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KVVS Joseph A Hardy Connellsville Airport
Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 30 DECEMBER 2021

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
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 05; PAPI RWY 05, 23 & 14. 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-3P: 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 (ZOB) 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 VOR/DME111.6005W
AGCr146/26.0ALLEGHENY VOR/DME110.0009W

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

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
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
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 39-57.405628N39-57.884745N
Longitude: 079-39.739762W079-39.205640W
Elevation: 1219.6 ft.1264.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 049 magnetic, 041 true229 magnetic, 221 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionbasic, in good 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: 10 ft. tree, 305 ft. from runway, 78 ft. left of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
RWY 05: 11 FT TREES, 166 FT BK FM RWY END, 103 FT RT; 7 FT TREES, 108 FT BK FM RWY END, 95 FT RT; 12 FT TREES 5 FT BK FM RWY, 102 FT LT; 11 FT TREES, 156 FT BK FM RWY END, 111 FT LT; 11 FT TREES 205 FT BK FM RWY END, 119 FT LT.
29 ft. trees, 289 ft. from runway, 239 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear
RWY 23: 29 FT TREES, 47 FT FM RWY END, 226 FT RT; 30 FT TREES, 80 FT FM RWY END, 221 FT RT; 28 FT TREES, 157 FT FM RWY END, 224 FT RT.

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2404 x 100 ft. / 733 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
THLD & EDGE LGT OTS INDEF.
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 39-57.508242N39-57.250210N
Longitude: 079-39.597182W079-39.207013W
Elevation: 1227.5 ft.1236.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 139 magnetic, 131 true319 magnetic, 311 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good 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: 17 ft. trees, 331 ft. from runway, 126 ft. right of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
RWY 14: 31 FT TREES, 805 FT BK FM RWY END, 92 FT RT; 24 FT TREES 395 FT BK FM RWY END 91 FT RT.
12 ft. trees, 285 ft. from runway, 93 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 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: 25
Single engine airplanes: 23
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 84/day *
48% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
15% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 19 November 2019

Additional Remarks

RWY 23 HAS A 265 FT RELOCATED THR FOR TAXI ONLY. RWY 14 HAS A 315 FT RELOCATED THR FOR TAXI ONLY, RWY 32 HAS A 260 FT RELOCATED THR FOR TAXI ONLY.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
TWY B CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN MORE THAN 40 FT.
FOR CD CTC CLARKSBURG APCH AT 304-842-6676, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC CLEVELAND ARTCC AT 440-774-0226.

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 30 December 2021 at 0901Z to 27 January 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (280KB)
LOC RWY 05   download (244KB)
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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Photo taken 23-Sep-2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Jan-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0712:07
Sunrise07:3712:37
Sunset17:2322:23
Evening civil twilight17:5322:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jan-2022 22:03:40
Local (UTC-5)  21-Jan-2022 17:03:40
 
METAR
KVVS 212155Z AUTO 02006KT 10SM CLR M08/M17 A3045 RMK AO2 T10841170
KP53 
17nm NW 
212156Z AUTO 19015G27KT M08/M15 A3024 RMK AO1 PK WND 21031/2101 SLP258 T10781150
TAF
KLBE 
22nm NE 
211720Z 2118/2218 VRB05KT P6SM FEW250
KMGW 
22nm SW 
211720Z 2118/2218 VRB05KT P6SM FEW250
KAGC 
26nm NW 
211720Z 2118/2218 VRB05KT P6SM FEW250= TAF KMFD 211720Z 2118/2218 10006KT P6SM BKN025 FM212100 04006KT P6SM SCT025 FM220200 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM221600 21010KT P6SM BKN250
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Fayette County Airport Authority 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 Airport Authority
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.70 $4.88 
SS $5.60 $4.88 
 Updated 28-Dec-2021
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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