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KRHP Western Carolina Regional Airport
Andrews, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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-SAT 0900-1700, ALL SUN 1200-1700
UNATNDD THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS DAY.
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+
FUEL AVBL 24H WITH CREDIT CARD.
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.
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 -8C.
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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (417KB)
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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Aerial photo of KRHP (Western Carolina Regional Airport)
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Photo taken 13-Sep-2010
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4911:49
Sunrise07:1612:16
Sunset17:2622:26
Evening civil twilight17:5322:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2019 15:55:07
Local (UTC-5)  20-Nov-2019 10:55:07
 
METAR
KRHP 201535Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM SCT034 11/02 A3019 RMK AO2 T01080022
TAF
KTYS 
38nm N 
201120Z 2012/2112 VRB03KT P6SM BKN045 FM201600 VRB03KT P6SM FEW050 SCT250 FM210000 00000KT P6SM SKC
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
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 Appalachian RENT-A-CAR
828-835-2352
[web site]
[email]
* Medium Size SUV Rental
* You may find us next to main airport terminal.
Arrive at KRHP with your eye on new nature discoveries and a thrilling agenda in hand, and you'll never be disappointed. Enjoy fly fishing, family kayaking & rafting, hiking, mountain biking;

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