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9N2 Philadelphia Seaplane Base
Essington, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 17 JUNE 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 9N2
Lat/Long: 39-51-32.4060N 075-17-58.6710W
39-51.540100N 075-17.977850W
39.8590017,-75.2996308
(estimated)
Elevation: 0 ft. / 0 m (estimated)
Variation: 11W (1985)
From city: 1 mile S of ESSINGTON, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 19029

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATTENDED
Pattern altitude: 300 ft. MSL
CHECK PHL TCA CHART FOR LNDG AREA.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at PHL (2.8 nm E): PHONE 215-492-9617
WX AWOS-3T at OQN (15 nm NW): 121.4 ((610) 692-6190)
WX AWOS-3 at LOM (17 nm N): 118.925 (215-646-1068)
WX ASOS at ILG (18 nm SW): 123.95 (302-328-1536)
WX ASOS at PNE (19 nm NE): 121.15 (215-677-0146)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OODr011/13.4WOODSTOWN VORTAC112.8010W
MXEr111/17.5MODENA VORTAC113.2009W
DQOr063/17.9DUPONT VORTAC114.0010W
VCNr331/24.6CEDAR LAKE VOR/DME115.2010W
PTWr160/24.9POTTSTOWN VORTAC116.5009W
ARDr227/29.7YARDLEY VOR/DME108.2010W
GXUr266/33.6MC GUIRE VORTAC110.6012W
ENOr024/38.9SMYRNA VORTAC111.4009W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
AMBLER194/16.027512WING .. -. --.
RAINBOW355/27.536311WRNB .-. -. -...

Seaplane Base Services

Runway Information

Runway 11W/29W

Dimensions: 9100 x 250 ft. / 2774 x 76 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 11W  RUNWAY 29W
Traffic pattern: rightleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWNSHIP OF TINICUM
629 N GOVERNOR PRINTZ BLVD
ESSINGTON, PA 19029
Phone 610-521-3530
Manager: DAVID SCHREIBER
97 WANNAMAKER AVE
ESSINGTON, PA 19029
Phone 610-521-3530

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 12/year *
100% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 27 July 2020

Additional Remarks

TSNT TFC CTC PHL APCH CTL FOR TFC ADZYS.
CALL 610-521-3530 PRIOR TO ARR.
NO NIGHT OPS.
FOR CD CTC PHILADELPHIA APCH AT 800-354-9884.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 9N2.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPHL - Philadelphia International Airport (3 nm E)
7N7 - Spitfire Aerodrome (9 nm SW)
KOQN - Brandywine Regional Airport (15 nm NW)
17N - Cross Keys Airport (15 nm SE)
KLOM - Wings Field Airport (17 nm N)
19N - Camden County Airport (17 nm E)
KILG - New Castle Airport (18 nm SW)
KPNE - Northeast Philadelphia Airport (19 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0109:01
Sunrise05:3409:34
Sunset20:3100:31
Evening civil twilight21:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2021 20:59:44
Local (UTC-4)  19-Jun-2021 16:59:44
 
METAR
KPHL 
3nm E 
192054Z 30009KT 10SM -RA SCT055 BKN090 BKN160 OVC210 27/19 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP083 P0000 60000 T02720189 56006
KOQN 
15nm NW 
192035Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM -RA SCT008 SCT013 SCT021 24/19 A2982 RMK AO2 P0002
KLOM 
17nm N 
192035Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM -RA SCT038 BKN070 OVC100 25/20 A2980 RMK AO2 T02550201
KILG 
18nm SW 
192051Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM -RA SCT046 SCT080 BKN090 27/22 A2978 RMK AO2 RAB08 PRESFR SLP084 P0000 60000 T02720222 56010 $
KPNE 
19nm NE 
192054Z 24006KT 5SM -RA FEW048 BKN100 OVC120 24/21 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP092 P0004 60004 T02390206 53001
TAF
KPHL 
3nm E 
191731Z 1918/2024 25011KT P6SM SCT040 FM192000 27011KT P6SM VCTS SCT040 BKN060CB TEMPO 1923/2003 3SM -TSRA BKN030CB FM200500 24003KT 5SM BR SCT060 BKN250 FM201400 24007KT P6SM SCT100 FM201800 23010KT P6SM SCT050
KILG 
18nm SW 
191731Z 1918/2018 25012KT P6SM SCT040 FM191900 27011KT P6SM VCTS SCT040 BKN060CB TEMPO 1923/2003 3SM -TSRA BKN030CB FM200500 24004KT 5SM BR SCT060 BKN250 FM201400 24008KT P6SM SCT100
KPNE 
19nm NE 
191731Z 1918/2018 26011KT P6SM SCT035 FM192100 27011KT P6SM VCTS SCT035 BKN060CB TEMPO 1923/2003 3SM -TSRA BKN030CB FM200500 25003KT 5SM BR SCT060 BKN250 FM201400 27007KT P6SM SCT100
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