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KABE Lehigh Valley International Airport
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ABE
Lat/Long: 40-39-08.5000N / 075-26-25.5000W
40-39.141667N / 075-26.425000W
40.6523611 / -75.4404167
(estimated)
Elevation: 393.7 ft. / 120.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12W (2005)
From city: 3 miles NE of ALLENTOWN, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 18103

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ABE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.975
WX ASOS: PHONE 610-266-3579
ALLENTOWN GROUND: 121.9 257.95
ALLENTOWN TOWER: 120.5 257.95
ALLENTOWN APPROACH: 119.65(3000 & BLO) 124.45(ABV 3000) 124.45(FROM WEST) 351.8
ALLENTOWN DEPARTURE: 119.65(3000 & BLO) 124.45(ABV 3000) 124.45(FROM WEST) 351.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.05 257.95
CLASS C IC: 119.65(3000 & BLO) 124.45(ABV 3000) 351.8
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX AWOS-3 at XLL (5 nm SW): 127.875 (610-231-3111)
WX AWOS-3 at UKT (13 nm S): 119.475 (215-538-7610)
WX AWOS-3 at CKZ (17 nm SE): 126.325 (215-257-7291)
WX AWOS-3PT at 22N (17 nm NW): 119.350 (570-386-3423)
  • RADAR ELEV: 413.6

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FJCr182/4.5ALLENTOWN VORTAC117.5010W
ETXr078/11.9EAST TEXAS VOR/DME110.2009W
PTWr021/26.4POTTSTOWN VORTAC116.5009W
BWZr264/29.5BROADWAY VOR/DME114.2011W
SBJr287/32.1SOLBERG VOR/DME112.9010W
STWr243/33.1STILLWATER VOR/DME109.6011W
ARDr325/34.1YARDLEY VOR/DME108.2010W
LVZr173/38.9WILKES-BARRE VORTAC111.6010W
PNEr340/(39.5)NORTH PHILADELPHIA VOR112.0010W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
AMBLER359/32.427512WING .. -. --.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 7599 x 150 ft. / 2316 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 49 /F/A/W/U
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 209.0
Double tandem: 370.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 40-38.818902N40-39.601915N
Longitude: 075-27.037948W075-25.756178W
Elevation: 393.7 ft.381.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.189% DOWN0.189% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 051 true243 magnetic, 231 true
Displaced threshold: no510 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:7599 TODA:7599 ASDA:7599 LDA:7599TORA:7599 TODA:7599 ASDA:7599 LDA:7089
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
VGSI AND ILS GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
VGSI AND ILS GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS/DME
Obstructions: none21 ft. road, 542 ft. from runway, 354 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear
RY 24 HAS APCH RATIO 47:1 TO DSPLCD THLD AND ROADWAY 540 FT RIGHT & 431 FT LEFT & 654 FT FM RY 24 END.

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 5800 x 150 ft. / 1768 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 35 /F/A/W/U
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 161.0
Double tandem: 290.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 40-39.311837N40-38.791740N
Longitude: 075-26.985945W075-25.934135W
Elevation: 382.9 ft.379.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.057% DOWN0.057% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 135 magnetic, 123 true315 magnetic, 303 true
Declared distances: TORA:5800 TODA:5800 ASDA:5800 LDA:5800TORA:5800 TODA:5800 ASDA:5800 LDA:5800
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 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: none25 ft. pole, lighted, 271 ft. from runway, 417 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LEHIGH NORTHAMPTON A AUTH
3311 AIRPORT RD
ALLENTOWN, PA 18109-3040
Phone 610-266-6000
Manager: THOMAS R. STOUDT
3311 AIRPORT RD
ALLENTOWN, PA 18109-3040
Phone 610-266-6001

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 121
Single engine airplanes: 73
Multi engine airplanes: 18
Jet airplanes: 29
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 218/day *
42% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
13% commercial
12% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

E60-13 NON-STD ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) WITH 35 FT SETBACK 251 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 13.
E60-31 NON-STD ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) WITH 35 FT SETBACK 263 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 31.
TPA 1400 FT MSL (1006 FT AGL) RECIPROCATING PROPS; 2000 FT MSL (1606 FT AGL) TURBINE POWERED ACFT.
TWY B SOUTH OF TWY B3 RSTRD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 118 FT OR LESS.
TWY E NORTH OF RY 06/24, IN VERY POOR COND WITH SECTIONS OF BROKEN PAVEMENT, RSTD TO MAX ACFT WT 12500 LBS.
TWY J SOUTH OF TWY A RSTRD TO ACRFT WITH WINGSPAN 118 FT OR LESS.
TWY B3 WEST OF RY 13/31 RSTRD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 118 FT OR LESS.
TRML APRON TAXILANE BTN TRML BLDGS CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN GTR THAN 100FT.
MIL ACFT PLAN TO PARK & REFUEL ON THE HANGAR-7 APRON.
BIRDS; GROUNDHOGS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL - 2 HR PPR.
TWY C RESTRD TO MAXIMUM ACFT WEIGHT 12500 LBS.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES FOR TURBOJET POWERED ACFT IN EFFECT; PREFERENTIAL RY 06/24.
RY 06 & 24 FLY RY HEADING UNTIL 2000 FT.
RY 6 13 & 24 DEPS BE ADVISED THAT DEPS ARE OVER A NOISE SENSITIVE AREA.
RY 31 TURBOJET DEPS TURN RIGHT HEADING 360 DEGS UNTIL 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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 06 **CHANGED**   download (250KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 13   download (290KB)
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06 **CHANGED**   download (262KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (249KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31 **CHANGED**   download (245KB)
VOR-A **CHANGED**   download (198KB)
TACAN-C **CHANGED**   download (188KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (43KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (149KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KXLL - Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport (5 nm SW)
N43 - Braden Airpark (10 nm NE)
KUKT - Quakertown Airport (13 nm S)
KCKZ - Pennridge Airport (17 nm SE)
22N - Jake Arner Memorial Airport (17 nm NW)
N85 - Alexandria Airport (20 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1809:18
Sunrise05:4909:49
Sunset20:2700:27
Evening civil twilight20:5900:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jul-2018 01:33:08
Local (UTC-4)  21-Jul-2018 21:33:08
 
METAR
KABE 220051Z 06013G20KT 5SM -RA OVC028 18/16 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP125 P0009 T01830156
KXLL 
5nm SW 
220115Z AUTO 05010KT 10SM -RA OVC007 17/17 A2991 RMK AO2 P0001
KCKZ 
17nm SE 
220115Z AUTO 06011G18KT 9SM BKN006 OVC011 17/17 A2989 RMK AO2
K22N 
17nm NW 
220115Z AUTO 06006G16KT 5SM RA BKN013 OVC027 16/15 A2992 RMK AO2
TAF
KABE 212107Z 2121/2218 09010G18KT 6SM -RA OVC050 TEMPO 2122/2201 4SM RA SCT025 OVC035 FM220100 06015G25KT 3SM +RA OVC015 WS020/08045KT FM220500 08015G25KT 3SM +RA OVC008 WS020/12040KT FM220800 08014G20KT 5SM -RA OVC007 FM221000 12012KT P6SM OVC006 FM221500 15008KT P6SM -SHRA BKN015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Lehigh Valley Aviation Services
Air Elite
UNICOM 122.95
610-266-7343
toll-free 1-800-796-0050
[web site]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, ...
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