Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace, Revocation of Class E Airspace and Establishment of Class E Airspace; Carbondale and Marion, IL, 28724-28726 [2021-11231]

Download as PDF 28724 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 102 / Friday, May 28, 2021 / Proposed Rules does not warrant preparation of a regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, would not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Environmental Review This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures’’ prior to any FAA final regulatory action. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Proposed Amendment Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, the Federal Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 1. The authority citation for 14 CFR part 71 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp., p. 389. § 71.1 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2019, and effective September 15, 2019, is amended as follows: ■ Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace. * * * * * ASW TX D Waco, TX [Amended] Waco Regional Airport, TX (Lat. 31°36′44″ N, long. 97°13′49″ W) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 3,000 feet MSL within a 4.2-mile radius of Waco Regional Airport, and within 1 mile each side of the 149° bearing from the airport extending from the 4.2-mile radius from the airport to 4.3 miles southeast of the airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific dates in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be published in the Chart Supplement. ASW TX D Waco, TX [Amended] TSTC Waco Airport, TX (Lat. 31°38′16″ N, long. 97°04′27″ W) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 3,000 feet MSL VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 May 27, 2021 Jkt 253001 within a 4.4-mile radius of TSTC Waco Airport, excluding that airspace within the Waco Regional Airport Class D airspace and Class E surface area airspace. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be published in the Chart Supplement. Paragraph 6002 Class E Airspace Areas Designated as Surface Areas. * * * * * ASW TX E2 Waco, TX [Amended] Waco Regional Airport, TX (Lat. 31°36′44″ N, long. 97°13′49″ W) That airspace extending upward from the surface within a 4.2-mile radius of Waco Regional Airport, and within 1 mile each side of the 149° bearing from the airport extending from the 4.2-mile radius from the airport to 4.3 miles southeast of the airport. This Class E airspace area is effective during the specific dates in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be published in the Chart Supplement. ASW TX E2 Waco, TX [Established] TSTC Waco Airport, TX (Lat. 31°38′16″ N, long. 97°04′27″ W) That airspace extending upward from the surface within a 4.4-mile radius of TSTC Waco Airport, excluding that airspace within the Waco Regional Airport Class D airspace and Class E surface area airspace. This Class E airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be published in the Chart Supplement. 328° radial from the Waco VORTAC extending from the 6.7-mile radius of Waco Regional Airport to 10 miles northwest of the Waco VORTAC, and within a 6.9-mile radius of TSTC Waco Airport, and within a 6.6-mile radius of McGregor Executive Airport, and within 1 mile each side of the 179° bearing from the McGregor Executive Airport extending from the 6.6-mile radius of McGregor Executive Airport to 6.7 miles south of McGregor Executive Airport, and within 6 miles each side of the 005° radial from the Waco VORTAC extending from the Waco VORTAC to 10 miles north of the Waco VORTAC, and within 6 miles each side of the 185° radial from the Waco VORTAC extending from the 6.6-mile radius of McGregor Executive Airport to the Waco VORTAC. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 24, 2021. Martin A. Skinner, Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, ATO Central Service Center. [FR Doc. 2021–11233 Filed 5–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2021–0387; Airspace Docket No. 21–AGL–24] RIN 2120–AA66 Paragraph 6005 Class E Airspace Areas Extending Upward From 700 Feet or More Above the Surface of the Earth. Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace, Revocation of Class E Airspace and Establishment of Class E Airspace; Carbondale and Marion, IL * AGENCY: * * * * ASW TX E5 Waco, TX [Established] Marlin Airport, TX (Lat. 31°20′26″ N, long. 96°51′07″ W) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.3-mile radius of Marlin Airport, and within 1.8 miles each side of the 123° radial of the Waco VORTAC extending from the 6.3-mile radius to 13.1 miles northwest of the airport. ASW TX E5 Waco, TX [Amended] Waco Regional Airport, TX (Lat. 31°36′44″ N, long. 97°13′49″ W) Waco RGNL: RWY 19–LOC (Lat. 31°36′07″ N, long. 97°13′49″ W) Waco VORTAC (Lat. 31°39′44″ N, long. 97°16′08″ W) TSTC Waco Airport, TX (Lat. 31°38′16″ N, long. 97°04′27″ W) McGregor Executive Airport, TX (Lat. 31°29′06″ N, long. 97°19′00″ W) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.7-mile radius of Waco Regional Airport, and within 3.7 miles each side of the 014° bearing from the Waco RGNL: RWY 19–LOC extending from the 6.7-mile radius of Waco Regional Airport to 15.3 miles north of Waco Regional Airport, and within 2.5 miles each side of the PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). This action proposes to amend the Class D airspace and Class E airspace at Carbondale, IL, and Marion, IL; revoke the Class E airspace area designated as an extension to Class D airspace at Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion, IL; and establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Southern Illinois Airport, Carbondale/ Murphysboro, IL. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of airspace reviews caused by the decommissioning of the Marion very high frequency (VHF) omnidirectional range (VOR) as part of the VOR Minimal Operational Network (MON) Program. The names and geographic coordinates of the airports would also be updated to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 12, 2021. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MYP1.SGM 28MYP1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 102 / Friday, May 28, 2021 / Proposed Rules Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366–9826, or (800) 647–5527. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA–2021– 0386/Airspace Docket No. 21–AGL–24 at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments through the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. FAA Order 7400.11E, 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 7400.11E 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Authority for This Rulemaking The FAA’s authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is found in Title 49 of the United States Code. Subtitle I, Section 106 describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it would amend the Class D airspace at Southern Illinois Airport, Carbondale/ Murphysboro, IL, and Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion, IL; revoke the Class E airspace area designated as an extension to Class D airspace at VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 May 27, 2021 Jkt 253001 Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois; establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Southern Illinois Airport; and amend the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois to support instrument flight rule operations at these airports. Comments Invited Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers and be submitted in triplicate to the address listed above. Commenters wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments on this notice must submit with those comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Docket No. FAA–2021–0387/Airspace Docket No. 21–AGL–24.’’ The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. All communications received before the specified closing date for comments will be considered before taking action on the proposed rule. The proposal contained in this notice may be changed in light of the comments received. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the docket. Availability of NPRMs An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s web page at https:// www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/ airspace_amendments/. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office (see the ADDRESSES section for the address and phone number) between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, Central Service Center, PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 28725 Operations Support Group, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177. Availability and Summary of Documents for Incorporation by Reference This document proposes to amend FAA Order 7400.11E, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated July 21, 2020, and effective September 15, 2020. FAA Order 7400.11E is publicly available as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.11E lists Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and reporting points. The Proposal The FAA is proposing an amendment to 14 CFR part 71 by: Amending the Class D airspace to within a 4.2-mile (increased from a 4.1mile) radius of Southern Illinois Airport, Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL; updating the header of the airspace legal description from ‘‘Carbondale, IL’’ to ‘‘Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL’’ to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database; removing the city associated with the airport to comply with changes to FAA Order 7400.2M, Procedures for Handling Airspace Matter; updating the geographic coordinates of the airport to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database; and replacing the outdated term ‘‘Airport/Facility Directory’’ with ‘‘Chart Supplement’’: Amending the Class D airspace to within a 4.4-mile (increased from a 4.2mile) radius of Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion, IL; removing the city associated with the airport to comply with changes to FAA Order 7400.2M; updating the name (previously Williamson County Regional Airport) and geographic coordinates of the airport to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database; and replacing the outdated term ‘‘Airport/Facility Directory’’ with ‘‘Chart Supplement’’; Revoking the Class E airspace area designated as an extension to Class D airspace at Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois as it is no longer required; Establishing Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.7-mile radius of Southern Illinois Airport; and within 4 miles each side of the 181° bearing of the airport extending from the 6.7-mile radius to 11.8 miles south of the airport; And amending the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface to within a 6.9-mile radius of Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois; removing Southern Illinois Airport from the airspace legal description as a E:\FR\FM\28MYP1.SGM 28MYP1 28726 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 102 / Friday, May 28, 2021 / Proposed Rules separate airspace legal description is being established for this airspace; updating the name of the airport (previously Williamson County Regional Airport) to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database; and removing the current airspace boundary to be replaced by the radius from the airport. This action is necessary due to airspace reviews caused by the decommissioning of the Marion VOR as part of the VOR MON Program. Class D and E airspace designations are published in paragraph 5000, 6004, and 6005, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.11E, dated July 21, 2020, and effective September 15, 2020, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D and E airspace designation listed in this document will be published subsequently in the Order. 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 will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, would not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Environmental Review 1. The authority citation for 14 CFR part 71 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp., p. 389. § 71.1 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.11E, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated July 21, 2020, and effective September 15, 2020, is amended as follows: ■ Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace. * * Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, the Federal Jkt 253001 * * * AGL IL D Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL [Amended] Southern Illinois Airport, IL (Lat. 37°46′41″ N, long. 89°15′07″ W) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 2,900 feet MSL within a 4.2-mile radius of the Southern Illinois Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective dates and times will thereafter be continuously published in the Chart Supplement. * * AGL IL D * * * Marion, IL [Amended] Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, IL (Lat. 37°45′18″ N, long. 89°00′40″ W) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 3,000 feet MSL within a 4.4-mile radius of the Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Chart Supplement. Paragraph 6004 Class E Airspace Areas Designated as an Extension to a Class D or Class E Surface Area. * * * * Marion, IL [Removed] Paragraph 6005 Class E Airspace Areas Extending Upward From 700 Feet or More Above the Surface of the Earth. * Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Proposed Amendment [Amended] AGL IL E4 List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 16:44 May 27, 2021 PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS * This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures’’ prior to any FAA final regulatory action. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: * * * * AGL IL E5 Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL [Established] Southern Illinois Airport, IL (Lat. 37°46′41″ N, long. 89°15′07″ W) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.7-mile radius of the airport, and within 4 miles each side of the 181° bearing from the airport PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 extending from the 6.7-mile radius to 11.8 miles south of the airport. * * * * * AGL IL E5 Marion, IL [Amended] Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, IL (Lat. 37°45′18″ N, long. 89°00′40″ W) That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.9-mile radius of the airport. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 24, 2021. Martin A. Skinner, Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, ATO Central Service Center. [FR Doc. 2021–11231 Filed 5–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2021–0386; Airspace Docket No. 21–ASW–8] RIN 2120–AA66 Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Hondo, TX Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to amend the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo, Hondo, TX. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Hondo nondirectional beacon (NDB). The name and geographic coordinates of the airport would also be updated to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366–9826, or (800) 647–5527. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA–2021– 0386/Airspace Docket No. 21–ASW–8, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments through the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MYP1.SGM 28MYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 102 (Friday, May 28, 2021)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 28724-28726]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-11231]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2021-0387; Airspace Docket No. 21-AGL-24]
RIN 2120-AA66


Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace, Revocation of 
Class E Airspace and Establishment of Class E Airspace; Carbondale and 
Marion, IL

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

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SUMMARY: This action proposes to amend the Class D airspace and Class E 
airspace at Carbondale, IL, and Marion, IL; revoke the Class E airspace 
area designated as an extension to Class D airspace at Veterans Airport 
of Southern Illinois, Marion, IL; and establish Class E airspace 
extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Southern Illinois 
Airport, Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL. The FAA is proposing this action 
as the result of airspace reviews caused by the decommissioning of the 
Marion very high frequency (VHF) omnidirectional range (VOR) as part of 
the VOR Minimal Operational Network (MON) Program. The names and 
geographic coordinates of the airports would also be updated to 
coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 12, 2021.

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ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, West Building Ground Floor, Room 
W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590; telephone 
(202) 366-9826, or (800) 647-5527. You must identify FAA Docket No. 
FAA-2021-0386/Airspace Docket No. 21-AGL-24 at the beginning of your 
comments. You may also submit comments through the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. You may review the public docket containing the 
proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in 
the Dockets Office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except federal holidays.
    FAA Order 7400.11E, 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 7400.11E 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 would amend the Class D airspace at Southern Illinois Airport, 
Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL, and Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, 
Marion, IL; revoke the Class E airspace area designated as an extension 
to Class D airspace at Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois; establish 
Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at 
Southern Illinois Airport; and amend the Class E airspace extending 
upward from 700 feet above the surface at Veterans Airport of Southern 
Illinois to support instrument flight rule operations at these 
airports.

Comments Invited

    Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed 
rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as 
they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the 
views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing 
reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are 
specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, 
environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. 
Communications should identify both docket numbers and be submitted in 
triplicate to the address listed above. Commenters wishing the FAA to 
acknowledge receipt of their comments on this notice must submit with 
those comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the 
following statement is made: ``Comments to Docket No. FAA-2021-0387/
Airspace Docket No. 21-AGL-24.'' The postcard will be date/time stamped 
and returned to the commenter.
    All communications received before the specified closing date for 
comments will be considered before taking action on the proposed rule. 
The proposal contained in this notice may be changed in light of the 
comments received. A report summarizing each substantive public contact 
with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the 
docket.

Availability of NPRMs

    An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the 
internet at https://www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking 
documents can also be accessed through the FAA's web page at https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/airspace_amendments/.
    You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any 
comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets 
Office (see the ADDRESSES section for the address and phone number) 
between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal 
holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal 
business hours at the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic 
Organization, Central Service Center, Operations Support Group, 10101 
Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177.

Availability and Summary of Documents for Incorporation by Reference

    This document proposes to amend FAA Order 7400.11E, Airspace 
Designations and Reporting Points, dated July 21, 2020, and effective 
September 15, 2020. FAA Order 7400.11E is publicly available as listed 
in the ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.11E lists 
Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and 
reporting points.

The Proposal

    The FAA is proposing an amendment to 14 CFR part 71 by:
    Amending the Class D airspace to within a 4.2-mile (increased from 
a 4.1-mile) radius of Southern Illinois Airport, Carbondale/
Murphysboro, IL; updating the header of the airspace legal description 
from ``Carbondale, IL'' to ``Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL'' to coincide 
with the FAA's aeronautical database; removing the city associated with 
the airport to comply with changes to FAA Order 7400.2M, Procedures for 
Handling Airspace Matter; updating the geographic coordinates of the 
airport to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database; and replacing 
the outdated term ``Airport/Facility Directory'' with ``Chart 
Supplement'':
    Amending the Class D airspace to within a 4.4-mile (increased from 
a 4.2-mile) radius of Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion, 
IL; removing the city associated with the airport to comply with 
changes to FAA Order 7400.2M; updating the name (previously Williamson 
County Regional Airport) and geographic coordinates of the airport to 
coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database; and replacing the 
outdated term ``Airport/Facility Directory'' with ``Chart Supplement'';
    Revoking the Class E airspace area designated as an extension to 
Class D airspace at Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois as it is no 
longer required;
    Establishing Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above 
the surface within a 6.7-mile radius of Southern Illinois Airport; and 
within 4 miles each side of the 181[deg] bearing of the airport 
extending from the 6.7-mile radius to 11.8 miles south of the airport;
    And amending the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet 
above the surface to within a 6.9-mile radius of Veterans Airport of 
Southern Illinois; removing Southern Illinois Airport from the airspace 
legal description as a

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separate airspace legal description is being established for this 
airspace; updating the name of the airport (previously Williamson 
County Regional Airport) to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical 
database; and removing the current airspace boundary to be replaced by 
the radius from the airport.
    This action is necessary due to airspace reviews caused by the 
decommissioning of the Marion VOR as part of the VOR MON Program.
    Class D and E airspace designations are published in paragraph 
5000, 6004, and 6005, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.11E, dated July 
21, 2020, and effective September 15, 2020, which is incorporated by 
reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D and E airspace designation listed 
in this document will be published subsequently in the Order.
    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 will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is 
certified that this rule, when promulgated, would not have a 
significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities 
under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

Environmental Review

    This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in 
accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, ``Environmental Impacts: Policies 
and Procedures'' prior to any FAA final regulatory action.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air).

The Proposed Amendment

    Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, the Federal 
Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows:

PART 71--DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR 
TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS

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

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


Sec.  71.1  [Amended]

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2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.11E, 
Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated July 21, 2020, and 
effective September 15, 2020, is amended as follows:

Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace.

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AGL IL D Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL [Amended]

Southern Illinois Airport, IL
    (Lat. 37[deg]46'41'' N, long. 89[deg]15'07'' W)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 
2,900 feet MSL within a 4.2-mile radius of the Southern Illinois 
Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during specific 
dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The 
effective dates and times will thereafter be continuously published 
in the Chart Supplement.
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AGL IL D Marion, IL [Amended]

Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, IL
    (Lat. 37[deg]45'18'' N, long. 89[deg]00'40'' W)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 
3,000 feet MSL within a 4.4-mile radius of the Veterans Airport of 
Southern Illinois. This Class D airspace area is effective during 
the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to 
Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously 
published in the Chart Supplement.

Paragraph 6004 Class E Airspace Areas Designated as an Extension to 
a Class D or Class E Surface Area.

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AGL IL E4 Marion, IL [Removed]

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

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AGL IL E5 Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL [Established]

Southern Illinois Airport, IL
    (Lat. 37[deg]46'41'' N, long. 89[deg]15'07'' W)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.7-mile radius of the airport, and within 4 miles each 
side of the 181[deg] bearing from the airport extending from the 
6.7-mile radius to 11.8 miles south of the airport.
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AGL IL E5 Marion, IL [Amended]

    Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, IL
    (Lat. 37[deg]45'18'' N, long. 89[deg]00'40'' W)

    That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface 
within a 6.9-mile radius of the airport.

    Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 24, 2021.
Martin A. Skinner,
Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, ATO Central Service Center.
[FR Doc. 2021-11231 Filed 5-27-21; 8:45 am]
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