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KGFL Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport
Glens Falls, New York, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: GFL
Lat/Long: 43-20-28.4000N / 073-36-37.1000W
43-20.473333N / 073-36.618333W
43.3412222 / -73.6103056
(estimated)
Elevation: 328.4 ft. / 100.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1980)
From city: 3 miles NE of GLENS FALLS, NY
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 12804

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GFL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 01; PAPI RWY 01, 19, 12, 30; HIRL RWY 01/19; MIRL RWY 12/30; TWY LGTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR 48 HRS FOR ACFT OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS CALL AMGR 518-792-5995. INDEX "B" COVERAGE IS PROVDD.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX ASOS: 119.925 (518-743-1728)
ALBANY APPROACH: 132.825
ALBANY DEPARTURE: 132.825

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GFL at fieldGLENS FALLS VORTAC110.2014W
CAMr345/23.9CAMBRIDGE VOR/DME115.0014W
ALBr026/36.6ALBANY VORTAC115.3013W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GANSE011/5.220914WGF --. ..-.
HUNTER040/32.535614WHEU .... . ..-
SMUTO247/35.922115WDYO -.. -.-- ---
JOHNSTOWN071/37.652314WJJH .--- .--- ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF-SERVICE 100LL FUEL AVBL. FULL SERVICE FUELING AVBL AFTER HRS BY PRE-ARRANGEMENT; CALL 518-798-3091.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 5000 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 180.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 43-20.140217N43-20.963013N
Longitude: 073-36.520743W073-36.551707W
Elevation: 321.5 ft.326.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 012 magnetic, 358 true192 magnetic, 178 true
Declared distances: TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000
Markings: precision, 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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: none57 ft. trees, 1715 ft. from runway, 315 ft. right of centerline, 26:1 slope to clear

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 3999 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 39.0
Double wheel: 53.0
Double tandem: 76.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 43-20.488685N43-20.258828N
Longitude: 073-37.143467W073-36.298260W
Elevation: 328.4 ft.324.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 124 magnetic, 110 true304 magnetic, 290 true
Declared distances: TORA:3999 TODA:3999 ASDA:3999 LDA:3999TORA:3999 TODA:3999 ASDA:3999 LDA:3999
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.85 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 147 ft. trees, 2885 ft. from runway, 567 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear71 ft. trees, 1870 ft. from runway, 23:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WARREN COUNTY
4028 MAIN ST
WARRENSBURG, NY 12885-0010
Phone 518-824-8830
Manager: DON DEGRAW
443 QUEENSBURY AVE, RM 201
QUEENSBURY, NY 12804
Phone 518-792-5995

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 49
Single engine airplanes: 41
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Jet airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/day *
38% local general aviation
36% air taxi
22% transient general aviation
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

RWYS12 & 19 APCHS OBSCURED FM ONE ANOTHER DUE TO HIGH GND.
PJE AIRSPACE DEFINED AS 5 NM RADIUS OF GFL.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -18 DEGREES C.
FOR AFT HRS AIRCRAFT MAINT ASSISTANCE CALL 518-928-8515.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA 1.5 MILES NORTH.
USE NBAA NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES.
RCMD NO TOUCH AND GO OPS FM 2200Z-1200Z.
FOUR OBSTN LGT POLES 1-1/2 MI TO 1-3/4 MI N OF RWY 19.
BIRDS/DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
RWY 01 DSGND CALM WIND RWY.
GRASS CUTTING EQPT OPS ADJACENT TO ALL OPERATIONAL SFCS DALGT HRS MAY THRU OCT.
ULTRA-LIGHT ACT ON & INVOF ARPT.
ULTRA-LIGHT ACFT USE 500 FT AGL LEFT TFC FOR ALL RWYS.
DRG PDS OF SNOW REMOVAL OPNS NOV 1-APR 1 ACFT MUST CTC ARPT ON FREQ 123.0 10 MINS PRIOR TO LDG.
RSCD MAY NOT BE MONITORED OR REPORTED WHEN THE ARPT IS UNATNDD.

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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (230KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12 **CHANGED**   download (205KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 **CHANGED**   download (213KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30 **CHANGED**   download (164KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (41KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

5B2 - Saratoga County Airport (21 nm SW)
KRUT - Rutland - Southern Vermont Regional Airport (31 nm E)
KDDH - William H Morse State Airport (31 nm SE)
KSCH - Schenectady County Airport (32 nm SW)
4B6 - Ticonderoga Municipal Airport (33 nm N)
 
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Pilot: Matthew Kreilein
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Photo taken 21-Nov-2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:3908:39
Sunrise05:1409:14
Sunset20:3600:36
Evening civil twilight21:1201:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jun-2019 09:23:47
Local (UTC-4)  17-Jun-2019 05:23:47
 
METAR
KGFL 170853Z AUTO 01008KT 10SM CLR 12/12 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP141 T01220117 52015
TAF
KGFL 170559Z 1706/1806 35004KT P6SM SCT040 TEMPO 1706/1710 2SM BR BKN025 FM171000 33004KT P6SM OVC025 FM171500 02005KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM171800 15005KT P6SM FEW035 SCT100 SCT250 FM172300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Rich Air UNICOM 123.00
518-798-3091
[web site]
[email]
Rich Air's 1st Class, Full Service FBO with its friendly and professional staff, is always ready to assist you for all your business or pleasure needs! Some of the many amenities we have to offer include: A Pilots Lounge, WX Briefing area, Passenger Lounge, Guest Wi-Fi Access, Heated/Unheated Hangars & so much more! Moreover the long awaited new on-site restaurant is now open, "The Aviator Restaurant", www.aviatorrestaurant.com! Lake George, Saratoga Springs, family Adventure Parks and all that the Adirondacks have to offer are just minutes away... We are your Gateway to the Adirondacks!
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NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   WSI Pilotbrief   Phillips 66 Aviation Performance Center   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.15 $5.35 
SS $5.15 --- 
 Updated 31-May-2019
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KGFL but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KGFL.
Located at 5B2
North American Flight Services
UNICOM 123.075
518-885-5470
toll-free 1-888-359-7912
[web site]
[email]
At 5B2 (Saratoga County Airport), 21 miles SSW

Experience first class hospitality and quality with North American Flight Services. Our state of the art facility combines high tech design with small town charm in beautiful up-state New York. North American is less than 6 miles from the historical Saratoga Race Course, beautiful downtown Saratoga springs, and the internationally acclaimed Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Our FAR 145 repair station maintenance facility has dedicated staff and provides the highest quality aircraft maintenance available. North American is dedicated to our customers, fly into Saratoga and let us prove it to you!
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Located at 5B2
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.89 $5.35 
SS $5.89 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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