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Altoona-Blair County Airport

Altoona, PA

Phone: 814-793-2027
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0500-2030
Elevation:1,503 ft (458.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:12.00 mi. S of Altoona
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:03/21, 12/30
Longest paved runway: 5465 ft
Fees:Landing, Tiedown, Hangar, Parking
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.85  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.49  (full serve service)

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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:5465 x 100ft. / 1665.7 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 16000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
031503.4ft. MSL
26° mag
16° true
0.6% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 454 ft Left of center, 41 ft high, 885 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
211469.3ft. MSL
206° mag
196° true
0.6% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILSTrees, 661 ft Right of center, 58 ft high, 1,920 ft from end, 29:1 clearance slope

Runway 12/30

Dimensions:3668 x 75ft. / 1118.0 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 11500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
121472.8ft. MSL
118° mag
108° true
0.2% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Tree, 300 ft Left of center, 27 ft high, 970 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope
301481.5ft. MSL
298° mag
288° true
0.2% down
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
Tree, 80 ft Right of center, 25 ft high, 715 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
Has + 4 Ft Gnd 20 Ft Fm Ry End 215 Ft Right

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
IG Flight Services
  • Maintenance
  • $5.85
  • $5.49
On field: N
UNICOM: 123.0
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Limousine, Public
Rental Cars: 
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N40 17.7817' / W78 19.2017'
    Charts:NACO: Detroit Sectional
    Mag Var:10W (2005)
    ARTCC:Cleveland (ZOB)
    FSS:Altoona (AOO)
    NOTAM Facility:AOO
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityJST
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 6 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 4 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 2 secs
    HIRL Ry 03/21 & MIRL Ry 12/30 Preset Low Intst, Incr Intst & Actvt PAPI Rys 12, 30, 03 & 21, MALSR Ry 21 & REIL Rys 03, 12, & 30 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:35
    Multi Engine:6

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:4,500
    GA Itinerant:14,000
    Air Taxi:5,150

    (12-month period ending on 10/25/2012)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Blair County Airport AuthorityTim Hites
    310 Airport Drive, Suite 6310 Airport Drive, Suite 6
    Martinsburg, PA 16662Martinsburg, PA 16662
    814-793-3872 (Office) 814-793-2027 (Office)