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KCAR Caribou Municipal Airport
Caribou, Maine, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: CAR
Lat/Long: 46-52-17.9000N / 068-01-05.5000W
46-52.298333N / 068-01.091667W
46.8716389 / -68.0181944
(estimated)
Elevation: 620.3 ft. / 189.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17W (2020)
From city: 1 mile NW of CARIBOU, ME
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 04736

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BANGOR FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CAR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-1530, ALL SAT-SUN UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 800 FT AGL; TPA FOR MULTI & LARGE SINGLE ENGINE ACFT 1000 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 01/19 & 11/29 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 135.125 (207-496-3153)
WX AWOS-3PT at PQI (11 nm S): 118.025 (207-764-7248)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQ 124.75/239.05 (CARIBOU RCAG).
  • CLNC DLVY PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQ 124.75.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PQIr049/6.6PRESQUE ISLE VOR/DME116.4021W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
24 HR FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 4003 x 100 ft. / 1220 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 46-52.094295N46-52.736680N
Longitude: 068-00.896288W068-01.107738W
Elevation: 614.1 ft.617.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 004 magnetic, 347 true184 magnetic, 167 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 7 ft. gnd, 201 ft. from runway, 149 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
RY 01 GND, 0-200 FT FM EOR 100 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN RISING TO +8 FT.
none

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 3016 x 75 ft. / 919 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 46-52.130978N46-52.152503N
Longitude: 068-01.570345W068-00.847520W
Elevation: 620.0 ft.619.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 104 magnetic, 087 true285 magnetic, 268 true
Displaced threshold: no398 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none34 ft. bldg, lighted, 398 ft. from runway, 95 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
GROUND ON BOTH SIDES RISING TO +3 FT 200 FT FM RY END.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF CARIBOU
25 HIGH STREET
CARIBOU, ME 04736
Phone 207-493-3324
Manager: DENNIS MARKER
25 HIGH STREET
CARIBOU, ME 04736
Phone 207-493-3324

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Single engine airplanes: 4
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 79/week *
61% local general aviation
29% transient general aviation
10% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 17 August 2015

Additional Remarks

RY 01/19 HAS OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS ALONG BOTH SIDES OF PRIMARY SFC AND TREE LINE.
RWY 01 +23' POWER POLE AND TREES APPROXIMATELY 950' FROM THLD ACROSS THE APPROACH.

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 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (206KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (237KB)
VOR-A **CHANGED**   download (142KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPQI - Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle (11 nm S)
KFVE - Northern Aroostook Regional Airport (28 nm NW)
KHUL - Houlton International Airport (46 nm S)
KMLT - Millinocket Municipal Airport (78 nm S)
KLRG - Lincoln Regional Airport (93 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3811:38
Sunrise07:1412:14
Sunset15:4420:44
Evening civil twilight16:1921:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Dec-2017 16:19:43
Local (UTC-5)  18-Dec-2017 11:19:43
 
METAR
KCAR 181554Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT070 M16/M19 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP197 T11611194
KPQI 
12nm S 
181556Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM BKN070 M13/M18 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP233 T11331178 FZRANO
TAF
KCAR 181132Z 1812/1912 VRB03KT P6SM BKN200 FM181500 19004KT P6SM SCT060 BKN090 FM182200 18006KT P6SM VCSH OVC030
KPQI 
12nm S 
181132Z 1812/1912 00000KT P6SM BKN200 FM181500 18004KT P6SM SCT050 BKN090 FM182200 18006KT P6SM VCSH OVC030
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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City of Caribou (self-serve fuel) 207-493-4237
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