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KSNC Chester Airport
Chester, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JULY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: SNC
Lat/Long: 41-23-01.3540N / 072-30-20.8340W
41-23.022567N / 072-30.347233W
41.3837094 / -72.5057872
(estimated)
Elevation: 416 ft. / 127 m (estimated)
Variation: 13W (1980)
From city: 3 miles SW of CHESTER, CT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 06412

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1959
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SNC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-OCT 0900-2000, NOV-MAR 0900-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN OPRS 24/7. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.725
WX AWOS-3: 118.325 (860-526-1551)
NEW YORK APPROACH: 124.075
NEW YORK DEPARTURE: 124.075
WX ASOS at MMK (16 nm NW): 134.925 (203-639-9405)
WX ASOS at HVN (19 nm SW): PHONE 203-466-6205

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MADr076/9.4MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
HFDr186/15.6HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
GONr293/20.7GROTON VOR/DME110.8514W
ORWr260/25.0NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W
HTOr356/29.2HAMPTON VORTAC113.6013W
CCCr039/30.3CALVERTON VOR/DME117.2013W
BDRr076/30.9BRIDGEPORT VOR/DME108.8012W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SVC FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2722 x 50 ft. / 830 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 8.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
NON-STD MIRL.
Runway edge markings: UNICOM FREQ MARKED ON RWY.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 41-23.234300N41-22.810833N
Longitude: 072-30.444967W072-30.249500W
Elevation: 395.0 ft.408.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 161 true354 magnetic, 341 true
Displaced threshold: 559 ft.
DSPLCD THR MARKED BUT NOT LGTD.
no
Markings: NSTD, in fair conditionNSTD, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 33 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 60 ft. right of centerline
+4 FT FENCE & BRUSH AT RWY END.
15 ft. trees, 255 ft. from runway, 3:1 slope to clear
+3 FT BRUSH, 20 FT FROM THR, 15 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WHELEN AVIATION
WINTHROP ROAD
CHESTER, CT 06412
Phone 860-526-4321
Manager: JAMES OLSON
WINTHROP ROAD
CHESTER, CT 06412
Phone 860-526-4321
CELL: 860-790-1296.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 72
Single engine airplanes: 68
Multi engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
41% transient general aviation
41% local general aviation
17% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 August 2014

Additional Remarks

FOR CD CTC NEW YORK APCH AT 516-683-2449.
(DSPLCD THR APCH RATIO, RWY 17) DSPLCD THR 5 FT HYR THAN AER.

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 18 July 2019 at 0901Z to 16 August 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download
VOR-A   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (27KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMMK - Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (16 nm NW)
KHVN - Tweed-New Haven Airport (19 nm SW)
KGON - Groton-New London Airport (21 nm E)
KHFD - Hartford-Brainard Airport (22 nm N)
0B8 - Elizabeth Field Airport (23 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Jul-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0409:04
Sunrise05:3709:37
Sunset20:1600:16
Evening civil twilight20:4800:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Jul-2019 01:45:38
Local (UTC-4)  22-Jul-2019 21:45:38
 
METAR
KSNC 230135Z AUTO 10003KT 7SM -RA OVC001 21/21 A2975 RMK AO2
KMMK 
17nm NW 
230129Z AUTO 02011G17KT 10SM -RA BKN008 BKN090 OVC110 20/19 A2971 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E T02000189 PNO $
KHVN 
18nm SW 
230111Z 8SM BKN004 BKN043 OVC110 23/21 A2973 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE T02280211 $
TAF
KGON 
21nm E 
222130Z 2222/2318 09006KT 3SM -SHRA BR BKN020 TEMPO 2222/2302 26015G25KT 4SM TSRA BKN020CB FM230300 05008KT 2SM -SHRA BR BKN010 FM230600 02006KT 4SM -SHRA BR OVC007 FM231500 30008KT 4SM -SHRA BR OVC012
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Chester Charter Inc 860-526-4321
toll-free 1-800-752-6371
[web site]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft charters, ...

More info about Chester Charter Inc
independent
100LL
SS $5.40 
 Updated 09-Jul-2019
 
   1 read write
SS=Self service
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