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Chester Airport

Chester, CT

Phone: 860-526-4321
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Attendance: Attended
Nov-Mar, 7 Days a Week,0900-1800Apr-Oct, 7 Days a Week,0900-2000
Elevation:416 ft (126.8 m) (Estimated)
Location:3.00 mi. SW of Chester
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 2722 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.40  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.40  (full serve service)

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Runway 17/35

Dimensions:2722 x 50ft. / 829.7 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 8500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17395.0ft. MSL
174° mag
161° true
0.5% up
non-standardrunway end identifier: REIL is present
559' Disp Threshold
Trees, 60 ft Right of center, 33 ft high, 200 ft from end
+4 Ft Fence & Brush at Ry End +38 Ft Tree, Dist 609 Ft, 180 Ft L, 15:1 Based on Dsplcd Thld Dsplcd Thr Marked But Not Lgtd; Dsplcd Thr 5 Ft Higher Than End of Ry 17/35 UNICOM Freq Marked on Ry
35408.0ft. MSL
354° mag
341° true
0.5% down
non-standardrunway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, Both-Sides, 15 ft high, 255 ft from end, 3:1 clearance slope
+3 Ft Brush 20 Ft From Thr 15 Ft L

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Chester Charter
  • $4.40
  • $4.40
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: W
UNICOM: 122.8
Connecticut Flyers
  • Rentals
Chester, CT
Stellar Avionics Services
  • Maintenance
On field: E
The Airplane Factory
  • Maintenance
On field: NW
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N41 23.0226' / W72 30.3472'
    Charts:NACO: New York Sectional
    Mag Var:13W (1980)
    ARTCC:New York (ZNY)
    FSS:Bridgeport (BDR)
    NOTAM Facility:SNC
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityN90
    Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1400 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1600 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Rotg Bcn Operates 24/7

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:100
    Multi Engine:5

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:5,000
    GA Itinerant:5,000
    Air Taxi:2,100

    (12-month period ending on 8/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Whelen AviationJames Olson
    Winthrop RoadWinthrop Road
    Chester, CT 06412Chester, CT 06412
    860-526-4321 (Office) 860-526-4321 (Office)