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Westover ARB/Metro Airport

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Springfield/Chicopee Weather (°F)

KCEF (0.6 NM at True Heading of 46)
METAR: KCEF 230856Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM SCT014 SCT035 OVC070 22/20 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP170 T02150198 57008
TAF: TAF KCEF 230200Z 2302/2408 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH SCT014 BKN045 QNH3003INS TEMPO 2302/2306 BKN014 BKN045 BECMG 2305/2306 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH OVC015 QNH3002INS BECMG 2306/2307 15008KT 6000 BR VCSH OVC008 QNH3000INS BECMG 2312/2313 15010G15KT 9999 VCSH FEW009 OVC012 510003 QNH3000INS BECMG 2314/2315 16012G18KT 9999 VCSH FEW016 BKN024 OVC035 510104 QNH2994INS TEMPO 2316/2323 16015G25KT 510005 BECMG 2322/2323 13009KT 9999 VCSH SCT009 BKN015 QNH2993INS TX24/2318Z TN21/2309Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2303 NEXT 2311

Location

Latitude: 
42-11-38.4539N (42.194015)
Longitude: 
072-32-05.2235W (-72.534784)
Elevation: 
241.2 feet MSL (74 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.7 W (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. NE of Springfield/Chicopee, Massachusetts
Found On: 
New York Chart
FAA Region: 
ANE

Contacts

Manager: 
Air Force owned: 
ANDY WIDOR
WESTOVER METROPOLITAN AIRPORT, 255 PADGETTE STREET
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
413-593-5543
USAF RESERVES
439TH OSS/OSA 750 HANGAR AVE
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
413-557-2187

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1942
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0900-2300
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZBW (Boston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZBW (Boston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
Split-White-Green (Lighted Military Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1241 feet (378 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
CEF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
Yes
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class IV
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Not Scheduled
Certification Date: 09/1981

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  11
Multi Engine:  5
Jet Engine:  4
GA Helicopters:  1
Gliders:  2
Military Aircraft:  16

Annual Operations (as of 10/31/2017)

Total Operations:  16213
Commercial:  538 3.3%
GA Local:  4000 24.7%
GA Itinerant:  1248 7.7%
Military Aircraft:  10427 64.3%

Communications

CTAF:  134.850
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  WESTOVER
134.85
348.75
Hrs: 0700-2300
Ground:  118.35
275.8
Approach:  YANKEE
125.35
Departure:  YANKEE
125.35
ATIS:  127.525
Hrs: 0700-2300
PTD:  372.2
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0
COMD POST:  252.1 ;439 AW
PMSV METRO:  274.75

  • (ATIS DESCRIPTION) NO NOTAM MP: 1400-1600Z++THU.
  • ATCT OPERS EXTENSIONS/IRREGULAR HOURS BY NOTAM.
  • COMMAND POST/439 AW NAME CASINO ROYALE.
  • NGT OBSTN LTD DUE TO HI INTST SECURITY LGT. AFLD WX IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19. AUTOMATED OBS ARE QUALITY CTLD FOR ACCURACY DURING ATC CONTROLLED FLYING HRS.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 413

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Metro Air Service
   Website           Email
413-593-5543
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 09/09/21 to 0901Z 10/07/21.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD (Military) AIRPORT DIAGRAM NE-1
IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC RWY 05 NE-1
IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC RWY 23 NE-1
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 NE-1
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 NE-1
IAP (Military) TACAN RWY 05 NE-1
IAP (Military) TACAN RWY 23 NE-1
MIN (Military) TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-1
STAR (Military) DEER PARK THREE NE-1
STAR (Military) STELA ONE NE-1
STAR (Military) STELA ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near CEF

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
8.3 Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport
(BAF KBAF BAF)
255 269 100LL, Jet A
8.7 Northampton Airport
(7B2)
337 351 100LL
16.0 Skylark Airpark Airport
(7B6)
186 200 100LL
16.5 Ellington Airport
(7B9)
167 181 100LL
16.7 Bradley International Airport
(BDL KBDL BDL)
203 217 100LL, Jet A
19.9 Simsbury Airport
(4B9)
212 226 100LL
20.4 Tanner-Hiller Airport
(8B5)
61 75 100LL, Mogas
22.8 Southbridge Municipal Airport
(3B0)
104 118 100LL
23.9 Turners Falls Airport
(0B5)
1 15 100LL
25.1 Orange Municipal Airport
(KORE ORE)
25 39 100LL, Jet A
27.9 Hartford-Brainard Airport
(HFD KHFD HFD)
190 204 100LL, Jet A
29.6 Worcester Regional Airport
(ORH KORH ORH)
81 95 100LL, Jet A
31.3 Windham Airport
(KIJD IJD)
149 163 100LL, Jet A+
33.7 Robertson Field Airport
(4B8)
206 219 100LL, Jet A
35.7 Sterling Airport
(3B3)
66 80 100LL
36.1 Danielson Airport
(KLZD LZD)
128 142 100LL
36.4 Pittsfield Municipal Airport
(PSF KPSF PSF)
292 305 100LL, Jet A
38.6 Walter J Koladza Airport
(GBR KGBR GBR)
269 282 100LL
40.6 Fitchburg Municipal Airport
(KFIT FIT)
57 71 100LL, Jet A
43.2 Meriden Markham Municipal Airport
(KMMK MMK)
197 210 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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Remarks

A11 THE CIVILIAN PORTION OF THE ARPT (TWY A, P & S) IS OWNED BY WESTOVER METRO DEV CORP, 255 PADGETTE STREET, CHICOPEE MA 01020.
A110-1 CIVILIAN TRNG LTD TO LOW APCHS ONLY.
A110-2 CEF IS A JOINT-USE AFLD. IFR TKOF & LANDING MIN AS PRESCRIBED BY USAF REG APPLY, CALL ARPT MGR AT C413-593-5543 FOR CLARIFICATION.
A110-22 PAPI ALL RWYS PRVD PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP4 ACFT ONLY.
A110-30 LGT: PAPI OFF DUR OPR HR PERIODS OF NO TFC.
A110-37 RSTD: AFT HRS DEP/ARR 24 HR PPR NOTICE 413-593-5543.
A110-4 HVY VFR TFC BELOW 10,000 FT ALONG RIVER & HWY 5 NM SW OF AFLD.
A110-40 CAUTION: VMC DEP ACFT REMAIN AT OR BLW 1000 FT TIL PAST DEP END OF RWY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FM VFR OVERHEAD & CLSD PAT TFC. STROBE LGT LCTD ATOP STACKS 4000 FT LEFT RWY 23 THR; OCCASIONAL STEAM CLOUD. UNCTLD VEH TFC ON RAMPS & TWY.
A110-41 CAUTION: LGT ACFT TFC, HANG GLIDER OPR AND HOT AIR BALLOON ACT ALONG RIVER W AND NW OF ARPT. EXTV HANG GLIDER & GLIDER IN THE MT GREYLOCK AREA APRX 45 NM NW OF AFLD. UNLGTD OBST W SIDE RWY 05 CLEAR ZONE.
A110-43 CUST: PILOT MUST ARNG CUST 860-292-1314.
A110-58 CAUTION: POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING AFTER ANY PRECIPITATION. PONDING AT INT RY 05/23 & 15/33 MEASURED IN 1/10TH INCHES; SEE NOTAMS FOR KCEF.
A110-64 MILITARY: RSTD: CIV PILOTS ARE REMINDED TO CHECK MIL NOTAMS BY VISITING THE FEDERAL NOTAM SYSTEM (FNS) WEBSITE (HTTPS://NOTAMS.AIM.FAA.GOV/NOTAMSEARCH/) OR CONTACTING FLIGHT SERVICE.
A110-67 TRANS ALERT: FLEET SVC FOR TRAN ACFT UNAVBL WKEND AND M-F 2030-0400Z++ WITHOUT PRIOR APVL FR AMOPS DSN 589-2951.
A110-69 CAUTION: EASTSIDE PAD 19, PAD 33 AND TWY L DO NOT HAVE PAVED SHOULDERS.
A110-72 WHEN ATCT CLSD, FOR CD CTC BRADLEY APCH 860-386-3580.
A110-74 MILITARY: ACFT ON A JA/ATT, JCS, TACTICAL EXER, MIL CHTR MISSION CTC 439 LRS/LGRDX DSN 589-3318/3125 TO COORD SUPPORT RQMNTS. LGRDX WILL ARNG ALL RQRD SUPPORT. SAAM MISSIONS CDN WILL BE MADE WITH AIRFIELD MGR DSN 589-2944.
A110-75 PCL ONLY AUTH FOR CIV ACFT WITH 5 HR PPR TO METRO FBO.
A110-76 RWY 15 WIND DATA EST AVBL AT ALL TIMES.
A14 AMGR FOR CIVIL OPS, T.HANNA@WESTOVERAIRPORT.COM.
A31-05/23 1000 FT OVRN BOTH ENDS OF RWY.
A43-23 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEGS RIGHT.
A47-15 NO RVR AVBL.
A49-05 ALSF-1 SFL PORTION OTS UFN.
A80 CLEAR SIDE IS SPLIT. DALGT TURNED ON WHEN AIRFIELD IS IFR.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT PAPI RWY 15 & 33; HIRL RWY 15/33 - CTAF.
A81-BCN DUSK-2300. AIRFIELD LGTS NOT AVBL 2300-0700 HRS.
E147 RECTANGULAR TFC PAT: 1000 FT AGL LGT ACFT, 2000 FT AGL LRG/HVY ACFT; OVHD: 2500 FT AGL.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
15/33
Longest Runway: 05/23 is 11598 ft (3535 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05, 23

CEF Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  11598 ft x 301 ft (3535 m x 92 m)
Runway Length Source:  MILITARY as of 07/10/2003
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class:  37 /F/A/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High 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 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
234.1 241.1
Latitude: 
42-10-38.8680N 42-12-13.6300N
Longitude: 
072-32-52.8250W 072-31-26.2390W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
034 214
ILS Type: 
ILS ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown Touchdown
Approach Light System: 
Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. I Config. Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. I Config.
REIL: 
No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
72 64
Threshold Elevation: 
236.0
Displaced Threshold: 
1202
Threshold Latitude: 
42-10-48.6870N

Threshold Longitude: 

072-32-43.8610W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

Runway 15/33  7082 ft x 150 ft (2159 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  MILITARY as of 08/07/2003
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class:  21 /R/C/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High 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 15

Runway 33

Elevation: 
240.9 239.9
Latitude: 
42-12-23.1740N 42-11-33.7090N
Longitude: 
072-32-31.4360W 072-31-24.8990W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
135 315
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
77 75
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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