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KAKH Gastonia Municipal Airport
Gastonia, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: AKH
Lat/Long: 35-12-09.4430N 081-08-59.5530W
35-12.157383N 081-08.992550W
35.2026231,-81.1498758
(estimated)
Elevation: 797.8 ft. / 243.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2000)
From city: 4 miles S of GASTONIA, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28056

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AKH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-SUN 0800-1700
UNATNDD CHRISTMAS DAY
FOR SERVICE AFTER HOURS CALL 704-201-1500.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 03/21 AND ODALS RWY 03, PAPI RWYS 03 AND 21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX ASOS: 135.725 (704-868-9034)
CHARLOTTE APPROACH: 120.05
CHARLOTTE DEPARTURE: 120.05
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 127.2
BARMY DP: 120.05
BEAVY DP: 120.05
BOBZY DP: 120.05
ESTRR DP: 120.05
ICONS DP: 120.05
JOJJO DP: 120.05
KERMIT DP: 120.05
KILNS DP: 120.05
KNIGHTS DP: 120.05
KWEEN DP: 120.05
LILLS DP: 120.05
RASLN STAR: 126.15
WX ASOS at CLT (10 nm E): 121.15 (704-359-0235)
WX ASOS at UZA (14 nm S): 120.775 (803-981-9388)
WX AWOS-3 at IPJ (17 nm N): 119.675 (704-735-6954)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CLTr279/9.7CHARLOTTE VOR/DME115.0005W
SPAr077/39.5SPARTANBURG VORTAC115.7002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STONIAat field26006WGHJ --. .... .---
FIRST RIVER104/22.241706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
CHESTER012/25.122006WDCM -.. -.-. --
LANCASTER341/32.140007WLKR .-.. -.- .-.
UNION COUNTY044/39.432606WUOT ..- --- -
FIDDLERS147/39.739107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 3770 x 100 ft. / 1149 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 35-11.883997N35-12.430780N
Longitude: 081-09.172150W081-08.812928W
Elevation: 795.5 ft.779.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 034 magnetic, 028 true214 magnetic, 208 true
Displaced threshold: no81 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting system
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. road, 279 ft. from runway, 7:1 slope to clear
ADDITIONAL OBSTRUCTION APCH SLOPE 7:1 DUE TO 18 FT TREES LOCATED 334 T FROM THLD OFFSET 13-62 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN
24 ft. trees, 253 ft. from runway, 81 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
3 FT BRUSH 181 FT FM END OF RWY 8 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; 3 FT BRUSH 178 FT FM END OF RWY 54 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN;

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF GASTONIA
PO BOX 1748
GASTONIA, NC 28053
Phone (704) 214-9160
STEVE HUSS
Manager: JON BOYD
1126 GASTON DAY SCHOOL ROAD
GASTONIA, NC 28056
Phone 704-869-7844

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 40
Single engine airplanes: 35
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 27/day *
54% local general aviation
45% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 28 June 2019

Additional Remarks

PARALLEL TWY UNLGTD.
RWY 3 - 15 FT ROAD 292 FT FM THR L & R OF CNTRLN.
RWY 21 - 50 FT DROP-OFF 300 FT FM DISPLACED THR L&R OF CNTRLN AND AND UNMARKED POWER LINES 370 FT FM DISPLACED THR L&R OF CNTRLN
NOISE ABATEMENT: FROM 2200-0600 PILOTS ARE REQUESTED TO USE RWY 21 AS CALM WIND RWY & DO RUNUPS ON RAMP; NOT RWY END. TO AVOID LOW ALT TURNS TO THE WEST REQ CLNC THRU CLASS B ASP FROM CHARLOTTE APCH.
DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHARLOTTE APCH AT 704-359-0241.
RWY 3/21 NO LINE OF SIGHT BTN RWY ENDS.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHPTR THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (381KB)
LIINN THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (323KB)
MAJIC FOUR   download (267KB)
RASLN THREE   download (199KB)
UNARM SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (368KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (267KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (229KB)
NDB RWY 03 **CHANGED**   download (191KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (65KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BARMY FOUR (RNAV)   download (218KB)
BEAVY FIVE (RNAV)   download (199KB)
BOBZY FOUR (RNAV)   download (209KB)
ESTRR FOUR (RNAV)   download (176KB)
ICONS FOUR (RNAV)   download (188KB)
JOJJO FOUR (RNAV)   download (238KB)
KERMIT THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (421KB)
KILNS FOUR (RNAV)   download (195KB)
KNIGHTS TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (474KB)
KRITR FIVE (RNAV)   download (178KB)
KWEEN FOUR (RNAV)   download (189KB)
LILLS TWO (RNAV)   download (167KB)
WEAZL FOUR (RNAV)   download (170KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (206KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCLT - Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (10 nm E)
KUZA - Rock Hill (York Co) Airport-Bryant Field (14 nm S)
KIPJ - Lincolnton-Lincoln County Regional Airport (17 nm N)
KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (22 nm W)
KJQF - Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (24 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1911:19
Sunrise07:4511:45
Sunset18:3222:32
Evening civil twilight18:5822:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Oct-2020 06:02:22
Local (UTC-4)  29-Oct-2020 02:02:22
 
METAR
KAKH 290554Z AUTO 18007G15KT 10SM OVC008 22/19 A2991 RMK AO2 CIG 006V011 SLP123 60008 T02170194 10217 20211 56023
KCLT 
10nm E 
290552Z 17011KT 10SM OVC009 21/19 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP126 60006 T02060194 10222 20206 55013 $
KUZA 
14nm S 
290554Z AUTO 17005KT 9SM OVC010 21/19 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP123 T02060189 10217 20206 58022
KIPJ 
17nm N 
290555Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM OVC005 20/20 A2991 RMK AO2 60027 T02000200 10200 20191 402010127
TAF
KCLT 
10nm E 
290545Z 2906/3012 16012KT P6SM BKN015 OVC050 TEMPO 2906/2909 4SM -RA BR OVC025 FM290900 16010KT P6SM -SHRA OVC015 FM291200 16025G36KT P6SM -SHRA OVC010 WS020/18045KT FM291400 20023G35KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 PROB30 2915/2917 4SM TSRA BR OVC015CB FM292200 22011G18KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250 FM300200 30008KT P6SM FEW150
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Academy of Aviation UNICOM 123.00
704-869-7844
914-424-0952
[web site]
[email]
New management at Gastonia. Experienced FBO staff that cares about its customers. Complimentary water and snacks. Excellent fuel prices. Crew car. Newly decorated comfortable lobby with complimentary coffee bar. Closest GA airport to Downtown Charlotte. Please visit and try us. You will like what you see!
More info and photos of Academy of Aviation
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.68 $3.61 
 Updated 20-Oct-2020
 
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