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W17 Raleigh East Airport
Knightdale, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: W17
Lat/Long: 35-47-51.8000N 078-26-13.2350W
35-47.863333N 078-26.220583W
35.7977222,-78.4370097
(estimated)
Elevation: 313 ft. / 95.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (1985)
From city: 2 miles E of KNIGHTDALE, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 27545

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3 at LHZ (14 nm N): 118.325 (919-497-0810)
WX AWOS-3 at JNX (16 nm S): 120.225 (919-934-3851)
WX ASOS at RDU (18 nm W): PHONE 919-840-0816

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RDUr114/17.4RALEIGH/DURHAM VORTAC117.2009W
TYIr258/37.2TAR RIVER VORTAC117.8005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HARNETT036/24.841708WHQT .... --.- -
HUNTSBORO173/31.527109WHXO .... -..- ---

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 3000 x 36 ft. / 914 x 11 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
ROLLING PAVEMENT AND RY CRACKS
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 4.0
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL; THLD LGTS ARE WHITE; RY 19 LGTD THLD RELOCATED 70 FT; 2930 FT OF RY 01/19 USBL AT NIGHT; EDGE LGTS ARE 17 FT FM RY EDGE.
Runway edge markings: RY 01/19 NSTD SMALL MARKINGS.
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: NSTD, in fair conditionNSTD, in fair condition
Obstructions: 23 ft. trees, 232 ft. from runway, 67 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
26 FT TREES 0-200 FROM THR OFFSET 63 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
14 ft. bldg, 239 ft. from runway, 52 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
14 FT BLDG 100-200 FT FM THR OFFSET 54 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: CAROLYNN KNOTT
933 THREE SISTERS ROAD
KNIGHTDALE, NC 27545
Phone 919-749-8850
Manager: CURT TILLY
4120 IVERSON ST.
RALEIGH, NC 27604
Phone 919-673-4527

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 33
Single engine airplanes: 30
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 21/day *
67% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
7% military
* for 12-month period ending 04 March 2020

Additional Remarks

+5 FT TERRAIN 20 FT FROM RY EDGE WEST SIDE SOUTH 2/3 OF RY.
RY 19 THLD APRXLY 40 FT HIGHER THAN RY 01 THLD (SLOPES UPHILL TO THE NORTH).
RY 19 SAFETY AREA HAS +20 FT BLDGS & PARKED ACFT.
RY 19 HAS 60 FT POWER LINES 1000 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN.
FOR CD CTC WASHINGTON ARTCC AT 703-771-3587.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at W17.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLHZ - Triangle North Executive Airport (14 nm N)
KJNX - Johnston Regional Airport (16 nm S)
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham International Airport (18 nm W)
W03 - Wilson Industrial Air Center Airport (23 nm E)
KRWI - Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport (27 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of W17 (Raleigh East Airport)
Photo by John Romero
Photo taken 05-Mar-2011
looking south.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 13-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4309:43
Sunrise06:1110:11
Sunset20:0900:09
Evening civil twilight20:3700:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-May-2021 02:13:11
Local (UTC-4)  13-May-2021 22:13:11
 
METAR
KLHZ 
14nm N 
140155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 11/05 A3026 RMK AO2
KJNX 
16nm S 
132155Z AUTO 04004KT 10SM BKN090 20/02 A3019 RMK AO2
KRDU 
17nm W 
140151Z 00000KT 10SM SCT100 12/06 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP237 T01220056
KRWI 
26nm E 
140153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW100 12/06 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP237 T01170056
KHRJ 
29nm SW 
140155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN100 14/09 A3023 RMK AO2 T01370093
TAF
KRDU 
17nm W 
131732Z 1318/1418 05010KT P6SM SCT070 TEMPO 1319/1322 BKN070 FM140200 VRB02KT P6SM FEW070 FM141600 05005KT P6SM BKN070
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Raleigh East Flight Training 919-610-8743
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Flight training, Aircraft rental, Internet access, Restrooms, Showers

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