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5W5 Triple W Airport
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 5W5
Lat/Long: 35-37-13.4000N 078-42-01.0000W
35-37.223333N 078-42.016667W
35.6203889,-78.7002778
(estimated)
Elevation: 244 ft. / 74.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (1985)
From city: 11 miles SW of RALEIGH, NC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 27526

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1975
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-2400 ACTVT LIRL - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3 at HRJ (14 nm S): 119.025 (910-814-3946)
WX AWOS-3 at JNX (16 nm E): 120.225 (919-934-3851)
WX ASOS at RDU (16 nm N): PHONE 919-840-0816
WX AWOS-3 at TTA (20 nm W): 120.625 (919-708-5382)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RDUr174/15.7RALEIGH/DURHAM VORTAC117.2009W
FAYr017/39.0FAYETTEVILLE VOR/DME108.8004W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HARNETT002/11.341708WHQT .... --.- -
POPE035/26.733807WPOB .--. --- -...
FORT BRAGG018/29.439307WFGP ..-. --. .--.

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3004 x 40 ft. / 916 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
HEAVY VEGETATION IN CRACKS
Runway edge lights: non-standard
LGTS 15 FT FROM EDGE OF RY. RY 16 THLD LGTS 150 FT FM THLD; RY 34 THLD LGTS 460 FT FM THLD.
Runway edge markings: RY 16/34 MARKINGS BADLY FADED.
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 35-37.445442N35-37.001075N
Longitude: 078-42.150513W078-41.882665W
Elevation: 243.0 ft.235.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 154 true341 magnetic, 334 true
Markings: NSTD, in poor conditionNSTD, in poor condition
Obstructions: 30 ft. trees, 227 ft. from runway, 49 ft. right of centerline
31 FT TREES 0-200 FT FROM THLD OFFSET 56 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; 42 FT TREES 0-200 FT FROM THLD OFFSET 50 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN
27 ft. trees, 233 ft. from runway, 48 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
18 FT TREES 0-200 FT FM THR OFFSET 46 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: TRIPLE W ENTERPRISES INC
7124 BLUE JUPITER COURT
FUQUAY VARINA, NC 27526
Phone (919) 971-3718
Manager: PAUL WILLIAMS
7124 BLUE JUPITER COURT
FUQUAY VARINA, NC 27526
Phone (919) 971-3718

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 18
Single engine airplanes: 18
    
Aircraft operations: avg 41/day *
67% local general aviation
30% transient general aviation
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 12 August 2019

Additional Remarks

ALL ACFT OVER 6500 LBS PROHIBITED.
RY 16/34 PAEW PARL TWY.
DEER ON AND INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC WASHINGTON ARTCC AT 703-771-3587.
BE ALERT 1000 FT OF TWY NORTH END RWY 16 UNUSBL DUE TO EROSION UNDER PAVEMENT.
CAUTION: VEHICLES ON OR INVOF OF RWY 16/34.
BE ALERT FOR RISING TERRAIN ALL QUADRANTS.
4 FT DROPOFF TAXIWAY EDGE BOTH SIDES - SOUTH END.
TOWER (500' AGL/ 826' MSL) APPROX 1.75 NM NW OF ARPT.
NUMEROUS UNLGTD OBSTR INVOF ARPT. NIGHT LANDINGS NOT RECOMMENDED.
RY 16/34 HAS 4 FT DROPOFF 20 FT FROM PAVEMENT EDGE ALL SIDES.
TWY NOT LIGHTED.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 5W5.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHRJ - Harnett Regional Jetport Airport (14 nm S)
KJNX - Johnston Regional Airport (16 nm E)
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham International Airport (16 nm N)
KTTA - Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County Airport (20 nm W)
KLHZ - Triangle NorthExecutive Airport (30 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of 5W5 (Triple W Airport)
Photo by David L Newcomer
Photo taken 27-Feb-2010
from 3,000' altitude looking west.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1411:14
Sunrise06:3911:39
Sunset18:1323:13
Evening civil twilight18:3923:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-Mar-2021 08:46:04
Local (UTC-5)  06-Mar-2021 03:46:04
 
METAR
KHRJ 
14nm S 
060755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A3016 RMK AO2 T00311058
KRDU 
15nm N 
060751Z 00000KT 10SM BKN170 03/M08 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP213 T00331083
KJNX 
16nm E 
060755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/M07 A3015 RMK AO2
KTTA 
20nm W 
060755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M06 A3016 RMK AO2 T00001056
TAF
KRDU 
15nm N 
051737Z 0518/0618 35008KT P6SM SKC FM052300 34004KT P6SM SCT250 FM060900 32004KT P6SM BKN250
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