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KCDW Essex County Airport
Caldwell, New Jersey, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: CDW
Lat/Long: 40-52-30.8090N 074-16-52.8610W
40-52.513483N 074-16.881017W
40.8752247,-74.2813503
(estimated)
Elevation: 172.3 ft. / 52.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13W (1985)
From city: 2 miles N of CALDWELL, NJ
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 07004

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: MILLVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CDW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2300
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LARGE & TURBOJET ACFT 1527 FT AGL; TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1027 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, MIRL RY 10/28 AND HIRL RY 04/22 PRESET MEDIUM INTST. REIL RY 22 AVBL HIGH INTST ONLY. ACTVT HIRL RY 04/22 & REIL RY 22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
AIRPORT BEACON LOCATED ON TOP OF CONTROL TOWER. Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.8
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 135.5
WX ASOS: 135.5 (973-575-4417)
CALDWELL GROUND: 121.9 [0700-2300]
CALDWELL TOWER: 119.8 [0700-2300]
NEW YORK APPROACH: 127.6
NEW YORK DEPARTURE: 119.2
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.1
WX AWOS-3 at MMU (8 nm SW): PHONE 973-290-0135
WX ASOS at TEB (10 nm E): PHONE 201-393-0855
WX ASOS at EWR (12 nm SE): PHONE 973-621-2892
WX AWOS-3 at LDJ (16 nm S): 124.025 (908-862-7383)
WX AWOS-3PT at JRB (16 nm SE): 128.175 (212-425-1534)
WX ASOS at LGA (19 nm E): PHONE 718-672-6317
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVAILABLE.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEBr290/10.1TETERBORO VOR/DME108.4011W
SAXr146/16.4SPARTA VORTAC115.7011W
LGAr298/19.5LA GUARDIA VOR/DME113.1012W
CRIr323/23.6CANARSIE VOR/DME112.3011W
BWZr090/25.0BROADWAY VOR/DME114.2011W
SBJr060/27.3SOLBERG VOR/DME112.9010W
JFKr314/27.4KENNEDY VOR/DME115.9012W
STWr116/27.6STILLWATER VOR/DME109.6011W
COLr002/34.3COLTS NECK VOR/DME115.4011W
HUOr167/35.0HUGUENOT VOR/DME116.1011W
CMKr245/39.9CARMEL VOR/DME116.6012W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TORBY314/8.021412WTE - .
CHATHAM053/10.525413WCAT -.-. .- -

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 4552 x 80 ft. / 1387 x 24 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 40-52.065605N40-52.717402N
Longitude: 074-17.180260W074-16.692303W
Elevation: 172.0 ft.172.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 030 true223 magnetic, 210 true
Displaced threshold: 375 ft.135 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 22 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 5 DEGREES RIGHT OF CENTERLINE DUE TO OBSTRUCTION.
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 45 ft. tree, 220 ft. from runway, 137 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 13:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
90 ft. trees, 400 ft. from runway, 245 ft. both sides of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE, 200 FT FM RY END, ACROSS CNTRLN.

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3719 x 75 ft. / 1134 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 40-52.626308N40-52.699297N
Longitude: 074-17.213872W074-16.412762W
Elevation: 168.4 ft.172.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 096 magnetic, 083 true276 magnetic, 263 true
Displaced threshold: 344 ft.550 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 39 ft. tree, 264 ft. from runway, 1:1 slope to clear
RY 10 APCH SLOPE 11:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
46 ft. tree, 423 ft. from runway, 123 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE, 195 FT FM RY END, 120 FT LT OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ESSEX COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY
27 WRIGHT WAY
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
Phone 973-575-0952
Manager: JOE CALI
27 WRIGHT WAY
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
Phone 973-227-4567

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 198
Single engine airplanes: 160
Multi engine airplanes: 22
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 248/day *
49% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2022

Additional Remarks

TURBO JET ACFT LNDG & TKOFS RESTRICTED TO RWY 04/22.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
NON-STANDARD TRAFFIC PATTERNS FOR RWY 04 PROHIBITED DUE TO NOISE SENSITIVE AREA SOUTHWEST OF THE AIRPORT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NEW YORK APCH AT 800-645-3206
ROTOCRAFT: IF PSBL, CROSS THE ARPT BDRY AT OR ABV 700 FT MSL.
ENG RUN-UPS ON TWY N AT AER 28 SHD BE CONDUCTED TO LMT EFCT TO ACFT PARKED ON RN RAMP.
LCL OPNS SUSPENDED FROM 2300-0700 MON THRU SAT 2300 SAT UNTIL 1000 SUN.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RWY 4 - FLY RWY HDG FOR 1 MI, THEN TURN CROSSWIND IF REMAINING IN THE TFC PAT. IF DEPARTING THE TFC PAT, CONT ON RWY HDG TIL REACHING TFC PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RWY 10 - FLY HDG 080 DEG AT RWY DEP END. UPON REACHING 900 FT MSL, TURN CROSSWIND IF REMAINING IN THE TFC PAT; IF DEPARTING THE TFC PAT, CONT ON HDG 080 DEG TIL REACHING TFC PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RWY 22 - FLY RWY HDG TIL REACHING 900 FT MSL, THEN TURN CROSSWIND IF REMAINING IN THE TFC PAT. IF DEPARTING THE TFC PAT, CONT ON RWY HDG TIL REACHING TFC PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RWY 28 - FLY RWY HDG FOR 1 MI THEN TURN CROSSWIND IF REMAINING IN THE TFC PAT. IF DEPARTING THE TFC PAT, CONT ON RWY HDG TIL READHING TFC PAT ALT.
PILOTS BE ALERT -- THE MORRISTOWN ILS & GPS RWY 23 APPROACHES TRANSIT ESSEX CO ARPT CLASS D ASP. TFC PASSES TWO MI WEST OF THE ARPT DESCENDING THRU 2000 FT MSL.

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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
JAIKE THREE (RNAV)   download
MAZIE THREE (RNAV)   download
WILKES-BARRE FOUR   download
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download
LOC RWY 22   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (125KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

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KMMU - Morristown Municipal Airport (8 nm SW)
KTEB - Teterboro Airport (10 nm E)
KEWR - Newark Liberty International Airport (12 nm SE)
KJRA - West 30th St Heliport (14 nm SE)
4N1 - Greenwood Lake Airport (15 nm N)
KLDJ - Linden Airport (16 nm S)
6N5 - East 34th Street Heliport (16 nm SE)
KJRB - Downtown Manhattan/Wall Street Heliport (16 nm SE)
KLGA - LaGuardia Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KCDW (Essex County Airport)
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Photo taken 14-Oct-2018
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 08-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3311:33
Sunrise07:0112:01
Sunset17:2222:22
Evening civil twilight17:5022:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  08-Feb-2023 17:19:52
Local (UTC-5)  08-Feb-2023 12:19:52
 
METAR
KCDW 081653Z 33010KT 10SM CLR 09/M03 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP243 T00941028
KMMU 
8nm SW 
081645Z 02008G14KT 10SM SCT044 10/M01 A3023
KTEB 
11nm E 
081651Z 32012G20KT 10SM CLR 09/M02 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP231 T00941017
KEWR 
13nm SE 
081651Z 31010G18KT 10SM FEW045 11/M02 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP233 T01111017
KNYC 
15nm E 
081651Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM FEW046 09/M03 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP231 T00891033
KJRB 
16nm SE 
081656Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 10/M01 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP237 T01001011
KLGA 
19nm E 
081651Z 33014KT 10SM FEW040 09/M03 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP231 T00891033
TAF
KTEB 
11nm E 
081129Z 0812/0918 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM081500 31011G18KT P6SM FEW030 FM082100 30007KT P6SM SKC FM090100 28002KT P6SM SKC
KEWR 
13nm SE 
081430Z 0815/0918 30012G18KT P6SM FEW040 FM082200 30007KT P6SM SKC FM090600 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM091200 14005KT P6SM OVC060
KLGA 
19nm E 
081430Z 0815/0918 31015G23KT P6SM FEW040 FM082200 31008KT P6SM SKC FM090600 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM091200 13006KT P6SM OVC060
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Air Bound Aviation, LLC ASRI 130.55
973-575-1833
[web site]
[email]
Air Bound is a full service FBO that has been serving the aviation community for over 20 years. Try Air Bound and see why everyone who does, comes back. It's because of our Personnel, Service, and Commitment to Excellence. We have all the equipment and personnel necessary to make your visit a pleasant one.
Air Bound has over 66K sf of hangar space. We have Fuel, Parking, GPU, Lav service, Hertz rental, Catering, WSI, Pilots lounge, ...

NO RAMP FEE when fuel is purchased. However, if you stay overnight there will be a parking fee.
The Airport does charge a landing fee which Air Bound has nothi
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NATA Safety 1st   Hertz   Pilatus Aircraft  
 
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $7.33 $8.99 
GUARANTEED
 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Air Fleet Training Systems
973-575-8220
[web site]
[email]

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Pilot school (FAR Part 141), Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aviation accessories, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, ...
 
Certificated Pilot School   Cessna Pilot Center  
 
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 Essex Air
201-281-4494
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental

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Paragon Aircraft Service 973-575-0364
[web site]
[email]
Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Internet access
 
Cessna Service Center   Cirrus   Diamond Aircraft  
 
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