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Gastonia Municipal Airport

Gastonia, NC

Phone: 704-869-7844
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Attendance: Attended
Closed 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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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.72  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.32  (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-precisionapproach: Omni-directional ALS
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
Road, Both-Sides, 10 ft high, 292 ft from end, 9:1 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, 215 ft Right of center, 18 ft high, 563 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
14 Ft Trees 126 Ft Fm End of Ry 246 Ft Right of Cntrln; 6 Ft Brush 20 Ft Fm End of Ry 75 Ft Right of Cntrln; and 5 Ft Brush 35 Ft From End Both Sides of Cntrln. at Dsplcd: 5 Ft Brush 99 Ft Fm Dsplcd 107 Ft Right of Cntrln; and 5 Ft Brush 100 Ft Fm Dsplcd Both Sides of Cntrln Apch Slope 25:1 to Dsplcd Thld Due to 22 Ft Trees Located 770 Ft Frm Dsplcd Thld Offset 62 Ft Left 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
    • $4.72
    • $4.32
    • 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:23
        Multi Engine:5

        Airport Activity

        GA Local:40,000
        GA Itinerant:9,000
        Air Taxi:1,000

        (12-month period ending on 7/14/2012)

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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
        704-866-6854 (Office) 704-869-7844 (Office)
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