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5B7 Rensselaer County Airport
Troy, New York, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 5B7
Lat/Long: 42-41-29.9000N / 073-34-47.9000W
42-41.498333N / 073-34.798333W
42.6916389 / -73.5799722
(estimated)
Elevation: 440 ft. / 134 m (estimated)
Variation: 14W (1985)
From city: 6 miles SE of TROY, NY
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 12140

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1969
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BTV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS at ALB (10 nm W): PHONE 518-464-6423
WX ASOS at AQW (18 nm E): 134.775 (413-664-6658)
WX AWOS-3 at SCH (18 nm NW): 119.275 (518-399-6586)
WX ASOS at DDH (19 nm NE): 135.925 (802-442-6059)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALBr122/10.4ALBANY VORTAC115.3013W
CAMr224/20.9CAMBRIDGE VOR/DME115.0014W
CTRr324/36.8CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
GFLr192/39.0GLENS FALLS VORTAC110.2014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HUNTER136/18.435614WHEU .... . ..-
PHILMONT027/27.127213WPFH .--. ..-. ....
GREAT BARRINGTON360/31.539514WGBR --. -... .-.
JOHNSTOWN133/37.952314WJJH .--- .--- ....

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2670 x 50 ft. / 814 x 15 m
RY 18 FIRST 40 FT OVERGROWN WITH GRASS.
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
RY 18/36 PAVEMENT CRACKED, LOOSE ROCKS & VEGETATION.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 8.0
Runway edge markings: MARKING NUMBERS FADED
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 42-41.706333N42-41.290422N
Longitude: 073-34.895532W073-34.702262W
Elevation: 436.0 ft.438.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 175 magnetic, 161 true355 magnetic, 341 true
Markings: numbers only, in poor condition
Obstructions: 30 ft. trees, 395 ft. from runway, 70 ft. right of centerline, 6:1 slope to clear88 ft. trees, 230 ft. from runway, 110 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: DU THIS DU THAT INC
PO BOX 304
POSTENKILL, NY 12140
Phone (518) 596-5947
Manager: GEORGE DUJACK, JR.
P.O. 304
POSTENKILL, NY 12140
Phone (518) 596-5947

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
94% local general aviation
6% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 21 September 2016

Additional Remarks

DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
SURROUNDING TERRAIN SLOPES DOWN TO RY; DUE TO HIGHER SURROUNDING TERRAIN RECOMMEND USE OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES: DEP RY 36 - USE BEST ANGLE OF CLIMB SPEED UNTIL WELL CLEAR OF RESIDENTIAL AREA N OF RY 36;
ARRIVALS RY 18 - MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT ALT ON FINAL SO AS TO AVOID LOW ALT AND/OR HIGH POWER OVER RESIDENTIAL AREA WHICH UNDERLIES FINAL APCH TO RY 18. DEPARTURES RY 18 & ARRIVALS RY 36 - USE NORMAL PROCEDURES.
TRANSIENT ACFT CALL (518) 596-5947 FOR FIELD CONDS PRIOR TO ARR.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 5B7.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KALB - Albany International Airport (10 nm W)
4B0 - South Albany Airport (14 nm SW)
KAQW - Harriman-and-West Airport (18 nm E)
KSCH - Schenectady County Airport (18 nm NW)
KDDH - William H Morse State Airport (19 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4611:46
Sunrise07:1912:19
Sunset16:2021:20
Evening civil twilight16:5221:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2018 19:56:33
Local (UTC-5)  15-Dec-2018 14:56:33
 
METAR
KALB 
10nm W 
151851Z 33005KT 10SM FEW024 OVC210 08/02 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP224 T00830022
KSCH 
18nm NW 
151855Z 30005KT 10SM CLR 07/03 A3018
KAQW 
18nm E 
151852Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 08/03 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP219 T00830033
KDDH 
19nm NE 
151854Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM FEW017 07/03 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP215 T00720033
KPSF 
20nm SE 
151854Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 08/03 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP200 T00780028
TAF
KALB 
10nm W 
151737Z 1518/1618 33006KT P6SM BKN250 FM161200 05005KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 PROB30 1612/1615 4SM -FZRASNPL OVC035 FM161500 04005KT 4SM -FZRASNPL OVC035 PROB30 1615/1618 2SM -FZRASNPL OVC035
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