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Directions to 79N Gliderport

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Location

Latitude: 
40-53-02.2150N (40.883949)
Longitude: 
077-54-26.0120W (-77.907226)
Elevation: 
815.0 feet MSL (248 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.8 W (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
2 N.M. SW of Unionville, Pennsylvania
Found On: 
Detroit Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Gliderport
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
MAR-NOV/ALL/0900-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZNY (New York)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1815 feet (553 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
AOO
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  4
Gliders:  30

Annual Operations (as of 06/07/2017)

Total Operations:  18000
GA Local:  11500 63.9%
GA Itinerant:  6500 36.1%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Privately owned: 
    THOMAS KNAUFF/DORIS GROVE
    3523 S. EAGLE VALLEY RD
    JULIAN, PA 16844
    814-355-2483
    KNAUFF & GROVE, INC
    3523 S. EAGLE VALLEY RD
    JULIAN, PA 16844
    814-355-2483

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    Area Code: 814

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
    Keystone Gliderport
      
    Unicom 123.3 355-2483 100LL
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Altoona(AOO)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       

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    Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

    Unionville - Ridge Soaring (79N) Gliderport Terminal Map

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    79N Gliderport Sectional

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    79N Gliderport Diagram


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    METAR / TAF Weather

    METAR

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 79N

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    3.4 University Park Airport
    (SCE KUNV UNV)
    126 137 100LL, Jet A
    4.1 Bellefonte Airport
    (N96)
    88 99 100LL, Jet A
    8.2 Mid-State Airport
    (PSB KPSB PSB)
    270 281 100LL, Jet A
    12.1 Centre Airpark Airport
    (N16)
    110 121 100LL
    13.8 Penns Cave Airport
    (N74)
    88 99 100LL
    17.8 Mifflin County Airport
    (RED KRVL RVL)
    134 145 100LL, Jet A
    25.1 Clearfield-Lawrence Airport
    (KFIG FIG)
    293 304 100LL, Jet A
    26.7 William T Piper Memorial Airport
    (LHV KLHV LHV)
    55 66 100LL, Jet A
    38.4 Blue Knob Valley Airport
    (7G4)
    220 230 100LL
    40.0 Altoona-Blair County Airport
    (AOO KAOO AOO)
    208 218 100LL, Jet A
    46.9 Ebensburg Airport
    (9G8)
    237 247 100LL
    47.5 Penn Valley Airport
    (SEG KSEG SEG)
    94 105 100LL, Jet A
    48.2 Dubois Regional Airport
    (DUJ KDUJ DUJ)
    291 301 100LL, Jet A
    49.5 Williamsport Regional Airport
    (IPT KIPT IPT)
    63 74 100LL, Jet A
    53.5 Carlisle Airport
    (N94)
    141 152 100LL, Jet A
    54.3 John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria Co Airport
    (JST KJST JST)
    231 241 100LL, Jet A
    55.6 Wellsboro Johnston Airport
    (N38)
    24 35 100LL, Jet A
    57.4 Danville Airport
    (8N8)
    85 97 100LL
    62.6 Capital City Airport
    (HAR KCXY CXY)
    129 140 100LL, Jet A
    64.3 Bradford Regional Airport
    (BFD KBFD BFD)
    329 340 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL 79N NOTAMs

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    NOTAMS within
    NM of 79N

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    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
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    Ratings & Reviews

    Ridge Soaring Gliderport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Ridge Soaring Gliderport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 1.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Runways

    79N Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 07/25 is 3322 ft (1013 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    79N Airport Runway Details



    Runway 07/25  3322 ft x 150 ft (1013 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt/Turf/F -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 07

    Runway 25

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    725 470
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Remarks

    A110-1 DRAINAGE DITCH OBSTRUCTS TURF LNDG SFC 1738 FT INBD FROM RWY 25 N & S SIDE, MARKED WITH RED/YELLOW CONES.
    A110-4 RWY 07/25 CNTRLN RUNS ALONG S EDGE OF PAVED STRIP.
    A42-07 END AND SIDES MKD WITH YELLOW/RED CONES. DISP THRHLD MARKED WITH ORANGE CONES.
    A42-25 END AND SIDES MKD WITH YELLOW/RED CONES. DISP THRHLD MARKED WITH ORANGE CONES.
    A57-07 APCH SLOPE 21:1 TO DSPLCD THR
    A57-25 APCH SLOPE 19:1 TO DSPLCD THLD
    A82 COMMUNICATION WITH ARPT AVBL ON 123.3 AVIATION INSTRUCTIONAL FREQ.
    E161-07 RWY 07 DSPLCD THLD AT 1030 FT.
    E161-25 RWY 25 DSPLCD THLD AT 550 FT.

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    Yes
    Parking: 
    Hangars available

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