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KCAR Caribou Municipal Airport
Caribou, Maine, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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: 1420.3 ft. MSL
800 FT AGL LIGHT ACFT; 1000 FT AGL MULTI & LARGE SINGLE ENGINE ACFT.
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: 9
Single engine airplanes: 9
    
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 from 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (205KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (237KB)
VOR-A   download (143KB)
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 22-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4909:49
Sunrise06:2010:20
Sunset18:3022:30
Evening civil twilight19:0023:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2018 18:09:11
Local (UTC-4)  22-Sep-2018 14:09:11
 
METAR
KCAR 221754Z AUTO 30013G24KT 10SM CLR 14/00 A3000 RMK AO2 PK WND 30027/1725 SLP164 T01440000 10144 20106 51013
KPQI 
12nm S 
221756Z AUTO 28013KT 10SM CLR 14/01 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP205 T01440006 10144 20111 51013
TAF
KCAR 221720Z 2218/2318 31013G26KT P6SM FEW250 FM222200 31006KT P6SM SKC FM230600 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM231200 23006KT P6SM BKN100 FM231600 28010G19KT P6SM BKN040
KPQI 
12nm S 
221720Z 2218/2318 31013G26KT P6SM FEW250 FM222200 31006KT P6SM SKC FM230600 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM231600 28010G19KT P6SM BKN100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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City of Caribou (self-serve fuel) 207-493-4237
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100LL
SS $4.82 
 Updated 27-Jul-2018
 
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