CHARTING NEWS

***LOS ANGELES***
TERMINAL AREA CHART

*** CHANGES FOUND ON Edition  68***   

The new edition of the Los Angeles Terminal
Area Chart became effective
December 12, 2013.

Here are some of the changes we found:

On the chart legend, check changes:

A QR code (quick response code), one of
those bar codes with black modules (square
dots) arranged in a square grid on a white
background, which can be read by an imaging
device such as a camera or smartphone.

On the navigation side of the chart,
check the changes:

1.  In the southwest corner of the navigation
side of the chart, the location of the warning
note, “NOAA REGULATED NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY DESIGNATED AREAS,
see http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/flight” was
adjusted for clutter.  AOPA continues to be
apposed to the new overflight regulations that
give the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration authority to enforce new
airspace restrictions.

2.  The Class D airspace around El Monte
(KEMT), which includes an arrival extension
for instrument approaches, has been rotated
about 40 degrees.  Nitnoid: The configuration
of each Class D airspace area is individually
tailored and when instrument procedures are
published, the airspace will normally be
designed to contain the procedures. Arrival
extensions for instrument approach
procedures may be Class D or Class E
airspace. As a general rule, if all extensions
are 2 miles or less, they remain part of the
Class D surface area. However, if any one
extension is greater than 2 miles, then all
extensions become Class E.

3. The airport beacon for March Air Reserve
Base (KRIV) has been relocated from north of
the threshold for Runway 14 to north of the
threshold for runway 12.  Note: the   white-
green (lighted land airport) airport beacon
may be either a rotating or flashing beacon
and operates continuously sunset to
sunrise.

On the flyways side:

1.  Changes #2 and  #3 made to navigation
side (above) were also incorporated on the
flyways side of chart.

2.  NOTE: Queens Gate VFR checkpoint flag,
erroneously relocated with revisions to
Edition 66, has not yet been corrected.

If you find any other changes on the Los
Angeles Terminal Area Chart, please let us
know!!!

For a graphical representation of the
chart changes:

LAX Chart Edition 68 vs 67
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