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TJBQ Rafael Hernandez Airport
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: BQN
Lat/Long: 18-29-41.5000N / 067-07-46.0000W
18-29.691667N / 067-07.766667W
18.4948611 / -67.1294444
(estimated)
Elevation: 237.2 ft. / 72.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 10W (1985)
From city: 3 miles NE of AGUADILLA, PR
Time zone: UTC -4 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 00603

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: SAN JUAN CENTER
FSS: SAN JUAN FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TJBQ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 1237.2 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.95
ATIS: 118.325
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.325 (787-997-0715)
AGUADILLA GROUND: 120.875 [SUN THRU SAT 1100-0100Z AND OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
AGUADILLA TOWER: 124.95 [SUN THRU SAT 1100-0100Z AND OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.875
EMERG: 243.0
OPNS: 345.0
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SAN JUAN CERAP ON FREQS 124.35/269.35 (BORIQUEN RCAG).
  • OTHER UHF AND HF/USB FREQS AVBL ON REQUEST
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD, CD PRVDD BY SAN JUAN CERAP ON FREQS 124.35/269.35.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BQNr271/1.2BORINQUEN VORTAC113.5010W
MAZr015/14.4MAYAGUEZ VOR/DME110.6010W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MAYAGUEZ015/14.525410WMAZ -- .- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 JET-A1
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 11702 x 200 ft. / 3567 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in poor condition
PAVEMENT HAS NUMEROUS CRACKS AND PONDING THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF RY.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 23 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 155.0
Double wheel: 235.0
Double tandem: 455.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 18-29.398968N18-29.983123N
Longitude: 067-08.732407W067-06.800768W
Elevation: 237.2 ft.193.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 072 true262 magnetic, 252 true
Displaced threshold: 389 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:11702 TODA:11702 ASDA:11702 LDA:11313TORA:11702 TODA:11702 ASDA:11313 LDA:11313
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: yes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 1800 ft. from runway, 400 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear52 ft. trees, 2000 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PUERTO RICO PORTS AUTH
PO BOX 250466
AGUADILLA, PR 00604-0466
Phone 787-891-2286
Manager: JOSE RIOLLANO
BOX 250466
AGUADILLA, PR 00604-0466
Phone (787) 840-3151

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 34
Single engine airplanes: 11
Multi engine airplanes: 13
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 133/day *
32% local general aviation
27% military
23% transient general aviation
10% commercial
7% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

NO PARKING IN C AREA INDEFLY.
TWY F CLSD TO ALL TFC INDEFLY. TWY A CLSD BETWEEN TWY C AND TWY D.
FOR CUSTOMS SVC CALL 787-882-3556. FOR USDA SVC CALL 787-882-3515.
NO 180 DEGREE TURNS ON RY FOR LARGE AND HEAVY JET ACFT.
BQN TWY A 1000FT WEST TWY C CLSD UFN (INDEF)
OBSTN LGT ON TOWER NW OF ARPT OTS INDEFLY.
ULTRALIGHT OPNS NOT ALLOWED.
FOR IMMIGRATION SVC CALL 787-882-3576.

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 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (226KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (229KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 08   download (210KB)
VOR RWY 08   download (195KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (234KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (162KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

TJMZ - Eugenio Maria de Hostos Airport (14 nm S)
TJPS - Mercedita Airport (43 nm SE)
TJIG - Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (59 nm E)
TJSJ - Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (64 nm E)
TJVQ - Antonio Rivera Rodriguez Airport (96 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1510:15
Sunrise06:3810:38
Sunset17:5021:50
Evening civil twilight18:1322:13

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 21:53:56
Local (UTC-4)  18-Nov-2017 17:53:56
 
METAR
TJBQ 182050Z 26003KT 10SM SCT024 BKN040 27/23 A2979 RMK ESTIMATED WINDS
TAF
TJBQ 181740Z 1818/1918 VRB05KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB BKN060 TEMPO 1818/1821 VRB10G20KT 4SM SHRA BKN025 OVC060 FM182300 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN080 FM191200 01007KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 SCT100
TJMZ 
14nm S 
181740Z 1818/1918 27009KT P6SM -SHRA SCT030 BKN050 FM182300 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN080 FM191400 29009KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 AMD NOT SKED
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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COPECA ASRI 128.95
787-890-1250
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Rental cars, Courtesy transportation, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Computerized weather, Internet access, ...
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Total
Jet A
FS $2.99 
GUARANTEED
 
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Western Aviation Service Corp. ASRI 129.825
787-890-2323
787-890-4100
[web site]
[email]

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Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Rental cars, ...
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U.S. Customs Service   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   Airport transportation   Dollar Rent A Car   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.25 $2.95 
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