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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

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
Pattern altitude: 811.9 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 118.075 (252-449-0698)
CHERRY POINT APPROACH: 124.725 [24 HRS.]
CHERRY POINT DEPARTURE: 124.725 [24 HRS.]
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 excellent 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.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
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 THLD.
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 18 April 2018

Additional Remarks

MAX OF 24 HRS PARKING PERMITTED. NO MORE THAN TWO OVERNIGHT STAYS PER MONTH.
RWY 21 HAS 10' DEEP DITCH 400' FM THR.
DEER AND BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
SITE OF FIRST FLIGHT BY WRIGHT BROTHERS.
RESTROOM FACILITIES ON SITE; KEY CODE ACCESS TO PILOT LOUNGE.
HANG GLIDING & POWERED HANG GLIDING TO 4000' IN VICINITY OF 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 RY 21 ARE 115 FT FM CNTRLN.
WINDSOCK OBSC BY TREES FM APN.

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 11 October 2018 at 0901Z to 8 November 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (149KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (163KB)
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)
KEDE - Northeastern Regional Airport (43 nm W)
KHSE - Billy Mitchell Airport (47 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4610:46
Sunrise07:1211:12
Sunset18:2422:24
Evening civil twilight18:5022:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Oct-2018 11:15:43
Local (UTC-4)  17-Oct-2018 07:15:43
 
METAR
KFFA 171040Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN026 BKN035 OVC045 20/18 A3004 RMK AO2 T02000183
KMQI 
6nm S 
171040Z AUTO 02004KT 10SM SCT012 BKN039 OVC080 20/18 A3006 RMK AO2 T02020183
TAF
KECG 
29nm NW 
170520Z 1706/1806 09005KT 6SM -RA OVC015 FM171000 32006KT 6SM -RA OVC020 FM171300 31007KT P6SM VCSH OVC040 FM171800 28008KT P6SM BKN150
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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Wright Brothers National Memorial 252-441-7430
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