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6B6 Minute Man Air Field
Stow, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 6B6
Lat/Long: 42-27-38.3054N / 071-31-04.1933W
42-27.638423N / 071-31.069888W
42.4606404 / -71.5178315
(estimated)
Elevation: 268 ft. / 81.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16W (1985)
From city: 2 miles N of STOW, MA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 01775

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BDR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1600
Pattern altitude: 1300 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN OTS 2300-0700. DUSK-2300

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
BOSTON APPROACH: 124.4
BOSTON DEPARTURE: 124.4
WX ASOS at BED (10 nm E): 124.6 (781-274-9733)
WX ASOS at FIT (12 nm NW): 135.175 (978-343-9121)
WX AWOS-3PT at ASH (19 nm N): 125.1 (603-578-0473)
WX ASOS at ORH (20 nm SW): PHONE 508-795-7546
  • CLNC DLVY THRU BRIDGEPORT RADIO (BDR) 1-866-293-5149.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BOSr301/24.2BOSTON VOR/DME112.7016W
GDMr116/24.4GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
LWMr243/25.1LAWRENCE VOR/DME112.5015W
MHTr210/25.3MANCHESTER VOR/DME114.4015W
PUTr040/33.6PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W
EENr134/39.6KEENE VORTAC109.4014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BEDDS275/5.833216WBE -... .
FITCHBURG132/11.936515WFIT ..-. .. -
SHAKER HILL287/15.025116WSKR ... -.- .-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 2770 x 48 ft. / 844 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 42-27.451167N42-27.888167N
Longitude: 071-31.209167W071-31.032333W
Elevation: 267.0 ft.268.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 033 magnetic, 017 true213 magnetic, 197 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
ACTVT REIL RY 21 - CTAF.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 48 ft. hill, lighted, 340 ft. from runway, 270 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
RY 03 GRND RISES GRADUALLY TO +12 FT FM END OF PAVEMENT.
70 ft. trees, 1850 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 1600 x 70 ft. / 488 x 21 m
Surface: turf/gravel, in fair condition
Gradient: NW
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 42-27.621833N42-27.546833N
Longitude: 071-31.152333W071-30.811333W
Elevation: 259.0 ft.254.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 122 magnetic, 106 true302 magnetic, 286 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 30 ft. trees, 300 ft. from runway, 125 ft. of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear50 ft. trees, 400 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MINUTE MAN AIRFIELD INC
302 BOXBORO RD
STOW, MA 01775
Phone 978-897-3933
Manager: DONALD MC PHERSON
302 BOXBORO RD
STOW, MA 01775
Phone 978-897-3933

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 66
Single engine airplanes: 65
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 70/day *
52% transient general aviation
48% local general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 07 April 2015

Additional Remarks

TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1032 FT AGL.
BEFORE USING RWY 12/30 CALL MGR TO DETERMINE RWY CONDITIONS.
HELICOPTERS USE RIGHT TRAFFIC.
UPWIND AND CROSSWIND APCHS NOT RECOMMENDED.
TREE OBSTRUCTION IN APCH; PRIMARY & TRANSITION SURFACES RYS 03 & 12/30.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT NOTIFY AMGR 978-897-3933 OF INTTENTION TO OPERATE BTN 2300-0600.

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 21 June 2018 at 0901Z to 19 July 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (185KB)
VOR/DME RWY 21   download (182KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (243KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBED - Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport (10 nm E)
KFIT - Fitchburg Municipal Airport (12 nm NW)
KASH - Boire Field Airport (19 nm N)
KORH - Worcester Regional Airport (20 nm SW)
1B6 - Hopedale Industrial Park Airport (21 nm S)
 
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Photo taken 29-Sep-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5008:50
Sunrise05:2409:24
Sunset20:2000:20
Evening civil twilight20:5400:54

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jul-2018 18:48:36
Local (UTC-4)  16-Jul-2018 14:48:36
 
METAR
KBED 
10nm E 
161756Z 05005KT 10SM SCT030 SCT110 31/23 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP153 T03110228 10311 20194 56015
KFIT 
12nm NW 
161752Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM FEW033 FEW110 31/23 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP145 T03060228 10306 20200 58018
KASH 
18nm N 
161756Z 10007KT 10SM SCT035 31/22 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP154 T03060217 10306 20194 58016
KORH 
19nm SW 
161754Z 18009KT 10SM BKN100 28/19 A3000
TAF
KBED 
10nm E 
161738Z 1618/1718 17006KT P6SM SCT050 FM170300 19004KT P6SM BKN200 FM170700 VRB03KT P6SM BKN025 FM170900 VRB03KT 4SM BR BKN010 FM171200 21007KT 5SM BR BKN010 FM171500 20009KT P6SM SCT025
KORH 
19nm SW 
161738Z 1618/1718 20005KT P6SM SCT050 FM170800 23005KT 4SM BR BKN008 FM171200 23008KT P6SM BKN015 FM171400 22009KT P6SM BKN025 FM171500 22009KT P6SM BKN050
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Stow Aviation Services 978-897-3933
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Rental cars delivered, ...

More info about Stow Aviation Services
Shell
100LL
PS $4.99 
RA $4.79 
 Updated 11-Jul-2018
 
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PS=Pump service
RA=Restricted
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Nancy's Air Field Cafe 978-897-3934
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