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New Castle Airport

Wilmington, DE

Phone: (302) 571-6165
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0630-2300
Elevation:79 ft (24.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:4.00 mi. S of Wilmington
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:01/19, 09/27, 14/32
Longest paved runway: 7275 ft
Fees:Landing, Tiedown, Hangar, Ramp
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.94  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.80  (full serve service)

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Runway 01/19

Dimensions:7012 x 150ft. / 2137.3 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
0175.0ft. MSL
15° mag
5° true
0.2% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
runway visual range: Touchdown
ILSRoad, Both-Sides, 8 ft high, 500 ft from end, 37:1 clearance slope
1960.8ft. MSL
195° mag
185° true
0.2% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 500 ft Left of center, 72 ft high, 1,240 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
Engineered Material Arresting System (Emas) 303 Ft in Length by 170 Ft in Width Lctd at Der 19

Runway 09/27

Dimensions:7275 x 150ft. / 2217.4 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 90000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0979.7ft. MSL
88° mag
78° true
0.1% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
MLSTrees, 600 ft Left of center, 49 ft high, 1,125 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
Vgsi and Descent Angles Not Coincident
2771.6ft. MSL
268° mag
258° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 75 ft Both-Sides of center, 64 ft high, 1,000 ft from end, 12:1 clearance slope

Runway 14/32

Dimensions:4602 x 150ft. / 1402.7 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 50000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1475.1ft. MSL
141° mag
131° true
0.0% down
basicNo DataTrees, 200 ft Left of center, 43 ft high, 720 ft from end, 12:1 clearance slope
3274.1ft. MSL
321° mag
311° true
0.0% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
    On field: S
    Atlantic Aviation
    • $5.99
    • $5.69
    On field: SW
    UNICOM: 122.95
    Boeing Employee's Flying Association
      On field: N
      Dassault Falcon Jet
      • Maintenance
      • $4.99
      • $5.99
      • Sales
      On field: NE
      UNICOM: 122.95
      Del-Penn Flyers
        New Castle, DE
        Flight Safety International
        • Flight Training
        New Castle, DE
        Fly Advanced
        • Maintenance
        • $4.94
        • $3.80
        • Sales
        On field: SE
        ARINC: 132.0302-324-9970
        Horizon Helicopters
        • Flight Training
        Newark, DE
        Red Eagle Avionics
        • Maintenance
        • Sales
        On field: N
        Salem Aero Club
          Garnet Valley , PA
          Wilmington University
            New Castle, DE
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            Services at this airport:

            Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
            Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
            Transportation: Public
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            Customs: International Landing Rights

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            Operations & More Information

            Lat/Long:N39 40.7233' / W75 36.3983'
            Charts:NACO: Washington Sectional
            Mag Var:10W (1980)
            ARTCC:New York (ZNY)
            FSS:Millville (MIV)
            NOTAM Facility:ILG
            Approach/Departure Control FacilityPHL
            Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
            Wind Indicator:Lighted
            Seg. Circle:No
            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 Twr Clsd Actvt MALSR Ry 01, PAPI Ry 09/,27 and Rwy 19, and VASI Rwy 32 on Continously, REIL Ry 09/27 & Ry 19, HIRL Ry 01/19 & Ry 09/27, and MIRL Ry 14/32-CTAF

            Aircraft & Activity

            Based GA Aircraft

            Single Engine:114
            Multi Engine:29

            Airport Activity

            GA Local:10,929
            GA Itinerant:23,165
            Air Taxi:4,966

            (12-month period ending on 10/31/2015)

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            Contact Addresses

            Owner:Airport Manager:
            Delaware River & Bay AuthorityStephen D. Williams
            151 N. Dupont Highway151 N. Dupont Highway
            New Castle, DE 19720-0071New Castle, DE 19720-0071
            (302) 571-6165 (Office) (302) 571-6165 (Office)
            Leasee. Property Owned by New Castle County 87 Reads Way New Castle, De 19720. Tel 302-395-5990