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KSMS Sumter Airport
Sumter, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

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
100LL: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: 33
Single engine airplanes: 25
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 2
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 SHAW APCH AT 803-895-4884, WHEN APCH CLSD 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 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (282KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (279KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (244KB)
NDB RWY 23   download (213KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (155KB)
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 03-Aug-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0810:08
Sunrise06:3510:35
Sunset20:2000:20
Evening civil twilight20:4700:47

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Aug-2021 12:26:03
Local (UTC-4)  03-Aug-2021 08:26:03
 
METAR
KSMS 031155Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR OVC004 23/23 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND SW
KSSC 
6nm W 
031156Z 03008KT 3SM BR OVC004 23/22 A2995 RMK AO2A SLP141 P0000 60001 70001 T02300221 10244 20229 50004 $
TAF
KSSC 
6nm W 
030930Z 0309/0413 32006KT 9999 BKN007 OVC020 QNH2993INS BECMG 0309/0310 04009KT 6000 -RA BR OVC005 QNH2995INS TEMPO 0313/0318 18015G25KT 4800 -TSRA BKN030CB BECMG 0317/0318 06009KT 8000 -SHRA VCTS BKN010CB QNH2991INS BECMG 0400/0401 04007KT 9999 NSW BKN005 QNH2992INS TX24/0312Z TN21/0401Z
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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 $5.15 $4.20 
SS $4.90 --- 
 Updated 19-Jul-2021
 
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SS=Self service
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