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KCDW Essex County Airport
Caldwell, New Jersey, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: CDW
Lat/Long: 40-52-30.8000N 074-16-52.9000W
40-52.513333N 074-16.881667W
40.8752222,-74.2813611
(estimated)
Elevation: 172.3 ft. / 52.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13W (1985)
From city: 2 miles N of CALDWELL, NJ
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 07004

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER
FSS: MILLVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CDW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2300
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LARGE & TURBOJET ACFT 1527 FT AGL; TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1027 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, MIRL RY 10/28 AND HIRL RY 04/22 PRESET MEDIUM INTST. REIL RY 22 AVBL HIGH INTST ONLY. ACTVT HIRL RY 04/22 & REIL RY 22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
AIRPORT BEACON LOCATED ON TOP OF CONTROL TOWER. Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.8
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 135.5
WX ASOS: 135.5 (973-575-4417)
CALDWELL GROUND: 121.9 [0700-2300]
CALDWELL TOWER: 119.8 [0700-2300]
NEW YORK APPROACH: 127.6
NEW YORK DEPARTURE: 119.2
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.1
WX AWOS-3 at MMU (8 nm SW): PHONE 973-290-0135
WX ASOS at TEB (10 nm E): 132.025 (201-393-0855)
WX ASOS at EWR (12 nm SE): PHONE 973-621-2892
WX AWOS-3 at LDJ (16 nm S): 124.025 (908-862-7383)
WX AWOS-3PT at JRB (16 nm SE): 128.175 (212-425-1534)
WX ASOS at LGA (19 nm E): PHONE 718-672-6317
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVAILABLE.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEBr290/10.1TETERBORO VOR/DME108.4011W
SAXr146/16.4SPARTA VORTAC115.7011W
LGAr298/19.5LA GUARDIA VOR/DME113.1012W
CRIr323/23.6CANARSIE VOR/DME112.3011W
BWZr090/25.0BROADWAY VOR/DME114.2011W
SBJr060/27.3SOLBERG VOR/DME112.9010W
JFKr314/27.4KENNEDY VOR/DME115.9012W
STWr116/27.6STILLWATER VOR/DME109.6011W
COLr002/34.3COLTS NECK VOR/DME115.4011W
HUOr167/35.0HUGUENOT VOR/DME116.1011W
CMKr245/39.9CARMEL VOR/DME116.6012W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TORBY314/8.021412WTE - .
CHATHAM053/10.525413WCAT -.-. .- -

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 4/22

Dimensions: 4552 x 80 ft. / 1387 x 24 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 40-52.065583N40-52.717297N
Longitude: 074-17.180265W074-16.692387W
Elevation: 172.0 ft.171.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 030 true223 magnetic, 210 true
Displaced threshold: 375 ft.134 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 22 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 5 DEGREES RIGHT OF CENTERLINE DUE TO OBSTRUCTION.
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 45 ft. tree, 220 ft. from runway, 137 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 13:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
90 ft. trees, 400 ft. from runway, 245 ft. both sides of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE, 200 FT FM RY END, ACROSS CNTRLN.

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3719 x 75 ft. / 1134 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 40-52.626307N40-52.699298N
Longitude: 074-17.213870W074-16.412762W
Elevation: 168.4 ft.172.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 096 magnetic, 083 true276 magnetic, 263 true
Displaced threshold: 344 ft.822 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 39 ft. tree, 264 ft. from runway, 1:1 slope to clear
RY 10 APCH SLOPE 11:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
46 ft. tree, 423 ft. from runway, 123 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE, 195 FT FM RY END, 120 FT LT OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ESSEX COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY
27 WRIGHT WAY
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
Phone 973-575-0952
Manager: TOM GOMEZ
27 WRIGHT WAY
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
Phone 973-227-4567

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 213
Single engine airplanes: 167
Multi engine airplanes: 28
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 209/day *
57% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 November 2016

Additional Remarks

TURBO JET ACFT LNDG & TKOFS RESTRICTED TO RY 04/22; LNDG RY 10/28 RESTRICTED TO 12500 LBS & BELOW.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
NON-STANDARD TRAFFIC PATTERNS FOR RWY 04 PROHIBITED DUE TO NOISE SENSITIVE AREA SOUTHWEST OF THE AIRPORT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NEW YORK APCH AT 800-645-3206
LCL OPNS SUSPENDED FROM 2300-0700 MON THRU SAT 2300 SAT UNTIL 1000 SUN.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 4 - FROM DEP END RY HEADING FOR 1 MI THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PAT TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEP PAT CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH 45 DEG LEFT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 10 - FROM DEP END TURN LEFT HEADING 080 UNTIL 900 FT MSL THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PATTERN TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PATTERN CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG LEFT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 22 - FROM DEP END TURN RIGHT HEADING 230 UNTIL 900 FT MSL THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PATTERN TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PATTERN CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG RIGHT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
FIXED WING VFR ACFT DEP: RY 28 - FROM DEP END RY HEADING FOR 1 MI THEN IF REMAINING IN THE PAT TURN TO CROSSWIND; IF DEPARTING PAT CONTINUE STRAIGHT OUT OR EXIT WITH A 45 DEG RIGHT TURN AFTER REACHING PAT ALT.
PILOTS BE ALERT -- THE TETERBORO VOR/DME OR GPS-A; THE PASSAIC RIVER VISUAL RY 06 & CEDAR GROVE VISUAL RY 01 APCHS TRANSIT ESSEX COUNTY ARPT CLASS D AIRSPACE. TRAFFIC PASSES NORTH OF THE ARPT DESCENDING FROM 3000 FT MSL TO 2000 FT MSL.
PILOTS BE ALERT -- THE MORRISTOWN ILS & NDB OR GPS RY 23 APCHS TRANSIT ESSEX COUNTY ARPT CLASS D AIRSPACE. TRAFFIC PASSES TWO MILES WEST OF THE ARPT DESCENDING THROUGH 2000 FT MSL.

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 26 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
JAIKE THREE (RNAV)   download (206KB)
MAZIE TWO (RNAV)   download (154KB)
WILKES-BARRE FOUR **CHANGED**   download (201KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (212KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (209KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (224KB)
LOC RWY 22   download (284KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (42KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

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N07 - Lincoln Park Airport (5 nm N)
KMMU - Morristown Municipal Airport (8 nm SW)
KTEB - Teterboro Airport (10 nm E)
KEWR - Newark Liberty International Airport (12 nm SE)
KJRA - West 30th St Heliport (14 nm SE)
4N1 - Greenwood Lake Airport (15 nm N)
KLDJ - Linden Airport (16 nm S)
6N5 - East 34th Street Heliport (16 nm SE)
KJRB - Downtown Manhattan/Wall Street Heliport (16 nm SE)
KLGA - LaGuardia Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KCDW (Essex County Airport)
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Photo taken 14-Oct-2018
looking east.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 09-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5909:59
Sunrise06:2710:27
Sunset19:3023:30
Evening civil twilight19:5823:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Apr-2020 16:59:29
Local (UTC-4)  09-Apr-2020 12:59:29
 
METAR
KCDW 091653Z VRB05KT 10SM SCT017 BKN025 BKN031 14/11 A2918 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP886 T01440106
KMMU 
8nm SW 
091545Z 00000KT 10SM OVC012 12/11 A2923
KTEB 
11nm E 
091651Z 20009KT 10SM BKN014 BKN024 OVC034 14/12 A2915 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP871 T01440117
KEWR 
13nm SE 
091651Z 24011G15KT 10SM FEW009 BKN019 OVC029 18/12 A2916 RMK AO2 SLP875 T01780122
KNYC 
15nm E 
091651Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM OVC014 14/11 A2919 RMK AO2 SLP876 T01390106
KLDJ 
16nm S 
091655Z AUTO 31010G15KT 10SM SCT025 BKN030 OVC085 18/12 A2916 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E T01750117
KJRB 
16nm SE 
091614Z AUTO 17003KT 10SM SCT011 OVC018 13/11 A2921 RMK AO2
KLGA 
19nm E 
091651Z 19012KT 8SM OVC007 14/12 A2916 RMK AO2 SLP874 T01390117
TAF
KTEB 
11nm E 
091526Z 0915/1018 17008KT P6SM OVC015 WS020/17040KT FM091700 22018G26KT 3SM -SHRA OVC025 WS020/22040KT TEMPO 0917/0919 25027G40KT 2SM TSRA BKN015CB FM091900 27026G37KT P6SM SCT035 BKN050 FM092200 27023G33KT P6SM SCT060 FM100100 27017G25KT P6SM FEW060 FM100600 28018G28KT P6SM BKN050 FM101500 27023G36KT P6SM BKN050
KEWR 
13nm SE 
091526Z 0915/1018 16006KT P6SM OVC015 WS020/18040KT FM091700 22017G25KT 3SM -SHRA BKN025 WS020/22040KT TEMPO 0917/0919 25027G40KT 2SM TSRA BKN015CB FM091900 27028G40KT P6SM SCT035 BKN050 FM092200 27026G36KT P6SM SCT060 FM100100 27018G27KT P6SM FEW060 FM100600 27020G31KT P6SM BKN050 FM101500 27024G38KT P6SM BKN050
KLGA 
19nm E 
091526Z 0915/1018 18014G22KT P6SM -SHRA BKN015 WS020/18040KT FM091600 20016G24KT 4SM -SHRA OVC015 WS020/18045KT TEMPO 0917/0919 26027G40KT 2SM TSRA OVC015CB FM091900 28026G40KT P6SM SCT035 BKN050 FM092200 28026G36KT P6SM SCT060 FM100200 27018G28KT P6SM FEW060 FM100600 28021G32KT P6SM BKN050 FM101500 27024G38KT P6SM BKN050
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Air Bound Aviation, LLC ASRI 130.55
973-575-1833
[web site]
[email]
Air Bound is a full service FBO that has been serving the aviation community for over 20 years. Try Air Bound and see why everyone who does, comes back. It's because of our Personnel, Service, and Commitment to Excellence. We have all the equipment and personnel necessary to make your visit a pleasant one.
Air Bound has over 66K sf of hangar space. We have Fuel, Parking, GPU, Lav service, Hertz rental, Catering, WSI, Pilots lounge, ...

NO RAMP FEE when fuel is purchased. However, if you stay overnight there will be a parking fee.
The Airport does charge a landing fee which Air Bound has nothi
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NATA Safety 1st   Hertz   Pilatus Aircraft  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.84 $4.50 
GUARANTEED
 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Air Fleet Training Systems 973-575-8220
[web site]
[email]
Pilot school (FAR Part 141), Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aviation accessories, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, ...
 
Certificated Pilot School   Cessna Pilot Center  
 
More info about Air Fleet Training Systems
on airport  
   write
 Essex Air
201-281-4494
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental

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on airport  
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Paragon Aircraft Service 973-575-0364
[web site]
[email]
Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Internet access
 
Cessna Service Center   Cirrus   Diamond Aircraft  
 
More info about Paragon Aircraft Service
on airport  
   write
 Paramus Flying Club
347-735-9732
[web site]
[email]
Flying club

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on airport  
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