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Schenectady County Airport (SCH) in Schenectady, New York
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Schenectady County Airport (SCH)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 01/01/1940, Runways: 3, Land Area Covered By Airport: 680 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 16118.*A, Location ID: SCH, Region: Eastern, District Office: NYC, Unicom Frequency: 122.950 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 121.300 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: New York, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: BTV, Tie-In FSS Name: Burlington, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 378 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2011-10-25), Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCB, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZBW, Boundary ARTCC Name: Boston, Airspace Determination: Not Analyzed, Federal Agreements: NGY3, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: SCH, Last Inspection Date: 10/09/2013, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: New York, County: Schenectady, City: Schenectady, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 51' 09.200'', Lng: -73° 55' 44.300'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.852556, Lng: -73.928972, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2011-10-25), Distance from central business district: 3 mi (N) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Schenectady County, County Office Bldg, Schenectady, Ny 12305-2114, 518-356-5344
  • Manager
  • Joe Ryan, 21 Tower Road, Scotia, Ny 12302-3487, 518-399-0377
  • Operations
  • Period: 12/31/2012 - 12/31/2013, Air Taxi Operations: 3,500, Itinerant Operations: 13,922, Local Operations: 30,782, Military Operations: 8,157
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 72, Multi Engine Aircraft: 7, Jet Engine Aircraft: 6, Helicopters: 2
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 14W (Year 2000), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bulk Oxygen Type: Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Airframe repair service availability/type: Minor, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: Yes, Military/civil joint use agreement: Yes, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: Yes, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: No, Other services: AFRT, AMB, AVNCS, CARGO, CHTR, INSTR, RNTL, SALES, SURV
  • Remarks
  • UNICOM Frequencies: USE 122.95 FOR SERVICE FROM FBO

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 04, True Alignment: 26, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 50' 48.829'', Lng: -73° 56' 01.667'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.846897, Lng: -73.933796, Physical Elevation: 318 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 55.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 338.2 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Approach Light System: MALSR, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 36, Object Height: 60 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 2378.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 190R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.9, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 22, True Alignment: 206, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 51' 50.985'', Lng: -73° 55' 20.482'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.864163, Lng: -73.922356, Physical Elevation: 378 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 50.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 378.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: D, Object Clear Slope: 16, Object Height: 66 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1245.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 603L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.9, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (01/04/2007)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 10, True Alignment: 88, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 50' 54.301'', Lng: -73° 56' 26.692'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.848417, Lng: -73.940748, Physical Elevation: 325 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 50.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.04 °, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 50' 54.376'', Lng: -73° 56' 24.008'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.848438, Lng: -73.940002, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 325 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 200 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 325.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 9, Object Height: 78 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 954.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0 ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Displaced Threshold Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (01/04/2007)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 28, True Alignment: 268, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 50' 56.048'', Lng: -73° 55' 21.630'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.848902, Lng: -73.922675, Physical Elevation: 320 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 50.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 323.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 17, Object Height: 32 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 743.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 61R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (01/04/2007)

Runway 3

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 15, True Alignment: 133, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 51' 16.559'', Lng: -73° 55' 49.518'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.854600, Lng: -73.930422, Physical Elevation: 339 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 338.8 ft, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 33, True Alignment: 313, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 50' 57.302'', Lng: -73° 55' 21.348'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.849251, Lng: -73.922597, Physical Elevation: 320 ft, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 42° 50' 58.770'', Lng: -73° 55' 23.500'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 42.849659, Lng: -73.923195, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 322 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 219 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 338.8 ft, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Displaced Threshold Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (10/25/2011)

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2015-07-16
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2014-08-05
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 1300 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Species: Chimney swift, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2013-09-09
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 300 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Species: Killdeer, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2013-08-28
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 500 ft, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Species: Chestnut-sided warbler, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2013-01-23
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 30 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Species: Snow bunting, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Engine 1, Struck Engine 2, Struck Fuselage, Antenna Skin, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2012-11-01
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Species: Unknown bird, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2012-08-29
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 500 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Species: Ovenbird, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2012-07-31
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Species: Unknown bird, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2012-04-19
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 5 ft, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Species: Eastern meadowlark, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 3, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2011-09-28
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Species: Savannah sparrow, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Antenna Skin, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2011-08-02
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Species: Unknown bird, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Antenna Skin, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2011-07-26
Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-130 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing, Species: Eastern meadowlark, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2010-10-22
Time: Day (09:15), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CHALLENGER 300 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N896BB, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 22, Above Ground: 3400 ft, Speed: 220 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Geese, Size: Large, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck & Damaged Fuselage, Effect On Flight: Other, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = BESTJETS INTL/OLYMPUS AVIATION LLC
Remarks: DMG TO LEFT SIDE OF FUSELAGE JUST BELOW PILOT'S SIDE WINDOW AND WENT THRU LEFT ENGINE. NO INDICATIONS OF ANYTHING WRONG WITH ENG. DELCARED AN EMERGENCY AND LANDED W/O INCIDENT.
2009-10-08
Time: Night (21:45), Operator: Military, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Species: Unknown bird - medium, Size: Medium, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2009-09-28
Time: Day (11:30), Operator: Military, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Species: Peregrine falcon, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 4, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxxx
2015 Incidents: 1, 2014 Incidents: 1, 2013 Incidents: 3, 2012 Incidents: 4, 2011 Incidents: 3, 2010 Incidents: 1, 2009 Incidents: 6, 2008 Incidents: 5, 2007 Incidents: 1, 2004 Incidents: 17, 2003 Incidents: 7, 2002 Incidents: 10, 2000 Incidents: 1
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Schenectady)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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Jan 4, 2012 @ 2:14 pm
I have photos of the British Airways "Concord" landing at Schenectady , can you tell me what year that was? Thank You, P.Bovee

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