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6B6 Minute Man Air Field
Stow, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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
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): PHONE 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: 66
    
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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 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 21-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0711:07
Sunrise06:3511:35
Sunset17:2422:24
Evening civil twilight17:5322:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Feb-2018 02:24:11
Local (UTC-5)  21-Feb-2018 21:24:11
 
METAR
KBED 
10nm E 
220156Z 32014G22KT 10SM SCT039 OVC060 17/08 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP269 T01720083
KFIT 
12nm NW 
220152Z AUTO 32016G20KT 10SM OVC060 17/08 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP268 T01720083 TSNO
KASH 
18nm N 
220156Z 34011G19KT 10SM SCT039 OVC080 13/09 A3031
KORH 
19nm SW 
220154Z 32009KT 10SM OVC048 16/10 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP266 T01560100 $
TAF
KBED 
10nm E 
212101Z 2121/2218 21012KT P6SM FEW250 FM212300 27010KT P6SM SCT045 FM221500 01005KT P6SM VCSH OVC080
KORH 
19nm SW 
211750Z 2118/2218 21013G24KT P6SM FEW250 FM220000 29010KT P6SM BKN040 FM220500 33010KT P6SM BKN040 FM221100 01006KT P6SM OVC090 FM221700 02006KT 4SM -RAPL OVC070
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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 $4.59 
RA $4.39 
 Updated 13-Feb-2018
 
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PS=Pump service
RA=Restricted
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

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