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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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.
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: 28
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 3
    
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 from 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (239KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 **CHANGED**   download (237KB)
LOC RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (306KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (51KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (282KB)

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/Simpson Field (31 nm S)
KHKY - Hickory Regional Airport (33 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4309:43
Sunrise06:1310:13
Sunset20:4400:44
Evening civil twilight21:1401:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jun-2019 11:36:41
Local (UTC-4)  16-Jun-2019 07:36:41
 
METAR
KFQD 161100Z AUTO 18003KT 10SM CLR 18/15 A3008 RMK AO2
KEHO 
19nm SE 
161100Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 20/16 A3007 RMK AO2 T01960158
TAF
KAVL 
29nm W 
160540Z 1606/1706 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM161200 21004KT P6SM SCT150 FM161700 23008KT P6SM VCTS SCT045CB FM162300 20005KT P6SM SCT180
KHKY 
33nm NE 
160540Z 1606/1706 20008KT P6SM FEW250 FM161500 22008KT P6SM FEW050 SCT180 FM170100 21005KT P6SM SCT150
KGSP 
35nm SW 
160540Z 1606/1706 19004KT P6SM FEW250 FM161500 23009G16KT P6SM FEW050 FEW250 FM170100 21006KT P6SM SCT150
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Rutherford County Airport
828-287-0800
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...

More info about Rutherford County Airport
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.00 $4.80 
SS $4.60 $3.80 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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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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