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KAOO Altoona-Blair County Airport
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 21   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (273KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 03 **CHANGED**   download (249KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 03   download (219KB)
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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Taken in June 2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5611:56
Sunrise07:2712:27
Sunset16:4621:46
Evening civil twilight17:1722:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Dec-2018 00:06:11
Local (UTC-5)  11-Dec-2018 19:06:11
 
METAR
KAOO 112353Z AUTO 27009KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP173 T00001078 10039 21011 53006 $
KHMZ 
15nm SW 
112335Z AUTO 28009G16KT 10SM CLR 01/M10 A2999 RMK AO2 T00061100
TAF
KAOO 112148Z 1122/1218 27010G20KT P6SM SKC FM120000 26008KT P6SM SCT025 FM120300 28016G33KT P6SM BKN020 FM120900 30008KT P6SM BKN025
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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 $4.99 $5.04 
SS $4.74 --- 
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