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DOT/FAA RIN: 2120-AL28 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title:+Extension of the Prohibition Against Certain Flights in the Territory and Airspace of Somalia 

This action extends the expiration date for the Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) that prohibits certain flights in the territory and airspace of Somalia at altitudes below flight level (FL) 260 by all United States (U.S.) air carriers, U.S. commercial operators, persons exercising the privileges of a U.S. airman certificate, except when such persons are operating a U.S.-registered aircraft for a foreign air carrier, and operators of U.S.-registered civil aircraft, except when such operators are foreign air carriers. The FAA is taking this action because it has determined that there continues to be an unacceptable risk to U.S. civil aviation operating in the territory and airspace of Somalia at altitudes below FL260 resulting from terrorist and militant activity. The FAA also republishes, with minor revisions, the approval process and exemption information for this SFAR.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 91    14 CFR 91   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f)    49 U.S.C. 1155    49 U.S.C. 40101    49 U.S.C. 40103    49 U.S.C. 40105    49 U.S.C. 40113    49 U.S.C. 40120    49 U.S.C. 44101    49 U.S.C. 44111    49 U.S.C. 44701    49 U.S.C. 44701    49 U.S.C. 44703 note    49 U.S.C. 44704    49 U.S.C. 44709    49 U.S.C. 44711    49 U.S.C. 44712    49 U.S.C. 44715 to 44717    49 U.S.C. 44722    49 U.S.C. 46306    49 U.S.C. 46315    49 U.S.C. 46316    49 U.S.C. 46504    49 U.S.C. 46506    49 U.S.C. 46507    49 U.S.C. 47122    49 U.S.C. 47508    49 U.S.C. 47528 to 47531    49 U.S.C. 47534    49 U.S.C. 106(g)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  01/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Will Gonzalez
Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
800 Independence Ave, SW C-48,
Washington, DC 20591