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Aeronautical Data

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019


Location

FAA Identifier: N38 Lat/Long: 41-43-40.7618N / 077-23-43.5751W
41-43.679363N / 077-23.726252W
41.7279894 / -77.3954375
(estimated) Elevation: 1891.5 ft. / 576.5 m (surveyed) Variation: 11W (2000) From city: 4 miles SW of WELLSBORO, PA Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time) Zip code: 16901  


Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public

Activation date: 03/1947

Control tower: no

ARTCC: NEW YORK CENTER

FSS: WILLIAMSPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION

NOTAMs facility: IPT (NOTAM-D service available)

Attendance: MON-FRI 1000-1500,  ALL SAT-SUN UNATT

Wind indicator: lighted

Segmented circle: no

Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 28; MIRL 10/28 - CTAF.

Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.  


Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8

WX AWOS-3PT: 120.925 (570-723-0385)

ELMIRA APPROACH: 128.425

ELMIRA DEPARTURE: 128.425  

  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY NEW YORK ARTCC ON FREQS 133.35/372.0 (SAYRE RCAG) WHEN ELMIRA APCH CTL CLOSED. 


Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var

SFKr037/2.2STONYFORK VOR/DME108.6008W

ULWr229/27.5ELMIRA VOR/DME109.6512W

SLTr071/28.8SLATE RUN VORTAC113.9008W

ELZr138/34.6WELLSVILLE VORTAC111.4009W

FQMr319/36.4WILLIAMSPORT VOR/DME114.4009W  


Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A

Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Airframe service: NONE 

Powerplant service: NONE

Bottled oxygen: NONE 

Bulk oxygen: NONE  


Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3597 x 60 ft. / 1096 x 18 m

Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition 

Runway edge lights: medium intensity 


RUNWAY 10

Latitude: 41-43.661790N Longitude: 077-24.185672W 

Elevation: 1889.3 ft. 

Traffic pattern: left 

Runway heading: 099 magnetic, 088 true 

Markings: nonprecision, in fair condition

Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)

Runway end identifier lights: no 

Touchdown point: yes, no lights 

Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 1354 ft. from runway, 414 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear
RWY 10; 5 FT TREES 171 FT FROM RWY END 87 FT L OF CNTRLN.  


RUNWAY 28

Latitude: 41-43.683742N Longitude: 077-23.395735W

Elevation: 1881.1 ft. 

Traffic pattern: left 

Runway heading: 279 magnetic, 268 true

Markings: nonprecision, in fair condition

Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)

Runway end identifier lights: yes

Touchdown point: yes, no lights

Obstructions: 17 ft. road, 327 ft. from runway, 46 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear


Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 1576 x 80 ft. / 480 x 24 m 

Surface: turf, in good condition


RUNWAY 11

Latitude: 41-43.687763N Longitude: 077-23.752578W 

Elevation: 1886.8 ft. Traffic pattern: left 

Runway heading: 099 magnetic, 088 true 

Touchdown point: yes, no lights  


RUNWAY 29

Latitude: 41-43.698710N Longitude: 077-23.406532W

Elevation: 1877.9 ft.

Traffic pattern: left

Runway heading: 279 magnetic, 268 true

Touchdown point: yes, no lights


Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned 


Owner: GRAND CANYON AIRPORT AUTHORITY
              114 MAIN ST
              WELLSBORO, PA 16901
              Phone (570) 724-3746 


Manager: SHAW SIGLIN
                  112 RUNWAY ROAD
                  WELLSBORO, PA 16901
                  Phone (570) 724-3746
                  Cell (570) 439-8103  


Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 26

        Single engine airplanes: 22

        Multi engine airplanes: 1

        Ultralights: 3   

Aircraft operations: avg 109/week

        53% local general aviation

        44% transient general aviation

        4% air taxi


Additional Remarks

TURF RUNWAY 11/29 - 1600 FT X 100 FT, DAY VFR ONLY; NON SIMULTANEOUS OPS; CLOSED ANNUALLY DEC-APR. 

Airport Info

Ownership, Management, Operations & Contact Information

The Wellsboro-Johnston Airport is owned and managed by the Grand Canyon Airport Authority - a municipal authority composed of five board members from the Borough of Wellsboro and Delmar Township.


Airport Authority meetings are held on the third Monday of the month, at 8AM, in the Terminal Building at the airport. The public, and especially airport users, are invited to attend and participate.


The Airport is staffed from 10AM till 3PM, Monday through Friday.
The Airport is Operated by Eric Hemenway who be glad to help you in any way he can.
He can be contacted at (570) 724-3746 – Leave a message and your call will be returned.


Alternatively, you can contact:
Skip Shaw – (570) 439-3483
Shaw Siglin – (570) 439-8103 (AOPA Airport Support Network Volunteer)

The Airport's address is:
112 Runway Road
Wellsboro, PA 16901

Fuel, Oil & Amenities

The Airport's Terminal is accessible 24/7 and is stocked with snacks and drinks for your convenience (honor system).


Jet A and 100LL are also available 24/7 via self-service pumps.

Jet A is also available via truck during normally staffed hours or as arranged.

Jet A (self-serve) is $3.75/Gallon or $3.99 from the truck.

100LL (self-serve) is $5.05/Gallon


We have several types of Phillips 66 engine oil available:

100 Mineral - $8.50/Qt.
W80/W100 - $7.50/Qt.

15-50 - $9.00/Qt.

W80/W100 Plus - $8.25/Qt.


Overnight transient aircraft hangar rates (heated community hangar):

Small - $35

Twin - $50

King - $75 

Transportation & Fly-in Information

The town of Wellsboro is about five miles from the airport and is a largely walk-able community so you really don't need a car once you're there. The Wellsboro area, home of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon and the Pine Creek Rail Trail, offers hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails from flat packed surfaces to rugged mountain terrain. Enjoy fishing, swimming and canoeing in one of the many free area parks. Spend a few nights in one of our varied lodging options and enjoy fabulous meals at your choice of area restaurants. Stroll the gas lit streets of Wellsboro where you’ll find family owned businesses catering to your every need. Wellsboro has just about everything you'll want or need in a vacation destination.


Courtesy Car

The airport has a courtesy car available for fly-in guests. Please contact the Airport for more information.


Taxi

Taxi service is available from Canyon Country Cabs

11960 Route 6, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 16901

Phone: (570) 724-2424

https://canyoncountrycabs.com/


Rental Car

Enterprise Rental Car 

Their office in Mansfield, PA will provide service at the Airport with prior arrangement.

830 S Main St
Mansfield, PA, US, 16933 

(570) 513-0600

Affiliations, Pancake Breakfasts & Fly-ins

The Canyon Pilot's Association originated as a support organization subsidizing the maintenance costs of a Civil Air Patrol owned L-16 (Aeronca 7AC). The Champ is long gone but the organization has morphed into an entity dedicated to supporting local grass-roots aviation. Our emphasis right now is facilitating the entry of new pilots in our community.


The Canyon Country Ultralight Club is an organization dedicated affordable flying via Part 103 Ultralight as well as Light Sport aircraft.


Both organizations along with the Grand Canyon Airport Authority put on the twice yearly Fly-in Pancake Breakfasts that the airport is noted for. The fly-in breakfasts are help the Sunday closest to Labor Day and Memorial Day every year. Come and enjoy these well subscribed events!

Hangars & Facilities

T-Hangars

Old Units (#1 through #6)

no electric; sliding doors; 7,500 sq. ft.....$115/mo.

New Units, Two sets, (Five units each)

West set (#1 through #5)

East set (#6 through #10)

Separated electric - not included;  Bi-fold doors;  6500 sq. ft. ea.....$173/mo.


Community Hangars

Main Hangar

Unheated, but with 1000 sq. ft. of heated, internal shop space and bathroom.

Leased to a single tenant.

7500 sq. ft....$750/mo. Lessee pays utilities.

New Hangar (2015)

Heated; 11,500 sq. ft 

Serves as a transient facility (rates available on request).

Monthly space rental: $175/small acft; utilities included.

Larger aircraft rates based on service level - Contact for details.

Transient aircraft overnight rates:

Note:

· This hangar is co-located/attached to 4000 sq. ft. of unfinished, unoccupied, office space (two story), which is available (will deal based on completion of construction!) to be tailored to your specific needs. We are always looking business opportunities.

· Unfinished, inside the fence, access road. 


Terminal

Large Terminal Building with Restrooms and Conference Room and Garage spaces.


Misc

Four bay heated Equipment Maintenance Building.


Tie-down Ramp

Tie-down space is available free of charge to our transient guests but we do encourage the purchase of fuel when needed.


Camping

While we do have very limited facilities for camping (no showers). Fly-in guests are welcome to pitch a tent and overnight at the Airport if that suits your plans.

  

Non-Aeronautical Storage

As an additional means of revenue generation we offer limited indoor (heated) and outdoor over-winter storage for recreational vehicles. Indoor storage is in the new community hangar for both RVs and motorcycles.


Indoor Storage 

Motorcycles:  $250 for the winter season (Oct. 1st – April 30th). 

$200 for summer storage (May 1st – Sept. 30th)

RVs, Trailers, Boats,etc: Large (35' and up) - $750/season

Medium (25' – 35') - $500/season

Small (Car size) - $300/season

There are two Terminal Garage (heated) bays at $500/yr. ea.


Outdoor Storage 

RVs, Trailers, Boats,etc: Large (35' and up) - $300/year

Medium (25' – 35') - $250/year

Small (Car size) - $200/year

Other commercial outdoor storage solutions may also be negotiated. 

Maintenance and Flight Training (FBO)

There is currently no FBO or Flight School based at the Airport.

All aircraft ground handling and support services are handled by the Airport Operator (Eric) who is employed by the Grand Canyon Airport Authority. 

Non-emergent aircraft inspection and repair is available locally (contact us for information).


Emergency aircraft repair is available to get you safely on your way as well (contact us).

Flight Training is limited but available. Once again, contact us for details.

If you would like to operate maintenance or flight training activities at N38 please contact us we'd be glad to have you.