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KSME Lake Cumberland Regional Airport
Somerset, Kentucky, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SME
Lat/Long: 37-03-12.9000N / 084-36-56.3000W
37-03.215000N / 084-36.938333W
37.0535833 / -84.6156389
(estimated)
Elevation: 927.3 ft. / 282.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2005)
From city: 3 miles S of SOMERSET, KY
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 42501

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1952
Control tower: no
ARTCC: INDIANAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LOUISVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SME (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-1800, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 05/ 23; PAPI RY 05/23 MIRL RY 05/23-CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Airline operations: INDEX A ACFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING EQUIP AVBL UPON REQUEST ONLY. CLSD TO UNSCHED ACR OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 120.050 (606-679-5710)
WX AWOS-3PT at EKQ (17 nm SW): 118.825 (606-348-0862)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY INDIANAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 124.625/371.925 (LONDON 2 RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LOZr276/24.2LONDON VOR/DME116.1003W
LVTr045/38.6LIVINGSTON VOR/DME108.4002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CUMBERLAND RIVER047/4.738805WCDX -.-. -.. -..-
GOODALL170/32.231103WDVK -.. ...- -.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5801 x 100 ft. / 1768 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 70.0
Double tandem: 125.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RY 05/23 MARKINGS FADED.
Gradient: 0.13% DOWN SW.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 37-02.865575N37-03.565905N
Longitude: 084-37.344367W084-36.532545W
Elevation: 910.8 ft.921.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1% UP0.1% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 048 magnetic, 043 true228 magnetic, 223 true
Displaced threshold: 514 ft.300 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:5800 TODA:5800 ASDA:5800 LDA:5287TORA:5800 TODA:5800 ASDA:5800 LDA:5500
Markings: precision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 23 ft. gnd, 650 ft. from runway, 300 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 41:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
305 ft. trees, 5900 ft. from runway, 700 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY
500 W.O. NEWELL DRIVE
SOMERSET, KY 42501
Phone 606-679-7908
Manager: KELLIE BAKER
500 W.O. NEWELL DRIVE
SOMERSET, KY 42501
Phone 606-679-7908

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 36
Single engine airplanes: 24
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 70/day *
63% transient general aviation
27% local general aviation
6% air taxi
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 11 July 2016

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 between 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 05   download (292KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (230KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 05   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 05   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (32KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (126KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEKQ - Wayne County Airport (17 nm SW)
K24 - Russell County Airport (23 nm W)
18I - Mc Creary County Airport (24 nm SE)
KBYL - Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport (25 nm SE)
KLOZ - London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field (26 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KSME (Lake Cumberland Regional Airport)
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Photo taken 19-Sep-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2312:23
Sunrise07:5212:52
Sunset17:4522:45
Evening civil twilight18:1323:13

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jan-2018 22:26:40
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jan-2018 17:26:40
 
METAR
KSME 162215Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM SCT017 SCT047 M11/M16 A3053 RMK AO2
KEKQ 
17nm SW 
162156Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM CLR M10/M14 A3054 RMK AO2 SNE34 SLP369 P0000 T11001144
TAF
KSME 161739Z 1618/1718 33007KT 4SM -SN BR SCT020 BKN035 FM161900 32007KT 3SM -SN BR SCT006 OVC015 FM162200 31006KT 4SM -SHSN BR SCT015 BKN025 FM170900 VRB04KT P6SM BKN015
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 Somerset-Pulaski County Airport Board
606-679-7908
606-679-6705
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
 
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.35 $3.95 
SS $4.25 $3.85 
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SS=Self service
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