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9A9 Shiflet Field Airport
Marion, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 9A9
Lat/Long: 35-43-14.4470N 082-00-35.3910W
35-43.240783N 082-00.589850W
35.7206797,-82.0098308
(estimated)
Elevation: 1212 ft. / 369.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1985)
From city: 3 miles N of MARION, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28752

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: RDO-CTL FOR BASED AIRCRAFT ONLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
RDO-CTL FOR BASED AIRCRAFT ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at FQD (18 nm S): 118.275 (828-287-6498)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SUGr036/22.7SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN VORTAC112.2002W
BZMr263/38.5BARRETTS MOUNTAIN VOR/DME113.7506W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FIDDLERS279/16.539107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-
HEMLOCK196/26.732002WBAR -... .- .-.
FIRST RIVER330/34.541706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
BROAD RIVER047/35.137907WBRA -... .-. .-

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3340 x 180 ft. / 1018 x 55 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
RY SUBJECT TO FLOODING AFT VERY HEAVY RAINS ON EAST END.
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 14 ft. from runway, 102 ft. left of centerline57 ft. trees, 504 ft. from runway, 173 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MARION AIRPORT COMMISSION
PO BOX 1298
MARION, NC 28752
Phone 828-442-5500
FRANK ROUTH - SECRETARY/TREASURER
Manager: WILL GLENN
2654 AIRPORT RD
MARION, NC 28752
Phone 828-803-4019

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 55
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 83/week *
76% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 May 2021

Additional Remarks

LOW LYING FOG ON AIRFIELD DURING RAINY COOL WEATHER.
NUMEROUS OBSTNS IN APCH & PRIM SFCS.
HIGH TERRIAN ALL QUADRANTS.
HANGERS ARE SPACED CLOSER THAN NORMAL; SLOWER TAXI SPEEDS REQUIRED.
DEER ON AND IN VICINITY OF ARPT.
ARPT CLOSED AT NIGHT TO IN-TRANSIT TRAFFIC.
FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
RWY 10 HAS PRIVATE DRIVE CROSSING IN FRONT OF THR

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 9A9.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFQD - Rutherford County Airport/Marchman Field (18 nm S)
KMRN - Foothills Regional Airport (20 nm E)
KHKY - Hickory Regional Airport (30 nm E)
KAVL - Asheville Regional Airport (31 nm SW)
KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (34 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 9A9 (Shiflet Field Airport)
Photo by Rob "Smokey" Ray in Harmon Rocket N760RF
Photo taken 11-Sep-2011
looking east.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Sep-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5710:57
Sunrise07:2211:22
Sunset19:1423:14
Evening civil twilight19:4023:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Sep-2022 00:53:05
Local (UTC-4)  29-Sep-2022 20:53:05
 
METAR
KFQD 
19nm S 
300035Z AUTO 03007KT 10SM CLR 16/07 A3018 RMK AO2
KMRN 
20nm E 
300035Z AUTO 01004KT 10SM CLR 16/10 A3023 RMK AO2 T01550095
TAF
KHKY 
31nm E 
291740Z 2918/3018 04013G21KT P6SM FEW035 FM300600 04012G26KT P6SM BKN250 FM301300 04015G34KT P6SM OVC050 PROB30 3013/3015 6SM -RA BR FM301500 03015G36KT P6SM -RA OVC012 FM301700 03016G37KT 6SM -RA BR OVC011
KAVL 
31nm SW 
291740Z 2918/3018 03010G19KT P6SM FEW250 FM300100 35012KT P6SM SCT250 FM301200 35010G20KT P6SM OVC060 WS020/06035KT FM301400 01010G20KT P6SM SCT025 OVC050 WS020/05035KT FM301700 36010G23KT P6SM OVC026 WS020/04035KT PROB30 3017/3018 4SM -SHRA BR OVC014
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