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KSCH Schenectady County Airport
Schenectady, New York, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: SCH
Lat/Long: 42-51-09.2000N 073-55-44.3000W
42-51.153333N 073-55.738333W
42.8525556,-73.9289722
(estimated)
Elevation: 378 ft. / 115.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (2000)
From city: 3 miles N of SCHENECTADY, NY
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 12302

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SCH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0730-2230
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, ACTVT MALSR RWY 04; PAPI RWY 04 & 22; HIRL RWY 04/22; MIRL RWY 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 121.3
UNICOM: 122.95
WX AWOS-3: 119.275 (518-399-6586)
SCHENECTADY GROUND: 121.9 [0730-2230]
SCHENECTADY TOWER: 121.3 321.1 255.4R 257.8R 291.6R 307.2R 343.7R 352.0R 378.8R [0730-2230]
ALBANY APPROACH: 118.05
ALBANY DEPARTURE: 118.05
ANG OPS: 340.8
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX ASOS at ALB (8 nm SE): PHONE 518-464-6423
WX AWOS-3 at 5B2 (12 nm N): 132.025 (518-884-9289)
WX AWOS-3 at NY0 (20 nm NW): 119.225 (518-762-0322)
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Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALBr332/8.4ALBANY VORTAC115.3013W
CAMr266/27.1CAMBRIDGE VOR/DME115.0014W
GFLr219/32.5GLENS FALLS VORTAC110.2014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HUNTERat field35614WHEU .... . ..-
JOHNSTOWN130/19.852314WJJH .--- .--- ....
PHILMONT359/37.127213WPFH .--. ..-. ....

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 7001 x 150 ft. / 2134 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 95.0
Double wheel: 175.0
Double tandem: 348.0
Dual double tandem: 850.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 42-50.813832N42-51.849755N
Longitude: 073-56.027790W073-55.341367W
Elevation: 318.4 ft.378.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 040 magnetic, 026 true220 magnetic, 206 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI 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: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 54 ft. trees, 1374 ft. from runway, 271 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear22 ft. gnd, 200 ft. from runway, 500 ft. right of centerline
RWY 22 +22FT RISING TERRAIN, 500 FT RT, 0 - 200 FT FM RWY.

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 4850 x 150 ft. / 1478 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 55.0
Double wheel: 134.0
Double tandem: 218.0
Dual double tandem: 541.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 42-50.905023N42-50.934140N
Longitude: 073-56.444872W073-55.360502W
Elevation: 324.9 ft.320.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 102 magnetic, 088 true282 magnetic, 268 true
Displaced threshold: 200 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 7 ft. road, 220 ft. from runway, 253 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
RWY 10 CLNC SLOPE 14:1 TO DTHR DUE TO 87 FT TREE, 1223 FT FM DTHR, 190 FT RT.
19 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 230 ft. right of centerline
RWY 28 +10 FT ROAD, 150 FT - 200 FT FM RWY, 220 FT RT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SCHENECTADY COUNTY
COUNTY OFFICE BLDG
SCHENECTADY, NY 12305-2114
Phone 518-356-5344
Manager: MICHAEL SHADEWALD
21 TOWER ROAD
SCOTIA, NY 12302-3487
Phone (518) 399-0111

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 77
Single engine airplanes: 63
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Jet airplanes: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 134/day *
60% local general aviation
30% transient general aviation
8% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2019

Additional Remarks

LANDING FEE FOR INTINRNT MULTI-ENGINE ACFT REQUESTING TWR SVC 0330Z-1230Z.
ANG APRON: ORANGE DASHED WINGTIP CLNC LINES BOTH SIDES OF YELLOW CENTER TAXILINE. DASHED WINGTIP LINES PROVIDE POSITIVE, CLEARLY IDENTIFIABLE OBST CLNC FOR TAXIING ACFT. ANY OBJECT PARKED ON BACK SIDE OF LINES PROVIDE NO WINGTIP CLNC ISSUE.
NO ULTRA-LIGHT OPERATONS IN CLASS D AIRSPACE WITHOUT APPROV FM ATCT.
FLT NOTIFICATION SVC (ADCUS) AVBL.
FUEL: A++ (MIL).
FOR CD CTC ALBANY APCH AT 518-862-2299.
NO UPDATED FIELD OR BRAKING ACTION REPORTS AVBL BTN 0330Z-1230Z.
60 FT DROPOFF 150 FT FM RY 28 END.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFFECT FOR LRGE ACFT REMAINING IN PATTERN CTC AIRFIELD MANAGER FOR DETAILS..
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
MILITARY C130 PATTERN OPERATIONS CONDUCTED DAILY.
PPR BASE OPS DURG DUTY HR DSN 344-2321, C518-344-2321.
CAUTION: BASH PHASE II PERIOD (15 SEP-1 DEC) AND (15 MAR-1 MAY). BIRD WATCH CONDITION SEVERE (TKOFF & LANDINGS PROH UNLESS EMERGENCY OR IMMEDIATE OPR NECESSARY; LOCAL & TACTICAL TRAINING PROH). BIRD WATCH CONDITION MODERATE (MULTI APCHS PROHI, DEP & FULL STOP ALLOWED IF RTE AVOIDS BIRD ACTIVITY.)
ANG: SCHENECTADY COUNTY AIRPORT FONE NR (518)399-0377.

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 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (298KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (280KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (239KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (249KB)
NDB RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (206KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (366KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KALB - Albany International Airport (8 nm SE)
5B2 - Saratoga County Airport (12 nm N)
4B0 - South Albany Airport (18 nm S)
NY0 - Fulton County Airport (20 nm NW)
KDDH - William H Morse State Airport (30 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 08-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4311:43
Sunrise07:1512:15
Sunset16:2021:20
Evening civil twilight16:5221:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Dec-2019 03:45:38
Local (UTC-5)  08-Dec-2019 22:45:38
 
METAR
KSCH 081855Z 18006KT 15SM SCT150 BKN250 M01/M08 A3034
KALB 
8nm SE 
090251Z 18017G25KT 10SM BKN075 03/M07 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP247 T00281067 58010
KNY0 
20nm NW 
090335Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM SCT065 OVC075 M04/M07 A3020 RMK AO2
TAF
KALB 
8nm SE 
081737Z 0818/0918 18010KT P6SM FEW200 BKN250 FM090000 18012G20KT P6SM BKN040 FM090900 17010KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM091200 16007KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC010 FM091400 17006KT 4SM -RA BR OVC010
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Richmor Aviation UNICOM 122.95
518-399-8171
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[email]
Richmor Aviation at KSCH will be running specials throughout the Saratoga Track Season. KSCH boasts a 7000x150ft primary runway. Plenty of ramp and hangar space available during the summer. Brand New expanded ramp (July 2013). Richmor Aviation is making a .10/gal donation to fight BREAST CANCER for all JetA purchases during the Saratoga Track Season. Come help us meet our goal of $3,000+ to fight cancer. Hotel discounts Avail., Car Rentals on site. Call early for reservations. Aircraft Repair Station w/avionics. Ask about our new 20,000 sqft hangar being built. Charter Avail. as well.
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Located at 5B2
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518-885-5470
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At 5B2 (Saratoga County Airport), 12 miles NNE

Experience first class hospitality and quality with North American Flight Services. Our state of the art facility combines high tech design with small town charm in beautiful up-state New York. North American is less than 6 miles from the historical Saratoga Race Course, beautiful downtown Saratoga springs, and the internationally acclaimed Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Our FAR 145 repair station maintenance facility has dedicated staff and provides the highest quality aircraft maintenance available. North American is dedicated to our customers, fly into Saratoga and let us prove it to you!
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Distance
 
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Empire State AeroSciences Museum 518-377-2191
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