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KSMS Sumter Airport
Sumter, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SMS
Lat/Long: 33-59-42.0920N / 080-21-40.7840W
33-59.701533N / 080-21.679733W
33.9950256 / -80.3613289
(estimated)
Elevation: 182.1 ft. / 55.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (2010)
From city: 4 miles N of SUMTER, SC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 29153

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1957
Control tower: no
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANDERSON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AND (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: AFTER 2000, ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23, REILS RY 05/23 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 05 & 23 OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 118.075 (803-469-6750)
SHAW APPROACH: 125.4 [1200-0400Z++]
SHAW DEPARTURE: 125.4 [1200-0400Z++]
STAGE-III IC: 125.4
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/269.55 (COLUMBIA RCAG) WHEN SHAW APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MMTr087/22.4MC ENTIRE VORTAC113.2008W
VANr014/31.5VANCE VORTAC110.4006W
CAEr079/35.5COLUMBIA VORTAC114.7002W
FLOr251/37.8FLORENCE VORTAC115.2003W
CTFr189/39.6CHESTERFIELD VOR/DME108.2003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SUMTERat field25207WSMS ... -- ...
MANNING348/25.638106WMNI -- -. ..
HARTSVILLE213/27.434107WHVS .... ...- ...
EVANS292/30.842006WCFY -.-. ..-. -.--
DARLINGTON227/35.724506WUDG ..- -.. --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL AFT 2000 CALL 803-983-6577.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5501 x 100 ft. / 1677 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 12 /F/D/Y/T
Single wheel: 31.5
Double wheel: 42.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 33-59.411365N34-00.072813N
Longitude: 080-22.062745W080-21.317748W
Elevation: 178.7 ft.181.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 050 magnetic, 043 true230 magnetic, 223 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting system
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 74 ft. trees, 2373 ft. from runway, 565 ft. right of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear80 ft. trees, 3768 ft. from runway, 181 ft. left of centerline, 44:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 3081 x 120 ft. / 939 x 37 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 33-59.805598N33-59.452768N
Longitude: 080-21.880413W080-21.441543W
Elevation: 176.9 ft.179.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 141 magnetic, 134 true321 magnetic, 314 true
Markings: nonenone
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none107 ft. tree, 1740 ft. from runway, 159 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF SUMTER
13 EAST CANAL STREET
SUMTER, SC 29150
Phone (803) 469-4639
Manager: JEREMY BAUER
800 WINDROW DR..
SUMTER, SC 29153
Phone 803-469-4639

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 39
Single engine airplanes: 23
Multi engine airplanes: 10
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
60% local general aviation
36% transient general aviation
3% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 11 December 2017

Additional Remarks

E67 NAVD88
WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT WITH INCR ACTVTY DUSK & DAWN.

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (288KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (265KB)
NDB RWY 23   download (179KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (51KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (141KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSSC - Shaw Air Force Base (6 nm W)
KCDN - Woodward Field Airport (20 nm NW)
KMMT - Mc Entire Joint National Guard Base (22 nm W)
KMNI - Santee Cooper Regional Airport (26 nm S)
KHVS - Hartsville Regional Airport (27 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1810:18
Sunrise06:4510:45
Sunset20:0700:07
Evening civil twilight20:3300:33

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Aug-2018 06:33:15
Local (UTC-4)  16-Aug-2018 02:33:15
 
METAR
KSMS 160615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/24 A3011 RMK AO2
KSSC 
6nm W 
160456Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/23 A3010 RMK AO2 SLPNO T02450225 403320215 TSNO CHINO RWY22 $
TAF
KSSC 
6nm W 
152300Z 1523/1705 20006KT 9999 SCT040 BKN150 QNH3002INS BECMG 1607/1608 22006KT 8000 BR SCT030 BKN100 QNH3007INS BECMG 1614/1615 21009KT 9999 NSW FEW040 BKN120 QNH3009INS TEMPO 1620/1623 21012G18KT 4800 -TSRA BKN040CB BECMG 1700/1701 18006KT 9999 SCT040 BKN100 QNH3009INS TX34/1621Z TN22/1612Z
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 On Eagles' Wings
UNICOM 122.70
803-469-4639
[email]
Full service FBO - WSI weather, free wireless internet, crew car, pilots lounge, catering, rental cars, NO airport fees.
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.54 $5.07 
SS $5.20 --- 
 Updated 15-Aug-2018
 
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SS=Self service
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