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KFQD Rutherford County Airport/Marchman Field
Rutherfordton, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 MAY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FQD
Lat/Long: 35-25-41.6000N 081-56-06.2800W
35-25.693333N 081-56.104667W
35.4282222,-81.9350778
(estimated)
Elevation: 1077.3 ft. / 328.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1995)
From city: 3 miles N of RUTHERFORDTON, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28139

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1975
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FQD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 01/19 & REIL RY 01 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.275 (828-287-6498)
GREER APPROACH: 119.4
GREER DEPARTURE: 119.4
WX AWOS-3 at EHO (19 nm SE): 118.425 (704-487-0100)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 132.625/257.9 (JONESVILLE RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SUGr087/16.4SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN VORTAC112.2002W
SPAr001/23.7SPARTANBURG VORTAC115.7002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FIRST RIVER309/19.541706WSLP ... .-.. .--.
FIDDLERS224/21.339107WFIQ ..-. .. --.-
BROAD RIVER077/27.837907WBRA -... .-. .-
FAIRMONT009/31.724805WFRT ..-. .-. -

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
100LL:100LL AND JET A 24 SELF SER FUEL AVAILABLE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 35-25.283163N35-26.105162N
Longitude: 081-56.136182W081-56.072835W
Elevation: 1057.1 ft.1077.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 009 magnetic, 004 true189 magnetic, 184 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 66 ft. trees, 2153 ft. from runway, 446 ft. left of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear37 ft. trees, 575 ft. from runway, 255 ft. right of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE 0-200 FT FM THLD OFFSET 182 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: RUTHERFORD COUNTY ARPT AUTH
110 MARCHMAN FIELD DRIVE
RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139
Phone 828-287-0800
Manager: DEVON RAISCH
110 MARCHMAN FIELD DRIVE, SUITE 102
RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139
Phone (828) 287-0800
MGR MOBILE PH# 828-748-5480.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 42
Single engine airplanes: 33
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
66% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 16 May 2020

Additional Remarks

RWY 01 HAS 100 FT DROPOFF 315 FT FM THLD OFFSET 140 FT RIGHT AND 160 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN; AND 100 FT DROPOFF 700-900 FT ALONG CNTRLN OFFSET 80 FT RIGHT.
DEER IN VICINITY OF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC GREER APCH AT 864-877-8275. WHEN GREER APCH CLSD, FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
TXWY A TOWARD RWY 1 HAS 30 FT DROPOFF 60 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN
RWY 19 HAS 12 FT UNMARKED POWER LINES 440 FT FM THR BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN

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 20 May 2021 at 0901Z to 17 June 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (263KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (261KB)
LOC RWY 01   download (330KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (51KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (282KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEHO - Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport (19 nm SE)
KMRN - Foothills Regional Airport (28 nm NE)
KAVL - Asheville Regional Airport (30 nm W)
KSPA - Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport/Simpson Field (31 nm S)
KHKY - Hickory Regional Airport (33 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4309:43
Sunrise06:1310:13
Sunset20:4300:43
Evening civil twilight21:1301:13

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Jun-2021 23:44:43
Local (UTC-4)  14-Jun-2021 19:44:43
 
METAR
KFQD 142335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT070 27/21 A2986 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E
KEHO 
19nm SE 
142315Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A2985 RMK AO2 T02750215
TAF
KAVL 
29nm W 
141957Z 1420/1518 35010G18KT P6SM SCT040 FM150200 32003KT P6SM FEW250 FM151000 33008KT P6SM FEW180 FM151400 34013G22KT P6SM FEW050
KHKY 
33nm NE 
142158Z 1422/1518 VRB03KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250 FM151200 34005KT P6SM FEW250 FM151400 34008KT P6SM FEW250
KGSP 
35nm SW 
142158Z 1422/1518 27006KT P6SM SCT060 BKN250 FM150000 25004KT P6SM SCT250 FM151400 35007KT P6SM FEW120
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Rutherford County Airport
828-287-0800
[web site]
[email]
Rutherford County Airport is close to so many great destinations. We are small town friendly with competitive fuel prices. We also have 24/7 access to restrooms and self-service fuel. Thank you for considering us as a destination for your Journey!

More info about Rutherford County Airport
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $5.10 $3.90 
SS $4.80 $3.40 
GUARANTEED
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Plane Werks 828-429-9356 Aircraft maintenance

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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
57 Alpha Cafe 828-223-1934
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