Federal Aviation Administration March 6, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Paragould, AR
Document Number: 2017-04191
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Kirk Field, Paragould, AR. Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacons (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures have made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Proposed Establishment of Restricted Area R-2205 A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H, and Revocation of Restricted Area R-2205; Fairbanks, AK
Document Number: 2017-04189
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to expand upon the current Restricted Area R-2205 by subdividing 8 separate areas in the vicinity of Fairbanks, AK, over the Digital Multipurpose Training Range (DMPTR) and the Yukon Training Area (YTA), to provide a more realistic protective airspace required for hazardous activities within the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC).
Proposed Establishment of Restricted Areas R-2201 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and J; Fort Greely, AK.
Document Number: 2017-04187
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is proposing the establishment of Restricted Area R- 2201A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and J; Fort Greely AK, on behalf of/by the United States Army Alaska (USARAK), over the Battle Area Complex (BAX) and Combined Arms Collective Training Facility (CACTF), in the vicinity of Allen Army Airfield, AK. The proposed restricted airspace would contain hazardous activities and be available for joint military use, including active, National Guard and Reserve elements.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Mapleton, IA
Document Number: 2017-04186
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at James G. Whiting Memorial Field Airport, Mapleton, IA. Decommissioning of the Mapleton non-directional radio beacon (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures have made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Proposed Amendment and Removal of VOR Federal Airways; Eastern United States
Document Number: 2017-04185
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-14, V-265, V-464, and V-522; and to remove airway V- 90, in the eastern United States. The modifications are required due to the planned decommissioning of the Dunkirk, NY, VORTAC navigation aid which provides navigation guidance for portions of the above routes.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Grayling, AK
Document Number: 2017-04183
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Grayling Airport, Grayling, AK to support the development of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations under standard instrument approach and departure procedures at the airport, and for the safety and management of controlled airspace within the National Airspace System.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Barter Island, AK
Document Number: 2017-04181
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action revises Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface, and adjusts the airport's geographic coordinates at Barter Island LRRS Airport, Barter Island, AK. The Barter Island Borough is relocating the airport due to high maintenance caused by weather erosion. The FAA found modification of standard instrument approach and departure procedures and supporting airspace necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the new airport.
Proposed Amendment of VOR Federal Airways V-7 and V-67; TN
Document Number: 2017-04179
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-7 and V-67, in the eastern United States due to the planned decommissioning of the Graham, TN, VORTAC navigation aid.