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KHQU Thomson-McDuffie County Airport
Thomson, Georgia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: HQU
Lat/Long: 33-31-47.0000N / 082-31-01.0000W
33-31.783333N / 082-31.016667W
33.5297222 / -82.5169444
(estimated)
Elevation: 500.9 ft. / 152.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1995)
From city: 4 miles N of THOMSON, GA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 30824

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: MACON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL, PAPIS RY 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 120.625 (706-597-9801)
AUGUSTA APPROACH: 126.8 [0600-0000]
AUGUSTA DEPARTURE: 126.8 [0600-0000]
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 128.1/322.325 (AUGUSTA RCAG) WHEN AUGUSTA APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IRQr243/20.7COLLIERS VORTAC113.9004W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CEDAR097/4.934104WAA .- .-
WASHINGTON/WILKES COUNTY138/20.943503WIIY .. .. -.--
EMORY283/26.338504WEMR . -- .-.
CULVR059/39.438004WUMB ..- -- -...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 5514 x 100 ft. / 1681 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Double tandem: 87.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 33-31.804857N33-31.762787N
Longitude: 082-31.559298W082-30.475043W
Elevation: 448.0 ft.500.9 ft.
Gradient: 1.0% UP1.0% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 097 magnetic, 093 true277 magnetic, 273 true
Displaced threshold: 299 ft.194 ft.
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 50 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway, 480 ft. left and right of centerline
50' TREES 470 FT LEFT AT 0 FT - 200 FT FRM RY END
50 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway, 470 ft. right of centerline
50' TREES 480 FT RIGHT AT 0 FT - 200 FT FRM RY END.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: THOMSON CITY & MCDUFFIE CO
P.O. BOX 1017
THOMSON, GA 30824
Phone 706-595-1781
MCDUFFIE COUNTY - 210 RAIL ROAD STREET, THOMSON, GA 30824
Manager: DON POWERS
CITY OF THOMSON, P.O. BOX 1017, 309 MAIN STREET
THOMSON, GA 30824
Phone 706-595-1781

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 26
Single engine airplanes: 22
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 55/day *
50% local general aviation
50% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON RWY AT NIGHT.

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 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/NDB RWY 10   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (255KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (197KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
 
Departure Procedures
AZALA THREE (RNAV)   download (135KB)
CHATT SIX (RNAV) **NEW**   download (143KB)
MISTY FIVE (RNAV)   download (148KB)
NDINA FOUR (RNAV)   download (135KB)
SAMMI FOUR (RNAV) **NEW**   download (116KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (302KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIIY - Washington-Wilkes County Airport (21 nm NW)
KDNL - Daniel Field Airport (24 nm E)
KAGS - Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field (29 nm E)
3J7 - Greene County Regional Airport (31 nm W)
2J3 - Louisville Municipal Airport (33 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0010:00
Sunrise06:2710:27
Sunset20:2600:26
Evening civil twilight20:5400:54

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2018 01:54:13
Local (UTC-4)  20-May-2018 21:54:13
 
METAR
KHQU 210135Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM SCT120 21/20 A3023 RMK AO2 P0001 T02140204
TAF
KDNL 
24nm E 
202104Z 2021/2118 12008KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN080 TEMPO 2021/2022 5SM -SHRA BR BKN040 FM210100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 BKN100 FM211000 00000KT 3SM BR OVC008 FM211400 VRB03KT P6SM OVC030
KAGS 
29nm E 
202104Z 2021/2118 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN080 FM210100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 BKN100 FM211000 00000KT 2SM BR OVC008 FM211400 VRB03KT P6SM OVC030
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706-595-1300
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Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...
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