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DOD/OS RIN: 0790-AK83 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Plan for the Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic (ESCAT) 

The rule amendment will remove the requirement for DoD to gain Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) permission prior to implementing the Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic (ESCAT). In addition, this regulatory action updates the Emergency Air Traffic Priority List (EATPL) to include ten priorities providing DoD greater flexibility in administrating restrictions and lessening the impact to civil air traffic.

Agency: Department of Defense(DOD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 32 CFR 245   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    5 U.S.C. 552    E.O. 11161    E.O. 11382    E.O. 12656   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  02/00/2023 
Additional Information: Related Issuance: DoDI 5030.36 published on 09/06/2018
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Steven E. Armstrong
Chief, NORAD Strategic Engagement & Vice Director, NORAD Operations
Department of Defense
Office of the Secretary
250 Vandenberg Street, Unit B016,
Peterson Air Force Base, CO 80914-3805
Phone:719 554-1514