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4B8 Robertson Field Airport
Plainville, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JULY 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: 4B8
Lat/Long: 41-41-21.6000N / 072-51-52.9000W
41-41.360000N / 072-51.881667W
41.6893333 / -72.8646944
(estimated)
Elevation: 201.8 ft. / 61.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (2000)
From city: 2 miles N of PLAINVILLE, CT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 06062

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BDR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1900, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1800
Pattern altitude: 1001.8 ft. MSL
TPA 1000(800) FOR ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS; 1500(1300) FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & ABOVE.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 02/20 - CTAF. REIL RYS 02 & 20 OPR WHEN RY LGTS ON HIGH INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LANDING FEE FOR COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE ACFT ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
BRADLEY APPROACH: 123.95
BRADLEY DEPARTURE: 123.95
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.5
WX ASOS at HFD (10 nm E): PHONE 860-527-5837
WX ASOS at MMK (11 nm S): 134.925 (203-639-9405)
WX ASOS at BDL (17 nm NE): PHONE 860-386-3480
WX AWOS-3 at OXC (18 nm SW): 132.975 (203-262-1190)
  • VFR ARPT. PVT OWNED/OPERD RTR FREQ 124.55 CTLD BY BRADLEY APCH CTL TO PROVIDE CLEARANCE DELIVERY.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BDL (BRADLEY INTL, WINDSOR LOCKS, CT) APCH CNTL ON 123.95/290.55.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HFDr295/14.5HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
MADr354/23.8MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
HVNr015/25.6NEW HAVEN VOR/DME109.8013W
BAFr207/29.1BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
PWLr110/33.3PAWLING VOR/DME114.3012W
BDRr032/33.8BRIDGEPORT VOR/DME108.8012W
CEFr220/34.0WESTOVER VORTAC114.0014W
CTRr187/36.3CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
ORWr296/39.6NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CLERA045/21.536214WJWE .--- .-- .
GREAT BARRINGTON155/38.239514WGBR --. -... .-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 3665 x 75 ft. / 1117 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 41-41.060177N41-41.660968N
Longitude: 072-51.919320W072-51.844238W
Elevation: 188.6 ft.201.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% UP0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none15 ft. trees, 501 ft. from runway, 101 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 30 x 30 ft. / 9 x 9 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in fair condition

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF PLAINVILLE
1 CENTRAL SQUARE
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
Phone 860-793-0221
ROBERT E. LEE, TOWN MANAGER, EXT 201.
Manager: WILLIAM O'LEARY
62 JOHNSON AVENUE
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
Phone 860-747-5519

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 60
Single engine airplanes: 52
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 58/day *
50% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
3% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2013

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. CONTACT 1-800-573-5519 OR 860-747-5519 FOR DETAILS.

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 between 20 July 2017 at 0901Z and 17 August 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (191KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHFD - Hartford-Brainard Airport (10 nm E)
KMMK - Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (11 nm S)
KBDL - Bradley International Airport (17 nm NE)
KOXC - Waterbury-Oxford Airport (18 nm SW)
KSNC - Chester Airport (24 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo
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From to 4B8

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Jul-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0509:05
Sunrise05:3709:37
Sunset20:1900:19
Evening civil twilight20:5100:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jul-2017 20:44:11
Local (UTC-4)  22-Jul-2017 16:44:11
 
METAR
KHFD 
10nm E 
221953Z 22006KT 10SM CLR 31/17 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP091 T03060167
KMMK 
10nm S 
221953Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 29/18 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP092 T02890183 TSNO
KBDL 
17nm NE 
221951Z 17005KT 10SM FEW050 SCT170 BKN210 28/18 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP095 T02830178
KOXC 
18nm SW 
221950Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW050 BKN170 28/16 A2986
TAF
KBDL 
17nm NE 
221724Z 2218/2324 24004KT P6SM BKN200 FM231000 VRB03KT P6SM OVC050 FM232000 10006KT P6SM BKN050 FM232200 11006KT P6SM VCSH BKN060
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Interstate Aviation 860-747-5519
no information available

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100LL Jet A
FS $5.24 $4.14 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Silver City Flying Club 860-621-2070
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[email]
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