WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN
Latitude: 42-11-38.4539 N
Longitude: 72-32-5.2235 W
Elevation: 241.1 ft.
Variation: 14 W 1980
From city: 3 miles NE of SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA
ARTCC: ZBW
Section chart: NEW YORK
Time Zone: UTC-5(-4DT)
CEF (KCEF)
SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
08/20/2015 - 10/15/2015
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours: 0700-2300
FSS: BURLINGTON FSS (BTV)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: CEF (WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN)
Attendance: 0700-2300
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Beacon: Split Clear and Green
CLEAR SIDE IS SPLIT. DAYLGT TURNED ON WHEN A/D IS IFR.
SEE RMK
DUSK-2300. AFLD LGTS AVBL ONLY DUR OPERG HRS.
Landing Fee: Yes
Fuel: 100LL, A
Fire and Rescue: ARFF Index I E certified on 09/01/1981
Int'l Operations:  
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF RESERVES
THE CIVILIAN PORTION OF THE ARPT IS LEASED TO WESTOVER METRO DEV CORP, 255 PADGETTE STREET, CHICOPEE MA 01020.
439TH OSS/OSA 750 HANGAR AVE
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
UNITED STATES
Phone: 413-557-2187
MANAGER:
MICHAEL BOLTON
THE AMGR FOR CIVIL OPNS IS MICHAEL BOLTON, 413-593-5543.
WESTOVER METROPOLITAN AIRPORT
255 PAGETTE STREET.
255 PADGETTE STREET
CHICOPEE, MA 01022
UNITED STATES
Phone: 413-593-5543
General Remarks
•  CIVILIAN TRNG LTD TO LOW APCHS ONLY.
•  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.
•  HVY VFR TFC BELOW 10,000 FT ALONG RIVER & HWY 5 NM SW OF AFLD.
•  BASE OPS AUTOVON 589-2815.
•  EXPC DLA OR FULL STOP LNDG WHEN LCL OR TACTICAL TRNG MISSIONS ARE IN PROG.
•  CTN:NSTD RWY MARKINGS ON RWY 15/33 WHICH HAS AN ASPH STRIP (3500'60') PAINTED ON EACH END. UNCTLD VEHICLES ON RAMPS & TWYS.
•  LTD MAINT UH1 AH1 OH6 CTC PATRIOT OPS 38.70 123.05 356.30. PPR FUEL & LTD TRAN ACFT PARKING ARMY GUARD RAMP V589-3254 C413-557-3254.
•  NO PRACTICE APCH FOR JET ACFT 2200-2300; 0700-1200 SUN UNLESS APPROVED BY 4390G/DO ONLY.
•  EXTENSIVE HANG GLIDER & GLIDER ACTIVITY IN THE MT. GREYLOCK AREA APPROXIMATELY 45 MI NW OF FIELD.
•  PAPI ALL RY PRVDS PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP4 ACFT ONLY.
•  UNLIT OBSTN WEST SIDE RY 05 CLEAR ZONE.
•  RUNWAY LOAD CAPACITY: RY 05/23 - ST-175; TDT-840.
•  LGT: PAPI OFF DUR OPR HR PERIODS OF NO TFC.
•  JASU: (A/M32A-86) 2(MA-1A) 2(MC-1A) 3(LASS)
•  FUEL: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1200-2000Z++ WKEND, EXC HOL. (NC-100LL, A).
•  FLUID: SP PRESAIR DE-ICE (NOT AVBL FOR FROST/SNOW REMOVALEXC AFRC/AMC MSN.) LHOX LOX LHNIT
•  OIL: O-148-156
•  TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ SUN-SAT EXC HOL.
•  SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
•  RSTD: PPR DSN 589-2951, C413-557-2951, FAX EXTN 2156. AMC, AMC-GAINED AND AFRC ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP/ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT, NO LCL TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC PTD/ATIS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND CODE.
•  RSTD: CONT OPR BY NON-AMC, AMC-GAINED AND AFRC OR CIV ACFT DUR BIRD WATCH COND SEVERE OR MODERATE ARE AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION AND WILL STRONGLY ADVS TO DISCONTINUE OPR.
•  CAUTION: VEH TFC ON SIERRA TWY UNCTLD BY TWR. VMC DEP ACFT REMAIN AT OR BLW 1000 FT TIL PAST DEP END OF RY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FM VFR OVERHEAD & CLSD PAT TFC. STROBE LGT LCTD ATOP STACKS 4000 FT LEFT RY 23 THLD; OCCASIONAL STEAM CLOUD. UNCTL VEH TFC ON RAMPS & TWY.
•  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. BIRD HAZ. UNLGTD OBST E SIDE RY 23 CLEAR ZONE; 10 PLINE POLES 36.3 FT AGL. UNLGTD OBST W SIDE RWY 05 CLEAR ZONE; ARNG FAC UNLGTD.
•  NS ABTMT: NO PRACTICE APCH FOR TRAN ACFT, 0300-0400Z++ MON-SUN AND 1200-1700Z++ ON SUN.
•  CSTMS/AG/IMG: AVBL THRU AMOPS 24 HR PPR DSN 589-2917/2951. CTC PTD 2 HR PRIOR TO LDG VIA DRCT A/G COM OR FONE PATCH.
•  MISC: ADVS TWR OF DRAG CHUTE DEPLOYMENT PRIOR TO LDG. CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1200-0400Z++, OT CLASS E.
•  MISC: TRAN AIRCREWS SHOULD PLAN TO ARR WITH APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF COMSEC TO COMPLETE MSN. FIRST 1000 FT EA END RY 05/23 CONCRETE & MID 9600 FT IS POROUS FRICTION SFC.
•  RUNWAY LOAD CAPACITY: RY 15/33 - TDT-630.
•  RSTD: CIRCLING TO RY 05 NOT ALLOWED DUE TO NOISE ABATEMENT RESTRICTIONS UNLESS APPROVED BY 439 OG/CC.
•  RSTD: SIERRA TWY CLSD AT INTERSECTION OF NOVEMBER TWY.
•  CAUTION: NSTD AFLD MRK LCTD ON TWY NOV AND E RAMP.
•  CAUTION: POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING AFTER ANY PRECIPITATION. PONDING AT INT RY 05/23 & 15/33 MEASURED IN 1/10TH INCHES; SEE NOTAMS FOR KCEF.
•  RSTD: DROP ZONE CLSD TUE 1630-2200Z++ AND THU 1600-2000Z++.
•  RSTD: ALL TRAN ACFT REQ TRNS WORK MUST CTC AMOPS FOR PRIOR APVL; DSN 589- 2017/2951, C413-557-2951.
•  REMARKS: CSTMS/AG/IMG - AVBL THRU BASE OPS 24 HR PPR. DSN 589-2917/2951. CTC PTD 2 HR PRIOR TO LDG VIA DRCT A/G COM OR FONE PATCH.
•  FUEL: A++(MIL).
•  RSTD: CIV PILOTS ARE REMINDED TO CHECK MIL NOTAM WITH AFSS .
•  TRAN AIRCREWS CTC AMOPS 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG WITH INTENTIONS. AMOPS DOES NOT HAVE COMSEC AVBL FOR TRAN AIRCREWS.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 122.95 MHz  
ATIS: 142.225 MHz 0700-2300
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
RADAR TYPE: ASR-5 0700-2300
BRADLEY APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 125.35 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  281.5 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
Other - (COMD POST 439 AW - (OPR 24 HOURS)): 252.1 MHz COMD POST 439 AW - (OPR 24 HOURS)  
Other - (PMSV METRO (FULL SVC 1100-0400++)): 274.75 MHz PMSV METRO (FULL SVC 1100-0400++)  
Other - (PTD): 372.2 MHz PTD  
WESTOVER EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
WESTOVER GROUND: 118.35 MHz GND/P  
  275.8 MHz GND/P  
WESTOVER TOWER: 134.85 MHz LCL/P  
  348.75 MHz LCL/P  
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 05 ILS I-GWJ 109.9 MHz  
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.
Rwy 23 ILS I-CEF 109.9 MHz  
•  MNT 1200-0400Z++. NO-NOTAM MP: RWY 05-231400-1600Z++ MON, WED, FRI.
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VORTAC CEF WESTOVER 114 MHz 24 Hours 0.4 nm 240.6°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR UNUSBL 051-129 BYD 20 NM BLO 4000 FT; 130-220 BYD 20 NM BLO 5500 FT; 221-299 BYD 20 NM BLO 4500 FT; 300-050 BYD 12 NM BLO 4500 FT.
•  NO NOTAM MP: VOR MP 1100-1500++ WED; TACAN MP 1100-1500++ FRI.
•  TACAN UNUSBL 052-201 BYD 25 NM BLO 8000 FT; 202-299 BYD 25 NM BLO 6000 FT; 300-051 BYD 25 NM BLO 7000 FT.
VORTAC BAF BARNES 113 MHz 24 Hours 8.3 nm 76.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC UNUSBL 310-340 DEGS BYD 25 NM BLO 6500 FT.
VOT BDL BRADLEY INTL 111.4 MHz 24 Hours 16.7 nm 23.3°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR/DME CTR CHESTER 115.1 MHz 24 Hours 19.4 nm 107.4°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  VOR UNUSBL 248-274.
NDB ORE ORANGE 205 KHz 24 Hours 25.0 nm 206.2°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  NDB UNUSBL BYD 12 NM.
•  NDB UNMONITORED.
VORTAC EEN KEENE 109.4 MHz 24 Hours 37.6 nm 196.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC UNUSBL 070-085 BYD 27 NM BLO 8,000 FT.
•  DME UNUSBL 111-117 BYD 35 NM BLO 5000 FT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 226-254 BLO 4000 FT.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSBL 111-117 BYD 35 NM BLO 5000 FT.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
BDL WX ASOS   860-627-9732 16.7 nm
ORE WX ASOS 135.675 MHz 978-544-6774 25.1 nm
HFD WX ASOS   860-527-5837 27.9 nm
ORH WX ASOS   508-795-7546 29.7 nm
IJD WX ASOS 133.675 MHz 860-456-8839 31.3 nm
Runways
05/23
Dimensions: 11598 ft. x 301 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 44/F/A/W/T
   Single Wheel: 155,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 250,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 380,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 840,000 lbs
  Runway 05 Runway 23
Traffic Pattern: Right Left
Markings: Precision instrument Precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 42-10-38.868 N 42-12-13.63 N
Longitude: 72-32-52.825 W 72-31-26.239 W
Elevation: 234.1 ft. 241.1 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 72 ft. AGL 64 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 6 DEGS RIGHT.
Approach Lights: ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
Displaced Threshold: 1202.4 ft.  
DT Latitude: 42-10-48.6919 N  
DT Longitude: 72-32-43.8491 W  
DT Elevation: 235.6 ft.  
TDZE: 238 ft. 244 ft.

15/33
Dimensions: 7082 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 21/R/C/W/T
   Single Wheel: 95,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 170,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 175,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 630,000 lbs
  Runway 15 Runway 33
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Markings: Non-precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 42-12-23.174 N 42-11-33.709 N
Longitude: 72-32-31.436 W 72-31-24.899 W
Elevation: 240.9 ft. 239.9 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 77 ft. AGL 75 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 241 ft. 240 ft.

Heliports
None