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KRHP Western Carolina Regional Airport
Andrews, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: RHP
Lat/Long: 35-11-42.8270N / 083-51-46.9390W
35-11.713783N / 083-51.782317W
35.1952297 / -83.8630386
(estimated)
Elevation: 1698.7 ft. / 517.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2000)
From city: 2 miles W of ANDREWS, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28901

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RHP (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON TUES FRI SAT 0800-1700, ALL SUN 1300-1700
UNATTENDED WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S DAY. ON-CALL FOR FUEL ASSISTANCE.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 08 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 08 & 26 OPER CONT. MIRL RY 08/26 ON DUSK - DAWN. TO INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
LCTD 0.5 MI NORTH OF WEST END OF RY 08/26. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.675 (828-321-1049)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 134.8/379.95 (MT OGLETHORPE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HRSr010/15.4HARRIS VORTAC109.8000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MC MINN COUNTY112/36.224203WMMI -- -- ..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A1+
FOR FUEL SERVICE AFTER HOURS CALL 828-321-5114.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 5500 x 100 ft. / 1676 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 35-11.568370N35-11.859175N
Longitude: 083-52.305580W083-51.259050W
Elevation: 1682.0 ft.1698.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP0.3% DOWN
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 075 magnetic, 071 true255 magnetic, 251 true
Displaced threshold: 215 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 2 DEG LEFT AND 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN (DUE TO TERRAIN).
2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI DOES NOT PROVIDE OBSTACLE CLEARANCE BYD 2.5 NM FROM THLD, UNUSABLE BEYOND 2.5 NM.
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 20 ft. rr, 216 ft. from runway, 246 ft. right of centerline
APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD DUE TO RR.
63 ft. trees, 742 ft. from runway, 294 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear
3 FT BERM 32 FT FM THLD OFFSET 81 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CHEROKEE COUNTY
75 PEACHTREE STREET
MURPHY, NC 28906
Phone 828-837-5527
Manager: JOE CLOER
5840 AIRPORT ROAD
ANDREWS, NC 28901
Phone 828-321-5114

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 49
Single engine airplanes: 38
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 56/day *
68% local general aviation
24% transient general aviation
5% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 08 December 2016

Additional Remarks

LOW FLYING MILITARY JET ACFT OVERFLY ARPT.
TWY UNLGTD.
4-5 FT DITCH 75 FT FROM RY CNTRLN ON BOTH SIDES.
RY 08 RR 390 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN 260 FT FM THLD.
ARPT SURROUNDED BY HIGH TERRAIN.
RY 08, 8 FT DROP-OFF, 108 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES IN RY SAFETY AREA.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -5C.

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (418KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (141KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KDZJ - Blairsville Airport (21 nm S)
1A5 - Macon County Airport (22 nm E)
1A3 - Martin Campbell Field Airport (26 nm SW)
24A - Jackson County Airport (33 nm E)
KMNV - Monroe County Airport (33 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0910:09
Sunrise06:3810:38
Sunset20:4600:46
Evening civil twilight21:1401:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jul-2018 09:36:23
Local (UTC-4)  22-Jul-2018 05:36:23
 
METAR
KRHP 220915Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC004 18/18 A2983 RMK AO2 T01830183
TAF
KTYS 
38nm N 
220520Z 2206/2306 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 BKN070 TEMPO 2210/2212 -SHRA BKN025 FM221200 24007KT P6SM VCSH OVC020 FM221800 24007KT P6SM VCTS BKN040CB TEMPO 2218/2222 4SM -TSRA BR BKN025CB FM230000 24004KT P6SM VCSH BKN040
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