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Horace Williams Airport

Chapel Hill, NC

Phone: 919-962-1337
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Attendance: Attended
Arpt Unattended New Years, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day And Other University Holidays. Call Airport Manager 919-962-1337.Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-Sunset
Elevation:511 ft (155.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. N of Chapel Hill
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 4005 ft
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.59  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.79  (full serve service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:4005 x 75ft. / 1220.7 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09511.2ft. MSL
90° mag
82° true
0.6% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 163 ft Left of center, 14 ft high, 605 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope
64 Ft Trees 0-200 Ft Fm Thld 240 Ft L & R. 5 Ft Brush 0-100 Ft Fm Thld, 160 Ft Left of Cntrln
27487.7ft. MSL
270° mag
262° true
0.6% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
730' Disp Threshold
Trees, 39 ft Right of center, 57 ft high, 961 ft from end, 13:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 26:1 to Dsplcd Thld

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Horace Williams Airport
  • $4.59
  • $3.79
On field: E
UNICOM: 123.0
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Services at this airport:

Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
Transportation: Shuttle Bus

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N35 56.1000' / W79 3.9550'
    Charts:NACO: Charlotte Sectional
    Mag Var:08W (2000)
    ARTCC:Washington (ZDC)
    FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
    NOTAM Facility:IGX
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityRDU
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1513 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    Actvt REIL Ry 9/27; MIRL Ry 09/27 - CTAF. PAPI Rys 9 and 27 Oper Continuously

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:16
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:2,000
    GA Itinerant:1,000
    Air Taxi:100

    (12-month period ending on 6/5/2013)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    University of N CarolinaKimble Wallace
    Cb 1510, Unc-ChCb 1510, Unc-Ch
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1510Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1510