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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

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 RY 05/23 & RY 32; MIRL RY 05/23 & RY 14/32; - 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
GFLr226/20.6GLENS FALLS VORTAC110.2014W
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: 
Single wheel: 30.0
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.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
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: yes
RIGHT REIL OTS.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 73 ft. trees, 1537 ft. from runway, 70 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear66 ft. trees, 2215 ft. from runway, 150 ft. both sides of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
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.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
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: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 74 ft. trees, 504 ft. from runway, 214 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear70 ft. trees, 690 ft. from runway, 8:1 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: 69
Single engine airplanes: 49
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 16
    
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.

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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (282KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (199KB)
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-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3010:30
Sunrise06:5810:58
Sunset19:0723:07
Evening civil twilight19:3623:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Mar-2019 14:50:07
Local (UTC-4)  21-Mar-2019 10:50:07
 
METAR
KSCH 
12nm S 
211347Z 19010KT 15SM BKN038 07/M01 A3012
KALB 
18nm S 
211430Z 18011G15KT 10SM SCT023 BKN028 OVC039 07/00 A3013 RMK AO2 T00720000
KGFL 
20nm NE 
211353Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM OVC043 05/M02 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP205 T00501017
KNY0 
21nm W 
211416Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM OVC029 04/00 A3009 RMK AO2
TAF
KALB 
18nm S 
211428Z 2114/2212 17011G17KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC050 TEMPO 2114/2118 6SM -SHRA BKN030 FM211800 16010G18KT 5SM -RA BR SCT015 OVC030 FM220000 14006KT 6SM -RA BR SCT025 OVC040 FM220400 05005KT 4SM -RA BR SCT008 OVC020 FM220700 35008KT 2SM -RA BR BKN008 OVC012
KGFL 
20nm NE 
211120Z 2112/2212 19004KT P6SM OVC100 FM211600 19008KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 OVC040 TEMPO 2116/2118 BKN025 FM212000 18005KT 4SM -RA BR SCT015 OVC025 FM220100 VRB03KT 6SM -RA BR SCT025 OVC040 FM220500 36006KT 3SM -RA BR SCT008 OVC015 FM220800 01005KT 1 1/2SM -RASN BR OVC008
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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 $5.60 $5.62 
SS $5.60 --- 
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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 $5.12 $4.71 
 Updated 20-Mar-2019
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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