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 ft 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 ft til past departure end of runway to ensure separation from VFR overhead and closed pattern traffic. strobe light located atop stacks 4000 ft 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 pline poles 36.3 ft AGL. Unlighted obst west side runway 05 clear zone.
Noise abatement: no practice approach for transient aircraft, 0300-0400Z++ MON-SUN and 1200-1700Z++ on sunday.
Cstms/ag/img: available thru amops 24 hr prior permission required 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.
Misc: transient aircrews should plan to arrival with appropriate amount of comsec to complete msn. transient aircrew comsec storage located in command post. First 1000 ft ea end runway 05/23 concrete and mid 9600 ft is porous friction surface.
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.
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.
Fuel: A++ (military) .
Restricted: civ pilots are reminded to check military notam with afss .
Transient aircrews contact amops 30 minimum prior to landing with intentions.
Fleet svcs for transient aircraft unavbl wknds wo prior coord with amops. Contact DSN 589-2951 for availability
Caution: eastside pad 19, pad 33 and taxiway L do not have paved shoulders.
First 3000 ft of runway 23 centerline obsc by rubber bldup. Ba may be affected when cond are other than dry and ad runway 23 haz, hold posn mrk obsc by bldup located 20 ft either side runway 23 centerline at runway 15-33 hold short line.
Base operations autovon 589-2815.
The airport manager for civil operations is michael bolton, 413-593-5543.
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.
Airfield lights available only dur operating hours.