Massena International-Richards Field Airport

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Massena Weather (°F)

KMSS (0.2 NM at True Heading of 212)
METAR: KMSS 231053Z AUTO 29008G16KT 10SM OVC032 06/01 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP168 T00610011
TAF: KMSS 230524Z 2306/2406 31010G17KT P6SM BKN050 FM231300 31011KT P6SM BKN026 FM231700 31012KT P6SM BKN035 FM240500 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250

Location

Latitude: 
44-56-10.4680N (44.936241)
Longitude: 
074-50-42.4310W (-74.84512)
Elevation: 
221.4 feet MSL (67 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.2 W (as of September 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. E of Massena, New York
Found On: 
Montreal Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
FRANK DIAGOSTINO
90 AVIATION ROAD
MASSENA, NY 13662
315-769-7605
TOWN OF MASSENA
MAIN ST - TOWN HALL
MASSENA, NY 13662
315-769-3588

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/0730-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZBW (Boston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZBW (Boston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1221 feet (372 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MSS
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
Yes
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class II
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 01/1976

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  5

Annual Operations (as of 04/30/2021)

Total Operations:  9190
Air Taxi:  2190 23.8%
GA Local:  1500 16.3%
GA Itinerant:  4600 50.1%
Military Aircraft:  900 9.8%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
ASOS:  128.075 (315-764-0481)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 135.25/377.1 (TURIN RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 315

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Town of Massena
  
Unicom 123.0 769-7605 100LL, Jet A
Avfuel aviation fuel
Avfuel
100LL - 2.30 USD per gallon
on 9/23/01
Trucks
$0.05/gal discount for cash
Avfuel aviation fuel
Avfuel
Jet A - 2.40 USD per gallon
on 9/23/01
Trucks
Volume discounts
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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 10/06/22 to 0901Z 11/03/22.

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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
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05 NE-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 NE-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 NE-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 NE-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 NE-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near MSS

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
22.5 Malone-Dufort Airport
(KMAL MAL)
102 115 100LL
30.4 Ogdensburg International Airport
(OGS KOGS OGS)
240 253 100LL, Jet A
41.9 Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
(YOW CYOW CYOW)
303 316 100LL 1.09/litre $cdn
42.9 Adirondack Regional Airport
(SLK KSLK SLK)
140 153 100LL, Jet A
55.2 Lake Placid Airport
(LKP KLKP LKP)
136 150 100LL, Jet A
60.5 Long Lake /Helms Seaplane Base
(NY9)
162 175 100LL
70.4 Arnprior Airport Airport
(CNP3)
294 307 100LL, Jet A-1
75.8 Watertown International Airport
(ART KART ART)
221 233 100LL, Jet A
77.3 Burlington International Airport
(BTV KBTV BTV)
110 124 100LL, Jet A
90.1 Piseco Airport
(K09)
170 183 100LL
94.1 Middlebury State Airport
(6B0)
126 140 100LL
98.1 Morrisville-Stowe State Airport
(MVL KMVL MVL)
103 117 100LL, Jet A
99.3 Warren-Sugarbush Airport
(0B7)
118 132 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NM of KMSS

Remarks

A110-1 FREQUENT CONCENTRATION OF SEAGULLS AND CANADA GEESE ON AND INVOF ARPT PARTICULARLY DURG POOR WX PERIODS.
A110-10 CTN NVD OPS CONDUCTED PERIODICALLY IN ARPT TFC PAT AREA.
A110-11 MIL HEL TRNG ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-12 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC BOSTON ARTCC AT 603-879-6859 .
A110-13 UNATTNDD SAT SUN AND HOL.
A110-2 421 FT LGTD/MKD TWR 6000 FT S OF ARPT.
A110-3 BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-4 RY CONDS RPRTD DUR NML HRS OF OPN.
A110-6 OVERNIGHT ACFT PARKING AVBL AT TERMINAL APRON.
A110-7 AFTER ATTENDANCE HRS VEHICLE & PEDESTRIAN ACCESS TO FBO APRON & HANGAR ONLY AVBL WITH KEY CARD FOR AUTOMATIC GATE.
A110-9 COMMUTER AIRCRAFT SECURE AREA CLOSED TO GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT CLEARING CUSTOMS. PARKING AVAILABLE TO RIGHT OF TERMINAL BUILDING.
A26 PPR 24 HRS FOR ACFT OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS CALL AMGR (315) 769-7605.
A34-05/23 RWY 05/09/27 FIRST 50 FT NOT GRVD.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 05, 09 & 27; PAPI RWY 05, 23, 27; HIRL RWY 05/23; MIRL RWY 09/27; TWY LGTS - CTAF.
E111 FILED FOR RECORD PURPOSES ONLY.
E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
09/27
Longest Runway: 05/23 is 5601 ft (1707 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05

MSS Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  5601 ft x 100 ft (1707 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/03/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  18 /F/C/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  50.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  76.0

Runway 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
203.3 221.4
Latitude: 
44-55-48.1043N 44-56-35.3934N
Longitude: 
074-50-57.8267W 074-50-17.4688W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
031 211
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
POLE
Object Height: 
52
Distance from End: 
1649
Object Centerline Offset: 
430 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
58 43
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
5601 5601
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
5601 5601
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
5601 5601
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5601 5601

Runway 09/27  4000 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 01/18/2018
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  50.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  76.0

Runway 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
202.9 204.5
Latitude: 
44-56-03.9742N 44-56-13.3740N
Longitude: 
074-51-16.1301W 074-50-22.1181W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
076 256
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
88
Distance from End: 
1764
Object Centerline Offset: 
430 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
35
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
4000 4000
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
4000 4000
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
3880 3880
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
3880 3880

Services

Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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