Chapter 15. Class B Airspace
Section 1. General
a. The primary purpose of a Class B airspace area is to
reduce the potential for midair collisions in the airspace
surrounding airports with high density air traffic
operations. Aircraft operating in these airspace areas are
subject to certain operating rules and equipment
b. Additionally, Class B airspace areas are designed to
enhance the management of air traffic operations to and from
the airports therein, and through the airspace area.
15-1-2. REGIONAL/SERVICE AREA OFFICE EVALUATION
a. Service area offices must biennially evaluate
existing and candidate Class B airspace areas using the
information contained in this chapter as a guideline.
b. If the conclusion of an evaluation indicates that
airspace modifications should be made, regions/service area
offices must follow the applicable procedures in this order.
c. Additionally, any planned modifications to, or
establishments of, Class B airspace areas must be
coordinated with Airspace Regulations and ATC Procedures
Group prior to any public announcement.