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KHLX Twin County Airport
Galax Hillsville, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: HLX
Lat/Long: 36-45-57.9998N / 080-49-24.8208W
36-45.966663N / 080-49.413680W
36.7661111 / -80.8235613
(estimated)
Elevation: 2693.8 ft. / 821.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08W (2010)
From city: 7 miles NE of GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 24343

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HLX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: M-F 0800-1700
WEEKEND ATTENDANCE: COORDINATE DURING REGULAR WEEKLY BUS. HRS.
AFTER HOURS TERMINAL ACCESS AVAILABLE SOUTH SIDE OF BUILDING.
UNATTENDED NEW YEAR'S DAY, EASTER, THANKSGIVING, & CHRISTMAS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 1/19 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.375 (276-728-5897)
ROANOKE APPROACH: 126.0
ROANOKE DEPARTURE: 126.0
IC: 126.0

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PSKr201/20.0PULASKI VORTAC116.8006W
BLFr154/37.0BLUEFIELD VORTAC110.0003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SUZZE121/22.233506WMKJ -- -.- .---
ZEPHYR358/27.832608WZEF --.. . ..-.
ASHEE057/31.241007WJUH .--- ..- ....
TECH223/33.336806WTEC - . -.-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
SELF-SVC FUEL AVLB 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 4204 x 75 ft. / 1281 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RY MARKING CONDITIONS VARY BTWN GOOD & FAIR.
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 36-45.620400N36-46.312927N
Longitude: 080-49.404623W080-49.422737W
Elevation: 2693.4 ft.2641.9 ft.
Gradient: 1.3%1.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 007 magnetic, 359 true187 magnetic, 179 true
Displaced threshold: no50 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 9 ft. trees, 306 ft. from runway, 179 ft. right of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear
RY 01 HAS 10-20 FT HILL LCTD 150 FT WEST OF RY 01, BEGINS NORTH OF THLD.
77 ft. trees, 1576 ft. from runway, 446 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TWIN COUNTY ARPT COMSN
504 HANGAR RD.
HILLSVILLE, VA 24343-5264
Phone 276-728-4504
FAX 276-728-4544.
Manager: JOHN LAEL
504 HANGAR RD.
HILLSVILLE, VA 24343-5264
Phone 276-728-4504

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 14
Single engine airplanes: 11
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 30/day *
57% transient general aviation
43% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
RY 01 10-20 FT HILL LCTD 150 FT WEST OF RY 01 BEGINS NORTH OF THLD.
ROA TWR SVCS AVBL AT 540-563-1307.

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 14 September 2017 at 0901Z and 12 October 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (209KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (15KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (140KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMWK - Mount Airy/Surry County Airport (23 nm SE)
KPSK - New River Valley Airport (23 nm N)
KMKJ - Mountain Empire Airport (26 nm W)
KZEF - Elkin Municipal Airport (29 nm S)
KBCB - Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport (33 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KHLX (Twin County Airport)
Photo by Jeff Kennon
Photo taken 17-Oct-2014
looking south.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4510:45
Sunrise07:1111:11
Sunset19:2123:21
Evening civil twilight19:4723:47

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2017 00:26:40
Local (UTC-4)  21-Sep-2017 20:26:40
 
METAR
KHLX 220015Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR SCT003 19/17 A3013 RMK AO2 T01890166
TAF
KBCB 
33nm NE 
211730Z 2118/2218 VRB03KT P6SM BKN040 FM212300 00000KT P6SM FEW040 FM220700 00000KT 3SM BR BKN001 FM221400 VRB03KT P6SM SCT040
KBLF 
37nm NW 
212154Z 2122/2218 VRB04KT P6SM -SHRA SCT045 BKN060 TEMPO 2122/2123 VRB20G30KT 3SM SHRA OVC035 FM212300 00000KT P6SM FEW035
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Twin County Airport 276-728-4504
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[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...

More info about Twin County Airport
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100LL Jet A
SS $4.30 $3.75 
 Updated 18-Sep-2017
 
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SS=Self service
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