Federal Aviation Administration May 17, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Amendment of Class E Airspace; Dickinson, ND
Document Number: 2019-10176
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E surface airspace and Class E airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth at Dickinson-Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport (formerly Dickinson Municipal Airport) in Dickinson, ND. This action is the result of an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Dickinson non-directional radio beacon (NDB). The geographic coordinates for the airport in the associated airspace and the airport name are updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database. Also, the Dickinson VHF omni-directional radio range and tactical air navigational aid (VORTAC) is no longer needed in the description of the E-5 airspace and will be removed. Airspace redesign is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Charleston, MO
Document Number: 2019-10173
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Charleston, Mississippi County Airport in Charleston, MO. This action is due to the decommissioning of the Charleston non-directional radio beacon (NDB).
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Sibley, IA
Document Number: 2019-10172
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Sibley Municipal Airport in Sibley, IA. This action is the result of an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Sibley non-directional radio beacon (NDB).
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2019-10171
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace for the Cambridge- Dorchester Regional Airport, Cambridge, MD, by correcting the airspace designation header in the 7400.11 to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database. This does not affect the boundaries or operating requirements of the airspace.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Bloomsburg, PA
Document Number: 2019-10170
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a final rule published in the Federal Register on September 11, 2018 (corrected November 6, 2018), Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface at Bloomsburg Municipal Airport, Bloomsburg, PA. The airport's description header identified the region as ``ASO''. The correct region identifier is ``AEA''.
Exception for Limited Recreational Operations of Unmanned Aircraft
Document Number: 2019-10169
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action provides notice of the statutory exception for limited recreational operations of unmanned aircraft. It also describes the agency's incremental implementation approach for the exception and how individuals can operate recreational unmanned aircraft (commonly referred to as drones) today under the exception.
Approval of Noise Compatibility Program for San Francisco International Airport, San Mateo County, California
Document Number: 2019-09956
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its findings on the noise compatibility program submitted by the City and County of San Francisco, Airport Commission (Airport Commission), San Mateo County, California under the provisions of 49, United States Code (U.S.C.) (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''). These findings are made in recognition of the description of Federal and nonfederal responsibilities in Senate Report No. 96-52 (1990). On January 29, 2016, the FAA determined that the noise exposure map updates submitted by the Airport Commission under Part 150 were in compliance with applicable requirements. On April 1, 2019, the FAA approved the San Francisco International Airport, Airport Noise Compatibility Program (NCP) Update. The 3 (three) measures recommended in the NCP Update were approved. No program elements relating to new or revised flight procedures for noise abatement were proposed by the airport operator.