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9N2 Philadelphia Seaplane Base
Essington, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

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): 123.95 (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 20-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4909:49
Sunrise06:1710:17
Sunset19:4323:43
Evening civil twilight20:1100:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Apr-2021 02:27:12
Local (UTC-4)  20-Apr-2021 22:27:12
 
METAR
KPHL 
3nm E 
210154Z 17015G24KT 10SM BKN250 17/07 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP122 T01720067
KOQN 
15nm NW 
210155Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM CLR 17/04 A2989 RMK AO2
KLOM 
17nm N 
210215Z AUTO RMK AO2 PWINO
KILG 
18nm SW 
210151Z 16012KT 10SM CLR 16/07 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP122 T01610072
KPNE 
19nm NE 
210154Z 18005KT 10SM CLR 17/06 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP129 T01670061
TAF
KPHL 
3nm E 
202057Z 2021/2124 22015G23KT P6SM FEW080 BKN250 FM202300 21012G19KT P6SM BKN250 FM210200 18010KT P6SM BKN250 FM210800 18008KT P6SM BKN150 FM211400 20012G19KT P6SM OVC060 FM211600 24015G25KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS OVC035CB FM212200 30020G30KT P6SM SCT070
KILG 
18nm SW 
201935Z 2020/2118 22012G19KT P6SM SCT250 FM202300 18009KT P6SM BKN250 FM210800 18007KT P6SM BKN150 FM211400 18012G19KT P6SM OVC060 FM211600 25015G25KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS OVC050CB
KPNE 
19nm NE 
202058Z 2021/2118 21012G19KT P6SM FEW060 SCT150 FM210000 17008KT P6SM SCT150 FM210700 17007KT P6SM BKN150 FM211400 20010G16KT P6SM OVC060 FM211600 24015G25KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS OVC035CB
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