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PGRO Benjamin Taisacan Manglona International Airport
Rota Island, Northern Mariana Is


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GRO
Lat/Long: 14-10-27.6787N / 145-14-28.0511E
14-10.461312N / 145-14.467518E
14.1743552 / 145.2411253
(estimated)
Elevation: 607.2 ft. / 185.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (1985)
From city: 6 miles NE of ROTA ISLAND, CQ
Time zone: UTC +10 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 96929

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public, PPR FOR UNSCHEDULED ACFT OPNS FM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMONWEALTH PORTS AUTHORITY CALL MON-FRI ((670) 237-6500 .
Activation date: 06/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: GUAM CENTER
FSS: HONOLULU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HNL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2000
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LARGE & TURBINE POWERED ACFT 1494 FT AGL SMALL ACFT 994 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 9/27, PAPI & REIL RY 09, PAPI RY 27, TWY LGTS AND WINDCONE OPER 0600-2030. AFTER 2030 AND DURING EMERGENCIES ACTVT MIRL RY 9/27, PAPI & REIL RY 09, PAPI RY 27, TWY LGTS AND WINDCONE - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN LCTD 950' SOUTH OF ARP AND 300' WEST OF TERMINAL BLDG CNTRLN EXTDD. Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY GUAM ARTCC ON FREQS 120.5/263.0 (MOUNT SANTA ROSA RCAG).
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY ROTA AIR/GROUND ON FREQ 123.6.

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ROTAat field33202EGRO --. .-. ---

Airport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 7000 x 150 ft. / 2134 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 130.0
Double tandem: 220.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 14-10.479618N14-10.442980N
Longitude: 145-13.874893E145-15.060142E
Elevation: 585.7 ft.607.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 092 true270 magnetic, 272 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COMMONWEALTH PORTS AUTH.
PO BOX 501055
SAIPAN, MP 96950-1055
Phone 670-237-3500
Manager: MARTIN MENDIOLA
PO BOX 561
ROTA, MP 96951
Phone 670-532-9497
ROTA AIRPORT MGR. CELL PHONE 671-898-5684

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 66/week *
44% local general aviation
44% air taxi
7% commercial
5% military
<1% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2016

Additional Remarks

IMMIGRATION CUSTOMS & QUARANTINE AVBL DURG SCHEDULED ACFT OPNS; OT PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE MADE WITH FIELD SUPERVISORS (670) 532-0026/0027/9455/9493 RESPECTIVELY.
RADIO OPERATOR, ARFF PERSONNEL, AND WEATHER OBSERVATION DAILY 0600-2000.
LIGHTED TOWER 1,798 FT MSL (262 FT AGL) LCTD 4 MILES SW OF ARPT.

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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (183KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (186KB)
NDB RWY 09   download (161KB)
NDB RWY 27   download (183KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (24KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (56KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PGUM - Guam International Airport (49 nm SW)
PGWT - Tinian International Airport (54 nm NE)
PGSN - Francisco C Ada/Saipan International Airport (63 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC+10)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2020:20
Sunrise06:4220:42
Sunset18:2408:24
Evening civil twilight18:4608:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Feb-2018 06:10:56
Local (UTC+10)  20-Feb-2018 16:10:56
 
METAR
PGRO 200550Z 08013G18KT 7SM -RA BKN013 28/22 A2985
TAF
PGRO 200531Z 2006/2106 07014KT P6SM FEW020 SCT050 FM200800 07011KT P6SM FEW020 SCT050
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