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KMRN Foothills Regional Airport
Morganton, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 AUGUST 2020

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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: 62 ft. trees, 2966 ft. from runway, 449 ft. right of centerline, 44:1 slope to clear16 ft. trees, 482 ft. from runway, 202 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 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 20 June 2017

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.
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 13 August 2020 at 0901Z to 10 September 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (317KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (316KB)
LOC RWY 03   download (256KB)
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 15-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2010:20
Sunrise06:4710:47
Sunset20:1400:14
Evening civil twilight20:4200:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2020 06:16:57
Local (UTC-4)  15-Aug-2020 02:16:57
 
METAR
KMRN 150555Z AUTO 00000KT 1 1/4SM +RA BKN004 OVC014 18/17 A2999 RMK AO2 P0021 60222 T01760170 10227 20176 402820172
KHKY 
12nm E 
150553Z AUTO 08005KT 3/4SM +RA BR VV014 21/21 A2995 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E AND SE TSB08E47 SLP118 P0171 60312 T02110211 10261 20211 56010
TAF
KHKY 
12nm E 
150539Z 1506/1606 00000KT 4SM -SHRA BR VCTS OVC004CB TEMPO 1506/1508 3/4SM TSRA BR SCT004CB OVC010 FM150900 00000KT 3/4SM BR VCSH OVC003 FM151500 00000KT P6SM OVC007 PROB30 1515/1518 4SM TSRA BR OVC004CB FM151800 14003KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN035CB FM160100 VRB02KT 6SM -SHRA BR OVC018 PROB30 1601/1604 2SM TSRA BR OVC008CB FM160400 04003KT 4SM BR BKN006
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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, ...

More info about Foothills Regional Aviation
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