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Essex County Airport

Caldwell, NJ

Phone: 973-227-4567
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2300
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2300
Elevation:172 ft (52.4 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. N of Caldwell
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:04/22, 10/28
Longest paved runway: 4552 ft
Fees:Landing, Tiedown, Hangar, Ramp
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.64  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.41  (full serve service)

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Runway 04/22

Dimensions:4552 x 80ft. / 1387.4 x 24.4mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
04171.9ft. MSL
43° mag
30° true
basicNo Data375' Disp Threshold
Tree, 137 ft Left of center, 45 ft high, 220 ft from end
Apch Ratio 13:1 to Dsplcd Thld
22171.9ft. MSL
223° mag
210° true
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
134' Disp Threshold
LOCALIZERTrees, 245 ft Both-Sides of center, 90 ft high, 400 ft from end, 2:1 clearance slope
6 Ft Fence, 200 Ft Fm Ry End, Across Cntrln Apch Ratio 6:1 to Dsplcd Thld Ry 22 PAPI Unusable Byd 5 Degrees Right of Centerline Due to Obstruction

Runway 10/28

Dimensions:3719 x 75ft. / 1133.6 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
10168.5ft. MSL
96° mag
83° true
0.1% up
basicNo Data180' Disp Threshold
Tree, Both-Sides, 39 ft high, 264 ft from end, 1:1 clearance slope
Ry 10 Apch Slope 11:1 to Dsplcd Thld
28172.1ft. MSL
276° mag
263° true
0.1% down
basicNo Data822' Disp Threshold
Tree, 123 ft Left of center, 46 ft high, 423 ft from end, 4:1 clearance slope
6 Ft Fence, 195 Ft Fm Ry End, 120 Ft Lt of Cntrln Ry 28 Apch Ratio 28:1 to Dsplcd Thld

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Air Bound Aviation
  • $5.64
  • $5.41
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On field: NE
ARINC: 130.55973-575-1833
Air Fleet Training
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On field: NE
C & W Aero Services
  • Maintenance
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On field: E
Century Air Flight School
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On field: CTR
Eagle Flight Squadron
    East Orange, NJ
    Fischer Aviation
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    On field: E
    JD Aero
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    Newark, NJ
    Paramus Flying Club
      Fairfield, NJ
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      Services at this airport:

      Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
      Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
      Transportation: Van, Public, Limousine, Courtesy Car, Crew Car
      Rental Cars: 
      EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

      Operations: Helicopter

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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N40 52.5133' / W74 16.8817'
      Charts:NACO: New York Sectional
      Mag Var:13W (1985)
      ARTCC:New York (ZNY)
      FSS:Millville (MIV)
      NOTAM Facility:CDW
      Approach/Departure Control FacilityN90
      Pattern Altitude:
      Tpa for Large & Turbojet Acft 1527 Ft Agl; Tpa for Light Acft 1027 Ft AGL
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:No
      Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
      • high intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
      • medium intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
      When ATCT Clsd, MIRL Ry 10/28 and HIRL Ry 04/22 Preset Medium Intst. REIL Ry 22 Avbl High Intst Only. Actvt HIRL Ry 04/22 & REIL Ry 22 - CTAF Airport Beacon Located on Top of Control Tower

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:184
      Multi Engine:37

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:29,899
      GA Itinerant:43,728
      Air Taxi:1,750

      (12-month period ending on 11/30/2016)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      Essex County Improvement AuthorityTom Gomez
      27 Wright Way27 Wright Way
      Fairfield, NJ 07004Fairfield, NJ 07004
      973-575-0952 (Office) 973-227-4567 (Office)