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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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
OTR TIMES 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: SS-SR
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.

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 10000 x 150 ft. / 3048 x 46 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 59 /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: leftright
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)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
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 144 ft. / 1525 x 44 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 43 /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: rightleft
Markings: precision, in poor conditionprecision, in poor condition
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
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: asphalt/concrete
RWY 08/26 CNTR 75 FT CONC BTN RWY 03 AND TWY D, PCN 54, REMAINDER ASPH.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 34 /F/A/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: rightleft
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
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 JASU-3(ASU600-270-DDP). FUEL-A++ OT.
MISC: WX SVC AVBL 24/7. 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.
NS ABTMT - QUIET HRS 0300-1100Z++.
CUST/AG/IMG: NO ONSITE CSTMS, CONSULT FCG. AERIAL PORT MSN ACFT PLAN ARR BTN 1300-0300Z++ MON-FRI EXC HOL, OT RQR ADVANCED COORD AND APVL.
RWY 03/21 ACLT STOP AND TKOF RUN DIST AVBL 10000 FT.
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 25.
SECTION OF RWY 08/26 BTN RWY 03/21 AND TWY D RATED CONC PCN 54 R/B/W/T.
TRAN ALERT: NO CATERING, CLEANING, LAV, TRASH REMOVAL, WATER, OR CREW TRNSP SVC AVBL.
BASE OPS OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN AND FEDERAL HOL. INBD TRAN ACFT CTC BASE OPS 20 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. TWY G, N, P, R AND TWY L EAST OF TWY B DESIGNATED NONMOVEMENT AREA. COMPASS ROSE NOT CALIBRATED. ACFT INBD FOR AVN FLD MAINT ACT (AFMA) MUST ARR NO LATER THAN 1900Z++ CTC DSN 772-7536 C315-772-7536. EMERG CTC MT OPS CNTR DSN 772-8620 C315-772-8620.
FLUID - SP DE-ICE TYPE I AND IV AVBL WITH 3 HR PN.
RSTD: PPR CTC BASE OPS DSN 772-5681 C315-772-5681/5682. TENANT ACFT HAVE PRIORITY FOR LCL PAT OPS, TRAN MAY BE LTD. RWY 15-33.TWY G RSTD TO C130 OR SMALLER. SOD LDG/OPS RSTD TO CNTR, SOD. OASIS RST TO TENANT R/W HOT REFUL OPS, LDG/DEP PROHIBITED WHEN CLSD. OASIS 4R/22L CLSD N OF POINT 4, DEP 4R LDG, 22L PROHIBITED. TWY B BTN TWY A AND N RAMP CLSD. CAMP COMANCHE COPTER TRNG AREA CLSD.
CTN: EXTSY MIL ACFT ACTIVITY VCNTY ARPT MIL ACFT REFER TO FLIP AP/1 PRIOR TO OPS ON FORT DRUM OR WI R-5201. NARROW TWY A,B INT ARC 40 FT WIDE. N RAMP EDGE LGT US. TWY B EDGE LGT US BTN TWY A AND SABRE HELIPAD. W RAMP UNLGTD. OASIS 22/04 THLD/END LGT US. RSC NOT MNTN WHEN BASE OPS IS CLSD. WILDLIFE HAZ, REFER TO AP/1.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 03   download (178KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 21   download (331KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 03 **CHANGED**   download (166KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 21 **CHANGED**   download (155KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03 **CHANGED**   download (99KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 **CHANGED**   download (78KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21 **CHANGED**   download (93KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (77KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (150KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (39KB)
 
Departure Procedures
WATERTOWN TWO   download (171KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (441KB)

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KRME - Griffiss International Airport (51 nm S)
KFZY - Oswego County Airport (51 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4608:46
Sunrise05:2309:23
Sunset20:4900:49
Evening civil twilight21:2501:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Jun-2022 12:51:06
Local (UTC-4)  27-Jun-2022 08:51:06
 
METAR
KGTB 271156Z AUTO 27007KT 10SM OVC070 19/17 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP119 60018 70041 T01850172 10223 20185 52030
KART 
14nm W 
271156Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM SCT070 19/15 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP123 60010 70029 T01940150 10228 20189 53031
TAF
KGTB 270900Z 2709/2815 28006KT 9999 OVC008 QNH2980INS TEMPO 2709/2711 BKN015 BECMG 2710/2711 29006KT 8000 -SHRA FEW025 BKN040 OVC055 QNH2987INS BECMG 2714/2715 25012G20KT 9999 NSW BKN025 OVC040 QNH2998INS BECMG 2723/2724 24009KT 9999 BKN020 OVC025 QNH2999INS BECMG 2812/2813 VRB06KT 8000 BR FEW010 SCT025 QNH3016INS TX21/2716Z TN13/2809Z
KART 
14nm W 
271120Z 2712/2812 28010KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250 FM271400 27012G20KT P6SM SCT250 FM271800 24014G24KT P6SM BKN050 FM280000 26008KT P6SM SCT050 FM280500 26005KT P6SM BKN035
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