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Groton-New London Airport

Groton (New London), CT

Phone: 860-445-8549
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0600- 2100
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 15 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2200
Elevation:9 ft (2.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Groton (New London)
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:05/23, 15/33
Longest paved runway: 5000 ft
Fees:Hangar, Landing, Tiedown, Parking
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.79  (full service service)
Jet-A$ 4.97  (full service service)
100LL$ 4.75  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.99  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:5000 x 150ft. / 1524.0 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 90000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
055.2ft. MSL
48° mag
34° true
0.0% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
runway visual range: Touchdown
ILS/DMEEngineered Materials Arresting System (Emas) 130 Ft in Length by 162 Ft in Width Lctd at the Der 05
236.3ft. MSL
228° mag
214° true
0.0% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, ft Both-Sides of center, 48 ft high, 1,800 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope
Engineered Material Arresting System (Emas) Ry 23 340 Ft Length X 162 Ft Wide Lctd at Der 23

Runway 15/33

Dimensions:4000 x 96ft. / 1219.2 x 29.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 90000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
158.7ft. MSL
149° mag
135° true
0.1% down
basicNo Data307' Disp Threshold
Tree, Both-Sides, 12 ft high, 450 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
Ry 15 Apch Ratio 25:1 to Dsplcd Thld and Railroad
335.8ft. MSL
329° mag
315° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
205' Disp Threshold
Trees, 150 ft Right of center, 44 ft high, 1,600 ft from end, 31:1 clearance slope
Trees 34:1 to Dsplcd Thld Ry 33

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Action Multi Ratings
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
Coastal Air
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
Groton, CT
Columbia Air Services
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: NE
Lanmar Aviation
  • Maintenance
On field: NE
ARINC: 131.75860-446-8621
Mystic Jet Center
  • $4.79
  • $4.97
  • $4.75
  • $4.99
On field: NE
ARINC: 129.725860-715-8800
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Public
Rental Cars: 
EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

Customs: International Landing Rights

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N41 19.8033' / W72 2.7083'
    Charts:NACO: New York Sectional
    Mag Var:14W (1980)
    ARTCC:Boston (ZBW)
    FSS:Bridgeport (BDR)
    NOTAM Facility:GON
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityPVD
    Pattern Altitude:1009 MSL for lgt acft, 1509 MSL for turbojet and all turbine acft
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    When ATCT Clsd Actvt HIRL Rys 05/23 & 15/33; MALSR Ry 05 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:35
    Multi Engine:7

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:9,364
    GA Itinerant:20,764
    Air Taxi:1,634

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2013)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Connecticut Airport AuthorityKurt Sendlein
    Bradley International Airport, Admin Offices Terminal A 3rd Floor155 Tower Ave
    Windsor Locks, CT 06096Groton, CT 06340
    860-292-2083 (Office) 860-445-8549 (Office)