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9A9 Shiflet Field Airport
Marion, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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/DME113.7506W

 
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: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
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: 40 ft. trees, 14 ft. from runway, 102 ft. left of centerline57 ft. trees, 504 ft. from runway, 173 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 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: WILL GLENN
2654 AIRPORT RD
MARION, NC 28752
Phone 828-803-4019

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 55
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 83/week *
76% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 May 2021

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.
FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
RWY 10 HAS PRIVATE DRIVE CROSSING IN FRONT OF THR

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
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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
looking east.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2210:22
Sunrise06:4910:49
Sunset20:1600:16
Evening civil twilight20:4300:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2022 03:26:27
Local (UTC-4)  16-Aug-2022 23:26:27
 
METAR
KFQD 
19nm S 
170315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC034 19/19 A3003 RMK AO2
KMRN 
20nm E 
170315Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM SCT031 OVC047 21/20 A3006 RMK AO2 T02050200
TAF
KHKY 
31nm E 
161740Z 1618/1718 05006KT P6SM OVC012 FM162200 05005KT P6SM BKN020 FM170300 02002KT P6SM BKN060 FM170900 01002KT 3SM BR FEW007 SCT015 BKN025 FM171300 04003KT P6SM BKN020 FM171600 07005KT P6SM BKN030
KAVL 
31nm SW 
162005Z 1620/1718 14005KT P6SM VCSH SCT008 BKN022 OVC060 TEMPO 1620/1622 5SM -SHRA BR BKN008 FM170300 VRB02KT P6SM BKN035 FM170600 VRB02KT 6SM BR FEW016 OVC030 FM170900 VRB02KT 2SM BR FEW008 OVC016 FM171300 11003KT P6SM BKN018 FM171600 12005KT P6SM BKN025
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