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Jackson County Airport

Sylva, NC

Phone: 828-586-0321
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:2,857 ft (870.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Sylva
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 3210 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
  • METARs
  • TAFs
  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.49  (self serve service)

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Runway 15/33

Dimensions:3210 x 60ft. / 978.4 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
152856.6ft. MSL

1.6% down
non-standardvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Brush, 64 ft Right of center, 9 ft high, 295 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
10 Ft Brush 198 Ft Fm End of Thld Offset 90 Ft Left of Cntrln and 4 Ft Ground 0-200 Ft From End of Thld Offset 100 Ft R & L of Cntrln PAPI Ry 15 Unusbl Byd 8 Deg Left of Centerline Ry 15/33 Numbers Smaller Than Standard
332806.6ft. MSL

1.6% up
non-standardvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
150' Disp Threshold
Brush, 12 ft Left of center, 8 ft high, 250 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
Nw 10 Ft Brush 105 Ft Fm End of Thld and 68 Ft Left of Cntrln Dspld Thld Slope 5:1

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Jackson County Airport Authority
  • $5.49
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 123.0
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Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N35 19.0327' / W83 12.5822'
Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
Mag Var:05W (2000)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
NOTAM Facility:RDU
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • low intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
Actvt MIRL Ry 15/33 and PAPI Ry 15 & 13 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:14
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:1,600
GA Itinerant:2,500
Air Taxi:150

(12-month period ending on 7/27/2011)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Jackson County Airport AuthorityMark Jones
401 Grindstaff Cove Road401 Grindstaff Cove Rd
Sylvia, NC 28779Sylva, NC 28779
828-631-2295 (Office) 828-586-0321 (Office)