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Kirk Air Base Airport

Lancaster, SC

Phone: 803-286-8800
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:578 ft (176.2 m) (Surveyed)
Location:5.00 mi. SE of Lancaster
Beacon: Present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:05W/23W (waterway) , 11W/29W (waterway) , 15/33, 16W/34W (waterway)
Longest paved runway: 2600 ft
  • METARs
  • TAFs
  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 3.60  (full serve service)

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Waterway 05W/23W

Dimensions:4400 x 300ft. / 1341.1 x 91.4mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:waterRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
05WNo Data
No DataNo Data
23WNo Data
No DataNo Data

Waterway 11W/29W

Dimensions:2245 x 600ft. / 684.3 x 182.9mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:waterRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
11WNo Data
No DataNo Data
29WNo Data
No DataNo Data

Runway 15/33

Dimensions:2600 x 40ft. / 792.5 x 12.2mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 8000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:low
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
15No Data
No Datanon-standardNo DataTree, 251 ft Left of center, 67 ft high, 1,823 ft from end, 24:1 clearance slope
A Lake is 40 Ft Fm Thld Ry 15/33 Cntrln Markings Badly Faded - Ry End Numbers Not Standard Height or Width. No Runway Centerline Marking
33No Data
No Datanon-standardNo DataTree, 91 ft Right of center, 72 ft high, 620 ft from end, 5:1 clearance slope
A 10 Ft Drop Off at Thld with Water

Waterway 16W/34W

Dimensions:3000 x 300ft. / 914.4 x 91.4mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:waterRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
16WNo Data
No DataNo Data
34WNo Data
No DataNo Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Kirk Air Base Airport
  • Maintenance
  • $3.60
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.9
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Transportation: Van, Courtesy Car

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N34 40.4590' / W80 40.9374'
    Charts:NACO: Charlotte Sectional
    Mag Var:05W (1985)
    ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
    FSS:Anderson (AND)
    NOTAM Facility:AND
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1000 MSL; Turbine Aircraft: 1500 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:for LIRL Ry 15/33 Call 803-286-8800

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:8
    Multi Engine:

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:1,500
    GA Itinerant:500
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 11/4/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    James B. KirkJames B. Kirk
    1007 Kirk Air Base Rd1007 Kirk Air Base Rd.
    Lancaster, SC 29720Lancaster, SC 29720
    803-286-8800 (Office) 803-286-8800 (Office)