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radius of the Togiak Airport, and within 4 Alaska Flight Service Operations, request to the Federal Aviation
miles west and 8 miles east of the 218° Federal Aviation Administration, 222 Administration, Office of Air Traffic
bearing of the Togiak NDB extending from West 7th Avenue, Box 14, Anchorage, Airspace Management, ATA–400, 800
the 6.5-mile radius to 20 miles southwest of AK 99513–7587. Independence Avenue, SW.,
the Togiak NDB, and within 4 miles west and
8 miles east of the 019° bearing of the Togiak FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Washington, DC 20591 or by calling
NDB extending from the 6.5-mile radius to 16 Rolf, Federal Aviation Administration, (202) 267–8783. Communications must
miles northeast of the Togiak NDB. 222 West 7th Avenue, Box 14, identify both docket numbers for this
* * * * * Anchorage, AK 99513–7587; telephone notice. Persons interested in being
number (907) 271–5898; fax: (907) 271– placed on a mailing list for future
Issued in Anchorage, AK, on February 7, NPRM’s should contact the FAA’s
2006.
2850; e-mail: gary.ctr.rolf@faa.gov.
Internet address: http:// Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267–9677,
Anthony M. Wylie, to request a copy of Advisory Circular
www.alaska.faa.gov/at.
Manager, Safety, Area Flight Service No. 11–2A, Notice of Proposed
Operations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Rulemaking Distribution System, which
[FR Doc. E6–2182 Filed 2–14–06; 8:45 am] Comments Invited describes the application procedure.
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Interested parties are invited to The Proposal
participate in this proposed rulemaking
by submitting such written data, views, The FAA is considering an
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION amendment to the Code of Federal
or arguments as they may desire.
Comments that provide the factual basis Regulations (14 CFR Part 71), which
Federal Aviation Administration
supporting the views and suggestions would establish Class E airspace at
presented are particularly helpful in Ugnu-Kuparuk, AK. The intended effect
14 CFR Part 71
developing reasoned regulatory of this proposal is to create Class E
[Docket No. FAA–2006–23712; Airspace decisions on the proposal. Comments airspace upward from 700 ft. above the
Docket No. 06–AAL–05] surface to contain Instrument Flight
are specifically invited on the overall
regulatory, aeronautical, economic, Rules (IFR) operations at Ugnu-
Proposed Establishment of Class E Kuparuk, AK.
Airspace; Ugnu-Kuparuk, AK environmental, and energy-related
aspects of the proposal. The FAA Instrument Flight
AGENCY: Federal Aviation Communications should identify both Procedures Production and
Administration (FAA), DOT. docket numbers and be submitted in Maintenance Branch has amended five
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. triplicate to the address listed above. Special SIAPs and created three new
Commenters wishing the FAA to Special SIAPs for the Ugnu-Kuparuk
SUMMARY: This action proposes to acknowledge receipt of their comments Airport. The amended approaches are
establish Class E airspace at Ugnu- on this notice must submit with those (1) Non-directional Beacon (NDB)
Kuparuk, AK. Five Special Standard comments a self-addressed, stamped Runway (RWY) 05, Amendment (Amdt)
Instrument Approach Procedures postcard on which the following 2; (2) NDB RWY 23, Amdt 2; (3) NDB–
(SIAPs) are being revised, and three statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)
Special SIAPs are being produced for Docket No. FAA–2006–23712/Airspace RWY 05, Amdt 2; (4) NDB–DME RWY
the Ugnu-Kuparuk Airport. Adoption of Docket No. 06–AAL–05.’’ The postcard 23, Amdt 2; and (5) Localizer (LOC)–
this proposal would result in will be date/time stamped and returned DME Back-Course RWY 23, Amdt 2. The
establishment of Class E airspace to the commenter. new approaches are (1) Area Navigation
upward from 700 feet (ft.) above the All communications received on or (Global Positioning System (RNAV
surface at Ugnu-Kuparuk, AK. before the specified closing date for (GPS)) RWY 05, Original; (2) RNAV
DATES: Comments must be received on comments will be considered before (GPS) RWY 23, Original; and (3)
or before April 3, 2006. taking action on the proposed rule. The Instrument Landing System (ILS) RWY
ADDRESSES: Send comments on the proposal contained in this notice may 05, Original. This action would create
proposal to the Docket Management be changed in light of comments Class E controlled airspace extending
System, U.S. Department of received. All comments submitted will upward from 700 ft. above the surface
Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 be available for examination in the near the Ugnu-Kuparuk Airport. The
Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC public docket both before and after the proposed airspace is sufficient in size to
20590–0001. You must identify the closing date for comments. A report contain aircraft executing instrument
docket number FAA–2006–23712/ summarizing each substantive public procedures at the Ugnu-Kuparuk
Airspace Docket No. 06–AAL–05, at the contact with FAA personnel concerned Airport.
beginning of your comments. You may with this rulemaking will be filed in the The area would be depicted on
also submit comments on the Internet at docket. aeronautical charts for pilot reference.
http://dms.dot.gov. You may review the The coordinates for this airspace docket
Availability of Notice of Proposed are based on North American Datum 83.
public docket containing the proposal,
Rulemakings (NPRMs) The Class E airspace areas designated as
any comments received, and any final
disposition in person in the Dockets An electronic copy of this document 700/1200 foot transition areas are
Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., may be downloaded through the published in paragraph 6005 in FAA
Monday through Friday, except Federal Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. Recently Order 7400.9N, Airspace Designations
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holidays. The Docket Office (telephone published rulemaking documents can and Reporting Points, dated September
1–800–647–5527) is on the plaza level also be accessed through the FAA’s Web 1, 2005, and effective September 15,
of the Department of Transportation page at http://www.faa.gov or the 2005, which is incorporated by
NASSIF Building at the above address. Superintendent of Document’s Web reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class E
An informal docket may also be page at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara. airspace designations listed in this
examined during normal business hours Additionally, any person may obtain document would be published
at the office of the Manager, Safety, a copy of this notice by submitting a subsequently in the Order.

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The FAA has determined that this § 71.1 [Amended] System, U.S. Department of
proposed regulation only involves an 2. The incorporation by reference in Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400
established body of technical 14 CFR 71.1 of Federal Aviation Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC
regulations for which frequent and Administration Order 7400.9N, 20590–0001. You must identify the
routine amendments are necessary to Airspace Designations and Reporting docket number FAA–2006–23711/
keep them operationally current. It, Points, dated September 1, 2005, and Airspace Docket No. 06–AAL–04, at the
therefore—(1) Is not a ‘‘significant effective September 15, 2005, is to be beginning of your comments. You may
regulatory action’’ under Executive amended as follows: also submit comments on the Internet at
Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant * * * * * http://dms.dot.gov. You may review the
rule’’ under DOT Regulatory Policies public docket containing the proposal,
and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February Paragraph 6005 Class E airspace extending any comments received, and any final
upward from 700 feet or more above the
26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant surface of the earth.
disposition in person in the Dockets
preparation of a regulatory evaluation as Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.,
the anticipated impact is so minimal. * * * * * Monday through Friday, except Federal
Since this is a routine matter that will AAL AK E5 Kuparuk, AK [New] holidays. The Docket Office (telephone
only affect air traffic procedures and air Ugnu-Kuparuk Airport, AK 1–800–647–5527) is on the plaza level
navigation, it is certified that this rule, (Lat. 70°19′51″ N., long. 149°35′51″ W.) of the Department of Transportation
when promulgated, will not have a Pitsand NDB NASSIF Building at the above address.
significant economic impact on a (Lat. 70°19′41″ N., long. 149°38′07″ W.) An informal docket may also be
substantial number of small entities That airspace extending upward from 700 examined during normal business hours
under the criteria of the Regulatory feet above the surface within a 7-mile radius at the office of the Manager, Safety,
Flexibility Act. of the Ugnu-Kuparuk Airport, and within 8 Alaska Flight Service Operations,
miles north and 4 miles south of the 078° Federal Aviation Administration, 222
The FAA’s authority to issue rules
bearing of the Pitsand NDB extending from West 7th Avenue, Box 14, Anchorage,
regarding aviation safety is found in the 7-mile radius to 16 miles east of the
Title 49 of the United States Code. AK 99513–7587.
Pitsand NDB and within 8 miles north and
Subtitle 1, Section 106 describes the 4 miles south of the 258° bearing of the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary
authority of the FAA Administrator. Pitsand NDB extending from the 7-mile Rolf, Federal Aviation Administration,
Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, radius to 16 miles west of the Pitsand NDB. 222 West 7th Avenue, Box 14,
describes in more detail the scope of the * * * * * Anchorage, AK 99513–7587; telephone
agency’s authority. number (907) 271–5898; fax: (907) 271–
Issued in Anchorage, AK, on February 7,
This rulemaking is promulgated 2006. 2850; e-mail: gary.ctr.rolf@faa.gov.
under the authority described in Internet address: http://
Anthony M. Wylie,
Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart 1, Section www.alaska.faa.gov/at.
Manager, Safety, Area Flight Service
40103, Sovereignty and use of airspace. Operations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Under that section, the FAA is charged [FR Doc. E6–2186 Filed 2–14–06; 8:45 am] Comments Invited
with prescribing regulations to ensure
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the safe and efficient use of the Interested parties are invited to
navigable airspace. This regulation is participate in this proposed rulemaking
within the scope of that authority DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION by submitting such written data, views,
because it proposes to create Class E or arguments as they may desire.
airspace sufficient in size to contain Federal Aviation Administration Comments that provide the factual basis
aircraft executing instrument supporting the views and suggestions
procedures at Ugnu-Kuparuk Airport 14 CFR Part 71 presented are particularly helpful in
and represents the FAA’s continuing developing reasoned regulatory
[Docket No. FAA–2006–23711; Airspace decisions on the proposal. Comments
effort to safely and efficiently use the Docket No. 06–AAL–04]
navigable airspace. are specifically invited on the overall
Proposed Revision of Class E regulatory, aeronautical, economic,
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 environmental, and energy-related
Airspace; Middleton Island, AK
Airspace, Incorporation by reference, aspects of the proposal.
Navigation (air). AGENCY: Federal Aviation Communications should identify both
Administration (FAA), DOT. docket numbers and be submitted in
The Proposed Amendment ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. triplicate to the address listed above.
In consideration of the foregoing, the Commenters wishing the FAA to
SUMMARY: This action proposes to revise acknowledge receipt of their comments
Federal Aviation Administration Class E airspace at Middleton Island,
proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as on this notice must submit with those
AK. Two Standard Instrument comments a self-addressed, stamped
follows: Approach Procedures (SIAPs) are being postcard on which the following
PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, revised, and two SIAPs are being statement is made: ‘‘Comments to
CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D, AND produced for the Middleton Island Docket No. FAA–2006–23711/Airspace
CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; Airport. Adoption of this proposal Docket No. 06–AAL–04.’’ The postcard
AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING would result in revision of Class E will be date/time stamped and returned
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POINTS airspace upward from 700 feet (ft.) and to the commenter.
1,200 ft. above the surface at Middleton All communications received on or
1. The authority citation for 14 CFR Island, AK. before the specified closing date for
part 71 continues to read as follows: DATES: Comments must be received on comments will be considered before
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, or before April 3, 2006. taking action on the proposed rule. The
40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– ADDRESSES: Send comments on the proposal contained in this notice may
1963 Comp., p. 389. proposal to the Docket Management be changed in light of comments

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