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PTRO Babelthuap/Koror Airport
Babelthuap Island, Palau

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: ROR
Lat/Long: 07-22-02.3000N / 134-32-39.3000E
07-22.038333N / 134-32.655000E
7.3673056 / 134.5442500
(estimated)
Elevation: 176.5 ft. / 53.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (1990)
From city: 4 miles NE of BABELTHUAP ISLAND,
Time zone: UTC +9 (year round; does not observe DST)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HONOLULU CONTROL FACILITY CENTER
FSS: HONOLULU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
TO CTC HNL FSS CALL LD 808-836-8054. HNL FSS 1-800-WX-BRIEF NUMBER NOT AVBL FM THIS LOCATION.
NOTAMs facility: HNL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: FOR MIRL RWY 09/27 CTC KOROR RADIO - 123.6.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
FOR ROTG BCN CTC KOROR RADIO - 123.6.
Landing fee: yes
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
  • KOROR RADIO MONITORS KOROR /RDR/ NDB WHEN IN USE.
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY KOROR RADIO ON FREQ 123.6.

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
KORORat field37101EROR .-. --- .-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A1
A1+ JET FUEL STORED AT ARPT; 100 AND 130 OCTANE IN DOCK AREA.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 7200 x 150 ft. / 2195 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/porous friction courses, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 07-22.051833N07-22.024522N
Longitude: 134-32.059683E134-33.251977E
Elevation: 176.2 ft.171.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 091 true270 magnetic, 271 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: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none11 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 75 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: REPUBLIC OF PALAU
P.O. BOX 1471
KOROR, PALAU 96940
Phone 680-587-3539
Manager: CALEB KOSHIBA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & TRADE
REPUBLIC OF PALAU
Phone 680-488-2111

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 1
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 22/week *
78% commercial
10% air taxi
4% local general aviation
4% transient general aviation
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 13 December 2004

Additional Remarks

E94 WX STN 5 MI FM ARPT.
ALL UNSKED FLTS MUST FILE A FLT PLAN AT LEAST 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL AND ALL FLTS MUST CTC KOROR COMMUNICATIONS ON 123.6 AT LEAST 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
ARFF AVBL 2 HRS PRIOR TO SKED ACFT ARR AND UNTIL 1 HR AFT DEP.
BE ALERT TO LARGE NUMBER OF BIRDS ON RY AT NIGHT.
ALL ACFT EXCEEDING 100000 LBS GWT TAXI TO THR TURN AROUND BEFORE TAXING TO APRON. ACFT UNDER 100000 LBS GWT MAY MAKE A TURN AROUND WHERE FEASIBLE.
ENTRY PERMIT RQRD CALL 011-680-488-2498 FAX 011-680-488-4385; LANDING PERMIT RQRD MUST GIVE SEVEN DAYS NOTICE CALL 011-680-488-2111 FAX 011-680-488-3207.

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 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (150KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (151KB)
NDB RWY 09   download (162KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (15KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (50KB)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC+9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4520:45
Sunrise06:0821:08
Sunset17:4808:48
Evening civil twilight18:1009:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 19:56:18
Local (UTC+9)  17-Dec-2017 04:56:18
 
METAR
PTRO 
4nm SW 
161850Z 00000KT 12SM BKN015CB OVC290 24/24 A2977 RMK CB ALQDS AND OHD
PTKR 
4nm SW 
161852Z 00000KT 12SM -SHRA SCT017CB OVC290 25/24 A2977 RMK CB ALQDS MOV N SLP082 T02500241
TAF
PTRO 
4nm SW 
161721Z 1618/1718 30010KT P6SM -RA SCT016 BKN040 OVC100 WS020/27027KT TEMPO 1618/1622 5SM SHRA BKN016 OVC030 FM170000 30011G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT016 SCT040 BKN120
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