KCCR

Buchanan Field Airport

Concord, California, United States

Noise Abatement Information - Last update 07/20/2017

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  Overview

  Mandatory Restrictions

All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories

Airplanes exceeding 78 dBA per FAA AC 36-3 are prohibited.




All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

Intersection departures on all Runways are prohibited.




All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival & Departure

Formation flying, banner-towing and ultra lights are prohibited.

  Curfews

All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival & Departure

Curfew for airplanes exceeding 75 dBA per AC 36-3 between 10 pm and 7 am local




All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival & Departure

Practice landings and takeoffs, training and/or proficiency operations, including but not limited to Touch-and-go operations, shall not be conducted between the hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. local time during weekdays. On weekends and holidays, these restrictions change to 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. local time.

  Images / Diagrams

All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival & Departure

Residential Areas

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  Arrivals

All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories

Avoid flight over residential areas as much as possible




All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival Only

Maintain pattern altitude to the maximum extent possible.

  Departures

All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

All RWYS: Use best rate of climb and manage propeller to reduce noise impact




Runway 19L  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

Remain East of Contra Costa Blvd.




Runway 32L  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

No turns before crossing the railroad (1 1/2 miles)




Runway 01R  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

No turns before crossing highway 4




All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

No turns prior to reaching 700 feet AGL, unless otherwise instructed by ATC.




All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

All runways are NOTAMed closed between 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. except 1L-19R.
1L is the preferred departure runway during this time.

  Preferential Runways

All Aircraft Categories  |  Arrival Only

Preferred runways for arrival are 19L & 19R




All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

Preferred runways for departure are 32L & 32R from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.




All Aircraft Categories  |  Departure Only

Preferred departure runway from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. is 1L

  Pattern Altitudes

ALL VALUES ARE MSL (FEET)



All Runways  |  All Aircraft Categories

Light Airplanes: Maintain pattern altitude of 1026 feet MSL (1000 feet AGL) to the maximum extent possible.

Heavy Airplanes: Maintain pattern altitude of 1526 feet MSL (1500 feet AGL) to maximim extent possible.

Helicopters: Whenever possible, approaches should remain at or above 500 feet AGL until within airport boundaries. All VFR flights should cross a point one mile from the airport at 626 MSL (600 feet AGL) in order to clear fixed wing patterns. Pilots should expect one of six reporting points. All helicopters are requested to fly over freeways as much as possible and maintain a minimum altitude of 1000 feet AGL.

All Airplanes: Avoid flight over residential areas as much as possible.

  Intersection Takeoffs

All Runways  |  Aircraft Categories: A, B, C, D & E

Airport Ordinance does not allow intersection take offs

  Flight Training

Practice landings and takeoffs, training and/or proficiency operations, including but not limited to Touch and Go operations, shall not be conducted between the hours of 10 pm and 7 am local time without the express written approval of the Director of Airports. On weekends and holidays, these restrictions change to 10 pm until 8 am.

RWY 32L is the preferred Touch and Go runway.
When RWY 19L and 19R are active, RWY 19L is preferred for Touch and Goes.

  Noise Ordinance

  Airport Contact Info

Name: Daniel Wick, Community Relations Officer
Phone: 925-681-4200
Noise Hotline: 844-359-8687
Fax: 925-646-5731
Email: daniel.wick@airport.cccounty.us
Web Address: http://www.ContraCostaCountyAirports.org
Noise Complaint Address: http://www.cccounty.us/3804/Buchanan-Field-Noise-Program
Address:
550 Sally Ride Dr
Concord CA 94520

  AOPA Noise Awareness Steps (Not Applicable)

Not applicable.

  NBAA Procedures (Not Applicable)

Not applicable.

Temporary Information (None)

None

Preferential Instrument Procedures (None)

None

Reverse Thrust (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

APU Use (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Engine Runup (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Community Groups/Info (None)

None

Stage II (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Stage III (No Restrictions)

No restrictions

Flight Track Monitoring (None)

None

Noise Monitoring (None)

None

Prior Permission (PPR) Operations (None)

None

Airport Maps

Airport Contact

Name: Daniel Wick, Community Relations Officer
Phone: 925-681-4200
Noise: 844-359-8687
Fax: 925-646-5731
Address:
550 Sally Ride Dr
Concord CA 94520

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Airport Data

Elevation: 26 ft
City: Concord, California, United States
Sectional Chart: San Francisco
Flight Service: Oakland FSS
Control Tower: Yes
Wind Indicator: Yes
Fuel: 100LLA1+
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