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Tappahannock-Essex County Airport

Tappahannock, VA

Phone: 804-443-5885
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Attendance: Attended
Mar - Oct, 7 Days a Week,0900-1900Nov - Feb, 7 Days a Week,0800-1800
Elevation:135 ft (41.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:5.00 mi. S of Tappahannock
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 4300 ft
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.39  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.85  (self serve service)

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Runway 10/28

Dimensions:4300 x 75ft. / 1310.6 x 22.9mWeight 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
10135.2ft. MSL
97° mag
86° true
0.2% down
No Datanon-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 355 ft Right of center, 49 ft high, 1,004 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
Ry 10 and Ry 28 Markings Very Poor and May Not be Vsb
28127.7ft. MSL
277° mag
266° true
0.2% up
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 358 ft Right of center, 24 ft high, 1,404 ft from end, 50:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Tappahannock Aviation LLC.
  • Maintenance
Tappahannock-Essex County Airport
  • $4.39
  • $3.85
On field: E
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MinorAirframe Repair: Minor
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Shuttle Bus

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N37 51.5767' / W76 53.6467'
    Charts:NACO: Washington Sectional
    Mag Var:11W (2010)
    ARTCC:Washington (ZDC)
    FSS:Leesburg (DCA)
    NOTAM Facility:XSA
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityPCT
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    Rdo-Ctl Actvt MIRL Ry 10/28, PAPI Rys 10 & 28 and Arpt Bcn - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:19
    Multi Engine:4

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:4,100
    GA Itinerant:810
    Air Taxi:1,862

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Tappahannock Essex County Airport AuthorityJim Evans
    1450 Aviation Road1450 Aviation Road
    Tappahannock, VA 22560Tappahannock, VA 22560
    804-443-5885 (Office) 804-443-5885 (Office)