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56NC Wheat Field Airport
Tryon, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 56NC
Lat/Long: 35-12-24.0000N 082-01-55.0000W
35-12.400000N 082-01.916667W
35.2066667,-82.0319444
(estimated)
Elevation: 960 ft. / 293 m (estimated)
Variation: 06W (2000)
From city: 12 miles E of TRYON, NC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 28722

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 01/2001
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATNDD
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

WX AWOS-3 at FQD (14 nm N): 118.275 (828-287-6498)
WX AWOS-3 at SPA (18 nm S): 133.925 (864-587-2529)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SPAr336/11.6SPARTANBURG VORTAC115.7002W
SUGr138/16.7SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN VORTAC112.2002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FIRST RIVER269/21.441706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
BROAD RIVER107/21.937907WBRA -... .-. .-
FIDDLERS217/35.039107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-
UNION COUNTY335/36.832606WUOT ..- --- -

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 1500 x 80 ft. / 457 x 24 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 1350 ft. pline, 30 ft. from runway250 ft. trees, 40 ft. from runway

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MITCH STOTT
1156 CHESNEE RD
COLUMBUS, NC 28722
Phone 828-817-0412
Manager: MITCH STOTT
1156 CHESNEE RD
COLUMBUS, NC 28722
Phone 828-817-0412

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1
Single engine airplanes: 1
    

Additional Remarks

RCMD ACFT TKOF TO THE WEST, LND FROM THE WEST DUE TO TREES TO EAST.
FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 56NC.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFQD - Rutherford County Airport/Marchman Field (14 nm N)
KSPA - Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport/Simpson Field (18 nm S)
KGSP - Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (21 nm SW)
KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (21 nm E)
KGMU - Greenville Downtown Airport (27 nm SW)
 
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Aerial photo of 56NC (Wheat Field Airport)
Photo by Joyce Stott
Photo taken 16-Aug-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4911:49
Sunrise07:1712:17
Sunset17:1622:16
Evening civil twilight17:4322:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Nov-2022 13:27:24
Local (UTC-5)  28-Nov-2022 08:27:24
 
METAR
KSPA 
11nm SE 
281315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/06 A2988 RMK AO2
KFQD 
13nm N 
281315Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM CLR 10/05 A2989 RMK AO2
KGSP 
21nm SW 
281253Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/06 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP114 T00780056
KEHO 
21nm E 
281315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/05 A2988 RMK AO2 T00620047
TAF
KGSP 
21nm SW 
281131Z 2812/2912 23004KT P6SM SKC FM281500 28005KT P6SM FEW250 FM282100 25004KT P6SM FEW030 FM290000 02003KT P6SM FEW030 FM290600 03004KT P6SM SKC
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