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New Castle Airport

Wilmington, DE

Phone: 302-328-4632
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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:80 ft (24.4 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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  • TAFs

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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

Jet-A-Premix$ 4.55  (full service service)
Jet-A$ 4.49  (full service service)
100LL$ 6.39  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.49  (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

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
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
  • Maintenance
  • $4.49
  • $4.55
  • $6.99
  • $4.49
On field: SE
UNICOM: 122.95
Aero Ways
  • Maintenance
  • $6.39
  • $5.20
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: SE
ARINC: 132.0302-324-9970
Atlantic Aviation
  • $6.46
  • $5.94
On field: SW
UNICOM: 122.95
Dassault Falcon Jet
  • Maintenance
  • $5.84
  • Sales
On field: NE
UNICOM: 122.95
Del-Penn Flyers, Inc
  • Flight Training
New Castle, DE
Flight Safety International
  • Flight Training
New Castle, DE
Red Eagle Avionics, LLC.
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
New Castle, DE
Salem Aero Club
  • Flight Training
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
    Rental Cars: 
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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:Light Aircraft: 1080 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1580 MSL
      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

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:114
      Multi Engine:29

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:19,326
      GA Itinerant:24,049
      Air Taxi:3,679

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

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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
      302-328-4632 (Office) 302-328-4632 (Office)
      Leasee. Property Owned by New Castle County 87 Reads Way New Castle, De 19720. Tel 302-395-5990