Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Territories and Airspace of Afghanistan

Docket ID: FAA-2010-0289
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Parent Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)
This rulemaking would prohibit flight operations below flight level (FL) 160 within the territory and airspace of Afghanistan by all U.S. air carriers; U.S. commercial operators; persons exercising the privileges of a U.S. airman certificate, except if the flight is on behalf of a foreign air carrier; and operators of U.S.-registered aircraft, except when such operators are foreign air carriers. The FAA finds this action necessary to prevent a potential hazard to persons and aircraft engaged in such flight operations.
RIN: 2120-AJ69
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 91
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-term Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 49 USC 1155, 49 USC 44704, 49 USC 44716, 49 USC 46507, 49 USC 47528 to 47531, 49 USC 106(g), 49 USC 1155, 49 USC 40103, 49 USC 40113, 49 USC 40120, 49 USC 44101, 49 USC 44111, 49 USC 44701, 49 USC 44704, 49 USC 44709, 49 USC 44711, 49 USC 44712, 49 USC 44715, 49 USC 44716, 49 USC 44717, 49 USC 44722, 49 USC 46306, 49 USC 46315, 49 USC 46316, 49 USC 46504, 49 USC 46506, 49 USC 46507, 49 USC 47122, 49 USC 47508, 49 USC 47528, 49 USC 47529, 49 USC 47530, 49 USC 47531
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM05/26/201075 FR 29466
NPRM Comment Period End06/10/2010
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: AFS
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: General Operating and Flight Rules

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Aug 04, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 07/20/2010
ID: FAA-2010-0289-0019
Comment Now!
Due Jun 10, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 05/26/2010
ID: FAA-2010-0289-0001
Posted: 03/31/2011
ID: FAA-2010-0289-0026

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Agency Contact
Deke Abbott
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Washington, DC 20591
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