Chatham Municipal Airport

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Chatham Municipal Airport
Hangar at Chatham Municipal Airport.JPG
Airport typePublic
OwnerTown of Chatham
LocationChatham, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL68 ft / 21 m
Coordinates41°41′18″N 069°59′22″W / 41.68833°N 69.98944°W / 41.68833; -69.98944
CQX is located in Cape Cod

Chatham Municipal Airport (ICAO: KCQX, FAA LID: CQX) is a public airport located two miles (3 km) northwest of the central business district of Chatham, a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. The airport is owned by the Town of Chatham.[1] It has a full-service FBO (Cape Cod Flying Circus) and maintenance facility in their main building (Stick N Rudder Aero Maintenance). The flight school and sightseeing is operated by Cape Aerial Tours. Upstairs, there is also a restaurant and coffee company, Hangar B and B-Side, respectively, serving breakfast and lunch.

Facilities and Aircraft[edit]

Chatham Municipal Airport covers an area of 105 acres (42 ha).

Runway Information[2]
Dimensions 3001 x 100 ft. / 915 x 30m
Surface asphalt, in good condition.
Weight Bearing Capacity Single Wheel: 30.0
Runway Edge Lights Medium Intensity
Runway 6 Runway 24
Latitude 41-41.120275N 41-41.476242N
Longitude 069-59.607752W 069-59.150505W
Elevation(MSL) 48.9 ft 62.4 ft
Gradient 0.5% 0.5%
Traffic Pattern Left Left
Runway Heading 060 magnetic

044 true

240 magnetic

224 true

Markings Basic, in good condition Basic, in good condition
Visual Slope Indicator 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path) 2-light PAPI on right (3.50 degrees glide path)
Touchdown Point Yes, no lights Yes, no lights
Obstructions 120 ft. trees, 800 ft. from runway, 150 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear. 232 ft. tank, 3100 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
Airport Services
Fuel Available 100LL, JET-A
Parking hangars and tiedowns
Airframe Service MAJOR
Powerplant Service MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen NONE
Bulk Oxygen NONE
Airport Communications
WX ASOS 135.875

(508) 945-5034

Clearance Delivery 127.3
Airport Manager (508) 945-9000

For 12-month period ending December 31, 2015[2] the airport averaged 55 aircraft operations per day: 57% local general aviation, 40% transient general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 37 aircraft based at this airport: 34 single engine, 2 multi-engine and 1 helicopter.[2]


  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Form 5010 for CQX PDF, retrieved 2007-03-15
  2. ^ a b c "AirNav: KCQX - Chatham Municipal Airport". Retrieved 2017-11-25.

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