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Altoona-Blair County Airport

Altoona, PA

Phone: 814-793-2027
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:1,503 ft (458.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:12.00 mi. S of Altoona
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:03/21, 12/30
Longest paved runway: 5465 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Parking
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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.75  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.00  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.40  (full serve service)

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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:5465 x 100ft. / 1665.7 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 16000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
031503.4ft. MSL
26° mag
16° true
0.6% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 507 ft Left of center, 42 ft high, 878 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
211469.3ft. MSL
206° mag
196° true
0.6% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
ILSTrees, 672 ft Right of center, 67 ft high, 1,954 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope

Runway 12/30

Dimensions:3668 x 75ft. / 1118.0 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 11500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
121472.8ft. MSL
118° mag
108° true
0.2% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
301481.5ft. MSL
298° mag
288° true
0.2% down
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Tree, 103 ft Right of center, 34 ft high, 733 ft from end, 15:1 clearance slope
Has + 4 Ft Gnd 20 Ft Fm Ry End 215 Ft Right

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Horseshoe Aviation
    IG Flight Services
    • Maintenance
    • $5.00
    • $4.75
    • $4.40
    On field: N
    UNICOM: 123.0
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Limousine, Public
    Rental Cars: 
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    Operations: Ultralight

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N40 17.7817' / W78 19.2017'
    Charts:NACO: Detroit Sectional
    Mag Var:10W (2005)
    ARTCC:Cleveland (ZOB)
    FSS:Altoona (AOO)
    NOTAM Facility:AOO
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityJST
    Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 6 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 4 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 2 secs
    HIRL Ry 03/21 & MIRL Ry 12/30 Preset Low Intst, Incr Intst & Actvt PAPI Rys 12, 30, 03 & 21, MALSR Ry 21 & REIL Rys 03, 12, & 30 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:33
    Multi Engine:6

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:4,500
    GA Itinerant:14,000
    Air Taxi:5,150

    (12-month period ending on 11/22/2015)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Blair County Airport AuthorityTracy Plessinger
    310 Airport Drive, Suite 6310 Airport Drive, Suite 6
    Martinsburg, PA 16662Martinsburg, PA 16662
    (814) 793-2027 (Office) 814-793-2027 (Office)