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KVVS Joseph A Hardy Connellsville Airport
Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: VVS
Lat/Long: 39-57-32.6000N / 079-39-26.7000W
39-57.543333N / 079-39.445000W
39.9590556 / -79.6574167
(estimated)
Elevation: 1264.4 ft. / 385.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08W (1990)
From city: 5 miles SW of CONNELLSVILLE, PA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 15431

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: ALTOONA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AOO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800 - 1700
Pattern altitude: 2064.4 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 05; MIRL RWY 05/23 & 14/32 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LDG FEE FOR ALL ACFT OVER 6000 LBS GWT; WAIVED FOR FUEL PURCHASE.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 133.325 (724-626-8745)
CLARKSBURG APPROACH: 119.425
CLARKSBURG DEPARTURE: 119.425
WX AWOS-3 at FWQ (17 nm NW): 118.475 (724-379-5815)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CLEVELAND ARTCC ON FREQS 124.4/327.1 (ALTOONA RCAG) WHEN CLARKSBURG APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IHDr272/13.8INDIAN HEAD VORTAC108.2006W
MGWr026/25.9MORGANTOWN VORTAC111.6005W
AGCr146/26.0ALLEGHENY VOR/DME110.0009W
GRVr311/34.1GRANTSVILLE VOR/DME112.3006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMOR049/6.129908WVV ...- ...-
STOYSTOWN267/34.920910WSYS ... -.-- ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
AFTER HOURS FUEL CALL 412-916-6282.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 3833 x 100 ft. / 1168 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: MARKINGS FADED.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 39-57.405628N39-57.884745N
Longitude: 079-39.739833W079-39.205640W
Elevation: 1219.6 ft.1264.4 ft.
Gradient: 1.2% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 049 magnetic, 041 true229 magnetic, 221 true
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: none21 ft. trees, 288 ft. from runway, 240 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
22 FT TREES 46 FT FROM RWY END 229 FT R; 22 FT TREES 84 FT FROM RWY END 231 FT RT.

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2404 x 100 ft. / 733 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
THLD & EDGE LGT OTS INDEF. MARKINGS FADED.
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 39-57.508242N39-57.250210N
Longitude: 079-39.597182W079-39.207013W
Elevation: 1227.5 ft.1236.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 139 magnetic, 131 true319 magnetic, 311 true
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI OTS INDEF.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 997 ft. from runway, 127 ft. right of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear16 ft. trees, 282 ft. from runway, 111 ft. left of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: FAYETTE COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY
988 SKY DRIVE
LEMONT FURNACE, PA 15456
Phone 724-628-2276
Manager: JOHN NECKERAUER
988 SKY DRIVE
LEMONT FURNACE, PA 15456
Phone 724-628-2276
AFT HRS 412-916-6282.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 38
Single engine airplanes: 28
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 83/day *
48% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
14% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 16 November 2017

Additional Remarks

RWY 23 HAS A 265 FT RELOCATED THLD FOR TAXI ONLY. RWY 14 HAS A 315 FT RELOCATED THLD FOR TAXI ONLY, RWY 32 HAS A 260 FT RELOCATED THLD FOR TAXI ONLY.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
TWY B CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN MORE THAN 40 FT.
APCH/ DEP SVC PRVVD BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON 124.4/327.1 OR CALL PH# 440-774-0442 WHEN CLARKSBURG APCH (CKB) CLSD.

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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (248KB)
LOC RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (223KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (208KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFWQ - Rostraver Airport (17 nm NW)
KLBE - Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (22 nm NE)
KWAY - Greene County Airport (22 nm W)
KMGW - Morgantown Municipal Airport-Walter L. Bill Hart Field (22 nm SW)
G05 - Finleyville Airpark (24 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3211:32
Sunrise06:5911:59
Sunset18:0523:05
Evening civil twilight18:3223:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Feb-2018 14:51:04
Local (UTC-5)  25-Feb-2018 09:51:04
 
METAR
KP53 
17nm NW 
251356Z AUTO 23010G15KT 01/M01 A2928 RMK AO1 SLP922 T00111006
KLBE 
22nm NE 
251350Z 27015KT 7SM BKN030 14/12 A2983
KMGW 
22nm SW 
251353Z 20007G16KT 10SM -RA FEW024 FEW034 SCT120 14/11 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP108 P0000 T01440106
KAGC 
26nm NW 
251353Z 20009KT 10SM BKN023 OVC034 14/11 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP090 T01390106
K2G4 
27nm SE 
251435Z AUTO 23010G16KT 10SM CLR 10/10 A2988 RMK AO1
KAFJ 
30nm W 
251356Z AUTO 21011G21KT 10SM BKN022 OVC037 15/12 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP103 T01500117
K2G9 
30nm E 
251435Z AUTO 26003G10KT 10SM SCT013 BKN110 08/08 A2988 RMK AO2
TAF
KLBE 
22nm NE 
251349Z 2514/2612 22014KT P6SM BKN040 WS020/20040KT FM251500 23015G23KT P6SM OVC030 FM251700 26014G21KT P6SM BKN035 FM252200 26009G18KT P6SM FEW035 FM260600 28008KT P6SM SKC
KMGW 
22nm SW 
251349Z 2514/2612 17009G18KT P6SM -RA SCT080 OVC090 FM251800 25006G15KT P6SM FEW040 FM260600 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250
KAGC 
26nm NW 
251349Z 2514/2612 21013KT P6SM BKN025 FM251700 26016G23KT P6SM BKN035 FM252200 26009G17KT P6SM FEW035 FM260600 26007KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Fayette County Aviation 724-628-2276
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Flight training, Aircraft rental, Public telephone, Restrooms

More info about Fayette County Aviation
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.95 $4.05 
SS $4.95 --- 
 Updated 14-Feb-2018
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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