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FAA Information Effective: 4/27/2017

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Horace Williams Airport

Chapel Hill, NC

Phone: 919-962-1337
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Attendance: Attended
Arpt Unattended New Years, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day And Other University Holidays. Call Airport Manager 919-962-1337.Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-Sunset
Elevation:511 ft (155.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. N of Chapel Hill
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 4005 ft
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.62  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.59  (full serve service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:4005 x 75ft. / 1220.7 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09511.2ft. MSL
90° mag
82° true
0.6% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 165 ft Right of center, 23 ft high, 415 ft from end, 9:1 clearance slope
77 Ft Trees 53 Ft Fm Thld 237 Ft Left
27487.7ft. MSL
270° mag
262° true
0.6% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
730' Disp Threshold
Trees, 254 ft Left of center, 54 ft high, 360 ft from end, 2:1 clearance slope
50 Ft Trees 99 Ft From Thld Offset 239 Ft Right Apch Ratio 14:1 to Dsplcd Thld

Noise Abatement

RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee TextIn efct; 24 hrs; climb to 1500' MSL bfr making S/bound turns; jet tfc cmb to 2500' MSL bfr making S/bound turns

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
AERO'Connor Aviation
  • Flight Training
Durham, NC
Horace Williams Airport
  • $4.62
  • $3.59
On field: E
UNICOM: 123.0
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Services at this airport:

Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
Transportation: Shuttle Bus

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N35 56.1000' / W79 3.9550'
Charts:NACO: Charlotte Sectional
Mag Var:08W (2000)
ARTCC:Washington (ZDC)
FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
NOTAM Facility:IGX
Approach/Departure Control FacilityRDU
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1513
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
Actvt REIL Ry 9/27; MIRL Ry 09/27 - CTAF. PAPI Rys 9 and 27 Oper Continuously

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:15
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:2,000
GA Itinerant:1,000
Air Taxi:100

(12-month period ending on 5/6/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
University of N CarolinaKimble Wallace
Cb 1510, Unc-ChCb 1510, Unc-Ch
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1510Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1510