Schenectady County Airport
|Schenectady County Airport|
|IATA: SCH – ICAO: KSCH – FAA LID: SCH|
|Serves||Schenectady, New York|
|Elevation AMSL||378 ft / 115 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Schenectady County Airport (IATA: SCH, ICAO: KSCH, FAA LID: SCH) is a county owned, public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) north of the central business district of Schenectady, a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a reliever airport.
Founded in 1927, the airport is home to Richmor Aviation, Fortune Air, the 109th Airlift Wing (109 AW) of the New York Air National Guard, the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, and several private aircraft.
Facilities and aircraft
Schenectady County Airport covers an area of 750 acres (304 ha) at an elevation of 378 feet (115 m) above mean sea level. It has three asphalt paved runways: 4/22 is 7,000 by 150 feet (2,134 x 46 m); 10/28 is 4,850 by 150 feet (1,478 x 46 m); 15/33 is 2,864 by 50 feet (873 x 15 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2009, the airport had 62,588 aircraft operations, an average of 171 per day: 79% general aviation, 15% military, and 6% air taxi. At that time there were 110 aircraft based at this airport: 72% single-engine, 7% multi-engine, 6% jet, 2% helicopter, and 13% military.
- FAA Airport Master Record for SCH ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)". National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
- Airport page at Schenectady County website
- 109th Airlift Wing
- PDF from New York State DOT
- (PDF), effective March 6, 2014
- FAA Terminal Procedures for SCH, effective March 6, 2014
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