Tower City, Pennsylvania

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 06/22/2017 - 8/17/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:74N
Lat/Lng: 40.5589958333, -76.5597125
40-33-32.3850N, 076-33-34.9650W
Estimated by FAA on 06/25/2008
Elevation: 790 feet Estimated by FAA on 06/25/2008
Magnetic Variation: 11W, (2010), [-12W (2017)]
Sectional: NEW YORK
From City: 2nm S of Tower City


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Built Before 1959.
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 12/1949
Attended: All year Unattended UNATTENDED (local)
for Attendance on Call Phone 717-647-7367.
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: New York Center (ZNY)
FSS: Williamsport FSS (IPT) Pickup Clearance - Toll Free 800-932-0712.
NOTAMs and Weather: IPT NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 05/23 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900
Contact 'HARRISBURG' Approach
126.45, 269.45
Contact 'HARRISBURG' Departure
126.45, 269.45


Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 21
Helicopter GA: 1
Ultralights: 1
Total: 23

Annual Operations

For year ending: 03/09/2015
AirTaxi: 30
Local GA (< 20 miles): 1900
Non-local GA: 700
Military Operations: 300
Total: 2930


Owner: Helen Bendigo
11079 Clarks Valley Rd
Tower City, Pa 17980
Manager: Paul Bendigo
250 Dickinson Dr.
Reading, Pa 17605


Runways: 05/23

Runway 05/23

Length: 2325 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Porland Cement Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 05 End 23
True Alignment: 042, (030 Magnetic) 222, (210 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   181'
Elevation at End: 785.6' MSL 790.6' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:   787.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 787.9' MSL 787.9' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   25' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   2-Box VASI on right side of runway
Runway 23 VASI Does not Provide Obstacle Clearance Beyond 2.3 NM from Threshold, Unusable Beyond 2.3 NM.
Objects: Trees Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 10:1 9:1
Runway 23 Approach Ratio 23:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 48' AGL 27' AGL
Object Distance: 707' Along centerline
12' Right of centerline
456' Along centerline
88' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

A17 1-for Attendance on Call Phone 610-413-7428.
Lighted 160 Ft High Tower 400 Ft North of Runway Midfield
Terrain Rises Rapidly N-NW of Runway 5 End to 1500 MSL. Mntn Ridge 1 Mi S of Airport, Runs Parallel to Runway 5/23, Over 1500 MSL.
for Cd Contact Mdt Approach at 800-932-0712.

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