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KSNC Chester Airport
Chester, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 APRIL 2019

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CLERA104/27.336214WJWE .--- .-- .

Airport Services

Fuel available: 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 good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 8.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
NON-STD MIRL.
Runway edge markings: UNICOM FREQ MARKED ON RWY.
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: 33 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 60 ft. right of centerline
+4 FT FENCE & BRUSH AT RWY END.
15 ft. trees, 255 ft. from runway, 3:1 slope to clear
+3 FT BRUSH, 20 FT FROM THR, 15 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WHELEN AVIATION
WINTHROP ROAD
CHESTER, CT 06412
Phone 860-526-4321
Manager: JAMES OLSON
WINTHROP ROAD
CHESTER, CT 06412
Phone 860-526-4321
CELL: 860-790-1296.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 72
Single engine airplanes: 68
Multi engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
41% transient general aviation
41% local general aviation
17% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 August 2014

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 25 April 2019 at 0901Z to 23 May 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (177KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (167KB)
VOR-A **CHANGED**   download (161KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (27KB)
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 26-Apr-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2509:25
Sunrise05:5509:55
Sunset19:4123:41
Evening civil twilight20:1000:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Apr-2019 17:15:43
Local (UTC-4)  26-Apr-2019 13:15:43
 
METAR
KSNC 261655Z AUTO 10008G17KT 10SM OVC011 13/10 A2966 RMK AO2
KMMK 
17nm NW 
261653Z AUTO 10004KT 10SM OVC019 13/09 A2967 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND SW SLP047 T01330089
KHVN 
18nm SW 
261704Z 09016G23KT 2SM R02/5000VP6000FT +TSRA OVC010 12/09 A2968 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S RAB02 TSB1657 TS W MOV E P0007 T01220094 $
TAF
KGON 
21nm E 
261509Z 2615/2712 09015G24KT P6SM SCT010 OVC035 FM262200 15012KT 4SM -RA BR SCT008 BKN015 WS020/20045KT FM270300 16016KT 5SM -SHRA OVC007 WS020/19055KT FM270500 18008KT 5SM -SHRA OVC010 FM270800 23007KT P6SM BKN025 FM271000 25010G19KT P6SM BKN050
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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
toll-free 1-800-752-6371
[web site]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft charters, ...

More info about Chester Charter Inc
independent
100LL
SS $4.60 
 Updated 22-Apr-2019
 
   1 read write
SS=Self service
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