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Essex County Airport

Caldwell, NJ

Phone: 973-227-4567
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2300
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2300
Elevation:172 ft (52.4 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. N of Caldwell
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:04/22, 10/28
Longest paved runway: 4552 ft
Fees:Landing, Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.30  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.63  (full serve service)

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Runway 04/22

Dimensions:4552 x 80ft. / 1387.4 x 24.4mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
04171.9ft. MSL
43° mag
30° true
basicNo Data375' Disp Threshold
Tree, 137 ft Left of center, 45 ft high, 220 ft from end
Apch Ratio 13:1 to Dsplcd Thld
22171.9ft. MSL
223° mag
210° true
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
134' Disp Threshold
LOCALIZERTrees, 245 ft Both-Sides of center, 90 ft high, 400 ft from end, 2:1 clearance slope
6 Ft Fence, 200 Ft Fm Ry End, Across Cntrln Apch Ratio 6:1 to Dsplcd Thld Ry 22 PAPI Unusable Byd 5 Degrees Right of Centerline Due to Obstruction

Runway 10/28

Dimensions:3719 x 75ft. / 1133.6 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
10168.5ft. MSL
96° mag
83° true
0.1% up
basicNo Data180' Disp Threshold
Tree, Both-Sides, 39 ft high, 264 ft from end, 1:1 clearance slope
Ry 10 Apch Slope 11:1 to Dsplcd Thld
28172.1ft. MSL
276° mag
263° true
0.1% down
basicNo Data822' Disp Threshold
Tree, 123 ft Left of center, 46 ft high, 423 ft from end, 4:1 clearance slope
6 Ft Fence, 195 Ft Fm Ry End, 120 Ft Lt of Cntrln Ry 28 Apch Ratio 28:1 to Dsplcd Thld

Business/Service Information

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Air Bound Aviation
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ARINC: 130.55973-575-1833
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Century Air Flight School
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Fischer Aviation
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JD Aero
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Jetlink Aviation
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Van
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N40 52.5133' / W74 16.8817'
    Charts:NACO: New York Sectional
    Mag Var:13W (1985)
    ARTCC:New York (ZNY)
    FSS:Millville (MIV)
    NOTAM Facility:CDW
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityN90
    Pattern Altitude:Tpa for Large & Turbojet Acft 1527 Ft Agl; Tpa for Light Acft 1027 Ft AGL Light Aircraft: 1200 MSL; Turbine Aircraft: 1700 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1700 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • medium intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    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 Airport Beacon Located on Top of Control Tower

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:173
    Multi Engine:36

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:26,899
    GA Itinerant:40,728
    Air Taxi:1,750

    (12-month period ending on 11/30/2015)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Essex County Improvement AuthorityTom Gomez
    27 Wright Way27 Wright Way
    Fairfield, NJ 07004Fairfield, NJ 07004
    973-575-0952 (Office) 973-227-4567 (Office)