Located on the scenic Connecticut River, the Northampton Airport (7B2) has a 3365' runway with a 24-hour self-service 100 LL fuel stop, fully-licensed flight school, airplane rentals, certified maintenance department and FBO office.
Redbird Simulator, Loaner Headsets,Snack Box, Wifi,Renal Car Drop Off, Full Service Flight School
Pilots are generally asked to fuel rental aircraft (this is how we keep rental prices down) however, pilots should ask airport staff to tow aircraft to the fuel pumps.
access to aircraft during business hours
Pilots should visit for front desk for dispatch.
access to aircraft after business hours
Arrangements can be made with the front desk for after hours departures and returns.
returning aircraft during business hours
Pilots should record hobbs and tach time on the sheet found in the clipboard and ensure keys are also returned to clipboard. Aircraft should be tied down after use.
returning aircraft after business hours
This information will be given by front desk personnel when after hours flights are arranged.
getting reimbursed if you buy fuel elsewhere
We reimburse up to the amount charged at 7B2 at the time of purchase.
standard departure procedures
Noise abatement procedures for RW 32, climb straight out to pattern altitude before proceeding on-course. Calm wind runway is 14.
best way to get flight following
Departing 7B2 contact Bradley Approach after passing pattern altitude on 125.35.
local reporting points
Please don't use landmarks for reporting. Please use distance, direction, and altitude.
routine radio position reports
10 miles out, 5 miles out, 45 degree or cross wind entry, downwind, base, and final. Also clear of runway.
noise sensitive areas
City of Northampton located west, south west off the departure end of 32. Climb straight out to pattern altitude before on course.
Mountain ridge off departure end of 14.
hazardous arrival paths to be avoided
Westover Air Force base is located approximately 9 miles to the south. Frequent heavy C5 activity in the area flying approaches to KCEF. Barnes airport is located approximately 12 miles to the southwest. F15 activity there.
best airports to visit in the area
Good restaurants located at KBAF, KEEN and nearby at KORE.
taxiing to the runways
Do not angle aircraft for run-up on taxiway leading to RW 32 due to gravel and stones on edges that could potentially ding the prop.
run up area
Run-up can be done in keyhole at the beginning of RW 32 if necessary but not preferred.
noise abatement procedures
RW 32 climb straight out to patten altitude before turning on course.
Nov. 18, 2016, 10:25 p.m.