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5W5 Triple W Airport
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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: yes
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
RDUr169/15.7RALEIGH/DURHAM VORTAC117.2004W
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.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 154 true341 magnetic, 334 true
Markings: NSTD, in poor conditionNSTD, in poor condition
Obstructions: 103 ft. trees, 649 ft. from runway, 169 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
20 FT TREES 0-200 FT FROM THLD OFFSET 58 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; 35 FT TREES 0-200 FT FROM THLD OFFSET 52 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN
20 ft. trees, 276 ft. from runway, 34 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear
25 FT TREES 0-200 FT FROM THLD OFFSET 78 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 08 July 2016

Additional Remarks

ALL ACFT OVER 6500 LBS PROHIBITED.
RY 16/34 PAEW PARL TWY.
DEER ON AND INVOF ARPT.
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)
KIGX - Horace Williams Airport (26 nm NW)
 
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Photo taken 27-Feb-2010
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0910:09
Sunrise06:3610:36
Sunset19:5223:52
Evening civil twilight20:1800:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Apr-2018 09:56:14
Local (UTC-4)  21-Apr-2018 05:56:14
 
METAR
KHRJ 
14nm S 
210935Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM CLR 04/01 A3039 RMK AO2 T00370006
KRDU 
15nm N 
210851Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/02 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP288 T00440017 51006
KJNX 
16nm E 
210925Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/02 A3039 RMK AO2
KTTA 
20nm W 
210935Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR CLR 00/00 A3039 RMK AO2 T10031005
KIGX 
26nm NW 
210856Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 04/M01 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP289 T00391011 53007
TAF
KRDU 
15nm N 
210521Z 2106/2206 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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