AirNav   Pilot Hours Calculator
 
 1428 users online  

KAKH Gastonia Municipal Airport
Gastonia, North Carolina, USA

GOING TO GASTONIA?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: AKH
Lat/Long: 35-12-09.4430N 081-08-59.5530W
35-12.157383N 081-08.992550W
35.2026231,-81.1498758
(estimated)
Elevation: 797.8 ft. / 243.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2000)
From city: 4 miles S of GASTONIA, NC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: 35-11.883997N35-12.430780N
Longitude: 081-09.172150W081-08.812928W
Elevation: 795.5 ft.779.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 034 magnetic, 028 true214 magnetic, 208 true
Displaced threshold: no81 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: 40
Single engine airplanes: 35
Multi engine airplanes: 4
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 RWY 21 AS CALM WIND RWY & DO RUNUPS ON RAMP; NOT RWY 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 31 December 2020 at 0901Z to 28 January 2021 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHPTR THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (400KB)
LIINN THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (342KB)
MAJIC FOUR   download (276KB)
RASLN THREE   download (208KB)
UNARM SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (387KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (277KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (239KB)
NDB RWY 03   download (201KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (65KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BARMY FOUR (RNAV)   download (227KB)
BEAVY FIVE (RNAV)   download (208KB)
BOBZY FOUR (RNAV)   download (219KB)
ESTRR FOUR (RNAV)   download (186KB)
ICONS FOUR (RNAV)   download (198KB)
JOJJO FOUR (RNAV)   download (247KB)
KERMIT THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (440KB)
KILNS FOUR (RNAV)   download (205KB)
KNIGHTS TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (493KB)
KRITR FIVE (RNAV)   download (187KB)
KWEEN FOUR (RNAV)   download (198KB)
LILLS TWO (RNAV)   download (177KB)
WEAZL FOUR (RNAV)   download (179KB)
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 County) 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)
 
Loc | Ops | Rwys | IFR | FBO | Links
Com | Nav | Svcs | Stats | Notes
Area around KAKH (Gastonia Municipal Airport)
 
Road maps at: MapQuest Bing Google
 
Aerial photo
WARNING: Photo may not be current or correct
Aerial photo of KAKH (Gastonia Municipal Airport)
Photo courtesy of AirNav, LLC
Photo taken 05-Jul-2010

Do you have a better or more recent aerial photo of Gastonia Municipal Airport that you would like to share? If so, please send us your photo.

 
Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
CAUTION: Diagram may not be current
Diagram of KAKH (Gastonia Municipal Airport)
 
Airport distance calculator
Flying to Gastonia Municipal Airport? Find the distance to fly.

From to KAKH

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0212:02
Sunrise07:3012:30
Sunset17:4522:45
Evening civil twilight18:1223:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jan-2021 16:45:33
Local (UTC-5)  25-Jan-2021 11:45:33
 
METAR
KAKH 251635Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM -RA BR OVC003 08/06 A3001 RMK AO2 P0005 T00830061
KCLT 
10nm E 
251613Z 15004KT 1 1/2SM R18C/5500VP6000FT RA BR BKN004 BKN013 OVC019 08/07 A3003 RMK AO2 P0002 T00780072
KUZA 
14nm S 
251631Z AUTO 15003KT 4SM -RA BR BKN003 OVC011 07/07 A3002 RMK AO2 P0001 T00720067
KIPJ 
17nm N 
251635Z AUTO 00000KT 1SM UP OVC003 06/06 A3001 RMK AO2 P0015 T00630063
TAF
KCLT 
10nm E 
251607Z 2516/2618 14005KT 4SM -RA BR SCT006 BKN019 OVC025 TEMPO 2516/2517 1 1/2SM -RA OVC006 FM251700 12003KT 2SM -SHRA BR OVC005 FM260000 17004KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC004 FM260400 19006KT 5SM -SHRA BR OVC005 WS020/22035KT PROB30 2606/2612 2SM -SHRA BR OVC003 FM261300 22007KT P6SM VCSH BKN006
NOTAMs
Click for the latest NOTAMs
NOTAMs are issued by the DoD/FAA and will open in a separate window not controlled by AirNav.

 

 
 

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!
More info and photos of Academy of Aviation
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.70 $3.75 
 Updated 13-Jan-2021
 
   3 read write
FS=Full service
Update Fuel Prices
 

Would you like to see your business listed on this page?

 If your business provides an interesting product or service to pilots, flight crews, aircraft, or users of the Gastonia Municipal Airport, you should consider listing it here.  To start the listing process, click on the button below
 
Add a business
 

Other Pages about Gastonia Municipal Airport

www.gastoniaairport.com
 
Update a link
 
Copyright © AirNav, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy  Contact