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W17 Raleigh East Airport
Knightdale, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

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
RDUr109/17.4RALEIGH/DURHAM VORTAC117.2004W
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
Gradient: 1.5%1.5%
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.

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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Photo by John Romero
Photo taken 05-Mar-2011
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0510:05
Sunrise06:3210:32
Sunset19:5223:52
Evening civil twilight20:1900:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Apr-2018 22:11:29
Local (UTC-4)  23-Apr-2018 18:11:29
 
METAR
KLHZ 
14nm N 
232155Z AUTO 10014G24KT 10SM SCT043 SCT110 18/10 A3025 RMK AO2
KJNX 
16nm S 
232205Z AUTO 09007G19KT 10SM SCT038 SCT044 BKN110 19/11 A3021 RMK AO2
KRDU 
17nm W 
232151Z 11015G29KT 10SM FEW035 SCT060 BKN110 BKN250 18/11 A3020 RMK AO2 PK WND 11029/2145 SLP225 T01780111
KRWI 
26nm E 
232153Z AUTO 09010G20KT 070V140 10SM FEW044 SCT055 19/09 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP243 T01890094
KHRJ 
29nm SW 
232155Z AUTO 11009G26KT 10SM OVC080 19/05 A3020 RMK AO2 T01900054
TAF
KRDU 
17nm W 
231735Z 2318/2418 10012G22KT 6SM -SHRA OVC050 FM232100 10010G20KT P6SM OVC030 TEMPO 2321/2324 2SM SHRA OVC007 FM240300 08012G22KT 3SM SHRA OVC015 FM240500 07012G22KT 3SM SHRA OVC008 TEMPO 2405/2409 1 1/2SM SHRA BR OVC003 FM241200 06015G25KT 3SM SHRA BR OVC003 WS020/11035KT FM241700 07009KT 5SM -SHRA OVC010 WS020/14035KT
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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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