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CEF -  WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN
SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA
  

  VFR Current METAR
Reported by  KCEF, 04/23 17:56 UTC
VFR
 - few 25000
 - Visibility 10 Miles
 - Precipitation unknown
 - Winds calm
 - Temperature 18c, 64f
 - Dewpoint -8c, 18f
 - 30.43 inches mercury
Raw: 2018/04/23 17:56 KCEF 231756Z 00000KT 10SM FEW250 18/M08 A3043 RMK AO2A SLP312 T01761085 10180 20034 57017
  Location
Latitude/Longitude: 42° 11' 38.45" N / 72° 32' 05.22" W
42° 11.6408' N / 72° 32.0870' W
42.194014 / -72.534783
Elevation: 241
Magnetic Variation: 15W
Sectional: NEW YORK
Distance/Direction From City: 3 nautical miles NE of SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA
  Operations
Open to the Public: Yes
Control Tower: Unknown
Attendance Schedule: ALL YEAR, 0700-2300
Lighting Schedule: DUSK-2300
Segmented Circle: No
Landing Fee: Unknown
Unicom Frequency: 123.000
CTAF Frequency: 134.850
  General Info
Airport Type: Airport
Ownership Type: Military
Owner: USAF RESERVES
Owner Address: 439TH OSS/OSA 750 HANGAR AVE
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
413-557-2187
Manager: MICHAEL BOLTON
Manager Address: WESTOVER METROPOLITAN AIRPORT, 255 PADGETTE STREET
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
413-593-5543
Number of Based Aircraft: 47
Number of Annual Operations: 48222
  Services
Available Fuel: 100LL, Jet A
Airframe Repair: Unknown
Powerplant Repair: Unknown
Bottled Oxygen Availability: Unknown
Bulk Oxygen Availability: Unknown
  Runways
Runway 05/23
11597 x 301 feet
Asphalt , in Good condition
Edge Lighting: High intensity
05 23
True Alignment
Traffic Pattern Right Left
Threshold lat/lon 42° 10' 48.68" N / 72° 32' 43.86" W unknown
Threshold Crossing Height 72 64
Touchdown Elevation 237 241
ILS Localizer with glide slope ILS
Visual Glide Slope 4 light PAPI, left side 4 light PAPI, left side
Controlling Object none none
Runway Remarks none  - PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR (PAPI) UNUSABLE BYD 6 DEGREES RIGHT.
Runway 15/33
7082 x 150 feet
Asphalt , in Good condition
Edge Lighting: High intensity
15 33
True Alignment
Traffic Pattern Left Right
Threshold lat/lon unknown unknown
Threshold Crossing Height 76 75
Touchdown Elevation 241 240
ILS None None
Visual Glide Slope 4 light PAPI, left side 4 light PAPI, left side
Controlling Object none none
Runway Remarks none none
  Remarks
Show Raw FAA Text
 - THE CIVILIAN PORTION OF THE AIRPORT IS LEASED TO WESTOVER METRO DEV CORP, 255 PADGETTE STREET, CHICOPEE MA 01020.
 - CIVILIAN TRAINING LTD TO LOW APPROACHES ONLY.
 - EXPC DLA OR FULL STOP LANDING WHEN LCL OR TACTICAL TRAINING MISSIONS ARE IN PROG.
 - CTN:NON-STANDARD RUNWAY MARKINGS ON RUNWAY 15/33 WHICH HAS AN ASPHALT STRIP (3500'60') PAINTED ON EACH END. UNCTLD VEHICLES ON RAMPS & TAXIWAYS.
 - LTD MAINT UH1 AH1 OH6 CONTACT PATRIOT OPERATIONS 38.70 123.05 356.30. PRIOR PERMISSION REQUIRED FUEL & LTD TRANSITIONAL AIRCRAFT PARKING ARMY GUARD RAMP V589-3254 C413-557-3254.
 - NO PRACTICE APPROACH FOR JET AIRCRAFT 2200-2300; 0700-1200 SUN UNLESS APPROVED BY 4390G/DO ONLY.
 - CEF IS A JOINT-USE AFLD. IFR TAKEOFF & LANDING MIN AS PRESCRIBED BY USAF REG APPLY, CALL AIRPORT MANAGER AT C413-593-5543 FOR CLARIFICATION.
 - EXTENSIVE HANG GLIDER & GLIDER ACTIVITY IN THE MT. GREYLOCK AREA APPROXIMATELY 45 MILE(S) NW OF FIELD.
 - PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR (PAPI) ALL RUNWAY PRVDS PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP4 AIRCRAFT ONLY.
 - UNLIT OBSTRUCTION WEST SIDE RUNWAY 05 CLEAR ZONE, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD FACILITIES NO OBSTRUCTION LIGHT.
 - RUNWAY LOAD CAPACITY: RUNWAY 05/23 - ST-175; TDT-840.
 - LIGHT: PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR (PAPI) OFF DUR OPR HOUR PERIODS OF NO TRAFFIC.
 - JASU: (A/M32A-86) 2(MA-1A) 2(MC-1A) 3(LASS)
 - FUEL: OPR 1100-0300Z++ WKD; 1100-1900Z++ WKEND, EXC HOLIDAYS. J8(MILITARY) (NC-100LL, A)
 - FLUID: SP PRESAIR DE-ICE (NOT AVAILABLE FOR FROST/SNOW REMOVAL EXC AFRC/AMC MSN.) LHOX LOX LHNIT
 - OIL: O-148-156
 - TRANSITIONAL ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ SUN-SAT EXC HOLIDAYS.
 - SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY AIRPORT RMK.
 - RESTRICTED: PRIOR PERMISSION REQUIRED DSN 589-2951, C413-557-2951, FAX EXTN 2156. AMC, AMC-GAINED AND AFRC AIRCRAFT OPR RESTRICTED DUR BIRD WATCH CONDITION MODERATE (TAKEOFF OR LANDING PERMS ONLY WHEN DEPARTURE/ARR ROUTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT, NO LCL TRAFFIC PATTERN ACT) AND SEVERE (TAKEOFF AND LANDING PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CONTACT PTD/ATIS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH CONDITION CODE.
 - RESTRICTED: CONT OPR BY NON-AFRC MILITARY OR CIV AIRCRAFT DUR BIRD WATCH CONDITION SEVERE OR MODERATE ARE AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION AND WILL BE STRONGLY ADVS TO DISCONTINUE OPR.
 - HVY VFR TRAFFIC BELOW 10,000' ALONG RIVER & HWY 5 NAUTICAL MILES SW OF AFLD.
 - CAUTION: VEH TRAFFIC ON SIERRA TAXIWAY UNCTLD BY TOWER. VMC DEPARTURE AIRCRAFT REMAIN AT OR BLW 1000' TIL PAST DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FR VFR OVERHEAD AND CLOSED PATTERN TRAFFIC. STROBE LIGHT LOCATED ATOP STACKS 4000' LEFT RUNWAY 23 THRESHOLD; OCCASIONAL STEAM CLOUD. UNCTL VEH TRAFFIC ON RAMPS AND TAXIWAY.
 - CAUTION: LIGHT AIRCRAFT TRAFFIC, HANG GLIDER OPR AND HOT AIR BALLOON ACT ALONG RIVER W AND NW OF AIRPORT. EXTV HANG GLIDER AND GLIDER IN THE MT GREYLOCK AREA APRX 45 NAUTICAL MILES NW OF AFLD. BIRD HAZ. UNLIGHTED OBST E SIDE RUNWAY 23 CLEAR ZONE; 10 PWR LINE POLES 36.3' AGL. UNLIGHTED OBST W SIDE RUNWAY 05 CLEAR ZONE; ARNG FAC UNLIGHTED.
 - NS ABTMT: NO PRACTICE APPROACH FOR TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT 0300-0400Z++, 1200-1700Z++ SUN UNLESS APV BY 439 OG/DO ONLY.
 - CSTMS/AG/IMG: AVAILABLE THRU BASE OPERATIONS 24 HOUR PRIOR COORD REQUIRED, DSN 589-2917/2951. CONTACT PTD 2 HOUR PRIOR TO LANDING VIA DRCT A/G COM OR FONE PATCH.
 - MISC: RUNWAY 05-23 1000' OVRN BOTH ENDS OF RUNWAY.
 - MISC: ADVS TOWER OF DRAG CHUTE DEPLOYMENT PRIOR TO LANDING. CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1200-0400Z++, OT CLASS E. TRANSITIONAL AIRCREWS CONTACT BASE OPERATIONS 30 MIN PRIOR TO LANDING WITH INTENTIONS. BASE OPERATIONS DOES NOT HAVECOMSEC AVAILABLE FOR TRANSITIONAL AIRCREWS.
 - MISC: TRANSITIONAL AIRCREWS SHOULD PLAN TO ARR WITH APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF COMSEC TO COMPLETE MSN. FIRST 1000' EA END RUNWAY 05-23 CONCRETE AND MID 9600' IS POROUS FRICTION SURFACE.
 - MISC: NO U-DRIVE VEHICLES AVAILABLE, CONTACT TRANSPORTATION FOR ALL REQUESTS DSN 589-3855.
 - NO TRANSIENT C5 AIRCRAFT ARRIVALS AUTHORIZED UNLESS APPROVED BY 439TH OG/CC DSN 589-2204.
 - RESTRICTED: COMPASS ROSE CLOSED TO NIGHT OPR FOR ALL AIRCRAFT- AREA NOT LIGHTED.
 - RUNWAY LOAD CAPACITY: RUNWAY 15/33 - TDT-630.
 - CAUTION: POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING AFTER ANY PRECEPTATION. PONDING AT INTERSECTION RUNWAYS 05/23 & 15/23 MEASURED IN 1/10TH INCHES. SEE NOTAMS FOR KCEF.
 - RESTRICTED: CIRCLING TO RUNWAY 05 NOT ALLOWED DUE TO NOISE ABATEMENT RESTRICTIONS UNLESS APPROVED BY 439 OG/CC.
 - RESTRICTED: SIERRA TAXIWAY CLOSED AT INTERSECTION OF NOVEMBER TAXIWAY.
 - BASE OPERATIONS AUTOVON 589-2815.
 - THE AIRPORT MANAGER FOR CIVIL OPERATIONS IS MICHAEL BOLTON, 413-593-5543.
 - 255 PAGETTE STREET.
 - 1000 FT OVRN BOTH ENDS OF RUNWAY.
 - PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR (PAPI) UNUSABLE BYD 6 DEGREES RIGHT.
 - CLEAR SIDE IS SPLIT. DAYLGT TURNED ON WHEN A/D IS IFR.
 - AFLD LIGHTS AVAILABLE ONLY DUR OPERATING HOURS.
 - TRAFFIC PATTERN: RECTANGULAR LIGHT AIRCRAFT 1000'; LARGE AIRCRAFT 2000'; OVERHEAD 2500'.
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