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KFQD Rutherford County Airport-Marchman Field
Rutherfordton, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FQD
Lat/Long: 35-25-41.6000N / 081-56-06.2800W
35-25.693333N / 081-56.104667W
35.4282222 / -81.9350778
(estimated)
Elevation: 1077.3 ft. / 328.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1995)
From city: 3 miles N of RUTHERFORDTON, NC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 28139

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1975
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FQD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 01/19 & REIL RY 01 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.275 (828-287-6498)
GREER APPROACH: 119.4
GREER DEPARTURE: 119.4
WX AWOS-3 at EHO (19 nm SE): 118.425 (704-487-0100)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 132.625/257.9 (JONESVILLE RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SUGr087/16.4SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN VORTAC112.2002W
SPAr001/23.7SPARTANBURG VORTAC115.7002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FIRST RIVER309/19.541706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
FIDDLERS224/21.339107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-
BROAD RIVER077/27.837907WBRA -... .-. .-
FAIRMONT009/31.724805WFRT ..-. .-. -

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 35-25.283163N35-26.105162N
Longitude: 081-56.136182W081-56.072835W
Elevation: 1057.1 ft.1077.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 009 magnetic, 004 true189 magnetic, 184 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 67 ft. trees, 2085 ft. from runway, 241 ft. left of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear29 ft. trees, 618 ft. from runway, 232 ft. right of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE 0-200 FT FM THLD OFFSET 182 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN AND 22 FT TREES 70 FT FM THLD OFFSET 190 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: RUTHERFORD COUNTY ARPT AUTH
110 MARCHMAN FIELD DRIVE
RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139
Phone 828-287-0800
Manager: RANDY PATTERSON
110 MARCHMAN FIELD DRIVE, SUITE 102
RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139
Phone (828) 287-0800
MGR MOBILE PH# 828-748-5480.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 37
Single engine airplanes: 25
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
66% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 June 2017

Additional Remarks

100 FT DROPOFF 315 FT FM THLD RY 01; 0B.
DEER IN VICINITY OF ARPT.

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 between 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (239KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (237KB)
LOC RWY 01   download (306KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (166KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (19 nm SE)
KMRN - Foothills Regional Airport (28 nm NE)
KAVL - Asheville Regional Airport (30 nm W)
KSPA - Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport (31 nm S)
KHKY - Hickory Regional Airport (33 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0812:08
Sunrise07:3512:35
Sunset17:4322:43
Evening civil twilight18:1023:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jan-2018 20:36:10
Local (UTC-5)  21-Jan-2018 15:36:10
 
METAR
KFQD 212015Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM OVC080 19/05 A3018 RMK AO2 T01920051
KEHO 
19nm SE 
212015Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM BKN085 19/05 A3018 RMK AO2 T01910049
TAF
KAVL 
29nm W 
211725Z 2118/2218 00000KT P6SM SKC FM220000 00000KT P6SM FEW040 BKN250 FM220900 18001KT 4SM BR BKN015 FM221500 17006KT P6SM FEW015 OVC200
KHKY 
33nm NE 
211725Z 2118/2218 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM220000 00000KT P6SM SCT070 FM220700 00000KT 5SM BR BKN020 FM221500 29001KT P6SM FEW020 SCT200
KGSP 
35nm SW 
211725Z 2118/2218 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM212300 00000KT P6SM FEW070 FEW250 FM220600 00000KT 6SM BR SCT015 BKN250 FM221500 16005KT P6SM SCT015 BKN200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Rutherford County Airport 828-287-0800
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.15 $3.85 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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57 Alpha Cafe 828-286-1677
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