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KSSC Shaw Air Force Base
Sumter, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: SSC
Lat/Long: 33-58-21.8065N / 080-28-14.0317W
33-58.363442N / 080-28.233862W
33.9727240 / -80.4705644
(estimated)
Elevation: 241 ft. / 73.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08W (2015)
From city: 6 miles NW of SUMTER, SC
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 29152

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANDERSON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SSC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
OPR 1200-0400Z++.
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 132.125 270.1
SHAW GROUND: 126.1 275.8 [1200-0400Z++]
SHAW TOWER: 126.65 254.25 [1200-0400Z++]
SHAW APPROACH: 125.4 318.1 [1200-0400Z++]
SHAW DEPARTURE: 125.4 318.1 [1200-0400Z++]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.1 275.8
CLASS C: 125.4 318.1
COMD POST: 381.3
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PTD: 139.6 372.2
RADAR: 134.1 294.7X
WX AWOS-3 at SMS (6 nm E): 118.075 (803-469-6750)
WX AWOS-3 at CDN (19 nm N): 119.975 (803-424-1979)
  • TA31 PAR OPERS 0700-2230.
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/269.55 (COLUMBIA RCAG) WHEN SHAW APCH CTL CLSD.
  • SFA
  • PMSV METRO: AVBL VIA PHONE PATCH.
  • (RAYMOND 26)
  • NO-NOTAM MP: 0400-1100Z++ TUE-FRI DLY (1500/3+1).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MMTr088/16.8MC ENTIRE VORTAC113.2008W
CAEr079/29.9COLUMBIA VORTAC114.7002W
VANr004/29.9VANCE VORTAC110.4006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SUMTER266/5.625207WSMS ... -- ...
MANNING336/26.638106WMNI -- -. ..
HARTSVILLE221/31.334107WHVS .... ...- ...
EVANS287/35.842006WCFY -.-. ..-. -.--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A++ JET-B+
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4L/22R

Dimensions: 10014 x 150 ft. / 3052 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 38 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 33-57.702288N33-59.059385N
Longitude: 080-28.890758W080-27.762093W
Elevation: 237.0 ft.239.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 035 true223 magnetic, 215 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (2.80 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.80 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 4R/22L

Dimensions: 8014 x 150 ft. / 2443 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 41 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4R  RUNWAY 22L
Latitude: 33-57.798660N33-58.884747N
Longitude: 080-28.569717W080-27.666668W
Elevation: 235.8 ft.233.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 035 true223 magnetic, 215 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: SALSFALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: U.S. AIR FORCE
SHAW AFB
SUMTER, SC 29152
Manager: CHIEF AIRFIELD MANAGEMENT
SHAW AFB
SUMTER, SC 29152
Phone 403-965-3338

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Military aircraft: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 249/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-22L HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1221').
E60-22L HOOK E5 (65' OVRN).
E60-04L HOOK BAK-12A(B) (45' OVRN) HOOK BAK12B(B) (1457').
E60-22R HOOK BAK12B(B) (1457') HOOK BAK-12A(B) (45' OVRN).
E60-04R HOOK E5 (75' OVRN).
E60-04R BAK-12B(B) (1210').
BEARING STRENGTH RY 04L-22R: ST175; SBTT576, DDT745.
RSTD: 20 FTR WG QUIET HR IN EFF 0400-1200Z++. PPR, 24 HR PN RQR, CTC AFLD MGMT1145-0430Z++ DSN 965-2356, C803-895-2357. TRAN ACFT CTC BASE OPS PTD PRIOR ARR TO CONFIRM FM SVC RQR. DSN 965-2356, C803-895-2357, FAX 2360.
RSTD: ISSUED PPR VALID 1 HR +/- ETA, EARLY/LATE ARR/DEP MUST RE-COORD. TRAN ACFT CTC TWR PRIOR TO EXITING RWY.
CAUTION: TRAN PILOTS WILL NOT CLIMB ABV 1000' ON DEP DUR VFR COND TIL CLEAR OF ARPT BDRY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY CLEARED TO DO SO BY ATC. SPECIFIC TAXI INSTR FOR HVY ACFT CTC GND )MAY RQR BACK TAXIING ON RY TO APPROPRIATE LADDER TXWY. UNCONTROLLED VEH TFC ON TWY AND APN.
TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1500 FT, OVERHEAD 2000 FT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: 24 HR PN RQR FOR CSTMS AND AG.
ACFT W/WINGSPAN LARGER THAN 180 FT MUST USE WING WALKERS WHEN TAXING ON TWY B CNTRL, 45 FT OBSTN LCTD 140 FT S TWY CNTRLN.
MISC: ACC RSRS APPLIED TO ACC ACFT ONLY.
BEARING STRENGTH RY 04R-22L: ST130; SBTT351; DDT490.
ACC RSRS APPLIED TO ACC ACFT ONLY.
TRAN-ALERT: TRANSIENT ALERT AFTER HOURS SUPPORT IS NOT AUTHORIZED UNLESS SUPPORTING HIGHER HEADQUARTERS DIRECTED MISSIONS.
TRAN ACFT CTC BASE OPS PTD PRIOR TO ARRIVAL TO CONFIRM SVC RQR.
RSTD: SOUTH TRIM PAD AND TEST CELL SW OF TWY A CLSD.
RSTD: AERODROME UNUSE AS WX ALTN OUTSIDE OF TRAN ALERT HR OF OPNS.
CAUTION: TWY D CENTER DIR GUIDANCE SIGN MISSING ON RY 04R APCH END.
LGT: ALL RY THLD LGT GATED.
RSTD: HVY ACFT EXP ARR/DEP DELAYS DUR WING FLYING.
MISC: WX 965-2362, C803-895-2362, FORECASTER AVBL 1100Z-0330Z++, MON-FRI, CLSD WKND AND HOL. OPR HR VARY WITH LCL FLYING SKED. REMOTE BREIFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS, BARKSDALE AFB, DSN 331-2651/2635/2636, C318-529-2651/2635/2636, WEBSITE: HTTPS://26OWS..US.AF.MIL.
MISC: WX OBS AVBL H24 VIA AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSN SYS. AUGMENTED AN/FMQ-19 WHEN RQR DUR OPR HR AND RESOURCE PROTECTION. HUMAN OBSN SFC VIS LTD FROM 230-030 BY FLIGHTLINE HANGARS, BUILDINGS AND TREES.
RSTD: ONLY 20 FW LCL OPS APV TO FLY STR-IN APCH TO RWY 4L WITH VGSI INOP AT NGT.
ARFF CAPABILITIES ARE YELLOW (REDUCED LEVEL OF SVC) FOR LARGE FRAME ACFT.
MISC: ACFT DEP SHAW AFB CTC GRD CTL FOR CLNC.
MISC: AFLD COND, BASH, AND RWY SFC COND AVBL ON ATIS; TWR IF ATIS UNAVBL.
FOR AIR EVAC OR URGENT REQ DUR AFLD CLOSURE, AIRCREWS MUST CTC COMD POST DSN 312-965-5850 OR VIA UHF.
A-GEAR: NML BAK-12 CONFIGURATION: RY 04R/22L: APCH DOWN, DEP UP. RY 04L-22R: APCH DOWN, DEP UP. BOTH RY 04L/22R OVERRUN A-G BAK-12S ARE IN RAISED POSN. BAK-12A ARE NSTD 900 FT RUN OUT, 1 1/4 IN CABLE AND 50,000 LB WEIGHT SETTING. CALL TWR OR BASE OPS AT LEAST 20 MIN IN ADVANCE TO REQ OTHER CONFIGURATIONS.
MISC: ACFT THAT RQR IMMED ASSISTANCE AFTER DUTY HR, HOL, AND WKENDS, CTC COMD POST C803-895-5850, DSN 965-5850.
JASU: 2(M32A-60) 2(A/M32A-86).
FLUID: SOAP SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX. LOX - 24 HOURS PRIOR NOTIFICATION REQUIRED.
OIL: O-128-133-148.
TRAN ALERT: NO FLEET SVC AVBL. EXP 2-3 HR SVC/REFUEL DELAYS WKENDS, HOL AND PEAK PERIODS; LTD MAINT. CONCURRENT REFUELING NOT AVBL. NO DE-ICE SVC AVBL. TRAN ACFT WILL RETAIN DRAG CHUTES TO PRK. TRAN ALERT SVC AVBL 1230-0030Z++ MON-FRI; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.

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 31 January 2019 at 0901Z to 28 February 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 04L   download (127KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 22R   download (131KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 04L   download (129KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 22R   download (124KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 04L   download (116KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 22R   download (115KB)
TACAN Y RWY 04L   download (117KB)
TACAN Y RWY 22R   download (117KB)
 
Departure Procedures
GABLE FOUR   download (49KB)
PINIE FOUR   download (64KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSMS - Sumter Airport (6 nm E)
KMMT - Mc Entire Joint National Guard Base (17 nm W)
KCDN - Woodward Field Airport (19 nm N)
KCUB - Jim Hamilton L B Owens Airport (26 nm W)
KMNI - Santee Cooper Regional Airport (27 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3811:38
Sunrise07:0312:03
Sunset18:0823:08
Evening civil twilight18:3423:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Feb-2019 18:19:28
Local (UTC-5)  19-Feb-2019 13:19:28
 
METAR
KSSC 191756Z 08007KT 10SM -RA SCT040 BKN065 OVC080 06/01 A3050 RMK AO2A RAB1658 SLP331 P0000 60001 58018
KSMS 
6nm E 
191755Z AUTO 10SM -RA SCT065 BKN075 07/01 A3052 RMK AO2
KMMT 
16nm W 
191756Z 10003KT 10SM -RA OVC065 06/02 A3050 RMK AO2A SLP332 P0000 60001 T00580023 10070 20054 58018 $
KCDN 
19nm N 
191755Z AUTO 04007KT 9SM -RA FEW055 FEW070 FEW080 05/M00 A3052 RMK AO2
TAF
KSSC 191600Z 1916/2022 04010G15KT 9000 -RA FEW050 OVC070 QNH3046INS BECMG 2000/2001 07012KT 9999 NSW FEW018 OVC060 520203 QNH3034INS BECMG 2008/2009 05010G15KT 9000 -RA BKN015 WS020/14040KT QNH3032INS BECMG 2011/2012 05009KT 4800 -RA BR OVC003 WS020/14040KT QNH3021INS BECMG 2014/2015 05009KT 8000 -RA OVC003 520203 QNH3021INS BECMG 2021/2022 06009KT 6000 BR OVC003 510203 QNH3011INS TX09/1920Z TN02/2010Z
KMMT 
16nm W 
191600Z 1916/2022 03010G15KT 9000 -RA FEW050 OVC085 QNH3040INS BECMG 2000/2001 07012KT 9999 NSW FEW018 OVC060 520203 QNH3034INS BECMG 2008/2009 05010G15KT 9000 -RA BKN015 WS020/14040KT QNH3032INS BECMG 2011/2012 06010G15KT 9000 -RA OVC003 WS020/14040KT QNH3021INS BECMG 2014/2015 06012G18KT 9000 -RA OVC003 520203 QNH3021INS BECMG 2021/2022 06009KT 6000 BR OVC003 510203 QNH3011INS TX12/1920Z TN02/2010Z
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