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KMRN Foothills Regional Airport
Morganton, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: MRN
Lat/Long: 35-49-12.8000N 081-36-41.1000W
35-49.213333N 081-36.685000W
35.8202222,-81.6114167
(estimated)
Elevation: 1269.9 ft. / 387.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (2005)
From city: 6 miles NE of MORGANTON, NC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 28655

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1945
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MRN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-SAT 0800-1700, ALL SUN 0900-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 03/21, REILS RYS 03 & 21, PAPIS RYS 03 & 21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3P: 124.175 (828-757-0788)
WX ASOS at HKY (12 nm SE): 118.325 (828-322-2996)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC (ZTL) ON FREQS 125.15/263.0 (HICKORY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BZMr267/18.3BARRETTS MOUNTAIN VOR/DME110.8006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FIDDLERS031/7.239107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-
HEMLOCK149/23.932002WBAR -... .- .-.
FIRST RIVER005/34.141706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
ASHEE208/39.441007WJUH .--- ..- ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
AFTER HOURS FUEL OR SERVICE CALL 828-757-0099
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 5500 x 75 ft. / 1676 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 35-48.798718N35-49.629208N
Longitude: 081-36.907490W081-36.461812W
Elevation: 1230.2 ft.1269.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 031 magnetic, 024 true211 magnetic, 204 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 57 ft. trees, 2988 ft. from runway, 261 ft. right of centerline, 48:1 slope to clear18 ft. trees, 535 ft. from runway, 164 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: FOOTHILLS REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORIT
3566 FOOTHILLS AIRPORT RD
MORGANTON, NC 28655
Phone 828-757-0099
Manager: BRENT BRINKLEY
3566 FOOTHILLS AIRPORT RD
MORGANTON, NC 28655
Phone 828-757-0099

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 42
Single engine airplanes: 39
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 47/day *
53% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
6% air taxi
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 29 August 2020

Additional Remarks

RY 03, 100 FT DROPOFF 330 FT FM THLD AND 80 FT BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN ALONG FIRST 1000 FT OF RY.
RY 21, 30 FT DROPOFF 400 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES AND 10 FT DROPOFF 50 FT FM THLD AND 150 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
HANG GLIDER ACTVTY DALGT HRS.
DEER & COYOTE ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.

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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (317KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (316KB)
LOC RWY 03   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (24KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (141KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHKY - Hickory Regional Airport (12 nm SE)
KFQD - Rutherford County Airport/Marchman Field (28 nm SW)
KIPJ - Lincolnton-Lincoln County Regional Airport (30 nm SE)
KSVH - Statesville Regional Airport (32 nm E)
KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (34 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2511:25
Sunrise06:5111:51
Sunset18:2523:25
Evening civil twilight18:5023:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Mar-2021 04:12:23
Local (UTC-5)  06-Mar-2021 23:12:23
 
METAR
KMRN 070355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M10 A3024 RMK AO2 T00021105
KHKY 
12nm E 
070353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M08 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP222 T00331078
TAF
KHKY 
12nm E 
061730Z 0618/0718 30005KT P6SM FEW250 FM070400 01004KT P6SM SKC FM071000 34003KT P6SM SKC FM071400 32008KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Foothills Regional Aviation 828-757-0099
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...

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