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4B9 Simsbury Airport
Simsbury, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 4B9
Lat/Long: 41-54-58.3000N 072-46-37.0000W
41-54.971667N 072-46.616667W
41.9161944,-72.7769444
(estimated)
Elevation: 195 ft. / 59 m (estimated)
Variation: 14W (1985)
From city: 3 miles NE of SIMSBURY, CT
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 06070

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BDR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0830-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT MIRL RWY 03/21 - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS at BDL (4 nm E): 118.15 (860-386-3480)
WX ASOS at HFD (12 nm SE): PHONE 860-527-5837
WX AWOS-AV at CT71 (12 nm S): 129.825
WX ASOS at BAF (15 nm N): 127.1 (413-568-2267)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BAFr204/15.0BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
HFDr341/19.4HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
CTRr174/23.8CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
MADr007/36.3MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
PWLr089/37.8PAWLING VOR/DME114.3012W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 2205 x 50 ft. / 672 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD THLD LIGHTS GREEN/GREEN.
Operational restrictions: RWY 3/21 SAFETY BARRIER 15 FT NE THR BARRICADE NOT LGTD.
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 41-54.795833N41-55.146000N
Longitude: 072-46.681500W072-46.552333W
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: no270 ft.
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 75 ft. trees, 780 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
70 FT TREES, 25-50 FT DSTC, 123 FT R.
60 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway, 77 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
40 FT TREES, 0 FT DSTC, 123 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: AIRPORT REALTY ASSOC. LLC
37 SUNSET FARMS RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107
Phone 860-236-3301
Manager: BRAD GRISWOLD
119 PARK RD
PLEASANT VALLEY, CT 06063
Phone 860-459-1575

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 35/day *
90% local general aviation
9% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 16 August 2022

Additional Remarks

DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT - BIRDS PARTICULARLY IN APCH TO RWY 03.
RWY 03 HAS AN UP-HILL GRADE.
FOR CD CTC YANKEE APCH AT 860-386-3597. IF UNA, CTC FSS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 4B9.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBDL - Bradley International Airport (4 nm E)
KHFD - Hartford-Brainard Airport (12 nm SE)
4B8 - Robertson Field Airport (14 nm S)
KBAF - Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport (15 nm N)
KCEF - Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport (20 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 4B9 (Simsbury Airport)
Photo by Philip E. Worley
Photo taken 29-May-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2611:26
Sunrise06:5711:57
Sunset16:2121:21
Evening civil twilight16:5221:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Nov-2022 02:11:08
Local (UTC-5)  28-Nov-2022 21:11:08
 
METAR
KBDL 
4nm E 
290151Z 31011KT 10SM FEW042 04/M02 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP149 T00441017
KHFD 
12nm SE 
290153Z 32008KT 10SM CLR 06/M01 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP152 T00561011
KBAF 
15nm N 
290153Z 34007KT 10SM CLR 03/M02 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP152 T00331017
TAF
KBDL 
4nm E 
282111Z 2821/2924 31009KT P6SM BKN050 FM290700 34004KT P6SM FEW250 FM292000 18003KT P6SM FEW200
KBAF 
15nm N 
281741Z 2818/2918 34009KT P6SM BKN030 FM281900 34008KT P6SM BKN035 FM282200 32005KT P6SM SCT090 FM290000 33008KT P6SM SCT150 FM290700 33004KT P6SM FEW250 FM291100 00000KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Simsbury Flying Club 860-459-1575
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100LL
SS $8.99 
 Updated 01-Jun-2022
 
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