33 CFR 334.700 - Choctawhatchee Bay, aerial gunnery ranges, Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

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§ 334.700 Choctawhatchee Bay, aerial gunnery ranges, Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
(a) The danger zones—
(1) Aerial gunnery range in west part of Choctawhatchee Bay. The danger zone shall encompass all navigable waters of the United States as defined at 33 CFR part 329, including the waters of Choctawhatchee Bay within an area bounded by a line connecting the following coordinates, excluding that part of the area included within the aerial gunnery range along the north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay as described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section: Commencing at the northeast shore at latitude 30°28′09.11″ N, longitude 086°29′02.30″ W; thence to latitude 30°25′30″ N, longitude 086°21′30″ W; thence to latitude 30°23′34.72″ N, longitude 086°23′00.22″ W; then following the shoreline at the mean high water line to latitude 30°24′09.45″ N, longitude 086°25′00.08″ W; thence to the southwest shore at latitude 30°27′54.18″ N, longitude 086°29′18.32″ W; then following the shoreline at the mean high water line easterly to point of origin.
(2) Aerial gunnery range along north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay. The danger zone shall encompass all navigable waters of the United States as defined at 33 CFR part 329, including the waters of Choctawhatchee Bay within an area bounded by a line connecting the following coordinates: Commencing at the northwest shore at latitude 30°27′26″ N, longitude 086°25′30″ W; thence to latitude 30°26′00″ N, longitude 086°25′30″ W; thence to latitude 30°26′57″ N, longitude 086°20′35″ W; thence to latitude 30°26′12″ N, longitude 086°20′35″ W; thence to latitude 30°26′29″ N, longitude 086°15′00″ W; thence to the northeast shore at latitude 30°29′08.7″ N, longitude 086°15′00″ W; then following the shoreline at the mean high water line easterly to point of origin.
(b) The regulations—
(1) Aerial gunnery range in west part of Choctawhatchee Bay. The aerial gunnery range in the west part of Choctawhatchee Bay (as described in paragraph (a)(1) of this section) may be used by persons and watercraft except during periods when firing is conducted. Use of the area will be advertised in advance by Eglin AFB Public Affairs. During periods of firing, traverse of this area shall not be denied to regular cargo-carrying or passenger-carrying vessels or tows proceeding on established routes. In case any such vessel is within the area, the officer in charge of gunnery operations will cause the cessation or postponement of fire until the vessel has cleared that part of the area within the range of the weapons being used. The vessel shall proceed on its normal course and shall not delay its progress.
(2) Aerial gunnery range along north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay. No person, vessel or other craft shall enter or remain within the aerial gunnery range along the north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay (as described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section) during times the area is active. Activation of the area will be advertised in advance by Eglin AFB Public Affairs.
(c) Enforcement.
(1) The regulations in this section shall be enforced by the Commander, 96 Air Base Wing, Eglin AFB, Florida and such agencies as he/she may designate.
(2) Enforcement of the regulations in this section will be accomplished in accordance with the active security level as defined by the Department of Defense Force Protection Condition (FPCON) System.
[76 FR 75455, Dec. 2, 2011]

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  • 2013-12-16; vol. 78 # 241 - Monday, December 16, 2013
    1. 78 FR 76060 - Pacific Ocean off the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands, Island of Kauai, Hawaii; Danger Zone.
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      Final rule.
      Effective date: January 15, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 334

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Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR 334 after this date.

  • 2013-12-16; vol. 78 # 241 - Monday, December 16, 2013
    1. 78 FR 76060 - Pacific Ocean off the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands, Island of Kauai, Hawaii; Danger Zone.
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      DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
      Final rule.
      Effective date: January 15, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 334