Amendment and Establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes; Northeastern United States, 51327-51329 [2020-18046]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Rules and Regulations Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on August 17, 2020. Steven T. Phillips, Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, ATO Central Service Center. [FR Doc. 2020–18284 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2020–0186; Airspace Docket No. 19–ANE–5] RIN 2120–AA66 Amendment and Establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes; Northeastern United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action amends low altitude RNAV route T–300, and establish low altitude RNAV routes T– 391, T–393, and T–395 in the northeastern United States. The changes reduce the dependency of the National Airspace System (NAS) on groundbased navigational systems, and assist with the transition to a more efficient Performance Based Navigation (PBN) route structure. This action also provides RNAV routing in support the FAA’s VOR Minimum Operating Network (VOR MON) program. DATES: Effective date 0901 UTC, November 5, 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 Rules and Regulations 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: Sean Hook, Rules and Regulations jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:44 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 Group, Office of Policy, 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 would expand the availability of RNAV in the northeastern United States to improve the efficiency of the NAS by lessening the dependency on ground-based navigation aids. History The FAA published a notice of proposed rulemaking for Docket No. FAA–2020–0186 in the Federal Register (85 FR 16582; March 24, 2020) amending low altitude RNAV route T– 300, and establishing low altitude RNAV routes T–391, T–393, and T–395 in the northeastern United States. Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written comments on the proposal. No comments were received. United States Area Navigation routes are published in paragraph 6011 of FAA Order 7400.2D, dated August 8, 2019, and effective September 15, 2019, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The RNAV routes listed in the document will be subsequently published 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 The FAA is amending Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 51327 by amending low altitude RNAV route T–300, and establishing low altitude RNAV routes T–391, T–393, and T–395, in the northeastern United States. This action expands the availability of RNAV and improves the efficiency of the NAS by reducing the dependency on groundbased navigation systems. The T-routes provide RNAV capability in the northeast U.S. where certain VOR navigation aids are planned for decommissioning as part of the FAA’s VOR MON program. The following is a general description of the routes. T–300: T–300 is an existing route that currently extends between the Albany, NY (ALB) VORTAC, and the Martha’s Vineyard, MA (MVY), VOR/DME. The FAA is extending T–300 north of the Albany, NY (ALB), VORTAC to the SSENA, NY, waypoint (WP). The SSENA, NY, WP is located in the vicinity of the Massena, NY (MSS), VORTAC which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. The following points are inserted between the Albany VORTAC and the SSENA WP: OTOLE, NY, Fix; GASSY, NY, Fix; OPDIE, NY, WP; UUBER, NY, WP; JONNN, NY, Fix; and the STANK, NY, WP. T–300 overlies VOR Federal airway V–203 between the Albany VORTAC, and the GASSY, NY, Fix. From that point, T–300 offsets to the east of V– 203, passing through the OPDIE, NY, WP; UUBER, NY, WP; JONNN, NY, Fix; and STANK, NY, WP, to the SSENA, NY, WP. The FAA is removing the Norwich, CT (ORW), VOR/DME; the FALMA, RI, Fix; and the Martha’s Vineyard, MA, VOR/DME from the T–300 route description. The Norwich VOR/DME is replaced by the YANCT, CT, Fix which is inserted in the route description between the NELLIE, CT, Fix, and the MINNK, RI, Fix. The YANCT WP is located in the vicinity of the Norwich VOR/DME which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. Finally, the current T–300 route segment that extends between the MINNK, RI, Fix, and the Martha’s Vineyard VOR/DME is removed from the route and that end of the route is realigned to proceed from the MINNK Fix southeastward to the NEWBE, RI, Fix, and the DEEPO, MA, fix. T–391: T–391 is a new route that overlies VOR Federal airway V–29 between the TUMPS, NY, Fix, and the Massena, NY (MSS), VORTAC. T–391 extends between the TUMPS Fix and the SSENA, NY, WP. The SSENA WP is located in the vicinity of the Massena VORTAC, as described under T–300, above. T–391 includes following points between the TUMPS Fix and the SSENA WP: Syracuse, NY (SYR), VORTAC; E:\FR\FM\20AUR1.SGM 20AUR1 51328 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Rules and Regulations PAGER, NY, Fix; BRUIN, NY, Fix; Watertown, NY (ART) VORTAC; WILRD, NY, Fix; and the LETUS, NY, Fix. T–393: T–393 is a new route that overlies VOR Federal airway V–151 between the GAILS, MA, Fix, and the Burlington, VT (BTV), VOR/DME. The following points are included between the GAILS Fix and the Burlington VOR/ DME: INNDY, MA, Fix; Providence, RI (PVD) VOR/DME; FOSTY, RI, Fix; PUTNM, CT, WP; GRIPE, MA, Fix; Gardner, MA (GDM), VOR/DME; KEYNN, NH, WP; STRUM, NH, Fix; UNKER, NH, Fix; MCADM, NH, Fix; LBNON, NH, WP; ZIECH, VT, Fix; DAVID, VT, Fix; Montpelier, VT (MPV), VOR/DME; CEVIB, VT, Fix; and the POROE, VT, Fix. The PUTNM, CT WP is located in the vicinity of the Putnam, CT (PUT), VOR/ DME which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. The KEYNN, NH, WP is located in the vicinity of the Keene, NH (EEN), VORTAC which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. The LBNON, NH, WP is located in the vicinity of the Lebanon, NH (LEB), VOR/DME which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. T–395: T–395 is a new route that overlies VOR Federal airway V–322 between the Concord, NH (CON), VOR/ DME and the BRLIN, NH, WP. The BRLIN WP is located in the vicinity of the Berlin, NH (BML), VOR/DME, which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. The following points is included between the Concord VOR/ DME and the BRLIN WP: YECKA, NH, Fix; GRUMP, NH, Fix; LAROE, NH, Fix; NOTTY, NH, Fix; WYLIE, ME, Fix; and the JOBBY, NH, Fix. 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. 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 amending low altitude RNAV route T–300, and establishing low altitude RNAV routes T–391, T–393, and T–395 in the northeastern United States 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 has determined 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 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 effective September 15, 2019, is amended as follows: ■ Paragraph 6011 United States Area Navigation Routes. * * * T–300 SSENA, NY to DEEPO, MA [Amended] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with RULES SSENA, NY STANK, NY JONNN, NY UUBER, NY OPDIE, NY GASSY, NY OTOLE, NY Albany, NY (ALB) NELIE, CT YANTC, CT MINNK, RI NEWBE, RI DEEPO, MA WP WP FIX WP WP FIX FIX VORTAC FIX WP FIX FIX FIX * * T–391 TUMPS, NY to SSENA, NY [New] TUMPS, NY Syracuse, NY (SYR) PAGER, NY BRUIN, NY Watertown, NY (ART) VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 * FIX VORTAC FIX FIX VORTAC PO 00000 Frm 00028 (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. * * (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. Fmt 4700 44°54′51.43″ 44°47′00.00″ 44°34′13.71″ 44°28′00.25″ 44°16′46.05″ 43°24′53.26″ 42°56′58.56″ 42°44′50.21″ 41°56′27.64″ 41°33′22.81″ 41°21′40.67″ 41°12′24.39″ 41°06′53.96″ long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. * 43°01′18.27″ 43°09′37.87″ 43°25′25.64″ 43°39′59.04″ 43°57′07.67″ Sfmt 4700 N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, 074°43′21.31″ 074°07′00.00″ 074°01′38.96″ 074°01′10.54″ 074°00′14.41″ 073°57′50.84″ 073°51′05.77″ 073°48′11.47″ 072°41′18.88″ 071°59′56.95″ 071°25′27.20″ 071°04′26.92″ 070°50′09.85″ W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) * long. long. long. long. long. 076°10′04.09″ 076°12′16.41″ 076°09′30.34″ 076°06′55.97″ 076°03′52.66″ E:\FR\FM\20AUR1.SGM W) W) W) W) W) 20AUR1 * * Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Rules and Regulations WILRD, NY LETUS, NY SSENA, NY FIX FIX WP (Lat. 44°15′43.61″ N, long. 075°47′03.12″ W) (Lat. 44°37′22.34″ N, long. 075°27′11.44″ W) (Lat. 44°54′51.43″ N, long. 074°43′21.31″ W) * * * T–393 GAILS, MA to Burlington, VT (BTV) [New] GAILS, MA FIX INNDY, MA FIX Providence, RI (PVD) VOR/DME FOSTY, RI FIX PUTNM, CT WP FIX GRIPE, MA Gardner, MA (GDM) VOR/DME KEYNN, NH WP STRUM, NH FIX UNKER, NH FIX MCADM, NH FIX LBNON, NH WP ZIECH, VT FIX FIX DAVID, VT Montpelier, VT (MPV) VOR/DME CEVIB, VT FIX POROE, VT FIX Burlington, VT (BTV) VOR/DME * * * T–395 Concord, NH (CON) to BRLIN, NH [New] Concord, NH (CON) VOR/DME YECKA, NH FIX GRUMP, NH FIX FIX LAROE, NH NOTTY, NH FIX WYLIE, ME FIX JOBBY, NH FIX BRLIN, NH WP * * * * * Issued in Washington, DC, on August 13, 2020. Scott M. Rosenbloom, Acting Manager, Rules and Regulations Group. [FR Doc. 2020–18046 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2019–0815; Airspace Docket No. 19–ASW–8] RIN 2120–AA66 Revocation, Amendment, and Establishment of Multiple Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes Due to the Decommissioning of the Greene County, MS, VOR Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action removes Jet Route J–590, amends VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V–11 and V–70, and establishes Area Navigation (RNAV) routes T–362 and T–365. The FAA is taking this action due to the planned decommissioning of the VOR portion of the Greene County, MS (GCV), VOR/Tactical Air Navigation jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Aug 19, 2020 * * (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. * * 41°52′08.51″ 41°46′19.19″ 41°43′27.63″ 41°50′35.46″ 41°57′19.65″ 42°08′08.87″ 42°32′45.31″ 42°47′39.99″ 42°55′51.18″ 43°20′55.19″ 43°32′44.84″ 43°40′44.43″ 43°49′58.39″ 43°54′35.43″ 44°05′07.74″ 44°11′40.96″ 44°13′28.02″ 44°23′49.58″ * (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. (Lat. N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, * long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. * 43°13′11.23″ 43°28′08.16″ 43°33′05.83″ 43°44′58.72″ 44°01′57.29″ 44°14′36.30″ 44°24′34.54″ 44°38′00.82″ N, N, N, N, N, N, N, N, Jkt 250001 long. long. long. long. long. long. long. long. (VORTAC) navigation aid (NAVAID). The Greene County VOR is being decommissioned in support of the FAA’s VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program. Effective date 0901 UTC, November 5, 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. DATES: 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 Rules and Regulations 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: Colby Abbott, Rules and Regulations Group, Office of Policy, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–8783. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 070°24′07.69″ 071°05′55.93″ 071°25′46.71″ 071°38′31.34″ 071°50′38.76″ 071°54′32.47″ 072°03′29.48″ 072°17′30.35″ 072°16′48.88″ 072°14′40.50″ 072°13′39.34″ 072°12′58.18″ 072°18′14.50″ 072°20′53.51″ 072°26′57.76″ 072°42′15.29″ 072°46′26.54″ 073°10′57.48″ W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) * ADDRESSES: 14 CFR Part 71 51329 071°34′31.63″ 071°26′13.93″ 071°23′27.86″ 071°16′47.95″ 071°07′11.43″ 070°59′57.84″ 071°04′43.11″ 071°11′10.32″ W) W) W) W) W) W) W) W) 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 would modify the route structure as necessary to preserve the safe and efficient flow of air traffic within the National Airspace System. History The FAA published a notice of proposed rulemaking for Docket No. FAA–2019–0815 in the Federal Register (84 FR 64797; November 25, 2019), removing Jet Route J–590, amending VOR Federal airways V–11 and V–70, and establishing RNAV routes T–362 and T–365 due to the planned decommissioning of the VOR portion of E:\FR\FM\20AUR1.SGM 20AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 162 (Thursday, August 20, 2020)]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-18046]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2020-0186; Airspace Docket No. 19-ANE-5]
RIN 2120-AA66


Amendment and Establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes; 
Northeastern United States

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This action amends low altitude RNAV route T-300, and 
establish low altitude RNAV routes T-391, T-393, and T-395 in the 
northeastern United States. The changes reduce the dependency of the 
National Airspace System (NAS) on ground-based navigational systems, 
and assist with the transition to a more efficient Performance Based 
Navigation (PBN) route structure. This action also provides RNAV 
routing in support the FAA's VOR Minimum Operating Network (VOR MON) 
program.

DATES: Effective date 0901 UTC, November 5, 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 Rules and Regulations 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: Sean Hook, Rules and Regulations 
Group, Office of Policy, 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 would expand the availability of RNAV in the 
northeastern United States to improve the efficiency of the NAS by 
lessening the dependency on ground-based navigation aids.

History

    The FAA published a notice of proposed rulemaking for Docket No. 
FAA-2020-0186 in the Federal Register (85 FR 16582; March 24, 2020) 
amending low altitude RNAV route T-300, and establishing low altitude 
RNAV routes T-391, T-393, and T-395 in the northeastern United States. 
Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking 
effort by submitting written comments on the proposal. No comments were 
received.
    United States Area Navigation routes are published in paragraph 
6011 of FAA Order 7400.2D, dated August 8, 2019, and effective 
September 15, 2019, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. 
The RNAV routes listed in the document will be subsequently published 
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

    The FAA is amending Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 
part 71 by amending low altitude RNAV route T-300, and establishing low 
altitude RNAV routes T-391, T-393, and T-395, in the northeastern 
United States. This action expands the availability of RNAV and 
improves the efficiency of the NAS by reducing the dependency on 
ground-based navigation systems. The T-routes provide RNAV capability 
in the northeast U.S. where certain VOR navigation aids are planned for 
decommissioning as part of the FAA's VOR MON program. The following is 
a general description of the routes.
    T-300: T-300 is an existing route that currently extends between 
the Albany, NY (ALB) VORTAC, and the Martha's Vineyard, MA (MVY), VOR/
DME. The FAA is extending T-300 north of the Albany, NY (ALB), VORTAC 
to the SSENA, NY, waypoint (WP). The SSENA, NY, WP is located in the 
vicinity of the Massena, NY (MSS), VORTAC which is planned for 
decommissioning at a later date. The following points are inserted 
between the Albany VORTAC and the SSENA WP: OTOLE, NY, Fix; GASSY, NY, 
Fix; OPDIE, NY, WP; UUBER, NY, WP; JONNN, NY, Fix; and the STANK, NY, 
WP. T-300 overlies VOR Federal airway V-203 between the Albany VORTAC, 
and the GASSY, NY, Fix. From that point, T-300 offsets to the east of 
V-203, passing through the OPDIE, NY, WP; UUBER, NY, WP; JONNN, NY, 
Fix; and STANK, NY, WP, to the SSENA, NY, WP.
    The FAA is removing the Norwich, CT (ORW), VOR/DME; the FALMA, RI, 
Fix; and the Martha's Vineyard, MA, VOR/DME from the T-300 route 
description. The Norwich VOR/DME is replaced by the YANCT, CT, Fix 
which is inserted in the route description between the NELLIE, CT, Fix, 
and the MINNK, RI, Fix. The YANCT WP is located in the vicinity of the 
Norwich VOR/DME which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. 
Finally, the current T-300 route segment that extends between the 
MINNK, RI, Fix, and the Martha's Vineyard VOR/DME is removed from the 
route and that end of the route is realigned to proceed from the MINNK 
Fix southeastward to the NEWBE, RI, Fix, and the DEEPO, MA, fix.
    T-391: T-391 is a new route that overlies VOR Federal airway V-29 
between the TUMPS, NY, Fix, and the Massena, NY (MSS), VORTAC. T-391 
extends between the TUMPS Fix and the SSENA, NY, WP. The SSENA WP is 
located in the vicinity of the Massena VORTAC, as described under T-
300, above. T-391 includes following points between the TUMPS Fix and 
the SSENA WP: Syracuse, NY (SYR), VORTAC;

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PAGER, NY, Fix; BRUIN, NY, Fix; Watertown, NY (ART) VORTAC; WILRD, NY, 
Fix; and the LETUS, NY, Fix.
    T-393: T-393 is a new route that overlies VOR Federal airway V-151 
between the GAILS, MA, Fix, and the Burlington, VT (BTV), VOR/DME. The 
following points are included between the GAILS Fix and the Burlington 
VOR/DME: INNDY, MA, Fix; Providence, RI (PVD) VOR/DME; FOSTY, RI, Fix; 
PUTNM, CT, WP; GRIPE, MA, Fix; Gardner, MA (GDM), VOR/DME; KEYNN, NH, 
WP; STRUM, NH, Fix; UNKER, NH, Fix; MCADM, NH, Fix; LBNON, NH, WP; 
ZIECH, VT, Fix; DAVID, VT, Fix; Montpelier, VT (MPV), VOR/DME; CEVIB, 
VT, Fix; and the POROE, VT, Fix.
    The PUTNM, CT WP is located in the vicinity of the Putnam, CT 
(PUT), VOR/DME which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. 
The KEYNN, NH, WP is located in the vicinity of the Keene, NH (EEN), 
VORTAC which is planned for decommissioning at a later date. The LBNON, 
NH, WP is located in the vicinity of the Lebanon, NH (LEB), VOR/DME 
which is planned for decommissioning at a later date.
    T-395: T-395 is a new route that overlies VOR Federal airway V-322 
between the Concord, NH (CON), VOR/DME and the BRLIN, NH, WP. The BRLIN 
WP is located in the vicinity of the Berlin, NH (BML), VOR/DME, which 
is planned for decommissioning at a later date. The following points is 
included between the Concord VOR/DME and the BRLIN WP: YECKA, NH, Fix; 
GRUMP, NH, Fix; LAROE, NH, Fix; NOTTY, NH, Fix; WYLIE, ME, Fix; and the 
JOBBY, NH, Fix.
    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. 
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 amending low altitude 
RNAV route T-300, and establishing low altitude RNAV routes T-391, T-
393, and T-395 in the northeastern United States 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 has determined 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 7400.11D, 
Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2019, and 
effective September 15, 2019, is amended as follows:

Paragraph 6011 United States Area Navigation Routes.

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T-300 SSENA, NY to DEEPO, MA [Amended]
 
SSENA, NY                                         WP                            (Lat. 44[deg]54'51.43'' N, long. 074[deg]43'21.31'' W)
STANK, NY                                         WP                            (Lat. 44[deg]47'00.00'' N, long. 074[deg]07'00.00'' W)
JONNN, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]34'13.71'' N, long. 074[deg]01'38.96'' W)
UUBER, NY                                         WP                            (Lat. 44[deg]28'00.25'' N, long. 074[deg]01'10.54'' W)
OPDIE, NY                                         WP                            (Lat. 44[deg]16'46.05'' N, long. 074[deg]00'14.41'' W)
GASSY, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]24'53.26'' N, long. 073[deg]57'50.84'' W)
OTOLE, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 42[deg]56'58.56'' N, long. 073[deg]51'05.77'' W)
Albany, NY (ALB)                                  VORTAC                        (Lat. 42[deg]44'50.21'' N, long. 073[deg]48'11.47'' W)
NELIE, CT                                         FIX                           (Lat. 41[deg]56'27.64'' N, long. 072[deg]41'18.88'' W)
YANTC, CT                                         WP                            (Lat. 41[deg]33'22.81'' N, long. 071[deg]59'56.95'' W)
MINNK, RI                                         FIX                           (Lat. 41[deg]21'40.67'' N, long. 071[deg]25'27.20'' W)
NEWBE, RI                                         FIX                           (Lat. 41[deg]12'24.39'' N, long. 071[deg]04'26.92'' W)
DEEPO, MA                                         FIX                           (Lat. 41[deg]06'53.96'' N, long. 070[deg]50'09.85'' W)
 
                                                                      * * * * * * *
T-391 TUMPS, NY to SSENA, NY [New]
 
TUMPS, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]01'18.27'' N, long. 076[deg]10'04.09'' W)
Syracuse, NY (SYR)                                VORTAC                        (Lat. 43[deg]09'37.87'' N, long. 076[deg]12'16.41'' W)
PAGER, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]25'25.64'' N, long. 076[deg]09'30.34'' W)
BRUIN, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]39'59.04'' N, long. 076[deg]06'55.97'' W)
Watertown, NY (ART)                               VORTAC                        (Lat. 43[deg]57'07.67'' N, long. 076[deg]03'52.66'' W)

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WILRD, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]15'43.61'' N, long. 075[deg]47'03.12'' W)
LETUS, NY                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]37'22.34'' N, long. 075[deg]27'11.44'' W)
SSENA, NY                                         WP                            (Lat. 44[deg]54'51.43'' N, long. 074[deg]43'21.31'' W)
 
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T-393 GAILS, MA to Burlington, VT (BTV) [New]
 
GAILS, MA                                         FIX                           (Lat. 41[deg]52'08.51'' N, long. 070[deg]24'07.69'' W)
INNDY, MA                                         FIX                           (Lat. 41[deg]46'19.19'' N, long. 071[deg]05'55.93'' W)
Providence, RI (PVD)                              VOR/DME                       (Lat. 41[deg]43'27.63'' N, long. 071[deg]25'46.71'' W)
FOSTY, RI                                         FIX                           (Lat. 41[deg]50'35.46'' N, long. 071[deg]38'31.34'' W)
PUTNM, CT                                         WP                            (Lat. 41[deg]57'19.65'' N, long. 071[deg]50'38.76'' W)
GRIPE, MA                                         FIX                           (Lat. 42[deg]08'08.87'' N, long. 071[deg]54'32.47'' W)
Gardner, MA (GDM)                                 VOR/DME                       (Lat. 42[deg]32'45.31'' N, long. 072[deg]03'29.48'' W)
KEYNN, NH                                         WP                            (Lat. 42[deg]47'39.99'' N, long. 072[deg]17'30.35'' W)
STRUM, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 42[deg]55'51.18'' N, long. 072[deg]16'48.88'' W)
UNKER, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]20'55.19'' N, long. 072[deg]14'40.50'' W)
MCADM, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]32'44.84'' N, long. 072[deg]13'39.34'' W)
LBNON, NH                                         WP                            (Lat. 43[deg]40'44.43'' N, long. 072[deg]12'58.18'' W)
ZIECH, VT                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]49'58.39'' N, long. 072[deg]18'14.50'' W)
DAVID, VT                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]54'35.43'' N, long. 072[deg]20'53.51'' W)
Montpelier, VT (MPV)                              VOR/DME                       (Lat. 44[deg]05'07.74'' N, long. 072[deg]26'57.76'' W)
CEVIB, VT                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]11'40.96'' N, long. 072[deg]42'15.29'' W)
POROE, VT                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]13'28.02'' N, long. 072[deg]46'26.54'' W)
Burlington, VT (BTV)                               VOR/DME                      (Lat. 44[deg]23'49.58'' N, long. 073[deg]10'57.48'' W)
 
                                                                      * * * * * * *
T-395 Concord, NH (CON) to BRLIN, NH [New]
 
Concord, NH (CON)                                 VOR/DME                       (Lat. 43[deg]13'11.23'' N, long. 071[deg]34'31.63'' W)
YECKA, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]28'08.16'' N, long. 071[deg]26'13.93'' W)
GRUMP, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]33'05.83'' N, long. 071[deg]23'27.86'' W)
LAROE, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 43[deg]44'58.72'' N, long. 071[deg]16'47.95'' W)
NOTTY, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]01'57.29'' N, long. 071[deg]07'11.43'' W)
WYLIE, ME                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]14'36.30'' N, long. 070[deg]59'57.84'' W)
JOBBY, NH                                         FIX                           (Lat. 44[deg]24'34.54'' N, long. 071[deg]04'43.11'' W)
BRLIN, NH                                         WP                            (Lat. 44[deg]38'00.82'' N, long. 071[deg]11'10.32'' W)
 

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    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 13, 2020.
Scott M. Rosenbloom,
Acting Manager, Rules and Regulations Group.
[FR Doc. 2020-18046 Filed 8-19-20; 8:45 am]
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