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N47 Pottstown Municipal Airport
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 MARCH 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: N47
Lat/Long: 40-15-37.5000N / 075-40-15.0000W
40-15.625000N / 075-40.250000W
40.2604167 / -75.6708333
(estimated)
Elevation: 255.6 ft. / 77.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12W (2010)
From city: 2 miles NW of POTTSTOWN, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 19464

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900 - 1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 08/26; REIL RWY 08/26 - CTAF 122.8.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
PHILADELPHIA APPROACH: 126.85
PHILADELPHIA DEPARTURE: 126.85
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.55
WX ASOS at PTW (5 nm E): 119.425 (610-495-0823)
WX ASOS at RDG (15 nm NW): PHONE 610-372-9863
WX AWOS-3T at OQN (17 nm S): 121.4 ((610) 692-6190)
WX AWOS-3 at UKT (17 nm NE): 119.475 (215-538-7610)
WX AWOS-3 at CKZ (19 nm NE): 126.325 (215-257-7291)
WX AWOS-3 at MQS (19 nm SW): 126.25 (610-384-6132)
  • CLEARANCE DELIVERY PHILADELPHIA APCH TF 800-354-9884.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PTWr303/5.6POTTSTOWN VORTAC116.5009W
ETXr187/19.2EAST TEXAS VOR/DME110.2009W
MXEr009/20.5MODENA VORTAC113.2009W
LRPr082/29.7LANCASTER VOR/DME117.3009W
FJCr209/29.7ALLENTOWN VORTAC117.5010W
ARDr281/34.9YARDLEY VOR/DME108.2010W
DQOr005/35.1DUPONT VORTAC114.0010W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
AMBLER307/19.427512WING .. -. --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 2704 x 75 ft. / 824 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 40-15.538155N40-15.711323N
Longitude: 075-40.518482W075-39.982937W
Elevation: 254.3 ft.244.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.478% DOWN0.478% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 079 magnetic, 067 true259 magnetic, 247 true
Displaced threshold: 380 ft.no
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: PAPI OTS INDEF.2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REIL OTS INDEF.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 53 ft. tree, 774 ft. from runway, 193 ft. left of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 21:1 TO 380 FT DTHR.
63 ft. tree, 735 ft. from runway, 312 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear
27 FT TREE 102 FT FM RWY END 240 FT RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BOROUGH OF POTTSTOWN
100 E HIGH ST
POTTSTOWN, PA 19464
Phone (610) 970-6511
Manager: JAMES ROUILLER
POTTSTOWN, PA 19464
Phone (610) 495-6366

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 40
Single engine airplanes: 38
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 129/day *
74% local general aviation
26% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 January 2019

Additional Remarks

WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR SVC AFT HRS CTC ARPT MGR 484-425-6078.
FOR CD CTC PHL APCH AT (800) 354-9884.

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 28 March 2019 at 0901Z to 25 April 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (192KB)
VOR-B **CHANGED**   download (167KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (278KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPTW - Heritage Field Airport (5 nm E)
N10 - Perkiomen Valley Airport (12 nm E)
KRDG - Reading Regional Airport/Carl A Spaatz Field (15 nm NW)
KOQN - Brandywine Airport (17 nm S)
KUKT - Quakertown Airport (17 nm NE)
KCKZ - Pennridge Airport (19 nm NE)
KMQS - Chester County G O Carlson Airport (19 nm SW)
KLOM - Wings Field Airport (20 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Apr-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4709:47
Sunrise06:1510:15
Sunset19:4723:47
Evening civil twilight20:1600:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Apr-2019 03:14:14
Local (UTC-4)  22-Apr-2019 23:14:14
 
METAR
KPTW 
6nm E 
230254Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN080 12/08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP177 T01220083 51005
KRDG 
15nm NW 
230254Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/10 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP179 T01330100 51009
KOQN 
17nm S 
230255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/08 A3006 RMK AO2
KUKT 
17nm NE 
230255Z AUTO 33005KT 10SM BKN075 16/09 A3005 RMK A01
KCKZ 
19nm NE 
230255Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM OVC070 15/09 A3006 RMK AO2
KMQS 
19nm SW 
230255Z AUTO 30004KT 10SM CLR 14/09 A3007 RMK AO2
TAF
KRDG 
15nm NW 
221949Z 2220/2318 34011KT P6SM BKN060 FM222300 33006KT P6SM FEW200 FM230100 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM231500 22005KT P6SM SKC
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Witmer's Aircraft Service 610-323-0320
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