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9A9 Shiflet Field Airport
Marion, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: 9A9
Lat/Long: 35-43-14.4470N / 082-00-35.3910W
35-43.240783N / 082-00.589850W
35.7206797 / -82.0098308
(estimated)
Elevation: 1212 ft. / 369.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1985)
From city: 3 miles N of MARION, NC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 28752

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: RDO-CTL FOR BASED AIRCRAFT ONLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
RDO-CTL FOR BASED AIRCRAFT ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at FQD (18 nm S): 118.275 (828-287-6498)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SUGr036/22.7SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN VORTAC112.2002W
BZMr263/38.5BARRETTS MOUNTAIN VOR/DME110.8006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FIDDLERS279/16.539107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-
HEMLOCK196/26.732002WBAR -... .- .-.
FIRST RIVER330/34.541706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
BROAD RIVER047/35.137907WBRA -... .-. .-

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3340 x 180 ft. / 1018 x 55 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
RY SUBJECT TO FLOODING AFT VERY HEAVY RAINS ON EAST END.
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 123 ft. trees, 1320 ft. from runway, 30 ft. right of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear58 ft. trees, 144 ft. from runway, 122 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MARION AIRPORT COMMISSION
PO BOX 1298
MARION, NC 28752
Phone 828-442-5500
FRANK ROUTH - SECRETARY/TREASURER
Manager: BILLY TYNDALL
2654 AIRPORT RD
MARION, NC 28752
Phone 973-865-9241

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 57
Single engine airplanes: 55
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 83/week *
76% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2015

Additional Remarks

LOW LYING FOG ON AIRFIELD DURING RAINY COOL WEATHER.
NUMEROUS OBSTNS IN APCH & PRIM SFCS.
HIGH TERRIAN ALL QUADRANTS.
HANGERS ARE SPACED CLOSER THAN NORMAL; SLOWER TAXI SPEEDS REQUIRED.
DEER ON AND IN VICINITY OF ARPT.
ARPT CLOSED AT NIGHT TO IN-TRANSIT TRAFFIC.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 9A9.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFQD - Rutherford County Airport-Marchman Field (18 nm S)
KMRN - Foothills Regional Airport (20 nm E)
KHKY - Hickory Regional Airport (30 nm E)
KAVL - Asheville Regional Airport (31 nm SW)
KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (34 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo of 9A9 (Shiflet Field Airport)
Photo by Rob "Smokey" Ray in Harmon Rocket N760RF
Photo taken 11-Sep-2011
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4211:42
Sunrise07:0912:09
Sunset17:1822:18
Evening civil twilight17:4522:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Nov-2017 09:21:28
Local (UTC-5)  19-Nov-2017 04:21:28
 
METAR
KFQD 
19nm S 
190845Z AUTO 30011G19KT 10SM CLR 10/03 A2970 RMK AO2 T00980031
KMRN 
20nm E 
181520Z AUTO 21015G20KT 10SM CLR 14/08 A2997 RMK AO2 T01440075
TAF
KHKY 
31nm E 
190725Z 1907/2006 26015G20KT P6SM OVC080 FM191100 29011KT P6SM SCT120 FM191400 32012G22KT P6SM FEW250 FM192300 31009KT P6SM SKC
KAVL 
31nm SW 
190639Z 1907/2006 35015G25KT P6SM SCT015 BKN100 FM190900 34021G31KT P6SM BKN025 FM191700 34017G30KT P6SM FEW030 FEW200 FM200000 33014G22KT P6SM FEW250 FM200500 34008KT P6SM SKC
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