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KWBW Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: WBW
Lat/Long: 41-17-50.3070N 075-51-08.0760W
41-17.838450N 075-51.134600W
41.2973075,-75.8522433
(estimated)
Elevation: 543.8 ft. / 165.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12W (1990)
From city: 3 miles N of WILKES-BARRE, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 18644

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 07/25; MIRL RWY 07/25 - CTAF. RWY 07/25 PRESET LOW INTST TO ACTVT HIGHER INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WILKES-BARRE APPROACH: 126.3
WILKES-BARRE DEPARTURE: 126.3
WX ASOS at AVP (6 nm NE): 111.6 (570-655-0748)
WX AWOS-3 at HZL (20 nm S): 119.975 (570-459-4901)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LVZr291/7.5WILKES-BARRE VORTAC111.6010W
FJCr342/38.7ALLENTOWN VORTAC117.5010W

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 7/25

Dimensions: 3375 x 75 ft. / 1029 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 41-17.665447N41-17.995363N
Longitude: 075-51.369045W075-50.775940W
Elevation: 543.8 ft.542.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 066 magnetic, 054 true246 magnetic, 234 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 43 ft. trees, 986 ft. from runway, 121 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear56 ft. trees, 1096 ft. from runway, 314 ft. left of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2193 x 100 ft. / 668 x 30 m
RWY 09/27 FIRST 544 FT RWY 27 ASPH, RMNDR TURF.
Surface: asphalt/turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RWY 09/27 MKD WITH 3 FT WHITE CONES. RWY 09; DSPLCD THLD MKD WITH THREE WHITE CONES EACH SIDE.
Operational restrictions: RWY 09/27 CLSD WINTER MONTHS.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 41-17.810765N41-17.890880N
Longitude: 075-51.463625W075-50.996723W
Elevation: 541.2 ft.542.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 077 true269 magnetic, 257 true
Displaced threshold: 672 ft.no
Markings: , in good condition, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 97 ft. trees, 1148 ft. from runway, 40 ft. left and right of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 18:1 TO DTHR.
none

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF LUZERNE
200 N. RIVER ST.
WILKES-BARRE, PA 18071
Phone 570-825-1600
Manager: JIM SCROBOLA
2001 WYOMING AVE
FORTY FORT, PA 18704
Phone 570-288-3257

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 58
Single engine airplanes: 54
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
91% local general aviation
9% transient general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 27 September 2019

Additional Remarks

+152 FT TRANSMISSION LINES 6000 FT FROM RWY 25 THLD 585 FT L MKD WITH RED SPHERES.
FOR CD CTC WILKES-BARRE APCH AT 570-655-2084.

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 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07 **CHANGED**   download (249KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25 **CHANGED**   download (252KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (149KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAVP - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (6 nm NE)
9N3 - Seamans Field Airport (18 nm N)
KHZL - Hazleton Regional Airport (20 nm S)
70N - Spring Hill Airport (20 nm E)
KMPO - Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Aug-2020
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(UTC-4)
 Zulu
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Morning civil twilight05:4109:41
Sunrise06:1010:10
Sunset20:0600:06
Evening civil twilight20:3600:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Aug-2020 07:12:52
Local (UTC-4)  11-Aug-2020 03:12:52
 
METAR
KAVP 
6nm E 
110654Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/19 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02220189
KHZL 
20nm S 
110655Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/18 A3005 RMK AO2
TAF
KAVP 
6nm E 
110529Z 1106/1206 00000KT P6SM SCT250 FM111400 22008G15KT P6SM SCT120 FM112200 21007KT P6SM SCT050 FM120000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250 PROB30 1200/1202 5SM TS BKN035CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Comments
  
Valley Aviation, Inc. 570-288-3257 Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, ...

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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
PS $4.50 $3.50 
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Colonial Pancake House 570-287-2462
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