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4B8 Robertson Field Airport
Plainville, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: 4B8
Lat/Long: 41-41-21.6000N 072-51-52.9000W
41-41.360000N 072-51.881667W
41.6893333,-72.8646944
(estimated)
Elevation: 201.8 ft. / 61.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (2000)
From city: 2 miles N of PLAINVILLE, CT
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 06062

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BDR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1900, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1800
Pattern altitude: 1001.8 ft. MSL
TPA: 800 FT FOR ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS, 1300 FT FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & ABV.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 02/20 - CTAF. REIL RWYS 02 & 20 OPR WHEN RWY LGTS ON HIGH INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LDG FEE FOR COML AND CORPORATE ACFT ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
YANKEE APPROACH: 123.95
YANKEE DEPARTURE: 123.95
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.5
WX AWOS-AV at CT71 (3 nm NE): 129.825
WX ASOS at HFD (10 nm E): PHONE 860-527-5837
WX ASOS at MMK (11 nm S): 134.925 (203-639-9405)
WX ASOS at BDL (17 nm NE): 118.15 (860-386-3480)
WX AWOS-3PT at OXC (18 nm SW): 132.975 (203-262-1190)
  • VFR ARPT. PVT OWNED/OPERD RTR FREQ 124.55 CTLD BY BRADLEY APCH CTL TO PROVIDE CLEARANCE DELIVERY.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BDL (BRADLEY INTL, WINDSOR LOCKS, CT) APCH CNTL ON 123.95/290.55.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HFDr295/14.5HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
MADr354/23.8MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
BAFr207/29.1BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
PWLr110/33.3PAWLING VOR/DME114.3012W
BDRr032/33.8BRIDGEPORT VOR/DME108.8012W
CTRr187/36.3CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
ORWr296/39.6NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 3665 x 75 ft. / 1117 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 41-41.060177N41-41.660968N
Longitude: 072-51.919320W072-51.844238W
Elevation: 188.6 ft.201.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 019 magnetic, 005 true199 magnetic, 185 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 17 ft. trees, 250 ft. from runway, 67 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
10 FT BRUSH, 15 FT DSTC, 90 FT L.
50 ft. trees, 240 ft. from runway, 105 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 30 x 30 ft. / 9 x 9 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Latitude: 41-41.422600N
Longitude: 072-51.889350W
Elevation: 200.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in good condition

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF PLAINVILLE
1 CENTRAL SQUARE
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
Phone 860-793-0221
Manager: NICHOLAS SCATA
62 JOHNSON AVE
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
Phone 860-747-5519

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 49
Single engine airplanes: 43
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 62/day *
49% transient general aviation
49% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 17 August 2022

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS IN EFCT. CTC 1-800-573-5519 OR 860-747-5519 FOR DTLS.
FOR CD CTC YANKEE APCH AT 860-386-3597.
CTN DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (510KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHFD - Hartford-Brainard Airport (10 nm E)
KMMK - Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (11 nm S)
KBDL - Bradley International Airport (17 nm NE)
KOXC - Waterbury-Oxford Airport (18 nm SW)
KSNC - Chester Airport (24 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3011:30
Sunrise06:5911:59
Sunset17:1222:12
Evening civil twilight17:4122:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Feb-2023 01:34:27
Local (UTC-5)  06-Feb-2023 20:34:27
 
METAR
KHFD 
10nm E 
070053Z 35008KT 10SM CLR 04/M03 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP202 T00391033
KMMK 
10nm S 
070053Z AUTO 32007KT 10SM CLR 03/M05 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP203 T00331050
KBDL 
17nm NE 
070051Z 34009KT 10SM FEW190 SCT250 03/M06 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP203 T00281056
KOXC 
18nm SW 
070051Z 35009KT 10SM CLR 01/M06 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP219 T00061056
TAF
KBDL 
17nm NE 
062102Z 0621/0724 36013G23KT P6SM BKN110 FM070500 36011KT P6SM SKC FM071000 01007KT P6SM SKC FM071600 06004KT P6SM FEW210 FM071900 18007KT P6SM BKN170
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