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4B8 Robertson Field Airport
Plainville, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

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 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-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
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 fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none
BRUSH, 4 FEET HIGH LEFT SIDE 30 FEET
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 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: 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 PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. CONTACT 1-800-573-5519 OR 860-747-5519 FOR DETAILS.
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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (189KB)
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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1411:14
Sunrise06:4411:44
Sunset16:2921:29
Evening civil twilight16:5921:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Nov-2018 10:04:38
Local (UTC-5)  17-Nov-2018 05:04:38
 
METAR
KHFD 
10nm E 
170953Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP154 T00331006
KMMK 
10nm S 
170953Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM CLR M01/M03 A3000 RMK AO2 SNB37E46 SLP159 P0000 T10111028
KBDL 
17nm NE 
170951Z 19004KT 10SM SCT044 SCT055 03/M01 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP149 T00281011
KOXC 
18nm SW 
170951Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM OVC040 03/M01 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP169 T00281011
TAF
KBDL 
17nm NE 
170520Z 1706/1812 17006KT P6SM BKN040 FM171100 24005KT P6SM SCT045 FM171500 27010KT P6SM SCT050 FM172200 28006KT P6SM SCT200
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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 $6.03 $5.17 
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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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