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8WC Washington County Airport
Potosi, Missouri, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: 8WC
Lat/Long: 37-55-45.1029N 090-43-53.3425W
37-55.751715N 090-43.889042W
37.9291952,-90.7314840
(estimated)
Elevation: 959.3 ft. / 292.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2005)
From city: 3 miles E of POTOSI, MO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 63660

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1969
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: SAINT LOUIS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: STL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1630
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 02/20 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT at FAM (18 nm SE): 119.275 (573-756-6042)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 128.35/284.675 (SAINT LOUIS RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FAMr302/28.1FARMINGTON VORTAC115.7001E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 4000 x 60 ft. / 1219 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 11.0, PAVEMENT RATED FOR ACFT UNDER 12,500 LBS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 37-55.439772N37-56.063657N
Longitude: 090-44.023258W090-43.754823W
Elevation: 959.2 ft.946.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 019199
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 64 ft. tree, 735 ft. from runway, 300 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clearnone
6-15 FT BRUSH AND SMALL TREES, 107 FT LEFT OF CL; 118-228 FT RIGHT OF CL, 0-120 FT FROM RWY END

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY
102 N. MISSOURI ST.
POTOSI, MO 63664
Phone 573-438-4901
Manager: DANNY WILSON
12225 EAST STATE HIGHWAY 8
MINERAL POINT, MO 63660
Phone 573-854-9173

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 11
Single engine airplanes: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 71/week *
74% local general aviation
24% transient general aviation
1% military
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
USE RIGHT TFC FOR RY 02; DO NOT OVERFLY PRISON AREA.
24-HR SS 100LL AND JET-A FUEL LOCATED AT SOUTH APRON.
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (158KB)

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H88 - A Paul Vance Fredericktown Regional Airport (29 nm SE)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3712:37
Sunrise07:0513:05
Sunset17:2923:29
Evening civil twilight17:5723:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Feb-2023 08:55:41
Local (UTC-6)  05-Feb-2023 02:55:41
 
METAR
KFAM 
18nm SE 
050756Z AUTO 21010KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP205 T00281006
KUUV 
27nm NW 
050835Z AUTO 21011G17KT 10SM CLR 05/M01 A3004 RMK AO2
TAF
KSUS 
43nm N 
041720Z 0418/0518 20015G28KT P6SM OVC250 FM050600 23008KT P6SM BKN250 FM051100 24012G19KT P6SM BKN080 FM051600 27010G16KT P6SM SCT150
KCPS 
47nm NE 
050520Z 0506/0606 20007KT P6SM BKN250 FM050700 20014G22KT P6SM BKN250 FM051400 26010KT P6SM SCT250 FM060000 VRB05KT P6SM SKC
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100LL Jet A
AS $5.50 $6.00 
 Updated 31-Jan-2023
 
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