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PGSN Francisco C Ada/Saipan International Airport
Obyan, Northern Mariana Is

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: GSN
Lat/Long: 15-07-12.9180N / 145-43-47.9427E
15-07.215300N / 145-43.799045E
15.1202550 / 145.7299841
(estimated)
Elevation: 215.1 ft. / 65.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (1985)
From city: 4 miles SW of SAIPAN ISLAND, CQ
Time zone: UTC +10 (year round; does not observe DST)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: GUAM CENTER
FSS: HONOLULU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GSN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TFC PAT ALT FOR LARGE & TURBINE POWERED ACFT 1485' AGL (1700' MSL); SMALL ACFT 985' AGL (1200' MSL).
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index D
Airline operations: CLSD TO UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP PPR CALL OR WRITE AMGR 670-237-6500/670-285-1512(CELL); P.O. BOX 501055 SAIPAN MP 96950.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

ATIS: 127.2
WX ASOS: PHONE 670-288-5017
SAIPAN GROUND: 121.8
SAIPAN TOWER: 125.7 256.9
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY GUAM ARTCC ON FREQS 118.4/290.5 (SAIPAN RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SAIPAN063/1.331202ESN ... -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 8700 x 200 ft. / 2652 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 67 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 87.0
Double wheel: 175.0
Double tandem: 350.0
Dual double tandem: 690.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 15-06.868433N15-07.411700N
Longitude: 145-43.076183E145-44.446567E
Elevation: 210.0 ft.210.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 066 magnetic, 068 true246 magnetic, 248 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: pulsating/steady burning VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RESTRICTED TO 2.5NM & 5 DEGREES LEFT & RIGHT OF RY CENTERLINE DUE TO INTENSITY.
pulsating/steady burning VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RESTRICTED BEYOND 2.5 NM DUE TO INTENSITY. VASI UPWIND TCH 105 FT GLIDE ANGLE 3.25; DNWND TCH 60 FT GLIDE ANGLE 3.00. TCH 105 FT APPLIES TO VASI 6 HIGH ANGLE.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 7001 x 100 ft. / 2134 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 15-07.091402N15-07.526182N
Longitude: 145-43.293973E145-44.397743E
Elevation: 210.9 ft.207.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 066 magnetic, 068 true246 magnetic, 248 true
Visual slope indicator: pulsating/steady burning VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)pulsating/steady burning VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COMMONWEALTH PORTS AUTH
PO BOX 501055
SAIPAN, MP 96950-1055
Phone (670) 237-6500
Manager: MARYANN Q. LIZAMA
PO BOX 501055
SAIPAN, MP 96950-1055
Phone (670) 237-6500

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 14
Single engine airplanes: 8
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 212/day *
54% transient general aviation
36% air taxi
7% commercial
2% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 April 2016

Additional Remarks

IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS AVBL DURG SCHEDULED OPNS. OTHER TIMES PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE MADE WITH CBP PORT DIRECTOR CALL (670)288-0025/26.
FOR ARPT SECURITY CALL (670) 237-6529.
RWY 06-24 OPEN FOR TAXIING ONLY (NOT AVBL FOR LANDING AND TAKE-OFF).
PPR FM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMONWEALTH PORTS AUTHORITY SAIPAN CALL (670) 237-6500 MON-FRI 0730-1630 OTHER TIMES CALL (670) 237-6535.

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 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 07   download (562KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (541KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (558KB)
NDB RWY 25   download (575KB)
NDB Y RWY 07   download (510KB)
NDB Z RWY 07   download (552KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (24KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (54KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PGWT - Tinian International Airport (10 nm SW)
PGRO - Benjamin Taisacan Manglona International Airport (63 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC+10)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0220:02
Sunrise06:2520:25
Sunset17:4307:43
Evening civil twilight18:0608:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Nov-2017 11:39:26
Local (UTC+10)  25-Nov-2017 21:39:26
 
METAR
PGSN 251054Z 06020G25KT 10SM FEW030 BKN046 28/22 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP151 T02780222 $
PGWT 
11nm SW 
250755Z 06016KT 7SM SCT015 BKN100 27/22 A2987
TAF
PGSN 250533Z 2506/2606 06017G27KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 SCT035
PGWT 
11nm SW 
250533Z 2506/2606 06018KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 SCT035
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