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5B2 Saratoga County Airport
Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 5B2
Lat/Long: 43-03-02.6000N 073-51-41.9000W
43-03.043333N 073-51.698333W
43.0507222,-73.8616389
(estimated)
Elevation: 433.9 ft. / 132.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1995)
From city: 3 miles SW of SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 12020

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: 5B2 (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0730-DUSK
Pattern altitude: 1200.9 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 05/23; MIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.075
WX AWOS-3: 132.025 (518-884-9289)
ALBANY APPROACH: 118.05
ALBANY DEPARTURE: 118.05
WX AWOS-3 at SCH (12 nm S): 119.275 (518-399-6586)
WX ASOS at ALB (18 nm S): 120.45 (518-464-6423)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALBr005/18.4ALBANY VORTAC115.3013W
CAMr292/23.0CAMBRIDGE VOR/DME115.0014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HUNTER029/12.235614WHEU .... . ..-
JOHNSTOWN096/20.852314WJJH .--- .--- ....

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 4699 x 100 ft. / 1432 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 46 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 116.0
Double wheel: 192.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 43-02.725627N43-03.330943N
Longitude: 073-52.041803W073-51.384960W
Elevation: 433.9 ft.427.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 039 true233 magnetic, 219 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 89 ft. trees, 1579 ft. from runway, 194 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear89 ft. trees, 1876 ft. from runway, 88 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 30 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 83.0
Double wheel: 126.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RY LIGHTS OTS.
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 43-03.265625N43-02.855512N
Longitude: 073-52.029923W073-51.327443W
Elevation: 431.8 ft.425.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 143 magnetic, 129 true323 magnetic, 309 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 69 ft. trees, 455 ft. from runway, 222 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear73 ft. trees, 713 ft. from runway, 72 ft. right of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SARATOGA COUNTY
3654 GALWAY RD
BALLSTON SPA, NY 12020
Phone (518) 885-2235
TOM SPEZIALE, SARATOGA CO. DPW.
Manager: JON ZILKA
405 GREENFIELD AVE.
BALLSTON SPA, NY 12020
Phone 518-885-5470
FBO

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 92
Single engine airplanes: 44
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 45
    
Aircraft operations: avg 106/day *
57% local general aviation
39% transient general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 15 June 2017

Additional Remarks

A104 PEAK DURING RACING SEASON.
JET OR TURBINE ACFT USE 5 OR 23.
GLIDER ACTVTY ON WKENDS & OCNLY WKDAYS WITH EXTENSIVE PRE-LAUNCH & AFTER LDG GND OPNS ON SHOULDERS OF RY IN USE.
ALBANY ANG HELS DO TGL OPNS USUALLY DURG DALGT HRS.
YEAR ROUND FEDERALLY & STATE PROTECTED HABITAT FOR KARNER BLUE BUTTERFLY; UNAUTHORIZED OFF-PAVEMENT OPNS PROHIBITED.
GCO AVBL ON FREQ 118.125 THRU ALB CLEARANCE DELIVERY.
FOR CD IF GCO UNA CTC BOSTON ARTCC AT 603-879-6859.

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 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (314KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSCH - Schenectady County Airport (12 nm S)
KALB - Albany International Airport (18 nm S)
KGFL - Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport (21 nm NE)
NY0 - Fulton County Airport (21 nm W)
KDDH - William H Morse State Airport (29 nm E)
 
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Photo taken 03-Oct-2013
looking south at 7500'.

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From to 5B2

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3509:35
Sunrise06:0510:05
Sunset19:4323:43
Evening civil twilight20:1400:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Apr-2021 06:15:07
Local (UTC-4)  21-Apr-2021 02:15:07
 
METAR
KSCH 
12nm S 
210146Z 30006KT 15SM CLR 07/00 A2996 RMK LAST
KALB 
18nm S 
210551Z 26003KT 10SM BKN090 OVC100 04/02 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP132 60005 T00390022 10072 20039 58012
KGFL 
20nm NE 
210553Z AUTO 01004KT 10SM -RA OVC055 04/02 A2991 RMK AO2 RAB06 SLP134 P0002 60005 T00390022 10094 20039 58009
KNY0 
21nm W 
210555Z AUTO 30003KT 10SM OVC055 02/01 A2989 RMK AO2
TAF
KALB 
18nm S 
210539Z 2106/2206 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH BKN080 TEMPO 2106/2110 4SM -SHRA BR BKN035 FM211000 16005KT 6SM -DZ BR BKN008 FM211500 17006KT 4SM -RA BR SCT008 OVC015 FM211700 18006KT 2SM -RA BR BKN008 FM212300 29011G20KT 6SM BR VCSH SCT008 OVC020
KGFL 
20nm NE 
210319Z 2103/2124 00000KT P6SM OVC060 TEMPO 2104/2108 4SM -SHRA BR OVC025 FM210800 VRB03KT 4SM -RA BKN015 OVC025 FM211300 04004KT 6SM -DZ BR SCT008 OVC020 FM211800 05007KT 4SM -RA BR BKN008 OVC012 FM212300 34010KT 4SM -SNRA BR OVC008
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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North American Flight Services
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UNICOM 123.075
518-885-5470
toll-free 888-359-7912
[web site]
[email]
Experience first class hospitality and quality with North American Flight Services. Our state of the art facility combines high tech design with small town charm in beautiful up-state New York. North American is less than 6 miles from the historical Saratoga Race Course, beautiful downtown Saratoga springs, and the internationally acclaimed Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Our FAR 145 repair station maintenance facility has dedicated staff and provides the highest quality aircraft maintenance available. North American is dedicated to our customers, fly into Saratoga and let us prove it to you!
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U.S. Government Contract Fuel   U.S. Government AIR Card   WSI Pilotbrief   UVair   World Fuel Contract Fuel   AVTRIP   Contract Fuel   Courtesy car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   FAA Authorized Chart Agent   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   Wheelchair Accessible   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.25 $5.59 
SS $6.25 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at 5B2 but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at 5B2.
Located at KALB
Million Air Albany
ASRI 129.70
518-242-2444
[web site]
[email]
At KALB (Albany International Airport), 18 miles S

Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, and Aircraft charters.
More info and photos of Million Air Albany (KALB)
Located at KALB
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.25 $4.71 
 Updated 20-Apr-2021
 
   6 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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