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W17 Raleigh East Airport
Knightdale, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JUNE 2019

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

Fuel available: MOGAS
FOR FUEL CALL 919-833-5207.
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: 17 ft. trees, 214 ft. from runway, 91 ft. left of centerline
20 FT TREES 0-200 FROM THR OFFSET 58 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
61 ft. trees, 476 ft. from runway, 86 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: J. T. KNOTT JR.
933 THREE SISTERS ROAD
KNIGHTDALE, NC 27545
Phone 919-266-1298
Manager: MARSHALL SANDERSON
13301 MELVIN ARNOLD RD
RALEIGH, NC 27613
Phone 919-676-8479

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 06 July 2017

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 15-Jul-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4109:41
Sunrise06:1010:10
Sunset20:2900:29
Evening civil twilight20:5900:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Jul-2019 23:00:44
Local (UTC-4)  15-Jul-2019 19:00:44
 
METAR
KLHZ 
14nm N 
152240Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM CLR 33/20 A3007 RMK AO2
KJNX 
16nm S 
152255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 32/25 A3003 RMK AO2
KRDU 
17nm W 
152251Z 17005KT 10SM SCT065TCU BKN250 32/21 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP170 TCU E AND NW AND DSNT SE AND SW-W T03220206
KRWI 
26nm E 
152253Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM FEW060 32/22 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP170 T03220217
KHRJ 
29nm SW 
152235Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 35/18 A3003 RMK AO2 T03450180
TAF
KRDU 
17nm W 
151731Z 1518/1618 02005KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Fuel Prices
 
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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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