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KGON Groton-New London Airport
Groton (New London), Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: GON
Lat/Long: 41-19-48.2000N 072-02-42.5000W
41-19.803333N 072-02.708333W
41.3300556,-72.0451389
(estimated)
Elevation: 9.1 ft. / 2.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of GROTON (NEW LONDON), CT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 06340

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GON (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600- 2100
Pattern altitude: 1000 FT LGT ACFT; 1500 FT ALL TURBINE PWRD ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, ACTVT MALSR RWY 05; HIRL RWYS 05/23 & 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LDG FEE FOR BUS/CORPORATE & REVENUE PRODUCING ACFT.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXC 48 HR PPR, CALL 860-250-4701.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
U.S. CUST SVC AVBL WITH 6 HR PPR CALL MON-FRI
0800-1600 ON 203-773-2040 (OR TOLL FREE IN THE U.S.
1-800-973-2867) & FM CANADA 407- 975-1740. CALL
BFR 1500 ON FRIDAY FOR WKEND OR HOL SVC REQS.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.6
ATIS: 127.0
WX ASOS: PHONE 860-449-8921
GROTON GROUND: 121.65 236.775 [0700-2200]
GROTON TOWER: 125.6 236.775 [0700-2200]
PROVIDENCE APPROACH: 125.75
PROVIDENCE DEPARTURE: 125.75
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.65 119.85 ;WHEN TWR CLSD 2200-0000, 060
EMERG: 121.5
NG OPS: 126.2 304.6
WX ASOS at WST (11 nm E): 132.375 (401-596-9543)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.85/307.9 (WOODSTOCK RCAG) WHEN PROVIDENCE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GON at fieldGROTON VOR/DME110.8514W
ORWr203/13.7NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W
SEYr310/23.3SANDY POINT VOR/DME117.8015W
HTOr039/27.5HAMPTON VORTAC113.6013W
MADr101/29.2MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
HFDr143/29.3HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
PVDr243/36.4PROVIDENCE VOR/DME115.6014W
PUTr208/38.6PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5000 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 46 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 113.0
Double tandem: 200.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 41-19.501935N41-20.184793N
Longitude: 072-02.881558W072-02.271175W
Elevation: 5.2 ft.6.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 048 magnetic, 034 true228 magnetic, 214 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-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: none48 ft. tree, 1800 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4000 x 96 ft. / 1219 x 29 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 12 /R/C/X/T
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 113.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 41-19.986968N41-19.520807N
Longitude: 072-03.180853W072-02.563563W
Elevation: 8.7 ft.5.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 149 magnetic, 135 true329 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: 307 ft.205 ft.
TREES 34:1 TO DSPLCD THR RWY 33.
Declared distances: TORA:4000 TODA:4000 ASDA:3798 LDA:3491TORA:4000 TODA:4000 ASDA:3871 LDA:3666
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. tree, lighted, 450 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear
RWY 15 APCH RATIO 25:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
44 ft. trees, 1600 ft. from runway, 150 ft. right of centerline, 31:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY
BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ADMIN OFFICES TERMINAL A 3RD FLOOR
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT 06096
Phone 860-292-2083
Manager: KURT SENDLEIN
155 TOWER AVE
GROTON, CT 06340
Phone 860-445-8549

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 49
Single engine airplanes: 30
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 1
Military aircraft: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 61/day *
59% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
8% military
5% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 13 April 2018

Additional Remarks

E60-05 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 130 FT LENGTH BY 162 FT WIDTH LCTD AT DER 05.
E60-23 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 340 FT LENGTH BY 162 FT WIDTH LCTD AT DER 23.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS IN EFCT ARE AS FLWS: RWY 05: TURN LEFT HDG 020 TIL RCHG 1000 FT, THEN ON CRS; RWY 23: TURN LEFT HDG 210 TIL RCHG 1000 FT, THEN ON CRS; RWY 33: FLY RWY HDG TIL RCHG 1000 FT, THEN ON CRS.
NO TGL OPNS PMTD BTN 2200-0600.
TRML AERODROME FCST SVC AVBL.
FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL BFR 2100 LCL DAY OF ARR 860-715-8800.
TSNT PILOTS AT GA RAMP EXIT & RE-ENTER ARPT VIA PILOT PEDESTRIAN GATE ADJ TO MAIN TERM WITH POSTED GATE LOCK COMBINATION. THIS GATE IS LGTD WITH ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE 24 HRS DLY.
ARNG: PPR FOR PARKING AT THE ARNG FACILITY, 860-441-2918, DSN 636-0918 0630-1600L WEEKDAYS. ACFT INBD TO ARNG RAMP CTC BLACKJACK OPS (304.6) 10 MIN PRIOR TO LANDING FOR STATUS OF PARKING.
ARNG: GENERAL SUPPORT FAC OPR 1130-2100Z++ MON-FRI EXC HOL.
CONDS NOT MNT FM 1800 LCL TO 0600 LCL, MON THRU FRIDAY AND FM 1500 LCL TO 0700 LCL, SAT THRU SUN.
FOR CD WHEN APCH CLSD CTC BOSTON ARTCC AT 603-879-6859.
DEER, BIRDS & WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
PRACTICE APCHS/FULL-STOP/TGLS PROHIBITED BY PURE JET ACFT & ACFT WEIGHING 12500 LBS & OVR EXC BY WRITTEN APVL FM THE CONNECTICUT ARPT AUTH.

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 10 October 2019 at 0901Z to 7 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (286KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (263KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (206KB)
VOR RWY 05   download (274KB)
VOR RWY 23   download (284KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (47KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

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0B8 - Elizabeth Field Airport (5 nm S)
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KMTP - Montauk Airport (16 nm S)
KSNC - Chester Airport (21 nm W)
KBID - Block Island State Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4110:41
Sunrise07:0911:09
Sunset17:5721:57
Evening civil twilight18:2522:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Oct-2019 22:15:10
Local (UTC-4)  22-Oct-2019 18:15:10
 
METAR
KGON 222204Z 09010KT 2SM -RA BR BKN007 OVC010 14/13 A2997 RMK AO2 P0000 T01390133
KWST 
11nm E 
222158Z AUTO 07007KT 2SM -RA BR OVC004 15/14 A2999 RMK AO2 P0001 T01500144
KMTP 
17nm S 
222154Z AUTO 08008KT 14/13 A2997 RMK AO1 SLP150 T01440133
TAF
KGON 221931Z 2220/2318 04008KT P6SM OVC015 TEMPO 2220/2223 4SM -DZ BR FM230000 10010KT 5SM -RA BR OVC008 FM230400 13010KT 4SM -RA BR OVC005 FM231100 34008KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC005 FM231500 30010G18KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Mystic Jet Center, LLC. ASRI 129.725
860-715-8800
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 Columbia Air Services
ASRI 129.725
860-449-1400
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At Columbia Air Services we offer Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics with a highly trained staff. Columbia sales team is knowledgeable and dedicated to the sales of Piper and EADS Socata aircraft. In 2012 we celebrated 32 years in business - A passion for aviation drives everything we do! Our mission is to get you into the open blue as safely and efficiently as possible. We appreciate and value your business... "At Columbia, Your Flying in Good Company!"
 
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Lanmar Aviation 860-446-8621
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Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, ...

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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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Cafe 511 860-405-1644
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