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KAOO Altoona-Blair County Airport
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AOO
Lat/Long: 40-17-46.9000N / 078-19-12.1000W
40-17.781667N / 078-19.201667W
40.2963611 / -78.3200278
(estimated)
Elevation: 1503.4 ft. / 458.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 10W (2005)
From city: 12 miles S of ALTOONA, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 16662

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: ALTOONA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AOO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0530-2200, ALL SAT 0530-1500, ALL SUN 0830-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 03/21 & MIRL RY 12/30 PRESET LOW INTST, INCR INTST & ACTVT PAPI RYS 12, 30, 03 & 21, MALSR RY 21 & REIL RYS 03, 12, & 30 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR 24 FOR UNSKED ACR & NON-ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS; CALL AMGR 814-793-2027.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
UNICOM: 123.0
WX ASOS: 127.125 (814-793-9655)
JOHNSTOWN APPROACH: 121.2
JOHNSTOWN DEPARTURE: 121.2
WX AWOS-3 at HMZ (15 nm SW): 123.675 (814-623-2936)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CLEVELAND ARTCC ON FREQS 124.4/299.2 (ALTOONA RCAG) WHEN JST TWR CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
JSTr099/23.6JOHNSTOWN VOR/DME113.0006W
RECr137/24.6REVLOC VOR/DME110.6009W
THSr329/27.6ST THOMAS VORTAC115.0007W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STOYSTOWN075/30.120910WSYS ... -.-- ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 5465 x 100 ft. / 1666 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 16.0
Double wheel: 44.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RY 03/21, THRESHOLD LGTS & EDGE LGTS OTS EXCEPT WITH PCL, AVBL FM 0100-1300Z DAILY.
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 40-17.323235N40-18.188523N
Longitude: 078-19.387697W078-19.064057W
Elevation: 1503.4 ft.1469.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 026 magnetic, 016 true206 magnetic, 196 true
Declared distances: TORA:5465 TODA:5465 ASDA:5465 LDA:5465TORA:5465 TODA:5465 ASDA:5465 LDA:5465
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 45 ft. trees, 904 ft. from runway, 522 ft. left of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear67 ft. trees, 1949 ft. from runway, 687 ft. right of centerline, 26:1 slope to clear

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 3668 x 75 ft. / 1118 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 11.5
Double wheel: 33.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RY 12/30, THRESHOLD LGTS & EDGE LGTS OTS EXCEPT WITH PCL, AVBL FM 0100-1300Z DAILY.
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 40-17.915890N40-17.726020N
Longitude: 078-19.538380W078-18.789473W
Elevation: 1472.8 ft.1481.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 118 magnetic, 108 true298 magnetic, 288 true
Declared distances: TORA:3668 TODA:3668 ASDA:3668 LDA:3668TORA:3668 TODA:3668 ASDA:3668 LDA:3668
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 36 ft. trees, 919 ft. from runway, 287 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear36 ft. tree, 711 ft. from runway, 93 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear
HAS + 4 FT GND 20 FT FM RY END 215 FT RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BLAIR COUNTY AIRPORT AUTH
310 AIRPORT DRIVE, SUITE 6
MARTINSBURG, PA 16662
Phone (814) 793-2027
Manager: TRACY PLESSINGER
310 AIRPORT DRIVE, SUITE 6
MARTINSBURG, PA 16662
Phone 814-793-2027

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 42
Single engine airplanes: 32
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 65/day *
59% transient general aviation
22% air taxi
19% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 28 February 2018

Additional Remarks

PREFERRED RY IS RY 21; FOR NOISE ABATEMENT WHEN DEP RY 03 MAINT RY HDG TIL 2 NM N OR ARPT.
SPECIALIZED ACFT (ULTRALGT, HOMEBUILT, ETC) CTC AMGR 814-793-2027 OR UNICOM 123.0 PRIOR TO LDG.
APCH/DEP SVC PRVVD BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON 121.2/299.2 OR CALL (ZOB) 440-774-0442 WHEN JOHNSTOWN APCH CTL CLSD.

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
ILS OR LOC RWY 21   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (273KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 03   download (248KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 03   download (221KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (44KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (278KB)

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9G8 - Ebensburg Airport (23 nm NW)
KJST - John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport (24 nm W)
2G9 - Somerset County Airport (35 nm SW)
02P - Stottle Memorial Heliport (35 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1309:13
Sunrise05:4609:46
Sunset20:4600:46
Evening civil twilight21:1901:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jun-2018 05:47:04
Local (UTC-4)  25-Jun-2018 01:47:04
 
METAR
KAOO 250453Z AUTO 31004KT 10SM BKN055 20/16 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP145 T02000161 402830194
KHMZ 
15nm SW 
250535Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/16 A2999 RMK AO2 T01670160
TAF
KAOO 250338Z 2504/2524 29005KT P6SM SCT035 BKN080 FM250800 34006KT P6SM OVC025 FM251300 36008G15KT P6SM BKN040
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 Altoona Flight Services
814-793-2164
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.32 $5.01 
SS $5.07 --- 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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