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KSNC Chester Airport
Chester, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

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
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN OPERATES 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 SERVICE FUEL AVAILABLE 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
RY 17/35 NSTD MIRL.
Runway edge markings: 17/35 UNICOM FREQ MARKED ON RY.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 41-23.234300N41-22.810833N
Longitude: 072-30.444967W072-30.249500W
Elevation: 395.0 ft.408.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 161 true354 magnetic, 341 true
Displaced threshold: 559 ft.
DSPLCD THR MARKED BUT NOT LGTD; DSPLCD THR 5 FT HIGHER THAN END OF RY.
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 RY 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

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 NY APCH AT 516-683-2449

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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (177KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (168KB)
VOR-A   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 20-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1511:15
Sunrise06:4511:45
Sunset16:2621:26
Evening civil twilight16:5621:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2018 20:59:37
Local (UTC-5)  20-Nov-2018 15:59:37
 
METAR
KSNC 202055Z AUTO 32007KT 10SM 03/02 A2984 RMK AO2
KMMK 
17nm NW 
202053Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM OVC014 04/02 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP114 T00440022 53009
KHVN 
18nm SW 
202053Z 31006KT 10SM BKN018 OVC025 07/03 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP112 T00670028 53010
TAF
KGON 
21nm E 
201932Z 2020/2118 32009KT P6SM BKN007 FM202100 31010KT P6SM SCT015 BKN040 FM210900 30006KT P6SM FEW100 FM211500 25012G19KT 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 $5.49 
 Updated 12-Nov-2018
 
   2 read write
SS=Self service
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