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Brookhaven Airport



Brookhaven Calabro Airport
IATA: WSH – ICAO: KHWV – FAA LID: HWV
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Town of Brookhaven
Location Shirley, New York
Elevation AMSL 81 ft / 25 m
Coordinates 40°49′19″N 072°52′01″W / 40.82194°N 72.86694°W / 40.82194; -72.86694
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 4,200 1,280 Asphalt
15/33 4,224 1,287 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 135,100
Based aircraft 217
Source: Federal Aviation Administration

Brookhaven Calabro Airport (IATA: WSH, ICAO: KHWV, FAA LID: HWV) is a public airport located one mile (1.6 km) north of the central business district of Shirley, in Suffolk County, New York, United States. This airport is publicly owned by the Town of Brookhaven.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Brookhaven Airport is assigned HWV by the FAA and WSH by the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is KHWV.

History

Brookhaven Airport was constructed during World War II to provide logistical support for U.S. Army Air Corps operations. Known as Mastic Flight Strip, title of the airport was transferred to New York State after the war. In 1961 the airport was acquired by the Town of Brookhaven. It was later renamed in honor of Dr. Frank Calabro, an important figure in the airport's development.

Facilities and aircraft

Brookhaven Airport covers an area of 795 acres (3.2 km²) which contains two runways:

  • Runway 6/24: 4,200 x 100 ft. (1,280 x 30 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 15/33: 4,224 x 150 ft. (1,287 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt/Concrete

For 12-month period ending March 25, 2005, the airport had 135,100 aircraft operations, an average of 370 per day: 99% general aviation (135,000) and <1% military (100). There are 217 aircraft based at this airport: 92% single engine (200), 5% multi engine (10) and 3% gliders (6).



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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2008-09-25
Airport Identifier:HWV
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:072-52-00.9000W/40-49-19.0000N
-72.866917/40.821944 (Estimated)
Elevation:81 ft / 24.69 m (Estimated)
Land:795 acres
From nearest city:1 nautical miles N of Shirley, NY
Location:Suffolk County, NY
Magnetic Variation:14W (2000)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:Town Of Brookhaven
Address:135 Dawn Drive
Shirley, NY 11967
Phone number:631-281-5100
Manager:Jim Falbo
Address:135 Dawn Drive
Shirley, NY 11967
Phone number:631-281-5100

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:No
Lighting Schedule:DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT MIRL RYS 06/24 & 15/33; VASI RYS 06 15 & 33; REIL RYS 06 24 15 & 33; MALSR RY 06 - CTAF.
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:Yes
Sectional chart:New York
Region:AEA - Eastern
Traffic Pattern Alt:1000 ft
Boundary ARTCC:ZBW - Boston
Responsible ARTCC:ZNY - New York
Tie-in FSS:ISP - New York
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:HWV (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGY

Airport Communications

CTAF:122.800
Unicom:122.800 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LL
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NONE

Runway Information

Runway 06/24

Dimension:4200 x 100 ft / 1280.2 x 30.5 m
Surface:ASPH, Good Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 32000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 56000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 93000 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
 

Runway 06

Runway 24

Longitude:072-52-22.5019W072-51-43.8677W
Latitude:40-49-17.7695N40-49-47.1150N
Elevation:70.00 ft81.00 ft
Alignment:45127
ILS Type:ILS
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Non-precision instrument, Good ConditionBasic, Good Condition
Crossing Height:47.00 ft0.00 ft
VASI:4-box on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°0.00°
Approach lights:MALSR
Runway End Identifier:YesYes
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:42 ft trees, 1200.0 ft from runway, 350 ft right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear40 ft trees, 201.0 ft from runway, 322 ft right of centerline
+40 FT TREES 150 FT OUT, 322 FT RIGHT.

Runway 15/33

Dimension:4222 x 150 ft / 1286.9 x 45.7 m
Surface:ASPH-CONC, Good Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 52000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 70000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 120000 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
 

Runway 15

Runway 33

Longitude:072-52-17.9805W072-51-39.1476W
Latitude:40-49-20.4350N40-48-50.9422N
Elevation:69.00 ft60.00 ft
Alignment:127127
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Basic, Good ConditionBasic, Good Condition
Crossing Height:43.00 ft46.00 ft
VASI:4-box on left side4-box on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°3.00°
Runway End Identifier:YesYes
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:30 ft trees, 822.0 ft from runway, 20:1 slope to clear35 ft trees, 1380.0 ft from runway, 253 ft left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Radio Navigation Aids

ID Type Name Ch Freq Var Dist
OPNDBOld Field Point Light316.0013W14.7 nm
BBNNDBBabylon275.0014W25.2 nm
MMKNDBMeriden238.0014W41.4 nm
TBYNDBWaterbury257.0014W44.3 nm
OGYNDBBridge414.0012W48.8 nm
FOKTACANSuffolk Co047X 13W10.7 nm
CCCVOR/DMECalverton119X117.2013W7.2 nm
DPKVOR/DMEDeer Park124X117.7012W20.0 nm
BDRVOR/DMEBridgeport25X108.8012W23.5 nm
HVNVOR/DMENew Haven035X109.8013W26.5 nm
MADVOR/DMEMadison041X110.4013W30.6 nm
CMKVOR/DMECarmel113X116.6012W42.5 nm
JFKVOR/DMEKennedy106X115.9012W42.7 nm
LGAVOR/DMELa Guardia078X113.1012W46.0 nm
GONVOR/DMEGroton45Y110.8514W47.9 nm
CRIVOR/DMECanarsie070X112.3011W48.5 nm
HTOVORTACHampton083X113.6013W25.7 nm
ISPVOTLong Island Mac Arthur109.4010.6 nm
BDRVOTBridgeport109.2523.5 nm
JFKVOTKennedy115.1043.1 nm
GONVOTGroton110.2547.8 nm

Remarks

  • GLIDER OPNS DALGT HOURS.
  • GLIDERS USE RIGHT TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR RYS 24 & 33; GLIDERS USE LEFT TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR RYS 06 & 15
  • UPPER AIR OBSERVATION BALLOONS LAUNCHED 3 MI NORTH OF ARPT 0600 & 1800.
  • PILOTS BE AWARE WHEN CONDUCTING PRACTICE ILS APCHS: EXTENSIVE LIGHT ACFT TRAINING ON & INVOF ARPT ALL HRS.
  • DEER ALL AREAS OF ARPT ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT.

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General Info
Country United States
State NEW YORK
FAA ID HWV
Latitude 40-49-00.355N
Longitude 072-51-43.370W
Elevation 82 feet
Near City SHIRLEY


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