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4B8 Robertson Field Airport
Plainville, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: 800 FT FOR ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS, 1300 FT FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & ABV.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 02/20 - CTAF. REIL RWYS 02 & 20 OPR WHEN RWY LGTS ON HIGH INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LDG FEE FOR COML AND CORPORATE ACFT ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
YANKEE APPROACH: 123.95
YANKEE DEPARTURE: 123.95
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.5
WX AWOS-AV at CT71 (3 nm NE): 129.825
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-3PT 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
BAFr207/29.1BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
PWLr110/33.3PAWLING VOR/DME114.3012W
BDRr032/33.8BRIDGEPORT VOR/DME108.8012W
CTRr187/36.3CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
ORWr296/39.6NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
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.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none
BRUSH, +4 FT, LEFT SIDE, 30 FT.
15 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 good condition
Latitude: 41-41.422600N
Longitude: 072-51.889350W
Elevation: 200.0 ft.
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 MGR, EXT 201.
Manager: WILLIAM O'LEARY
62 JOHNSON AVENUE
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
Phone 860-747-5519

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 52
Single engine airplanes: 46
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 62/day *
49% transient general aviation
49% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2017

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS IN EFCT. CTC 1-800-573-5519 OR 860-747-5519 FOR DTLS.
FOR CD CTC YANKEE APCH AT 860-386-3597

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 from 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (201KB)
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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Silver City Flying Club
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3811:38
Sunrise07:0912:09
Sunset16:2021:20
Evening civil twilight16:5121:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2019 13:00:45
Local (UTC-5)  11-Dec-2019 08:00:45
 
METAR
KHFD 
10nm E 
111253Z 27003KT 10SM OVC110 M01/M04 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP246 T10061039
KMMK 
10nm S 
111253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW065 OVC100 M02/M04 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP251 T10171039
KBDL 
17nm NE 
111251Z 29005KT 9SM -SN FEW050 BKN080 OVC110 M02/M05 A3024 RMK AO2 SNB24 SLP242 P0000 T10171050
KOXC 
18nm SW 
111255Z 34013KT 2SM -SN BR FEW022 OVC050 M03/M06 A3023 RMK AO2 P0000
TAF
KBDL 
17nm NE 
111131Z 1112/1218 32006KT P6SM OVC035 FM111500 32007KT P6SM SCT050 FM112000 28005KT P6SM SCT250 FM112200 25004KT P6SM SCT250 FM120300 28009KT P6SM FEW250 FM120500 30010G25KT P6SM SKC FM120800 30009KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Interstate Aviation 860-747-5519
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.73 $4.75 
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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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