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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

Jet-A-Premix$ 3.55  (full service service)
100LL$ 5.99  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.49  (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
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-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
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
  • $3.55
  • $6.99
  • $3.49
On field: SE
UNICOM: 122.95
Atlantic Aviation
  • $6.46
  • $5.94
On field: SW
UNICOM: 122.95
Dassault Falcon Jet
  • Maintenance
  • $6.04
  • Sales
On field: NE
UNICOM: 122.95
Del-Penn Flyers
    New Castle, DE
    Flight Safety International
    • Flight Training
    New Castle, DE
    Fly Advanced
    • Maintenance
    • $5.99
    • $3.80
    • Sales
    On field: SE
    ARINC: 132.0302-324-9970
    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 & Ry 19, REIL Ry 09/27 & Ry 19, VASI Ry 32, 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:19,190
          GA Itinerant:23,963
          Air Taxi:4,062

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

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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