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Teterboro Airport (TEB) – Teterboro, NJ
FAA Issues Notice on Improper Use of Teterboro RNAV Departures
Nov. 1, 2013
The FAA has issued a notice regarding the improper filing and acceptance of RUUDY Four departures from Teterboro Airport (TEB) by aircraft not RNAV 1 capable. The improper filing and acceptance of RUUDY Four departures at TEB by aircraft not RNAV 1 capable has contributed to an unacceptable increase in lateral and vertical pilot deviations, and increases the risk of a near mid-air collision with arrivals at Newark Liberty Airport. Learn more.
Teterboro Airport Closed to Fixed-Wing Operations For 16-hour Period on Oct. 26, Nov. 2
Oct. 15, 2013
Teterboro Airport (TEB) will be closed to fixed-wing operations between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. EDTon Saturday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 2. The closure is necessary to complete a project replacing all airfield signs. Helicopter operations will be permitted during the fixed-wing closure. Operators should check the NOTAMs to confirm specific dates/times. Review Teterboro Airport Operations Bulletin #2013-18.
Additional Fee Imposed at TEB Around Super Bowl
Sept. 19, 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is planning to impose an additional fee at Teterboro Airport beginning at 6 a.m. on Jan. 29, 2014, and running through 6 a.m. on Feb. 4, 2014. The proposed fee will offset a portion of additional operating expenses incurred by the airport during the period leading up to and immediately following the 2014 Super Bowl. This added fee is to provide a safe, secure and efficient operating environment during the heavily trafficked Super Bowl period, according to the port authority. Review the Teterboro Airport Manager’s Bulletin. (PDF)
Teterboro and London Biggin Hill Now Sister Airports
Sept. 6, 2013
Teterboro Airport, and London's Biggin Hill Airport (EGKB) last month signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that "provides the platform for international cooperation and customer service," according to a Biggin Hill Airport statement. The MOU encourages mutual assistance and participation by both parties, with a focus on communication, security and safety. At the signing of the MOU on Aug. 13, Ralph Tragale, the Port Authority's assistant director of aviation, public affairs, said, "Through this partnership, we'll work together to exchange ideas so that we can play an even greater role in our respective regions…create more jobs... [and] be better neighbors." Read the full article.
Revised Teterboro VFR Departure Procedure Effective March 7
February 25, 2013
A revision to the VFR Dalton departure procedure off Runway 19 at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport (TEB) will be published on March 7. The Dalton 2 Departure Procedure will be available only by pilot request. Pilots must ensure they are completely familiar with the restrictions on the procedure due to the close proximity of overhead arrivals into Newark Liberty International (EWR) Runway 22. The revised procedure will maintain the 1,300 feet altitude restriction and a turn to heading 280 after departure will need to be completed within 2.4 nautical miles DME of the Teterboro VOR. NBAA urges pilots to familiarize themselves with the altitude and heading requirements for the procedure before requesting it. For more information, contact NBAA's Dean Snell at [email protected]. Review details on the revised TEB procedure. Learn More
Teterboro Runway 19 Departure Procedure to Be Revised Apr. 5
March 19, 2012
A revision to the VFR Dalton departure procedure off Runway 19 at New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport (TEB) will be published on April 5. The procedure will remain the same except for the elimination of the requirement to climb to 800 feet prior to starting the turn to heading 280. The revised procedure will allow pilots to start the turn prior to reaching 800 feet, but the turn must still be completed within 2 nautical miles (nm) DME from the airport. Pilots should still use caution, as there are two towers within 4 nm DME of Teterboro, to the south, 510 feet high, and southwest, 695 feet high. FAA advises pilots to familiarize themselves with the altitude and heading requirements for the procedure before requesting it. Learn More
NBAA's GA Desk Helps Teterboro Users Stay on Top of Operational Changes
October 24, 2011
For the past decade, NBAA's General Aviation (GA) Desk, located on aviation's front lines at the FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center, has offered Members access to the most up-to-date airspace and airport information available. The need for such a service has been highlighted as TEB undergoes a number of infrastructure upgrades. "The business model for business aviation is based on flexibility," noted Dean Snell, assistant manager, GA Desk. "We are there to ensure that flexibility remains." Learn more about recent GA Desk efforts.
Please note: The following material about TEB is provided on this page for archival purposes. For the latest information about this airport visit the TEB web site at www.teb.com or contact NBAA's Northeast Regional Representative Dean Saucier at [email protected].
New Teterboro Departure Procedures Now in Use
August 31, 2009
The FAA has implemented two new departure procedures for Teterboro Airport (TEB). Eligible RNAV-equipped airplanes will be assigned the RUUDY TWO procedure when departing Runway 24. Operators flying the RUUDY TWO procedure must cross WENTZ waypoint at 1,500 feet and TASCA waypoint at 2,000 feet as charted. Departures over WHITE and DIXIE waypoints now include a new waypoint, ELVAE, prior to the Colts Neck VOR (COL). The Teterboro Six procedure requires airplanes departing Runway 24 to maintain a 240 degree heading until 1,500 feet then turn right to heading 280 degrees and cross 4.5 DME from Teterboro VOR (TEB) at 1,500 feet (non-DME equipped aircraft must cross the Colts Neck VOR (COL) 011 degree radial at 1,500 feet), then climb and maintain 2,000 feet and proceed via vector to the assigned route or fix. For more information, contact NBAA's Dean Saucier at [email protected].
New RNAV SID for Teterboro Runway 24 Departures
January 12, 2009
On January 15, New Jersey's Teterboro Airport (TEB) will begin using the RUUDY ONE RNAV SID for departures on Runway 24. The SID may be assigned by TEB tower to aircraft that indicate "RNAV departure" on their FAA/ICAO flight plan. Pilots are encouraged to review the announcement provided by the Teterboro Users Group (TUG) concerning the RUUDY ONE RNAV SID. For more information, contact TUG at www.tugatteb.com.
Teterboro Users Asked to Complete RNAV Capability Survey
June 2, 2008
The Teterboro Users Group (TUG), to help develop future area navigation (RNAV) instrument procedures at Teterboro Airport (TEB), has created a survey to determine the RNAV capability of aircraft utilizing TEB. Operators are asked to complete the survey and return it to TUG. Survey returns can be sent three different ways: via e-mail to [email protected]; via fax to (201) 393-6901 or by mail to TUG, P.O. Box 422, Saddle River, NJ 07458. For more information on the development of RNAV procedures at TEB or on the survey, contact NBAA's Dean Saucier at [email protected]. Download the survey..
Pilots Urged to be Alert and Avoid New EMAS at Teterboro
December 18, 2006
Pilots have indicated that the engineered material arresting system (EMAS) arrestor bed at the end of Runway 6 at Teterboro Airport (TEB) is indiscernible at night. Consequently, two aircraft have taxied into the bed since it was installed in mid-October. EMAS systems are designed to stop aircraft in overrun emergencies. Those aircraft may be traveling much faster, but the EMAS systems are just as effective at taxi speeds. The airport diagram for Teterboro does not depict the EMAS installment, but the bed is currently painted with bright yellow end-of-runway chevrons. To further accentuate the location of the EMAS bed, TEB management is considering additional options. For more information, contact NBAA's Operations Service Group at [email protected].
NBAA Issues Statement Regarding Voluntary Operational Teterboro Guidelines
October 9, 2006
On October 4, 2006, NBAA issued a statement about an agreement signed by a working group of airport and industry representatives, including NBAA, concerning voluntary measures for some operations at Teterboro Airport (TEB). "The measures include not only compliance with existing voluntary bans on Stage 2 aircraft related to nighttime operations, but also the practice of restraint at all other times, including the consideration of alternate aircraft for accessing Teterboro Airport," said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. View a copy of the full statement.
NBAA Members Receive Teterboro Good Neighbor Noise Abatement Awards
June 5, 2006
On May 17, 2006, Teterboro Airport (TEB) hosted its Third Annual Teterboro Airport Noise Symposium and Good Neighbor Noise Abatement Awards Luncheon. NBAA Member Companies Adelphia Communications, Hawkaire and Textron, Inc. each were awarded the 2005 Good Neighbor Award for successfully meeting the airport's aircraft-friendly criterion throughout 2005. Hawkaire also was recognized for having the lowest average jet fleet sound level for the year 2005. NBAA congratulates these Members and encourages all operators to follow NBAA Noise Abatement Program procedures, which are available for review online at http://www.nbaa.org/quietflying.
NBAA and GAMA Staff at TEB for Meetings With Local Members and Airport Staff
August 22, 2005
As part of their ongoing work to represent the business aviation community at Teterboro Airport (TEB), staff from NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) last week met with airport officials and business aircraft operators at TEB. NBAA Senior Vice President, Government Affairs Lisa Piccione and NBAA Northeast Regional Representative Dean Saucier were joined by GAMA Vice President for Government Affairs Brian Riley for a meeting with TEB Airport Manager Lanny Rider and, separately, with several representatives from NBAA Member Companies. The meetings, which included discussion of the variety of operational safety and noise reduction initiatives in place at TEB, were among the recent efforts the two associations have undertaken in response to recent calls by federal and local officials for reductions in aircraft traffic at the airport.
NBAA Continues Work to Represent Business Aviation at Teterboro Airport
August 1, 2005
In response to recent calls for reductions in aircraft traffic at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport (TEB), NBAA's staff has been active in raising concerns about the proposed traffic curbs among federal and local stakeholders. In Washington last week, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen met with Rep. Steve Rothman (D-9-NJ), who has called for 25-percent reductions in traffic at TEB. While no definitive conclusions were reached, Rep. Rothman indicated his desire to continue discussions with NBAA on matters related to Teterboro Airport. NBAA staff members also were available at a meeting last week of the Teterboro Aircraft Noise Abatement Advisory Committee to answer questions about the proposed traffic restrictions and outline mobilization efforts to date. NBAA's meetings in Washington and New Jersey are the latest in a series of efforts the Association has undertaken to preserve full access to Teterboro Airport for business aircraft operators.
FAA Letter to Port Authority of NY and NJ Challenges Calls for Restrictions on Access to Teterboro
July 11, 2005
Last week, the FAA sent a letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in response to recent calls from Port Authority officials for reductions in business aircraft traffic at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport (TEB) as a means of enhancing safety. In their letter, FAA officials state: "...We do not see any relation between safety and the kinds of restrictions on airport use you are proposing." The letter goes on to state that the specific proposals offered by the Port Authority to reduce traffic – including noise restrictions, aircraft weight limits and airport fees for business aircraft operators – would be subject to review under federal law. NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen commended the FAA for its letter. "We applaud FAA officials for making clear what NBAA has said all along: aircraft activity levels are not a precursor to, or a cause of, accidents. I hope that this letter will prompt a reasoned discussion of effective measures to enhance safety at Teterboro Airport."
Bolen Opinion Piece in Bergen Record Challenges Calls for Restrictions on Access to Teterboro Airport
July 3, 2005
In response to recent calls for reductions in business aircraft traffic at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport (TEB), NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen submitted an editorial to the Bergen Record defending access to the airport for the business aviation community. Bolen's opinion piece, which was published in the July 3 edition of the paper, points out that proposals to reduce traffic as a means of enhancing safety are based on the flawed assumption that aircraft activity levels are causally linked to airplane accidents when the data tells a different story. "There are several general aviation airports in the U.S. that handle more traffic than Teterboro, and they are clearly safe," Bolen points out in his editorial. "Thus, high aircraft activity levels are not a precursor to, or a cause of, accidents." Bolen's opinion piece calls for a deliberative approach to making safety improvements at TEB that is based upon determination of underlying reasons for accidents.
NBAA Continues Work to Represent Business Aviation at Teterboro
June 27, 2005
In light of recent calls from public officials in the Morristown, NJ, area for significant reductions in aircraft traffic at Teterboro Airport (TEB), NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen last week submitted an opinion piece for publication in two local newspapers to bring clarity and reason to the debate about safety at TEB. Bolen's piece, which was submitted to the Bergen Record and Newark Star-Ledger, states: "There is no question that the incidents at Teterboro serve as a reminder that safety must remain the highest priority at the airport. But reducing aircraft operations at Teterboro is not the appropriate solution." Bolen's opinion piece is just one aspect of NBAA's ongoing effort to represent the business aviation community at TEB. NBAA has worked on TEB policy with current and former public officials, including former Acting FAA Administrator Joseph Del Balzo, whose own opinion piece on TEB safety recently appeared in the Bergen Record.
Bolen and other NBAA officials continue to meet with representatives from the FAA and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on TEB safety, and NBAA Northeast Regional Representative Dean Saucier recently attended a local public hearing on the issue.
NBAA Files Objections to Proposed Obstructions Near Teterboro
NBAA recently filed objections to the placement of various buildings and a Ferris Wheel in the immediate vicinity of Teterboro Airport (TEB) in New Jersey. The buildings and other structures are being proposed by the Meadowlands Mills/Mack-Cali Limited Partnership. All structures generally underlie the final approach course to Runway 01 at TEB. In each of five cases, the proposed structures exceed FAA obstruction standards and would represent hazards to air navigation. NBAA said in its filings, "It is imperative for FAA to do everything within its power to protect our airspace, as an asset for the entire aviation industry."
FAA Invites Comments on Proposed Antenna Tower Near Teterboro
The FAA is conducting an aeronautical study concerning the construction of a proposed antenna tower 421 feet above ground level (AGL) near Runway 01 at New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport and is taking comments until June 2, 2004. Although the antenna and a proposed Ferris Wheel (see related story, April 19 NBAA Update) are not expected to affect instrument approaches, they could become a factor in circling to land as well as on glide path VASI approaches to Runway 01 at TEB.
Comments should be sent to FAA Eastern Region, 1 Aviation Plaza-AEA-520, Jamaica, NY 11434; reference 2004-AEA-633-OE.
Second Customs Facility Added at TEB
The Teterboro Users Group, with assistance from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and NBAA, was instrumental in obtaining a second U.S. Customs facility at TEB. The first facility is located at Atlantic Aviation and the second will be at Jet Aviation. The chief inspector approved the second facility based on the approximately 5,000 international flights per year at TEB.