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KHFD Hartford-Brainard Airport
Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: HFD
Lat/Long: 41-44-12.2000N / 072-38-58.0000W
41-44.203333N / 072-38.966667W
41.7367222 / -72.6494444
(estimated)
Elevation: 18.3 ft. / 5.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15W (1995)
From city: 3 miles SE of HARTFORD, CT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 06114

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: HFD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 24 HOURS/DAY, ALL SAT-SUN 0600-2300
Pattern altitude: 1018.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 02/20 & REIL RYS 02 & 20 - CTAF. PAPI RY 02 & VASI RY 20 ON 24 HRS.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LANDING FEE FOR BUSINESS/CORPORATE & REVENUE PRODUCING ACFT.
Airline operations: ARPT CLSD TO ACR OPNS

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.6
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.45(860-246-5929)
WX ASOS: PHONE 860-527-5837
BRAINARD GROUND: 121.6 121.6 [0600-0000]
BRAINARD TOWER: 119.6 248.2 [0600-0000]
BRADLEY APPROACH: 127.8
BRADLEY DEPARTURE: 127.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.6 121.6
126.45(860-246-5929)
WHEN ATCT CLSD: 121.6 121.6
WX ASOS at BDL (12 nm N): PHONE 860-386-3480
WX ASOS at MMK (16 nm SW): 134.925 (203-639-9405)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HFDr334/7.3HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
MADr017/25.4MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
BAFr187/25.7BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
CEFr205/28.2WESTOVER VORTAC114.0014W
HVNr033/30.4NEW HAVEN VOR/DME109.8013W
ORWr304/31.1NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W
CTRr171/35.9CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
GONr326/36.3GROTON VOR/DME110.8514W
PUTr264/38.3PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CLERA058/29.736214WJWE .--- .-- .

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 4417 x 150 ft. / 1346 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
GROOVING 130 FT WIDE.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 43.0
Double tandem: 70.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 41-43.898288N41-44.616695N
Longitude: 072-38.988637W072-38.837732W
Elevation: 11.0 ft.18.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 024 magnetic, 009 true204 magnetic, 189 true
Displaced threshold: 411 ft.560 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LDA
Obstructions: 55 ft. trees, 1075 ft. from runway, 16:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
38 ft. trees, 350 ft. from runway, 172 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
+27' BERM 200' FM RY END.

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 2314 x 71 ft. / 705 x 22 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 10.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 41-44.051425N41-43.992375N
Longitude: 072-39.454805W072-38.952272W
Elevation: 13.9 ft.12.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 099 true294 magnetic, 279 true
Displaced threshold: no265 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 75 ft. trees, 1400 ft. from runway, 35 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear63 ft. trees, 700 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 70 x 77 ft. / 21 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H2

Dimensions: 44 x 44 ft. / 13 x 13 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway NE/SW

Dimensions: 2309 x 150 ft. / 704 x 46 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY NE  RUNWAY SW
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 165 ft. trees, 3200 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear133 ft. trees, 1000 ft. from runway, 7:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY
SUITE 160, 334 ELLA GRASSO TURNPIKE
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT 06096
Phone 860-386-6000
Manager: KELLY, MATTHEW
239 MAXIM ROAD
HARTFORD, CT 06114
Phone 860-566-7037

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 121
Single engine airplanes: 106
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 4
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 132/day *
63% transient general aviation
35% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 December 2016

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
ARPT LCTD IN NOISE SENSITIVE AREA & POPULATED AREAS TO SOUTH & WEST SHOULD BE AVOIDED; APCH/DEP OVER RIVER WHEN POSSIBLE. SEE BRAINARD TWR LTRS TO AIRMEN.
VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE REQUESTED - NO TGL & PRACTICE INST APCH MON THRU SAT 2200-0600 & SUN 2200-0900.
TURF NE/SW RY CLSD DURG WINTER MONTHS FROM NOV 2 TO APR 30 EXCP FOR SKI-EQUIPPED ACFT & HELICOPTER TRAINING.
TWENTY FT DROP OFF DEP END RY 20.
BE ALERT: HFD IS LOCATED ON W SIDE OF RIVER. THERE IS A CLSD ARPT 1 MILE ENE OF HFD.
A52-H1 HANGAR (26 FT HIGH AT 290 DEGS WEST) 234 FT FROM HELIPORT.

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.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
STELA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (314KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (229KB)
LDA RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (297KB)
VOR-A **CHANGED**   download (227KB)
RIVER VISUAL RWY 02   download (149KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (43KB)
 
Departure Procedures
COASTAL SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (405KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

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4B8 - Robertson Field Airport (10 nm W)
KBDL - Bradley International Airport (12 nm N)
KMMK - Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (16 nm SW)
KIJD - Windham Airport (21 nm E)
KSNC - Chester Airport (22 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1210:12
Sunrise06:4010:40
Sunset18:4622:46
Evening civil twilight19:1423:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2017 03:36:41
Local (UTC-4)  23-Sep-2017 23:36:41
 
METAR
KHFD 240253Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/17 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP172 T01830167 51008
KBDL 
12nm N 
240251Z 00000KT 10SM FEW200 FEW250 18/15 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T01830150 53009
KMMK 
16nm SW 
240253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/15 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP172 T01670150 51006
TAF
KBDL 
12nm N 
232108Z 2321/2424 03010KT P6SM FEW030 FEW250 FM240000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 TEMPO 2408/2411 5SM BR FM241300 03005KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Hartford Jet Center ASRI 129.60
860-548-9334
[web site]
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Centrally Located Downtown Hartford Full-Service FBO. Newly Renovated as of July 2016!
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Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School toll-free 1-800-255-2877
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Exxel Avionics 860-525-7200
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