WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN
Latitude: 42-11-38.45 N
Longitude: 72-32-5.22 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:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
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' 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 RWY PRVDS PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP4 ACFT ONLY.
•  UNLIT OBSTN WEST SIDE RY 05 CLEAR ZONE, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD FACILITIES NO OBSTN LGT.
•  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. J8(MIL) (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' TIL PAST DEP END OF RWY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FR VFR OVERHEAD AND CLSD PAT TFC. STROBE LGT LCTD ATOP STACKS 4000' LEFT RWY 23 THLD; OCCASIONAL STEAM CLOUD. UNCTL VEH TFC ON RAMPS AND TWY.
•  CAUTION: LGT ACFT TFC, HANG GLIDER OPR AND HOT AIR BALLOON ACT ALONG RIVER W AND NW OF ARPT. EXTV HANG GLIDER AND GLIDER IN THE MT GREYLOCK AREA APRX 45 NM NW OF AFLD. BIRD HAZ. UNLGTD OBST E SIDE RWY 23 CLEAR ZONE; 10 PWR LINE POLES 36.3' 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 BASE OPS 24 HR PRIOR COORD RQR, 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. TRAN AIRCREWS CTC BASE OPS 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG WITH INTENTIONS. BASE OPS DOES NOT HAVECOMSEC AVBL FOR TRAN AIRCREWS.
•  MISC: TRAN AIRCREWS SHOULD PLAN TO ARR WITH APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF COMSEC TO COMPLETE MSN. FIRST 1000' EA END RWY 05-23 CONCRETE AND MID 9600' 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: PAD05, PAD33 NORTH NO VFR HOLD SIGNS.
•  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 589-2951, C413-557-2951.
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; 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.
•  NO NOTAM MP; VOR MP 1400-1600Z++TUE; TACAN MP 1400-1600++THU.
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 107.5°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  VOR UNUSBL 248-274 DEGS ALTS DSTCS AND ALTS.
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: 11597 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: 42-10-38.87 N 42-12-13.62 N
Longitude: 72-32-52.82 W 72-31-26.24 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: 1200.5 ft.  
DT Latitude: 42-10-48.68 N  
DT Longitude: 72-32-43.86 W  
DT Elevation: 235.7 ft.  
TDZE: 237 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: 42-12-23.18 N 42-11-33.7 N
Longitude: 72-32-31.42 W 72-31-24.9 W
Elevation: 241 ft. 239.9 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 76 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