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9A9 Shiflet Field Airport
Marion, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

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/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: 59 ft. trees, 130 ft. from runway, 157 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear35 ft. trees, 96 ft. from runway, 105 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 26 March 2018

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-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4910:49
Sunrise07:1511:15
Sunset19:2923:29
Evening civil twilight19:5523:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2018 08:40:29
Local (UTC-4)  19-Sep-2018 04:40:29
 
METAR
7A8 
13nm N 
SuperAWOS
190755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM A3014
KFQD 
19nm S 
190800Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM SCT065 18/18 A2999 RMK AO2
KMRN 
20nm E 
190805Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM BKN060 16/16 A3003 RMK AO2 T01640164
TAF
KHKY 
31nm E 
190539Z 1906/2006 VRB03KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 1909/1913 5SM BR FM191700 33005KT P6SM FEW040 SCT250 FM200000 00000KT P6SM SKC
KAVL 
31nm SW 
190821Z 1908/2006 00000KT 4SM BR SCT002 TEMPO 1909/1912 2SM BR BKN002 FM191400 33004KT P6SM FEW200 FM191800 34007KT P6SM SCT250 FM200200 00000KT 6SM BR SCT250
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