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KSSC Shaw Air Force Base
Sumter, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 17 JUNE 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: SSC
Lat/Long: 33-58-21.8065N 080-28-14.0317W
33-58.363442N 080-28.233862W
33.9727240,-80.4705644
(estimated)
Elevation: 241 ft. / 73.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08W (2015)
From city: 6 miles NW of SUMTER, SC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 29152

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANDERSON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SSC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
OPR 1200-0400Z++.
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 132.125 270.1
SHAW GROUND: 126.1 275.8 [1200-0400Z++]
SHAW TOWER: 126.65 254.25 [1200-0400Z++]
SHAW APPROACH: 125.4 318.1 [1200-0400Z++]
SHAW DEPARTURE: 125.4 318.1 [1200-0400Z++]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.1 275.8
CLASS C: 125.4 318.1
COMD POST: 381.3
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PTD: 139.6 372.2
RADAR: 134.1 294.7X
WX AWOS-3 at SMS (6 nm E): 118.075 (803-469-6750)
WX AWOS-3 at CDN (19 nm N): 119.975 (803-424-1979)
  • TA31 PAR OPERS 0700-2230.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/269.55 (COLUMBIA RCAG) WHEN SHAW APCH CTL CLSD.
  • SFA
  • PMSV METRO: AVBL VIA PHONE PATCH.
  • (RAYMOND 26)
  • NO-NOTAM MP: 0400-1100Z++ TUE-FRI DLY (1500/3+1).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MMTr088/16.8MC ENTIRE VORTAC113.2008W
CAEr079/29.9COLUMBIA VORTAC114.7002W
VANr004/29.9VANCE VORTAC110.4006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SUMTER266/5.625207WSMS ... -- ...
MANNING336/26.638106WMNI -- -. ..
HARTSVILLE221/31.334107WHVS .... ...- ...
EVANS287/35.842006WCFY -.-. ..-. -.--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A++ JET-B+
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4L/22R

Dimensions: 10014 x 150 ft. / 3052 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 46 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 33-57.702288N33-59.059385N
Longitude: 080-28.890758W080-27.762093W
Elevation: 237.0 ft.239.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 035 true223 magnetic, 215 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (2.80 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.80 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 4R/22L

Dimensions: 8014 x 150 ft. / 2443 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 50 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4R  RUNWAY 22L
Latitude: 33-57.798660N33-58.884747N
Longitude: 080-28.569717W080-27.666668W
Elevation: 235.8 ft.233.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 035 true223 magnetic, 215 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: SALSFALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: U.S. AIR FORCE
SHAW AFB
SUMTER, SC 29152
Manager: CHIEF AIRFIELD MANAGEMENT
SHAW AFB
SUMTER, SC 29152
Phone 403-965-3338

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Military aircraft: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 249/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-22L HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1221 FT).
E60-22L HOOK MB 100(B) (65 FT OVRN).
E60-04L HOOK BAK-12A(B) (45 FT OVRN) HOOK BAK12B(B) (1457 FT).
E60-22R HOOK BAK12B(B) (1457 FT) HOOK BAK-12A(B) (45 FT OVRN).
E60-04R HOOK MB 100(B) (75 FT OVRN).
E60-04R BAK-12B(B) (1210 FT).
BEARING STRENGTH RY 04L-22R: ST175; SBTT576, DDT745.
RSTD: 20 FTR WG QUIET HR IN EFF 0400-1200Z++. PPR, 24 HR PN RQR, CTC AFLD MGMT1145-0430Z++ DSN 965-2356, C803-895-2357. TRAN ACFT CTC BASE OPS PTD PRIOR ARR TO CONFIRM FM SVC RQR. DSN 965-2356, C803-895-2357, FAX 2360.
RSTD: ISSUED PPR VALID 1 HR +/- ETA, EARLY/LATE ARR/DEP MUST RE-COORD. TRAN ACFT CTC TWR PRIOR TO EXITING RWY.
CAUTION: TRAN PILOTS WILL NOT CLIMB ABV 1000' ON DEP DUR VFR COND TIL CLEAR OF ARPT BDRY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY CLEARED TO DO SO BY ATC. SPECIFIC TAXI INSTR FOR HVY ACFT CTC GND )MAY RQR BACK TAXIING ON RY TO APPROPRIATE LADDER TXWY. UNCONTROLLED VEH TFC ON TWY AND APN.
TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1500 FT, OVERHEAD 2000 FT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: 24 HR PN RQR FOR CSTMS AND AG.
45 FT OBSTN LCTD 140 FT S TWY CNTRLN.
MISC: ACC RSRS APPLIED TO ACC ACFT ONLY.
BEARING STRENGTH RY 04R-22L: ST130; SBTT351; DDT490.
ACC RSRS APPLIED TO ACC ACFT ONLY.
TRAN-ALERT: TRANSIENT ALERT AFTER HOURS SUPPORT IS NOT AUTHORIZED UNLESS SUPPORTING HIGHER HEADQUARTERS DIRECTED MISSIONS.
TRAN ACFT CTC BASE OPS PTD PRIOR TO ARRIVAL TO CONFIRM SVC RQR.
RSTD: SOUTH TRIM PAD AND TEST CELL SW OF TWY A CLSD.
RSTD: AERODROME UNUSE AS WX ALTN OUTSIDE OF TRAN ALERT HR OF OPNS.
CAUTION: TWY D CENTER DIR GUIDANCE SIGN MISSING ON RY 04R APCH END.
LGT: ALL RY THLD LGT GATED.
RSTD: HVY ACFT EXP ARR/DEP DELAYS DUR WING FLYING.
MISC: WX 965-2362, C803-895-2362, FORECASTER AVBL H24. TELEWORKING DUR AFLD CLOSURES. REMOTE BRIRFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS, BARKSDALE AFB, DSN 331-2651/2635/2636, C318-529-2651/2635/2636, WEBSITE: HTTPS://26OWS..US.AF.MIL.
MISC: WX OBS AVBL H24 VIA AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSN SYS. AUGMENTED AN/FMQ-19 WHEN RQR DUR OPR HR AND RESOURCE PROTECTION. HUMAN OBSN SFC VIS LTD FROM 230-030 BY FLIGHTLINE HANGARS, BUILDINGS AND TREES.
RSTD: ONLY 20 FW LCL OPS APV TO FLY STR-IN APCH TO RWY 4L WITH VGSI INOP AT NGT.
ARFF CAPABILITIES ARE YELLOW (REDUCED LEVEL OF SVC) FOR LARGE FRAME ACFT.
MISC: ACFT DEP SHAW AFB CTC GRD CTL FOR CLNC.
MISC: AFLD COND, BASH, AND RWY SFC COND AVBL ON ATIS; TWR IF ATIS UNAVBL.
FOR AIR EVAC OR URGENT REQ DUR AFLD CLOSURE, AIRCREWS MUST CTC COMD POST DSN 312-965-5850 OR VIA UHF.
A-GEAR: NML BAK-12 CONFIGURATION: RY 04R/22L: APCH DOWN, DEP UP. RY 04L-22R: APCH DOWN, DEP UP. BOTH RY 04L/22R OVERRUN A-G BAK-12S ARE IN RAISED POSN. BAK-12A ARE NSTD 900 FT RUN OUT, 1 1/4 IN CABLE AND 50,000 LB WEIGHT SETTING. CALL TWR OR BASE OPS AT LEAST 20 MIN IN ADVANCE TO REQ OTHER CONFIGURATIONS. RWY 22R DEP END BAK-12 1457 FT FR DEP END O/S. EXPEDITIONARY BAK-12 LCTD ON RWY 22R DEP END 2928 FT FR END OF RWY.
MISC: ACFT THAT RQR IMMED ASSISTANCE AFTER DUTY HR, HOL, AND WKENDS, CTC COMD POST C803-895-5850, DSN 965-5850.
SERVICE-LGT: RWY 04R/22L PRE-THLD BARS REMOVED.
RSTD: RWY 04L-22R AVBL FOR 20FW USE ONLY.
JASU: 2(M32A-60) 2(A/M32A-86).
FLUID: SOAP SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX. LOX - 24 HOURS PRIOR NOTIFICATION REQUIRED.
OIL: O-128-133-148.
TRAN ALERT: NO FLEET SVC AVBL. EXP 2-3 HR SVC/REFUEL DELAYS WKENDS, HOL AND PEAK PERIODS; LTD MAINT. CONCURRENT REFUELING NOT AVBL. NO DE-ICE SVC AVBL. TRAN ACFT WILL RETAIN DRAG CHUTES TO PRK. TRAN ALERT SVC AVBL 1230-0030Z++ MON-FRI; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 17 June 2021 at 0901Z to 15 July 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 04L   download (148KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 22R   download (154KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 04R   download (156KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 04L   download (151KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 22R   download (145KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 04L   download (137KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 22R   download (136KB)
TACAN Y RWY 04L   download (138KB)
TACAN Y RWY 22R   download (138KB)
 
Departure Procedures
GABLE FOUR   download (70KB)
PINIE FOUR   download (86KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSMS - Sumter Airport (6 nm E)
KMMT - Mc Entire Joint National Guard Base (17 nm W)
KCDN - Woodward Field Airport (19 nm N)
KCUB - Jim Hamilton L B Owens Airport (26 nm W)
KMNI - Santee Cooper Regional Airport (27 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4209:42
Sunrise06:1210:12
Sunset20:3500:35
Evening civil twilight21:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2021 12:58:25
Local (UTC-4)  19-Jun-2021 08:58:25
 
METAR
KSSC 191156Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 23/21 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02330214 10239 20225 53004 $
KSMS 
6nm E 
191255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/23 A3004 RMK AO2
KMMT 
16nm W 
191156Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/23 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP166 T02270227 10241 20202 53004 $
KCDN 
19nm N 
191255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/21 A3004 RMK AO2
TAF
KSSC 190700Z 1907/2013 21006KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS BECMG 1911/1912 22006KT 9999 SCT050 QNH3004INS BECMG 1914/1915 21010G15KT 9999 FEW030 BKN050 QNH3005INS TEMPO 1918/1922 23015G25KT 8000 -TSRA SCT020 BKN030CB BECMG 1922/1923 23009KT 8000 -SHRA BKN050 OVC100 QNH3000INS TEMPO 2007/2011 8000 -TSRA OVC005CB BECMG 2012/2013 12007KT 8000 -SHRA VCTS BKN015CB QNH2992INS TX30/1920Z TN22/1910Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 1907 NEXT 1915
KMMT 
16nm W 
190700Z 1907/2013 23006KT 8000 BR FEW015 FEW030 QNH3001INS BECMG 1914/1915 24010G15KT 9999 NSW FEW050 SCT070 QNH3005INS BECMG 1917/1918 25015G20KT 8000 -RA BKN060 QNH3004INS BECMG 1920/1921 23020G30KT 6000 RA FEW060 BKN080 QNH3003INS BECMG 1923/1924 23006KT 6000 -RA SCT080 BKN150 QNH3002INS TX32/1920Z TN22/1912Z
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