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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 JANUARY 2020

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; 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: nono
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: 117
Single engine airplanes: 83
Multi engine airplanes: 15
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 3
Gliders airplanes: 9
Ultralights: 2
    
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 02 January 2020 at 0901Z to 30 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
JUNNR THREE (RNAV)   download (146KB)
MCHLN TWO (RNAV)   download (99KB)
RCTOR TWO (RNAV)   download (108KB)
WORXS TWO (RNAV)   download (139KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (226KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (200KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (64KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BIMMR TWO (RNAV)   download (152KB)
BWALL TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (140KB)
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 20-Jan-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0712:07
Sunrise07:3512:35
Sunset17:4322:43
Evening civil twilight18:1123:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jan-2020 03:20:52
Local (UTC-5)  20-Jan-2020 22:20:52
 
METAR
KSPA 
7nm N 
210255Z AUTO 01006KT 10SM SCT060 M01/M09 A3035 RMK AO2
KGSP 
13nm W 
210253Z 01004KT 10SM OVC055 M01/M10 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP287 T10111100 51005
KGMU 
20nm W 
210253Z AUTO 01008KT 10SM OVC055 M01/M10 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP288 T10061100 51004
TAF
KGSP 
13nm W 
201723Z 2018/2118 05005KT P6SM SKC FM210400 34005KT P6SM SCT150 FM211200 01003KT P6SM SCT120 FM211500 02008KT P6SM FEW200
KGMU 
20nm W 
210124Z 2101/2124 01010KT P6SM OVC060 TEMPO 2103/2107 SCT060 FM210700 02005KT P6SM SCT060 BKN150 FM211300 03007KT P6SM SCT200
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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, ...
 
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World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $5.00 $4.60 
SS $4.50 --- 
 Updated 13-Jan-2020
 
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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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