Amendment of the Class E Airspace; Bowling Green and Somerset, KY, 7447-7448 [2020-02491]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 27 / Monday, February 10, 2020 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2019–0834; Airspace Docket No. 19–ASO–22] RIN 2120–AA66 Amendment of the Class E Airspace; Bowling Green and Somerset, KY Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action amends the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area and the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, and Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY. This action is due to an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Bowling Green VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) navigation aid, which provided navigation information for the instrument procedures at these airports, as part of the VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) Program. The name and geographic coordinates of Lake Cumberland Regional Airport are also being updated to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. DATES: Effective 0901 UTC, May 21, 2020. 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 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, and subsequent amendments can be viewed online at https:// 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 7400.11D at NARA, email fedreg.legal@nara.gov or go to https:// www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ ibr-locations.html. 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:55 Feb 07, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 amends the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area and the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, and Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY, to support instrument flight rule operations at these airports. History The FAA published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register (84 FR 65036; November 26, 2019) for Docket No. FAA–2019–0834 to amend the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area and the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, and Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY. Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written comments on the proposal to the FAA. One comment was received that did not pertain to this action. No response is provided. Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6002, and 6005, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.11D, dated August 8, 2019, and effective September 15, 2019, 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. Availability and Summary of Documents for Incorporation by Reference This document amends FAA Order 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2019, and effective September 15, 2019. FAA Order 7400.11D is publicly available as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.11D lists Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas, PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 7447 air traffic service routes, and reporting points. The Rule This amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71: Amends the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, by removing the Bowling Green VORTAC and associated extension from the airspace legal description; and adds an extension within 1 mile each side of the 030° bearing from the airport extending from the 4.2-mile radius to 4.5 miles north of the airport; Amends the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area at Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY, by removing the Bowling Green VORTAC from the airspace legal description; adds an extension within 1 mile each side of the 043° bearing from the airport extending from the 4-mile radius to 4.8 miles northeast of the airport; and updates the name and geographic coordinates of Lake Cumberland Regional Airport (previously Somerset—Pulaski County—J.T. Wilson Field Airport) to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database; Amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface to within a 6.7-mile radius (increased from a 6.6-mile radius) of Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport; and removes the Bowling Green VORTAC and associated extension from the airspace legal description; And amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface to within a 6.5-mile radius (decreased from an 8.6-mile radius) of Lake Cumberland Regional Airport; removes the Cumberland River NDB and associated extension as they are no longer required; adds an extension 8 miles south and 3.8 miles north of the 228° bearing from the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05–LOC extending from the 6.5-mile radius of the Lake Cumberland Regional Airport to 10 miles southwest of the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05–LOC; and updates the name and geographic coordinates of the Lake Cumberland Regional Airport (previously Somerset— Pulaski County—J.T. Wilson Field Airport) to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. This action is the result of an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Bowling Green VOR, which provided navigation information for the instrument procedures at these airports, as part of the VOR MON Program. E:\FR\FM\10FER1.SGM 10FER1 7448 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 27 / Monday, February 10, 2020 / Rules and Regulations FAA Order 7400.11, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, is published yearly and effective on September 15. 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 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. OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Paragraph 6002 Class E Airspace Areas Designated as a Surface Area. 15 CFR Part 2013 * RIN 0350–AA11 * * * PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 1. The authority citation for part 71 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(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 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2019, and 15:55 Feb 07, 2020 * * Somerset, KY [Amended] Paragraph 6005 Class E Airspace Areas Extending Upward From 700 Feet or More Above the Surface of the Earth. * * * * Bowling Green, KY [Amended] Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, KY (Lat. 36°57′52″ N, long. 86°25′11″ W) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.7-mile radius of Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport. * * * ASO KY E5 * * Somerset, KY [Amended] Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, KY (Lat. 37°03′13″ N, long. 84°36′56″ W) Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05–LOC, KY (Lat. 37°03′38″ N, long. 84°36′28″ W) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within an 6.5-mile radius of the Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, and within 8 miles south and 3.8 miles north of the 228° bearing from the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05–LOC extending from the 6.5-mile radius of the Lake Cumberland Regional Airport to 10 miles southwest of the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05–LOC. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on February 3, 2020. Marty Skinner, Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, ATO Central Service Center. [FR Doc. 2020–02491 Filed 2–7–20; 8:45 am] ■ VerDate Sep<11>2014 * Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, KY (Lat. 37°03′13″ N, long. 84°36′56″ W) Within a 4-mile radius of Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, and within 1 mile each side of the 043° bearing from the airport extending from the 4-mile radius to 4.8 miles northeast of the airport. ASO KY E5 In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 71 as follows: * Bowling Green, KY [Amended] ASO KY E2 * Adoption of the Amendment * Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, KY (Lat. 36°57′52″ N, long. 86°25′11″ W) Within a 4.2-mile radius of Bowling GreenWarren County Regional Airport, and within 1 mile each side of the 030° bearing from the airport extending from the 4.2-mile radius to 4.5 miles north of the airport. The FAA has determined that this action qualifies for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures,’’ paragraph 5–6.5.a. 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. Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). * ASO KY E2 Environmental Review Lists of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with RULES effective September 15, 2019, is amended as follows: Jkt 250001 Removal of Rule Designating Developing and Least-Developed Country Designations Under the Countervailing Duty Law Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the U.S. Trade Representative is publishing a notice updating the designations of World Trade Organization (WTO) Members that are eligible for special de minimis countervailable subsidy and negligible import volume standards under the countervailing duty (CVD) law. This rule removes the regulations of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), that contain the designations superseded by the notice. DATES: The final rule will become effective February 10, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant General Counsel David P. Lyons at 202–395–9446 or David.P.Lyons@ustr.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Background USTR last updated part 2013 in 1998. See 63 FR 29945 (June 2, 1998). In order to provide more timely updates, USTR has determined that giving notice in the Federal Register rather than through a rulemaking is preferable. Accordingly, USTR is removing part 2013 and, elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, is publishing a notice updating the designations of WTO Members that are eligible for special de minimis countervailable subsidy and negligible import volume standards under the CVD law. Removal of part 2013 also is consistent with the goals of Executive Order 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Cost (January 30, 2017). II. Regulatory Flexibility Act USTR has considered the impact of the final rule and determined that it is not likely to have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small business entities because it is applicable only to USTR’s internal operations and legal obligations. See 5 U.S.C. 601 et seq. BILLING CODE 4910–13–P III. Paperwork Reduction Act The final rule does not contain any information collection requirement that PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\10FER1.SGM 10FER1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2019-0834; Airspace Docket No. 19-ASO-22]
RIN 2120-AA66


Amendment of the Class E Airspace; Bowling Green and Somerset, KY

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This action amends the Class E airspace area designated as a 
surface area and the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet 
above the surface at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, 
Bowling Green, KY, and Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY. 
This action is due to an airspace review caused by the decommissioning 
of the Bowling Green VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) navigation aid, 
which provided navigation information for the instrument procedures at 
these airports, as part of the VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) 
Program. The name and geographic coordinates of Lake Cumberland 
Regional Airport are also being updated to coincide with the FAA's 
aeronautical database.

DATES: Effective 0901 UTC, May 21, 2020. 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 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and Reporting 
Points, and subsequent amendments can be viewed online at https://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 7400.11D at NARA, email [email protected] 
or go to https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html.

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 amends the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area and 
the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, and 
Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY, to support instrument 
flight rule operations at these airports.

History

    The FAA published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal 
Register (84 FR 65036; November 26, 2019) for Docket No. FAA-2019-0834 
to amend the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area and the 
Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at 
Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, and 
Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY. Interested parties were 
invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written 
comments on the proposal to the FAA. One comment was received that did 
not pertain to this action. No response is provided.
    Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6002, and 
6005, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.11D, dated August 8, 2019, and 
effective September 15, 2019, 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.

Availability and Summary of Documents for Incorporation by Reference

    This document amends FAA Order 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and 
Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2019, and effective September 15, 
2019. FAA Order 7400.11D is publicly available as listed in the 
ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.11D lists Class A, 
B, C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and 
reporting points.

The Rule

    This amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 
part 71:
    Amends the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area at 
Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, by 
removing the Bowling Green VORTAC and associated extension from the 
airspace legal description; and adds an extension within 1 mile each 
side of the 030[deg] bearing from the airport extending from the 4.2-
mile radius to 4.5 miles north of the airport;
    Amends the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area at 
Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY, by removing the Bowling 
Green VORTAC from the airspace legal description; adds an extension 
within 1 mile each side of the 043[deg] bearing from the airport 
extending from the 4-mile radius to 4.8 miles northeast of the airport; 
and updates the name and geographic coordinates of Lake Cumberland 
Regional Airport (previously Somerset--Pulaski County--J.T. Wilson 
Field Airport) to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database;
    Amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above 
the surface to within a 6.7-mile radius (increased from a 6.6-mile 
radius) of Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport; and removes 
the Bowling Green VORTAC and associated extension from the airspace 
legal description;
    And amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet 
above the surface to within a 6.5-mile radius (decreased from an 8.6-
mile radius) of Lake Cumberland Regional Airport; removes the 
Cumberland River NDB and associated extension as they are no longer 
required; adds an extension 8 miles south and 3.8 miles north of the 
228[deg] bearing from the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05-LOC 
extending from the 6.5-mile radius of the Lake Cumberland Regional 
Airport to 10 miles southwest of the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05-
LOC; and updates the name and geographic coordinates of the Lake 
Cumberland Regional Airport (previously Somerset--Pulaski County--J.T. 
Wilson Field Airport) to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
    This action is the result of an airspace review caused by the 
decommissioning of the Bowling Green VOR, which provided navigation 
information for the instrument procedures at these airports, as part of 
the VOR MON Program.

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    FAA Order 7400.11, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, is 
published yearly and effective on September 15.

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 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 qualifies for categorical 
exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act in accordance 
with FAA Order 1050.1F, ``Environmental Impacts: Policies and 
Procedures,'' paragraph 5-6.5.a. 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.

Lists 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

0
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]

0
2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.11D, 
Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2019, and 
effective September 15, 2019, is amended as follows:

Paragraph 6002 Class E Airspace Areas Designated as a Surface Area.

* * * * *

ASO KY E2 Bowling Green, KY [Amended]

Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, KY
    (Lat. 36[deg]57'52'' N, long. 86[deg]25'11'' W)

    Within a 4.2-mile radius of Bowling Green-Warren County Regional 
Airport, and within 1 mile each side of the 030[deg] bearing from 
the airport extending from the 4.2-mile radius to 4.5 miles north of 
the airport.
* * * * *

ASO KY E2 Somerset, KY [Amended]

Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, KY
    (Lat. 37[deg]03'13'' N, long. 84[deg]36'56'' W)

    Within a 4-mile radius of Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, and 
within 1 mile each side of the 043[deg] bearing from the airport 
extending from the 4-mile radius to 4.8 miles northeast of the 
airport.

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

* * * * *

ASO KY E5 Bowling Green, KY [Amended]

Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, KY
    (Lat. 36[deg]57'52'' N, long. 86[deg]25'11'' W)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.7-mile radius of Bowling Green-Warren County Regional 
Airport.
* * * * *

ASO KY E5 Somerset, KY [Amended]

Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, KY
    (Lat. 37[deg]03'13'' N, long. 84[deg]36'56'' W)
Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05-LOC, KY
    (Lat. 37[deg]03'38'' N, long. 84[deg]36'28'' W)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within an 6.5-mile radius of the Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, 
and within 8 miles south and 3.8 miles north of the 228[deg] bearing 
from the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05-LOC extending from the 
6.5-mile radius of the Lake Cumberland Regional Airport to 10 miles 
southwest of the Lake Cumberland Regional: RWY 05-LOC.

    Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on February 3, 2020.
Marty Skinner,
Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, ATO Central Service Center.
[FR Doc. 2020-02491 Filed 2-7-20; 8:45 am]
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