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KAKH Gastonia Municipal Airport
Gastonia, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: AKH
Lat/Long: 35-12-09.5000N 081-08-59.6000W
35-12.158333N 081-08.993333W
35.2026389,-81.1498889
(estimated)
Elevation: 797.8 ft. / 243.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2000)
From city: 4 miles S of GASTONIA, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28056

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AKH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-SUN 0800-1700
UNATNDD CHRISTMAS DAY
FOR SERVICE AFTER HOURS CALL 704-201-1500.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 03/21 AND ODALS RWY 03, PAPI RWYS 03 AND 21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX ASOS: 135.725 (704-868-9034)
CHARLOTTE APPROACH: 120.05
CHARLOTTE DEPARTURE: 120.05
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 127.2
BARMY DP: 120.05
BEAVY DP: 120.05
BOBZY DP: 120.05
ESTRR DP: 120.05
ICONS DP: 120.05
JOJJO DP: 120.05
KERMIT DP: 120.05
KILNS DP: 120.05
KNIGHTS DP: 120.05
KWEEN DP: 120.05
LILLS DP: 120.05
RASLN STAR: 126.15
WX ASOS at CLT (10 nm E): 121.15 (704-359-0235)
WX ASOS at UZA (14 nm S): 120.775 (803-981-9388)
WX AWOS-3 at IPJ (17 nm N): 119.675 (704-735-6954)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CLTr279/9.7CHARLOTTE VOR/DME115.0005W
SPAr077/39.5SPARTANBURG VORTAC115.7002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STONIAat field26006WGHJ --. .... .---
FIRST RIVER104/22.241706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
CHESTER012/25.122006WDCM -.. -.-. --
LANCASTER341/32.140007WLKR .-.. -.- .-.
UNION COUNTY044/39.432606WUOT ..- --- -
FIDDLERS147/39.739107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 3770 x 100 ft. / 1149 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 35-11.883970N35-12.430898N
Longitude: 081-09.172183W081-08.812867W
Elevation: 795.5 ft.779.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 034 magnetic, 028 true214 magnetic, 208 true
Displaced threshold: no90 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting system
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. road, 279 ft. from runway, 7:1 slope to clear
ADDITIONAL OBSTRUCTION APCH SLOPE 7:1 DUE TO 18 FT TREES LOCATED 334 T FROM THLD OFFSET 13-62 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN
24 ft. trees, 253 ft. from runway, 81 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
3 FT BRUSH 181 FT FM END OF RWY 8 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; 3 FT BRUSH 178 FT FM END OF RWY 54 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN;

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF GASTONIA
PO BOX 1748
GASTONIA, NC 28053
Phone (704) 214-9160
STEVE HUSS
Manager: JON BOYD
1126 GASTON DAY SCHOOL ROAD
GASTONIA, NC 28056
Phone 704-869-7844

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 39
Single engine airplanes: 33
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 27/day *
54% local general aviation
45% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 28 June 2019

Additional Remarks

PARALLEL TWY UNLGTD.
RWY 3 - 15 FT ROAD 292 FT FM THR L & R OF CNTRLN.
RWY 21 - 50 FT DROP-OFF 300 FT FM DISPLACED THR L&R OF CNTRLN AND AND UNMARKED POWER LINES 370 FT FM DISPLACED THR L&R OF CNTRLN
NOISE ABATEMENT: FROM 2200-0600 PILOTS ARE REQUESTED TO USE RY 21 AS CALM WIND RY & DO RUNUPS ON RAMP; NOT RY END. TO AVOID LOW ALT TURNS TO THE WEST REQ CLNC THRU CLASS B ASP FROM CHARLOTTE APCH.
DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHARLOTTE APCH AT 704-359-0241.
RWY 3/21 NO LINE OF SIGHT BTN RWY ENDS

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 26 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHPTR THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (339KB)
LIINN THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (276KB)
MAJIC FOUR **NEW**   download (245KB)
RASLN THREE **CHANGED**   download (175KB)
UNARM SIX **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (324KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (205KB)
NDB RWY 03   download (167KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (65KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BARMY FOUR (RNAV)   download (196KB)
BEAVY FIVE (RNAV)   download (175KB)
BOBZY FOUR (RNAV)   download (186KB)
ESTRR FOUR (RNAV)   download (152KB)
ICONS FOUR (RNAV)   download (164KB)
JOJJO FOUR (RNAV)   download (214KB)
KERMIT THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (376KB)
KILNS FOUR (RNAV)   download (172KB)
KNIGHTS TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (424KB)
KRITR FIVE (RNAV)   download (153KB)
KWEEN FOUR (RNAV)   download (164KB)
LILLS TWO (RNAV)   download (143KB)
WEAZL FOUR (RNAV)   download (147KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (206KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCLT - Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (10 nm E)
KUZA - Rock Hill (York Co) Airport-Bryant Field (14 nm S)
KIPJ - Lincolnton-Lincoln County Regional Airport (17 nm N)
KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (22 nm W)
KJQF - Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (24 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 31-Mar-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4710:47
Sunrise07:1211:12
Sunset19:4523:45
Evening civil twilight20:1000:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  31-Mar-2020 20:03:59
Local (UTC-4)  31-Mar-2020 16:03:59
 
METAR
KAKH 311954Z AUTO 06010G17KT 10SM VCTS BKN070 OVC110 13/07 A2968 RMK AO2 RAE22B41E54 SLP049 P0000 T01330067
KCLT 
10nm E 
311952Z 07011G17KT 10SM FEW030 BKN070 OVC150 13/08 A2970 RMK AO2 RAE44 SLP055 P0001 T01280078
KUZA 
14nm S 
311954Z AUTO VRB06KT 10SM BKN070 OVC110 13/07 A2968 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW RAE30 SLP047 P0000 T01330072
KIPJ 
17nm N 
311955Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM OVC080 13/06 A2971 RMK AO2 T01260063
TAF
KCLT 
10nm E 
311732Z 3118/0124 08009KT P6SM -SHRA SCT080 OVC120 TEMPO 3118/3120 3SM SHRA BR SCT025 OVC050 FM312000 06009KT 4SM -SHRA BR SCT007 OVC015 FM312300 01010G17KT 6SM -SHRA BR OVC006 FM010600 36010G18KT P6SM VCSH OVC013 FM010900 35007KT P6SM BKN035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Academy of Aviation UNICOM 123.00
704-869-7844
914-424-0952
[web site]
[email]
New management at Gastonia. Experienced FBO staff that cares about its customers. Complimentary water and snacks. Excellent fuel prices. Crew car. Newly decorated comfortable lobby with complimentary coffee bar. Closest GA airport to Downtown Charlotte. Please visit and try us. You will like what you see!
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.99 $4.37 
 Updated 17-Mar-2020
 
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