11B at NARA, call (202) 741-6030, or go 
to http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/code_of_federal-regulations/ibr_locations.html.
    FAA Order 7400.11, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, is 
published yearly and effective on September 15.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colby Abbott, Airspace Policy Group, 
Office of Airspace Services, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 
Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267-
8783.

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 
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 modifies the NAS route structure as necessary to 
preserve the safe and efficient flow of air traffic.

History

    The FAA published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the 
Federal Register for Docket No. FAA-2017-1144 (83 FR 1582; January 12, 
2018). The NPRM proposed to amend VOR Federal airways V-12, V-214, V-
340, V-467, and V-517, and RNAV route T-213, due to the planned 
decommissioning of the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. Interested parties were 
invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written 
comments on the proposal. One supportive comment was received.

Availability and Summary of Documents for Incorporation by Reference

    This document amends FAA Order 7400.11B, Airspace Designations and 
Reporting Points, dated August 3, 2017, and effective September 15, 
2017. FAA Order 7400.11B is publicly available as listed in the 
ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.11B lists Class A, 
B, C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and 
reporting points.

Differences From the NPRM

    In the NPRM, the FAA proposed to remove the V-517 airway segment 
between the Cincinnati, OH, VORTAC and the Dayton, OH, VOR/Distance 
Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME). That proposed amendment incorrectly 
listed the state reference for the Cincinnati, KY, VORTAC as ``OH'' in 
the proposed amendment and in the regulatory text for V-517. The 
corrected V-517 amendment is to remove the airway segment between the 
Cincinnati, KY, VORTAC and the Dayton, OH, VOR/DME and the V-517 
regulatory text is to reflect the airway ending at the Cincinnati, KY, 
VORTAC. This rule corrects the state reference for the Cincinnati, KY, 
VORTAC.

The Rule

    The FAA is amending Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 
part 71 to modify VOR Federal airways V-12, V-214, V-340, V-467, and V-
517, and low altitude RNAV route T-213. The planned decommissioning of 
the Richmond, IN, VORTAC has made these actions necessary. The VOR 
Federal airway and RNAV T-route changes are outlined below.
    V-12: V-12 extends between the Gaviota, CA, VORTAC and the 
Pottstown, PA, VORTAC. This rule removes the airway segment between the 
Shelbyville, IN, VOR/Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME) and the 
Allegheny, PA, VOR/DME. The unaffected portions of the existing airway 
remain as charted.
    V-214: V-214 extends between the Kokomo, IN, VORTAC and the 
Richmond, IN, VORTAC; and between the intersection of the Appleton, OH, 
VORTAC 236[deg] and Zanesville, OH, VOR/DME 274[deg] radials (GLOOM 
fix) and the Teterboro, NJ, VOR/DME. This rule removes the airway 
segment between the Muncie, IN, VOR/DME and the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. 
The unaffected portions of the existing airway remain as charted.
    V-340: V-340 extends between the intersection of the Peotone, IL, 
VORTAC 053[deg] and Knox, IN, VOR/DME 297[deg] radials (BEARZ fix) and 
the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. This rule removes the airway segment between 
the Fort Wayne, IN, VORTAC and the Richmond, IN, VORTAC. The unaffected 
portions of the existing airway remain as charted.
    V-467: V-467 extends between the Richmond, IN, VORTAC and the 
Detroit, MI, VOR/DME. This rule removes the airway segment between the 
Richmond, IN, VORTAC and the Waterville, OH, VOR/DME. The unaffected 
portion of the existing airway remains as charted.
    V-517: V-517 extends between the Snowbird, TN, VORTAC and Dayton, 
OH, VOR/DME. This rule removes the airway segment between the 
Cincinnati, KY, VORTAC and the Dayton, OH, VOR/DME. The unaffected 
portions of the existing airway remain as charted.
    T-213: T-213 extends between the Louisville, KY, VORTAC and 
Richmond, IN, VORTAC. This rule removes the VOR portion of the 
Richmond, IN, VORTAC from service

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and retains the Richmond, IN, DME equipment, with the same three-letter 
identifier, in service at the same location. Additionally, the VORTAC 
and DME three-letter identifiers are added to the first line of the 
RNAV route description. The existing RNAV route remains as charted.
    All radials in the route descriptions are unchanged and stated in 
True degrees.
    VOR Federal airways are published in paragraph 6010(a), and United 
States Area Navigation Routes (low altitude T-routes) are published in 
paragraph 6011, of FAA Order 7400.11B dated August 3, 2017, and 
effective September 15, 2017, which is incorporated by reference in 14 
CFR 71.1. The VOR Federal airways and RNAV T-route listed in this 
document will be subsequently published 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. 
It, therefore: (1) Is not a ``significant regulatory action'' under 
Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ``significant rule'' under 
Department of Transportation (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 that 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.

Environmental Review

    The FAA has determined that this action of modifying five VOR 
Federal airways and one low altitude RNAV route qualifies for 
categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act and 
its implementing regulations at 40 CFR part 1500, and in accordance 
with FAA Order 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, 
Paragraph 5-6.5a, which categorically excludes from further 
environmental impact review rulemaking actions that designate or modify 
classes of airspace areas, airways, routes, and reporting points (see 
14 CFR part 71, Designation of Class A, B, C, D, and E Airspace Areas; 
Air Traffic Service Routes; and Reporting Points). As such, this action 
is not expected to cause any potentially significant environmental 
impacts. In accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, paragraph 5-2 regarding 
Extraordinary Circumstances, the FAA has reviewed this action for 
factors and circumstances in which a normally categorically excluded 
action may have a significant environmental impact requiring further 
analysis. The FAA determined that no extraordinary circumstances exist 
that warrant preparation of an environmental assessment or 
environmental impact study.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air).

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 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 7400.11B, 
Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 3, 2017 and 
effective September 15, 2017, is amended as follows:

Paragraph 6010(a) Domestic VOR Federal Airways.

* * * * *

V-12 [Amended]

    From Gaviota, CA; San Marcus, CA; Palmdale, CA; 38 miles, 6 
miles wide, Hector, CA; 12 miles, 38 miles, 85 MSL, 14 miles, 75 
MSL, Needles, CA; 45 miles, 34 miles, 95 MSL, Drake, AZ; Winslow, 
AZ; 30 miles, 85 MSL, Zuni, NM; Albuquerque, NM; Otto, NM; Anton 
Chico, NM; Tucumcari, NM; Amarillo, TX; Mitbee, OK; Anthony, KS; 
Wichita, KS; Emporia, KS; INT Emporia 063[deg] and Napoleon, MO, 
243[deg] radials; Napoleon; INT Napoleon 095[deg] and Columbia, MO, 
292[deg] radials; Columbia; Foristell, MO; Troy, IL; Bible Grove, 
IL; to Shelbyville, IN. From Allegheny, PA; Johnstown, PA; 
Harrisburg, PA; INT Harrisburg 092[deg] and Pottstown, PA, 278[deg] 
radials; to Pottstown.
* * * * *

V-214 [Amended]

    From Kokomo IN, Marion, IN; to Muncie, IN. From INT Appleton, 
OH, 236[deg] and Zanesville, OH, 274[deg] radials; Zanesville; 
Bellaire, OH; INT Bellaire 107[deg] and Grantsville, MD, 285[deg] 
radials; Grantsville; Martinsburg, WV; INT Martinsburg 094[deg] and 
Baltimore, MD, 300[deg] radials; Baltimore; INT Baltimore 093[deg] 
and Dupont, DE, 223[deg] radials; Dupont; Yardley, PA; to Teterboro, 
NJ.
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V-340 [Amended]

    From INT Peotone, IL, 053[deg] and Knox, IN, 297[deg] radials; 
Knox; to Fort Wayne, IN.
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V-467 [Amended]

    From Waterville, OH; to Detroit, MI.
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V-517 [Amended]

    From Snowbird, TN; INT Snowbird 329[deg] and London, KY, 
141[deg] radials; London; INT London 004[deg] and Falmouth, KY, 
164[deg] radials; Falmouth; to Cincinnati, KY.
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Paragraph 6011 United States Area Navigation Routes

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T-213 Louisville, KY (IIU) to Richmond, IN (RID) [Amended]
 
Louisville, KY (IIU)    VORTAC                 (Lat. 38[deg]06'13'' N, long. 85[deg]34'39'' W)
GAMKE, IN               WP                     (Lat. 38[deg]46'13'' N, long. 85[deg]14'35'' W)
MILAN, IN               FIX                    (Lat. 39[deg]21'22'' N, long. 85[deg]19'01'' W)
Richmond, IN (RID)      DME                    (Lat. 39[deg]45'18'' N, long. 84[deg]50'20'' W)
 


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    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 21, 2018.
Rodger A. Dean Jr.,
Manager, Airspace Policy Group.
[FR Doc. 2018-11327 Filed 5-25-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-13-P