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KFFA First Flight Airport
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 OCTOBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FFA
Lat/Long: 36-01-03.3000N 075-40-17.7000W
36-01.055000N 075-40.295000W
36.0175833,-75.6715833
(estimated)
Elevation: 11.9 ft. / 3.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11W (2020)
From city: 1 mile W of KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 27948

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FFA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 118.075 (252-449-0698)
CHERRY POINT APPROACH: 124.725
CHERRY POINT DEPARTURE: 124.725
WX AWOS-3 at MQI (6 nm S): 128.275 (252-473-2826)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RBXr020/6.0WRIGHT BROTHERS VOR/DME111.6008W
ECGr128/28.4ELIZABETH CITY VOR/DME112.5007W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MANTEO020/6.237009WMQI -- --.- ..
WOODVILLE126/33.725410WLLW .-.. .-.. .--

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 3000 x 60 ft. / 914 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 10.0
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 36-00.816898N36-01.294677N
Longitude: 075-40.372653W075-40.215673W
Elevation: 11.6 ft.8.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 026 magnetic, 015 true206 magnetic, 195 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 92 ft. trees, 348 ft. from runway, 176 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
10 FT ROAD 125 FT R; 0-200 FT FM THR.
37 ft. trees, 362 ft. from runway, 214 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
37 FT TREES 109 FT FM THR OFFSET 213 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: NATIONAL PARK SVC.
1401 NATIONAL PARK DR.
MANTEO, NC 27954-2708
Phone 252-473-2111
Manager: NCDOT DIVISION OF AVIATION
1560 MAIL SERVICE CENTER
RALEIGH, NC 27699-1560
Phone (919) 814-0550

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 103/day *
61% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 20 August 2021

Additional Remarks

MAX OF 24 HRS PRKG PMTD. NO MORE THAN TWO OVNGT STAYS PER MONTH.
RWY 21 HAS 10 FT DEEP DITCH 400 FT FM THR.
DEER AND BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC WASHINGTON ARTCC AT 703-771-3587.
SITE OF FIRST FLIGHT BY WRIGHT BROTHERS.
RESTROOM FACILITIES ON SITE; KEY CODE ACCESS TO PILOT LOUNGE.
HANG GLIDING & POWERED HANG GLIDING TO 4000 FT INVOF ARPT FROM SR-SS YEAR ROUND.
ARPT CLSD 30 MIN AFT SS TIL 30 MIN BEFORE SR.
100 FT+ UNMKD TRANSMISSION PLINES 1300 FT FM THR IN APCH AREA RWY 21; 300 FT TWR AND TANK 1/2 MI N OF RWY 21 THR.
HOLDLINES RWY 21 ARE 115 FT FM CNTRLN.

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 07 October 2021 at 0901Z to 04 November 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (173KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (185KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMQI - Dare County Regional Airport (6 nm S)
KONX - Currituck County Regional Airport (28 nm NW)
KECG - Elizabeth City Coast Guard Air Station/Regional Airport (28 nm NW)
7W6 - Hyde County Airport (31 nm SW)
KEDE - Northeastern Regional Airport (44 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Oct-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4710:47
Sunrise07:1311:13
Sunset18:2322:23
Evening civil twilight18:4922:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Oct-2021 07:45:34
Local (UTC-4)  18-Oct-2021 03:45:34
 
METAR
KFFA 180735Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM CLR 14/05 A3002 RMK AO2 T01410053
KMQI 
6nm S 
180735Z AUTO 32008G16KT 10SM CLR 15/05 A3004 RMK AO2 T01520048
TAF
KECG 
29nm NW 
180520Z 1806/1906 28008KT P6SM SKC FM181600 29012G19KT P6SM SKC FM182300 27009KT P6SM SKC
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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Wright Brothers National Memorial 252-441-7430
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