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FAA Information Effective: 11/9/2017

Public Use

Lancaster County-Mc Whirter Field Airport

Lancaster, SC

Phone: 803-325-5783
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0900-1630
Elevation:485 ft (147.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:4.00 mi. W of Lancaster
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runway length: 6004 ft
Fees:Hangar, Tiedown
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.14  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.47  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.68  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.75  (full serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:6004 x 101ft. / 1830.0 x 30.8mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 44000 lb
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06459.3ft. MSL
66° mag
59° true
0.4% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
105' Disp Threshold
Tree, 323 ft Left of center, 123 ft high, 3,406 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope
Apch Slope 27:1 to Displaced Thld
24485.7ft. MSL
246° mag
239° true
0.4% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Tree, 473 ft Left of center, 139 ft high, 4,473 ft from end, 30:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Lancaster County
  • Maintenance
  • $4.68
  • $4.14
  • $4.75
  • $4.47
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
UNICOM: 122.725
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Courtesy Car
Activities: Intensive Flight Training
Operations: Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N34 43.3743' / W80 51.2754'
Charts:NACO: Charlotte Sectional
Mag Var:07W (2000)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Anderson (AND)
NOTAM Facility:AND
Approach/Departure Control FacilityCLT
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1186
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Actvt MIRL Ry 06/24 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:40
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:5,000
GA Itinerant:3,425
Air Taxi:575

(12-month period ending on 8/24/2017)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Lancaster CountyPaul Moses
P.O.Box 1809286 Aviation Blvd, Lancaster
Lancaster, SC 29721Lancaster, SC 29720
803-285-1565 (Office) 803-325-5783 (Office)