W73
Airport
Mid Atlantic Soaring Center
Fairfield, Pennsylvania

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 07/24/2014 - 9/18/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:W73
Lat/Lng: 39.75704, -77.3513761111
39-45-25.3440N, 077-21-04.9540W
Estimated
Elevation: 573 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 10W, (1985), [-11W (2014)]
Sectional: WASHINGTON
From City: 2nm SE of Fairfield

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 03/1971
Attended: All year Sat-Sun Daylight hours All year Mon - Fri UNATTENDED (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Washington (ZDC) New York Center (ZNY)
FSS: Williamsport FSS (IPT)
NOTAMs and Weather: IPT NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1373 MSL (800 AGL)
TPA 1365' MSL.
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: Segm Circ on West Side of Airport; 45 Ft Diam.
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.900
UNICOM: Multicom 123.3 Weekends & Holidays.

Services

Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 11
Gliders: 65
Total: 76

Annual Operations

For year ending: 09/09/2013
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4000
Non-local GA: 110
Military Operations: 10
Total: 4120

Ownership

Owner: Mid-Atlantic Soaring Assoc.
154 Pecher Rd
Fairfield, Pa 17320
717-642-9907
Manager: Robert Jackson
931 Pecher Rd, 165 Pecher Rd
Fairfield, Pa 17320
717-642-9886

Runways

Runways: 15/33

Runway 15/33

Length: 2700 feet
Width: 50 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Southern Portion of Rw 33 Cracking, Rutting
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
End 15 End 33
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Runway 15 not Marked with Threshold or Magnetic Heading. Basic, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   900'
Objects: Tree Tree
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1 15:1
Runway 33 Approach Slope 20:1 to Displaced Threshold. Slope 16:1 to Displaced Threshold Over Trees in Primary Surface.
Object Height: 65' AGL 55' AGL
Object Distance: 235' Along centerline
119' Left of centerline
1044' Along centerline
109' Left of centerline
Other Objects: Runway 15 Has +15 Ft Road at Runway End 125 Ft L/R of Centerline. Runway 33 Trees Up to 58 Ft High South Side of Runway End; 32 Ft to 92 Ft from Centerline.

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Extsv Gldr Operations.
Runway 15 Closed for Landings.
Karlindo Personal Use Airport Located 1300 Ft E of Runways.
Airport Operations Restricted, Iaw Tfr Rules, When P-40 Expanded to 10 NM Radius.
Gliders Occassionally Land on Turf Area Adjacent to Runway 15/33.

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