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KVBW Bridgewater Air Park
Bridgewater, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: VBW
Lat/Long: 38-22-00.2550N / 078-57-37.2030W
38-22.004250N / 078-57.620050W
38.3667375 / -78.9603342
(estimated)
Elevation: 1165 ft. / 355.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (2010)
From city: 1 mile SE of BRIDGEWATER, VA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 22812

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DCA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700, ALL SAT 0900-1600, ALL SUN 1200-1600
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 119.55 (540-828-2076)
POTOMAC APPROACH: 132.85
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 132.85
WX AWOS-3 at SHD (7 nm SE): 124.925 (540-234-0110)
WX AWOS-3PT at W13 (17 nm S): 118.625 (540-941-7570)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MOLr019/28.8MONTEBELLO VOR/DME115.3005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STAUT008/9.937509WSH ... ....
CAVERNS238/30.424509WLUA .-.. ..- .-

Airport Services

Fuel available: A+
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 2745 x 60 ft. / 837 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 22.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: OLD MARKINGS VISIBLE.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 38-22.183500N38-21.823500N
Longitude: 078-57.793500W078-57.445833W
Elevation: 1157.0 ft.1165.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP0.3% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 152 magnetic, 143 true332 magnetic, 323 true
Displaced threshold: no368 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 72 ft. tree, 1012 ft. from runway, 302 ft. right of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear15 ft. acft, 200 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline
+10 FT ROAD 25 FT FM RY END. ACFT PRKG AND TAXIING WI 200 FT OF THLD AND 200 FT OF CNTRLN, LEFT ON APCH.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: ROCKINGHAM AVIATION CORP
PO BOX 7
BRIDGEWATER, VA 22812
Phone 540-828-3214
Manager: DAN LEE
PO BOX 7
BRIDGEWATER, VA 22812
Phone 540-828-6070

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 100
Single engine airplanes: 2
Multi engine airplanes: 94
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 34/day *
56% local general aviation
39% transient general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 August 2016

Additional Remarks

1300 FT TAXIWAY IN-LINE WITH RY PRIOR TO RY 33 IN ADDITION TO THE DISPLACEMENT.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -16C.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-640-4124.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (214KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (198KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (140KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSHD - Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (7 nm SE)
W13 - Eagle's Nest Airport (17 nm S)
8W2 - New Market Airport (21 nm NE)
KCHO - Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (28 nm SE)
KLUA - Luray Caverns Airport (28 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3710:37
Sunrise07:0411:04
Sunset19:1423:14
Evening civil twilight19:4123:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Sep-2018 15:59:41
Local (UTC-4)  21-Sep-2018 11:59:41
 
METAR
KVBW 211535Z AUTO 20008KT 10SM SCT019 BKN120 26/22 A3017 RMK AO2 T02570216
KSHD 
7nm SE 
211535Z AUTO 21007KT 10SM BKN020 OVC120 25/20 A3020 RMK AO2 T02500204
KW13 
17nm S 
211535Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM BKN021 OVC120 25/22 A3021 RMK AO1 T02540217
TAF
KCHO 
28nm SE 
211344Z 2114/2212 18007KT 1SM BR OVC003 FM211800 19009KT P6SM BKN025 FM212000 19009KT P6SM BKN040 FM220800 VRB03KT P6SM BKN040
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Dynamic Aviation 540-828-6070
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