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Mercer County Airport

Bluefield, WV

Phone: 304-327-5308
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Attendance: Attended
Arpt Unattended Christmas & New Years. For Services Call 304-921-3417 (Line Staff Cell).Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0600-2200
Elevation:2,856 ft (870.5 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. NE of Bluefield
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 4743 ft
Fees:Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.85  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.90  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.00  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.00  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:4743 x 100ft. / 1445.7 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
052850.2ft. MSL
49° mag
42° true
0.1% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Building, 210 ft Right of center, 18 ft high, 201 ft from end
15 Ft Brush, 0-99 Ft Dstc, 50-350 Ft L
232856.4ft. MSL
229° mag
222° true
0.1% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
ILSTrees, 343 ft Right of center, 31 ft high, 201 ft from end
18 Ft Brush, 0 Ft Dstc, 300 Ft L

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Appalachian Flying Service
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: S
Mercer County Airport Authority
  • $5.00
  • $4.85
  • $4.00
  • $3.90
On field: S
UNICOM: 122.9
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Courtesy Car
Rental Cars: 
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Operations: Helicopter, Ultralight

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N37 17.7569' / W81 12.4511'
Charts:NACO: Cincinnati Sectional
Mag Var:07W (2010)
ARTCC:Indianapolis (ZID)
FSS:Elkins (EKN)
NOTAM Facility:BLF
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 15 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 15 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 15 secs
Actvt REIL Ry 05/23 , PAPI Ry 05/23; HIRL Ry 05/23 & Twy Lights - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:11
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

GA Local:4,500
GA Itinerant:10,000
Air Taxi:1,800

(12-month period ending on 12/30/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Mercer County Airport Authority IncClint Ransom
300 Markell Dr. Ste 200300 Markell Dr. Ste 200
Bluefield, WV 24701Bluefield, WV 24701
304-327-5308 (Office) 304-327-5308 (Office)
Line Office Phone 304-327-8440. Mgr Cell 681-220-0693