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KCHO Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: CHO
Lat/Long: 38-08-22.7000N / 078-27-08.4000W
38-08.378333N / 078-27.140000W
38.1396389 / -78.4523333
(estimated)
Elevation: 639.7 ft. / 195.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08W (1985)
From city: 7 miles N of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 22936

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CHO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0430-0030
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RY 03/21, & TWY LIGHTS PRESET LOW INTST. TO ACTVT & INCREASE INTST MALSR RY O3; REIL RY 21; HIRL RY 03/21 & TWY LIGHTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LNDG FEE ONLY FOR ACFT OVER 7000 LBS.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: PPR 8 HRS FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PASSENGER SEATS BTWN 0400-1100Z; CALL APRT MGR 434-981-4152.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.5
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 118.425
WX ASOS: 118.425 (434-973-5024)
CHARLOTTESVILLE GROUND: 121.9 338.275 [0600-2300]
CHARLOTTESVILLE TOWER: 124.5 338.275 [0600-2300]
POTOMAC APPROACH: 132.85 120.525
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 132.85 120.525
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX AWOS-3 at GVE (14 nm E): 120.225 (540-832-2095)
  • ASR ELEV. 1112.8 MTI#1 38-07-45.5785N 78-27-27.5103W MTI#2 38-08-20.0137N 78-26-59.2206W MTI#3 38-08-49.7550N 78-26-54.4981W PARROT 38-08-20.0236N 78-26-59.0823W FEED HORN ELEV. 1186.0 ASR ELEV. 1112.8

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GVEr304/16.0GORDONSVILLE VORTAC115.6006W
MOLr070/34.1MONTEBELLO VOR/DME115.3005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NAILR244/31.935110WMSQ -- ... --.-
CAVERNS187/33.624509WLUA .-.. ..- .-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 6801 x 150 ft. / 2073 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 65 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 228.0
Double tandem: 368.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 38-07.859635N38-08.897535N
Longitude: 078-27.407742W078-26.873303W
Elevation: 639.4 ft.618.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 030 magnetic, 022 true210 magnetic, 202 true
Declared distances: TORA:6801 TODA:6801 ASDA:6801 LDA:6801TORA:6801 TODA:6801 ASDA:6801 LDA:6801
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 21 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6.5 DEG L OF RCL.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CHRLTSVL-ALBMRL ARPT AUTH
100 BOWEN LOOP, SUITE 200
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22911
Phone 434-973-8341
Manager: MELINDA CRAWFORD
100 BOWEN LOOP, SUITE 200
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22911
Phone 434-973-8342
X104.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 66
Single engine airplanes: 47
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 11
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 189/day *
37% transient general aviation
27% air taxi
21% local general aviation
9% military
7% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2017

Additional Remarks

A58-21 +7 FT OBST LGTD EQUIPMENT BOX RACK 78 FT FM AER, 250 FT L.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
TWY 'J' UNCONTROLLED, NOT VISIBLE FROM TWR.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-640-4124.

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 03 **CHANGED**   download (327KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03 **CHANGED**   download (296KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 21 **CHANGED**   download (216KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 21 **CHANGED**   download (221KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGVE - Gordonsville Municipal Airport (14 nm E)
KOMH - Orange County Airport (20 nm E)
KSHD - Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (22 nm W)
W13 - Eagle's Nest Airport (24 nm W)
KLKU - Louisa County Airport/Freeman Field (24 nm E)
 
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Photo taken 10-Apr-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3909:39
Sunrise06:0910:09
Sunset20:3100:31
Evening civil twilight21:0101:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jul-2018 20:28:25
Local (UTC-4)  22-Jul-2018 16:28:25
 
METAR
KCHO 222000Z 00000KT 10SM FEW026 27/19 A2980 RMK AO2 T02720194
KGVE 
14nm E 
222015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT030 SCT038 BKN047 28/21 A2980 RMK AO1 T02790211
TAF
KCHO 221741Z 2218/2318 11005KT P6SM -SHRA OVC011 FM222100 11005KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN025CB FM230000 11004KT P6SM VCTS BKN025CB FM230300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN015 FM230600 VRB03KT 5SM BR BKN008 FM231500 14006KT 6SM -SHRA OVC025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Signature Flight Support ASRI 129.625
434-978-1474
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