Chester, Connecticut

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 08/17/2017 - 10/12/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA/ICAO Identifier:SNC / KSNC
Lat/Lng: 41.3837094444, -72.5057872222
41-23-01.3540N, 072-30-20.8340W
Estimated by FAA-EST on 08/21/2012
Elevation: 416 feet Estimated by FAA-EST on 08/21/2012
Magnetic Variation: 13W, (1980), [-14W (2017)]
Sectional: NEW YORK
From City: 3nm SW of Chester


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Existed Prior to 1959.
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 06/1959
Attended: Apr-Oct Every day 0900-2000 (local) Nov-Mar Every day 0900-1800 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: New York (ZNY) Boston Center (ZBW)
FSS: Bridgeport FSS (BDR)
NOTAMs and Weather: SNC NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Rotating Beacon Operates 24/7.
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.725
UNICOM: 122.725
Weather: ASOS 860-526-1551 118.325
Contact 'NEW YORK' Approach
124.075, 343.65
Contact 'NEW YORK' Departure
124.075, 343.65
Master Airport: N90 (NEW YORK TRACON)


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Self Service Fuel Available with Credit Card.
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
No Ropes Provided.
Other Services: Air Freight, Avionics, Charter, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 94
Multi Engine GA: 5
Total: 99

Annual Operations

For year ending: 08/31/2014
AirTaxi: 2100
Local GA (< 20 miles): 5000
Non-local GA: 5000
Total: 12100


Owner: Whelen Aviation
Winthrop Road
Chester, Ct 06412
Manager: James Olson
Winthrop Road
Chester, Ct 06412


Runways: 17/35

Runway 17/35

Length: 2722 feet
by Faa on 07/31/2006
Width: 50 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 8,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
Runway 17/35 Non-Standard MIRL.
End 17 End 35
True Alignment: 161, (147 Magnetic) 341, (327 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), 17/35 Unicom Frequency Marked on Runway., Fair Condition Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Fair Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 559'
Displaced Threshold Marked but not Lgtd; Displaced Threshold 5 Ft Higher than End of Runway.
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 395.0' MSL 408.0' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold: 400.0' MSL  
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 416.0' MSL 416.0' MSL
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects: Trees Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1
+38 Ft Tree, Dist 609 Ft, 180 Ft L, 15:1 Based on Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 33' AGL 15' AGL
Object Distance: 200' Along centerline
60' Right of centerline
255' Along centerline
Other Objects: +4 Ft Fence & Brush at Runway End. +3 Ft Brush 20 Ft from Threshold 15 Ft L.



Additional Remarks

for Cd Contact New York Approach at 516-683-2963.

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