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FAA Information Effective: 12/7/2017

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Gastonia Municipal Airport

Gastonia, NC

Phone: 704-869-7844
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Attendance: Attended
Unattended Christmas DayYear-round,Sun/1100-1700Year-round,Sat/0900-1700Year-round,Mon-Fri/0800-1700
Elevation:797 ft (242.9 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$ 4.96  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.93  (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-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
approach: Omni-directional ALS
Road, Both-Sides, 8 ft high, 285 ft from end, 10:1 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, 86 ft Right of center, 16 ft high, 252 ft from end, 3:1 clearance slope
19 Ft Trees 4 Ft Fm End of Ry 151 Ft Right of Cntrln; 24 Ft Trees 151 Ft Fm End of Ry 232 Ft Right of Cntrln; at Dsplcd: 16 Ft Trees 89 Ft Fm Dsplcd 151 Ft Right of Cntrln; and 23 Ft Trees 225 Ft Fm Dsplcd 237 Ft Right of Cntrln Apch Slope 9:1 to Dsplcd Thld Due to 15 Ft Trees Located 336 Ft Frm Dsplcd Thld Offset 85 Ft Right of Cntrln

Noise Abatement

RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee TextRunups on ramp & tkof on 21 if no wind exists

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Gastonia Municipal
    Gastonia, NC
    • Maintenance
    • $4.96
    • $4.93
    • Rentals
    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: SW
    UNICOM: 123.0
    Gastonia Aero Club
      Gastonia, NC
      Stanley Aero Club
        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:
        Light Aircraft1603
        Turbine Aircraft2300
        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:35
        Multi Engine:4

        Airport Activity

        GA Local:5,400
        GA Itinerant:4,500
        Air Taxi:0

        (12-month period ending on 8/19/2016)

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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) 214-9160 (Office) 704-869-7844 (Office)
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