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KSPA Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport/Simpson Field
Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: SPA
Lat/Long: 34-54-59.1000N 081-57-20.8000W
34-54.985000N 081-57.346667W
34.9164167,-81.9557778
(estimated)
Elevation: 801.9 ft. / 244.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1995)
From city: 3 miles SW of SPARTANBURG, SC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 29376

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANDERSON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SPA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1900
Pattern altitude: 1601.9 ft. MSL
TPA: 800 FT AGL FOR PISTON ACFT, 1300 FT AGL FOR TURBO PROP ACFT AND SML JETS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 05; REIL RWY 23; PAPI RWY 05 & 23; HIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ACTVT ROTATING BCN - CTAF. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 133.925 (864-587-2529)
GREER APPROACH: 119.4
GREER DEPARTURE: 119.4
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.55
BIMMR DP: 119.4R
BWALL DP: 119.4
WX ASOS at GSP (13 nm W): 134.25 (864-879-0614)
WX ASOS at GMU (20 nm W): 127.075 (864-239-0014)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 135.35/263.125 (OWING RCAG) WHEN GREER APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SPAr193/7.2SPARTANBURG VORTAC115.7002W
SUGr154/33.2SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN VORTAC112.2002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FAIRMONT063/1.724805WFRT ..-. .-. -
UNION COUNTY318/20.832606WUOT ..- --- -
FIRST RIVER227/26.741706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
BROAD RIVER137/33.137907WBRA -... .-. .-
CHESTER288/38.022006WDCM -.. -.-. --
ENOREE344/39.627807WEOE . --- .

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL 864-574-8552.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5852 x 100 ft. / 1784 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 15 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 45.5
Double wheel: 67.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 34-54.623535N34-55.345053N
Longitude: 081-57.734850W081-56.957518W
Elevation: 794.5 ft.786.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 042 true227 magnetic, 222 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 104 ft. tree, 3605 ft. from runway, 432 ft. left of centerline, 32:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SPARTANBURG
PO DRAWER 1749
SPARTANBURG, SC 29304
Phone 864-596-2000
Manager: TERRY CONNORTON
500 AMMONS RD
SPARTANBURG, SC 29306
Phone (864) 580-5004

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 108
Single engine airplanes: 78
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 3
Gliders airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
44% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
17% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 05 June 2019

Additional Remarks

RY 05 50 FT DROP 97 FT FROM THLD.
GLIDER OPS.
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC GREER APCH AT 864-877-8275, WHEN APCH CLSD 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.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
JUNNR THREE (RNAV)   download (177KB)
MCHLN TWO (RNAV)   download (129KB)
RCTOR TWO (RNAV)   download (139KB)
WORXS TWO (RNAV)   download (170KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (267KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (64KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BIMMR TWO (RNAV)   download (184KB)
BWALL TWO (RNAV)   download (172KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (282KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGSP - Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (13 nm W)
KGMU - Greenville Downtown Airport (20 nm W)
35A - Union County Airport, Troy Shelton Field (21 nm SE)
KGYH - Donaldson Field Airport (23 nm SW)
KLUX - Laurens County Airport (25 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3211:32
Sunrise06:5711:57
Sunset18:2323:23
Evening civil twilight18:4823:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Mar-2021 04:07:42
Local (UTC-5)  02-Mar-2021 23:07:42
 
METAR
KSPA 
7nm N 
030355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC075 06/M04 A3014 RMK AO2
KGSP 
13nm W 
030353Z 01003KT 10SM OVC075 06/M03 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP209 T00561033
KGMU 
20nm W 
030353Z AUTO 04004KT 10SM OVC075 07/M06 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP209 T00721056
TAF
KGSP 
13nm W 
021740Z 0218/0318 09005KT P6SM OVC200 FM030200 07003KT P6SM FEW060 OVC100 PROB30 0303/0308 4SM -RA BR OVC060 FM030800 01005KT P6SM -RA OVC030 TEMPO 0308/0312 3SM -RA BR SCT008 OVC015 FM031200 02007KT P6SM BKN035 FM031400 03005KT P6SM SCT045
KGMU 
20nm W 
021740Z 0218/0318 05007KT P6SM OVC200 FM030200 07003KT P6SM FEW060 OVC100 PROB30 0303/0308 4SM -RA BR OVC060 FM030800 01005KT P6SM -RA OVC030 TEMPO 0308/0312 3SM -RA BR SCT008 OVC015 FM031200 02007KT P6SM BKN035 FM031400 03005KT P6SM SCT045
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
City of Spartanburg (FBO) 864-574-8552
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, ...
 
Face masks required   World Fuel Contract Fuel   AVCARD® by World Fuel   World Fuel Rewards   Contract Fuel   Courtesy car   Courtesy transportation   Avis   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Wheelchair Accessible  
 
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World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $4.60 $3.95 
SS $4.10 --- 
 Updated 25-Feb-2021
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Fenix Air Charter 864-397-5082
[web site]
[email]
Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft charters, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, Aircraft management

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