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Gastonia Municipal Airport

Gastonia, NC

Phone: 704-864-4363
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Attendance: Attended
Closed Christmas DayYear-round,Mon-Fri/0800-1700Year-round,Sun/1100-1700Year-round,Sat/0900-1700
Elevation:798 ft (243.2 m) (Surveyed)
Location:4.00 mi. S of Gastonia
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runway length: 3770 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.09  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.19  (full serve service)

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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:3770 x 100ft. / 1149.1 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 24000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
03795.5ft. MSL
34° mag
28° true
0.4% down
non-precisionapproach: Omni-directional ALS
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
Road, Both-Sides, 10 ft high, 292 ft from end, 9:1 clearance slope
21779.8ft. MSL
214° mag
208° true
0.4% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
90' Disp Threshold
Trees, 215 ft Right of center, 18 ft high, 563 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
14 Ft Trees 126 Ft Fm End of Ry 246 Ft Right of Cntrln; 6 Ft Brush 20 Ft Fm End of Ry 75 Ft Right of Cntrln; and 5 Ft Brush 35 Ft From End Both Sides of Cntrln. at Dsplcd: 5 Ft Brush 99 Ft Fm Dsplcd 107 Ft Right of Cntrln; and 5 Ft Brush 100 Ft Fm Dsplcd Both Sides of Cntrln Apch Slope 25:1 to Dsplcd Thld Due to 22 Ft Trees Located 770 Ft Frm Dsplcd Thld Offset 62 Ft Left of Cntrln

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Club in Formation - (KAKH)
    FlyCarolina - Gastonia
    • Maintenance
    • $5.09
    • $5.19
    • Rentals
    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: SW
    UNICOM: 123.0
    Gastonia Aero Club
    • Rentals
    Gastonia, NC
    Stanley Aero Club
    • Rentals
    Gastonia, NC
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
    Transportation: Courtesy Car
    Rental Cars: 

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N35 12.1583' / W81 8.9933'
    Charts:NACO: Charlotte Sectional
    Mag Var:06W (2000)
    ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
    FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
    NOTAM Facility:AKH
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityCLT
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1603 MSL; Turbine Aircraft: 2300 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 03/21 and ODALS Ry 03, PAPI Rys 03 and 21 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:26
    Multi Engine:5

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:40,000
    GA Itinerant:9,000
    Air Taxi:1,000

    (12-month period ending on 7/14/2012)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of GastoniaDennis Moak
    Po Box 17481126 Gaston Day School Road
    Gastonia, NC 28053Gastonia, NC 28056
    704-866-6854 (Office) 704-864-4363 (Office)
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