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N47 Pottstown Municipal Airport
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: N47
Lat/Long: 40-15-37.5000N 075-40-15.0000W
40-15.625000N 075-40.250000W
40.2604167,-75.6708333
(estimated)
Elevation: 255.6 ft. / 77.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12W (2010)
From city: 2 miles NW of POTTSTOWN, PA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 19464

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900 - 1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 08/26; REIL RWY 08/26 - CTAF 122.8.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
PHILADELPHIA APPROACH: 126.85
PHILADELPHIA DEPARTURE: 126.85
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.55
WX ASOS at PTW (5 nm E): 119.425 (610-495-0823)
WX ASOS at RDG (15 nm NW): 127.1 (610-372-9863)
WX AWOS-3T at OQN (17 nm S): 121.4 ((610) 692-6190)
WX AWOS-3 at UKT (17 nm NE): 119.475 (215-538-7610)
WX AWOS-3 at CKZ (19 nm NE): 126.325 (215-257-7291)
WX AWOS-3 at MQS (19 nm SW): 126.25 (610-384-6132)
  • CLEARANCE DELIVERY PHILADELPHIA APCH TF 800-354-9884.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PTWr303/5.6POTTSTOWN VORTAC116.5009W
ETXr187/19.2EAST TEXAS VOR/DME110.2009W
MXEr009/20.5MODENA VORTAC113.2009W
LRPr082/29.7LANCASTER VOR/DME117.3009W
FJCr209/29.7ALLENTOWN VORTAC117.5010W
ARDr281/34.9YARDLEY VOR/DME108.2010W
DQOr005/35.1DUPONT VORTAC114.0010W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
AMBLER307/19.427512WING .. -. --.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 2704 x 75 ft. / 824 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 40-15.538155N40-15.711323N
Longitude: 075-40.518482W075-39.982937W
Elevation: 254.3 ft.244.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 079 magnetic, 067 true259 magnetic, 247 true
Displaced threshold: 380 ft.no
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: PAPI OTS INDEF.2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REIL OTS INDEF.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 67 ft. tree, 1119 ft. from runway, 78 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 22:1 TO 380 FT DTHR.
62 ft. tree, 715 ft. from runway, 304 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear
31 FT TREE 102 FT FM RWY END 240 FT RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BOROUGH OF POTTSTOWN
100 E HIGH ST
POTTSTOWN, PA 19464
Phone (610) 970-6511
Manager: JAMES ROUILLER
1149 GLASGOW ST
POTTSTOWN, PA 19464
Phone (610) 495-6366

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 50
Single engine airplanes: 46
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 40/day *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 08 February 2021

Additional Remarks

WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR SVC AFT HRS CTC ARPT MGR 484-425-6078.
FOR CD CTC PHILADELPHIA APCH AT 800-354-9884.

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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (215KB)
VOR-B **CHANGED**   download (189KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (278KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPTW - Heritage Field Airport (5 nm E)
N10 - Perkiomen Valley Airport (12 nm E)
KRDG - Reading Regional Airport/Carl A Spaatz Field (15 nm NW)
KOQN - Brandywine Regional Airport (17 nm S)
KUKT - Quakertown Airport (17 nm NE)
KCKZ - Pennridge Airport (19 nm NE)
KMQS - Chester County G O Carlson Airport (19 nm SW)
KLOM - Wings Field Airport (20 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of N47 (Pottstown Municipal Airport)
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Photo taken 04-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1810:18
Sunrise06:4510:45
Sunset19:1023:10
Evening civil twilight19:3723:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Sep-2021 21:58:38
Local (UTC-4)  16-Sep-2021 17:58:38
 
METAR
KPTW 
6nm E 
162154Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM OVC027 22/18 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP227 T02220178
KRDG 
15nm NW 
162154Z VRB06KT 10SM BKN030 OVC039 24/19 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP222 T02390189
KOQN 
17nm S 
162135Z AUTO 08007KT 10SM BKN023 25/18 A3019 RMK AO2
KUKT 
17nm NE 
162155Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM OVC028 23/19 A3021 RMK A01
KCKZ 
19nm NE 
162155Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM OVC026 23/19 A3022 RMK AO2
KMQS 
19nm SW 
162135Z AUTO 06005G14KT 10SM OVC022 23/19 A3020 RMK AO2
TAF
KRDG 
15nm NW 
161737Z 1618/1718 07005KT P6SM BKN025 FM162000 08005KT P6SM VCTS BKN035CB FM170100 VRB04KT P6SM BKN020 FM170400 VRB04KT 6SM BR BKN010 FM171000 VRB04KT 4SM BR BKN008 FM171600 08006KT P6SM BKN010
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