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KMKJ Mountain Empire Airport
Marion/Wytheville, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: MKJ
Lat/Long: 36-53-41.5000N / 081-20-59.8000W
36-53.691667N / 081-20.996667W
36.8948611 / -81.3499444
(estimated)
Elevation: 2558.2 ft. / 779.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (1990)
From city: 9 miles NE of central business district of the associated city
(LCTD 9 NM NE MARION.)
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 24368

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1958
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MKJ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: NOV-MAY MON-SAT 0800-1700, NOV-MAY SUN 1300-1800, APR-OCT MON-SAT 0800-1800, APR-OCT SUN 1300-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 08/26 PRESET LOW INTST; ACTVT HIGHER INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 123.875 (276-686-6420)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 127.85/269.3 (TRI CITY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BLFr200/25.8BLUEFIELD VOR/DME110.0003W
PSKr255/32.6PULASKI VORTAC116.8006W
GZGr085/35.2GLADE SPRING VOR/DME110.2002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ASHEE004/27.741007WJUH .--- ..- ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 5252 x 75 ft. / 1601 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: PREVIOUS MARKINGS SHOWING THROUGH
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 36-53.565988N36-53.815847N
Longitude: 081-21.512498W081-20.481012W
Elevation: 2558.2 ft.2502.7 ft.
Gradient: 1.2%1.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 079 magnetic, 073 true259 magnetic, 253 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 21 ft. trees, 828 ft. from runway, 13 ft. right of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear9 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 230 ft. right of centerline
17' ROADWAY CLNC PENETRATES APCH BY 9 FT. INTERSTATE TFC PENETRATES INTO PRI SFC.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SMYTH WYTHE ARPT CMSN
8223 LEE HIGHWAY
RURAL RETREAT, VA 24368
Phone 276-783-8805
Manager: BRIAN BURKETT
8223 LEE HIGHWAY
RURAL RETREAT, VA 24368
Phone 276-783-8805

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 15
Single engine airplanes: 14
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 30/day *
68% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2016

Additional Remarks

AFT HRS CTC 276-685-1122.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (210KB)
LOC RWY 26   download (222KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (75KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (140KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KJFZ - Tazewell County Airport (24 nm NW)
KBLF - Mercer County Airport (25 nm N)
KHLX - Twin County Airport (26 nm E)
KGEV - Ashe County Airport (28 nm S)
KVJI - Virginia Highlands Airport (35 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0910:09
Sunrise06:3710:37
Sunset20:0900:09
Evening civil twilight20:3700:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Apr-2018 04:54:31
Local (UTC-4)  27-Apr-2018 00:54:31
 
METAR
KMKJ 270435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM DZ OVC005 11/11 A2984 RMK AO2 T01080105
TAF
KBLF 
25nm N 
270210Z 2702/2724 00000KT P6SM -RA OVC030 FM270400 VRB02KT 6SM -SHRA OVC008 FM271300 31005KT P6SM OVC015 FM271600 29010G18KT P6SM BKN040
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Smyth Wythe Airport Commission 276-783-8805
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aerial photography, ...
 
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100LL Jet A Mogas
FS $4.70 $4.00 $3.85 
 Updated 18-Apr-2018
 
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FS=Full service
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