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KCEF Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport
Springfield/Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JUNE 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: CEF
Lat/Long: 42-11-38.4539N / 072-32-05.2235W
42-11.640898N / 072-32.087058W
42.1940150 / -72.5347843
(estimated)
Elevation: 241.2 ft. / 73.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1980)
From city: 3 miles NE of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 01022

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CEF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2300
Pattern altitude: RECTANGULAR TFC PAT: 1000 FT AGL LGT ACFT, 2000 FT AGL LRG/HVY ACFT; OVHD: 2500 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: AFLD LGTS AVBL ONLY DUR OPERG HRS.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
CLEAR SIDE IS SPLIT. DAYLGT TURNED ON WHEN A/D IS IFR. DUSK-2300. AFLD LGTS NOT AVBL 2300-0700 HRS.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A

Airport Communications

CTAF: 134.85
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.525
WESTOVER GROUND: 118.35 275.8 [0700-2300]
WESTOVER TOWER: 134.85 348.75 [0700-2300]
YANKEE APPROACH: 125.35
YANKEE DEPARTURE: 125.35
COMD POST: 252.1 ;439 AW
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 274.75
PTD: 372.2
WX ASOS at BAF (8 nm W): 127.1 (413-568-2267)
WX ASOS at BDL (17 nm SW): PHONE 860-386-3480
  • (ATIS DESCRIPTION) NO NOTAM MP: 1400-1600Z++THU.
  • ATCT OPERS EXTENSIONS/IRREGULAR HOURS BY NOTAM.
  • COMMAND POST/439 AW NAME CASINO ROYALE.
  • NGT OBSTN LTD DUE TO HI INTST SECURITY LGT. AFLD WX IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19. AUTOMATED OBS ARE QUALITY CTLD FOR ACCURACY DURING ATC CONTROLLED FLYING HRS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BAFr091/8.3BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
CTRr121/19.3CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
GDMr239/29.9GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
HFDr014/33.2HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
PUTr309/33.9PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W
EENr211/37.6KEENE VORTAC109.4014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GREAT BARRINGTON103/38.639514WGBR --. -... .-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 11598 x 301 ft. / 3535 x 92 m
1000 FT OVRN BOTH ENDS OF RWY.
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 37 /F/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 42-10.647800N42-12.227167N
Longitude: 072-32.880417W072-31.437317W
Elevation: 234.1 ft.241.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Displaced threshold: 1202 ft.no
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 6 DEGS RIGHT.
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
ALSF-1 SFL PORTION O/S UFN.
ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 7082 x 150 ft. / 2159 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 21 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 42-12.386233N42-11.561817N
Longitude: 072-32.523933W072-31.414983W
Elevation: 240.9 ft.239.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF RESERVES
439TH OSS/OSA 750 HANGAR AVE
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
Phone 413-557-2187
THE CIVILIAN PORTION OF THE ARPT IS LEASED TO WESTOVER METRO DEV CORP, 255 PADGETTE STREET, CHICOPEE MA 01020.
Manager: MICHAEL BOLTON
WESTOVER METROPOLITAN AIRPORT, 255 PADGETTE STREET
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
Phone 413-593-5543
THE AMGR FOR CIVIL OPNS IS MICHAEL BOLTON, 413-593-5543.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 40
Single engine airplanes: 11
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
Military aircraft: 16
    
Aircraft operations: avg 44/day *
64% military
25% local general aviation
8% transient general aviation
3% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2017

Additional Remarks

CIVILIAN TRNG LTD TO LOW APCHS ONLY.
EXPC DLA OR FULL STOP LNDG WHEN LCL OR TACTICAL TRNG MISSIONS ARE IN PROG.
LTD MAINT UH1 AH1 OH6 CTC PATRIOT OPS 38.70 123.05 356.30. PPR FUEL & LTD TRAN ACFT PARKING ARMY GUARD RAMP V589-3254 C413-557-3254.
NO PRACTICE APCH FOR JET ACFT 2200-2300; 0700-1200 SUN UNLESS APPROVED BY 4390G/DO ONLY.
CEF IS A JOINT-USE AFLD. IFR TKOF & LANDING MIN AS PRESCRIBED BY USAF REG APPLY, CALL ARPT MGR AT C413-593-5543 FOR CLARIFICATION.
PAPI ALL RY PRVDS PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP4 ACFT ONLY.
LGT: PAPI OFF DUR OPR HR PERIODS OF NO TFC.
JASU: (A/M32A-86) 2(MA-1A) 2(MC-1A) 3(LASS)
FUEL: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1200-2000Z++ WKEND, EXC HOL. (NC-100LL, A).
FLUID: SP PRESAIR DE-ICE (NOT AVBL FOR FROST/SNOW REMOVAL EXC AFRC/AMC MSN.) LHOX LOX LHNIT
OIL: O-148-156
TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ SUN-SAT EXC HOL.
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
RSTD: PPR DSN 589-2951, C413-557-2951, FAX EXTN 2156. AMC, AMC-GAINED AND AFRC ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP/ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT, NO LCL TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC PTD/ATIS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND CODE.
RSTD: CONT OPR BY NON-AMC, AMC-GAINED AND AFRC OR CIV ACFT DUR BIRD WATCH COND SEVERE OR MODERATE ARE AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION AND WILL STRONGLY ADVS TO DISCONTINUE OPR.
HVY VFR TFC BELOW 10,000 FT ALONG RIVER & HWY 5 NM SW OF AFLD.
CAUTION: VEH TFC ON SIERRA TWY UNCTLD BY TWR. VMC DEP ACFT REMAIN AT OR BLW 1000 FT TIL PAST DEP END OF RY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FM VFR OVERHEAD & CLSD PAT TFC. STROBE LGT LCTD ATOP STACKS 4000 FT LEFT RY 23 THLD; OCCASIONAL STEAM CLOUD. UNCTL VEH TFC ON RAMPS & TWY.
CAUTION: LGT ACFT TFC, HANG GLIDER OPR AND HOT AIR BALLOON ACT ALONG RIVER W AND NW OF ARPT. EXTV HANG GLIDER & GLIDER IN THE MT GREYLOCK AREA APRX 45 NM NW OF AFLD. UNLGTD OBST W SIDE RWY 05 CLEAR ZONE.
NS ABTMT: NO PRACTICE APCH FOR TRAN ACFT MON-SUN 0300-0400Z++, SUN 1200-1700Z++.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: AVBL THRU AMOPS 24 HR PPR DSN 589-2917/2951. CTC PTD 2 HR PRIOR TO LDG VIA DRCT A/G COM OR FONE PATCH.
MISC: ADVS TWR OF DRAG CHUTE DEPLOYMENT PRIOR TO LDG. CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1200-0400Z++, OT CLASS E.
MISC: TRAN AIRCREWS SHOULD PLAN TO ARR WITH APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF COMSEC TO COMPLETE MSN. TRAN AIRCREW COMSEC STORAGE LCTD IN COMD POST. FIRST 1000 FT EA END RY 05/23 CONCRETE & MID 9600 FT IS POROUS FRICTION SFC.
CAUTION: NSTD AFLD MRK LCTD ON TWY NOV AND E RAMP.
CAUTION: POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING AFTER ANY PRECIPITATION. PONDING AT INT RY 05/23 & 15/33 MEASURED IN 1/10TH INCHES; SEE NOTAMS FOR KCEF.
RSTD: ALL TRAN ACFT REQ TRNS WORK MUST CTC AMOPS FOR PRIOR APVL; DSN 589- 2917/2951, C413-557-2951.
REMARKS: CSTMS/AG/IMG - AVBL THRU BASE OPS 24 HR PPR. DSN 589-2917/2951. CTC PTD 2 HR PRIOR TO LDG VIA DRCT A/G COM OR FONE PATCH.
FUEL: A++(MIL).
RSTD: CIV PILOTS ARE REMINDED TO CHECK MIL NOTAM WITH AFSS .
TRAN AIRCREWS CTC AMOPS 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG WITH INTENTIONS.
FLEET SVCS FOR TRAN ACFT UNAVBL WKNDS WO PRIOR COORD WITH AMOPS. CTC DSN 589-2951 FOR AVAILABILITY
CAUTION: EASTSIDE PAD 19, PAD 33 AND TWY L DO NOT HAVE PAVED SHOULDERS.
MISC: USAF AFLD MGMT PERS DO NOT DETERMINE/RPT A RWY COND CODE (RWYCC) NOR ISSUE FAA FORMATTED FLD COND NOTAM (FICON)
WHEN ATCT CLSD, FOR CD CTC BOSTON ARTCC AT 603-879-6859.
BASE OPS AUTOVON 589-2815.

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 20 June 2019 at 0901Z to 19 July 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DEER PARK THREE   download (203KB)
STELA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (314KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (157KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (162KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (68KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (64KB)
TACAN RWY 05   download (139KB)
TACAN RWY 23   download (141KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (361KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBAF - Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport (8 nm W)
7B2 - Northampton Airport (9 nm NW)
KBDL - Bradley International Airport (17 nm SW)
3B0 - Southbridge Municipal Airport (23 nm E)
0B5 - Turners Falls Airport (24 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4108:41
Sunrise05:1609:16
Sunset20:2900:29
Evening civil twilight21:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jun-2019 10:42:46
Local (UTC-4)  25-Jun-2019 06:42:46
 
METAR
KCEF 250956Z 03003KT 10SM BKN080 BKN140 17/16 A2986 RMK AO2A SLP116 T01680158
KBAF 
8nm W 
250953Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM FEW085 18/16 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP111 T01780156
KBDL 
17nm SW 
250951Z 00000KT 10SM SCT090 BKN110 BKN170 OVC250 19/16 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP109 T01890161
TAF
KCEF 251000Z 2510/2616 VRB06KT 9999 FEW015 BKN080 BKN120 QNH2981INS TEMPO 2512/2515 6000 -SHRA BR BKN015 OVC080 BECMG 2514/2515 17009KT 6000 -SHRA BR SCT007 OVC015 QNH2979INS TEMPO 2515/2518 3200 TSRA BKN007 OVC015CB BECMG 2518/2519 16007KT 8000 -SHRA BR BKN020 OVC120 QNH2977INS BECMG 2521/2522 18007KT 9999 NSW SCT010 BKN070 QNH2978INS BECMG 2601/2602 VRB06KT 9999 FEW020 BKN250 QNH2984INS BECMG 2603/2604 32009KT 9999 FEW030 SCT250 QNH2989INS TX23/2515Z TN17/2510Z
KBAF 
8nm W 
250538Z 2506/2606 00000KT P6SM BKN250 FM251300 14003KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM251500 13004KT 3SM SHRA BR OVC008 FM252100 18005KT P6SM VCSH OVC008 FM252200 18004KT P6SM VCSH OVC020 FM260100 21003KT P6SM BKN035
KBDL 
17nm SW 
250900Z 2509/2612 00000KT P6SM BKN150 OVC250 FM251100 14004KT P6SM VCSH OVC080 FM251300 15005KT P6SM VCSH OVC020 FM251400 14004KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC015 FM251900 17006KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC008 FM252200 19005KT P6SM VCSH OVC025 FM260100 21003KT P6SM BKN035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Metro Air Services
413-593-5543
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
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