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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 NOVEMBER 2020

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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): PHONE 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 (3.55 degrees glide path)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
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (5.40 degrees glide path)
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 05 November 2020 at 0901Z to 03 December 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (304KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (223KB)
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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Aerial photo of 5B2 (Saratoga County Airport)
Photo by Nick Tognacci
Photo taken 03-Oct-2013
looking south at 7500'.

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From to 5B2

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Nov-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3511:35
Sunrise07:0712:07
Sunset16:2121:21
Evening civil twilight16:5321:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Nov-2020 19:33:39
Local (UTC-5)  29-Nov-2020 14:33:39
 
METAR
KSCH 
12nm S 
291852Z 16004KT 15SM SKC 11/M02 A3005
KALB 
18nm S 
291851Z 15007KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP181 T00781028
KGFL 
20nm NE 
291853Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM CLR 08/M02 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP180 T00781022
KNY0 
21nm W 
291916Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3003 RMK AO2
TAF
KALB 
18nm S 
291727Z 2918/3018 17007KT P6SM SKC FM300000 16004KT P6SM SCT250 FM301200 VRB05KT P6SM OVC150 FM301600 04007KT 4SM RA BR BKN030 OVC050 WS020/12040KT
KGFL 
20nm NE 
291727Z 2918/3018 19008KT P6SM SKC FM300000 00000KT P6SM SCT250 FM301200 36003KT P6SM OVC150 FM301700 02006KT 4SM RA BR BKN030 OVC050 WS020/12040KT
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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North American Flight Services
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UNICOM 123.075
518-885-5470
toll-free 1-888-359-7912
[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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100LL Jet A
FS $5.49 $5.08 
SS $5.49 --- 
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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.
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Located at KALB
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.29 $4.18 
 Updated 24-Nov-2020
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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