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KGON Groton-New London Airport
Groton (New London), Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: GON
Lat/Long: 41-19-48.2000N / 072-02-42.5000W
41-19.803333N / 072-02.708333W
41.3300556 / -72.0451389
(estimated)
Elevation: 9.1 ft. / 2.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of GROTON (NEW LONDON), CT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 06340

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GON (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600- 2100
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RYS 05/23 & 15/33; MALSR RY 05 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LANDING FEE FOR BUSINESS/CORPORATE & REVENUE PRODUCING ACFT.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 48 HR PPR CALL 860-250-4701.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE AVBL WITH 6 HR PPR CALL MON-FRI
0800-1600 ON 203-773-2040 (OR TOLL FREE IN THE U.S.
1-800-973-2867) & FM CANADA 407- 975-1740. CALL
BEFORE 1500 ON FRIDAY FOR WKEND OR HOL SVC REQUESTS.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.6
ATIS: 127.0
WX ASOS: PHONE 860-449-8921
GROTON GROUND: 121.65 236.775 [0700-2200]
GROTON TOWER: 125.6 236.775 [0700-2200]
PROVIDENCE APPROACH: 125.75
PROVIDENCE DEPARTURE: 125.75
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.65 119.85(2200-0000 & 0600-0700)
(WHEN TWR CLSD): 119.85(2200-0000 & 0600-0700)
EMERG: 121.5
NG OPNS: 126.2
NG OPS: 304.6
WX ASOS at WST (11 nm E): 132.375 (401-596-9543)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.85/307.9 (WOODSTOCK RCAG) WHEN PROVIDENCE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GON at fieldGROTON VOR/DME110.8514W
ORWr203/13.7NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W
SEYr310/23.3SANDY POINT VOR/DME117.8015W
HTOr039/27.5HAMPTON VORTAC113.6013W
MADr101/29.2MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
HFDr143/29.3HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
PVDr243/36.4PROVIDENCE VOR/DME115.6014W
HVNr097/38.1NEW HAVEN VOR/DME109.8013W
PUTr208/38.6PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5000 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 46 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 113.0
Double tandem: 200.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 41-19.501935N41-20.184793N
Longitude: 072-02.881558W072-02.271175W
Elevation: 5.2 ft.6.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 048 magnetic, 034 true228 magnetic, 214 true
Declared distances: TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
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/DME
Obstructions: none48 ft. tree, 1800 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4000 x 96 ft. / 1219 x 29 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 12 /R/C/X/T
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 113.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 41-19.986968N41-19.520807N
Longitude: 072-03.180853W072-02.563563W
Elevation: 8.7 ft.5.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 149 magnetic, 135 true329 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: 307 ft.205 ft.
TREES 34:1 TO DSPLCD THLD RY 33.
Declared distances: TORA:4000 TODA:4000 ASDA:3798 LDA:3491TORA:4000 TODA:4000 ASDA:3871 LDA:3666
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. tree, lighted, 450 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear
RY 15 APCH RATIO 25:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
44 ft. trees, 1600 ft. from runway, 150 ft. right of centerline, 31:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY
BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ADMIN OFFICES TERMINAL A 3RD FLOOR
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT 06096
Phone 860-292-2083
Manager: KURT SENDLEIN
155 TOWER AVE
GROTON, CT 06340
Phone 860-445-8549

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 47
Single engine airplanes: 31
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
Military aircraft: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 104/day *
59% transient general aviation
31% local general aviation
6% military
4% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 28 February 2017

Additional Remarks

E60-05 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 130 FT IN LENGTH BY 162 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 05.
E60-23 ENGINEERED MATERIAL ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) RY 23 340 FT LENGTH X 162 FT WIDE LCTD AT DER 23.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT ARE AS FOLLOWS: RY 05: TURN LEFT HEADING 020 UNTIL REACHING 1,000 FT, THEN ON COURSE; RY 23: TURN LEFT HEADING 210 UNTIL REACHING 1,000 FT, THEN ON COURSE; RY 33: FLY RY HEADING UNTIL REACHING 1,000 FT, THEN ON COURSE.
NO TOUCH & GO OPNS ARE PERMITTED BTWN 2200-0600.
TERMINAL AERODROME FORECAST SVC AVBL.
NO ACFT PARKING IN ARPT SECURITY ZONE ON MAIN RAMP W/O PRIOR AUTHORIZATION.
FOR FUEL AFTER HRS CALL BEFORE 2100 LOCAL DAY OF ARRIVAL 860-715-8800.
TRANSIENT PILOTS AT GA RAMP EXIT & RE-ENTER ARPT VIA PILOT PEDESTRIAN GATE ADJACENT TO MAIN TERMINAL WITH POSTED GATE LOCK COMBINATION. THIS GATE IS LGTD WITH ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE 24 HRS A DAY.
ARNG: PPR FOR PARKING AT THE ARNG FACILITY, 860-441-2918, DSN 636-0918 0630-1600L WEEKDAYS. ACFT INBD TO ARNG RAMP CTC BLACKJACK OPS (304.6) 10 MIN PRIOR TO LDG FOR STATUS OF PARKING.
ARNG: GENERAL SUPPORT FAC OPR 1130-2100Z++ MON-FRI EXC HOL.
CONDITIONS NOT MONITORED FROM 1800 LOCAL TO 0600 LOCAL, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AND FROM 1500 LOCAL TO 0700 LOCAL, SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
DEER, BIRDS & WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
PRACTICE APCHS/FULL-STOP/TOUCH & GO LNDGS PROHIBITED BY PURE JET ACFT & ACFT WEIGHING 12500 LBS & OVR EXCP BY WRITTEN APVL FM THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY.
TPA 1000 LGT ACFT; 1500 TBJT & ALL TURBINE POWERED ACFT.

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 between 14 September 2017 at 0901Z and 12 October 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (289KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (269KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (226KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (209KB)
VOR RWY 05   download (277KB)
VOR RWY 23   download (287KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (47KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

0B8 - Elizabeth Field Airport (5 nm S)
KWST - Westerly State Airport (11 nm E)
KMTP - Montauk Airport (16 nm S)
KSNC - Chester Airport (21 nm W)
KBID - Block Island State Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1010:10
Sunrise06:3810:38
Sunset18:4422:44
Evening civil twilight19:1123:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2017 03:24:38
Local (UTC-4)  23-Sep-2017 23:24:38
 
METAR
KGON 240256Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM CLR 17/16 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T01670156 50004
KWST 
11nm E 
240253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/17 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP172 T01830172 51006
KMTP 
17nm S 
240254Z AUTO 00000KT 17/17 A3005 RMK AO1 SLP174 T01720167 50004
TAF
KGON 231937Z 2320/2418 01012G17KT P6SM FEW040 FM232100 36009KT P6SM FEW250 FM232300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM241500 10007KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Mystic Jet Center, LLC. ASRI 129.725
860-715-8800
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Columbia Air Services
ASRI 129.725
860-449-1400
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At Columbia Air Services we offer Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics with a highly trained staff. Columbia sales team is knowledgeable and dedicated to the sales of Piper and EADS Socata aircraft. In 2012 we celebrated 32 years in business - A passion for aviation drives everything we do! Our mission is to get you into the open blue as safely and efficiently as possible. We appreciate and value your business... "At Columbia, Your Flying in Good Company!"
 
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 Action Airlines and Air Charters
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Lanmar Aviation 860-446-8621
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Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, ...

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