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KXSA Tappahannock-Essex County Airport
Tappahannock, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: XSA
Lat/Long: 37-51-34.6000N 076-53-38.8000W
37-51.576667N 076-53.646667W
37.8596111,-76.8941111
(estimated)
Elevation: 135.2 ft. / 41.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11W (2010)
From city: 5 miles S of TAPPAHANNOCK, VA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 22454

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/2007
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: XSA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: NOV - FEB 0800-1800, MAR - OCT 0900-1900
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 10 & 28; MIRL RWY 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 125.775 (804-445-8724)
POTOMAC APPROACH: 126.4
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 126.4

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HCMr348/26.1HARCUM VORTAC108.8007W
RICr052/29.5RICHMOND VORTAC114.1009W
HPWr024/33.5HOPEWELL VORTAC112.0006W
PXTr232/34.7PATUXENT VORTAC117.6010W
BRVr152/35.9BROOKE VORTAC114.5009W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PATUXENT232/34.540010WNHK -. .... -.-
SHANNON143/35.923710WEZF . --.. ..-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 4300 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 37-51.549600N37-51.603488N
Longitude: 076-54.092648W076-53.201673W
Elevation: 135.2 ft.127.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 097 magnetic, 086 true277 magnetic, 266 true
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: 124 ft. trees, 2668 ft. from runway, 90 ft. right of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear4 ft. trees, 238 ft. from runway, 233 ft. right of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear
4 FT TREE 238 FT FM THLD, 233 R OF CNTRLN ON APCH CLNC SLP 9:1.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ESSEX COUNTY ARPT AUTH
1450 AVIATION ROAD
TAPPAHANNOCK, VA 22560
Phone 804-443-5885
Manager: JIM EVANS
1450 AVIATION ROAD
TAPPAHANNOCK, VA 22560
Phone 804-443-5885

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 22
Single engine airplanes: 19
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/day *
50% local general aviation
23% air taxi
18% military
10% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER & OTHER WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-640-4124.

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 21 May 2020 at 0901Z to 18 June 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (240KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (318KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (140KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFYJ - Middle Peninsula Regional Airport (21 nm S)
W96 - New Kent County Airport (24 nm SW)
W75 - Hummel Field Airport (26 nm SE)
KOFP - Hanover County Municipal Airport (27 nm W)
KRIC - Richmond International Airport (29 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-May-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1809:18
Sunrise05:4909:49
Sunset20:2100:21
Evening civil twilight20:5200:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-May-2020 06:27:33
Local (UTC-4)  29-May-2020 02:27:33
 
METAR
KXSA 290615Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM CLR 23/23 A3007 RMK AO2 T02280228
TAF
KRIC 
29nm SW 
290237Z 2903/2924 18008KT P6SM BKN007 OVC015 FM290800 19007KT 4SM BR OVC007 FM291400 20009KT P6SM BKN020 FM291900 20012KT P6SM BKN120
KNHK 
34nm NE 
2901/2923 18008KT 9999 OVC010 QNH3001INS TEMPO 2901/2906 VRB06KT SCT010 BKN025 OVC070 BECMG 2904/2906 18008KT 4800 BR SCT003 BKN015 OVC030 QNH2998INS TEMPO 2906/2912 2400 RA BR BKN003 OVC010 BECMG 2913/2915 19009KT 9999 VCSH SCT008 BKN015 OVC035 QNH2991INS BECMG 2916/2918 20012KT 9999 VCTS SCT015CB BKN025 OVC040 QNH2988INS TEMPO 2918/2923 VRB15G25KT 4800 TSRA BR BKN015CB OVC025 AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2903 TIL 2908 T23/2909Z T27/2918Z AMD 0530 FN00219
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Tappahannock-Essex County Airport 804-443-5885
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