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KWBW Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: WBW
Lat/Long: 41-17-50.3068N / 075-51-08.0659W
41-17.838447N / 075-51.134432W
41.2973074 / -75.8522405
(estimated)
Elevation: 543.3 ft. / 165.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12W (1990)
From city: 3 miles N of WILKES-BARRE, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 18644

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 07/25; MIRL RWY 07/25 - CTAF. RWY 07/25 PRESET LOW INTST TO ACTVT HIGHER INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WILKES-BARRE APPROACH: 126.3
WILKES-BARRE DEPARTURE: 126.3
WX ASOS at AVP (6 nm NE): PHONE 570-655-0748
WX AWOS-3 at HZL (20 nm S): 119.975 (570-459-4901)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LVZr291/7.5WILKES-BARRE VORTAC111.6010W
FJCr342/38.7ALLENTOWN VORTAC117.5010W

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3375 x 75 ft. / 1029 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 41-17.665540N41-17.995338N
Longitude: 075-51.369000W075-50.775847W
Elevation: 542.9 ft.542.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 066 magnetic, 054 true246 magnetic, 234 true
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 (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none52 ft. trees, 1084 ft. from runway, 290 ft. left of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear
+31 FT TREES, 117 FT FM RWY END, 241 FT RIGHT.

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2191 x 100 ft. / 668 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/turf, in good condition
FIRST 544 FT RWY 27 ASPH, REMAINDER TURF .
Runway edge markings: RWY 09/27 MKD WITH 3 FT WHITE CONES. RWY 09; DSPLCD THLD MKD WITH THREE WHITE CONES EACH SIDE.
Operational restrictions: W09/27 CLSD WINTER MONTHS.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 41-17.810672N41-17.890895N
Longitude: 075-51.463148W075-50.996752W
Elevation: 541.4 ft.542.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 669 ft.no
Markings: , in good condition, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 95 ft. trees, 1149 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left and right of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 19:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
none

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF LUZERNE
200 N. RIVER ST.
WILKES-BARRE, PA 18071
Phone 570-825-1600
Manager: JIM SCROBOLA
2001 WYOMING AVE
FORTY FORT, PA 18704
Phone 570-288-3257

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 45
Single engine airplanes: 43
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 82/day *
90% local general aviation
10% transient general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 19 December 2017

Additional Remarks

+152 FT TRANSMISSION LINES 6000 FT FROM RWY 25 THLD 585 FT L MKD WITH RED SPHERES.
FOR CD CTC AVP APCH AT 570-655-2084.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (220KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (237KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (149KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAVP - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (6 nm NE)
9N3 - Seamans Field Airport (18 nm N)
KHZL - Hazleton Regional Airport (20 nm S)
70N - Spring Hill Airport (20 nm E)
KMPO - Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0909:09
Sunrise05:4109:41
Sunset20:1900:19
Evening civil twilight20:5100:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2018 20:42:57
Local (UTC-4)  20-May-2018 16:42:57
 
METAR
KAVP 
6nm E 
201954Z 35007G15KT 9SM -RA FEW018 SCT024 OVC034 19/17 A3002 RMK AO2 RAB16 SLP162 P0000 T01940167 $
KHZL 
20nm S 
202015Z AUTO 27006KT 10SM BKN023 OVC028 22/16 A3007 RMK AO2
TAF
KAVP 
6nm E 
201940Z 2020/2118 23008KT P6SM SCT015 OVC040 TEMPO 2020/2022 3SM -SHRA BR OVC025 FM210100 VRB03KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 2109/2112 1 1/2SM BR
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Valley Aviation, Inc. 570-288-3257 Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, ...

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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
PS $4.99 $3.99 
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Colonial Pancake House 570-287-2462
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