Restricted: prior permission required DSN 589-2951, C413-557-2951, fax extn 2156. Amc, AMC-GAINED and afrc aircraft operational restricted dur bird watch cond moderate (takeoff or landing perms only when departure/arrival rte avoid identification bird act, no tower traffic pattern act) and severe (takeoff and landing proh wo og/cc apvl) , contact ptd/ATIS for current bird watch cond code.
Restricted: cont operational by NON-AMC, AMC-GAINED and afrc or civ aircraft dur bird watch cond severe or moderate are at their own discretion and will strongly advs to discontinue operational.
Hvy VFR traffic below 10,000' along river and hwy 5 nm southwest of airfield.
Caution: veh traffic on sierra taxiway unctld by tower. vmc departure aircraft remain at or blw 1000' til past departure end of runway to ensure separation fr VFR overhead and closed pattern traffic. strobe light located atop stacks 4000' left runway 23 threshold; occasional steam cloud. Unctl veh traffic on ramps and taxiway.
Caution: light aircraft traffic, hang glider operational and hot air balloon act along river west and northwest of airport. extensive hang glider and glider in the mt greylock area aprx 45 nm northwest of airfield. bird haz. unlighted obst east side runway 23 clear zone; 10 power line poles 36.3' AGL. Unlighted obst west side runway 05 clear zone; arng facility unlighted.
Noise abatement: no practice approach for transient aircraft, 0300-0400Z++ MON-SUN and 1200-1700Z++ on sunday.
Cstms/ag/img: available thru base operations 24 hr prior coord rqr, DSN 589-2917/2951. Contact ptd 2 hr prior to landing via drct A/G com or fone patch.
Misc: advs tower of drag chute deployment prior to landing. class D airspace eff 1200-0400Z++, ot class east. transient aircrews contact base operations 30 minimum prior to landing with intentions. Base operations does not havecomsec available for transient aircrews.
Misc: transient aircrews should plan to arrival with appropriate amount of comsec to complete msn. First 1000' ea end runway 05-23 concrete and mid 9600' is porous friction surface.
Runway load capacity: runway 15/33 - TDT-630.
Restricted: circling to runway 05 not allowed due to noise abatement restrictions unless approved by 439 og/cc.
Restricted: sierra taxiway closed at intersection of november taxiway.
Caution: PAD05, PAD33 north no VFR hold signs.
Caution: non-standard airfield mrk located on taxiway nov and east ramp.
Caution: potential for hydroplaning after any precipitation. Ponding at int runway 05/23 and 15/33 measured in 1/10TH inches; see notams for kcef.
Restricted: drop zone closed tue 1630-2200Z++ and thu 1600-2000Z++.
Restricted: all transient aircraft req trns work must contact amops for prior apvl; DSN 589- 2017/2951, C413-557-2951.
Official business only (obo) contact amops for apvl DSN 589-2951.
Remarks: cstms/ag/img - available thru base operations 24 hr prior permission required. DSN 589-2917/2951. Contact ptd 2 hr prior to landing via drct A/G com or fone patch.
Base operations autovon 589-2815.
The airport manager for civil operations is michael bolton, 413-593-5543.
255 pagette street.
1000 ft ovrn both ends of runway.
PAPI unusable beyond 6 degrees right.
Clear side is split. Daylgt turned on when A/D is ifr.
DUSK-2300. Airfield lights available only dur operating hours.