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KHFD Hartford-Brainard Airport
Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: HFD
Lat/Long: 41-44-12.2000N 072-38-58.0000W
41-44.203333N 072-38.966667W
41.7367222,-72.6494444
(estimated)
Elevation: 18.3 ft. / 5.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15W (1995)
From city: 3 miles SE of HARTFORD, CT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 06114

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: HFD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 24 HOURS/DAY, ALL SAT-SUN 0600-2300
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, ACTVT REIL RWYS 02 & 20; PAPI RWY 20; HIRL RWY 02/20 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 02 OPR CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LDG FEE FOR BUS/CORPORATE & REVENUE PRODUCING ACFT.
Airline operations: ARPT CLSD TO ACR OPNS.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.6
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.45
WX ASOS: PHONE 860-527-5837
BRAINARD GROUND: 121.6 121.6 ;WHEN TWR CLSD [0600-0000]
BRAINARD TOWER: 119.6 248.2 [0600-0000]
YANKEE APPROACH: 127.8
YANKEE DEPARTURE: 127.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.6 121.6 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
WX AWOS-AV at CT71 (7 nm W): 129.825
WX ASOS at BDL (12 nm N): 118.15 (860-386-3480)
WX ASOS at MMK (16 nm SW): 134.925 (203-639-9405)

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 4417 x 150 ft. / 1346 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
GROOVING 130 FT WIDE.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 43.0
Double tandem: 70.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 41-43.898288N41-44.616695N
Longitude: 072-38.988637W072-38.837732W
Elevation: 11.0 ft.18.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 024 magnetic, 009 true204 magnetic, 189 true
Displaced threshold: 411 ft.560 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 20 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 7 DEGS L OF RCL.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LDA
Obstructions: 55 ft. trees, 1075 ft. from runway, 16:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 15:1 TO DTHR.
38 ft. trees, 350 ft. from runway, 172 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
+27 FT BERM 200 FT FM RWY END.

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 2314 x 71 ft. / 705 x 22 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 10.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 41-44.051425N41-43.992375N
Longitude: 072-39.454805W072-38.952272W
Elevation: 13.9 ft.12.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 099 true294 magnetic, 279 true
Displaced threshold: no265 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 75 ft. trees, 1400 ft. from runway, 35 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear63 ft. trees, 700 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 11:1 TO DTHR.

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 70 x 77 ft. / 21 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H2

Dimensions: 44 x 44 ft. / 13 x 13 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway NE/SW

Dimensions: 2309 x 150 ft. / 704 x 46 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY NE  RUNWAY SW
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 165 ft. trees, 3200 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear133 ft. trees, 1000 ft. from runway, 7:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY
SUITE 160, 334 ELLA GRASSO TURNPIKE
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT 06096
Phone 860-386-6000
Manager: PELLEGRINO, ROBERT
239 MAXIM ROAD
HARTFORD, CT 06114
Phone 860-982-2443

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 50
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 3
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 181/day *
52% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 November 2021

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
ARPT LCTD IN NOISE SENSITIVE AREA. POPULATED AREAS TO SOUTH & WEST SHOULD BE AVOIDED. APCH/DEP OVR RIVER WHEN PSBL. SEE BRAINARD TWR LTRS TO AIRMEN.
VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE REQSTD - NO TGL & PRACTICE INST APCH MON THRU SAT 2200-0600 & SUN 2200-0900.
TURF NE/SW RWY CLSD DURG WINTER MONTHS FM NOV 2 TO APR 30 EXC FOR SKI-EQUIPPED ACFT & HEL TRNG.
20 FT DROP OFF DER 20.
BE ALERT: HFD IS LOCATED ON W SIDE OF RIVER. THERE IS A CLSD ARPT 1 MILE ENE OF HFD.
A52-H1 HNGR (26 FT HIGH AT 290 DEGS WEST) 234 FT FROM HELI.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
STELA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (346KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (245KB)
LDA RWY 02   download (318KB)
VOR-A   download (249KB)
RIVER VISUAL RWY 02   download (167KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (129KB)
 
Departure Procedures
COASTAL NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (296KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (388KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

4B8 - Robertson Field Airport (10 nm W)
KBDL - Bradley International Airport (12 nm N)
KMMK - Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (16 nm SW)
KIJD - Windham Airport (21 nm E)
KSNC - Chester Airport (22 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4408:44
Sunrise05:1809:18
Sunset20:2800:28
Evening civil twilight21:0201:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jun-2022 10:08:38
Local (UTC-4)  25-Jun-2022 06:08:38
 
METAR
KHFD 250953Z 00000KT 10SM MIFG CLR 18/17 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP187 T01830167
KBDL 
12nm N 
250951Z 00000KT 10SM BCFG FEW060 FEW250 17/15 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP187 BCFG NE-E T01670150
KMMK 
16nm SW 
250953Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/14 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP187 T01610144
TAF
KBDL 
12nm N 
250804Z 2508/2612 34004KT P6SM FEW070 FM252200 20004KT P6SM FEW090 FM260500 18004KT P6SM FEW100 FM260600 00000KT P6SM FEW120
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Hartford Jet Center ASRI 129.60
860-548-9334
[web site]
[email]
Centrally Located Downtown Hartford Full-Service FBO. Newly Renovated!

- No ATC/Construction Delays
- Late Operations
- Courtesy Vehicles
- Island Information
- Rental Cars
- Hangar space
- 100+ Tie Downs
- Office rental available
- 2.5 miles to downtown Hartford
- Easy access to I-91 & I-84
- Aircraft Maintenance
- Avionics Shop
- Aircraft Sales
- Aircraft Charter
- Parts Solutions

*Flight Deck Grill & Bar Coming Soon!*
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Exxel Avionics 860-525-7200
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