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KCEF Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport
Springfield/Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: CEF
Lat/Long: 42-11-38.4539N 072-32-05.2235W
42-11.640898N 072-32.087058W
42.1940150,-72.5347843
(estimated)
Elevation: 241.2 ft. / 73.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1980)
From city: 3 miles NE of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 01022

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CEF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-2300
Pattern altitude: RECTANGULAR TFC PAT: 1000 FT AGL LGT ACFT, 2000 FT AGL LRG/HVY ACFT; OVHD: 2500 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: AIRFIELD LGTS AVBL ONLY DUR OPERG HRS.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
CLEAR SIDE IS SPLIT. DAYLGT TURNED ON WHEN A/D IS IFR. DUSK-2300. AFLD LGTS NOT AVBL 2300-0700 HRS.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A

Airport Communications

CTAF: 134.85
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.525
WESTOVER GROUND: 118.35 275.8 [0700-2300]
WESTOVER TOWER: 134.85 348.75 [0700-2300]
YANKEE APPROACH: 125.35
YANKEE DEPARTURE: 125.35
COMD POST: 252.1 ;439 AW
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 274.75
PTD: 372.2
WX ASOS at BAF (8 nm W): 127.1 (413-568-2267)
WX ASOS at BDL (17 nm SW): 118.15 (860-386-3480)
  • (ATIS DESCRIPTION) NO NOTAM MP: 1400-1600Z++THU.
  • ATCT OPERS EXTENSIONS/IRREGULAR HOURS BY NOTAM.
  • COMMAND POST/439 AW NAME CASINO ROYALE.
  • NGT OBSTN LTD DUE TO HI INTST SECURITY LGT. AFLD WX IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19. AUTOMATED OBS ARE QUALITY CTLD FOR ACCURACY DURING ATC CONTROLLED FLYING HRS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BAFr091/8.3BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
CTRr121/19.3CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
GDMr239/29.9GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
HFDr014/33.2HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
PUTr309/33.9PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W
EENr211/37.6KEENE VORTAC109.4014W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 11598 x 301 ft. / 3535 x 92 m
1000 FT OVRN BOTH ENDS OF RWY.
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 37 /F/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 42-10.647800N42-12.227167N
Longitude: 072-32.880417W072-31.437317W
Elevation: 234.1 ft.241.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Displaced threshold: 1202 ft.no
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 6 DEGS RIGHT.
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
ALSF-1 SFL PORTION O/S UFN.
ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 7082 x 150 ft. / 2159 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 21 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 42-12.386233N42-11.561817N
Longitude: 072-32.523933W072-31.414983W
Elevation: 240.9 ft.239.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF RESERVES
439TH OSS/OSA 750 HANGAR AVE
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
Phone 413-557-2187
THE CIVILIAN PORTION OF THE ARPT (TWY A, P & S) IS OWNED BY WESTOVER METRO DEV CORP, 255 PADGETTE STREET, CHICOPEE MA 01020.
Manager: MARK ST. LAURENT
WESTOVER METROPOLITAN AIRPORT, 255 PADGETTE STREET
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
Phone 413-593-5543
AMGR FOR CIVIL OPNS, T.HANNA@WESTOVERAIRPORT.COM.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 39
Single engine airplanes: 11
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
Military aircraft: 16
    
Aircraft operations: avg 44/day *
64% military
25% local general aviation
8% transient general aviation
3% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2017

Additional Remarks

CIVILIAN TRNG LTD TO LOW APCHS ONLY.
CEF IS A JOINT-USE AFLD. IFR TKOF & LANDING MIN AS PRESCRIBED BY USAF REG APPLY, CALL ARPT MGR AT C413-593-5543 FOR CLARIFICATION.
PAPI ALL RY PRVDS PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP4 ACFT ONLY.
LGT: PAPI OFF DUR OPR HR PERIODS OF NO TFC.
RSTD: AFT HRS DEP/ARR 24 HR PPR NOTICE 413-593-5543.
HVY VFR TFC BELOW 10,000 FT ALONG RIVER & HWY 5 NM SW OF AFLD.
CAUTION: VMC DEP ACFT REMAIN AT OR BLW 1000 FT TIL PAST DEP END OF RWY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FM VFR OVERHEAD & CLSD PAT TFC. STROBE LGT LCTD ATOP STACKS 4000 FT LEFT RWY 23 THR; OCCASIONAL STEAM CLOUD. UNCTLD VEH TFC ON RAMPS & TWY.
CAUTION: LGT ACFT TFC, HANG GLIDER OPR AND HOT AIR BALLOON ACT ALONG RIVER W AND NW OF ARPT. EXTV HANG GLIDER & GLIDER IN THE MT GREYLOCK AREA APRX 45 NM NW OF AFLD. UNLGTD OBST W SIDE RWY 05 CLEAR ZONE.
CUST: PILOT MUST ARNG CUST 860-292-1314.
CAUTION: POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING AFTER ANY PRECIPITATION. PONDING AT INT RY 05/23 & 15/33 MEASURED IN 1/10TH INCHES; SEE NOTAMS FOR KCEF.
MILITARY: RSTD: CIV PILOTS ARE REMINDED TO CHECK MIL NOTAMS BY VISITING THE FEDERAL NOTAM SYSTEM (FNS) WEBSITE (HTTPS://NOTAMS.AIM.FAA.GOV/NOTAMSEARCH/) OR CONTACTING FLIGHT SERVICE.
TRANS ALERT: FLEET SVC FOR TRAN ACFT UNAVBL WKEND AND M-F 2030-0400Z++ WITHOUT PRIOR APVL FR AMOPS DSN 589-2951.
CAUTION: EASTSIDE PAD 19, PAD 33 AND TWY L DO NOT HAVE PAVED SHOULDERS.
WHEN ATCT CLSD, FOR CD CTC BRADLEY APCH 860-386-3580.
MILITARY: ACFT ON A JA/ATT, JCS, TACTICAL EXER, MIL CHTR MISSION CTC 439 LRS/LGRDX DSN 589-3318/3125 TO COORD SUPPORT RQMNTS. LGRDX WILL ARNG ALL RQRD SUPPORT. SAAM MISSIONS CDN WILL BE MADE WITH AIRFIELD MGR DSN 589-2944.

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 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DEER PARK THREE   download (236KB)
STELA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (378KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (187KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (192KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (100KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (82KB)
TACAN RWY 05   download (171KB)
TACAN RWY 23   download (170KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (553KB)

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7B2 - Northampton Airport (9 nm NW)
KBDL - Bradley International Airport (17 nm SW)
3B0 - Southbridge Municipal Airport (23 nm E)
0B5 - Turners Falls Airport (24 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KCEF (Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport)
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Photo taken 27-Aug-2007

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Airport diagram
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3309:33
Sunrise06:0310:03
Sunset19:3623:36
Evening civil twilight20:0500:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Apr-2021 04:26:25
Local (UTC-4)  20-Apr-2021 00:26:25
 
METAR
KCEF 200356Z AUTO 04003KT 10SM CLR 05/05 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP111 T00460045
KBAF 
8nm W 
200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/04 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP111 T00560044
KBDL 
17nm SW 
200351Z 30003KT 10SM FEW100 08/05 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP109 T00780050
TAF
KCEF 200200Z 2002/2108 VRB06KT 9999 SCT050 SCT140 QNH2983INS BECMG 2013/2014 24010G15KT 9999 BKN050 BKN250 620502 510004 520403 QNH2986INS BECMG 2015/2016 26015G25KT 9999 SCT050 BKN250 520009 QNH2984INS BECMG 2021/2022 28007KT 9999 SCT050 BKN100 510303 QNH2985INS TX23/2020Z TN04/2011Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2003 NEXT 2011
KBAF 
8nm W 
191734Z 1918/2018 18008KT P6SM VCSH OVC090 FM192000 23007KT P6SM -SHRA BKN060 FM192200 23004KT P6SM VCSH BKN100 FM200000 23003KT P6SM SCT200 FM201400 22007KT P6SM SCT090 FM201700 25012G24KT P6SM SCT060
KBDL 
17nm SW 
192101Z 1921/2024 25009KT P6SM VCSH BKN070 FM200100 23004KT P6SM SCT200 FM201400 22008KT P6SM SCT150 FM202300 27007KT P6SM SCT070
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 Services / Description 
 
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 Metro Air Services
413-593-5543
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   UVair   World Fuel Contract Fuel   WingPoints™ Rewards   Courtesy transportation   Hertz   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.40 $4.25 
 Updated 06-Apr-2021
 
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FS=Full service
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