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W17 Raleigh East Airport
Knightdale, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: W17
Lat/Long: 35-47-51.8000N / 078-26-13.2350W
35-47.863333N / 078-26.220583W
35.7977222 / -78.4370097
(estimated)
Elevation: 313 ft. / 95.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (1985)
From city: 2 miles E of KNIGHTDALE, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 27545

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3 at LHZ (14 nm N): 118.325 (919-497-0810)
WX AWOS-3 at JNX (16 nm S): 120.225 (919-934-3851)
WX ASOS at RDU (18 nm W): PHONE 919-840-0816

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RDUr114/17.4RALEIGH/DURHAM VORTAC117.2009W
TYIr258/37.2TAR RIVER VORTAC117.8005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HARNETT036/24.841708WHQT .... --.- -
HUNTSBORO173/31.527109WHXO .... -..- ---

Airport Services

Fuel available: MOGAS
FOR FUEL CALL 919-833-5207.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 3000 x 36 ft. / 914 x 11 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
ROLLING PAVEMENT AND RY CRACKS
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 4.0
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL; THLD LGTS ARE WHITE; RY 19 LGTD THLD RELOCATED 70 FT; 2930 FT OF RY 01/19 USBL AT NIGHT; EDGE LGTS ARE 17 FT FM RY EDGE.
Runway edge markings: RY 01/19 NSTD SMALL MARKINGS.
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Gradient: 1.5%1.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: NSTD, in fair conditionNSTD, in fair condition
Obstructions: 17 ft. trees, 214 ft. from runway, 91 ft. left of centerline
20 FT TREES 0-200 FROM THR OFFSET 58 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
61 ft. trees, 476 ft. from runway, 86 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: J. T. KNOTT JR.
933 THREE SISTERS ROAD
KNIGHTDALE, NC 27545
Phone 919-266-1298
Manager: MARSHALL SANDERSON
13301 MELVIN ARNOLD RD
RALEIGH, NC 27613
Phone 919-676-8479

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 33
Single engine airplanes: 30
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 21/day *
67% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
7% military
* for 12-month period ending 06 July 2017

Additional Remarks

+5 FT TERRAIN 20 FT FROM RY EDGE WEST SIDE SOUTH 2/3 OF RY.
RY 19 THLD APRXLY 40 FT HIGHER THAN RY 01 THLD (SLOPES UPHILL TO THE NORTH).
RY 19 SAFETY AREA HAS +20 FT BLDGS & PARKED ACFT.
RY 19 HAS 60 FT POWER LINES 1000 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at W17.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLHZ - Triangle North Executive Airport (14 nm N)
KJNX - Johnston Regional Airport (16 nm S)
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham International Airport (18 nm W)
W03 - Wilson Industrial Air Center Airport (23 nm E)
KRWI - Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport (27 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of W17 (Raleigh East Airport)
Photo by John Romero
Photo taken 05-Mar-2011
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2809:28
Sunrise05:5809:58
Sunset20:3200:32
Evening civil twilight21:0201:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2018 19:25:28
Local (UTC-4)  19-Jun-2018 15:25:28
 
METAR
KLHZ 
14nm N 
191855Z AUTO 10SM CLR 33/22 A2990 RMK AO2
KJNX 
16nm S 
191850Z AUTO 26004KT 10SM CLR 35/20 A2988 RMK AO2
KRDU 
17nm W 
191851Z VRB06G15KT 10SM SCT055 SCT250 35/22 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP116 T03500217
KRWI 
26nm E 
191853Z AUTO 31005KT 10SM FEW065 36/21 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP110 T03560211
KHRJ 
29nm SW 
191845Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 36/19 A2989 RMK AO2 T03630192
TAF
KRDU 
17nm W 
191738Z 1918/2018 31007KT P6SM SCT050 TEMPO 1921/1923 BKN050
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Raleigh East Flight Training 919-610-8743
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Flight training, Aircraft rental, Internet access, Restrooms, Showers

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independent
Mogas
PS $3.00 
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