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9G1 Rock Airport
Tarentum, Pennsylvania, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 FEBRUARY 2006

Location

FAA Identifier: 9G1
Lat/Long: 40-36-15.2400N / 079-49-14.1820W
40-36.254000N / 079-49.236367W
40.6042333 / -79.8206061
(estimated)
Elevation: 1125 ft. / 343 m (estimated)
Variation: 08W (1985)
From city: 3 miles W of TARENTUM, PA
Zip code: 15084

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Sectional chart: DETROIT
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: ALTOONA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-708-9987]
NOTAMs facility: AOO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
ARPT CLSD NIGHTS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-0000
AFTER 0000 ACTVT LIRL RY 02/20 & ROTG BCN - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3 at BTP (12 nm NW): 133.825 (724-586-6434)
WX ASOS at AGC (16 nm S): PHONE 412-466-8968
WX ASOS at PIT (20 nm W): PHONE 412-472-0145

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MMJr076/18.4MONTOUR VORTAC112.0008W
AGCr036/22.0ALLEGHENY VOR/DME110.0009W
EWCr135/22.2ELLWOOD CITY VORTAC115.8008W
CIPr213/36.4CLARION VOR/DME112.9006W
HLGr066/39.9WHEELING VOR/DME112.2007W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MC KEESPORT000/15.128707WMKP -- -.- .--.
BENJE306/28.638207WBHU -... .... ..-
WASHINGTON COUNTY038/31.725508WPNU .--. -. ..-
INDIANA275/34.424208WINP .. -. .--.
CASTLE142/36.927209WUCP ..- -.-. .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL 80
Parking: tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 2645 x 36 ft. / 806 x 11 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL; LGTS SPACED 240 FT APART.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Gradient: 0.4 0.4
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 931 ft. from runway, 145 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear31 ft. trees, 366 ft. from runway, 46 ft. left of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
+21 FT TREES 20 FT FM THLD & 114 FT L.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 53
Single engine airplanes: 52
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 36/day
73% local general aviation
26% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military

Additional Remarks

RY CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS. PAEW ADJ RY 02/20 INDEFLY.
ARPT CLSD FOR CONSTRUCTION INDEFLY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 9G1.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBTP - Butler County Airport/K W Scholter Field (12 nm NW)
KAGC - Allegheny County Airport (16 nm S)
8G7 - Zelienople Municipal Airport (19 nm NW)
KPIT - Pittsburgh International Airport (20 nm W)
KFWQ - Rostraver Airport (24 nm S)
 
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From to 9G1

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Feb-2006
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3111:31
Sunrise06:5911:59
Sunset18:0623:06
Evening civil twilight18:3323:33
 
METAR
KBTP 
11nm NW 
260735Z AUTO 31004KT 10SM FEW022 SCT027 BKN039 M06/M09 A3027 RMK AO1
KAGC 
16nm S 
260700Z 34010G16KT 9SM BKN030 M06/M09 A3025
KPIT 
21nm W 
260651Z 33014KT 10SM -SN FEW011 BKN031 OVC075 M06/M10 A3025
TAF
KAGC 
16nm S 
260537Z 260606 33012KT 6SM -SN OVC045
TEMPO 0608 1SM -SN OVC010
FM0800 31012KT P6SM BKN045
TEMPO 0810 5SM -SN OVC020
FM1300 30013KT P6SM SCT040
TEMPO 1317 BKN030
FM1700 31013G23KT P6SM BKN040
FM2300 30012KT P6SM SCT040
FM0500 26005KT P6SM BKN150

 
 

FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
Rock Airport of Pittsburgh 724-265-1144
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Where to Stay: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

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Hotels near Rock Airport

Miles Price ($)
CLARION HOTEL NEW KENSINGTON 3.8 67-84
DAYS INN HARMARVILLE 4.5 53-60
COMFORT INN PITTSBURGH NORTH 4.6 57-130

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
    

Hotels in other cities near Rock Airport

1 in New Kensington
2 in Gibsonia
3 in Mars
1 in Wexford
6 in Monroeville
39 in Pittsburgh
1 in West Homestead
6 in Cranberry Township
3 in West Mifflin
4 in Butler
9 in Coraopolis
1 in Carnegie
 

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