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8A6 Wilgrove Air Park
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 8A6
Lat/Long: 35-12-48.7675N 080-40-05.4435W
35-12.812792N 080-40.090725W
35.2135465,-80.6681787
(estimated)
Elevation: 799 ft. / 243.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 9 miles E of CHARLOTTE, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28215

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-DUSK
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT LIRL RY 17/35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
DUSK-0100

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.725
WX AWOS-3 at JQF (11 nm N): 133.675 (704-785-2145)
WX ASOS at EQY (12 nm S): 135.775 (704-283-5185)
WX ASOS at CLT (14 nm W): 121.15 (704-359-0235)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CLTr089/14.0CHARLOTTE VOR/DME115.0005W
CTFr333/38.9CHESTERFIELD VOR/DME108.2003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STONIA093/24.026006WGHJ --. .... .---
LANCASTER025/30.940007WLKR .-.. -.- .-.
CHESTER052/36.722006WDCM -.. -.-. --

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2705 x 40 ft. / 824 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 10.0
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NO THLD LGTS.
Runway edge markings: RY 17 & 35 SMALL NUMBERS AND FADED CNTRLN.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-13.030417N35-12.595167N
Longitude: 080-40.149950W080-40.031500W
Elevation: 771.0 ft.799.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 172 magnetic, 167 true352 magnetic, 347 true
Displaced threshold: no197 ft.
DSPLCD THLD MKD FOR DAY OPNS WITH THREE CONES EACH SIDE OF RY.
Markings: NSTD, in fair conditionNSTD, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 71 ft. right of centerline
+67 FT TREES 0-200 FT FM THR 80 FT R OF CNTRLN; +22 FT TREES 158 FT FM THR 2 FT R OF CNTRLN; AND +67 FT TREES 0-200 FT FM THR 60 FT L OF CNTRLN.
66 ft. trees, 350 ft. from runway, 62 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
+5 FT FENCE 30 FT FROM THR BOTH SIDES CNTRLN; 15 FT ROAD 50 FT FROM THR BOTH SIDES CNTRLN; 31 FT TREES 116 FT FM THR BOTH SIDES CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WILGROVE INVESTMENTS, LLC
10901 ROBINSON CHURCH ROAD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28215
Phone 704-545-1875
Manager: ALAN COBB
10525 PARKTON RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28215
Phone 704-545-1875

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 38
Single engine airplanes: 38
    
Aircraft operations: avg 44/day *
75% local general aviation
25% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 01 August 2018

Additional Remarks

TWO TALL STEEL TOWERS 2 MILES FROM RY 17 THLD APPROX 2000 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
ARPT CLSD TO PURE JET POWERED ACFT, ULTRALIGHTS AND HELICOPTERS THAT ARE MORE THAN 3000LB.
60 FT TREES WI 80 FT OF CNTRLN BOTH SIDES.
NUMEROUS OBSTNS WITHIN 60 FT FM CNTRLN 15 FT - 40 FT.
DEER INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHARLOTTE APCH AT 704-359-0241.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 8A6.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KJQF - Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (11 nm N)
KEQY - Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport (12 nm S)
KCLT - Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (14 nm W)
N52 - JAARS-Townsend Airport (21 nm S)
KUZA - Rock Hill (York Co) Airport-Bryant Field (23 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Jun-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4009:40
Sunrise06:0910:09
Sunset20:3200:32
Evening civil twilight21:0201:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Jun-2020 00:21:02
Local (UTC-4)  03-Jun-2020 20:21:02
 
METAR
KJQF 
10nm N 
032350Z 22008KT 10SM CLR 29/19 A2992
KEQY 
12nm S 
032353Z AUTO 22010KT 10SM CLR 28/21 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP123 T02830211 10311 20283 53002
KCLT 
14nm W 
032352Z 21007KT 10SM FEW050 SCT200 BKN250 28/19 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP117 TCU DSNT N AND NW T02830194 10311 20283 57002
TAF
KCLT 
14nm W 
032156Z 0322/0424 21008KT P6SM FEW050 SCT250 FM040000 22006KT P6SM SCT250 FM041400 19006KT P6SM SCT050 PROB30 0419/0424 4SM TSRA BR SCT025CB BKN050
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Wilgrove Air Park 704-545-1875
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100LL
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