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Charleston Afb/International Airport

Charleston, SC

Phone: 843-761-7000
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:ATCT plus Terminal Radar Approach Control, 24 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 24Primary Depart. Control Hrs: 24Primary Approach Control Hrs: 24Mil Ops Hrs: 24
Elevation:46 ft (14.0 m) (Estimated)
Location:9.00 mi. NW of Charleston
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS, TACAN, RNP
Runways:03/21, 15/33
Longest paved runway: 9001 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Ramp, Parking, Landing
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 6.07  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.81  (full serve service)

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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:7000 x 150ft. / 2133.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0320.6ft. MSL
31° mag
24° true
0.3% up
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
2139.6ft. MSL
211° mag
204° true
0.3% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present

Runway 15/33

Dimensions:9001 x 150ft. / 2743.5 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1542.6ft. MSL
154° mag
147° true
0.1% down
precisionend touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
runway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
approach: 2400ft/High-Intensity/Sequenced Flashers, Cat-II/III Config.
ILSType-H Bak-12a(B) (1260')
3338.0ft. MSL
334° mag
327° true
0.1% up
precisioncenterline: Centerline Lights are present
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
ILSType-H Bak-12a(B) (1460')

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Atlantic Aviation
  • $6.07
  • $4.81
  • Sales
On field: E
ARINC: 129.375843-746-7600
Charleston Aero Club
    N Charleston, SC
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: E
    Interstate Turbine
    • Maintenance
    • Sales
    On field: NE
    Signature Flight Support
    • $6.17
    • $4.93
    On field: E
    ARINC: 131.625843-414-9200
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
    Fuel: 100 Octane, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
    Transportation: Limousine, Courtesy Car, Crew Car, Van, Shuttle Bus, Public
    Rental Cars: 
    EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155
    NationalBook Now! 866-315-9155

    Activities: Airline Services, Intensive Flight Training
    Operations: Military, Commercial, Helicopter
    Customs: International Landing Rights

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N32 53.9183' / W80 2.4317'
    Charts:NACO: Charlotte Sectional
    Mag Var:07W (2010)
    ARTCC:Jacksonville (ZJX)
    FSS:Anderson (AND)
    NOTAM Facility:CHS
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:
    Tfc Pat Info: Rectangular 1200 Ft Msl, Overhead 1700 Ft Msl, Lgt Acft 700 Ft Msl, C5a 200 Ft MSL
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:No data

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:19
    Multi Engine:12

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:1,616
    GA Itinerant:26,658
    Air Taxi:22,606

    (12-month period ending on 3/31/2016)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    USAFPaul Campbell
    Joint Base Charleston5500 Intl Blvd
    Charleston Afb, SC 29404Charleston, SC 29418
    843-761-7012 (Office) 843-761-7000 (Office)
    Paul Campbell is the Director of Airports for the Charleston County Aviation Authority. the Air Force Airfield Manager Can be Contacted at 843-963-3028
    This is A Shared-Use Airport. the Usaf Owns and Operates All Runways and the Majority of the Taxiways. the Charleston County Aviation Authority Operates the Civilian Terminal and Associated Taxiways