Section 6. Discontinuance of Military and Non-Federal NAVAIDs
When notice of
discontinuance of a military, other government, or non-Federal NAVAID is
received, it must be forwarded to the appropriate service area office for
Upon receipt of the
notice, the responsible service area office must, in conjunction with the
Technical Operations service area office, Airports Division, and the FPT,
a. The NAVAID
forms part of the Federal airway/route system.
b. An airspace
designation is predicated upon the NAVAID.
c. The NAVAID is
used for a published civil instrument procedure.
4-6-3. ACTION PRIOR TO
a. If none of the
conditions in paragraph 4-6-2 exist, the air
traffic office must notify user groups and other interested persons of the name
of the facility, its location, and the date of discontinuance without resorting
to the nonrulemaking process.
b. If any of the
conditions in paragraph 4-6-2 exist, the
appropriate air traffic office must:
1. Initiate the
nonrulemaking process by circularizing a proposal to user groups and other
interested persons for comment.
2. Coordinate with
Technical Operations Services to determine feasibility of FAA takeover.
discontinuance of the NAVAID is to be pursued, ensure that the airspace
designated on the NAVAID is revoked or modified and that instrument procedures
predicated on that NAVAID are canceled before the effective date of
4-6-4. DISCONTINUANCE OF
NAVAIDs INCLUDED IN ICAO PLANS
Refer to paragraphs
4-5-9 of this order for requirements
applicable to the discontinuance of NAVAIDs that are referenced in ICAO Air