Federal Aviation Administration January 30, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Amendment of Class E Airspace; Rockingham, NC
Document Number: 2012-1820
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E Airspace at Rockingham, NC. The Roscoe Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) has been decommissioned and new Standard Instrument Approaches have been developed for Richmond County Airport. This action also updates the airport's geographic coordinates and notes the name change to Richmond County Airport. This action enhances the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Approval of Noise Compatibility Program for Kona International Airport at Keahole, Keahole, North Kona, HI
Document Number: 2012-1805
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FM) announces its findings on the noise compatibility program submitted by the Hawaii State Department of Transportation, Airports Division (DOT-A) under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47501 et seq. (formerly the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act, hereinafter referred to as ``the Act'') and 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 150 (hereinafter referred to as ``Part 150'') On January 12, 2010, the FM determined that the noise exposure maps submitted by the DOT-A under Part 150 were in compliance with applicable requirements. On April 20, 2011 the FAA approved the Kona International Airport at Keahole noise compatibility program. All of the recommendations of the program were approved. No program elements relating to new or revised flight procedures for noise abatement were proposed.
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Surplus Property Release at Laurinburg-Maxton Airport, Maxton, NC
Document Number: 2012-1803
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the provisions of Title 49, U.S.C. 47153(c), notice is being given that the FAA is considering a request from the Laurinburg- Maxton Airport Commission to waive the requirement that approximately 322.24 acres of airport property, located at the Laurinburg-Maxton Airport, be used for aeronautical purposes.
Amendment of Class D Airspace; Altus AFB, OK
Document Number: 2012-1800
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class D airspace for Altus AFB, OK. Procedural changes implemented to enhance safety for aircraft operating in the vicinity of Altus/Quartz Mountain Regional Airport, Altus, OK, has made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at Altus AFB.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Portsmouth, OH
Document Number: 2012-1793
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace for Portsmouth, OH. Decommissioning of the Portsmouth non-directional beacon (NDB) at Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport has made this action necessary to enhance the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) operations at the airport. The geographic coordinates of the airport also are updated.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Greenfield, IA
Document Number: 2012-1791
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace for Greenfield, IA. Decommissioning of the Greenfield non-directional beacon (NDB) at Greenfield Municipal Airport, has made this action necessary to enhance the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) operations at the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Rugby, ND
Document Number: 2012-1786
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace for Rugby, ND. Decommissioning of the Rugby non-directional beacon (NDB) at Rugby Municipal Airport has made this action necessary to enhance the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) operations at the airport.