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8A6 Wilgrove Air Park
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 8A6
Lat/Long: 35-12-49.5180N 080-40-12.2460W
35-12.825300N 080-40.204100W
35.2137550,-80.6700683
(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): PHONE 704-359-0235

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CLTr089/13.9CHARLOTTE VOR/DME115.0005W
CTFr333/39.0CHESTERFIELD VOR/DME108.2003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STONIA093/24.026006WGHJ --. .... .---
LANCASTER025/30.940007WLKR .-.. -.- .-.
CHESTER051/36.622006WDCM -.. -.-. --

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2835 x 40 ft. / 864 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
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 100 ft.200 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
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 23-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1111:11
Sunrise07:3711:37
Sunset18:3722:37
Evening civil twilight19:0323:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Oct-2019 14:21:59
Local (UTC-4)  23-Oct-2019 10:21:59
 
METAR
KJQF 
10nm N 
231355Z 32006KT 10SM CLR 14/06 A3018
KEQY 
12nm S 
231353Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM CLR 16/04 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP215 T01560039
KCLT 
14nm W 
231352Z 34007KT 10SM FEW250 14/04 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP210 T01440044
TAF
KCLT 
14nm W 
231125Z 2312/2418 35006KT P6SM FEW250 FM232300 04003KT P6SM SKC FM241600 12003KT P6SM SKC
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Wilgrove Air Park 704-545-1875
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100LL
AS $4.50 
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