DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Direct final rule; request for comments.
CFR Part: "14 CFR Part 71"
Citation: "72 FR 1279"
Document Number: "Docket No. FAA-2006-25945; Airspace Docket No. 06-ACE-15"
Page Number: "1279"
"Rules and Regulations"
SUMMARY: This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations, part 71 (14 CFR 71) by modifying Class E airspace at Alliance Municipal Airport, NE. Standard Instrument Approach Procedures have been developed for Alliance Municipal Airport, NE. Additional controlled airspace extending upward from the surface and upward from 700 feet above the surface of the earth is needed to contain aircraft executing these approaches. This action increases the area of the existing controlled airspace for Alliance Municipal Airport, NE.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This direct final rule is effective on 0901 UTC, May 10, 2007. Comments for inclusion in the Rules Docket must be received on or before February 1, 2007. The Director of the Federal Register approves this incorporation by reference action under 1 CFR part 51, subject to the annual revision of FAA Order 7400.9 and publication of conforming amendments.
ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the Docket Management System, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590-0001. You must identify the docket number FAA-2006-25945/Airspace Docket No. 06-ACE-15, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Office (telephone 1-800-647-5527) is on the plaza level of the Department of Transportation NASSIF Building at the above address.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Nichols, System Support, DOT Regional Headquarters Building, Federal Aviation Administration, 901 Locust, Kansas City, MO 64106; telephone: (816) 329-2522.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This amendment to 14 CFR 71 modifies the Class E airspace areas at Alliance Municipal Airport, NE. The radius of the Class E surface area is expanded from within a 4.3-radius to 5.3-radius of the airport. The radius of the Class E airspace area extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth is expanded from within a 6.8-mile radius to within a 7.8-mile radius of the airport. This modification brings the legal description of the Alliance Municipal Airport, NE Class E5 airspace areas into compliance with FAA Orders 7400.2F and 8260.19C. Class E surface areas are published in Paragraph 6002 of FAA Order 7400.9P, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated September 1, 2006, and effective September 15, 2006, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. Class E airspace areas extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth are published in Paragraph 6005 of the same order. The Class E airspace designations listed in this document would be published subsequently in the Order.
The Direct Final Rule Procedure
Secure airspace is comprised of two concentric rings with differing specifications.
A look at the rulemaking process
Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums Change is coming By Jim Sparks July / August 1998 It has been forecast that by the year 2015, there will be twice the number of aircraft...
The FAA has received more than 18,400 comments from individuals, corporations, airports and industry associations, largely in opposition (e.g., 99 out of 100 submissions).