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KSMS Sumter Airport
Sumter, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 AUGUST 2019

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++]
IC: 125.4
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD 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.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 050 magnetic, 043 true230 magnetic, 223 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-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: 76 ft. trees, 2373 ft. from runway, 565 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear72 ft. trees, 3300 ft. from runway, 265 ft. right of centerline, 42:1 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.
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: 38
Single engine airplanes: 22
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 29 April 2019

Additional Remarks

WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT WITH INCR ACTVTY DUSK & DAWN.
FOR CD CTC JACKSONVILLE ARTCC AT 904-845-1592.

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 15 August 2019 at 0901Z to 12 September 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (288KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (266KB)
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 19-Aug-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2110:21
Sunrise06:4710:47
Sunset20:0300:03
Evening civil twilight20:2900:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Aug-2019 14:15:10
Local (UTC-4)  19-Aug-2019 10:15:10
 
METAR
KSMS 191355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN009 BKN012 28/24 A3010 RMK AO2
KSSC 
6nm W 
191356Z 20004KT 6SM BR FEW005 BKN008 26/23 A3009 RMK AO2A SLP189 T02600234 $
TAF
KSSC 
6nm W 
191103Z 1911/2013 VRB03KT 8000 BR BKN005 QNH3004INS TEMPO 1911/1913 BKN007 BECMG 1912/1913 VRB03KT 9999 NSW FEW010 FEW120 QNH3005INS BECMG 1916/1917 16006KT 9999 SCT045 QNH3000INS TEMPO 1919/1924 VRB15G25KT 4800 -TSRA BKN035CB BECMG 2001/2002 20006KT 9999 FEW150 SCT250 QNH3005INS BECMG 2008/2009 22003KT 6000 BR BKN150 OVC250 QNH3007INS TX34/1920Z TN24/1911Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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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.
 
WSI Pilotbrief   WingPoints™ Rewards   Crew car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
More info about On Eagles' Wings
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.54 $4.90 
SS $5.20 --- 
 Updated 01-Aug-2019
 
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SS=Self service
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