79N
Gliderport
Ridge Soaring
Unionville, Pennsylvania

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 11/13/2014 - 1/8/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:79N
Lat/Lng: 40.8839486111, -77.9072255556
40-53-02.2150N, 077-54-26.0120W
Estimated
Elevation: 815 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 10W, (1985), [-11W (2014)]
Sectional: DETROIT
From City: 2nm SW of Unionville

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Privately owned
Attended: Mar-Nov Every day 0900-1700 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: New York Center (ZNY)
FSS: Altoona FSS (AOO)
NOTAMs and Weather: AOO NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.900
UNICOM: Communication with Airport Available on 123.3 Aviation Instructional Frequency.

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Glider, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 4
Gliders: 30
Total: 34

Annual Operations

For year ending: 05/02/2014
Local GA (< 20 miles): 11500
Non-local GA: 6500
Total: 18000

Ownership

Owner: Knauff & Grove, Inc
3523 S. Eagle Valley Rd
Julian, Pa 16844
814-355-2483
Manager: Thomas Knauff/Doris Grove
3523 S. Eagle Valley Rd
Julian, Pa 16844
814-355-2483

Runways

Runways: 07/25

Runway 07/25

Length: 3322 feet
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Grass / Sod, Fair Condition
End 07 End 25
Runway Markings: Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), End and Sides Marked with Yellow Cones. Disp Thrhld not Marked., Fair Condition Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), End and Sides Marked with Yellow Cones. Disp Thrhld not Marked., Fair Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 725' 470'
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: 11:1
Approach Slope 22:1 to Displaced Threshold
9:1
Approach Slope 14:1 to Displaced Threshold
Object Height: 75' AGL 106' AGL
Object Distance: 889' Along centerline
172' Right of centerline
957' Along centerline
186' Left of centerline

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Drainage Ditch Obstructs Turf Landing Surface 1738 Ft Inbound from Runway 25 Both North& South Side, Marked with Red/Yellow Cones.
Runway 07/25 Centerline Runs Along South Edge of Paved Strip.

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