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Vero Beach Municipal Airport (VRB)
GeneralType: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 04/01/1940, Runways: 3, Land Area Covered By Airport: 1707 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 03540.*A, Location ID: VRB, Region: Southern, District Office: ORL, Unicom Frequency: 122.950 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 126.300 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: Miami, Tie-In FSS ID: PIE, Tie-In FSS Name: Saint Petersburg, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 24 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCR, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZMA, Boundary ARTCC Name: Miami, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Certification Type & Date: IV A U 11/1974, Federal Agreements: NGPRY3, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: VRB, Last Inspection Date: 07/17/2009, Inspection Group: FAA airports field personnel, Inspection Method: Federal
LocationState: Florida, County: Indian River, City: Vero Beach, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 39' 20'', Lng: -80° 25' 04.600'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.655556, Lng: -80.417944, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS, Distance from central business district: 1 mi (NW), Find on map >>
OwnerCity Of Vero Beach, Po Box 1389, Vero Beach, Fl 32960, 772-978-5151ManagerMr. Eric Menger, Po Box 1389, Vero Beach, Fl 32961-1389, 772-978-4930
Schedule
OperationsPeriod: 06/30/2008 - 06/30/2009, Commercial Operations: 4, Air Taxi Operations: 3,628, Itinerant Operations: 85,446, Local Operations: 94,060, Military Operations: 147
AircraftSingle Engine Aircraft: 144, Multi Engine Aircraft: 44, Jet Engine Aircraft: 4, Helicopters: 2
AdditionalFuel Types: 100 A, Magnetic Variation: 4W (Year 1990), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bottled Oxygen Type: High/Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: Dusk-Dawn, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: AFRT,AMB,AVNCS,CHTR,INSTR,RNTL,SALES
RemarksTraffic Pattern Altitude: TPA 1024 FT MSL (1000 FT AGL); LARGE ACFT 1524 FT MSL (1500 FT AGL).
Runway 1
GeneralID: '04/22, Length: 4975 ft, Width: 100 ft, Runway Surface Type Condition: Asphalt or bituminous concrete, Good condition, Runway Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic grooved, Runway Weight Bearing Capacity: Single Wheel: 30,000 lbs, Dual Wheel: 115,000 lbs, Dual Tandem Wheel: 220,000 lbs, Edge Lights Intensity: Medium
Base EndBase End ID: '04, True Alignment: 36, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 38' 58.779'', Lng: -80° 25' 35.973'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.649661, Lng: -80.426659, Physical Elevation: 23 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 45.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 24.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: V4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 30, Object Height: 33 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1200.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 150R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1
Reciprocal EndReciprocal End ID: '22, True Alignment: 216, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 39' 38.526'', Lng: -80° 25' 03.315'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.660702, Lng: -80.417587, Physical Elevation: 20 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 42.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 23.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 23, Object Height: 48 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1300.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 250L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1
Runway 2
GeneralID: '11L/29R, Length: 3504 ft, Width: 75 ft, Runway Surface Type Condition: Asphalt or bituminous concrete, Good condition, Runway Weight Bearing Capacity: Single Wheel: 12,500 lbs, Edge Lights Intensity: Medium
Base EndBase End ID: '11L, True Alignment: 111, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 39' 37.382'', Lng: -80° 25' 00.836'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.660384, Lng: -80.416899, Physical Elevation: 20 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 37.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 20.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 30, Object Height: 59 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 2000.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0 ft
Reciprocal EndReciprocal End ID: '29R, True Alignment: 291, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 39' 25.018'', Lng: -80° 24' 24.428'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.656949, Lng: -80.406786, Physical Elevation: 19 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 35.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.04 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 19.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Controlling Object Description: POLES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 33, Object Height: 33 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1300.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 150R ft
Runway 3
GeneralID: '11R/29L, Length: 7314 ft, Width: 100 ft, Runway Surface Type Condition: Asphalt or bituminous concrete, Good condition, Runway Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic grooved, Runway Weight Bearing Capacity: Single Wheel: 85,000 lbs, Dual Wheel: 115,000 lbs, Dual Tandem Wheel: 220,000 lbs, Edge Lights Intensity: Medium
Base EndBase End ID: '11R, True Alignment: 111, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 39' 28.302'', Lng: -80° 25' 43.027'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.657862, Lng: -80.428619, Physical Elevation: 23 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 41.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 23.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 39, Object Height: 41 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1800.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0 ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1
Reciprocal EndReciprocal End ID: '29L, True Alignment: 291, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 39' 02.803'', Lng: -80° 24' 26.903'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.650779, Lng: -80.407473, Physical Elevation: 20 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 58.0 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 22.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.1
Near Midair Collisions Incidents
05-APR-1997 11:03 Event ID: 1070500466, Report Number: NSOTVRB97001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: PIPER PA-32, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N9273V, Altitude: 300 ft, Sight Separation: 20 sec, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
Other aircraft: BLANCA BL-7, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N57481, Altitude: 600 ft, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
14-APR-1996 11:10 Event ID: 1070500139, Report Number: NSOTVRB96001, Incident Evaluation: NO HAZARD, Diagonal Separation: 50 ft
Reporing aircraft: PIPER PA-31, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N911SD, Altitude: 1000 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Turning
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-28, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N9227B, Altitude: 1000 ft, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Turning
National Wildlife Strike Incidents
2009-05-09Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N612FT, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11L, Above Ground: 700 ft, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx OPER = FIT AVIATION
Remarks: NO DMG. (DATA ENTRY NOTE: # STRUCK NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1)
2009-01-28Time: Day (08:03), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N1961H, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11R, Speed: 20 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: CATTLE EGRET, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = DAVE SIZEMORE
Remarks: (DATA ENTRY NOTE: BIRD REPTD AS WHITE EGRET, COW BIRD, ASSUME CATTLE EGRET)
2008-12-03Time: Day (10:56), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-650 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 622, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29L, Above Ground: 7 ft, Speed: 115 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: CATTLE EGRET, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER REPORTED AS EMERSON BUT FLT EJA xxx IS NETJETS
Remarks: SMALL WHITE COW BIRDS, (DATA ENTRY NOTE. ASSUME CATTLE EGRET.) PILOT ADVISED NO DMG.
2008-02-09Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-560 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N676BB, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29L, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged radome, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = BECKER TRADING
Remarks: BIRD HIT RADOME. SLIGHT DMG.
2008-01-14Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-44 SEMINOLE (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N4515T, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29L, Speed: 75 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: CATTLE EGRET, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = FLIGHT SAFETY INTL (WILLIAM BERGEN)
Remarks: BIRDS REPTD AS WHITE COWBIRDS (EGRET). NO DMG.
2007-03-25Time: Day (13:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Netjets Aviation, Aircraft: C-560 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N642QS, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11R, Above Ground: 1200 ft, Speed: 160 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: Other, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: SAW SEVERAL BIRDS INCLUDING WATERFOWL AND HAWK TYPES IN VICINITY OF VRB VOR. HAD TO DESCENT AND MANEUVER RT TO AVOID ONE. BUT THE BIRD FOLLOWED AND STRUCK THE TOP OF THE FUSELAGE. NO DMG NOTED.
2007-02-09Time: Day (15:12), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-34 SENECA (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N132SA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11R, Above Ground: 300 ft, Speed: 15 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: VULTURES, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = PARIS AIR (WILLIAM LOIS ACCORDING TO N#)
2007-01-31Time: Day (15:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-46 MALIBU (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N760C, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 4, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Miles From Airport: 11 mi, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: TURKEY VULTURE, Size: Large, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: OPER = SAN B AIR LTD (ROBERT TAYLOR) SOURCE = xxxx-x & NTSB ANCxxCAxxx UPDATED x-x-xx
Remarks: PILOT ADVISED HE WAS 11 SW OF ARPT, STARTING AN APCH WHEN A BIRD HIT THE L WING AND RUPTURED THE FUEL TANK. STRUCTURAL FAILURE TO WING. EMERGENCY LDG MADE AT DEPTR ARPT.
2006-08-24Time: Day (12:20), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N9237J, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11L, Speed: 60 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: Over 100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = FLIGHT SAFETY INTL
Remarks: ALT REPTD AS ZERO, PHASE REPTD AS APCH.
2006-05-19Time: Day (16:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N708RA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged windshield, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Out Of Service: 105 h, Repair Costs: $500, Other Costs: $115, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx) OPER = REGIONAL AIRLINE ACADEMY (SLOW FLIGHT AERO MARINE/DUSTIN VILLINES)
Remarks: BIRD, BROWN BIRD. A/C WAS DESCENDING INTO PATTERN. PILOT SAW BIRD BUT WAS UNABLE TO AVOID IT. HIT WINDSCREEN NEAR THE TOP AND LEFT A FIST SIZED HOLE NEAR THE TEMP GAUGE. BUT DID NOT PENETRATE IT. LANDED SAFELY HAD TO FLY A TEAM IN TO REPLACE WINDSHLD.
2005-06-21Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-44 SEMINOLE (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N7710K, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11R, Above Ground: 25 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: CATTLE EGRET, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = FLT SAFETY INTL
Remarks: PILOT REPTD NO DMG
2005-04-04Time: Day (08:05), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-400 BJET (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N4275K, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = SUN AVIATION
Remarks: # STRUCK NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1.
2004-10-29Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Executive Jet Mgmnt, Aircraft: EMB-135 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 39, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11R, Above Ground: 5 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: RETD TO ARPT
2003-08-19Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-44 SEMINOLE (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N5413P, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29L, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = FLIGHT SAFETY
Remarks: ALT REPTD AS 200' BUT PHASE WAS REPTD AS LANDING ROLL. ASSUME APCH.
2003-07-30Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N9232Q, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 95 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EGRETS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = FLIGHT SFTY INTL.
Previous2009 Incidents: 2, 2008 Incidents: 3, 2007 Incidents: 3, 2006 Incidents: 2, 2005 Incidents: 2, 2004 Incidents: 1, 2003 Incidents: 3, 2002 Incidents: 6, 2000 Incidents: 1, 1999 Incidents: 1, 1998 Incidents: 2, 1997 Incidents: 2, 1996 Incidents: 1, 1995 Incidents: 1, 1994 Incidents: 2, 1993 Incidents: 1, 1992 Incidents: 2, 1991 Incidents: 2, 1990 Incidents: 1, See details about all 38 wildlife incidents
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Vero Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 444 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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