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KSSI St Simons Island Airport
St Simons Island, Georgia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: SSI
Lat/Long: 31-09-07.0790N 081-23-27.8150W
31-09.117983N 081-23.463583W
31.1519664,-81.3910597
(estimated)
Elevation: 18.9 ft. / 5.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2000)
From city: 1 mile N of ST SIMONS ISLAND, GA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 31522

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: MACON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SSI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2000
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 04; MIRL RWY 04/22; & HIRL RWY 16/34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX ASOS: 120.025 (912-638-7042)
WX AWOS-3 at BQK (7 nm NW): 124.175 (912-261-0531)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 126.75/277.4 (GLYNCO RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SSIr029/6.7BRUNSWICK VORTAC109.8004W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5584 x 100 ft. / 1702 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 38 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 31-08.742470N31-09.486563N
Longitude: 081-23.936850W081-23.305555W
Elevation: 10.3 ft.16.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 041 magnetic, 036 true221 magnetic, 216 true
Displaced threshold: 782 ft.911 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:5580 TODA:5580 ASDA:5580 LDA:4798TORA:5580 TODA:5580 ASDA:5580 LDA:4671
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 215 ft. from runway, 256 ft. left of centerline
+6 FT FENCE, +32 FT POWER POLE, +12 FT BUSH 75-200 FT FROM END OF RY 228-250 FT LEFT.
30 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway, 168 ft. right of centerline
+30 FT TREE 150 FT FROM RY END 165 FT RIGHT

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3313 x 75 ft. / 1010 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 14.0
Double wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 31-09.369700N31-08.877905N
Longitude: 081-23.336543W081-23.059307W
Elevation: 18.0 ft.11.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 159 magnetic, 154 true339 magnetic, 334 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.25 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 27 ft. trees, 740 ft. from runway, 150 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear37 ft. trees, 829 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GLYNN COUNTY - GLYNN CO. ARPT COMM.
295 AVIATION PARKWAY, SUITE 205
BRUNSWICK, GA 31525
Phone (912) 265-2070
Manager: ROBERT BURR
295 AVIATION PARKWAY, SUITE 205
BRUNSWICK, GA 31525
Phone 912-265-2070

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 77
Single engine airplanes: 54
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 116/day *
85% transient general aviation
13% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

BIRDS AND WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
PREF NOISE-ABATEMENT ARRIVAL FOR HEL TFC IS A STRAIGHT-IN TO RWY 34 THEN A MID-FIELD TURN TO LDG. ALL WHEELED HEL GND TAXI TO FINAL PRKG.
ADDITIONAL APT SAFETY BULLETINS POSTED AT WWW.FLYGCAIRPORTS.COM/SAFETY.
FOR CD CTC JACKSONVILLE ARTCC AT 904-845-1592.
FBO SVCS AVBL ON 130.65.
USE CTN DUE TO CONGESTED ASP WITH TURBINE, NONTURBINE, AND TRNG ACFT. BQK LOCATED 7NM NW. JEKYLL ISLAND AP 09J LOCATED 4NM S USING SAME CTAF FREQ 123.05.
RWY 22 PREF FOR LIGHT AND VRB WINDS OR CROSSWINDS.
EXTSV TRNG AND LIGHT ACFT OPS POSS RWY 16.
ALL VFR ACFT ADHERE TO STD LH TFC PAT.
ACFT DEPARTING RWY 34 USE EXTRM CTN- APCH END OF RWY 04 NOT VSB FROM APCH END OF RWY 34.
ALL ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES, INCLUDING ACFT FLYING INST APPROACHES, ARE REQSTD TO RPRT 10 MILES FROM THE AP, INTNS AND PSN REPORTS TO -ST SIMONS- CTAF 123.05.
PPR FOR SVC AND FUEL AFTER HRS CALL 912-638-8617.
ADJ RESIDENTIAL AREA TO THE SE AND SSW OF RWY 16/34 EXTREMELY NOISE SENSITIVE.

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 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (245KB)
VOR RWY 04   download (237KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (424KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

09J - Jekyll Island Airport (5 nm S)
KBQK - Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (7 nm NW)
4J1 - Brantley County Airport (27 nm W)
KFHB - Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport (33 nm S)
KJES - Jesup-Wayne County Airport (35 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5310:53
Sunrise07:1711:17
Sunset19:1723:17
Evening civil twilight19:4123:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Sep-2020 00:26:45
Local (UTC-4)  25-Sep-2020 20:26:45
 
METAR
KSSI 252353Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM CLR 27/26 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02670261 10306 20267 51005
KBQK 
7nm NW 
260015Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM CLR 26/25 A2994 RMK AO2 T02630246
TAF
KSSI 251125Z 2512/2612 16007KT P6SM SCT020 BKN080 FM252000 14010KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB SCT250 FM260100 15006KT P6SM SCT035 BKN120
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Golden Isles Aviation
Air Elite
ASRI 130.65
912-638-8617
[web site]
[email]
Golden Isles Aviation's new FBO Terminal and new Hilton Home 2 Suites Hotel together! Famous eateries by airport like Southern Soul BBQ (Diners Dives & Drive-Ins fame) and Barbara Jeans southern cooking. We are 5 minutes from Sea Island and the Cloister Hotel. Enjoy the wing shaped swimming pool, practice putting green, beautiful facilities, rampside porch with rocking chairs, fitness center, hotel rooms, courtesy cars, shower, and other amenties too numerous to mention! Beautiful island with Southern hospitality. Beaches, golf, bike paths, history, fishing, and beautiful flying on the coast.
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