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5B2 Saratoga County Airport
Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 5B2
Lat/Long: 43-03-02.6000N / 073-51-41.9000W
43-03.043333N / 073-51.698333W
43.0507222 / -73.8616389
(estimated)
Elevation: 433.9 ft. / 132.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1995)
From city: 3 miles SW of SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 12020

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: 5B2 (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0730-DUSK
Pattern altitude: 1200.9 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 05/23 & RY 32; MIRL RY 05/23 & RY 14/32; - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.075
WX AWOS-3: 132.025 (518-884-9289)
ALBANY APPROACH: 118.05
ALBANY DEPARTURE: 118.05
WX AWOS-3 at SCH (12 nm S): 119.275 (518-399-6586)
WX ASOS at ALB (18 nm S): PHONE 518-464-6423

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALBr005/18.4ALBANY VORTAC115.3013W
GFLr226/20.6GLENS FALLS VORTAC110.2014W
CAMr292/23.0CAMBRIDGE VOR/DME115.0014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HUNTER029/12.235614WHEU .... . ..-
JOHNSTOWN096/20.852314WJJH .--- .--- ....

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 4699 x 100 ft. / 1432 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 43-02.725627N43-03.330943N
Longitude: 073-52.041803W073-51.384960W
Elevation: 433.9 ft.427.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 039 true233 magnetic, 219 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
RIGHT REIL OTS.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 73 ft. trees, 1537 ft. from runway, 70 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear66 ft. trees, 2215 ft. from runway, 150 ft. both sides of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RY LIGHTS OTS.
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 43-03.265625N43-02.855512N
Longitude: 073-52.029923W073-51.327443W
Elevation: 431.8 ft.425.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 143 magnetic, 129 true323 magnetic, 309 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 74 ft. trees, 504 ft. from runway, 214 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear70 ft. trees, 690 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SARATOGA COUNTY
3654 GALWAY RD
BALLSTON SPA, NY 12020
Phone (518) 885-2235
TOM SPEZIALE, SARATOGA CO. DPW.
Manager: JON ZILKA
405 GREENFIELD AVE.
BALLSTON SPA, NY 12020
Phone 518-885-5470
FBO

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 70
Single engine airplanes: 49
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
Gliders airplanes: 16
    
Aircraft operations: avg 106/day *
57% local general aviation
39% transient general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 15 June 2017

Additional Remarks

A104 PEAK DURING RACING SEASON.
JET OR TURBINE ACFT USE 5 OR 23.
GLIDER ACTVTY ON WKENDS & OCNLY WKDAYS WITH EXTENSIVE PRE-LAUNCH & AFTER LDG GND OPNS ON SHOULDERS OF RY IN USE.
ALBANY ANG HELS DO TGL OPNS USUALLY DURG DALGT HRS.
YEAR ROUND FEDERALLY & STATE PROTECTED HABITAT FOR KARNER BLUE BUTTERFLY; UNAUTHORIZED OFF-PAVEMENT OPNS PROHIBITED.
GCO AVBL ON FREQ 118.125 THRU ALB CLEARANCE DELIVERY.

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 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (227KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (287KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (201KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSCH - Schenectady County Airport (12 nm S)
KALB - Albany International Airport (18 nm S)
KGFL - Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport (21 nm NE)
NY0 - Fulton County Airport (21 nm W)
KDDH - William H Morse State Airport (29 nm E)
 
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Photo taken 03-Oct-2013
looking south at 7500'.

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From to 5B2

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1811:18
Sunrise06:4711:47
Sunset17:3222:32
Evening civil twilight18:0123:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Feb-2018 23:19:21
Local (UTC-5)  20-Feb-2018 18:19:21
 
METAR
KSCH 
12nm S 
202246Z 00000KT 15SM FEW050 SCT120 BKN250 11/08 A3019
KALB 
18nm S 
202251Z 18008KT 10SM FEW060 SCT120 BKN250 17/09 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP225 T01670094
KGFL 
20nm NE 
202253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN060 BKN095 BKN120 07/06 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP229 T00720061
KNY0 
21nm W 
202215Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT090 BKN120 11/09 A3019 RMK AO2
TAF
KALB 
18nm S 
202059Z 2021/2118 17012G18KT P6SM BKN050 BKN250 TEMPO 2021/2024 BKN050 FM210000 18003KT 3SM BR OVC050 FM210500 17005KT 1SM BR SCT004 OVC012 WS020/23040KT FM211200 17005KT 1SM BR SCT006 OVC015 WS020/23040KT FM211500 21012G22KT P6SM SCT050
KGFL 
20nm NE 
201937Z 2020/2118 20005KT P6SM SCT045 BKN100 TEMPO 2020/2022 BKN045 FM202200 21005KT 3SM BR BKN020 WS020/23040KT FM210400 21003KT 1SM BR SCT004 OVC010 WS020/23040KT FM211300 22005KT 3SM BR SCT010 OVC020 WS020/23040KT FM211600 24012KT P6SM SCT025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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North American Flight Services
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UNICOM 123.075
518-885-5470
toll-free 1-888-359-7912
[web site]
[email]
Experience first class hospitality and quality with North American Flight Services. Our state of the art facility combines high tech design with small town charm in beautiful up-state New York. North American is less than 6 miles from the historical Saratoga Race Course, beautiful downtown Saratoga springs, and the internationally acclaimed Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Our FAR 145 repair station maintenance facility has dedicated staff and provides the highest quality aircraft maintenance available. North American is dedicated to our customers, fly into Saratoga and let us prove it to you!
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U.S. Government Contract Fuel   U.S. Government AIR Card   WSI Pilotbrief   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   AVTRIP   Contract Fuel   Courtesy car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   FAA Authorized Chart Agent   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   Wheelchair Accessible   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.42 $5.20 
SS $5.42 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at 5B2 but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at 5B2.
Located at KALB
Million Air Albany
ASRI 129.70
518-242-2444
[web site]
[email]
At KALB (Albany International Airport), 18 miles S

Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, and Aircraft charters.
More info and photos of Million Air Albany (KALB)
Located at KALB
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.95 $4.58 
 Updated 20-Feb-2018
 
   14 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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