Federal Aviation Administration March 3, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Amendment of Class E Airspace; Rifle, CO
Document Number: 2020-04262
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace at Rifle Garfield County Airport, Rifle, CO. The action increases the circular radius of the Class E airspace, designated as a surface area, to the west and northwest of the airport. Also, this action amends the Class E airspace by adding an airspace area, designated as an extension to a Class D or Class E surface area, to the east of the airport. Additionally, this action amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface by increasing the radius of the airspace around most of the airport and reducing the radius to the north and northeast of the airport. This action also removes the extensions from this airspace area. Lastly, this action makes several administrative corrections to the airspace legal descriptions for the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Missoula, MT
Document Number: 2020-04260
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace designated as an extension to a Class D or Class E surface area at the Missoula International Airport, Missoula, MT. This action also amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 above the surface at the airport. Additionally, the action amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 1,200 above the surface at the airport. Further, this action removes the Missoula VORTAC from the legal description. Lastly, the action makes administrative updates to the Class D and Class E2 legal descriptions.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Gunnison, CO
Document Number: 2020-04259
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace at Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, Gunnison, CO. The action increases the circular radius of the Class E airspace designated as a surface area and adds an extension to the west of the airport. Also, this action amends the Class E airspace by adding an airspace area, designated as an extension to a Class D or Class E surface area, to the southwest of the airport. Additionally, this action amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface by significantly reducing the area around the airport, except to the west and southwest of the airport. Furthermore, this action amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface by removing this area. This area is wholly contained within the Denver Class E6 en route airspace area and duplication is not necessary. Lastly, this action makes several administrative corrections to the airspace legal descriptions for the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Astoria, OR
Document Number: 2020-04258
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace at Astoria Regional Airport, Astoria, OR. The Class E Surface area will be reduced to contain published IFR departure and arrival procedures. This action also adds two Class E airspace areas, designated as an extension to a Class D or Class E surface area. Additionally, this action amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 or more above the surface by reducing dimensions of the airspace. The airspace reduction will properly size the airspace to contain IFR arrivals descending below 1,500 feet above the surface and IFR departures until reaching 1,200 feet above the surface. Further, this action makes several administrative corrections to the airport's legal description.
Proposed Revocation and Amendment of Class E Airspace; Williston, ND
Document Number: 2020-04257
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to revoke the Class E airspace at Sloulin Field International Airport, Williston, ND, due to the airport's closure. This action also proposes to amend Class E airspace at Williston Basin International Airport, Williston, ND. The action proposes to add an area designated as a surface area. This action also proposes to amend the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface by adding two extensions, one to the southeast and one to the north of the airport. Additionally, this action proposes to add a Class E airspace area extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface. Lastly, this action proposes an administrative correction to the airspace legal description's text header by updating the airport's geographic coordinate to match the FAA's aeronautical database. These changes are necessary to accommodate airspace redesign for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.