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T73 Kirk Air Base Airport
Lancaster, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: T73
Lat/Long: 34-40-27.5410N / 080-40-56.2470W
34-40.459017N / 080-40.937450W
34.6743169 / -80.6822908
(estimated)
Elevation: 578 ft. / 176.2 m (surveyed)
CHANGE ELEV FOR SEAPLANE BASE RYS 05W/23W; 16W/34W; 11W/29W TO 550E.
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 5 miles SE of LANCASTER, SC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 29720

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1982
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANDERSON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AND (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-DUSK
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: FOR LIRL RY 15/33 CALL 803-286-8800.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at LKR (9 nm W): 120.825 (803-286-6444)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CTFr277/20.2CHESTERFIELD VOR/DME108.2003W
CLTr162/33.7CHARLOTTE VOR/DME115.0005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LANCASTER115/9.240007WLKR .-.. -.- .-.
PAGELAND264/17.527008WPYG .--. -.-- --.
CHESTER111/26.422006WDCM -.. -.-. --
HARTSVILLE307/32.134107WHVS .... ...- ...
STONIA149/38.926006WGHJ --. .... .---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 2600 x 40 ft. / 792 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 8.0
Runway edge lights: low intensity
Runway edge markings: RY 15/33 CNTRLN MARKINGS BADLY FADED - RY END NUMBERS NOT STANDARD HEIGHT OR WIDTH. NO RUNWAY CENTERLINE MARKING.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: NSTD, in poor conditionNSTD, in poor condition
Obstructions: 67 ft. tree, 1823 ft. from runway, 251 ft. left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear72 ft. tree, 620 ft. from runway, 91 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear

Runway 5W/23W

Dimensions: 4400 x 300 ft. / 1341 x 91 m
& 11W/29W & 16W/34W - WATERLANES ARE NOT MARKED - LENGTHS CHANGE WITH WATER LEVELS - CONTACT AMGR AND CHECK NOTAMS.
Surface: water
RUNWAY 5W  RUNWAY 23W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 16W/34W

Dimensions: 3000 x 300 ft. / 914 x 91 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 16W  RUNWAY 34W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 11W/29W

Dimensions: 2245 x 600 ft. / 684 x 183 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 11W  RUNWAY 29W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JAMES B. KIRK
1007 KIRK AIR BASE RD
LANCASTER, SC 29720
Phone 803-286-8800
Manager: JAMES B. KIRK
1007 KIRK AIR BASE RD.
LANCASTER, SC 29720
Phone 803-286-8800

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 9
Single engine airplanes: 8
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/week *
75% local general aviation
25% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 22 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RY 15 HAS 30 FT DROP AT THLD.
RY 33 HAS 10 FT DROP AT THLD.
FOR CD CTC CLT APCH AT 704-359-0241.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at T73.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLKR - Lancaster County Airport-Mc Whirter Field (9 nm W)
N52 - JAARS-Townsend Airport (12 nm N)
KPYG - Pageland Airport (17 nm E)
KEQY - Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport (21 nm N)
KCDN - Woodward Field Airport (24 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5409:54
Sunrise06:2210:22
Sunset20:3500:35
Evening civil twilight21:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jul-2018 12:05:05
Local (UTC-4)  16-Jul-2018 08:05:05
 
METAR
KLKR 
9nm W 
161155Z AUTO 20003KT 9SM CLR 23/23 A3006 RMK AO2
TAF
KCLT 
35nm N 
161123Z 1612/1718 23004KT P6SM BKN090 FM161700 20009KT P6SM BKN035 TEMPO 1621/1701 4SM -TSRA OVC025CB FM170100 21006KT P6SM SCT040 BKN110 PROB30 1701/1707 4SM -TSRA OVC025CB FM170700 19003KT P6SM BKN045 FM171200 22006KT P6SM BKN020 FM171500 23006KT P6SM VCSH BKN035
KSSC 
44nm S 
161100Z 1611/1713 19006KT 9999 SCT110 BKN250 QNH3002INS BECMG 1614/1615 20006KT 9999 FEW050 SCT250 QNH2997INS BECMG 1619/1620 20009KT 8000 -SHRA BKN050 QNH2996INS TEMPO 1620/1623 8000 -TSRA BKN040CB BECMG 1702/1703 20006KT 8000 BR SCT010 BKN040 QNH2996INS BECMG 1706/1707 21006KT 8000 -SHRA BKN010 QNH2995INS TEMPO 1708/1711 8000 -TSRA BKN010CB TX34/1617Z TN21/1707Z
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