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KSNC Chester Airport
Chester, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: SNC
Lat/Long: 41-23-01.3540N 072-30-20.8340W
41-23.022567N 072-30.347233W
41.3837094,-72.5057872
(estimated)
Elevation: 416 ft. / 127 m (estimated)
Variation: 13W (1980)
From city: 3 miles SW of CHESTER, CT
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 06412

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1959
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SNC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-OCT 0900-2000, NOV-MAR 0900-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN OPRS 24/7. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.725
WX AWOS-3: 118.325 (860-526-1551)
NEW YORK APPROACH: 124.075
NEW YORK DEPARTURE: 124.075
WX ASOS at MMK (16 nm NW): 134.925 (203-639-9405)
WX ASOS at HVN (19 nm SW): PHONE 203-466-6205

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MADr076/9.4MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
HFDr186/15.6HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
GONr293/20.7GROTON VOR/DME110.8514W
ORWr260/25.0NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W
HTOr356/29.2HAMPTON VORTAC113.6013W
CCCr039/30.3CALVERTON VOR/DME117.2013W
BDRr076/30.9BRIDGEPORT VOR/DME108.8012W

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2722 x 50 ft. / 830 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 8.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
NON-STD MIRL FIXTURES/CONES.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 41-23.234300N41-22.810833N
Longitude: 072-30.444967W072-30.249500W
Elevation: 395.0 ft.408.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 161 true354 magnetic, 341 true
Displaced threshold: 559 ft.
DSPLCD THR MARKED BUT NOT LGTD.
no
Markings: NSTD, in fair conditionNSTD, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 50 ft. tree, 207 ft. from runway, 66 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
+5 FT TREE 56 FT DSTC, 60 FT L.
none
+3 FT BRUSH, 0 FT FM THR, 103 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WHELEN AVIATION
WINTHROP ROAD
CHESTER, CT 06412
Phone 860-526-4321
Manager: CHARLES F. GREENEY, JR.
WHELEN ENGINEERING, 51 WINTHROP ROAD
CHESTER, CT 06412
Phone 860-718-2109
CELL 860-853-0993.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 56
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
41% transient general aviation
41% local general aviation
17% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2019

Additional Remarks

FOR CD CTC NEW YORK APCH AT 516-683-2449.
(DSPLCD THR APCH RATIO, RWY 17) DSPLCD THR 5 FT HYR THAN AER.

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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (198KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (190KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (134KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMMK - Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (16 nm NW)
KHVN - Tweed/New Haven Airport (19 nm SW)
KGON - Groton-New London Airport (21 nm E)
KHFD - Hartford-Brainard Airport (22 nm N)
0B8 - Elizabeth Field Airport (23 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3211:32
Sunrise07:0412:04
Sunset16:1921:19
Evening civil twilight16:5121:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Dec-2022 10:29:36
Local (UTC-5)  07-Dec-2022 05:29:36
 
METAR
KSNC 071015Z AUTO 14009KT 2SM -RA BKN002 OVC009 13/13 A3023 RMK AO2
KMMK 
17nm NW 
071019Z AUTO 18008KT 3SM -RA BR BKN007 OVC010 13/12 A3020 RMK AO2 P0004 T01330117
KHVN 
18nm SW 
070953Z AUTO 14010KT 3SM -RA BR OVC007 14/13 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP229 P0000 T01390133 $
TAF
KGON 
21nm E 
070830Z 0709/0806 14011KT 5SM -RA BR OVC020 TEMPO 0710/0711 OVC009 FM071100 15011KT 4SM -RA BR OVC007 FM071400 16008KT 2SM -RA BR OVC004 FM072100 17006KT 3SM -RA BR OVC004 FM080100 23005KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC008 FM080400 29006KT 6SM BR BKN015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Chester Charter Inc 860-526-4321
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100LL
SS $6.75 
 Updated 14-Nov-2022
 
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