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Michael J Smith Field Airport

Beaufort, NC

Phone: 252-728-1928
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Attendance: Attended
For Service After Hours Call 252-728-2323.Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-Dusk
Elevation:10 ft (3.0 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. N of Beaufort
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runways:03/21, 08/26, 14/32
Longest paved runway: 5003 ft
Fees:No data
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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.75  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.95  (full serve service)

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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:4191 x 150ft. / 1277.4 x 45.7mWeight 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
035.6ft. MSL
33° mag
25° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
863' Disp Threshold
Road, Both-Sides, 16 ft high, 300 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 17:1 Fm Dsplcd Thld
216.4ft. MSL
213° mag
205° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
516' Disp Threshold
Trees, 89 ft Left of center, 78 ft high, 1,126 ft from end, 11:1 clearance slope

Runway 08/26

Dimensions:5003 x 100ft. / 1524.9 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
086.5ft. MSL
76° mag
68° true
0.1% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Brush, 140 ft Left of center, 17 ft high, 417 ft from end, 12:1 clearance slope
Ry 8/26 Markings Extremely Faded
269.5ft. MSL
256° mag
248° true
0.1% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
290' Disp Threshold
Trees, 274 ft Right of center, 78 ft high, 2,485 ft from end, 29:1 clearance slope

Runway 14/32

Dimensions:4001 x 100ft. / 1219.5 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
146.2ft. MSL
141° mag
133° true
0.1% up
basicNo DataBoat, Both-Sides, 45 ft high, 404 ft from end, 4:1 clearance slope
45 Ft Mast Height
3210.1ft. MSL
321° mag
313° true
0.1% down
basicNo Data490' Disp Threshold
Trees, 138 ft Left of center, 53 ft high, 345 ft from end, 2:1 clearance slope
22 Ft Trees 160 Ft Fm Thld Offset 157 Ft Left of Cntrln Apch Ratio 9:1 Fm Dsplcd Thld; 66 Ft Tree 838 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 136 Ft Left of Cntrln

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Southern Air
  • Maintenance
  • $5.75
  • $4.95
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: E
UNICOM: 122.8
Tailwind Aviation LLC
  • Maintenance
Beaufort, NC
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
Customs: International Landing Rights

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N34 44.0250' / W76 39.6217'
    Charts:NACO: Charlotte Sectional
    Mag Var:08W (1985)
    ARTCC:Washington (ZDC)
    FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
    NOTAM Facility:MRH
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityNKT
    Pattern Altitude:Tpa for Single Engine is 1,000 Ft and Twin Engine is 1,500 Ft Multiengine Aircraft: 1513 MSL; Light Aircraft: 1000 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 REIL Rys 8 & 26; PAPI Ry 03/21; MIRL Ry 03/21; PAPI Ry 08/26; MIRL Ry 08/26 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:58
    Multi Engine:7

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:33,549
    GA Itinerant:3,728
    Air Taxi:3,728

    (12-month period ending on 4/27/2012)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Beaufort-Morehead Airport AuthorityJoe Jones
    Po Box 875P.O. Box 875
    Beaufort, NC 28516Beaufort, NC 28516
    252-728-1928 (Office) 252-728-1928 (Office)