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KSNC Chester Airport
Chester, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 NOVEMBER 2020

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
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: 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 05 November 2020 at 0901Z to 03 December 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (200KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (191KB)
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 27-Nov-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2411:24
Sunrise06:5411:54
Sunset16:2221:22
Evening civil twilight16:5221:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Nov-2020 16:35:18
Local (UTC-5)  27-Nov-2020 11:35:18
 
METAR
KSNC 271615Z AUTO 01003KT 10SM SCT034 BKN040 OVC046 A3002 RMK AO2
KMMK 
17nm NW 
271553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC050 13/09 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP173 T01330094
KHVN 
18nm SW 
271553Z 01005KT 10SM FEW050 16/10 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP170 T01560100
TAF
KGON 
21nm E 
271434Z 2715/2812 VRB04KT P6SM BKN050
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