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9N2 Philadelphia Seaplane Base
Essington, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 9N2
Lat/Long: 39-51-32.4060N 075-17-58.6710W
39-51.540100N 075-17.977850W
39.8590017,-75.2996308
(estimated)
Elevation: 0 ft. / 0 m (estimated)
Variation: 11W (1985)
From city: 1 mile S of ESSINGTON, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 19029

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATTENDED
Pattern altitude: 300 ft. MSL
CHECK PHL TCA CHART FOR LNDG AREA.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at PHL (2.8 nm E): PHONE 215-492-9617
WX AWOS-3T at OQN (15 nm NW): 121.4 ((610) 692-6190)
WX AWOS-3 at LOM (17 nm N): 118.925 (215-646-1068)
WX ASOS at ILG (18 nm SW): PHONE 302-328-1536
WX ASOS at PNE (19 nm NE): 121.15 (215-677-0146)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OODr011/13.4WOODSTOWN VORTAC112.8010W
MXEr111/17.5MODENA VORTAC113.2009W
DQOr063/17.9DUPONT VORTAC114.0010W
VCNr331/24.6CEDAR LAKE VOR/DME115.2010W
PTWr160/24.9POTTSTOWN VORTAC116.5009W
ARDr227/29.7YARDLEY VOR/DME108.2010W
GXUr266/33.6MC GUIRE VORTAC110.6012W
ENOr024/38.9SMYRNA VORTAC111.4009W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
AMBLER194/16.027512WING .. -. --.
RAINBOW355/27.536311WRNB .-. -. -...

Seaplane Base Services

Runway Information

Runway 11W/29W

Dimensions: 9100 x 250 ft. / 2774 x 76 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 11W  RUNWAY 29W
Traffic pattern: rightleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWNSHIP OF TINICUM
629 N GOVERNOR PRINTZ BLVD
ESSINGTON, PA 19029
Phone 610-521-3530
Manager: DAVID SCHREIBER
97 WANNAMAKER AVE
ESSINGTON, PA 19029
Phone 610-521-3530

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 12/year *
100% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 27 July 2020

Additional Remarks

TSNT TFC CTC PHL APCH CTL FOR TFC ADZYS.
CALL 610-521-3530 PRIOR TO ARR.
NO NIGHT OPS.
FOR CD CTC PHILADELPHIA APCH AT 800-354-9884.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 9N2.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPHL - Philadelphia International Airport (3 nm E)
7N7 - Spitfire Aerodrome (9 nm SW)
KOQN - Brandywine Regional Airport (15 nm NW)
17N - Cross Keys Airport (15 nm SE)
KLOM - Wings Field Airport (17 nm N)
19N - Camden County Airport (17 nm E)
KILG - New Castle Airport (18 nm SW)
KPNE - Northeast Philadelphia Airport (19 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5910:59
Sunrise07:2711:27
Sunset18:0422:04
Evening civil twilight18:3122:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Oct-2020 09:40:03
Local (UTC-4)  27-Oct-2020 05:40:03
 
METAR
KPHL 
3nm E 
270854Z 29007KT 10SM SCT008 BKN039 OVC050 15/13 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP203 T01500133 53004
KOQN 
15nm NW 
270915Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR SCT005 BKN050 OVC075 12/12 A3014 RMK AO2
KLOM 
17nm N 
270915Z AUTO 26003KT 7SM BR SCT005 OVC055 13/13 A3014 RMK AO2 T01310129
KILG 
18nm SW 
270851Z AUTO 28005KT 1/4SM R01/P6000FT OVC050 13/12 A3014 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 9 SLP207 T01330122 53007
KPNE 
19nm NE 
270922Z AUTO 29005KT 9SM SCT009 OVC055 15/14 A3014 RMK AO2 T01500139
TAF
KPHL 
3nm E 
270524Z 2706/2812 30005KT 4SM BR OVC004 TEMPO 2706/2710 1SM BR OVC002 FM271000 35006KT P6SM BKN015 FM271200 36006KT P6SM BKN050 FM271900 33005KT P6SM BKN150 FM280100 VRB02KT P6SM BKN050
KILG 
18nm SW 
270524Z 2706/2806 VRB05KT 4SM BR OVC004 TEMPO 2706/2710 1SM BR OVC002 FM271000 35005KT P6SM BKN015 FM271200 36007KT P6SM BKN050 FM271900 35005KT P6SM BKN150 FM280100 VRB02KT P6SM BKN050
KPNE 
19nm NE 
270524Z 2706/2806 VRB02KT 4SM BR BKN003 TEMPO 2706/2710 1SM BR FM271000 35005KT P6SM BKN015 FM271200 36005KT P6SM BKN050 FM271900 35005KT P6SM BKN150 FM280100 VRB02KT P6SM BKN050
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