Reading Airport Beacon - Reading, PA, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila
N 40° 22.295 W 075° 57.825
18T E 418181 N 4469447
Quick Description: This beacon light at the Reading Regional Airport KRDG sits close to the road but behind a fenced in parking area for the charter airplanes. It can be seen immediately after turning off of Bernville Road.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2018 2:34:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMZAPG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 4

Long Description:
Per Wikipedia, a beacon light is defined as;
"An aerodrome beacon or rotating beacon is a beacon installed at an airport or aerodrome to indicate its location to aircraft pilots at night. An aerodrome beacon is mounted on top of a towering structure, often a control tower, above other buildings of the airport. It produces flashes similar to that of a lighthouse." (visit link)

Reading Airport was opened in April 1938 as a civil airport preparing air crews to participate in World War II. Today, the airport is a full service airport operating two charter airlines - Reading Air and Millennium Aviation.

From the AirNav website (visit link) :
"Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise."
Reference: [Web Link]

NavAid Type: Visual

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