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KCDW Essex County Airport
Caldwell, New Jersey, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: CDW
Lat/Long: 40-52-30.8000N 074-16-52.9000W
40-52.513333N 074-16.881667W
40.8752222,-74.2813611
(estimated)
Elevation: 172.3 ft. / 52.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13W (1985)
From city: 2 miles N of CALDWELL, NJ
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 07004

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: MILLVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CDW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2300
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LARGE & TURBOJET ACFT 1527 FT AGL; TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1027 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, MIRL RY 10/28 AND HIRL RY 04/22 PRESET MEDIUM INTST. REIL RY 22 AVBL HIGH INTST ONLY. ACTVT HIRL RY 04/22 & REIL RY 22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
AIRPORT BEACON LOCATED ON TOP OF CONTROL TOWER. Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.8
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 135.5
WX ASOS: 135.5 (973-575-4417)
CALDWELL GROUND: 121.9 [0700-2300]
CALDWELL TOWER: 119.8 [0700-2300]
NEW YORK APPROACH: 127.6
NEW YORK DEPARTURE: 119.2
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.1
WX AWOS-3 at MMU (8 nm SW): PHONE 973-290-0135
WX ASOS at TEB (10 nm E): PHONE 201-393-0855
WX ASOS at EWR (12 nm SE): PHONE 973-621-2892
WX AWOS-3 at LDJ (16 nm S): 124.025 (908-862-7383)
WX AWOS-3PT at JRB (16 nm SE): 128.175 (212-425-1534)
WX ASOS at LGA (19 nm E): PHONE 718-672-6317
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVAILABLE.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEBr290/10.1TETERBORO VOR/DME108.4011W
SAXr146/16.4SPARTA VORTAC115.7011W
LGAr298/19.5LA GUARDIA VOR/DME113.1012W
CRIr323/23.6CANARSIE VOR/DME112.3011W
BWZr090/25.0BROADWAY VOR/DME114.2011W
SBJr060/27.3SOLBERG VOR/DME112.9010W
JFKr314/27.4KENNEDY VOR/DME115.9012W
STWr116/27.6STILLWATER VOR/DME109.6011W
COLr002/34.3COLTS NECK VOR/DME115.4011W
HUOr167/35.0HUGUENOT VOR/DME116.1011W
CMKr245/39.9CARMEL VOR/DME116.6012W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TORBY314/8.021412WTE - .
CHATHAM053/10.525413WCAT -.-. .- -

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 4/22

Dimensions: 4552 x 80 ft. / 1387 x 24 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 40-52.065583N40-52.717297N
Longitude: 074-17.180265W074-16.692387W
Elevation: 172.0 ft.171.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 030 true223 magnetic, 210 true
Displaced threshold: 375 ft.134 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 22 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 5 DEGREES RIGHT OF CENTERLINE DUE TO OBSTRUCTION.
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 45 ft. tree, 220 ft. from runway, 137 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 13:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
90 ft. trees, 400 ft. from runway, 245 ft. both sides of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE, 200 FT FM RY END, ACROSS CNTRLN.

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3719 x 75 ft. / 1134 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 40-52.626308N40-52.699297N
Longitude: 074-17.213872W074-16.412762W
Elevation: 168.4 ft.172.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 096 magnetic, 083 true276 magnetic, 263 true
Displaced threshold: 344 ft.550 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 39 ft. tree, 264 ft. from runway, 1:1 slope to clear
RY 10 APCH SLOPE 11:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
46 ft. tree, 423 ft. from runway, 123 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE, 195 FT FM RY END, 120 FT LT OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ESSEX COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY
27 WRIGHT WAY
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
Phone 973-575-0952
Manager: TOM GOMEZ
27 WRIGHT WAY
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
Phone 973-227-4567

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 215
Single engine airplanes: 174
Multi engine airplanes: 26
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 209/day *
57% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

TURBO JET ACFT LNDG & TKOFS RESTRICTED TO RY 04/22; LNDG RY 10/28 RESTRICTED TO 12500 LBS & BELOW.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
NON-STANDARD TRAFFIC PATTERNS FOR RWY 04 PROHIBITED DUE TO NOISE SENSITIVE AREA SOUTHWEST OF THE AIRPORT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NEW YORK APCH AT 800-645-3206
LCL OPNS SUSPENDED FROM 2300-0700 MON THRU SAT 2300 SAT UNTIL 1000 SUN.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 4 - FROM DEP END RY HEADING FOR 1 MI THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PAT TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEP PAT CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH 45 DEG LEFT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 10 - FROM DEP END TURN LEFT HEADING 080 UNTIL 900 FT MSL THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PATTERN TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PATTERN CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG LEFT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 22 - FROM DEP END TURN RIGHT HEADING 230 UNTIL 900 FT MSL THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PATTERN TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PATTERN CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG RIGHT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 28 - FROM DEP END RY HEADING FOR 1 MI THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PAT TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PAT CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG RIGHT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
PILOTS BE ALERT -- THE TETERBORO VOR/DME OR GPS-A; THE PASSAIC RIVER VISUAL RY 06 & CEDAR GROVE VISUAL RY 01 APCHS TRANSIT ESSEX COUNTY ARPT CLASS D AIRSPACE. TRAFFIC PASSES NORTH OF THE ARPT DESCENDING FROM 3000 FT MSL TO 2000 FT MSL.
PILOTS BE ALERT -- THE MORRISTOWN ILS & GPS RWY 23 APPROACHES TRANSIT ESSEX CO ARPT CLASS D ASP. TFC PASSES TWO MI WEST OF THE ARPT DESCENDING THRU 2000 FT MSL.

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 31 December 2020 at 0901Z to 28 January 2021 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
JAIKE THREE (RNAV)   download (239KB)
MAZIE THREE (RNAV)   download (211KB)
WILKES-BARRE FOUR   download (236KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (242KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (241KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (258KB)
LOC RWY 22   download (321KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (125KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

N07 - Lincoln Park Airport (5 nm N)
KMMU - Morristown Municipal Airport (8 nm SW)
KTEB - Teterboro Airport (10 nm E)
KEWR - Newark Liberty International Airport (12 nm SE)
KJRA - West 30th St Heliport (14 nm SE)
4N1 - Greenwood Lake Airport (15 nm N)
KLDJ - Linden Airport (16 nm S)
6N5 - East 34th Street Heliport (16 nm SE)
KJRB - Downtown Manhattan/Wall Street Heliport (16 nm SE)
KLGA - LaGuardia Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KCDW (Essex County Airport)
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Photo taken 14-Oct-2018
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4611:46
Sunrise07:1612:16
Sunset17:0222:02
Evening civil twilight17:3222:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Jan-2021 10:02:35
Local (UTC-5)  23-Jan-2021 05:02:35
 
METAR
KCDW 230953Z AUTO 31009KT 280V340 10SM BKN070 M02/M15 A2998 RMK AO2 PK WND 31027/0909 SLP160 T10171150
KMMU 
8nm SW 
230955Z AUTO 29007G14KT 270V330 10SM OVC060 M02/M14 A2998 RMK AO2
KTEB 
11nm E 
230951Z 32011KT 10SM SCT060 OVC070 M02/M13 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T10171128
KEWR 
13nm SE 
230951Z 33013G22KT 10SM BKN065 M01/M13 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP150 T10111133
KNYC 
15nm E 
230951Z AUTO 29010G14KT 260V330 10SM CLR M01/M14 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP141 T10111139
KLDJ 
16nm S 
230955Z AUTO 33008G16KT 10SM OVC060 M01/M14 A2998 RMK AO2 T10081141
KJRB 
16nm SE 
230956Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM FEW070 M01/M11 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP151 T10061106 FZRANO
KLGA 
19nm E 
230951Z 31014KT 10SM SCT055 SCT070 01/M12 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP143 T00061117
TAF
KTEB 
11nm E 
230536Z 2306/2412 30013KT P6SM SCT040 BKN070 FM231500 31014G24KT P6SM FEW040 SCT070 FM231700 31022G32KT P6SM SCT025 SCT040 FM240500 30012G20KT P6SM SKC
KEWR 
13nm SE 
230536Z 2306/2412 29014KT P6SM SCT040 BKN070 FM231200 29015G24KT P6SM SCT040 SCT070 FM231500 30017G28KT P6SM SCT040 SCT070 FM231700 31022G32KT P6SM SCT025 SCT040 FM240500 30014G23KT P6SM SKC
KLGA 
19nm E 
230536Z 2306/2412 32012G17KT P6SM SCT040 BKN070 FM230800 30013G20KT P6SM SCT040 BKN070 FM231300 30017G25KT P6SM SCT040 SCT070 FM231600 30020G30KT P6SM SCT040 SCT070 FM231800 31022G32KT P6SM SCT020 SCT040 FM240500 30014G23KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Comments
  
Air Bound Aviation, LLC ASRI 130.55
973-575-1833
[web site]
[email]
Air Bound is a full service FBO that has been serving the aviation community for over 20 years. Try Air Bound and see why everyone who does, comes back. It's because of our Personnel, Service, and Commitment to Excellence. We have all the equipment and personnel necessary to make your visit a pleasant one.
Air Bound has over 66K sf of hangar space. We have Fuel, Parking, GPU, Lav service, Hertz rental, Catering, WSI, Pilots lounge, ...

NO RAMP FEE when fuel is purchased. However, if you stay overnight there will be a parking fee.
The Airport does charge a landing fee which Air Bound has nothi
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FS $5.97 $5.07 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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 Air Fleet Training Systems
973-575-8220
[web site]
[email]

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Pilot school (FAR Part 141), Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aviation accessories, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, ...
 
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 Essex Air
201-281-4494
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[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental

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Paragon Aircraft Service 973-575-0364
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Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Internet access
 
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