Philadelphia Seaplane Base

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Location

Latitude: 
39-51-32.4060N (39.859002)
Longitude: 
075-17-58.6710W (-75.299631)
Elevation: 
0.0 feet MSL (0 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11.9 W (as of January 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. S of Essington, Pennsylvania
Found On: 
Washington Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
DAVID SCHREIBER
97 WANNAMAKER AVE
ESSINGTON, PA 19029
610-521-3530
TOWNSHIP OF TINICUM
629 N GOVERNOR PRINTZ BLVD
ESSINGTON, PA 19029
610-521-3530

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
02/1946
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
UNATTENDED
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZNY (New York)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1000 feet (305 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
IPT
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 08/26/2021)

Total Operations:  12
GA Itinerant:  12 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 610

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Philadelphia SPB
      
    521-3633 80
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    Flight Service Stations

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

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near PSQ

    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
    2.8 Philadelphia International Airport
    (PHL KPHL PHL)
    73 85 100LL, Jet A
    15.2 Brandywine Regional Airport
    (KOQN OQN)
    301 313 100LL, Jet A
    15.4 Cross Keys Airport
    (17N)
    126 138 100LL, Jet A
    16.4 Ransome Heliport
    (42PA)
    306 318 Jet A
    16.8 Wings Field Airport
    (BBX KLOM LOM)
    5 17 100LL, Jet A
    16.9 Camden County Airport
    (19N)
    106 118 100LL, Jet A
    17.8 New Castle Airport
    (ILG KILG ILG)
    232 244 100LL, Jet A
    18.9 Northeast Philadelphia Airport
    (PNE KPNE PNE)
    44 56 100LL, Jet A
    21.5 South Jersey Regional Airport
    (LLY KVAY VAY)
    76 88 100LL, Jet A
    21.7 New Garden Airport
    (N57)
    265 277 100LL
    23.1 Flying W Airport
    (N14)
    78 90 100LL, Jet A
    24.5 Vineland-Downstown Airport
    (28N)
    141 153 100LL, Jet A
    25.5 Red Lion Airport
    (JY73)
    83 95 100LL
    25.7 Heritage Field Airport
    (PTW KPTW PTW)
    332 344 100LL, Jet A
    27.0 Chester County G O Carlson Airport
    (CTH KMQS MQS)
    285 297 100LL, Jet A
    27.5 Hammonton Municipal Airport
    (N81)
    114 126 100LL, Jet A
    28.2 Summit Airport
    (EVY KEVY EVY)
    224 236 100LL, Jet A
    29.5 Pottstown Municipal Airport
    (N47)
    324 336 100LL, Jet A
    31.3 Millville Municipal Airport
    (MIV KMIV MIV)
    160 172 100LL, Jet A
    31.4 Claremont Airport
    (58M)
    237 249 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    NM of 9N2

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    NM of 9N2

    Remarks

    A110-1 TSNT TFC CTC PHL APCH CTL FOR TFC ADZYS.
    A110-2 CALL 610-521-3530 PRIOR TO ARR.
    A110-3 NO NIGHT OPS.
    A110-4 FOR CD CTC PHILADELPHIA APCH AT 800-354-9884.
    E111 VFR USE ONLY
    E147 CHECK PHL TCA CHART FOR LNDG AREA.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 11W/29W
    Longest Runway: 11W/29W is 9100 ft (2774 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    PSQ Airport Runway Details

    Waterway 11W/29W  9100 ft x 250 ft (2774 m x 76 m)

    Waterway 11W

    Runway 29W

    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available
    Other Services: 
    Parachute rental

    Maps & Diagrams

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