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Nantucket Memorial Airport

Nantucket, MA

Phone: 508-325-5300
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, subject to seasonal adjustmentTower Hrs: 0600-2200 MAY 15-SEP 30; 0600-2100 OCT 1-MAY 14
Elevation:47 ft (14.3 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Nantucket
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:06/24, 12/30, 15/33
Longest paved runway: 6303 ft
Fees:Landing, Parking, Hangar, Ramp
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.10  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.30  (full serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:6303 x 150ft. / 1921.2 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0624.6ft. MSL
61° mag
45° true
0.4% up
precisioncenterline: Centerline Lights are present
runway visual range: Touchdown, Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Sequenced Flashers
537' Disp Threshold
2446.6ft. MSL
241° mag
225° true
0.4% down
precisionrunway visual value: RVV is present
end touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
runway visual range: Midfield, Rollout
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
approach: SSALR
ILS/DMESsalr Unmonitored When Twr Clsd

Runway 12/30

Dimensions:2696 x 50ft. / 821.7 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1234.5ft. MSL
123° mag
107° true
0.1% up
basicNo Data
3038.1ft. MSL
303° mag
287° true
0.1% down
basicNo Data

Runway 15/33

Dimensions:4500 x 100ft. / 1371.6 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 60000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1545.0ft. MSL
151° mag
135° true
0.1% down
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
Building, 280 ft Left of center, 30 ft high, 800 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
3340.4ft. MSL
331° mag
315° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Desert & Island Air Charter
    Nantucket, MA
    Nantucket Flying Association
      Nantucket, MA
      Ocean Wings Air Charter
        Nantucket, MA
        Town of Nantucket
        • $5.10
        • $4.30
        On field: SW
        UNICOM: 122.95
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        Services at this airport:

        Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
        Transportation: Limousine, Van, Public, Shuttle Bus
        Rental Cars: 
        Nantucket Windmill Auto Rental  

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        Operations & More Information

        Lat/Long:N41 15.1785' / W70 3.5947'
        Charts:NACO: New York Sectional
        Mag Var:16W (1995)
        ARTCC:Boston (ZBW)
        FSS:Bridgeport (BDR)
        NOTAM Facility:ACK
        Approach/Departure Control FacilityFMH
        Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 848 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1547 MSL
        Wind Indicator:Lighted
        Seg. Circle:Yes
        Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
        • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
        • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 7 secs
        • low intensity: 3 clicks in 7 secs
        When ATCT Clsd Actvt MALSF Ry 06; Ssalr Ry 24; HIRL Ry 06/24; MIRL Ry 15/33 & PAPI Ry 24 & Twy Lgts - CTAF. PAPI Rys 06 & 33 Ops 24 Hrs

        Aircraft & Activity

        Based GA Aircraft

        Single Engine:17
        Multi Engine:3

        Airport Activity

        GA Local:178
        GA Itinerant:34,142
        Air Taxi:83,413

        (12-month period ending on 4/30/2015)

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        Contact Addresses

        Owner:Airport Manager:
        Town of NantucketThomas M. Rafter
        Selectman'S Office14 Airport Road
        Nantucket, MA 02554Nantucket, MA 02554