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Jackson County Airport

Sylva, NC

Phone: 828-586-0321
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:2,857 ft (870.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Sylva
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 3210 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.40  (self serve service)

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Runway 15/33

Dimensions:3210 x 60ft. / 978.4 x 18.3mWeight 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
152856.6ft. MSL
147° mag
142° true
1.6% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 251 ft Left of center, 158 ft high, 3,989 ft from end, 23:1 clearance slope
PAPI Unusbl Byn 8 Deg Left of Centerline
332806.6ft. MSL
327° mag
322° true
1.6% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
150' Disp Threshold
Trees, 115 ft Left of center, 41 ft high, 966 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
Nw Dspld Thld Slope 20:1

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Jackson County Airport Authority
  • $4.40
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 123.0
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Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N35 19.0327' / W83 12.5822'
Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
Mag Var:05W (2000)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
NOTAM Facility:RDU
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • low intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
Actvt MIRL Ry 15/33; PAPI Ry 15 & 13 and REIL Ry 15 & 33 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:14
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:1,600
GA Itinerant:2,500
Air Taxi:150

(12-month period ending on 7/27/2014)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Jackson County Airport AuthorityJim Rowell
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd, Suite A-207401 Grindstaff Cove Rd, Suite A-207
Sylvia, NC 28779Sylva, NC 28779
828-631-2295 (Office) 828-586-0321 (Office)