Federal Aviation Administration October 16, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Los Angeles, CA
Document Number: 2015-26097
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E surface area airspace designated as an extension to the Class D airspace at Whiteman Airport, Los Angeles, CA. After reviewing the airspace, the FAA found it necessary to establish Class E surface area for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations for at the airport.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Marshall, AR
Document Number: 2015-26095
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action s establishes Class E airspace at Marshall, AR. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures at Searcy County Airport. This action enhances the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Establishment of Class E Airspace, Cottonwood, AZ
Document Number: 2015-26002
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace at Cottonwood Airport, Cottonwood, AZ, to accommodate new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAP) at the airport. The FAA found establishment of controlled airspace necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations.
Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace, Revocation of Class E Airspace; Mountain Home, ID
Document Number: 2015-25991
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class D airspace, Class E surface area airspace, Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface, and removes Class E surface area airspace designated as an extension at Mountain Home AFB, Mountain Home, ID. The FAA found it necessary to amend the airspace area by increasing the Class D airspace and reducing the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations for arriving and departing aircraft at the airport and to change from navigation aids to geographic coordinate references in the legal description. This action updates the geographic coordinates of Mountain Home Municipal Airport, Mountain Home, ID.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Ashland, VA
Document Number: 2015-25901
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E Airspace at Ashland, VA as new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures have been developed at Hanover County Municipal Airport. This action enhances the safety and airspace management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport. This action also updates the geographic coordinates of the airport.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Newport, NH
Document Number: 2015-25900
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E Airspace at Newport, NH, to accommodate new Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) serving Parlin Field Airport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Ponce, PR
Document Number: 2015-25853
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E Airspace at Ponce, PR, as the PONCE VHF Omni-Directional Radio Range Tactical Air Navigation Aid, (VORTAC) has been decommissioned, requiring airspace redesign at Mercedita Airport. This action enhances the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2015-25555
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2015-25553
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.