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N47 Pottstown Municipal Airport
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MARCH 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: N47
Lat/Long: 40-15-37.5000N 075-40-15.0000W
40-15.625000N 075-40.250000W
40.2604167,-75.6708333
(estimated)
Elevation: 255.6 ft. / 77.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12W (2010)
From city: 2 miles NW of POTTSTOWN, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 19464

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATTND
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 08/26; REIL RWY 08/26 - CTAF 122.8.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
PHILADELPHIA APPROACH: 126.85
PHILADELPHIA DEPARTURE: 126.85
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.55
WX ASOS at PTW (5 nm E): 119.425 (610-495-0823)
WX ASOS at RDG (15 nm NW): 127.1 (610-372-9863)
WX AWOS-3T at OQN (17 nm S): 121.4 ((610) 692-6190)
WX AWOS-3 at UKT (17 nm NE): 119.475 (215-538-7610)
WX AWOS-3 at CKZ (19 nm NE): 126.325 (215-257-7291)
WX AWOS-3 at MQS (19 nm SW): 126.25 (610-384-6132)
  • CLEARANCE DELIVERY PHILADELPHIA APCH TF 800-354-9884.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PTWr303/5.6POTTSTOWN VORTAC116.5009W
ETXr187/19.2EAST TEXAS VOR/DME110.2009W
MXEr009/20.5MODENA VORTAC113.2009W
LRPr082/29.7LANCASTER VOR/DME117.3009W
FJCr209/29.7ALLENTOWN VORTAC117.5010W
ARDr281/34.9YARDLEY VOR/DME108.2010W
DQOr005/35.1DUPONT VORTAC114.0010W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 2704 x 75 ft. / 824 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 40-15.538155N40-15.711323N
Longitude: 075-40.518482W075-39.982937W
Elevation: 254.3 ft.244.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 079 magnetic, 067 true259 magnetic, 247 true
Displaced threshold: 380 ft.no
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: PAPI OTS INDEF.2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 66 ft. tree, 1120 ft. from runway, 58 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 22:1 TO 380 FT DTHR.
53 ft. tree, 713 ft. from runway, 317 ft. left of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear
31 FT TREE 102 FT FM RWY END 240 FT RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BOROUGH OF POTTSTOWN
100 E HIGH ST
POTTSTOWN, PA 19464
Phone (610) 970-6511
Manager: CURTIS MEYER
1149 GLASGOW ST
POTTSTOWN, PA 19464
Phone 267-643-9958

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 50
Single engine airplanes: 46
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 40/day *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 February 2022

Additional Remarks

WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR SVC AFT HRS CTC ARPT MGR 484-425-6078.
FOR CD CTC PHILADELPHIA APCH AT 800-354-9884.

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 March 2023 at 0901Z to 20 April 2023 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (212KB)
VOR-B   download (184KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (278KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPTW - Heritage Field Airport (5 nm E)
KRDG - Reading Regional Airport/Carl A Spaatz Field (15 nm NW)
KOQN - Brandywine Regional Airport (17 nm S)
KUKT - Quakertown Airport (17 nm NE)
KCKZ - Pennridge Airport (19 nm NE)
KMQS - Chester County G O Carlson Airport (19 nm SW)
KLOM - Wings Field Airport (20 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of N47 (Pottstown Municipal Airport)
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Photo taken 04-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 31-Mar-2023
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2210:22
Sunrise06:4910:49
Sunset19:2523:25
Evening civil twilight19:5223:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  31-Mar-2023 20:28:03
Local (UTC-4)  31-Mar-2023 16:28:03
 
METAR
KPTW 
6nm E 
311954Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM OVC100 14/03 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP183 T01390033
KRDG 
15nm NW 
311954Z 19005KT 10SM OVC085 13/04 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP178 T01330044
KOQN 
17nm S 
312015Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM CLR 16/06 A3005 RMK AO2
KUKT 
17nm NE 
312015Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM SCT090 13/02 A3006 RMK A01
KCKZ 
19nm NE 
312015Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM BKN095 14/03 A3006 RMK AO2
KMQS 
19nm SW 
312015Z AUTO VRB06G11KT 10SM CLR 14/06 A3005 RMK AO2
TAF
KRDG 
15nm NW 
311735Z 3118/0118 19012G20KT P6SM VCSH OVC030 FM010300 20016G26KT 6SM -SHRA OVC030 FM011000 21028G41KT 4SM SHRA BR OVC008 FM011500 23024G36KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035
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