AirNav   Everest Fuels
 
 525 users online  

KCEF Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport
Springfield/Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA

GOING TO SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 17 JUNE 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: CEF
Lat/Long: 42-11-38.4539N 072-32-05.2235W
42-11.640898N 072-32.087058W
42.1940150,-72.5347843
(estimated)
Elevation: 241.2 ft. / 73.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1980)
From city: 3 miles NE of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 01022

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CEF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-2300
Pattern altitude: RECTANGULAR TFC PAT: 1000 FT AGL LGT ACFT, 2000 FT AGL LRG/HVY ACFT; OVHD: 2500 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT PAPI RWY 15 & 33; HIRL RWY 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
CLEAR SIDE IS SPLIT. DALGT TURNED ON WHEN AIRFIELD IS IFR. DUSK-2300. AIRFIELD LGTS NOT AVBL 2300-0700 HRS.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A

Airport Communications

CTAF: 134.85
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.525
WESTOVER GROUND: 118.35 275.8 [0700-2300]
WESTOVER TOWER: 134.85 348.75 [0700-2300]
YANKEE APPROACH: 125.35
YANKEE DEPARTURE: 125.35
COMD POST: 252.1 ;439 AW
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 274.75
PTD: 372.2
WX ASOS at BAF (8 nm W): 127.1 (413-568-2267)
WX ASOS at BDL (17 nm SW): 118.15 (860-386-3480)
  • (ATIS DESCRIPTION) NO NOTAM MP: 1400-1600Z++THU.
  • ATCT OPERS EXTENSIONS/IRREGULAR HOURS BY NOTAM.
  • COMMAND POST/439 AW NAME CASINO ROYALE.
  • NGT OBSTN LTD DUE TO HI INTST SECURITY LGT. AFLD WX IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19. AUTOMATED OBS ARE QUALITY CTLD FOR ACCURACY DURING ATC CONTROLLED FLYING HRS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BAFr091/8.3BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
CTRr121/19.3CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
GDMr239/29.9GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
HFDr014/33.2HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
PUTr309/33.9PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W
EENr211/37.6KEENE VORTAC109.4014W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 11598 x 301 ft. / 3535 x 92 m
1000 FT OVRN BOTH ENDS OF RWY.
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 37 /F/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 42-10.647800N42-12.227167N
Longitude: 072-32.880417W072-31.437317W
Elevation: 234.1 ft.241.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 048 magnetic, 034 true228 magnetic, 214 true
Displaced threshold: 1202 ft.no
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEGS RIGHT.
RVR equipment: touchdown
RVR UNAVBL.
touchdown
RVR UNAVBL.
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
ALSF-1 SFL PORTION OTS UFN.
ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 7082 x 150 ft. / 2159 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 21 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 42-12.386233N42-11.561817N
Longitude: 072-32.523933W072-31.414983W
Elevation: 240.9 ft.239.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 149 magnetic, 135 true329 magnetic, 315 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: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF RESERVES
439TH OSS/OSA 750 HANGAR AVE
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
Phone 413-557-2187
THE CIVILIAN PORTION OF THE ARPT (TWY A, P & S) IS OWNED BY WESTOVER METRO DEV CORP, 255 PADGETTE STREET, CHICOPEE MA 01020.
Manager: ANDY WIDOR
WESTOVER METROPOLITAN AIRPORT, 255 PADGETTE STREET
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
Phone 413-593-5543
AMGR FOR CIVIL OPS, T.HANNA@WESTOVERAIRPORT.COM.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 39
Single engine airplanes: 11
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
Military aircraft: 16
    
Aircraft operations: avg 44/day *
64% military
25% local general aviation
8% transient general aviation
3% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2017

Additional Remarks

CIVILIAN TRNG LTD TO LOW APCHS ONLY.
CEF IS A JOINT-USE AFLD. IFR TKOF & LANDING MIN AS PRESCRIBED BY USAF REG APPLY, CALL ARPT MGR AT C413-593-5543 FOR CLARIFICATION.
PAPI ALL RWYS PRVD PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP4 ACFT ONLY.
LGT: PAPI OFF DUR OPR HR PERIODS OF NO TFC.
RSTD: AFT HRS DEP/ARR 24 HR PPR NOTICE 413-593-5543.
HVY VFR TFC BELOW 10,000 FT ALONG RIVER & HWY 5 NM SW OF AFLD.
CAUTION: VMC DEP ACFT REMAIN AT OR BLW 1000 FT TIL PAST DEP END OF RWY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FM VFR OVERHEAD & CLSD PAT TFC. STROBE LGT LCTD ATOP STACKS 4000 FT LEFT RWY 23 THR; OCCASIONAL STEAM CLOUD. UNCTLD VEH TFC ON RAMPS & TWY.
CAUTION: LGT ACFT TFC, HANG GLIDER OPR AND HOT AIR BALLOON ACT ALONG RIVER W AND NW OF ARPT. EXTV HANG GLIDER & GLIDER IN THE MT GREYLOCK AREA APRX 45 NM NW OF AFLD. UNLGTD OBST W SIDE RWY 05 CLEAR ZONE.
CUST: PILOT MUST ARNG CUST 860-292-1314.
CAUTION: POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING AFTER ANY PRECIPITATION. PONDING AT INT RY 05/23 & 15/33 MEASURED IN 1/10TH INCHES; SEE NOTAMS FOR KCEF.
MILITARY: RSTD: CIV PILOTS ARE REMINDED TO CHECK MIL NOTAMS BY VISITING THE FEDERAL NOTAM SYSTEM (FNS) WEBSITE (HTTPS://NOTAMS.AIM.FAA.GOV/NOTAMSEARCH/) OR CONTACTING FLIGHT SERVICE.
TRANS ALERT: FLEET SVC FOR TRAN ACFT UNAVBL WKEND AND M-F 2030-0400Z++ WITHOUT PRIOR APVL FR AMOPS DSN 589-2951.
CAUTION: EASTSIDE PAD 19, PAD 33 AND TWY L DO NOT HAVE PAVED SHOULDERS.
WHEN ATCT CLSD, FOR CD CTC BRADLEY APCH 860-386-3580.
MILITARY: ACFT ON A JA/ATT, JCS, TACTICAL EXER, MIL CHTR MISSION CTC 439 LRS/LGRDX DSN 589-3318/3125 TO COORD SUPPORT RQMNTS. LGRDX WILL ARNG ALL RQRD SUPPORT. SAAM MISSIONS CDN WILL BE MADE WITH AIRFIELD MGR DSN 589-2944.
PCL ONLY AUTH FOR CIV ACFT WITH 5 HR PPR TO METRO FBO.
RWY 15 WIND DATA EST AVBL AT ALL TIMES.

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 17 June 2021 at 0901Z to 15 July 2021 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DEER PARK THREE   download (225KB)
STELA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (177KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (181KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (89KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (71KB)
TACAN RWY 05   download (160KB)
TACAN RWY 23   download (160KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (553KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBAF - Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport (8 nm W)
7B2 - Northampton Airport (9 nm NW)
KBDL - Bradley International Airport (17 nm SW)
3B0 - Southbridge Municipal Airport (23 nm E)
0B5 - Turners Falls Airport (24 nm N)
 
Loc | Ops | Rwys | IFR | FBO | Links
Com | Nav | Svcs | Stats | Notes
Area around KCEF (Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport)
 
Road maps at: MapQuest Bing Google
 
Aerial photo
WARNING: Photo may not be current or correct
Aerial photo of KCEF (Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport)
Photo by Tal Reichert
Photo taken 27-Aug-2007

Do you have a better or more recent aerial photo of Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport that you would like to share? If so, please send us your photo.

 
Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
Diagram of KCEF (Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport)
Download PDF
of official airport diagram from the FAA

 
Airport distance calculator
Flying to Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport? Find the distance to fly.

From to KCEF

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4108:41
Sunrise05:1609:16
Sunset20:2900:29
Evening civil twilight21:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Jun-2021 07:17:25
Local (UTC-4)  24-Jun-2021 03:17:25
 
METAR
KCEF 240656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/09 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP277 T00900088 $
KBAF 
8nm W 
240653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/08 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP274 T00830078
KBDL 
17nm SW 
240651Z 31003KT 10SM CLR 11/08 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP272 T01060083
TAF
KCEF 240206Z 2402/2508 VRB03KT 9999 SKC QNH3026INS BECMG 2414/2415 16009KT 9999 FEW055 QNH3031INS TEMPO 2418/2422 16010G17KT SCT055 BECMG 2500/2501 15005KT 9999 FEW200 QNH3032INS BECMG 2506/2507 01005KT 9999 BKN006 BKN040 QNH3033INS TX25/2420Z TN09/2410Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2403 NEXT 2411
KBAF 
8nm W 
240525Z 2406/2506 00000KT P6SM SKC FM241400 13005KT P6SM SKC FM241700 16006KT P6SM FEW250 FM241800 17007KT P6SM FEW250 FM250000 14003KT P6SM SCT100 FM250300 00000KT P6SM SCT090
KBDL 
17nm SW 
240525Z 2406/2512 00000KT P6SM SKC FM241400 14006KT P6SM SKC FM242000 16009KT P6SM FEW250 FM250200 13004KT P6SM SCT080 FM250800 03004KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 FM251100 02005KT P6SM BKN015
NOTAMs
Click for the latest NOTAMs
NOTAMs are issued by the DoD/FAA and will open in a separate window not controlled by AirNav.

 

 
 

FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Metro Air Services
413-593-5543
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   UVair   World Fuel Contract Fuel   WingPoints™ Rewards   Courtesy transportation   Hertz   National Business Aviation Association  
 
More info about Metro Air Services
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.40 $4.25 
 Updated 23-Jun-2021
 
   2 read write
FS=Full service
Update Fuel Prices
 

Would you like to see your business listed on this page?

 If your business provides an interesting product or service to pilots, flight crews, aircraft, or users of the Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport, you should consider listing it here.  To start the listing process, click on the button below
 
Add a business
 

Other Pages about Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport

www.wmass-arptcef.com
 
Update a link
 
Copyright © AirNav, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy  Contact