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8GA7 Etowah Bend Gliderport
Kingston, Georgia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 8GA7
Lat/Long: 34-12-07.3430N 084-58-37.7990W
34-12.122383N 084-58.629983W
34.2020397,-84.9771664
(estimated)
Elevation: 620 ft. / 189 m (estimated)
Variation: 02W (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of KINGSTON, GA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 30145

Gliderport Operations

Gliderport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 02/1981
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: MACON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Gliderport Communications

WX ASOS at VPC (8 nm SE): 120.525 (770-606-0375)
WX ASOS at RMG (13 nm NW): 119.925 (706-235-3335)
WX AWOS-3 at CZL (15 nm N): 119.975 (706-602-5906)
WX AWOS-3 at PUJ (17 nm S): 126.225 (770-445-3870)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RMGr070/7.4ROME VORTAC115.4001E
PDKr305/39.0PEACHTREE VOR/DME116.6005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CARTERSVILLE275/6.730804WEVZ . ...- --..
CHERO268/24.541505WDJD -.. .--- -..
CARROLLTON015/38.927804WGPQ --. .--. --.-
FORT PAYNE123/39.442604WFTP ..-. - .--.

Gliderport Services

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3800 x 60 ft. / 1158 x 18 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Traffic pattern: rightright
Obstructions: nonetrees, 300 ft. from runway

Gliderport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JAMES W. KARLOVICH
P.O. BOX 340
KINGSTON, GA 30145
Phone 770-336-9900
Manager: JAMES W. KARLOVICH
P.O. BOX 340
KINGSTON, GA 30145
Phone 770-336-9900

Gliderport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 15
Single engine airplanes: 6
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 4
Ultralights: 3
    

Additional Remarks

APT HAS GLIDER AND ULTRALIGHT OPS.
FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 8GA7.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KVPC - Cartersville Airport (8 nm SE)
KRMG - Richard B. Russell Regional Airport - J.H. Towers Field (13 nm NW)
4A4 - Polk County Airport - Cornelius Moore Field (14 nm SW)
KCZL - Tom B David Field Airport (15 nm N)
KPUJ - Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport (17 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Mar-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0411:04
Sunrise07:3011:30
Sunset19:5923:59
Evening civil twilight20:2400:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Mar-2020 19:50:25
Local (UTC-4)  30-Mar-2020 15:50:25
 
METAR
KVPC 
8nm SE 
301853Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 23/04 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP192 T02330039
KRMG 
13nm NW 
301853Z AUTO 03004KT 10SM CLR 23/03 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP196 T02280028
KCZL 
15nm N 
301935Z AUTO 35007KT 320V020 10SM CLR 22/02 A3014 RMK AO2
KPUJ 
17nm S 
301935Z AUTO 31010G15KT 10SM SCT110 21/00 A3013 RMK AO2
TAF
KRYY 
22nm SE 
301734Z 3018/3118 31010G20KT P6SM SCT150 BKN250 FM310000 32004KT P6SM SCT070 BKN120 OVC250 FM311000 36005KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 OVC100 FM311500 10010KT P6SM -SHRA SCT010 OVC030 FM311700 10012KT 3SM RA BR OVC010
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