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KZER Schuylkill County/Joe Zerbey Airport
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 FEBRUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: ZER
Lat/Long: 40-42-24.3030N 076-22-25.5010W
40-42.405050N 076-22.425017W
40.7067508,-76.3737503
(estimated)
Elevation: 1729.8 ft. / 527.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12W (2000)
From city: 8 miles W of POTTSVILLE, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 17921

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1959
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0730-1700, ALL SAT - SUN ON CALL
FOR SVC AFTER HRS 570-617-6002.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTIVATE REIL RWY 11 & 29; MIRL RWY 11/29 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 11 & 29 ON CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.075
WX AWOS-3: 127.575 (570-544-2778)
HARRISBURG APPROACH: 118.25
HARRISBURG DEPARTURE: 118.25
WX AWOS-3 at N79 (11 nm NW): 119.175 (570-672-0389)
WX ASOS at MUI (19 nm SW): 124.175 (717-861-6493)
WX AWOS-3 at 79PN (19 nm NW): 118.075 (570-271-8192)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RAVr059/13.8RAVINE VORTAC114.6011W
MIPr154/23.2MILTON VORTAC109.2009W
SEGr110/23.7SELINSGROVE VOR/DME110.4008W
ETXr293/32.3EAST TEXAS VOR/DME110.2009W
LRPr003/35.4LANCASTER VOR/DME117.3009W
HARr063/40.0HARRISBURG VORTAC112.5010W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BELLGROVE037/18.232810WBZJ -... --.. .---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:AVGAS SELF SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
A:JET-A SELF-SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 5101 x 75 ft. / 1555 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 21.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 40-42.397243N40-42.282017N
Longitude: 076-23.128950W076-22.035662W
Elevation: 1729.7 ft.1706.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 110 magnetic, 098 true290 magnetic, 278 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 29 ft. trees, 482 ft. from runway, 535 ft. right of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear13 ft. trees, 223 ft. from runway, 356 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 2523 x 140 ft. / 769 x 43 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RY 04/22 EDGE & DSPLCD THLD MKD WITH ORANGE CONES.
Operational restrictions: NOT MAINTAINED WINTER MONTHS.
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 40-42.360003N40-42.714500N
Longitude: 076-22.249335W076-21.964673W
Elevation: 1708.1 ft.1718.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 031 true223 magnetic, 211 true
Displaced threshold: no200 ft.
Markings: none, in poor conditionnone, in poor condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none28 ft. trees, 360 ft. from runway, 124 ft. right of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DTHR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SCHUYLKILL COUNTY A/P AUTH
240 AIRPORT ROAD
POTTSVILLE, PA 17901
Phone 570-544-6002
Manager: BILL WILLARD
240 AIRPORT ROAD
POTTSVILLE, PA 17901
Phone (570) 617-6002

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 18
Single engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/day *
45% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
22% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 10 March 2022

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HARRISBURG APCH AT 800-932-0712.
GPU AVAILABLE FOR AC/DC POWER.

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 23 February 2023 at 0901Z to 23 March 2023 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11   download (238KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29   download (250KB)
VOR-A   download (182KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (428KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

N79 - Northumberland County Airport (11 nm NW)
74N - Bendigo Airport (12 nm SW)
N13 - Bloomsburg Municipal Airport (18 nm N)
KMUI - Muir Army Airfield (Fort Indiantown Gap) (19 nm SW)
8N8 - Danville Airport (19 nm NW)
 
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Photo taken 03-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Mar-2023
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4110:41
Sunrise07:0811:08
Sunset19:1723:17
Evening civil twilight19:4523:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Mar-2023 23:32:35
Local (UTC-4)  21-Mar-2023 19:32:35
 
METAR
KZER 212315Z AUTO 19004KT 10SM CLR 09/M12 A3033 RMK AO2
KMUI 
20nm SW 
212255Z 22006KT 10SM SCT180 BKN250 15/M14 A3033 RMK SLPNO WND DATA ESTMD ALSTG ESTMD
TAF
KMUI 
20nm SW 
211900Z 2119/2301 22009KT 9999 SKC QNH3035INS BECMG 2208/2209 22009KT 9999 BKN130 QNH3035INS BECMG 2217/2218 19012G18KT 9999 BKN070 QNH3023INS BECMG 2220/2221 18009KT 9999 BKN050 QNH3020INS TX16/2219Z TNM10/2205Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2203 NEXT 2211
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100LL Jet A
FS $7.01 $6.97 
SS $6.71 $6.84 
 Updated 24-Feb-2023
 
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SS=Self service
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