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KGTB Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield
Fort Drum, New York, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: GTB
Lat/Long: 44-03-20.2000N 075-43-11.6200W
44-03.336667N 075-43.193667W
44.0556111,-75.7198944
(estimated)
Elevation: 689.9 ft. / 210.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13W (1990)
From city: 1 mile NE of FORT DRUM, NY
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 13602

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-2200, OT BY PPR.
ARPT CLSD HOLS.
Pattern altitude: R/W 1400 FT, F/W 2000 FT TURBO JET 2500 FT, OVERHEAD 3000 FT.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RWY 08/26 OPR LOW INTST. TO ACTVT HIGHER INTST-CTAF. ACTVT MIRL RWY 12/30, MALSR RWY 08 & TWY LGTS-CTAF.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
LCTD ON 847'MSL TOWER WEST OF RWY 8. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 119.525
WHEELER-SACK GROUND: 121.9 229.8
WHEELER-SACK TOWER: 118.75 290.25 49.8FM
WHEELER-SACK APPROACH: 124.875 257.6
WHEELER-SACK DEPARTURE: 124.875 257.6
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.9
BASE OPS: 126.2 233.7
FLT FLW: 141.025 319.25
PMSV METRO: 317.5
RADAR/P: 134.1 229.85
WX ASOS at ART (13 nm W): 132.325 (315-639-4002)
  • 344.6 PMSV AVBL THRU GRIFFISS AFB.
  • ATCT-ARAC.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ARTr079/16.1WATERTOWN VORTAC109.8012W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DRUM153/1.225713WGTB --. - -...

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 10000 x 150 ft. / 3048 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 85 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 44-02.728400N44-04.310450N
Longitude: 075-43.548150W075-42.919583W
Elevation: 679.3 ft.660.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 1363 ft.no
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 5002 x 150 ft. / 1525 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 39 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 44-03.708493N44-03.138572N
Longitude: 075-43.482278W075-42.658322W
Elevation: 665.9 ft.689.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: precision, in poor conditionprecision, in poor condition
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 4501 x 150 ft. / 1372 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 9 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 44-02.709683N44-02.958150N
Longitude: 075-43.725450W075-42.757867W
Elevation: 675.3 ft.685.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Army
Owner: US ARMY AERONAUTICAL SVCS AGENCY
FORT BELVOIR, VA 22060

Additional Remarks

SERVICE-L-AOE FUEL-PPR. J8 AVBL 1400-0300Z++ MON-FRI EXC FEDERAL HOL, OT PN.
MISC: WX SVC AVBL H24. DSN 772-6065, C315-772-6065. BACK-UP WX BRIEF AVBL FR 15 OWS SCOTT AFB DSN 576-9755/9702, C618-256-9755/9702. PRI WX SENSORS AUTOMATED H24. DRG AUGMENTATION/BACK-UP WX OBSERVATION PT IS OBST 033 DEGS-162 DEGS. ATC WILL ASSIST IN COOPERATIVE WATCH BY NOTIFYING WX OF UNRPRTED COND.
NS ABTMT - FLY FRIENDLY PROGRAM IN EFCT. DOES NOT APPLY TO APOE MSN ACFT. QUIET HR POLICY FOR TRAN AIRCREWS CONDUCTING PRACTICE APCH AND TRNG FLT 0300-1100Z++, CTC AFLD MGR THRU BASE OPS FOR EXCEPTION.
CUST/AG/IMG: NO ONSITE CUST, 24 HR PN REQ. WHEN KGTB IS THE FIRST PORT OF ENTRY INTO THE US, ALL PAX, TO INCL ALL THRU PAX, WILL DISEMBARK AND PROCD THRU A MANDATORY US CSTMS INSPECTION.
TKOF RWY 26 AND LDG RWY 08 VFR ONLY FOR CAT B, C, D ACFT.
AERIAL PORT MISSIONS AND OTHER TSNT AIRCRAFT REQUIRING POL, TSNT ALERT, OR DEP/ARR CTL GROUP SUPPORT MUST SKED ARR AND DEP BTN THE HRS OF 1300-0300++ MON-FRI EXC FEDERAL HOL. ANY SUPPORT RQS OUTSIDE OF PUBLISHED HRS REQUIRES ADVN CDN AND APVL.
RWY 03/21 ACLT STOP AND TKOF RUN DIST AVBL 10000 FT.
ACFT INBD FOR AVN FLD MT ACT (AFMA) MUST ARR NO LATER THAN 1900Z++, CTC C315-772-7536, DSN 772-7536. SEE ALSO FLIP AP/1 FOR SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT INFO.
TFC PAT - R/W 1400 FT, F/W 2000 FT. TURBO JET 2500 FT. OVHD 3000 FT.
TWY G RSTD TO C130 OR SMALLER, MAX ACN 28.
SECTION OF RWY 08/26 BTN RWY 03/21 AND TWY D RATED CONC PCN 80 R/B/W/T.
TRAN ALERT: LTD.
RSTD: 24 HR PPR CTC BASE OPS, OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-FRI, EXC FEDERAL HOL, OT PN. DSN 772-5681/5682/7998/5569, C315-772-5681/5682/7998/5569. PN RQR BY 2100Z++ FOR FLW MON. EMERG CTC MOUNTAIN OPS CTR DSN 772-8620, C315-772-8620. AERIAL PORT MSN AND OTR TRAN ACFT RQR POL, TRAN ALERT, OR DEP/ARR CTL GROUP SUPPORT MUST SKED ARR AND DEP BTN THE HR OF 1300-0300Z++ MON-FRI, EXC FEDERAL HOL. ANY SUPPORT REQ OUTSIDE OF PUB HR RQR ADVN CDN AND APVL.
CTN: LGT STACK 860 FT 2 NM W OF ARPT. R5201 E OF ARPT, HVY ARTILLERY, R/W AND F/W JET ACFT ACT.
MISC: NOTIFY TWR 20 MIN OUT WITH CODE 6 & ABV ON BOARD. ALL TRAN HEL ENROUTE R5201 MUST STOP GTB FOR RQR SAFETY BRIEF. BASE OPS MON-FRI 1200-0400Z++, OTHER TIMES PRIOR NOTICE. AFTER HRS CONTACT C315-775-6524 OR C315-836-6114.
MISC: NARROW TWY A, B ARC 40 FT WIDE. TIGHT TURNS REQ FM TWY A TO B AND B TO A, ADZ GND IF ACFT CANNOT MAKE THESE TURNS.
ALL TRAN ACFT MUST NTFY BASE OPS NO LTR THAN 20 MIN OUT AND MUST CTC KGTB APP WI 25-30 NM AND ADVS OF NTNS. ACFT THAT PLAN ON ARR KGTB VIA MTR MUST INFORM BASE OPS WHEN REQ A PPR.

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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 03   download (160KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 21   download (139KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 03   download (151KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 21   download (135KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (85KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (74KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (83KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (73KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (39KB)
 
Departure Procedures
WATERTOWN TWO   download (152KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KART - Watertown International Airport (13 nm W)
KOGS - Ogdensburg International Airport (39 nm N)
KPTD - Potsdam Municipal Airport/Damon Field (50 nm NE)
KRME - Griffiss International Airport (51 nm S)
KFZY - Oswego County Airport (51 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3211:32
Sunrise07:0312:03
Sunset16:3321:33
Evening civil twilight17:0522:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2019 19:30:04
Local (UTC-5)  18-Nov-2019 14:30:04
 
METAR
KGTB 181856Z AUTO 05007KT 10SM BKN036 BKN210 04/M02 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP099 T00421024
KART 
14nm W 
181856Z AUTO 03007KT 10SM BKN039 05/M02 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP101 T00501022
TAF
KGTB 180900Z 1809/1915 08006KT 9999 SCT010 BKN020 620203 QNH2997INS BECMG 1822/1823 03006KT 9999 OVC007 620079 QNH2969INS BECMG 1902/1903 35006KT 6000 -SN OVC007 620079 QNH2969INS TEMPO 1905/1908 8000 -FZDZ 660005 BECMG 1908/1909 32006KT 9999 NSW OVC009 620097 QNH2972INS TX01/1818Z TNM03/1812Z
KART 
14nm W 
181734Z 1818/1918 02005KT P6SM BKN035 FM182200 04006KT P6SM OVC070 FM190100 04005KT P6SM OVC045 FM190900 04004KT P6SM OVC030 FM191400 00000KT P6SM BKN035
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