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shall be paid in advance. Since the user History upward from 700 feet or more above the
fees under part 130 of this chapter are On September 6, 2007, the FAA surface of the Earth are published in
for the purpose of reimbursing the published in the Federal Register an Paragraphs 5000, 6002, 6004 and 6005
Department for all costs incurred in NPRM to establish Class D, E2, and E4 respectively of FAA Order 7400.9R,
connection with the furnishing of airspace and amend Class E5 airspace at signed August 15, 2007, and effective
service under this part, the appropriate Easton, MD (72 FR 51203). Due to the September 15, 2007, which is
user fees under part 130 of this chapter volume and mix of aircraft operating at incorporated by reference in 14 CFR
to cover any such costs shall be paid the airport, an Air Traffic Control Tower 71.1. The Class D and E Airspae
even if service is withheld pursuant to has been built with weather reporting designations listed in this document
§ 156.8. capabilities at Easton Airport/Newnam will be published subsequently in the
Done in Washington, DC, this 7th day of Field which meets the criteria for Class Order.
December 2007. D and E4 surface area airspace. Class D The regulations adopted herein will
Kevin Shea, surface area airspace and Class E4 not have substantial direct effects on the
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant airspace designated as an extension to States, on the relationship between the
Health Inspection Service. Class D surface airspace is required national government and the States, or
[FR Doc. E7–24177 Filed 12–12–07; 8:45 am] when the control tower is open to on the distribution of power and
BILLING CODE 3410–34–P contain Standard Instrument Approach responsibilities among various levels of
Procedures (SIAPs) and other government. Therefore, it is determined
Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations that this final rule does not have
at the airport. Additionally, the Potomac federalism implications under Executive
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Tracon receives the weather information Order 13132.
and has the ability to communicate with
Federal Aviation Administration The FAA has determined that this
aircraft on the ground at the airport,
regulation only involves an established
thus meeting the criteria for Class E2
14 CFR Part 71 body of technical regulations for which
airspace. Class E2 surface area airspace
frequent and routine amendments are
is required for safety reasons when the
necessary to keep them operationally
[Docket No. FAA–2007–28601; Airspace control tower is closed to contain SIAPs
current. It, therefore, (1) is not a
Docket No. 07–AEA–02] and other IFR operations at the airport.
‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under
This action establishes that airspace.
Establishment of Class D and E On May 25, 1993, the County Council Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a
Airspace, Revision of Class E of Talbot County voted to officially ‘‘significant rule’’ under DOT
Airspace; Easton, MD change the name of the Easton Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44
Municipal Airport to Easton Airport/ FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3)
AGENCY: Federal Aviation does not warrant preparation of a
Newnam Field honoring Mr. William
Administration (FAA), DOT. Regulatory Evaluation as the anticipated
S.D. Newnam, having served the county
ACTION: Final rule. and the airport for forty years. That impact is so minimal. Since this is a
change was never completely forwarded routine matter that will only affect air
SUMMARY: This action establishes Class to the proper authorities. This action traffic procedures and air navigation, it
D, E2 and E4 airspace at Easton, MD to corrects that oversight. is certified that this rule, when
provide adequate airspace that will Interested parties were invited to promulgated, will not have a significant
support the new Air Traffic Control participate in this rulemaking economic impact on a substantial
Tower constructed at Easton Airport/ proceeding by submitting written number of small entities under the
Newnam Field. Increased safety and comments on the proposal to the FAA. criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
airspace management is enhanced No comments objecting to the proposal The FAA’s authority to issue rules
through this rule by providing were received. regarding aviation safety is found in
controlled airspace for Instrument Title 49 of the United States Code.
Approaches and Instrument and Visual The Rule
Subtitle I, Section 106 describes the
Flight Rule operations. This action also This amendment to Title 14, Code of authority of the FAA Administrator.
amends Class E5 airspace at Easton, MD Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs,
by imparting a technical correction to establishes Class D Airspace extending describes in more detail the scope of the
the airport’s name. upwards from the surface to and agency’s authority.
DATES: Effective 0901 UTC, February 14, including 2,600 feet MSL within a 4.0-
mile radius of the airport, Class E4 This rulemaking is promulgated
2008. The Director of the Federal under the authority described in
Register approves this incorporation by Airspace extension to Class D that is 5.4
miles wide and extends 7.4 miles Subtitle VII, part A, Subpart I, Section
reference action under title 1, Code of 40103. Under that section, the FAA is
Federal Regulations, part 51, subject to northeast of the Easton Non Directional
Beacon (NDB) and Class E2 airspace charged with prescribing regulations to
the annual revision of FAA Order
whose dimensions include both. This assign the use of airspace necessary to
7400.9 and publication of conforming
amendment also revises Class E5 ensure the safety of aircraft and the
amendments.
Airspace to correctly identify the efficient use of airspace. This regulation
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: airports’ name as Easton Airport/ is within the scope of that authority as
Daryl Daniels, Air Traffic Control Newnam Field at Easton, MD. it establishes controlled airspace at the
Specialist, System Support Group, Class D and E2 Airspace Designations Easton Airport/Newnam Field, Easton,
Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation MD.
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for Airspace Areas extending upward


Administration, P.O. Box 20636, from the surface of the Earth, Class E4
Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404) Lists of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71
Airspace Areas Designated as an
305–5581. Extension to a Class D Surface Area and Airspace, Incorporation by reference,
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Class E5 Airspace Areas extending Navigation (Air).

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Adoption of the Amendment: AEA MD E4 Easton, MD [NEW] management of Instrument Flight Rule
Easton Airport/Newnam Field, MD (IFR) operations by providing the
■ In consideration of the foregoing, the (Lat. 38°48′15″ N., long. 76°04′08″ W.) required controlled airspace to protect
Federal Aviation Administration Easton NDB for this approach at Montrose, PA.
amends 14 CFR part 71 as follows: (Lat. 38°48′17″ N., long. 76°04′10″ W.) DATES: Effective 0901 UTC, February 14,
That airspace extending upward from the 2008. The Director of the Federal
PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, surface within 2.7 miles each side of the 038° Register approves this incorporation by
B, C, D AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR bearing from the Easton NDB extending from
reference action under title 1, Code of
TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND the 4.0-mile radius of the Easton Airport/
Newnam Field to 7.4 miles northeast of the Federal Regulations, part 51, subject to
REPORTING POINTS the annual revision of FAA Order
NDB. This Class E airspace area is effective
during the specific days and times 7400.9 and publication of conforming
■ 1. The authority citation for part 71
established in advance by a Notice to amendments. Comments for inclusion
continues to read as follows:
Airmen. The effective days and times will in the Rules Docket must be received on
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g); 40103, 40113, thereafter be continuously published in the or before January 28, 2008.
40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– Airport/Facility Directory. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this rule
1963 Comp., p. 389.
* * * * * to: Docket Management Facility, U.S.
§ 71.1 [Amended] Paragraph 6005 Class E Airspace Areas Department of Transportation, 1200
Extending Upward From 700 Feet or More New Jersey, SE., West Building, Ground
■ 2. The incorporation by reference in Above the Surface of the Earth. Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC
14 CFR 71.1 of Federal Aviation 20590–0001; Telephone: 1–800–647–
* * * * *
Administration Order 7400.9R, Airspace 5527; Fax: 202–493–2251. You must
Designations and Reporting Points, AEA MD E5 Easton, MD [REVISED] identify the Docket Number FAA–2007–
signed August 15, 2007, effective Easton Airport/Newnam Field, MD 0165; Airspace Docket No. 07–AEA–11,
September 15, 2007, is amended as (Lat. 38°48′15″ N., long. 76°04′08″ W.) at the beginning of your comments. You
follows: Easton NDB may also submit and review received
(Lat. 38°48′17″ N., long. 76°04′10″ W.)
comments through the Internet at
Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace. That airspace extending upward from 700 http://www.regulations.gov.
* * * * * feet above the surface of the Earth within a You may review the public docket
6.7-mile radius of the Easton Airport/
AEA MD D Easton, MD [NEW] Newnam Field and within 2.7 miles each
containing the rule, any comments
Easton Airport/Newnam Field, MD side of the 038° bearing from the Easton NDB received, and any final disposition in
(Lat. 38°48′15″ N., long. 76°04′08″ W.) extending from the 6.7-mile radius to 7.4 person in the Dockets Office (see
miles northeast of the NDB. ADDRESSES section for address and
That airspace extending upward from the
surface to and including 2,600 feet MSL * * * * * phone number) between 9 a.m. and 5
within a 4.0-mile radius of the Easton p.m., Monday through Friday, except
Issued in College Park, Georgia, on Federal Holidays. An informal docket
Airport/Newnam Field. This Class D airspace
November 15, 2007.
area is effective during the specific days and may also be examined during normal
times established in advance by a Notice to Barry A. Knight, business hours at the office of the
Airmen. The effective days and times will Acting Manager, System Support Group, Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation
thereafter be continuously published in the Eastern Service Center. Administration, Room 210, 1701
Airport/Facility Directory. [FR Doc. 07–6019 Filed 12–12–07; 8:45 am] Columbia Avenue, College Park, Georgia
* * * * * BILLING CODE 4910–13–M 30337.
Paragraph 6002 Class E Airspace FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Designated as Surface Areas. Daryl Daniels, System Support Group,
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Eastern Service Center, Federal Aviation
* * * * *
Federal Aviation Administration Administration, P.O. Box 20636,
AEA MD E2 Easton, MD [NEW] Atlanta, Georgia 30320; telephone (404)
Easton Airport/Newnam Field, MD 305–5581.
(Lat. 38°48′15″ N., long. 76°04′08″ W.) 14 CFR Part 71
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Easton NDB [Docket No. FAA–2007–0165; Airspace
(Lat. 38°48′17″ N., long. 76°04′10″ W.) Docket No. 07–AEA–11] The Direct Final Rule Procedure
That airspace extending upward from the The FAA anticipates that this
surface to and including 2,600 feet MSL Establishment of Class E Airspace; regulation will not result in adverse or
within a 4.0-mile radius of the Easton Montrose, PA
Airport/Newnam Field and that airspace
negative comments, and, therefore,
within 2.7 miles each side of the 038° bearing AGENCY: Federal Aviation issues it as a direct final rule. The FAA
from the Easton NDB extending from the 4.0 Administration (FAA), DOT. has determined that this rule only
mile radius of the Easton Airport/Newnam ACTION: Direct final rule, request for involves an established body of
Field to 7.4 miles northeast of the NDB. This comments. technical regulations for which frequent
Class E airspace area is effective during the and routine amendments are necessary
specific days and times established in SUMMARY: This action establishes Class to keep them operationally current.
advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective E Airspace near the High School at Unless a written adverse or negative
days and times will thereafter be Montrose, PA. Controlled airspace 700 comment or a written notice of intent to
continuously published in the Airport/
Facility Directory.
feet above the surface of the Earth is submit an adverse or negative comment
required to support a new Area is received within the comment period,
* * * * *
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Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning the regulation will become effective on


Paragraph 6004 Class E Airspace Areas System (GPS) Special Instrument the date specified above. After the close
Designated as an Extension to a Class D Approach Procedure (IAP) that has been of the comment period, the FAA will
Surface Area. developed for medical flight operations. publish a document in the Federal
* * * * * This action enhances the safety and Register indicating that no adverse or

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