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24A Jackson County Airport
Sylva, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 24A
Lat/Long: 35-19-01.9599N / 083-12-34.9337W
35-19.032665N / 083-12.582228W
35.3172111 / -83.2097038
(estimated)
Elevation: 2857 ft. / 870.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2000)
From city: 3 miles SE of SYLVA, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28779

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1978
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 3857 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33; PAPI RY 15/33 AND REIL RY 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.9 (828-631-3389)
WX AWOS-3 at 1A5 (12 nm SW): 118.225 (828-349-3156)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 134.8/379.95 (MT. OGELTHROPE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SOTr199/29.4SNOWBIRD VORTAC108.8004W
ODFr007/37.5FOOTHILLS VORTAC113.4000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BROAD RIVER281/36.337907WBRA -... .-. .-
LAKE KEOWEE325/39.240804WLQK .-.. --.- -.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
FUEL 24 HOUR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3210 x 60 ft. / 978 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: NW
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 35-19.240830N35-18.824512N
Longitude: 083-12.781257W083-12.383198W
Elevation: 2856.6 ft.2806.6 ft.
Gradient: 1.3%1.6% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 147 magnetic, 142 true327 magnetic, 322 true
Displaced threshold: no150 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYN 8 DEG LEFT OF CENTERLINE
2-light PAPI on left (3.09 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 75 ft. trees, 1992 ft. from runway, 167 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear
DUE TO 13 FT BUSHES LOCATED 0-200 FT FM RUNWAY END OFFSET FM CNTRLN 79 FT RIGHT AND OFFSET FM CNTRLN 120 FT LEFT
6 ft. brush, 201 ft. from runway, 16 ft. left of centerline
DSPLD THLD SLOPE 24:1 .

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Latitude: 35-19.207497N
Longitude: 083-12.781257W
Elevation: 2856.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: JACKSON CO ARPT AUTHORITY
401 GRINDSTAFF COVE RD, SUITE A-207
SYLVA, NC 28779
Phone 828-631-2295
Manager: JIM ROWELL
401 GRINDSTAFF COVE RD, SUITE A-207
SYLVA, NC 28779
Phone 828-586-0321

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 11
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 85/week *
56% transient general aviation
36% local general aviation
4% military
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 09 May 2017

Additional Remarks

MTN HAZARD BCN LGTS LOCATED ON MTN RANGE APPROX 1.7 MILES SSW OF ARPT - LGTS OPERATION UNRELIABLE.
RY 15 300 FT DROPOFF 300 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES AND 90 FT LEFT/RIGHT OF CNTRLN ALONG RUNWAY.
RY 33 300 FT DROPOFF 200 FT FM THLD 50 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN ALL QUADRANTS.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (215KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (202KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

1A5 - Macon County Airport (12 nm SW)
KRHP - Western Carolina Regional Airport (33 nm W)
KAVL - Asheville Regional Airport (33 nm E)
KGKT - Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport (36 nm NW)
KLQK - Pickens County Airport (39 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo of 24A (Jackson County Airport)
Photographer: Nick Breedlove
Pilot: Mike Schoonover
Photo taken 09-Sep-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5609:56
Sunrise06:2510:25
Sunset20:3400:34
Evening civil twilight21:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2018 01:03:43
Local (UTC-4)  22-May-2018 21:03:43
 
METAR
K1A5 
12nm SW 
230055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT039 BKN045 OVC075 21/19 A3011 RMK AO2 T02100187
TAF
KAVL 
34nm E 
222134Z 2222/2318 18009KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 BKN050 FM230200 18003KT P6SM BKN070 FM230900 33003KT P6SM SCT005 BKN019 TEMPO 2310/2313 1SM BR OVC005 FM231500 34005KT P6SM SCT020 BKN035 PROB30 2315/2318 3SM TSRA OVC025CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Jackson County Airport Authority (self-serve fuel) 828-586-0321
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100LL
SS $4.75 
 Updated 17-Apr-2018
 
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