Sunday 16 December 2018
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Location

Latitude: 
33-05-07.1760N (33.085327)
Longitude: 
112-09-39.5260W (-112.160979)
Elevation: 
1273.0 feet MSL (388 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.3 E (as of December 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
6 N.M. W of Maricopa, Arizona
Found On: 
Phoenix Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Gliderport
Activation Date: 
03/1969
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/1100-DUSK
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAB (Albuquerque)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
2273 feet (693 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PRC
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  2
Gliders:  48

Annual Operations (as of 04/21/2018)

Total Operations:  21608
GA Local:  21608 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Privately owned: 
    JASON STEPHENS
    PO BOX 858
    MARICOPA, AZ 85239
    520-568-2318
    ARIZONA SOARING INC
    PO BOX 858
    MARICOPA, AZ 85139
    520-568-2318

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    Area Code: 520

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    Flight Service Stations

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

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    Maps

    Maricopa - Estrella Sailport (E68) Gliderport Terminal Map

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    E68 Gliderport Sectional

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    METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near E68

    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
    17.8 Stellar Airpark Airport
    (P19)
    43 33 100LL
    20.7 Chandler Municipal Airport
    (KCHD CHD)
    57 47 100LL, Jet A
    21.3 Casa Grande Municipal Airport
    (CGZ KCGZ CGZ)
    111 101 100LL, Jet A+
    22.2 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
    (PHX KPHX PHX)
    19 9 100LL, Jet A
    23.0 Phoenix Goodyear Airport
    (GYR KGYR GYR)
    332 322 100LL, Jet A
    26.9 Gila Bend Municipal Airport
    (E63)
    253 243 100LL
    27.3 Glendale Municipal Airport
    (KGEU GEU)
    345 335 100LL, Jet A-1+
    28.7 Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
    (AZA KIWA IWA)
    62 52 100LL, Jet A
    31.3 Falcon Field Airport
    (MSC KFFZ FFZ)
    43 33 100LL, Jet A-1+
    33.1 Buckeye Municipal Airport
    (BXK KBXK BXK)
    307 297 100LL
    33.4 Eloy Municipal Airport
    (E60)
    119 109 100LL, Jet A
    34.6 Scottsdale Airport
    (SCF KSDL SDL)
    21 11 100LL, Jet A-1+
    36.4 Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
    (DVT KDVT DVT)
    6 356 100LL, Jet A
    38.0 Coolidge Municipal Airport
    (P08)
    103 93 100LL, Jet A
    54.5 Pinal Airpark Airport
    (MZJ KMZJ MZJ)
    129 119 100LL, Jet A
    61.9 Wickenburg Municipal Airport
    (E25)
    329 318 100LL, Jet A-1+
    62.5 Marana Regional Airport
    (AVW KAVQ AVQ)
    130 120 100LL, Jet A
    75.4 Ryan Field Airport
    (KRYN RYN)
    138 128 100LL, Jet A
    76.7 San Carlos Apache Airport
    (P13)
    77 67 100LL, Jet A
    80.9 San Manuel Airport
    (E77)
    109 99 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL E68 NOTAMs

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    NOTAMS within
    NM of E68

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

    Estrella Sailport Gliderport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Estrella Sailport Gliderport
    • 4.3/5 (4 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 4.3/5 (4 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 4.0/5 (4 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 4.0/5 (4 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 4.0/5 (4 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Remarks

    A110-1 OBSTRNS MTNS SW, NW & N. 1 FT BERM & - 1 FT DITCH N OF RWY 06L/24R.
    A110-10 ARPT CLSD AT NIGHT.
    A110-11 FOR CD CTC PHOENIX APCH AT 602-306-2565.
    A110-2 POWER ACFT PAT IS SOUTH OF RWYS; GLIDER PAT IS NORTH OF RWYS.
    A110-3 POWERED ACFT ARE REQD TO USE RWY NOT IN USE BY GLIDERS.
    A110-5 AN AEROBATIC BOX IS ACTIVE FM 0900-1800; ONE SQUARE MILE AROUND THE PXR194023.
    A110-6 HEAVY NO-RADIO ACTIVITY.
    A110-7 PAVED RWY FOR TKOFF ONLY.
    A110-8 POWERED ACFT BE ALERT FOR HEAVY GLIDER TFC OPER WITHOUT COMM WITHIN 5 NM OF ESTRELLA SAILPORT.
    A110-9 ALL ACFT PPR DUE TO HEAVY GLIDER ACTIVITY CTC 520-568-2318.
    A58-06R RWY 07 IS IN PRIMARY SURFACE AT 85 FEET LEFT OF CENTERLINE FOR THE ENTIRE LENGTH. 4 FOOT BRUSH 117 FEET LEFT AND 0 FEET FROM EOR.
    A58-24L RWY 25 IS IN PRIMARY SURFACE 85 FEET RIGHT OF CENTERLINE. 5 FOOT BRUSH 40 FEET LEFT AND 0 FEET FROM EOR.
    A76 GLIDER SERVICES ONLY.
    E100 FREQ 123.3 AVBL FOR COMM BTN GLIDER AND TOW ACFT.

    Runways

    E68 Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 06C/24C
    06L/24R
    06R/24L
    07/25
    Longest Runway: 07/25 is 3740 ft (1140 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    E68 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 06C/24C  1995 ft x 25 ft (608 m x 8 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Dirt - Fair condition -
    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 06C

    Runway 24C

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    None None
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BRUSH BRUSH
    Object Height: 
    8 23
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    15 100
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    92 ft. right of centerline 75 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    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

    Runway 06L/24R  1910 ft x 25 ft (582 m x 8 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Dirt - Fair condition -
    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 06L

    Runway 24R

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    None None
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREE
    Object Height: 
    10 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    90 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    92 ft. right of centerline 75 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    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

    Runway 06R/24L  2520 ft x 30 ft (768 m x 9 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Dirt - Fair condition -
    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 06R

    Runway 24L

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    33-05-02.9600N 33-05-09.8300N
    Longitude: 
    112-09-55.6600W 112-09-27.1800W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    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: 
    92 ft. right of centerline 75 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    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

    Runway 07/25  3740 ft x 20 ft (1140 m x 6 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Dirt - Fair condition -
    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: 
    BRUSH BRUSH
    Object Height: 
    10 6
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    256 105
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    92 ft. right of centerline 75 ft. right of centerline
    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: 
    0 0
    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

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available
    Other Services: 
    Fuel for emergency only

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