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KCDW Essex County Airport
Caldwell, New Jersey, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: CDW
Lat/Long: 40-52-30.8000N / 074-16-52.9000W
40-52.513333N / 074-16.881667W
40.8752222 / -74.2813611
(estimated)
Elevation: 172.3 ft. / 52.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13W (1985)
From city: 2 miles N of CALDWELL, NJ
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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: PHONE 973-575-4417
CALDWELL GROUND: 121.9 [0700-2300]
NEW YORK APPROACH: 127.6
NEW YORK DEPARTURE: 119.2
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.1
LC/P: 119.8
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 -.-. .- -
BRIDGE327/25.841412WOGY --- --. -.--

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, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 40-52.065587N40-52.717295N
Longitude: 074-17.180283W074-16.692395W
Elevation: 171.9 ft.171.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 030 true223 magnetic, 210 true
Displaced threshold: 375 ft.134 ft.
Markings: basic, 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: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 40-52.626315N40-52.699297N
Longitude: 074-17.213888W074-16.412775W
Elevation: 168.5 ft.172.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 096 magnetic, 083 true276 magnetic, 263 true
Displaced threshold: 180 ft.822 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: TOM GOMEZ
27 WRIGHT WAY
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
Phone 973-227-4567

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 232
Single engine airplanes: 181
Multi engine airplanes: 33
Jet airplanes: 9
Helicopters: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 209/day *
57% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 November 2016

Additional Remarks

TURBO JET ACFT LNDG & TKOFS RESTRICTED TO RY 04/22; LNDG RY 10/28 RESTRICTED TO 12500 LBS & BELOW.
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
LCL OPNS SUSPENDED FROM 2300-0700 MON THRU SAT 2300 SAT UNTIL 1000 SUN.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 4 - FROM DEP END RY HEADING FOR 1 MI THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PAT TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEP PAT CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH 45 DEG LEFT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 10 - FROM DEP END TURN LEFT HEADING 080 UNTIL 900 FT MSL THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PATTERN TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PATTERN CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG LEFT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 22 - FROM DEP END TURN RIGHT HEADING 230 UNTIL 900 FT MSL THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PATTERN TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PATTERN CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG RIGHT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 28 - FROM DEP END RY HEADING FOR 1 MI THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PAT TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PAT CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG RIGHT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
PILOTS BE ALERT -- THE TETERBORO VOR/DME OR GPS-A; THE PASSAIC RIVER VISUAL RY 06 & CEDAR GROVE VISUAL RY 01 APCHS TRANSIT ESSEX COUNTY ARPT CLASS D AIRSPACE. TRAFFIC PASSES NORTH OF THE ARPT DESCENDING FROM 3000 FT MSL TO 2000 FT MSL.
PILOTS BE ALERT -- THE MORRISTOWN ILS & NDB OR GPS RY 23 APCHS TRANSIT ESSEX COUNTY ARPT CLASS D AIRSPACE. TRAFFIC PASSES TWO MILES WEST OF THE ARPT DESCENDING THROUGH 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 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
JAIKE THREE (RNAV)   download (204KB)
MAZIE TWO (RNAV)   download (154KB)
WILKES-BARRE FOUR   download (200KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (242KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (235KB)
LOC RWY 22   download (285KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (40KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

N07 - Lincoln Park Airport (5 nm N)
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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Airport diagram
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0409:04
Sunrise05:3609:36
Sunset20:1100:11
Evening civil twilight20:4300:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2018 16:52:40
Local (UTC-4)  20-May-2018 12:52:40
 
METAR
KCDW 201553Z 27007G18KT 230V290 10SM BKN026 BKN095 25/19 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP144 T02500189
KMMU 
8nm SW 
201545Z 27011G22KT 10SM BKN026 BKN032 26/19 A2995
KTEB 
11nm E 
201551Z 24010G21KT 200V280 10SM FEW029 SCT041 27/20 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP130 T02670200 $
KEWR 
13nm SE 
201551Z 24016G24KT 10SM SCT027 BKN035 BKN060 BKN130 BKN250 27/19 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02670194 $
KNYC 
15nm E 
201551Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM SCT026 BKN036 OVC047 24/19 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP136 T02390194
KLDJ 
16nm S 
201635Z AUTO 28011G19KT 10SM SCT029 SCT042 SCT050 27/19 A2994 RMK AO2 T02680193
KJRB 
16nm SE 
201635Z 27010G17KT 10SM SCT033 BKN044 25/19 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP299 P0999 PWINO FZRANO RVRNO
KLGA 
19nm E 
201627Z 26015G21KT 10SM SCT028 BKN038 BKN100 BKN140 27/18 A2992 RMK AO2 T02720183 $
TAF
KTEB 
11nm E 
201614Z 2016/2118 25012G19KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN035 FM202100 28011G19KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM202300 32007KT P6SM BKN250 FM210200 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250
KEWR 
13nm SE 
201613Z 2016/2118 25014G21KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 FM202100 28013G20KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM202300 31011KT P6SM BKN250 FM210300 33009KT P6SM SCT250 FM211700 15007KT P6SM SCT250
KLGA 
19nm E 
201609Z 2016/2118 25012G19KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN035 FM202100 28010G18KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM202300 32010G16KT P6SM BKN250 FM210300 33009KT P6SM SCT250 FM211700 17009KT P6SM SCT250
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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
More info and photos of Air Bound Aviation, LLC
 
NATA Safety 1st   Hertz   Pilatus Aircraft  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.94 $5.53 
GUARANTEED
 
   4 read write
FS=Full service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Air Fleet Training Systems 973-575-8220
[web site]
[email]
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  
 
More info about Air Fleet Training Systems
on airport  
   5 read write
Paragon Aircraft Service 973-575-0364
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Aviation accessories, Internet access
 
Cessna Service Center   Cirrus   Diamond Aircraft  
 
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on airport  
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 Paramus Flying Club
347-735-9732
[web site]
[email]
Flying club

More info about Paramus Flying Club
on airport  
   1 read write
 

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