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03G Thermal-G Gliderport
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 JULY 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 03G
Lat/Long: 42-01-14.2100N 080-04-14.5900W
42-01.236833N 080-04.243167W
42.0206139,-80.0707194
(estimated)
Elevation: 1434 ft. / 437 m (estimated)
Variation: 08W (1985)
From city: 3 miles W of ERIE, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 16441

Gliderport Operations

Gliderport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1961
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: ALTOONA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AOO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Gliderport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at ERI (6 nm NW): 120.35 (814-835-7112)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FKLr351/(36.2)FRANKLIN VOR109.6006W

Gliderport Services

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 1264 x 110 ft. / 385 x 34 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
TURF WITH TOPSOIL BASE CAN BE SOFT; CALL FOR CONDITION.
Runway edge markings: RY MKD WITH WHITE TIRES.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 42-01.191667N42-01.282000N
Longitude: 080-04.368833W080-04.117500W
Elevation: 1421.0 ft.1434.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 072 magnetic, 064 true252 magnetic, 244 true
Markings: NSTD, in fair conditionNSTD, in fair condition

Gliderport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JAY L. & RODNEY L. GEHRLEIN
9001 HAMOT ROAD
WATERFORD, PA 16441
Phone 814-866-1131
Manager: RODNEY L. GEHRLEIN
9001 HAMOT ROAD
WATERFORD, PA 16441
Phone 814-866-1131

Gliderport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 7
Single engine airplanes: 4
Gliders airplanes: 2
Ultralights: 1
  • PLUS 3 HOT AIR BALLOONS.
    
Aircraft operations: avg 46/month *
91% local general aviation
9% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 09 July 2020

Additional Remarks

CIRCULAR HOT AIR BALLOON LAUNCHING PAD RADIO CONTROLLED MODEL AIRPLANE CIRCLE.
945 FT TURF TWY ON EAST END OF RY. 1,000 FT TURF TWY ON WEST END OF RY.
FOR CD CTC BUFFALO APCH AT 716-626-6920, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC CLEVELAND ARTCC AT 440-774-0232.
GLIDER OPS ON THE ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 03G.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KERI - Erie International Airport/Tom Ridge Field (6 nm NW)
8G2 - Corry-Lawrence Airport (20 nm E)
KGKJ - Port Meadville Airport (25 nm S)
6G1 - Titusville Airport (29 nm SE)
KHZY - Northeast Ohio Regional Airport (32 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5409:54
Sunrise06:2510:25
Sunset20:2600:26
Evening civil twilight20:5700:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Aug-2022 06:21:06
Local (UTC-4)  11-Aug-2022 02:21:06
 
METAR
KERI 
6nm NW 
110551Z 18006KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP170 T01670128 10217 20161 58007
TAF
KERI 
6nm NW 
110533Z 1106/1206 20007KT P6SM SKC FM111300 34009KT P6SM BKN100 FM111900 31009KT P6SM SKC
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