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KCAR Caribou Municipal Airport
Caribou, Maine, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: CAR
Lat/Long: 46-52-17.9000N 068-01-05.5000W
46-52.298333N 068-01.091667W
46.8716389,-68.0181944
(estimated)
Elevation: 620.3 ft. / 189.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17W (2020)
From city: 1 mile NW of CARIBOU, ME
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 04736

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BANGOR FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CAR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1420.3 ft. MSL
800 FT AGL LGT ACFT; 1000 FT AGL MULTI & LRG SNGL ENG ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 01/19 & 11/29 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 135.125 (207-496-3153)
WX AWOS-3PT at PQI (11 nm S): 118.025 (207-764-7248)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQ 124.75/239.05 (CARIBOU RCAG).
  • CLNC DLVY PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQ 124.75.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PQIr049/6.6PRESQUE ISLE VOR/DME116.4021W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
24 HR FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 4003 x 100 ft. / 1220 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 46-52.094295N46-52.736680N
Longitude: 068-00.896288W068-01.107738W
Elevation: 614.1 ft.617.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 004 magnetic, 347 true184 magnetic, 167 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 7 ft. gnd, 201 ft. from runway, 149 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
RWY 01 GND, 0-200 FT FM EOR 100 FT TO 250 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN RSG TO +8 FT.
none

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 3016 x 75 ft. / 919 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 46-52.130978N46-52.152503N
Longitude: 068-01.570345W068-00.847520W
Elevation: 620.0 ft.619.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 104 magnetic, 087 true285 magnetic, 268 true
Displaced threshold: no398 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none34 ft. bldg, lighted, 398 ft. from runway, 95 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
GND ON BOTH SIDES RSG TO +3 FT 200 FT FM RWY END.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF CARIBOU
25 HIGH STREET
CARIBOU, ME 04736
Phone 207-493-3324
Manager: DENNIS MARKER
25 HIGH STREET
CARIBOU, ME 04736
Phone 207-493-3324

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 11
Single engine airplanes: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 61/week *
62% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 13 August 2018

Additional Remarks

RWY 01/19 OBSTN LGTS ALG BOTH SIDES OF PRIM SFC AND TREE LN.
RWY 01 +23 FT PWR POLE AND TREES APRXLY 950 FT FM THR ACRS APCH.
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC BOSTON ARTCC AT 603-879-6859 .

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (204KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (238KB)
VOR-A   download (140KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPQI - Presque Isle International Airport (11 nm S)
KFVE - Northern Aroostook Regional Airport (28 nm NW)
KHUL - Houlton International Airport (46 nm S)
KMLT - Millinocket Municipal Airport (78 nm S)
KLRG - Lincoln Regional Airport (93 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 08-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3011:30
Sunrise07:0512:05
Sunset15:4320:43
Evening civil twilight16:1821:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  08-Dec-2019 14:51:24
Local (UTC-5)  08-Dec-2019 09:51:24
 
METAR
KCAR 081354Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M15/M17 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP295 T11501167
KPQI 
12nm S 
081356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M14/M16 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP328 T11391161
TAF
KCAR 081120Z 0812/0912 24005KT P6SM BKN070 FM081400 24008KT P6SM SCT040 FM082100 18010G18KT P6SM OVC040 WS020/22040KT FM090200 18010G18KT 5SM -SN OVC025 WS020/22045KT
KPQI 
12nm S 
081120Z 0812/0912 VRB03KT P6SM BKN070 FM081400 24008KT P6SM SCT040 FM082100 18010G18KT P6SM OVC040 WS020/22040KT FM090300 18010G18KT 5SM -SN OVC020 WS020/22045KT
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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City of Caribou (self-serve fuel) 207-493-4237
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100LL
SS $4.82 
 Updated 27-Jul-2018
 
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